SF Bay litter would fill 100K trash bags SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Litter washing into San Francisco Bay each year would fill 100,000 kitchen trash bags. A San Jose Mercury News analysis shows there's a tidal wave of fast food wrappers, plastic bottles, bags, cigarette butts and other debris making its way through storm drains and creeks into the bay. <p style="line-height: 18pt; ...
ARCHITECT PLEADS NOT GUILTY IN LA FIREMAN'S DEATH: LOS ANGELES (AP) - The architect of a Hollywood Hills mansion where a ceiling collapsed and killed a firefighter who was trying to extinguish a blaze has pleaded not guilty to one count of involuntary manslaughter.
15-minute-old newborn gets pacemaker for heart
SACRAMENTO (AP) - Standard & Poor's on Tuesday improved California's bond outlook from stable to positive, a sign the state might be poised for a credit-rating upgrade if the Legislature continues to make spending cuts and tax revenue meets projections. Although California still faces a $9.2 billion deficit, the credit rating agency said the state has corrected a significant portion of its ...
LOS ANGELES (AP) - A high school teacher's aide accused of sending inappropriate Internet messages to a 15-year-old student was arrested Monday on suspicion of contacting her with the intent to commit a sexual offense, the FBI said. Alain Salas, 40, was taken into custody at John C. Fremont Senior High School. It was the fourth child sex-related arrests of a Los ...
Man at home with son shoots, kills robbery suspect
RENO, Nev. (AP) - Filming for a major motion picture is scheduled to begin soon in northern Nevada, something the local producer says will become more common in the years ahead as some new tax incentives for the industry kick in.
LOS ANGELES (AP) - Evacuation orders remained in place Sunday as crews built containment lines around a wind-driven wildfire that scorched 1,500 acres of dry brush and damaged four buildings at a Southern California military base.
SAN RAFAEL (AP) - The trial of a Northern California teenager charged with the brazen theft of celebrity chef Guy Fieri's Lamborghini sports car from a San Francisco dealership has started in a Marin County courtroom.
SAN JOSE (AP) - The Silicon Valley has had a men's fashion problem dating back to its founders.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - At least for an afternoon, the chess players were back at the usual spot they've occupied for years along downtown San Francisco's busy Market Street.