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Southbound Hwy. 101 closed after fire breaks out in Marin City

All lanes of southbound Highway 101 were closed Tuesday afternoon as crews responded to a new brush fire near the freeway at Rodeo Avenue in Marin City. The fire was reported to the California Highway Patrol at 11:58 a.m. Fire crews are on the scene battling the blaze, the Mill Valley Police Depart

SFGATE - 2017-10-17 19:54:00

Teen girl walking to Oakland school stabbed

OAKLAND - A 14-year-old girl walking to school was confronted and stabbed by a man Tuesday morning, police said. Police did not immediately have any information on her condition. According to police, the stabbing happened around 8:52 a.m. in the 400 block of 29th Street. The girl was walking to Stre

SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS - 2017-10-17 17:53:46

Bay Area inmate freed by mistake surrenders in Oakland

REDWOOD CITY - A San Mateo County convict who was freed by mistake last week is back in custody after he turned himself in to the U.S. Marshals Service in Oakland, authorities said.Rodney Jefferson, 27, of San Francisco San Mateo County Sheriff's Office Rodney Jefferson, 27, of San Francisco, was se

SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS - 2017-10-18 03:04:17

Witnesses to a police murder are mysteriously dying

Tiny of POOR Magazine speaks at the rally held on the steps of San Francisco City Hall on the one year anniversary of the police murder of Lus Gongora Pat April 7, 2017. - Photo: Peter Menchini by Lisa 'Tiny' Gray Garcia, Poor News Network As the trial over the police murder of Luis Demetrio Gongora

SFBAYVIEW.COM - 2017-10-17 07:00:00

Paolo now severe tropical storm; LPA affects Palawan

Satellite image as of October 17, 10:30 am. Image courtesy of PAGASA MANILA, Philippines - Tropical Storm Paolo (Lan) intensified into a severe tropical storm as it continued to move over the Philippine Sea on Tuesday, October 17. It could even intensify further into a typhoon in the next 24 to 36 h

PHILIPPINE NEWS - 2017-10-17 04:14:00

Kurtenbach: 5 things we learned from the Warriors' opening night loss to the Rockets

OAKLAND - A night that started on such a high with the Warriors receiving their championship rings and unveiling their title banner, ended on a down note, with the Warriors losing to the Rockets 122-121 after Kevin Durant's last-second shot was deemed to have been fired too late. There was a lot to

SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS - 2017-10-18 12:30:18

Glenn Close regrets how 'Fatal Attraction' portrayed mental illness

Glenn Close is widely known as one of the most accomplished and versatile actresses working in America today. She's been nominated for six Academy Awards and has won three Tonys, three Emmys, two Golden Globes and numerous other honors. Now 70, she's also dedicated herself to a number of good causes

SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS - 2017-10-18 03:31:41

Merchants worry about SF's Excelsior neighborhood going to pot

From day one, they seemed like interlopers. Two cannabis dispensaries, wedged together on the same block in San Francisco's Excelsior neighborhood - a neighborhood freckled with produce shops and hole-in-the-wall churches, and filled with merchants who hadn't asked to be part of a "green zone." It d

SFCHRONICLE.COM - 2017-10-18 13:00:00

Feinstein backers mobilize for the real threat. It's not Kevin de Len

Backers of Sen. Dianne Feinstein have moved to form a super PAC for her re-election next year - not so much to beat back the just-announced challenge by fellow Democrat Kevin de Len, the state Senate president, as to arm for possible war against billionaire environmentalist Tom Steyer. "Steyer is th

SFCHRONICLE.COM - 2017-10-18 13:00:00

Justin Herman Plaza needs more than name change

Herman was executive director of the San Francisco Redevelopment Agency in the 1960s. His legacy includes the demolition of more than 1,000 homes and businesses in the Western Addition and the displacement of the largely African American families who lived there. On Thursday, the Recreation and Park

SFCHRONICLE.COM - 2017-10-18 13:00:00

'Decades of Recovery': Californians Brace for Emotional Toll From Wildfires

As crews gained on the wildfires in California wine country, new blazes broke out Tuesday in other parts of the state, including a fire in the mountains above Los Angeles that threatened a historic observatory and more flames in the Santa Cruz mountains. In the state's hard-hit wine-making region, t

NBC BAY AREA - 2017-10-17 23:39:09

SFPD Reporting Decrease In Use Of Force Incidents

SAN FRANCISCO-The San Francisco Police Department has reported a drop in the number of use of force incidents. The SFPD reported that Use of Force incidents dropped nearly 11 percent within the first 6 months of the year with key reforms implemented. According to a press release from the SFPD, the o

THESFNEWS.COM - 2017-10-18 14:50:40

Editorial: Dianne Feinstein challenge will be good for voters and democracy, no matter who wins

U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein, at left, introduces U.S. Senator Kamala Harris during a community meeting at Santa Rosa High School on Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017, in Santa Rosa, Calif. (Jim Gensheimer/Bay Area News Group) California Governor Jerry Brown is flanked by U.S. Senators Kamala Harris, at left

SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS - 2017-10-17 20:32:56

Warriors to receive customized JBL headphones on opening night

Each Warriors player will receive a customized pair of JBL headphones before Tuesday's season opener against Houston. (Noah Graham photo) Commemorative JBL Everest NBA Championship headphones, presented to Stephen Curry, to help celebrate the Warriors' NBA championship last season. Each Warriors pla

SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS - 2017-10-17 19:27:22

Bill Turnage, who managed Ansel Adams and ran Wilderness Society, dies

The cause of death was stomach and esophageal cancer, said his brother, Robert Turnage. He was 74. Mr. Turnage was a graduate student running a fellowship program at Yale College in 1970 when he invited the famed California nature photographer to the campus to give a week of lectures. The two got al

SFCHRONICLE.COM - 2017-10-17 18:53:00

Warriors blow big lead against Rockets, lose season opener once again

After Kevin Durant's potential game-winner, after his Warriors teammates celebrated, the referee waved both hands horizontally: The basket was no good. In a deflating start to a much-hyped season, the Warriors squandered a 17-point lead to Houston, dropping their opener 122-121. Fans were left mumbl

SFCHRONICLE.COM - 2017-10-18 06:09:00

Warriors' Steve Kerr bemoans team's lack of conditioning

OAKLAND - One head coach revolutionized the NBA over a decade ago with a high-octane offense that put more emphasis on pace, layups and 3-pointers. One team then took those concepts into overdrive, and soon sparked envy around the league. So when the Golden State Warriors hosted the Houston Rockets

SAN JOSE MERCURY NEWS - 2017-10-18 12:00:24

Draymond Green strains knee as Warriors lose opener

Golden State Warriors forward Draymond Green was diagnosed with a left knee strain and missed the final quarter of Tuesday night's 122-121 loss to the Houston Rockets. Toward the end of the third quarter, Green was fouled on a running jumper and landed awkwardly. He immediately began hobbling and ru

ABC7 SAN FRANCISCO - 2017-10-18 05:39:34

Man released in error back in custody

A San Francisco man released in error from custody Oct. 9 under the direction of the San Mateo County Sheriff's Office from an Alameda County facility in Oakland is back in jail after he turned himself in to the U.S. Marshals Service in Oakland, according to the Sheriff's Office. At 2 p.m. Tuesday,

SAN MATEO DAILY JOURNAL - 2017-10-18 11:15:00

2 49ers players escape robbery attempt

San Francisco 49ers' Ray-Ray Armstrong reacts during a video replay time out in 3rd quarter during Rams' 41-39 win in NFL game at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif., on Thursday, September 21, 2017. Two 49ers linebackers had guns pointed at them in an attempted robbery early Monday as they were

SFGATE - 2017-10-18 03:34:00