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When Do You Call for Help for the Homeless?

July 29, 2014 | 7:00 am

When Do You Call for Help for the Homeless?

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Numbers and organizations to reach when you think a homeless person is in distress.

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Fire West of Yosemite Growing; Crews Gain Ground on Mother Lode Blaze

July 28, 2014 | 3:00 pm

Fire West of Yosemite Growing; Crews Gain Ground on Mother Lode Blaze

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Park officials close one route into Yosemite Valley as crews try to protect two hamlets from flames.

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2012 Campaign Cash Scandal Ends With PAC’s Shutdown

July 28, 2014 | 2:15 pm

2012 Campaign Cash Scandal Ends With PAC’s Shutdown

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The final curtain falls on California’s 2012 political cash mystery that made national headlines.

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Stockton Native Maxine Hong Kingston Receives National Medal of Arts

July 28, 2014 | 1:53 pm

Stockton Native Maxine Hong Kingston Receives National Medal of Arts

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Author is most famous for her first two books, ‘The Woman Warrior’ and ‘China Men.’

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‘Great Bull Run’ Debuts at Pleasanton Racetrack

July 28, 2014 | 1:28 pm

‘Great Bull Run’ Debuts at Pleasanton Racetrack

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Organizer says about 3,000 people paid $60 to $75 each to run with big, fast, irritated livestock.

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Study Finds Berkeley Parking Lot Was Not Native Site; Development May Go Ahead

July 28, 2014 | 12:50 pm

Study Finds Berkeley Parking Lot Was Not Native Site; Development May Go Ahead

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Building has been blocked at Spenger’s lot for years because it was believed to be site of shellmound.

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DeSaulnier Wants Criminal Probe of Bay Bridge Construction

July 28, 2014 | 10:45 am

DeSaulnier Wants Criminal Probe of Bay Bridge Construction

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Concord Democrat says upcoming investigative report raises new questions about project’s oversight.

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New Clinics in California Seek to Stop Schizophrenia Before it Starts

July 28, 2014 | 9:58 am

New Clinics in California Seek to Stop Schizophrenia Before it Starts

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Reagan was 19 when she began having hallucinations.The important thing is she knew something was wrong.

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Officials Return From Central America Trip Focused on Child Immigration

July 28, 2014 | 9:00 am

Officials Return From Central America Trip Focused on Child Immigration

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Steinberg says countries’ underlying economic and security conditions must be addressed to solve crisis.

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Exotic New Aquatic Species on Display at Cal Academy of Sciences

July 27, 2014 | 7:00 am

Exotic New Aquatic Species on Display at Cal Academy of Sciences

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An expedition in the Philippines explores area with the highest biodiversity of marine life in the world.

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