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Do or Die for Doctors Medical Center But It’s Not for Lack of Trying

September 5, 2014 | 4:06 pm

Do or Die for Doctors Medical Center But It’s Not for Lack of Trying

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Without big infusion of funds, San Pablo institution will soon have to close or reconsider its model.

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Proposal for New Pinterest HQ Derailed

July 9, 2014 | 8:00 am

Proposal for New Pinterest HQ Derailed

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Supervisors back away from plan that would have allowed Design Center building to convert to offices.

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Oakland Shuts Down Three Marijuana ‘Speakeasies’

June 24, 2014 | 7:00 am

Oakland Shuts Down Three Marijuana ‘Speakeasies’

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So-called Measure Z clubs in the city have been privately selling pot to adults since 2004.

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Digital Rights Activist Hails House Vote on Bill Limiting NSA Surveillance

June 20, 2014 | 7:30 pm

Digital Rights Activist Hails House Vote on Bill Limiting NSA Surveillance

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Measure would bar NSA from collecting Americans’ communications without a warrant.

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Pinterest Move Threatens Long-Time San Francisco Tenants With Eviction

June 20, 2014 | 4:43 pm

Pinterest Move Threatens Long-Time San Francisco Tenants With Eviction

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In city’s Showplace Square District, a large number of design and production businesses may lose out.

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West Oakland Coffee Shop Vandalized Hours After Gentrification Protests

June 13, 2014 | 5:01 pm

West Oakland Coffee Shop Vandalized Hours After Gentrification Protests

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Masked vandals threw five bricks through the shop’s windows, damaging a coffee brewing machine.

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Students Host Rally Against Stanford’s Sexual Assault Policy

June 12, 2014 | 5:57 pm

Students Host Rally Against Stanford’s Sexual Assault Policy

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Demonstration’s in response to university decision not to expel student found responsible for assault.

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Kaplan Presents ‘Most Credible Threat’ to Oakland Mayor Quan’s Re-Election

June 6, 2014 | 5:17 pm

Kaplan Presents ‘Most Credible Threat’ to Oakland Mayor Quan’s Re-Election

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‘Oakland isn’t ungovernable, just ungoverned,’ says the latest candidate to enter crowded mayoral race.

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Bay Area Man Plants Rainbow Flag on Tallest Mountain in Uganda

May 2, 2014 | 6:24 pm

Bay Area Man Plants Rainbow Flag on Tallest Mountain in Uganda

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Petaluma founder of Three Twins ice cream, new to activism, was protesting severe new anti-gay law.

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Recidivism Rate for Freed Three-Strikers Continues to Be Very Low

April 28, 2014 | 2:42 pm

Recidivism Rate for Freed Three-Strikers Continues to Be Very Low

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Stanford study finds that just 1.3 percent of those released under Prop. 36 have gone back to prison.

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