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New Organ Planned For Castro Theatre Will Be Among Largest in the World

August 28, 2014 | 11:07 am

New Organ Planned For Castro Theatre Will Be Among Largest in the World

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A group is working to raise funds to install a one-of-a-kind symphonic organ in the Castro Theatre.

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Leaky Pipes Lose Billions of Gallons of Water Every Year in the Bay Area

August 28, 2014 | 10:54 am

Leaky Pipes Lose Billions of Gallons of Water Every Year in the Bay Area

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The region is losing about 23 billion gallons of treated water each year, mostly due to aging pipelines.

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Reunited by Crisis: Two Sisters From El Salvador Deal With Trauma

August 28, 2014 | 8:00 am

Reunited by Crisis: Two Sisters From El Salvador Deal With Trauma

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Gang kidnappings and killings are a daily occurrence in their hometown east of the capital, San Salvador.

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Art, Architecture and Wine Take a Seismic Hit in Napa

August 28, 2014 | 7:00 am

Art, Architecture and Wine Take a Seismic Hit in Napa

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Napa’s arts organizations suffered serious damage in the quake, and now need serious financial support.

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Feds Will Allow Logging in Some Areas Burned by Rim Fire

August 27, 2014 | 4:06 pm

Feds Will Allow Logging in Some Areas Burned by Rim Fire

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A U.S. Forest Service decision released Wednesday will allow loggers to remove dead trees from the area.

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Sleep Apps, Myths and More: Strategies for A Good Night’s Rest

August 27, 2014 | 4:00 pm

Sleep Apps, Myths and More: Strategies for A Good Night’s Rest

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These apps give us useful data, but not anywhere near the level of accuracy researchers get in labs.

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South Napa Earthquake: City Says There’s Over $300 Million in Damages

August 27, 2014 | 11:30 am

South Napa Earthquake: City Says There’s Over $300 Million in Damages

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As postquake structural assessments continue, Napa officials say 120 buildings have been red-tagged.

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High-Priced Drug Sovaldi Coming to California Prisoners with Hepatitis C

August 27, 2014 | 10:00 am

High-Priced Drug Sovaldi Coming to California Prisoners with Hepatitis C

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Drug that can cure most people with hepatitis C in 12 weeks comes at a high cost: $1,000 a pill.

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Janet Napolitano Hopes UC Can Cash In on Companies, Not Just Research

August 27, 2014 | 9:00 am

Janet Napolitano Hopes UC Can Cash In on Companies, Not Just Research

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But her removal of guidelines for industry-academic relations is raising questions and ethical concerns.

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Nuestra Historia Project Works to Preserve San Francisco’s Latino Voices

August 27, 2014 | 8:00 am

Nuestra Historia Project Works to Preserve San Francisco’s Latino Voices

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Collection will include oral and written histories from the city’s Latino and indigenous communities.

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