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Rancho Feeding Corp. Owners, Workers Charged With Selling Sick, Unfit Cattle

August 18, 2014 | 5:25 pm

Rancho Feeding Corp. Owners, Workers Charged With Selling Sick, Unfit Cattle

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Almost 9 million pounds of beef were recalled nationwide after slaughterhouse was shut down.

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With N. California Salmon in Peril, Feds Consider Water Releases

August 18, 2014 | 8:51 am

With N. California Salmon in Peril, Feds Consider Water Releases

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Agency reconsiders refusal to release water as native tribes warn a massive die-off is imminent.

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Mission Bay Blaze Prompts Call For Stricter Fire Safety Rules

August 18, 2014 | 8:18 am

Mission Bay Blaze Prompts Call For Stricter Fire Safety Rules

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With city in midst of building boom, officials look for ways to prevent a repeat of devastating fire.

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Gardening in the Drought: What Makes a Plant ‘Drought-Tolerant’

August 17, 2014 | 8:00 am

Gardening in the Drought: What Makes a Plant ‘Drought-Tolerant’

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California’s historic drought has lots of gardeners searching for drought-tolerant plants.

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Judge Orders Probe Into Reinstatement of Fired Oakland Police Officers

August 16, 2014 | 7:00 am

Judge Orders Probe Into Reinstatement of Fired Oakland Police Officers

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City has prevailed only three times out of last 15 cases in which arbitrator heard appeal from the union.

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Legislators End Suspense … But Still, Mystery Moves on Bills

August 15, 2014 | 5:11 pm

Legislators End Suspense … But Still, Mystery Moves on Bills

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Hundreds of bills meet their fate in August at state Capitol, most with little light shed on the process.

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News Pix: Outside Lands, Sir Paul and Remembering Robin Williams

August 15, 2014 | 11:18 am

News Pix: Outside Lands, Sir Paul and Remembering Robin Williams

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The news in photos from around the Bay Area.

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Anger Over Missouri Police Shooting Resonates Across Bay Area and Nation

August 15, 2014 | 10:52 am

Anger Over Missouri Police Shooting Resonates Across Bay Area and Nation

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Hundreds gather in Oakland and San Francisco for peaceful protests of killings by police.

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Old Muni Buses Are Reborn as Mobile Showers for the Homeless

August 15, 2014 | 8:30 am

Old Muni Buses Are Reborn as Mobile Showers for the Homeless

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A straightforward solution to one of the biggest hardships of living on the street.

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10 Things You Need to Know About Oakland’s Garbage Rate Increase

August 15, 2014 | 8:00 am

10 Things You Need to Know About Oakland’s Garbage Rate Increase

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When new contract takes effect next July, residents will see increases of up to 24 percent.

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