About 15 homes have been destroyed as unusual late-season blaze slowly spreads in rugged countryside.
Our best images from an event-filled week around the Bay Area.
The week’s news in photos from around the Bay Area.
Oracle Team USA earned a 32.8 second victory over Emirates Team New Zealand in Monday’s race.
All residents evacuated due to the blaze on Mount Diablo have now returned to their homes.
The Rim Fire has been burning in Tuolomne County since Aug. 17 and has scorched nearly 150,000 acres. Incredible images from those at the scene give a glimpse into the magnitude of the blaze. As of Monday morning, the fire was 15 percent contained.
OK, before you start in on your first afternoon BART-less commute, take a few deep breaths and watch this time-lapse video, posted today, of fog pouring in and rolling over the San Francisco Bay Area …. The video is called “Adrift” and its creator, Oakland photographer Simon Christen, writes this about its creation: “Adrift” […]
Santa Clara County Jail recently announced plans to limit the type of mail inmates receive in jail to the size of a postcard. Steeda McGruder, founder of Sisters That Been There, a support group for women who have been formerly incarcerated, holds up daily letters she receives from inmates. She calls these their lifelines. (Jean […]
News Pix: Oakland’s 3 Police Chiefs in 3 Days; Berkeley Students Ask for Majority District; Fires Rage
Oakland’s police department was thrown into turmoil this week when Police Chief Howard Jordan unexpectedly stepped down, citing unspecified medical problems. Anthony Toribio, pictured here, was appointed as the acting Oakland police chief for just two days before he, too, resigned. Here he speaks at a press conference on a long-awaited report from the Bratton […]