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San Francisco Wants to Know: Is Your Living Room Window Killing Birds?

August 23, 2014 | 8:00 am

San Francisco Wants to Know: Is Your Living Room Window Killing Birds?

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The city is assessing the danger of non-high-rise buildings to migrating birds.

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Parents Sue S.F. Over Fatal Officer-Involved Shooting in Bernal Heights Park

August 23, 2014 | 7:00 am

Parents Sue S.F. Over Fatal Officer-Involved Shooting in Bernal Heights Park

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Attorneys say witnesses contradict police story, and Alejandro Nieto never pointed a Taser at officers.

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Small Fire at Chevron Refinery Ruled an Accident

August 23, 2014 | 6:00 am

Small Fire at Chevron Refinery Ruled an Accident

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The fire started early in the morning on July 16, and firefighters put it out in about an hour. Read more …

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Feds to Release Water for Klamath and Trinity Salmon; Farm Districts Protest

August 22, 2014 | 6:20 pm

Feds to Release Water for Klamath and Trinity Salmon; Farm Districts Protest

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Decision made to protect migrating chinook. Valley water agencies decry ‘dumping’ of scarce supply.

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Wine Grape Harvest Comes Early to the North Bay

August 22, 2014 | 3:32 pm

Wine Grape Harvest Comes Early to the North Bay

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Spring rains and a warm summer have brought the earliest harvest in years to many vineyards.

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Communal Project in Fresno Has Found a Different Way to Treat the Homeless [Video]

August 22, 2014 | 3:00 pm

Communal Project in Fresno Has Found a Different Way to Treat the Homeless [Video]

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Dakota EcoGarden was founded by a retired schoolteacher who used her savings to buy and refurbish a house.

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News Pix: Drought, More Drought, Harvest Season and a Touch of BART

August 22, 2014 | 1:31 pm

News Pix: Drought, More Drought, Harvest Season and a Touch of BART

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We visit the rainless Central Valley, a harvest near Napa, Berkeley in the ’60s and the future of BART.

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State to Appeal Judge’s Ruling That Death Penalty Is Unconstitutional

August 22, 2014 | 9:24 am

State to Appeal Judge’s Ruling That Death Penalty Is Unconstitutional

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Atty. Gen. Kamala Harris to challenge finding that execution delays violate Eighth Amendment.

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How to Fight a Wildfire — the Inside Story [Video]

August 22, 2014 | 9:00 am

How to Fight a Wildfire — the Inside Story [Video]

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A look at how Cal Fire command teams plot strategy to combat a dangerous, ever-changing foe.

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Gov. Brown to Decide on Bills to Ease Drug Sentences

August 22, 2014 | 8:35 am

Gov. Brown to Decide on Bills to Ease Drug Sentences

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Legislation would equalize penalties for crack and powdered cocaine, repeal some minimum sentences.

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