Cyclists, joggers and nature lovers can now enjoy the outdoors with a bit more ease thanks to the resurfacing of four miles of the San Francisco Bay Trail between Mountain View and Sunnyvale, funded and designed by Google.
It took just three days after Contra Costa County firefighters rolled out a new Lucas CPR machine that kept heart attack victim alive for a few days.
OXON HILL, Md. (AP) -- The 284 kids competing in this year's Scripps National Spelling Bee got their first opportunity to approach the microphone on Wednesday -- and to hear the dreaded bell that signals an incorrect spelling.
Retired astronaut Scott Kelly gave his first major address to NASA employees Wednesday, confiding that while he may have looked good upon landing in Kazakhstan at the beginning of March, he didn't feel that well after returning from the International Space Station.
Texas and 10 other states are suing the Obama administration over its directive to U.S. public schools to let transgender students use the bathrooms and locker rooms that match their gender identity.
Move over, Larry Ellison. The richest person in California is now Mark Zuckerberg.The Facebook CEO elbowed aside Oracle's chairman, who was the richest person from the Golden State when Forbes started a list last year, thanks to the $18 billion Zuckerberg added to his fortune in the past year
Several businesses in a Santa Clara strip mall were destroyed by a massive fire early Wednesday morning.
San Jose churches and temples may continue to shelter up to 15 homeless individuals for up to 35 days at a time if the city council approves a committee's recommendation.
A batch of 100,000 emails has raised fresh questions about the integrity of the state Public Utilities Commission and how it regulates big power companies in the wake of a fatal explosion in San Bruno, according to a consumer group that posted the communications on Tuesday
San Jose City Council voted to study a landmark initiative that would require businesses to offer part-time workers more hours before hiring new employees.
Donald Trump on Thursday reached the number of delegates needed to clinch the Republican nomination for president, completing an unlikely rise that has upended the political landscape and sets the stage for a bitter fall campaign.
Darrylone Shuemake Sr., 53, of Vallejo, called Richmond police Wednesday and surrendered. Shuemake was wanted for allegedly torching a Vallejo home and killing his 5-year-old son.
Real estate circles buzzed Wednesday over reports that President Barack Obama and his wife, Michelle, have decided to lease a nine-bedroom mansion in one of Washington's poshest neighborhoods when he leaves office in January.
Hillary Clinton and her team ignored clear guidance from the State Department that her email setup broke federal standards and could leave sensitive material vulnerable to hackers, an independent audit has found.
Analysts at PetBreeds compiled the AKC's 2015 popularity ranking and seven different breed criteria into the PetBreeds Index to find the most underrated dogs.
A 6-month-old girl whose professional water-skier parents put her on junior-size water skis last week glided 686 feet across a man-made lake in what her parents say sets a youth record.
The swarm of aggressive bees that terrorized a neighborhood and killed two dogs earlier this month were not Africanized honey bees, but European honeybees, state agricultural officials reported Tuesday.
A proposal to install four pickleball courts at Houge Park is leaving some Cambrian area residents with a sour taste. At a May 16 community meeting organized by District 9 Councilman Donald Rocha, several residents said they don't want to lose any green space in the 12-acre park for the game with a funny name.
A 21-year-old San Jose man has been arrested on suspicion of beating his father to death and putting the body in a trash can last week.
Bill Clinton was in San Francisco Tuesday morning headlining a fundraiser for his wife's presidential campaign, while Hillary Clinton announced that she will be holding a rally in San Jose on Thursday.
Authorities are seeking a missing 15-year-old girl, who may have been injured by a Vallejo man.
Police say one person has been killed and three others wounded in a shooting inside a concert venue in New York City, where hip-hop artist T.I. was scheduled to perform.
From musical festivals and wine fairs to 4th of July parades and fireworks, check out the Bay Area festivals happening from spring to fall.
On Wednesday, the West County Mayors and Supervisors Association will consider a proposal by Hercules Mayor Dan Romero to send a letter to Gov. Jerry Brown asking for state funding to install surveillance cameras with recording capabilities at freeway onramps and offramps, and to upgrade Caltrans' existing camera network to enable recording for later viewing by law enforcement.
Silicon Valley venture capitalist and PayPal co-founder Peter Thiel reportedly helped fund Hulk Hogan's lawsuit against Gawker.
Police are investigating the Sunday morning death of a man.
An Oakland mother and daughter were killed Tuesday when an Amtrak train collided with a car, according to authorities.
CEO Bryan Krzanich stars on judge's panel for $1 million prize on TBS' America's Greatest Makers, awarded Tuesday
Captured from different viewpoints -- the stereo of tragedy -- the video shows a man dancing back and forth on the street like a boxer shuffling from one corner of the ring to another.
Protests outside a Donald Trump rally in New Mexico turned violent Tuesday night as demonstrators threw burning T-shirts, plastic bottles and other items at police officers, overturned trash cans and knocked down barricades.