Redwood City resident Michael Prosper walked through the gates of California's Great America for the first time Monday and became the amusement park's 75 millionth guest.
A retail renaissance is under way in downtown Redwood City thanks to the one-two punch of an improved economy and a building boom.
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti has used Labor Day to call for raising the city's minimum wage. Garcetti on Monday announced a proposal hike from the current $9 per hour to $13.25 in 2017.
The Burning Man counterculture festival drew a peak crowd of nearly 66,000 celebrants as it neared an end Monday on the northern Nevada desert.
A 24-year-old Watsonville man is suing Santa Cruz County law enforcement agencies after he was pulled over on his motorcycle and later lost his job because a deputy called his employer.
Plus, 'America's Next Top Model' contestants are asked to wear what?
San Andreas Fault study in 2-mile deep borehole languishes as feds shift funds. Early drilling success overshadowed by loss of key instrument package.
Caroline Wozniacki advances to her first Grand Slam quarterfinal in more than two years.
Kasey Kahne wins NASCAR Sprint Cup race; Tony Stewart finishes 41st in return to racing
A 3.5-magnitude earthquake struck this morning near Gilroy, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
Police used a stun gun on a 14-year-old girl when she allegedly attacked another officer who was trying to subdue her friend late Saturday at the Monterey County Fair, police said.
Sunny weather helped draw hordes of visitors to Santa Cruz County during Labor Day weekend, but the holiday was marred by the death of a Santa Cruz County woman who was pulled from the surf off Palm Beach.
Coach Jim Harbaugh expected to discuss defensive tackle Ray McDonald's status Tuesday on his radio segment; 49ers not saying if he will play Sunday against Cowboys in Dallas.
Parts of Redwood City and Menlo Park are set to be fogged for mosquitoes Tuesday.
'I have the least partisan resume of anybody' who has sought this office before or since June's primary election, said Peterson, who runs the Davenport Institute for Public Engagement and Civic Leadership at Pepperdine University.
Electrical problems darken meters at several onramps.
Statistics for Adam Dunn, who was acquired by the Oakland A's from the Chicago White Sox
San Francisco Giants' winning streak at six after 15-5 win over Milwaukee Brewers
North Korea gave foreign media access on Monday to three detained Americans who said they have been able to contact their families and -- watched by officials as they spoke -- called for Washington to send a high-ranking representative to negotiate for their freedom.
On Sept. 3, the San Francisco Symphony's music director and conductor, Michael Tilson Thomas, begins his 20th season. During an interview at his home in the Cow Hollow neighborhood, he spoke about mentors Igor Stravinsky and Leonard Bernstein, about flipping out over the Beach Boys in 1966 and about unleashing the ferocity of Beethoven in 2014.
San Francisco Giants blow big lead, lose 10-9 in walk-off fashion to Colorado Rockies after winning completion of suspended game
San Francisco Giants manager Bruce Bochy's son Brett and former first-round pick Gary Brown are called up from Triple-A Fresno.
In San Jose, one man is in critical condition and one is in stable condition after being shot while standing on the sidewalk near Second and East Santa Clara streets Sunday morning.
Adam Dunn's home run provide momentary spark for Oakland A's, badly in need of a boost during stretch run to revert their recent slide
City leaders in Burlingame will host a forum on two emerging methods of water conservation in a presentation called 'The Pros and Cons of Gray Water and Rainwater.' Tom Bressan, owner of the Urban Farmer Store and an expert in water-friendly landscaping, will lead the discussion.
Tougher environmental laws and spending rules ended the era of big dams. Might it be making a comeback amid the drought?
Joan Rivers' loved ones said Sunday that they remain hopeful about her recovery three days after she went into cardiac arrest at a doctor's office.
Oakland A's manager Bob Melvin called his team's play 'pathetic, embarrassing' after a four-game sweep by the Los Angeles Angels dropped Oakland five games back in the American League West.
Smith signed a $68 million extension Sunday to remain with the Chiefs through the 2018 season, a person familiar with the deal told The Associated Press. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the team did not disclose the terms of the contract.
Oakland A's also promote three players from Triple-A Sacramento including speedy outfielder Billy Burns and reliever Fernando Rodriguez.