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Mt. Umunhum Open to Public For First Time Since 1980

For the first time in 37 years, the summit of Mt. Umunhum is open to the public. The Midpeninsula Regional Open Space District on Saturday hosted a ceremony to mark the long-awaited occasion.Photo Credit: NBC Bay Area, [Read entire story]

New Robin Williams Meadow Celebrates Storied Comedian

Robin Williams Meadow is now a reality.The Sharon Meadow portion of Golden Gate Park was renamed Sunday in honor of the legendary and beloved Bay Area comedian. The tribute was announced at San Francisco's...Photo [Read entire story]

Man Shot Dead by SJ Officer Had Lengthy Rap Sheet: PD

A man shot dead by a San Jose officer late Friday was a gang member who was wanted for armed robbery and had evaded police mere hours earlier, the department said in a statement.Photo Credit: NBC Bay Area This story uses [Read entire story]

Lineup of Cal’s Free Speech Week Prompts Push for Boycott

The University of Berkeley, California community is seething with tension.Organizers of a four-day parade of right-wing bigwigs on Thursday released their lineup of speakers, just hours before Ben Shapiro...Photo Credit: [Read entire story]

Berkeley City Council OKs Police Use of Pepper Spray

Berkeley City Council OKs Police Use of Pepper Spray

In light of Berkeley becoming a hotbed of political violence, police are asking city leaders to reverse a 20-year-old policy that limits officers' use of pepper spray.Photo Credit: Elijah Nouvelage/Getty Images, File [Read entire story]

Berkeley City Council OKs Police Use of Pepper Spray

In light of Berkeley becoming a hotbed of political violence, police are asking city leaders to reverse a 20-year-old policy that limits officers' use of pepper spray.Photo Credit: Elijah Nouvelage/Getty Images, File [Read entire story]

Pepper Spray Allows ‘Effective Intervention’: Berkeley PD

Pepper Spray Allows 'Effective Intervention': Berkeley PD

In light of Berkeley becoming a hotbed of political violence, police are asking city leaders to reverse a 20-year-old policy that limits officers' use of pepper spray.Photo Credit: Getty Images [Read entire story]

Bay Area Leaders Rappel Down Building to Fight Homelessness

Bay Area Leaders Rappel Down Building to Fight Homelessness

The Bay Area's push to end homelessness reached new heights on Saturday.A slew of mayors and business leaders rappelled down the side of the 236-foot Adobe headquarters in San Jose.Photo Credit: NBC Bay Area [Read entire story]

Oakland Fire Captain Arrested on Child Pornography Charges

Oakland Fire Captain Arrested on Child Pornography Charges

A Lafayette man and Oakland fire captain was arrested Wednesday on child pornography charges, the Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office said.Photo Credit: NBC Bay Area, File image [Read entire story]

Doe, Fawn Shot Dead by Tiburon Man For Eating Plants: PD

Doe, Fawn Shot Dead by Tiburon Man For Eating Plants: PD

Frustrated with a doe and her fawn for eating his decorative plants, a Tiburon man shot and killed the animals last weekend, police said.Photo Credit: Tiburon Police Department This story uses functionality that may not [Read entire story]

Woman, 81, Pushed Off Muni Platform in San Francisco

Woman, 81, Pushed Off Muni Platform in San Francisco

A San Francisco woman was arrested Thursday on suspicion of shoving an 81-year-old woman off a Muni platform — on account of her ethnicity — prompting her to fall onto the road and slam her head on the [Read entire story]

Palo Alto PD Hunts For Mountain Lion, Cub Spotted in Tree

Palo Alto PD Hunts For Mountain Lion, Cub Spotted in Tree

Palo Alto police on Thursday are searching for a mountain lion and kitten.Photo Credit: NBC Bay Area, File image [Read entire story]

Woman Drives Tesla Into Living Room, Damages Novato House

Woman Drives Tesla Into Living Room, Damages Novato House

A Novato house was badly damaged Tuesday morning when a Tesla driver barraged into its living room.Photo Credit: NBC Bay Area [Read entire story]

Organizer Cancels Berkeley Anti-Marxist Rally

Organizer Cancels Berkeley Anti-Marxist Rally

A "No to Marxism in America" rally in Berkeley on Sunday has been canceled amid "violent threats," but its organizer Amber Cummings said she plans to attend it alone.Photo Credit: NBC Bay Area [Read entire story]

SF Leaders React to ‘Unwelcome’ Crissy Field Rally Permit

SF Leaders React to 'Unwelcome' Crissy Field Rally Permit

The National Park Service on Wednesday issued a First Amendment permit and paved the way for a right-wing rally at Crissy Field on Saturday, drawing the ire of San Francisco leaders.Photo Credit: Getty Images This story [Read entire story]

Oakland Musician Dies After Being Robbed, Dragged From Car

Oakland Musician Dies After Being Robbed, Dragged From Car

An Oakland musician was killed Wednesday when he was first robbed and then dragged from a vehicle, police said.Photo Credit: Dave Deporis via Facebook This story uses functionality that may not work in our app. Click [Read entire story]

Google Continues Property Buying Spree in Downtown San Jose

Google is gobbling up properties, rapidly expanding its footprint in the South Bay.The Mountain View tech giant's development partner, Trammell Crow, has picked up a plot of land behind San Jose's Diridon Station, the [Read entire story]

Google Continues Property Buying Spree in Downtown San Jose

Google Continues Property Buying Spree in Downtown San Jose

Google is gobbling up properties, rapidly expanding its footprint in the South Bay.Photo Credit: AP [Read entire story]

Lyft Sparks Censorship Fears With Email to Drivers

Lyft apparently doesn't agree with the adage, "Any publicity is good publicity."In an email, the San Francisco-based ride-sharing giant asked its drivers to pump the brakes before speaking with the press, and instead [Read entire story]

Lyft Sparks Censorship Fears With Email to Drivers

Lyft Sparks Censorship Fears With Email to Drivers

Lyft has ruffled feathers with an email sent to the ride-sharing giant’s drivers.The company has asked drivers to pump the brakes before speaking with the press, and instead check in with Lyft officials...Photo Credit: [Read entire story]