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Lending Club CEO Sails to Set World Sailing Speed Record
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Lending Club CEO Sails to Set World Sailing Speed Record

Two sailboat skippers, one from San Francisco, set sail at about 1:30 a.m. Eastern time Sunday morning from Newport, R.I., with the goal of breaking the world sailing speed record, according to a spokesperson for the two. Read »

56 minutes ago
Oprah Winfrey to Give Stanford Lecture Monday

Oprah Winfrey to Give Stanford Lecture Monday

Oprah Winfrey has been named as a visiting fellow at Stanford University, where she will spend a day next month... Read »

2 hours ago
The 2 Sides of California's Vaccination Debate

The 2 Sides of California's Vaccination Debate

Tempers flared in Sacramento last week when a senate committee considered strengthening the state's vaccination law.... Watch »

25 minutes ago
Pedestrian Dies in Collision With Big-Rig in Palo Alto

Pedestrian Dies in Collision With Big-Rig in Palo Alto

A person died Sunday morning in a collision between a pedestrian and a big-rig in Palo Alto, according to the... Read »

3 hours ago
Earth Day Celebrations in Bay Area

Earth Day Celebrations in Bay Area

Residents of cities throughout much of the Bay Area held events including festivals and clean ups to celebrate the... Read »

Apr 18, 2015

San Francisco Giants Unveil 2014 Championship Ring

The San Francisco Giants unveiled their 2014 World Championship Ring before a sold out crowd at AT&T Park... View »

Apr 18, 2015
Berkeley Ordinance Goes After Tobacco Products

Berkeley Ordinance Goes After Tobacco Products

The city of Berkeley is considering what would be among the nation's strictest buffer zones for tobacco products, as... Read »

Apr 18, 2015
PG&E Investigates Explosion Near Fresno; Victims Recovering

PG&E Investigates Explosion Near Fresno; Victims Recovering

Pacific Gas & Electric Co. investigators were at the scene Saturday of a natural gas pipeline blast at a... Read »

Apr 18, 2015
IDs Released in Bodega Bay Boating Deaths

IDs Released in Bodega Bay Boating Deaths

The two boaters whose bodies were discovered in Marin County Saturday have been identified as 61-year-old Diane... Read »

6 hours ago
CA Water-Saving Mandate Shrinks Cuts for Some Cities

CA Water-Saving Mandate Shrinks Cuts for Some Cities

Water use must plummet in each California community under Gov. Jerry Brown's sweeping plan to get through a... Watch »

Apr 18, 2015
Warriors Beat Pelicans 106-99 in Game 1

Warriors Beat Pelicans 106-99 in Game 1

Stephen Curry scored 34 points with an MVP-worthy performance, and the Golden State Warriors went up big before... Watch »

Apr 18, 2015
Search on for Driver Behind Deadly Oakland Hit-and-Run Crash

Search on for Driver Behind Deadly Oakland Hit-and-Run Crash

The search is on for the driver behind a deadly hit and run crash in Oakland. Read »

Apr 18, 2015

Golden State Warriors 2015 Playoff Photos

Here are some Golden State Warriors photos from the 2015 NBA Playoffs. View »

4 hours ago
Residents Prep for Mobile Home Park Closure in Palo Alto

Residents Prep for Mobile Home Park Closure in Palo Alto

Maria Martinez and her neighbors' efforts to legally prevent the sale of Buena Vista Mobile Park came to an end this... Watch »

Apr 18, 2015
Carjacking Suspect at Large After Allegedly Running Down Victim

Carjacking Suspect at Large After Allegedly Running Down Victim

A carjacking suspect ran a Millbrae man over with his own car Friday morning before fleeing the scene, according to... Read »

Apr 18, 2015
Precision Medicine Takes Personalized Approach

Precision Medicine Takes Personalized Approach

Fighting disease is not one-size-fits all anymore. Now, it's all about personalized medicine. Ian Cull reports. Watch »

Apr 17, 2015

Golden State Warriors 2015 Fan Photos

Here are some fan photos, as they root on the 2015 Golden State Warriors. View »

Apr 18, 2015
Instant Replay: Heston Keeps Rolling, Giants Snap Skid

Instant Replay: Heston Keeps Rolling, Giants Snap Skid

Chris Heston was good on Saturday as he was in his previous two starts, dominating into the eighth of a 4-1 win over... Read »

Apr 18, 2015
San Francisco Police Bracing for 4/20 Celebrations

San Francisco Police Bracing for 4/20 Celebrations

Police are bracing for thousands of revelers to celebrate 4/20 in San Francisco. Watch »

Apr 17, 2015
6 Injured After Car Slams Into Los Altos Trader Joe's Store

6 Injured After Car Slams Into Los Altos Trader Joe's Store

Six people were injured but not seriously hurt Friday when a 75-year-old woman crashed her car into a Trader Joe's... Read »

Apr 17, 2015

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