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Pets Dumped at Vacant Store in Oakland

Pets Dumped at Vacant Store in Oakland

A former grocery store in East Oakland is now a dumping ground for unwanted pets, some of whom are... Read »

Dec 19, 2014

"Wishing Tree" Spreads Holiday Spirit

Four years ago, Vanessa Sabarese read a book about the power of wish-making to change one's life. Watch »

Dec 19, 2014
School Massacre Splits Afghan, Pakistani Militant Groups

School Massacre Splits Afghan, Pakistani Militant Groups

The massacre of schoolchildren at a school in Pakistan this week has divided the Afghan and Pakistani Taliban... Read »

Dec 19, 2014
Here's Where To Eat Out On Christmas

Here's Where To Eat Out On Christmas

It's not just Chinese food that's available for dining out on Christmas Day. Chronicle food critic Michael Bauer has... Read »

Dec 19, 2014
Flu Widespread in 29 States, CDC Says

Flu Widespread in 29 States, CDC Says

This year's flu season is striking earlier than last year's, with the virus already widespread in 29 of the 54 U.S. Read »

Dec 19, 2014
Life Sentence for Man in Killing of Politician Dad

Life Sentence for Man in Killing of Politician Dad

Jason Beckman was sentenced to life behind bars Friday for the 2009 shooting death of his father, South Miami... Watch »

Dec 19, 2014
Mother Who Drowned Baby in Tub, Hid Body Gets 9 Years

Mother Who Drowned Baby in Tub, Hid Body Gets 9 Years

A woman convicted of leaving her newborn baby to drown in a bathtub and hiding its body beneath her Seaside home for... Read »

Dec 19, 2014
Government Gives $30M to Napa Quake Victims

Government Gives $30M to Napa Quake Victims

State and federal assistance to residents and businesses affected by the 6.0 South Napa earthquake in August is more... Watch »

Dec 19, 2014
SJPD Searching for Gunman Who Led Officers on Chase

SJPD Searching for Gunman Who Led Officers on Chase

San Jose police searched for a gunman early Friday morning, which prompted three nearby schools to be locked down... Watch »

Dec 19, 2014
12M Californians Expected to Travel During Holidays: AAA

12M Californians Expected to Travel During Holidays: AAA

Californians should be hitting the roads, rails, and runways in record numbers this holiday season, all in an effort... Watch »

Dec 19, 2014
James Holmes' Parents:

James Holmes' Parents: "He's Not a Monster"

The parents of accused Colorado theater gunman James Holmes spoke our for the first time since the July 2012... Read »

Dec 19, 2014
Reward Offered After Pitbull's Leg Is Mutilated

Reward Offered After Pitbull's Leg Is Mutilated

A dog is recovering after he was discovered with a horrific injury: a hiking carabiner hooked straight through his... Watch »

Dec 19, 2014
N. Korea Was Behind Sony Hack: FBI

N. Korea Was Behind Sony Hack: FBI

The FBI said Friday that North Korea was responsible for the hack on Sony Pictures Entertainment that exposed... Read »

Dec 19, 2014
Wet Christmas: Soaking Storm Brewing for the Holiday

Wet Christmas: Soaking Storm Brewing for the Holiday

The weather may disrupt Christmas travel on the East Coast as almost 100 million Americans take to the roads and... Read »

Dec 19, 2014
Suspected Thief Identified on Tinder

Suspected Thief Identified on Tinder

The office of startup Buildzoom, has seen some ugly days. In July, co-founder David Petersen received an unusual... Watch »

Dec 19, 2014
4th Victim, 6-Year-Old Boy, Dies After Church Christmas Show Crash

4th Victim, 6-Year-Old Boy, Dies After Church Christmas Show Crash

A fourth victim, identified as a 6-year-old boy, has died after a DUI suspect struck a group of people in a crowded... Watch »

Dec 19, 2014
Cancer Patient Pleas For Return of Stolen Chemo Bag

Cancer Patient Pleas For Return of Stolen Chemo Bag

A Bay Area woman battling cancer is pleading for a thief who burglarized her car to return a bag containing items... Watch »

Dec 18, 2014
Jim Harbaugh Won't Answer Michigan Question

Jim Harbaugh Won't Answer Michigan Question

49ers coach Jim Harbaugh is declining to respond to reports that he is weighing an offer from Michigan to become the... Read »

Dec 18, 2014

"She's Not Someone Who Got Wasted": Friend Defends Driver Accused of...

A friend of the woman accused of killing three people in a crash outside a church in Redondo Beach, California, has... Watch »

Dec 19, 2014
8 Children Found Dead in Australia Home

8 Children Found Dead in Australia Home

An injured woman and the bodies of eight children were found inside a home in a suburb of the Australian city of... Read »

Dec 19, 2014

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