Tom Slingsby and his mates have perfected the routine by now. They pose with the Australian flag as their catamaran bobs gently in the swells and then spray each other with Champagne after another victory.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A magnitude 4.1 earthquake gave the San Francisco Bay Area an early morning wake-up call Thursday.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Jaylen Brown is starting the NBA Finals on the road. Except it might seem like a homecoming for him, in a couple of ways.
Brown plays for the Boston Celtics, who will visit the Golden State Warriors for Games 1 and 2 of the NBA Finals, which start Thursday night.
Tom Slingsby is the surest bet in sailing when a boatload of cash is at stake.
Slingsby and his defending champion Team Australia sped ahead of rivals Nathan Outteridge of Team Japan and Jimmy Spithill of Team USA to claim SailGP’s $1 million, winner-take-all Season 2 championship on a crazy Sunday on San Francisco Bay.
Team Japan skipper Nathan Outteridge clinched the third and final spot in SailGP’s $1 million, winner-take-all Season 2 championship race with a strong performance in Saturday’s three fleet races in the Mubadala United States Grand Prix on San Francisco Bay.
After a week of mayhem on lively San Francisco Bay, it's not unrealistic to think that SailGP's $1 million, winner-take-all Season 2 championship will go to the last F50 catamaran remaining in one piece.
Defending SailGP champion Team Australia capsized its foiling 50-foot catamaran on San Francisco Bay on Thursday, doing major damage to its high-tech wing sail three days before the global league's $1 million, winner-take-all season title race.
The U.S. SailGP team capsized its foiling 50-foot catamaran just off Alcatraz Island on San Francisco Bay on Monday, six days before it will race for the global league’s $1 million, winner-take-all season championship.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Steve Kerr stepped outside Chase Center on a gray winter afternoon and stretched both arms out to his sides, lifting his chin as he breathed in the fresh air only a few hundred feet off San Francisco Bay.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Eleven San Francisco Bay Area counties will lift their mask requirements for vaccinated people in most indoor public settings beginning Feb. 16, when the state also ends its indoor masking requirement for those vaccinated against the coronavirus, officials announced Tuesday.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Strong winds raked parts of California on Wednesday, making travel difficult on some highways and raising the prospect of downed trees and power outages.
A gust topped 70 mph (113 kph) in the hills north of San Francisco Bay and another gust hit 81 mph (130 kph) in northern Los Angeles County, the National Weather Service said.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — High wind warnings were posted north of San Francisco Bay on Tuesday as a blustery and potentially damaging offshore flow developed in California.
Strong winds, with gusts from 40-50 mph (64-80 kph) were occurring at upper elevations in North Bay mountains and were predicted to spread to lower terrain later in the day and overnight, the National Weather Service said.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Mubadala Investment Company has signed on as the title sponsor of the final regatta of SailGP’s second season, which will include the $1 million, winner-take-all podium race.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Strong and potentially damaging winds were developing in parts of California on Friday and were predicted to persist into the weekend, the National Weather Service said.
High wind warnings were posted for a swath of the Sierra Nevada and north of San Francisco Bay, and warnings were set to go into effect in much of Southern California by midafternoon.
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — An Alameda County Sheriff’s recruit was killed Tuesday in a shooting on the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge while heading home to San Francisco, authorities said.
The recruit, whose name has not been released, was set to graduate in February, the Alameda County Sheriff's Office said.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Los Angeles and the San Francisco Bay area both lost population during the pandemic, according to new data released Friday as the nation's most populous state posted just its second year-over-year decline in history.
ANTIOCH, Calif. (AP) — A man who opened fire with a rifle in a San Francisco Bay neighborhood was shot and killed by police Friday after an hours-long standoff, authorities said.
Reports of shots fired sent officers to a house in Antioch at around 1 p.m., where they saw the rifleman shooting at cars and houses, authorities said.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The California coast will experience unusually high tides and possible minor flooding in some areas through Sunday morning, the National Weather Service said Friday.
The astronomical tides, also known as King Tides, will occur each morning, followed by very low tides hours later each afternoon, the weather service said.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Several San Francisco Bay Area counties will begin loosening mask requirements for certain indoor public settings, including offices, gyms, college classrooms and churches, once they reach low COVID-19 case and hospitalization rates and at least 80% of the total population is fully vaccinated, officials announced Thursday.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Tall trees are venerated across California, but one towering Monterey Pine at the center of a heated dispute in San Francisco’s wealthiest neighborhood has to go, according to an appeals court ruling this week.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Firefighters scrambled Friday to quash fires ignited by lightning as thunderstorms with mostly small but welcome amounts of rain rumbled across drought-stricken Northern California, where forests have been burning for weeks.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A California man who plotted to firebomb the homes of people on his personal “enemies list" was sentenced Tuesday to 18 years in federal prison.
David Jah, 47, of Concord, was sentenced for conspiracy to commit arson.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco and six other Bay Area counties announced Monday that they are reinstating a mask mandate for all indoor public settings as COVID-19 infections surge because of the highly contagious delta variant.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco Bay Area health officials on Friday urged residents to again wear masks inside public buildings, offices or businesses regardless of whether they are vaccinated.
The counties of San Francisco, Santa Clara, San Mateo, Marin, Alameda, Contra Costa, Sonoma and the city of Berkeley stopped short of requiring masks indoors.
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — An armed robber in the San Francisco Bay Area pistol-whipped an Asian man and a person who tried to intervene in what police described Friday as a “brazen” attack in broad daylight.
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — A magnitude 3.9 earthquake rattled the San Francisco Bay Area on Monday evening, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
The earthquake's epicenter was in San Lorenzo, an East Bay community in Alameda County 13 miles (20.92 kilometers) south of Oakland, according to the geological survey.
RICHMOND, Calif. (AP) — Police are seeking the motive for a deadly shooting at a San Francisco Bay Area house party during the weekend.
More than one person walked up and fired into the gathering late Sunday night in Richmond, police Sgt.
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Advocates in southern Nevada are building momentum toward setting aside a wide desert area rich with biological diversity and Native American cultural significance for permanent environmental protection.
SAUSALITO, Calif. (AP) — Three more dead whales have been spotted in the San Francisco Bay in recent days, bringing the total to eight this year, experts said Friday.
The gray whales were found washed ashore on April 27 in Tiburon, on Monday at the Port of Oakland and on Tuesday at Angel Island State Park north of San Francisco, according to The Marine Mammal Center...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Four dead gray whales have washed ashore San Francisco Bay Area beaches in the last nine days, with experts saying Friday one was struck by a ship...
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Another March storm moved through California on Monday, bringing snow to the Sierra Nevada, rain showers elsewhere and gale conditions offshore...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A magnitude 3.6 earthquake has jolted the San Francisco Bay Area on the last day of 2020.
The U.S. Geological Survey says the offshore quake struck around 5:40 a.m. Thursday a few miles west of San Francisco at a depth of about 9 miles (14 kilometers)...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal judge on Monday blocked the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency from allowing the dredging and filling of salt ponds near San Francisco without going through a permitting process that could stall redevelopment of the area...
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Coliseum lights shone brightly for miles through a sunless, smoky sky in the middle of the afternoon — hours before they usually would be on for a night baseball game...
San Francisco Bay Area officer charged with manslaughter in the April shooting death of Black man in a Walmart store
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco Bay Area officer charged with manslaughter in the April shooting death of Black man in a Walmart store.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Scott Peterson's conviction for killing his pregnant wife will stand, but the California Supreme Court on Monday overturned his 2005 death sentence in a case that attracted worldwide attention...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Officials in seven San Francisco Bay Area counties issued a sweeping shelter-in-place mandate Monday affecting about 7 million people, ordering residents to stay at home and go outside only for food, medicine and outings that are absolutely essential...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — As the U.S. death toll from the new coronavirus reached at least 21, California Gov...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Hoisting the spoils of victories in California’s hard-fought water wars, President Donald Trump is directing more of the state’s precious water to wealthy farmers and other agriculture interests when he visits their Republican Central Valley stronghold Wednesday...
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — A San Francisco Bay Area man who became ill after returning from a trip to China has become the seventh person in the U.S. to test positive for a new virus, health authorities said Friday.
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The cities and suburbs on the eastern side of San Francisco Bay are home to 2...
On Nov. 20, 1969, dozens of Native Americans took over Alcatraz in the San Francisco Bay to demand that the U...
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A grand jury in Northern California has indicted three people on charges that they ran a statewide mortgage scam that defrauded often elderly or financially struggling victims of $7 million...
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — The CEO of a Utah-based tech company has been reported missing during a business trip to the San Francisco Bay Area.
Family members say Erin Valenti, head of Tinker Ventures, was last seen in Palo Alto on Monday...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Marine experts say two dead gray whales were found in the San Francisco Bay this week and that one of them died from severe malnutrition...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Half a century after a notorious prison escape from Alcatraz Island, the FBI has created replicas of decoy heads that inmates used to distract guards from a plan that still captivates researchers and tourists...
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — For a second consecutive year, President Donald Trump is trying to drastically reduce or eliminate federal support of cleanups for iconic U...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Two unusual sea lion attacks in a San Francisco Bay cove led authorities to close the popular area to swimmers Friday as officials try to determine the reason for the aggressive behavior...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Two right-wing rallies planned for the weekend in the San Francisco Bay Area were canceled Friday, with organizers citing threats from left-wing agitators, but local officials said they remained concerned about the potential for violence...