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Murder trial of Chinese American real estate scion to begin

REDWOOD CITY, Calif. (AP) — Opening arguments were scheduled Monday in the trial of a Chinese real estate heiress who posted $35 million bail after being charged with murder in the 2016 killing of her...

San Francisco offers $2.5B for PG&E's power grid in the city

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — With Pacific Gas & Electric in bankruptcy as it faces billions of dollars in claims over wildfires started by its equipment, San Francisco is offering to buy pieces of the uti...

Judge approves $105M fund for California wildfire survivors

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Pacific Gas & Electric Corp. received approval on Wednesday to establish a $105 million fund to help survivors of recent California wildfires started by the utility's equipmen...

Rabbi's hands are shattered in fatal attack on synagogue

POWAY, Calif. (AP) — The rabbi who led a service on the last day of Passover suffered a gunshot wound to his hands and two others endured shrapnel wounds as political, civic and religious leaders acro...

Woman names baby after medic who saved her during wildfire

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — In his 20 years as a paramedic, Mickey Huber assisted in two emergency deliveries. But to him, the most memorable birth is the one that didn't happen on his watch. ...

Dog that survived California wildfire guarded home for weeks

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A dog that survived the catastrophic wildfire in Northern California apparently guarded his home for nearly a month until his owner returned. Madison was there w...

Park hikers may have died in 'sympathetic murder-suicide'

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Friends and relatives of a couple whose bodies were found in Joshua Tree National Park say they believe the two got lost while hiking in the sprawling desert park and struggled in...

Park hikers may have died in 'sympathetic murder-suicide'

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Friends and relatives of a couple whose bodies were found in Joshua Tree National Park say they believe the two got lost while hiking in the sprawling desert park and struggled in...

Park hikers may have died in 'sympathetic murder-suicide'

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Friends and relatives of a couple whose bodies were found in Joshua Tree National Park say they believe the two got lost while hiking in the sprawling desert park and struggled in...

Wildfires create worst air quality in San Francisco Bay Area

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Smoke from wildfires north of San Francisco is creating the worst air quality in the San Francisco Bay Area on record, sending people to the emergency rooms, forcing schools to cl...

Right-wing firebrand vows to hold rally at UC Berkeley

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Free Speech Week is officially canceled, but the controversy surrounding the campus event will likely not end as right-wing provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos vows to appear at an unsa...

Right-wing firebrand plans to hold rally at UC Berkeley

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Right-wing provocateur Milo Yiannopoulos announced he is planning to hold a rally Sunday at the University of California, Berkeley, after a student group who planned a week of eve...

Comedian, civil rights activist Dick Gregory dies

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dick Gregory, who broke racial barriers in the 1960s and used his humor to spread messages of social justice and nutritional health, has died. He was 84. Gregory's...

Northwestern professor, Oxford staffer jailed in stabbing

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Far from their prestigious campuses, a Northwestern University professor and a University of Oxford finance officer were jailed in the San Francisco area on Saturday after eight d...

Northwestern professor, Oxford staffer jailed in stabbing

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Authorities say a Northwestern University professor arrested after eight days on the lam in a fatal stabbing in Chicago is being closely watched in jail in California. ...