The success of “joint use” programs in San Francisco and New York shows the benefits of opening schoolyards up to the local community.
A librarian has made it her mission to correct the death toll.
A conversation with Michael Storper, the author of a new book on why San Francisco has outperformed L.A. in recent decades.
The mirage, complete with a sunspot, appeared in fiery grandeur over the Pacific Ocean.
A new ordinance punishes manspreaders and luggage-hoarders, though police worry it could penalize the homeless.
You need at least $6 million to be counted among the Bay Area’s wealthy, according to Charles Schwab.
NASA highlights Lake Shasta’s year-long progress from a virtual dust bowl to a healthy basin.
The West has broiled with incredible heat, while the East Coast looks forward to more snow.
A survey of mountain snowpack has revealed below-average water content.
Watch these drivers cling to a street-sweeper’s bumper like hungry suckerfish.
This public-art installation wins viewers over with a cutesy scene before revealing a more serious message.
Drifts as deep as 16 feet rest atop the Sierra Nevadas.
The state’s two largest reservoirs have finally exceeded their historical averages.
Frighten parents and attract the scrutiny of police with this “blood”-smeared treat mobile.
Never has graphic biological content been so adorable.
The agency’s new “perks” program hopes to reduce crowded trains by getting riders to leave for work earlier or later than usual.
El Niño could roar back to life in March, potentially dropping more than 100 inches of snow on the mountains.
A video from the transit agency shows all the track work that goes on after hours.