So why are law enforcement agencies refusing to use it?
In six global cities.
Blood-colored evaporation ponds, smoldering toxic-waste dumps, a rusting fleet of military ghost ships – the Bay Area has it all.
A growing summer camp is giving young women the skills they need to get high-paying tech jobs, before they've even graduated from high school.
Turns out, the biggest risk to casual carpoolers in Oakland is not each other.
When you're hitching a ride with Uber, Sidecar, or Lyft, it's not always clear who's liable in the event of an accident.
A mushroom cloud of gray smoke on the San Francisco horizon is coming from a blaze on, appropriately, Mount Diablo.
A new exhibition in San Francisco envisions the Bay Bridge as a massive vertical farm and Treasure Island seeded with water-purifying "jellyfish houses."
A clever commentary on the Bay Area's crazy real estate market.
California's largest public works project is finally open to traffic.
The San Francisco peep show closed Monday. A former stripper remembers the empowering atmosphere, even amidst a grueling schedule.
According to a controversial 1885 map, it was rife with gambling parlors, opium dens, and plentiful houses of "white prostitution."
Nighttime images show the gradual spread of the tremendous wildfire, which is burning brighter than the city lights of Reno.
Just for starters, it could cut off San Francisco's water supply.
Officials say they will move with a worker training program, despite a court ruling that stopped just short of invalidating the line.
Officials say that the ban is necessary to protect people's privacy. Is that so?
The state is relying on cities to figure out how to cut emissions in their region. Will it work?
They'd have a clearer mission, political autonomy, and access to new revenue.
The Savernack Street Gallery lies behind an inaccessible San Francisco storefront, and can be seen through an aperture about 0.5 inches wide.