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Shelters at capacity during freezing cold weather

December 7, 2013 11:22 pm

Most shelters in the Bay Area were at capacity Saturday night, forcing those on the wait lists to find other ways to survive the night’s freezing temperatures. More than a dozen homeless people were spending the night at Trinity Center, which works with the homeless in Walnut Creek. The center is on the property of […]

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Man returns home after month in captivity in North Korea

December 7, 2013 11:11 pm

Tired but delighted — that’s how 85 year old Merrill Newman described himself as he arrived home in the Bay Area after more than a month, detained in North Korea. The Korean War veteran turned prisoner stepped of a jet in San Francisco Saturday morning, and emerged from customs hand in hand with his wife […]

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Colombia Car Bomb Kills Eight

December 7, 2013 11:09 pm

Security forces in Colombia say a car bomb has destroyed a police station, killing at least eight people.

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VALLEJO: Police say woman killed in shooting was bystander

December 7, 2013 10:48 pm

Vallejo Police were busy this weekend investigating a fatal shooting outside a concert late Friday night, the city’s third killing in the past eight days.

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SANTA CRUZ: Man returns home from North Korea, rests with family

December 7, 2013 10:40 pm

Tired but delighted — that's how 85 year old Merrill Newman described himself as he arrived home in the Bay Area after more than a month, detained in North Korea.

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WALNUT CREEK: Emergency shelters open to help homeless during cold snap

December 7, 2013 10:38 pm

Most shelters in the Bay Area were at capacity Saturday night, forcing those on the wait lists to find other ways to survive the night's freezing temperatures.

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Winter ‘Spare The Air’ alert issued for Sunday

December 7, 2013 9:45 pm

Though the weather on Sunday is expected to be frightful, fires won’t be an option for Bay Area residents looking to keep warm. The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued a Winter Spare the Air alert for Sunday, banning all wood burning throughout the region. The frigid air that has blanketed the area […]

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Police: Woman killed at Vallejo concert was bystander

December 7, 2013 9:37 pm

Vallejo Police were busy this weekend investigating a fatal shooting outside a concert late Friday night, the city’s third killing in the past eight days. The latest homicide happened around 11:53 p.m. Friday in the parking lot outside the Dan Foley Cultural Center, where a 34-year-old Oakland woman was shot during a gun battle. Police […]

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Cardinal beat ASU 38-14 in Pac-12 title game

December 7, 2013 8:13 pm

Tyler Gaffney ran for 133 yards and scored three touchdowns in a dominating first half, leading No. 7 Stanford back to the Rose Bowl with a 38-14 victory over No. 11 Arizona State in the Pac-12 title game Saturday night. Stanford (11-2) raced out to a big lead in its first game with Arizona State […]

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Thompson has 30 and Warriors top Grizzlies 108-82

December 7, 2013 7:44 pm

Klay Thompson scored 30 points and David Lee finished with 23 to help the Golden State Warriors defeat the short-handed Memphis Grizzlies 108-82 Saturday night. Stephen Curry scored 20 of his 22 points in the second half, despite shooting 7 of 16 on the night as the Warriors ended an 11-game skid against the Grizzlies. […]

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