Professor Who Asked Student To "Anglicize" Name Put On LeaveA professor at a San Francisco Bay Area community college has been put on leave after asking a Vietnamese-American student to "Anglicize" her name because it sounds like a vulgarity in English, school officials confirmed.
Bay Area Housing Struggles Extend To Farm-Rich SalinasMiddle-school English teacher Maryam Powers doesn't take vacations. To earn additional money, she picks up an extra period of teaching when she can and mentors new hires.
Report: San Francisco Bay Area Falls Behind On Quake SafetyThe San Francisco Bay Area is falling behind on efforts to retrofit buildings that are vulnerable to collapse during a major earthquake, according to a newspaper analysis.
Couple And Dog Found Dead In Their HomePolice discovered the bodies of a woman and a dog. After a search they found a man's body.
Project To Drain One California Reservoir A Year Behind ScheduleThe discovery of new "trace faults" near one of the San Francisco Bay area's largest dams has further stalled a $193 million project to strengthen it, pushing back plans for a seismic retrofit to early 2018.
Magnitude 4.0 Earthquake Rattles Bay Area Early Tuesday MorningAuthorities say a magnitude 4.0 earthquake has rattled the San Francisco Bay Area, but no injuries or property damage is reported.
Monk Accused Of Stabbing Fellow Monk In Bay AreaAuthorities say a Buddhist monk has been charged with attempted murder in the stabbing of another monk in a San Francisco Bay Area monastery.
Small Earthquake Shakes San Francisco Bay AreaThe U.S. Geological Survey says the magnitude 3.5 quake struck six minutes after midnight and was centered near San Ramon.
Small Quake Hits Bay Area, No Report Of DamageThe U.S. Geological Survey is reporting a magnitude 3.1 earthquake has struck the San Francisco Bay area.
Coastal California Residents Using Far Less WaterNew data tracking per-capita residential water use for the first time shows residents in the state's coastal areas are using far less water than those in inland communities.
Earthquake Study Finds Fault Between Napa, Fairfield Primed For Magnitude-7.1 TemblorThey include the little-known Green Valley fault, which lies near key dams and aqueducts northeast of San Francisco. Underestimated by geologists until now, the fault running between the cities of Napa and Fairfield is primed for a magnitude-7.1 quake, according to researchers from the U.S. Geological Survey and San Francisco State University.
Known Cougar Killed On San Francisco-Area FreewayThe large male cougar that rattled nerves when it spent much of a day behind a hedge in a Mountain View neighborhood earlier this year was struck and killed by a car on a San Francisco Bay Area freeway.
Next Earthquake Could Unleash Tsunami-Like Wave On Davis If Dam FailsThat’s because while the Napa earthquake alleviated pressure on one fault line, it may have added pressure to others nearby, including the Berryessa Fault which runs directory under the Berryessa Dam.
Napa Earthquake Raises Concerns About Sacramento's LeveesResidents along Garden Highway that CBS13 spoke to on Monday say they’re concerned about whether or not the levee will hold during an earthquake like the magnitude-6.0 that shook Napa.
Cal EPA: Fresno Holds 15 Of Top 20 Most Disadvantaged Areas In StateA statewide survey released Thursday ranks Fresno and other Central Valley communities as the most disadvantaged areas in California when it comes to challenges ranging from polluted water to joblessness.