California utility fires contractor from wildfire recovery

A Northern California utility terminated its contract with a construction company to help with wildfire recovery after three workers on social media posted inse
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California subway killing suspect turns himself in to cops

San Francisco Bay Area authorities have arrested a man suspected of punching a subway passenger who died of head injuries this month in one of three recent homi
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Suspect arrested in Oakland train station stabbings

The hunt for a man police say slashed to death an 18-year-old woman in an unprovoked attack in the San Francisco Bay Area has ended where it began: in a train s
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Suspect arrested in Oakland train station stabbing attack

The wounded sister of an 18-year-old woman fatally stabbed in the neck while transferring trains said they were "blindsided by a maniac."
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Gruden aids 4 youth football programs in Oakland area

Jon Gruden is football through and through
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Firefighter mauled by pit bull at scene of house fire

Authorities say a California battalion chief was mauled in the face by a pit bull after helping extinguish a house fire
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Battalion chief mauled by pit bull at scene of house fire

Authorities say a California battalion chief was mauled in the face by a pit bull after helping extinguish a house fire
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Charges dropped against ex-officer in sex with teen case

Prosecutors have dropped charges against a former Northern California police officer accused of statutory rape after the alleged victim declined to move forward
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Costco Now Sells Colorful Unicorn Popcorn

Unicorns continue to gallop their way through the food universe. If you thought things ended with unicorn mac and cheese, unicorn pudding and Lucky Charms with
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This Pizza Sends Pregnant Women Into Labor, Restaurant Says

Does pizza have the power to make your unborn baby pop out? A restaurant chain on the West Coast seems to think so. Skipolini' s has six locations in California
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Arby's Is Offering $6 Round-Trip Tickets to Hawaii

Arby' s is celebrating a new lineup of sandwiches in partnership with King' s Hawaiian Rolls by actually flying people to Hawaii. To win the free trip, customer
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Avocados in 6 States Recalled Over Listeria Concerns

An avocado producer in Southern California has issued a voluntary recall after samples from its facilities tested positive for the toxic bacteria Listeria monoc
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Costco Is Selling 3-Pound Lobster Claws

Lobsters can live to be 100 years old, grow up to 4 feet long and weigh as much as 40 pounds, which is just as heavy as a female bulldog. We typically see the l
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The Best Cheese in America Comes From This Small Ohio Town

A small Ohio cheesemaker had a grate day at the U.S. Cheese Championship, held March 7 in Green Bay, Wisconsin. Guggisberg Cheese of Millersburg, Ohio won the n
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I Tried CBD Oil to Control My Anxiety, and Here's What Happened

The first time I ever heard about CBD oil was on a podcast. Then I saw it on a drink menu. Soon it showed up on my favorite website, and as an add-on at my favo
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In-N-Out Restores Vintage Green Neon 'Quality' Sign at Some Restaurants

Something has turned green at In-N-Out and has nothing to do with St. Depending how long you' ve been a customer, it might even be familiar to you. The Californ
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San Francisco Tops Yelp's 2019 List of the Best Food Destinations

Some people travel to new places strictly for the scenery, while others set their sights on excellent eats. If you are part of the latter group, you' ll be elat
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Edward Nixon, brother of President Richard Nixon, dies at 88

Edward Nixon, the youngest brother of former President Richard Nixon, has died at 88.
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Whole Foods Announces It's Closing All of Its Cheaper 365 Offshoots

Say goodbye to" 365 by Whole Foods Market" stores! The short-lived, nominally cheaper versions of the upscale supermarket have flopped and are being transformed
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New Disney area to immerse parkgoers in a Star Wars story

Personal droids, custom lightsabers, space duels in the cockpit of the Millennium Falcon are just some of the wonders parkgoers can expect at new Disney Star Wa
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Californians lose millions of dollars in recycling deposits

California consumers are losing out on at least $308 million in nickel deposits on cans and bottles, largely because it's increasingly difficult to find a recyc
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New solutions for the old problem of illegal massage parlors

The massage parlor sting in Florida that ensnared New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft is a reminder of the human trafficking and abuse taking place across A
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Walmart is getting rid of greeters; disabled workers worried

As Walmart moves to phase out its familiar "greeters" at some 1,000 stores nationwide, disabled workers who fill many of those jobs say they're being unfairly t
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Contrasts abound for 2 black women in Chicago mayoral runoff

A political outsider who campaigned on reforming Chicago's police department says voters likely had the fatal shooting of Laquan McDonald on their minds when th
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