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Garbers' late touchdown lifts Cal past Stanford 24-20

Nov. 23, 2019 9:00 PM EST

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — It took nearly a decade, a heads-up play by oft-injured California quarterback Chase Garbers and one final stand by the Golden Bears defense to make it happen. The Axe is headed back to Berkeley. Garbers scored on a 16-yard scramble with 1:19 remaining in the fourth quarter, lifting...

The Latest: Alcatraz occupier calls events a ‘day of smiles’

Nov. 20, 2019 2:59 PM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Latest on the 50th anniversary of the Native American takeover of Alcatraz Island (all times local): 11:55 a.m. About 150 people are now gathered at Alcatraz to mark the 50th anniversary of a takeover of the island by Native American activists. Original occupiers, friends, family...

Drive behind occupation of Alcatraz lingers 50 years later

Nov. 20, 2019 1:19 PM EST

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — On a chilly November night 50 years ago, a 7-year-old Peter Bratt, his four siblings and their single mother left their San Francisco home for the pier. From there, they joined a group of indigenous activists on a small boat, bobbing in fog and rolling over what felt like tidal...

AP Was There: Native Americans take over Alcatraz Island

Nov. 20, 2019 11:54 AM EST

On Nov. 20, 1969, dozens of Native Americans took over Alcatraz in the San Francisco Bay to demand that the U.S. government recognize longstanding agreements with tribes and turn over the deed to the island. They arrived under the cover of night and vowed to peacefully protest federal policies that sought to...

The Latest: Man stabbed to death on San Francisco Bay train

Nov. 20, 2019 12:58 AM EST

HAYWARD, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a deadly stabbing on a San Francisco Bay Area commuter train (all times local): 10 p.m. Authorities say a stabbing that killed a passenger on a San Francisco Bay Area commuter train may have occurred after the attacker tried to steal another rider’s shoes. The...

California transit chief says man stabbed to death on San Francisco Bay Area commuter train during fight

Nov. 19, 2019 7:07 PM EST
HAYWARD, Calif. (AP) — California transit chief says man stabbed to death on San Francisco Bay Area commuter train during fight.

San Francisco Bay Area real estate heiress whose family posted $35 million bail acquitted of killing children’s father

Nov. 15, 2019 2:16 PM EST
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco Bay Area real estate heiress whose family posted $35 million bail acquitted of killing children’s father.

San Francisco Bay Area officers kill 2 in separate shootings

Nov. 11, 2019 4:49 PM EST

VALLEJO, Calif. (AP) — Police in the San Francisco Bay Area on Monday were investigating two separate shooting deaths by police officers over the weekend. The Vallejo Police Department said officers were called Sunday to a gas station, where they found a man who had been shot by an off-duty Richmond police...

Police search for archer after 2 injured in California

Nov. 9, 2019 6:26 PM EST

RICHMOND, Calif. (AP) — Police are searching for an archer who shot arrows at a homeless encampment in the San Francisco Bay Area, striking two men in the abdomen. The East Bay Regional Park District police said Saturday the victims were hit by arrows around midnight in Richmond, a working-class suburb...

Historic Point Reyes lighthouse reopens after makeover

Nov. 8, 2019 5:00 PM EST

POINT REYES NATIONAL SEASHORE, Calif. (AP) — A historic lighthouse along the Northern California coast has reopened to the public after 13 months and a $5.7 million restoration to its former splendor. Point Reyes National Seashore park officials say the 149-year-old lighthouse that once guided ships into...