( Laura A. Oda )
West Oakland BART shut down by protesters
More than 100 demonstrators opposed to recent police killings of black males, including some protesters who chained themselves together inside trains, shut down the West Oakland BART station for more than two hours Friday, stopping service to and from San Francisco.
( Patrick Tehan )
Bay Area Black Friday shoppers fill stores before dawn
As Black Friday commenced in the Bay Area, shoppers filled malls and outlets across the Bay Area, many out for a second day of scouring stores after blockbuster Thanksgiving Day sales, launching what is expected to be the best holiday season for retailers in years.
Kawakami: 49ers shaken to their core by Seahawks
The San Francisco 49ers were rocked to their core by Richard Sherman, Russell Wilson and Seattle Seahawks on national television Thursday night
( Dan Honda )
Orinda kicks nanny's kid out of school
The Orinda Union School District hired a private investigator to find out whether a second-grader actually lived in the city, determined she lived in Bay Point and kicked her out. The girl's mother, a live-in nanny in Orinda, and her employer are mad and fighting back.
( ap )
Review: 'Far Cry 4' takes players to new heights -- literally
The latest in the Ubisoft series places players in a Himalayan kingdom, where they fight a dictator, scale mountain cliffs and dodge rampaging elephants.