Benito Santiago, 63, is one of an increasing number of seniors facing rising rents and eviction under the Ellis Act — a state law that enables speculators to buy property hoping to flip it into an easy profit.
From catching a teacher eating in front of an open refrigerator to probing a coach who forgot to cover the swimming pool, photography students use humorous situations to explore energy conservation.
Shares of the San Jose-based maker of iconic DVR technology, sank more than 2 percent on a report that the company was planning to wind down its hardware business.
Ten years ago, Ellen Brook took a professional leap of faith. After taking a silk painting class, she left a Silicon Valley career in investor relations to follow her dream. Her pieces now hang throughout the Bay Area.
Woodside California’s Filoli mansion draws crowds looking to go back in time. The estate was built in the early 20th century and has found new popularity, as period dramas like PBS’s “Downton Abbey” attract audiences.
Enma Delgado cleans homes and cares for children in San Francisco. She left three children of her own in El Salvador and sends money and packages home to help support them.
The latest count of homeless people in San Mateo County showed a significant increase in East Palo Alto. The city does not have a permanent shelter and has hired a consultant to draft a plan for tackling the issues.
The public outpouring of tributes to Apple co-founder Steve Jobs says as much about the public’s relationship with the technology he pioneered as it does about the man himself.
View photo gallery and video of tributes to Steve Jobs.