Topic: Northern California
10/12/2011 07:55 am
A Christian Science perspective: Harry Potter's battles with Lord Voldemort provide a helpful analogy for dealing with the question of evil.
10/06/2011 09:30 am
Looking for plants that don't use much water? Those that originated in the Mediterranean region are ideal for a low-water landscape.
09/14/2011 01:35 pm
The decision by BART officials to cut cellphone service Thursday – denying train-riding protesters access to social media – raises deep legal questions, analysts say.
08/16/2011 08:05 pm
Hackivist group Anonymous targets BART website, as retaliation for the Bay Area transit agency's cutoff of cellphone service to some passengers on Aug. 11. BART acted to stymie a protest at a subway station, which was being organized via social media.
08/14/2011 02:45 pm
Jodie Foster, who portrayed a scientist working for the SETI Institute in the 1997 science-fiction film 'Contact,' has donated to help revive the ailing project, which was forced to close some of its radio telescopes earlier this year.
08/12/2011 01:58 pm
Two plaintiffs in an anti-trust lawsuit claim that Apple and five publishers colluded to drive up Amazon's low e-book prices, raising profits for publishers and making Apple's iPad more competitive against Amazon's Kindle.
08/10/2011 02:39 pm
SPECIAL INVESTIGATION: A roster of influential former US officials is speaking at rallies in support of removing the MEK, an Iranian opposition group with a violent anti-American history, from the US terrorist list. A decision is expected within weeks.
08/08/2011 07:28 pm
Four excellent books explain the ins and outs of sustainable landscaping, from philosophy to practical advice.
07/28/2011 08:40 am
In Pictures Tribal land rights