A lesson in humility for his younger workers underscores Vivek Ranadive's competitive drive a characteristic on display in his bid to buy the Sacramento Kings and partner with the city to build a $448 million downtown sports arena.
Jerry Brown who made "lower your expectations" a catchphrase of his first governorship is back in that mode during his second stint, especially on spending.
Experts say that while a total collapse seems unlikely, if Caltrans miscalculated corrosion estimates a major quake could cripple sections of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge.
A year ago, with the real estate market still in a deep slump, a San Francisco firm caught the attention of officials in California and elsewhere with its novel idea of using eminent domain to seize underwater mortgages in order to reduce the amount that borrowers owe.
Train tunnel No. 1 on the old California Western Railroad has endured a lot of punishment since it was hacked out of the serpentine and metasandstone rock east of Fort Bragg by Chinese and Italian laborers a century ago.
Learning the landscape maintenance trade is not just a way out of homelessness for Michelle Van Dyke. "Working in soil is like cleaning up the wreck of my past," she said. "When I'm weeding, I go down to the root. All the way down to the root."
RIPON A Riverbank man was killed in a two-car crash that occurred shortly after 11:15 a.m. Friday in Ripon, authorities said.
A sunny Saturday packed with promise awoke with organizers already sipping coffee and packing cars. By breakfast, Relay for Life tent cities were up and bike race barricades detoured downtown Modesto traffic.