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Two wounded in East Oakland shooting

Two males were shot Monday afternoon in the Fruitvale district in East Oakland.

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Things to know: Sharks coach puts Erik Karlsson conspiracy theories to bed

Pete DeBoer says that Erik Karlsson is recovering from a muscle injury, explaining the uncertainty surrounding his return.

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Sponsored: Top-floor resort-style living in a Silicon Valley community

A lush setting and great amenities make this third-floor Santa Clara condo a fabulous home for first-timers or empty nesters, with access to all of Silicon Valley.

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From unemployment to riches: Ex-49er Eric Reid signs huge contract

Eric Reed, who joined former 49ers teammate Colin Kaepernick in a collusion grievance against the NFL, was signed by Carolina early in the 2018 season.

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As second shutdown looms, border talks continue

To avert a partial shutdown set to begin Saturday, the House and Senate must pass identical spending bills that Trump would then need to sign into law.

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Judge denies motion to arrest 14 more people in Ghost Ship fire case

A judge denied Ghost Ship defendants motion Monday to compel the arrest of 14 other people in the involuntary manslaughter case.

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Pitts: Blacks pay a heavy price for whites’ willful ignorance

If more white people knew history, maybe Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam's career wouldn't be in flames, Megyn Kelly might still be a talk show host, etc.

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Letter: Damage done by excusing or ignoring use of blackface

Virginia attorney general's confessions and allegations against Virginia lieutenant governor deeply disappointing.

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Valentine’s Day 2019: Spice up your romantic streaming choices

Want to branch out at this romantic time of year instead of rewatching “Four Weddings and a Funeral,”  “Love Actually,” “The Princess Bride” or “The Notebook?” Here are some ideas on how to spice up your Valentine’s Day streaming options with films that might have fallen off your...

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Hotline newsletter: What the NFL Combine participant list tells us about the Pac-12 talent (and coaching)

* The Pac-12 Hotline newsletter is published each Monday-Wednesday-Friday during the college sports season (and twice-a-week in the summer). This edition, from Feb. 8, has been made available in archived form … NFL Combine invitations: What the numbers tell us If the NFL Draft is the ultimate...

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My AP ballot: Duke is the new-old (or is it old-new?) No. 1

Highlights from the ballot … It wasn’t so much the quantity as the position of the losing teams that created the most perplexing aspect of this week’s ballot. Of the 12 teams that dropped at least one game, five were smack in the middle: No. 9 Virginia Tech, No. 10 Marquette, No. 11 Villanova,...

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Bennett on basketball: Slumping Bay Area programs undermine Pac-12 depth

Brian Bennett, formerly of ESPN and currently a contributor to The Athletic’s college basketball site, is writing a Pac-12 basketball column each Monday for the Hotline. On Super Bowl Sunday, just a few hours before kickoff of the big game, Stanford and California played their Big Game basketball...

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Pro-Trump singer flaunts ‘Build the Wall’ dress at Grammys

When American singer-songwriter Joy Villa arrived at the Grammy Awards on Sunday afternoon, she was a vision in silver.

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Urban community in Santa Clara is launched near train stop

The Nuevo complex in Santa Clara will consist of 868 homes, along with 40,000 square feet of retail and restaurant space, a 4,000-square-foot community center, six acres of parks and a neighborhood garden.

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Bay Area forecast: ‘Atmospheric river’ storm on the way

In the Bay Area, storm totals from Tuesday night through Thursday morning range from 2 to 3 inches in the North Bay, 1 to 2 inches along the Peninsula, East Bay and South Bay and 4 to 6 inches along the coastal mountains.

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Historic Hayes Mansion in San Jose is bought, new owners plan hotel and conference center facelift

JMA Ventures, acting through an affiliate called 200 Edenvale Hotel, bought the Hayes Mansion property on Feb. 5, paying $27.8 million for the hotel and conference center complex.

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California police searching for gang members unearth a surprise

A manhole led investigators to an underground hideaway, shooting range, firearms and ammunition.

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Off Topic: Musk’s Roadster, Jennifer Aniston, the AAF, Offset’s onstage flop

Wait a million years. Elon Musk's Roadster might be reunited with Earth. Jennifer Aniston's birthday bash. Did you watch the AAF this weekend? Do you know what the AAF is? In Twitter's view, Offset should have not gotten on stage with Cardi B. at the Grammys on Sunday night.

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