Eddie Kurtz, a straight former Boy Scout, has started a petition urging the California Legislature to pass SB 323, which would end tax breaks for youth groups that discriminate against gays, including the Boy Scouts of America.
So far some 9,000 Californians have signed on to the petition, which ... More >>
Nevada police have arrested a 29-year-old man in connection to the shooting death of Xiao "Ben" Xiong Luo during a home invasion robbery in the city's Outer Sunset District three years ago.
On Dec. 3, 2012, Las Vegas Metropolitan Police busted Andre Bueno while conducting a routine traffic stop. B ... More >>
Last month, a local Boy Scout review board bucked the national organization's intolerant policy and recommended that the Mt. Diablo-Silverado Council Boy Scouts approve Ryan Andresen's application for Eagle Scout. For the previous three months, the 18-year-old from Moraga had been denied considerati ... More >>
Last week we told you about Ryan Andresen, the incredibly cool 17-year-old kid who was denied his Eagle Scout honor simply because he is gay. His story made national headlines and put the Boy Scouts of America -- and its badge of discrimination -- back in the spotlight. The East Bay teen has not onl ... More >>
In March, Moraga's St. Mary's College earned the national spotlight due to its plucky, personable basketball team. Well, that was this month and this is this month: St. Mary's received a wag of the nation's finger due to a music professor being disciplined after inexplicably making a black student s ... More >>
View Larger MapSan Francisco's Medical Examiner is not yet ready to release the identity of a man shot dead last night during a home-invasion robbery. The robbery and homicide occurred on the 2400 block of Moraga near 31st Avenue in the Outer Sunset. Police have told the media that other victims of ... More >>
Dr. Howard Thornton bragged that his state-of-the-art computer system let him take on 1,000 patients a month, scattered across Northern California. But do his patients get anything like quality medical help?