By Chuck Barney | [email protected] | Bay Area News Group PUBLISHED: January 23, 2019 at 2:34 pm | UPDATED: January 24, 2019 at 6:29 am When it comes to television, the Bay Area is in the house! … And we’re not just talking the “Big Brother” house. TV long has been influenced by actors and producers who have made their way through the Bay Area. But so far this year, they’re making a bigger impact than perhaps ever before. Take a run through the prime-time listings and you’ll find numerous shows that feature the work of people who were born in the Bay Area, and/or went to college here. The list includes “Brooklyn Nine-Nine,” “True Detective,” “The Good Place,” “S.W.A.T.,” “This Is Us” and more. As a way to honor this home-grown extravaganza, let’s play a little game. We’ve provided a rundown of numerous names and their local background. What we want you to do is … [Read more...] about SF Bay Area TV stars quiz: Can you match the names to the shows?
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Flatscreens woo sports fans at Flights restaurant. (Courtesy Amber Turpin) Gott’s Roadside restaurant located at the Bon Air Center in Greenbrae, Calif., on Monday, April 23, 2018. (Robert Tong/Marin Independent Journal) On weekdays, the Alice Collective — housed in this historic 1920s Oakland building — will serve breakfast and lunch from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m., with pastries and other goodies baked in house. (Isabel Baer/Alice Collective) Copita is a restaurant and bar in Sausalito specializing in seasonally-driven Mexican food, including wildly popular tacos (Photo courtesy of Copita). Show Caption of Expand By Lisa Herendeen | [email protected] | Bay Area News Group PUBLISHED: January 22, 2019 at 2:00 pm | UPDATED: January 23, 2019 at 4:49 am CLICK HERE if you are having trouble viewing these photos on a mobile device Super Bowl LIII — or 53, for those of us who prefer modern numbering that doesn’t make us … [Read more...] about 17 Super Bowl 2019 events around the SF Bay Area
By Paul Rogers | [email protected] | Bay Area News Group PUBLISHED: January 18, 2019 at 2:07 pm | UPDATED: January 21, 2019 at 9:56 am Two people who died after falling more than 800 feet from a scenic overlook at Yosemite National Park in October had alcohol in their systems and were intoxicated at the time of the incident, according to autopsy reports. The autopsy investigations, completed Jan. 4 by the Stanislaus County Sheriff’s Department, concluded that Meenakshi Moorthy, 30, and her husband, Vishnu Viswanath, 29 — both born in India, but living and working in the Bay Area — died “of multiple injuries to the head, neck, chest and abdomen, sustained by a fall from a mountain,” wrote Dr. Sung-Ook Baik, a forensic pathologist at the Stanislaus County Coroner’s Office. Both Moorthy and Viswanath were “intoxicated with ethyl alcohol prior to death,” Baik stated in the documents, which contain toxicology reports. No … [Read more...] about Bay Area couple who fell to their deaths from Yosemite’s Taft Point were intoxicated
Dressed as the good witch, Stephanie Jenniches, of San Francisco, holds a sign while marching during the Women’s March in San Francisco, Calif. on Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019. (Jose Carlos Fajardo/Bay Area News Group) Stephanie Alston, of San Francisco, takes a selfie with her daughters Calliope, 11, and Charlotte, 9, while attending the Women’s March in San Francisco, Calif. on Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019. (Jose Carlos Fajardo/Bay Area News Group) Audience members raise their signs while attending the Women’s March in San Francisco, Calif. on Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019. (Jose Carlos Fajardo/Bay Area News Group) People gather for a rally in front of city hall before the start of the Women’s March in San Francisco, Calif. on Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019. (Jose Carlos Fajardo/Bay Area News Group) Elizabeth Todd, of Oakland, jumps up and down while chanting songs during the Women’s March in San Francisco, Calif. on Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019. (Jose Carlos … [Read more...] about Women’s March: Bay Area marchers bash Trump, celebrate women in politics
By Marisa Kendall | [email protected] | Bay Area News Group PUBLISHED: January 20, 2019 at 7:00 am | UPDATED: January 20, 2019 at 7:06 am It’s 200 miles from home, wildly expensive and a world apart from the rural, tree-filled communities they left behind — but for some Camp Fire survivors, the Bay Area offers their best bet at a new life. Two months after wildfire incinerated Paradise, killing at least 86 people, destroying 14,000 homes and becoming California’s deadliest and most destructive blaze, families who fled the flames are showing up on the Bay Area’s doorstep. It may seem like an imperfect choice — the region’s staggering home and rental prices can be another shock for refugees who arrive with little more than the clothes they’re wearing. But with nowhere else to go, evacuees who have family, friends or any other connections to the Bay Area are attempting to start over here. And a handful of local … [Read more...] about Out of Paradise: Camp Fire survivors start over in the Bay Area