BAY AREA ROCKED BY 6.0 EARTHQUAKE
Gov. Jerry Brown declared a state of emergency after a 6.0-magnitude quake jolted the Bay Area early Sunday morning, igniting fires, knocking out power to tens of thousands, injuring at least 87 people and sending residents running out of their homes in the middle of the night.
BREAKING: Actor Robin Williams was found dead in his San Francisco Bay Area home today.
Statement from his wife, Susan Schneider: “This morning, I lost my husband and my best friend, while the world lost one of its most beloved artists and beautiful human beings. I am utterly heartbroken. On behalf of Robin’s family, we are asking for privacy during our time of profound grief. As he is remembered, it is our hope the focus will not be on Robin’s death, but on the countless moments of joy and laughter he gave to millions.”
Tweet of the day.
Superstar couple Beyonce & Jay-Z took the stage at AT&T ballpark Tuesday night as part of their #OnTheRun tour. Some San Francisco residents tweeted they could hear the concert from various parts of the city, including as far away as the Mission.
How loud was it? Dave Gilson of Mother Jones tweeted this graphic of the concert’s blast radius.
Lake Tahoe Wildlife Care, California’s only wildlife rehab organization, is caring for an influx of bear cubs.
Three months ago, the adorably cute baby bear Tahoe arrived at the wildlife center, capturing the imagination of hundreds across the country. The story of her survival – she was mysteriously left on a doorstep one night and transported to LTWC – is a happy one, thanks to her caretakers Tom and Cheryl Millham, who bottle-fed her and looked after her every need.
Now, the Millhams have their hands full with eight new bear cubs, and no one really knows why so many of them have suddenly started showing up.
Food, drinks and snacks at the new Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara won’t come cheap, according to prices released by the San Francisco 49ers.
Here’s a breakdown of prices at gourmet concessions at Levi’s Stadium:
Beer: $10.25 for 20-ounce domestic and $11 for 18-ounce “premium”
Sausage or bratwurst: $8.25
Soda: $5.25 for 21 ounces, 49ers souvenir soda cup: $7.50
Pizza: $8 per slice
Garlic fries: $8.50
Bag of candy: $6
Water: $5.75 for a 20-ounce bottle
Wine: $12 for a 7-ounce pour
Tortas, barbecue sandwich or burger: $12