Winemaker Tom Montgomery stands in wine and reacts to seeing damage following an earthquake at the B.R. Cohn Winery barrel storage facility on Sunday in Napa Valley.
August 25, 2014 It's still too early to tell just how much the magnitude-6.0 quake will cost the region, but it comes after a drought had already made things difficult for wineries.
A photo provided by Lyall Davenport shows damage to a building in Napa, Calif., early Sunday.
August 24, 2014 The 6.0-magnitude temblor caused nearly 90 injuries, widespread power and water outages and damaged buildings in the wine country just north of San Francisco.
Seriously, do you need to send that text right now?
August 7, 2014 All the things customers do on phones — texting, tweeting, taking pictures, fussing with Wi-Fi passwords — slows down the process of being seated, ordering and paying the bill. And it's annoying.
This photo also featured in BuzzFeed's "21 Unbelievable Beverage Can Photobombs."
July 28, 2014 For this week's Sandwich Monday, we try a sandwich with a cult following. It's the Korean steak from Rhea's Market and Deli in San Francisco.
Michael Shannon, 66, bought the green Queen Anne Victorian on the corner in 1975 for $65,000.
June 14, 2014 The largest and oldest house on San Francisco's oft-photographed "Postcard Row" had languished on the market since March.
Juanita Alvarado (right), a community health worker at the Transitions Clinic in San Francisco, helps a patient.
courtesy of Transitions Clinic
June 12, 2014 The sheriff's department in San Francisco is now enrolling inmates in post-jail health coverage as soon as they enter the system. But even with insurance, former inmates can have trouble getting care.
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Ryan Kelly Chamberlain, shown in an undated image provided by the FBI, was charged Tuesday with possessing an illegal destructive device.
June 3, 2014 Ryan Kelly Chamberlain, 42, was arrested on Monday after a three-day manhunt prompted by a search of his apartment. The FBI search turned up the device.
The steamship City of Chester.
San Francisco Maritime National Historic Park K01.2.571PL
April 24, 2014 The City of Chester, which sank in 1888 after colliding with the liner Oceanic, has been found. At the time, false reports that the other ship's Chinese crew failed to assist stoked racial hatred.
Bring your own bread (BYOB) if you're going to take the class in San Francisco to learn the art of making the perfect toast.
April 1, 2014 The San Francisco Cooking School invited us to explore the "wonder" of sliced bread, and perfect techniques for light to extra dark toast. Would you pay to learn the secrets of fancy toast?
Flames leap from the roof of the under-construction apartment building that caught fire Tuesday in San Francisco.
Terry Schmitt /UPI/Landov
March 12, 2014 A nine-story apartment building that was under construction went up in flames. Firefighters were able to protect nearby buildings.
One hospital is offering health insurance plans on the California's exchange specifically for the Chinese community.
February 6, 2014 San Francisco's Chinatown has long had its own hospitals and health care system. Now, one of the hospitals there is offering health insurance plans on California's exchange specifically for the Chinese-American community. It has been very successful where other plans have not.
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A view from above of the wreckage after Asiana Flight 214 crashed at San Francisco International Airport on July 6, 2013.
Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP
January 15, 2014 Emergency personnel had known a Chinese teenager was lying on the ground at San Francisco International Airport near the wreckage. But as they spread foam on the area, she was covered up. Tragically, two fire trucks later ran over the girl. A coroner says those blows caused her death.
The wreckage of Asiana Airlines flight 214 on the runway at San Francisco International Airport last July.
National Transportation Safety Board/Getty Images
December 11, 2013 Three people were killed and more than 150 were injured when the South Korean passenger jet crashed at San Francisco International Airport last July. As the NTSB holds an all-day hearing, there's word that the pilot was worried about making a visual approach to the runway.
Two employees of Alicia's Tamales los Mayas prepare tamales in the La Cocina industrial kitchen. Alicia Villanueva, the owner, and her team produce 3,000 to 5,000 tamales every week to sell in the Bay Area.
Courtesy of La Cocina
October 25, 2013 Tech startups aren't the only businesses incubated in Northern California. Since 2005, the nonprofit group La Cocina, Spanish for "kitchen," has been providing equipment, mentoring and access to capital to promising small food businesses in the Bay Area.
Ready to go back into service: Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) train cars at a station in Oakland, Calif.
October 22, 2013 A late-night deal has ended a walkout that began on Friday. Workers had objected to management's effort to change work and safety rules. The two sides also disagreed on pay.
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