How the Retirement Wave Will Impact Bay Area Jobs and Workers
As part of our research for the SPUR Regional Strategy, we reviewed data projections to 2030 to see what types of jobs are growing and how the coming retirement wave will affect job openings.
How the next wave of Bay Area superstorms could be the most devastating yet
Flash flood warnings for parts of the East Bay as rivers rise
20-Foot Waves To Wallop Bay Area Coast During 'Storm Of The Decade'
A powerful storm system described by forecasters as the "storm of the decade" is expected to whip up large and dangerous surf along the Bay Area's coastline Thursday through Saturday.
20-Foot Swells, Sneaker Waves Forecast For San Francisco Bay Area
A large storm in the Gulf of Alaska is sending big seas south to the Bay Area over the next couple of days.
Waves up to 20 feet expected to slam Bay Area beaches
Waves as high as 20 feet are expected to smash into beaches all along the Bay Area coast from Thursday to Friday, meteorologists said. Strong rip currents and sneaker waves are also expected and can pull people into the sea from shallow areas, Bell said, adding that people will be safer if they visit beaches with lifeguards. “If you are not familiar with the beaches or the dynamics of the beaches, we recommend not going into the water,” said Lt. Jonathan Baxter, a…
1 in 100 waves could reach 55 feet during high-surf warning at Bay Area beaches
Whipped up by powerful storms in the east Pacific Ocean, big waves are rolling toward Northern California beaches, and a high-surf warning remains in effect through Friday at 4 p.m. Sets of 22-to-24-foot waves were observed at the Bodega Bay and Point Reyes buoys in the North Bay on Thursday morning at about 8 a.m., and the National Weather Service says breakers up to 32 feet…
Why some BART cars felt like saunas amid Bay Area heat wave
Amid a record-breaking heat wave with temperatures soaring into the 90s and 100s, many Bay Area residents reported dripping sweat inside Bart cars that felt like saunas. The word on Twitter is all the wet bodies created some rather ripe odors.
How to help victims of the Bay Area Fires
We here at KGO are extending thoughts to our friends and family currently affected by the fires in the Northern Bay Area. While reports of the ongoing damage continue to come in, we all can start helping the victims by donating money and supplies. Thanks to donations from the community, including
How to live 'zero waste' in the Bay Area
CAN YOU LIVE ZERO WASTE? Here are some pointers from a recycle guru on how you can help the environment where you live.
History of how many people are homeless in the Bay Area
HISTORY OF THE HOMELESS: Homelessness is a major issue in the Bay Area. Here's a look at how the homeless population has changed in each of the Bay Area's nine counties since 2007.
Leaving the Bay Area: Where People Are Going and Why
More than 200 people wrote in to tell KQED about their plans to leave the Bay Area and California. Read about where they're going and why.
A Transit Rider's Guide to Bay Area Hikes
Looking to hike in the Bay Area, but don't have a car? We've rounded up some of the best nearby hikes.
Your Bay Area Guide to Holiday Volunteering and Donations
The holidays are a time for giving. Use this guide to learn about upcoming events and nonprofit organizations that are helping families in need.
8 Ways 'Bob's Burgers' Is Pure Bay Area
The showrunners say the cartoon is set on the East Coast, but 'Bob's Burgers' clearly left its heart in San Francisco.
Why Is Gas So Expensive in the Bay Area?
Higher taxes and stricter environmental regulations are part of the answer, but they don't explain everything.
5 Unexpected Things to Do in the Bay Area This Weekend
As the Bay Area's real summer finally arrives, we recommend unusual gems and off-the-beaten-track spots explored in our Bay Curious archive.
Your Tips: the Best Advice for Bay Area Newcomers
From unspoken BART etiquette to outsmarting Karl the Fog, here are your best tips for Bay Area newbies.
Beat the Bay Area Heat With These Tips and Cooling Centers
The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory throughout the Bay Area, with temperatures from the 80s to the low 90s at the coast and even hotter inland.
Storms packing 6 inches of rain in 10 days roaring into Bay Area
A barrage of storms interspersed with brief respites will start hitting the Bay Area on Thursday morning and continue for at least a week and a half, kicking off March with significant rainfall to boost reservoirs and hopes that El Niño will show its true colors at last. All told, throughout the 10-day period starting Thursday, coastal areas will see about six or so inches of rain, and cities at higher elevations are forecast to be drenched in at least 10 inches, forecasters…
Top US, Australian officials meet in San Francisco Bay Area
PALO ALTO, Calif. (AP) U.S. talks with North Korea and trade tensions with China were among the topics U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and U.S. Secretary of Defense James Mattis were expected to discuss with their Australian counterparts at a two-day