Sewage swamps Monterey Bay beaches
As many as 4.9 million gallons of sewage spilled into Monterey Bay before it was stopped early Saturday morning and numerous beaches are now closed.
A number of national parks in the Bay Area are closed beginning today because of the government shutdown.
San Jose police Monday morning are engaged in a standoff that began Sunday afternoon at a hotel.
The major league season unofficially begins in less than four weeks, when pitchers and catchers report to camp.