Quality news is vital to the health and resiliency of any community, including the San Francisco Bay Area. Local News Matters is an effort to restore community coverage to the region so that places and topics that deserve more attention get it.

What’s Happening around the Bay Area Today: Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2018
San Francisco Airport Commission will consider naming part of the airport in honor of former Mayor Ed Lee.
Oakland holds its 27th annual Thanksgiving dinner for the community.
Olympian gold medalist Kristi Yamaguchi opens her eponymous downtown San Jose ice rink.

Bay Area News

Local news from around the Bay, supported by Bay City News Foundation

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A Solutions Journalism approach to engaging voters

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Statewide issues that touch the Bay Area

Data Points

The numbers behind the issues, trends and population shifts of the Bay Area

Remember When

The people, places and events that helped define the greater Bay Area