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SoCal Teen Drowns After Reportedly Saving Two Friends

SoCal Teen Drowns After Reportedly Saving Two Friends

A Southern California teen is believed to have drowned Saturday after he reportedly helped save two friends from a dangerous rip current. Read »

54 minutes ago
Livermore Hosts Little League World Series

Livermore Hosts Little League World Series

Livermore is known for its nuclear lab, wineries, the new high-end mall, and now, baseball. Watch »

2 hours ago
Hiker, 13, Missing in Central California National Park

Hiker, 13, Missing in Central California National Park

A 13-year-old boy has gone missing while hiking at Kings Canyon National Park in Central California. Read »

3 hours ago
Gov. Brown on Trade Trip to Mexico

Gov. Brown on Trade Trip to Mexico

Gov. Jerry Brown is on a trade mission to Mexico. NBC Bay Area Political Analyst Larry Gerston delves a... Watch »

Jul 28, 2014

"Incredible Character": Venice Lightning Strike Victim

A 20-year-old man in Southern California who died after being struck by lightning at Venice Beach Sunday is... Watch »

Jul 29, 2014
Bryman College Files for Bankruptcy, Closes Campuses

Bryman College Files for Bankruptcy, Closes Campuses

Bryman College students were demanding answers Monday after learning their school closed all of its campuses... Watch »

2 hours ago
 Resort Fires 3 After Pool Water Dumped in S. Tahoe: Report

Resort Fires 3 After Pool Water Dumped in S. Tahoe: Report

Officials at a South Lake Tahoe resort say they fired three employees who improperly drained about 15,000 to 20,000... Read »

Jul 28, 2014
Rare Lightning Strikes Kill 1, Injure 8 Others in SoCal

Rare Lightning Strikes Kill 1, Injure 8 Others in SoCal

A 20-year-old has man died in the hospital after being struck by lightning at Venice Beach on Sunday,... Watch »

Jul 28, 2014
State Sen. Calls For Criminal Probe of Bay Bridge

State Sen. Calls For Criminal Probe of Bay Bridge

A California lawmaker is calling for a criminal investigation into construction problems on the new eastern span of... Read »

Jul 28, 2014
LAPD Patrol Car Runs Over, Kills Man Lying in Street

LAPD Patrol Car Runs Over, Kills Man Lying in Street

A Los Angeles police patrol car struck and killed a man Sunday night who was lying on his back in the street in the... Watch »

Jul 28, 2014
San Bruno to Address Illegal PG&E, CPUC Conduct in 2010 Explosion

San Bruno to Address Illegal PG&E, CPUC Conduct in 2010 Explosion

City leaders in San Bruno are expected to make a major announcement Monday, alleging a cozy relationship... Watch »

Jul 28, 2014
California Can't Say if It's Meeting Drought Goal

California Can't Say if It's Meeting Drought Goal

In ways big and small, the state government is conserving water to try to meet Gov. Jerry Brown's request... Read »

Jul 28, 2014
Northern California Wildfire Destroys 13 Homes

Northern California Wildfire Destroys 13 Homes

A wildfire in Northern California has forced evacuations and destroyed 10 homes and several other structures... Watch »

Jul 28, 2014
Famous Wolf OR-7 Making Pups in Oregon

Famous Wolf OR-7 Making Pups in Oregon

OR-7, the lone wolf that wandered California for over a year, has started a family in Oregon. Read »

Jul 26, 2014
Suspect's Mom Arrested in Burglary That Ended in Shooting Death

Suspect's Mom Arrested in Burglary That Ended in Shooting Death

The mother of a man charged with murder stemming from the fatal shooting of his alleged accomplice by a... Watch »

Jul 25, 2014
Proposed High-Speed Rail Route Through Pacheco Pass Upheld

Proposed High-Speed Rail Route Through Pacheco Pass Upheld

A state appeals court has upheld a proposed route for California's bullet train project connecting the San Francisco... Read »

Jul 24, 2014
Orphaned Bear Cubs Flood Into Tahoe Wildlife Center

Orphaned Bear Cubs Flood Into Tahoe Wildlife Center

It's been three months since the adorably cute baby bear Tahoe arrived at Lake Tahoe Wildlife Care center, capturing... Watch »

Jul 26, 2014
Homeless Artist to Run in San Francisco Marathon

Homeless Artist to Run in San Francisco Marathon

Ronnie Goodman is 53, a former addict and homeless. He’s also a self-taught artist and runner – two things that have... Read »

Jul 25, 2014
California's

California's "Pamplona-Style" Running of the Bulls Taking Place Despite...

It’s not Pamplona, but the Great Bull Run in Pleasanton Saturday is about as close to the legendary San... Watch »

Jul 25, 2014
BART Coliseum Station Reopened After Bomb Threat

BART Coliseum Station Reopened After Bomb Threat

Normal services have resumed at the BART Coliseum station as police continue to investigate a bomb threat... Read »

Jul 25, 2014
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