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Unprecedented Drone Use to Search for Missing Teacher
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Unprecedented Drone Use to Search for Missing Teacher

Using an unprecedented search technique, the California National Guard has launched a drone to help look for a missing San Francisco teacher after he was last seen almost two weeks ago while riding a motorcycle in the El Dorado National Forest. Read »

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Rocky Fire in Lake County Grows to 8,000 Acres

Rocky Fire in Lake County Grows to 8,000 Acres

The Rocky Fire in Northern California's Lake County grew 5,000 overnight and had charred 8,000 acres by Thursday... Read »

45 minutes ago
USOC Exploring Possible LA-SF Joint Olympics Bid

USOC Exploring Possible LA-SF Joint Olympics Bid

With Boston now out of the Olympics race, Los Angeles is exploring a new bid that could include Bay Area... Watch »

Jul 29, 2015
Oil Slick Reported at SoCal Beach

Oil Slick Reported at SoCal Beach

The U.S. Coast Guard was inspecting an oil slick off the coast of Southern California Wednesday afternoon after... Watch »

Jul 29, 2015
Man Armed With Crossbow in Custody After Standoff

Man Armed With Crossbow in Custody After Standoff

A man armed with a crossbow was arrested Tuesday night after barricading himself inside a home in the 22500 block of... Read »

Jul 29, 2015
SF Among U.S.’ Top 3 Hubs for Ivory Sales from Endangered Elephants

SF Among U.S.’ Top 3 Hubs for Ivory Sales from Endangered Elephants

Ivory dealers in San Francisco's Chinatown stood in their shop doors next to windows full of carved ivory tusks and... Read »

Jul 29, 2015
U.S. Attorney For Northern California Melinda Haag Stepping Down

U.S. Attorney For Northern California Melinda Haag Stepping Down

U.S. Attorney Melinda Haag of Northern California announced in San Francisco today that she is leaving her post... Read »

Jul 29, 2015
Girl Scouts Build Helipad Near Julian to Aid CAL FIRE

Girl Scouts Build Helipad Near Julian to Aid CAL FIRE

Local San Diego Girl Scouts have no doubt won their fire safety badge this week. The Girl Scouts and San Diego Gas... Read »

Jul 28, 2015
Public Viewing, Funeral for Police Sergeant

Public Viewing, Funeral for Police Sergeant

A public viewing will be held on Wednesday for a Hayward police officer, shot down during a routine traffic stop... Watch »

Jul 29, 2015
8 Children Injured, 2 Critically, by Falling Tree Near SoCal Museum

8 Children Injured, 2 Critically, by Falling Tree Near SoCal Museum

A 75-foot tree uprooted and fell onto kids at a summer day camp in Pasadena Tuesday, injuring eight children, two of... Watch »

Jul 29, 2015
Wragg Fire 80 Percent Contained, Full Containment Expected Thursday

Wragg Fire 80 Percent Contained, Full Containment Expected Thursday

The 6,591-acre Wragg Fire in Napa and Solano counties was 80 percent contained as of this morning and full... Read »

Jul 28, 2015
Teen With Cancer Gets to Be Marine for a Day

Teen With Cancer Gets to Be Marine for a Day

Marines at Camp Pendleton served their community in a different way Saturday by granting the Make-A-Wish of a local... Read »

Jul 27, 2015
Oakland Animal Services At 200% Capacity

Oakland Animal Services At 200% Capacity

Now is a particularly good time to foster or adopt a dog and help Oakland Animal Services, which is twice over... Read »

Jul 28, 2015
Federal Appeals Court Upholds California's Shark Fin Ban

Federal Appeals Court Upholds California's Shark Fin Ban

A federal appeals court Monday upheld a California law banning the sale, distribution and possession of shark fins. Read »

Jul 28, 2015
Cause of Fatal Virgin Galactic Spaceship Crash Revealed

Cause of Fatal Virgin Galactic Spaceship Crash Revealed

The crash of a Virgin Galactic spaceship last year was caused by a catastrophic structural failure triggered when... Read »

Jul 28, 2015
Covered California Coverage Costs Increasing

Covered California Coverage Costs Increasing

The average premium will rise 4 percent in 2016, a slight decrease from the 4.2 percent jump in 2015. Read »

Jul 27, 2015
Dustin Plunkett: Special Olympics Saved My Life

Dustin Plunkett: Special Olympics Saved My Life

Many athletes can attest to the difference sports made in their life, but for former Special Olympics World Games... Watch »

Jul 27, 2015
Lowell Fire Burns 1,700 Acres, 3 Firefighters Released

Lowell Fire Burns 1,700 Acres, 3 Firefighters Released

Three of four firefighters who were injured in a wildland blaze raging through Northern California were released... Read »

Jul 27, 2015
Judge: US Violates Agreement in Detaining Children at Border

Judge: US Violates Agreement in Detaining Children at Border

A federal judge has ruled that the U.S. Department of Justice's current system of detaining children with their... Read »

Jul 27, 2015
Vacation Warning: Leave These Souvenirs Behind

Vacation Warning: Leave These Souvenirs Behind

If you’re traveling to another country this summer, heed this vacation warning: Bringing certain souvenirs home... Watch »

Jul 27, 2015

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