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Thursday, May 19, 2016 at 07:08 PM PDT

Bay Area Tsunami Risk Very Low, Scientists Say

Bay Area Tsunami Risk Very Low, Scientists Say

Could a major earthquake send a tsunami to rock the shores of the Bay Area? Sam Brock investigates.

Thursday, May 19, 2016 at 06:59 PM PDT

California Braces For Ballot Showdown Over Death Row

California Braces For Ballot Showdown Over Death Row

Death penalty supporters are setting the stage for a November showdown over whether to speed up executions in California or do away with them entirely.

Friday, May 20, 2016 at 07:07 PM PDT

Swift Waters in Yosemite Bring Drowning Concerns

Swift Waters in Yosemite Bring Drowning Concerns

Winter and spring rains put a decent-sized dent in California’s water woes. In Yosemite National Park, its storied falls are flowing with the kind of force not seen in four years.

Thursday, May 19, 2016 at 08:20 AM PDT

Stockton Man Attacks Girlfriend, 15, Flees

Stockton Man Attacks Girlfriend, 15, Flees

Police issued an Amber Alert on Thursday morning after they say a 22-year-old man in Stockton attacked his 15-year-old girlfriend and took off with her in a car.

Thursday, May 19, 2016 at 03:55 PM PDT

California Senate Outlaws 'Bullet Buttons'

California Senate Outlaws 'Bullet Buttons'

Democrats in the California Senate made another attempt Thursday to outlaw the sale of assault weapons with easily detachable magazines as part of a wide-ranging slate of gun control bills they approved.

Wednesday, May 18, 2016 at 07:16 PM PDT

Bear Climbs Tree After School Campus Visit

Bear Climbs Tree After School Campus Visit

Two schools were locked down in San Bernardino County Wednesday morning due to a bear that wandered from a home's backyard and onto school property before it was tranquilized in a tree.

Wednesday, May 18, 2016 at 10:29 PM PDT

$10K Reward Offered in Case of Missing Toddler

$10K Reward Offered in Case of Missing Toddler

San Francisco police on Wednesday reiterated their need for the public's help in locating 2-year-old Arianna Fitts, the missing toddler whose mother, Nicole Fitts, was found murdered in April.

Thursday, May 19, 2016 at 01:27 AM PDT

California Lets Local Water Districts Set Saving

California Lets Local Water Districts Set Saving

California has decided to let hundreds of local water districts set their own conservation goals after a wet winter eased the drought in some parts of the state.

Wednesday, May 18, 2016 at 07:14 PM PDT

Bay Area Tsunami Risk

Bay Area Tsunami Risk

When the "Big One" hits, will the Bay Area be vulnerable to a tsunami? Sam Brock investigates.

Wednesday, May 18, 2016 at 12:12 AM PDT

Vallejo, San Jose Gear Up For Sanders Rallies

Vallejo, San Jose Gear Up For Sanders Rallies

Crews in San Jose and Vallejo on Tuesday night were gearing up for Bernie Sanders campaign rallies happening Wednesday.

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