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Watch: Fire Rescue Captured By Officer's Body Camera

Watch: Fire Rescue Captured By Officer's Body Camera

A Newark police officer wore a body camera as he ran into a burning apartment early Friday morning. Watch »

2 hours ago
City Leaders Call For Probe Into Chevron Flaring

City Leaders Call For Probe Into Chevron Flaring

Contra Costa fire officials and Chevron said that the large dramatic flames over the Richmond Chevron refinery Thur... Read »

2 hours ago
SF Sheriff's Deputy Charged in Patient Assault

SF Sheriff's Deputy Charged in Patient Assault

A San Francisco Sheriff's Department deputy has been charged with the alleged battery of a patient at San Francisco... Read »

4 hours ago
Fallen CHP Officer Will Be Honored in Rose Parade

Fallen CHP Officer Will Be Honored in Rose Parade

A California Highway Patrol officer killed in the line of duty will be remembered as a hero for his Gift of Life... Read »

3 hours ago
San Mateo County Declares State of Emergency

San Mateo County Declares State of Emergency

We knew the storm damage on the Peninsula was bad -- now San Mateo County supervisors say it's a full blown state of... Watch »

50 minutes ago
Controversy Brews at SJ City Hall Over District 4 Rep

Controversy Brews at SJ City Hall Over District 4 Rep

The San Jose City Council voted 6-0 with one abstention Friday evening to appoint Margie Matthews to an empty Counc... Read »

4 hours ago
Here's Where To Eat Out On Christmas

Here's Where To Eat Out On Christmas

It's not just Chinese food that's available for dining out on Christmas Day. Chronicle food critic Michael Bauer has... Read »

Dec 19, 2014
California Unemployment Rate Down to 7.2 Percent

California Unemployment Rate Down to 7.2 Percent

California recorded its lowest jobless rate last month since the early months of the Great Recession, while the... Read »

5 hours ago
Suspicious Death at Los Gatos Home

Suspicious Death at Los Gatos Home

Deputies are trying to figure out what was behind a suspicious death in Los Gatos. Read »

3 hours ago
Government Gives $30M to Napa Quake Victims

Government Gives $30M to Napa Quake Victims

State and federal assistance to residents and businesses affected by the 6.0 South Napa earthquake in August is more... Watch »

5 hours ago
Two San Jose Colleges Under Federal Investigation

Two San Jose Colleges Under Federal Investigation

Two South Bay colleges are under investigation for allegedly failing students when it comes to sexual assault. Read »

6 hours ago
Rescuer Uses Jet Ski to Save Stranded Motorist

Rescuer Uses Jet Ski to Save Stranded Motorist

North Bay firefighters used a jet ski to rescue a stranded driver Friday afternoon on Valley Ford Road between Bode... Watch »

Dec 19, 2014
Marin Co. Mudslides Block Traffic on Highway 1

Marin Co. Mudslides Block Traffic on Highway 1

A pair of mud and rock slides on State Highway 1 temporarily blocked traffic Friday afternoon, the California Highw... Watch »

5 hours ago
Wetter Than Usual Start to New Year in California Predicted

Wetter Than Usual Start to New Year in California Predicted

Federal scientists say there is a 75 percent chance of average or above-average precipitation between January and... Read »

Dec 19, 2014
Twitter Up, Facebook Down For U.S. Teens

Twitter Up, Facebook Down For U.S. Teens

For the third year in a row, fewer American teens are Facebook users. Read »

Dec 19, 2014
SF Mayo

SF Mayo "Disruptor" Raises $90 Million

Hampton Creek may be onto something with its line of eggs-less mayonnaise: the S.F.-based food startup just raised... Read »

Dec 19, 2014
Pets Dumped at Vacant Store in Oakland

Pets Dumped at Vacant Store in Oakland

A former grocery store in East Oakland is now a dumping ground for unwanted pets, some of whom are "dying.&quo... Read »

Dec 19, 2014
Angel Island Closed This Weekend Due to Waste Water Overflow

Angel Island Closed This Weekend Due to Waste Water Overflow

Visitors wishing to enjoy the natural beauty of San Francisco's Angel Island State Park this weekend will have to... Read »

Dec 19, 2014
Mother Who Drowned Baby in Tub, Hid Body Gets 9 Years

Mother Who Drowned Baby in Tub, Hid Body Gets 9 Years

A woman convicted of leaving her newborn baby to drown in a bathtub and hiding its body beneath her Seaside home for... Read »

Dec 19, 2014

"Wishing Tree" Spreads Holiday Spirit

Four years ago, Vanessa Sabarese read a book about the power of wish-making to change one's life. It's a lesson she... Watch »

Dec 19, 2014

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