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The Berkeley Free Speech Movement Part 1
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The Berkeley Free Speech Movement Part 1

NBC Bay Area's Diane Dwyer reports in the first of a four-part series on the Free Speech Movement. Watch »

2 hours ago
EBay, Paypal Split Makes Investors Happy

EBay, Paypal Split Makes Investors Happy

PayPal's impending split from long-time partner eBay made investors were happy, sending eBay shares up more than... Watch »

4 hours ago
Bay Bridge Steel Rods Are Sound, Final Tests Confirm

Bay Bridge Steel Rods Are Sound, Final Tests Confirm

Metropolitan Transportation Commission chairman Steve Heminger said Tuesday that he is pleased that final... Watch »

4 hours ago

"Audrie's Law" Makes Treatment Mandatory for Young Sex Offenders

Adolescents and teenagers convicted of sexually assaulting an unconscious victim will face mandatory sexual-offender... Read »

4 hours ago
Rash of Burglaries, Break-Ins Hit Palo Alto

Rash of Burglaries, Break-Ins Hit Palo Alto

Palo Alto police are investigating a rash of home burglaries in the area. Watch »

3 hours ago
Woman's Throat Slashed in San Francisco Attack

Woman's Throat Slashed in San Francisco Attack

A woman who had her throat slashed during an attack in San Francisco's Patrero Hill neighborhood has been place in a... Watch »

2 hours ago
Steel From Old Bay Bridge to Be Recycled Into Art

Steel From Old Bay Bridge to Be Recycled Into Art

Some of the steel being dismantled from the old eastern span of the Bay Bridge will be refashioned into art. Read »

4 hours ago
BART to Try Out More Late-Night Buses

BART to Try Out More Late-Night Buses

The "long-standing problem" of no way to get across the bay aside from a car or bus after the last... Read »

Sep 30, 2014
SJ's 29th Homicide Victim Shot While Relative Parked Car

SJ's 29th Homicide Victim Shot While Relative Parked Car

San Jose police on Tuesday identified the city's 29th homicide victim of the year as 24-year-old Richard Watkins of... Read »

Sep 30, 2014
Feds to Help Fight Crime in Oakland, Richmond

Feds to Help Fight Crime in Oakland, Richmond

Ongoing efforts to reduce high crime rates in Oakland and Richmond will be helped by a new federal initiative... Read »

Sep 30, 2014

AL Wild Card: A's vs. Royals

Photo highlights from the American League Wild Card postseason matchup between the Oakland Athletics and Kansas City... View »

31 minutes ago
Giants Hosting Wild Card Game Rally, Viewing Party

Giants Hosting Wild Card Game Rally, Viewing Party

The San Francisco Giants may be in Pittsburgh for their winner-take-all Wild Card Game, but the lights will be... Read »

Sep 30, 2014
Report: Silicon Valley Income Gap Widens Even More

Report: Silicon Valley Income Gap Widens Even More

A recent review of Census numbers reveals that Silicon Valley's income gap is widening. Read »

6 hours ago
FCC Ends Antiquated Blackout Rule

FCC Ends Antiquated Blackout Rule

The Federal Communications Commission voted Tuesday to end the 1975 "blackout" rule. Read »

4 hours ago
Calif. Gov. Signs Gun Restraining Order Bill

Calif. Gov. Signs Gun Restraining Order Bill

California will become the first state that allows family members to ask a judge to remove firearms from a relative... Read »

3 hours ago
Big Ramen Event Coming to San Jose

Big Ramen Event Coming to San Jose

San Jose is going to become Flavortown, USA: the biggest ramen event in the land is coming to the... Read »

Sep 30, 2014
Car Hits 18-Year-Old Woman Near San Jose School

Car Hits 18-Year-Old Woman Near San Jose School

A vehicle struck an 18-year-old woman near an elementary school in East San Jose Tuesday morning, a fire dispatcher... Read »

Sep 30, 2014
Gov. Brown Signs CA Statewide Ban on Plastic Bags

Gov. Brown Signs CA Statewide Ban on Plastic Bags

Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. signed the nation's first statewide ban on single-use plastic bags. Read »

6 hours ago
Brothers Free After 1989 Cold Case Dismissed: DA

Brothers Free After 1989 Cold Case Dismissed: DA

In a stunning development, the Santa Clara County District Attorney on Tuesday announced prosecutors dropped... Watch »

3 hours ago
San Jose Could Boost Marijuana Fines 5,000%

San Jose Could Boost Marijuana Fines 5,000%

San Jose wants most of its medical marijuana stores to shut down by Oct. 17. To get them to do that, the city... Watch »

2 hours ago
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