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Lightning Strikes Put Cal Fire on High Alert
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Lightning Strikes Put Cal Fire on High Alert

Cal Fire crews are on alert after lightning strikes hit parts of the Bay Area on Friday. Read »

2 hours ago
SJPD Facing Another Racial-Profiling Lawsuit

SJPD Facing Another Racial-Profiling Lawsuit

San Jose police are facing another racial-profiling lawsuit. In this case, a father says he was followed by police... Watch »

2 hours ago
Over 100 Starving Animals Rescued From Ranch

Over 100 Starving Animals Rescued From Ranch

More than 100 emaciated cows, goats, sheep, hens, ducks, pigs, dogs and cats were rescued from a squalid... Read »

38 minutes ago
Maddy Middleton's Father Thanks Community For Support

Maddy Middleton's Father Thanks Community For Support

The father of 8-year-old Maddy Middleton is breaking his silence and thanking the community for the outpouring of... Watch »

2 hours ago
Gov. Declares State of Emergency in California Due to Wildfires

Gov. Declares State of Emergency in California Due to Wildfires

Gov. Jerry Brown declared a state of emergency Friday in response to severe wildfires burning across the state... Read »

2 hours ago
BART's Transbay Tube Shutdown Begins at Midnight

BART's Transbay Tube Shutdown Begins at Midnight

BART officials are offering a temporary bus service during the Transbay Tube shutdown this weekend. Watch »

2 hours ago
Passengers File New Lawsuit Related to Asiana 214 Crash

Passengers File New Lawsuit Related to Asiana 214 Crash

A new lawsuit involving the crash of Asiana Flight 214 has been filed in Federal Court in San Francisco. Read »

3 hours ago
International Space Station Passes Over Bay Area Tonight

International Space Station Passes Over Bay Area Tonight

Planning to spot the Blue Moon tonight? Don't forget to keep an eye out for the International Space Station which is... Read »

6 hours ago
SWAT Team Responds to Home After Woman Shot With Rifle

SWAT Team Responds to Home After Woman Shot With Rifle

A man suspected of shooting one of three women during a domestic violence incident at a Bodega Bay residence Friday... Read »

3 hours ago
Muni Relaunches Historic Line in San Francisco

Muni Relaunches Historic Line in San Francisco

A historic street car is relaunching in San Francisco on Friday. Watch »

Jul 31, 2015
@HiddenCash Guy's New Project: Creating a Refugee Nation

@HiddenCash Guy's New Project: Creating a Refugee Nation

The Bay Area real estate developer behind last year's free @HiddenCash money giveaways on Twitter wants to build... Read »

3 hours ago
Gov. Brown Allows Parole for School Bus Hijacker

Gov. Brown Allows Parole for School Bus Hijacker

California Gov. Jerry Brown on Thursday allowed parole for one of three men convicted in the 1976 kidnapping of... Read »

Jul 31, 2015
Tentative Ruling in Jahi McMath Case Could Cost Family Millions

Tentative Ruling in Jahi McMath Case Could Cost Family Millions

A judge’s tentative ruling could cost the family of Jahi McMath millions of dollars. Read »

Jul 31, 2015
Fundraiser For Fallen Sgt. Scott Lunger's Family

Fundraiser For Fallen Sgt. Scott Lunger's Family

A fundraiser to help the family of fallen Sgt. Scott Lunger will be held Friday night in Brentwood as part of the... Read »

Jul 31, 2015
Waze Blamed for Snarling Traffic in Los Gatos

Waze Blamed for Snarling Traffic in Los Gatos

The town of Los Gatos is taking a stance against apps like Waze which drivers toward longer – though perhaps less... Read »

4 hours ago
Los Altos: Boil Water Advisory Remains in Effect

Los Altos: Boil Water Advisory Remains in Effect

Officials with the California Water Service on Thursday said customers under boil water advisories in the South... Read »

Jul 31, 2015
Margaret Cho Mobilizes Sexual Assault Survivors

Margaret Cho Mobilizes Sexual Assault Survivors

Margaret Cho's new Twitter hashtag #isurviveandTHRIVE is uniting victims of sexual assault. Read »

5 hours ago
Doctor Charged For Illegal Prescriptions

Doctor Charged For Illegal Prescriptions

An Oakland doctor pleaded not guilty to six counts of felonies and four counts of misdemeanors on Thursday, an... Read »

Jul 31, 2015
Clean Up Begins After Sacramento County Fire

Clean Up Begins After Sacramento County Fire

Families have started cleaning up a Sacramento County neighborhood on Friday, after a raging grass fire burned down... Watch »

Jul 31, 2015
UberX Prices Drop 15 Percent Around Bay Area, Except in SF

UberX Prices Drop 15 Percent Around Bay Area, Except in SF

Starting Friday, the price of UberX fares will drop 15 percent in the East Bay, South Bay, and Peninsula in cities... Read »

Jul 30, 2015

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