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Sen. Hill Demands Probe Into CPUC
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Sen. Hill Demands Probe Into CPUC

California State Senator Jerry Hill is demanding the state‚Äôs top law enforcement official open a criminal investigation into the California Public Utilities Commission. Watch »

19 minutes ago
King Fire Arson Suspect

King Fire Arson Suspect "Respected Nature More Than People"

The sister and girlfriend of a construction worker arrested on suspicion of intentionally setting a wildfire... Watch »

44 minutes ago
Richmond Man Killed While Dancing, Running on Hwy 4

Richmond Man Killed While Dancing, Running on Hwy 4

A 33-year-old Richmond man reported to be dancing on state Highway 4 in Pittsburg late Thursday night was... Read »

2 hours ago
Tim Cook Greets iPhone Fans in Palo Alto

Tim Cook Greets iPhone Fans in Palo Alto

If you didn't know any better, you may think that San Francisco's homeless population had skyrocketed on... Watch »

2 hours ago
We Investigate: PG&E, PUC

We Investigate: PG&E, PUC

NBC Bay Area has been investigating the inappropriate relationships between the PUC and PG&E since 2013. Read »

3 hours ago
Exiled from SF, MonkeyParking App Appears in LA

Exiled from SF, MonkeyParking App Appears in LA

MonkeyParking, the app that was run out of San Francisco on a rail, is now trying to startup again in a place... Read »

12 minutes ago
Plumber Killed Bally's Member with Gym Equipment: PD

Plumber Killed Bally's Member with Gym Equipment: PD

A 46-year-old plumber was arrested on homicide charges after police say he picked up a steel gym bar at a... Watch »

5 minutes ago
Sacramento River Cats Ink Deal for Giants' Minor League Team

Sacramento River Cats Ink Deal for Giants' Minor League Team

The Sacramento River Cats inked a deal Thursday to become the new Giants Triple-A affiliate. Read »

Sep 18, 2014
Doctors Say Not to Worry After Enterovirus Confirmed in California

Doctors Say Not to Worry After Enterovirus Confirmed in California

A rare virus that has sickened dozens of children across the country has been reported in San Diego,... Watch »

Sep 18, 2014
Police Called to McDonald's House After Female Held Gun

Police Called to McDonald's House After Female Held Gun

San Francisco 49ers defensive lineman Ray McDonald on Thursday night provided no comment when NBC Bay Area asked for... Watch »

Sep 19, 2014
Bar Patrons Keep Tabs on Scotland Vote

Bar Patrons Keep Tabs on Scotland Vote

Sports and music were replaced Thursday night with news feeds on the big screens at Edinburgh Castle Scottish Pub in... Watch »

Sep 18, 2014
Long, Slow Chase Helps SCUBA Club Members Catch Monterey Bay Fish Poachers

Long, Slow Chase Helps SCUBA Club Members Catch Monterey Bay...

After just his first SCUBA dive three years ago, Bill Shephard fell in love with the underwater world, He... Watch »

5 hours ago
SJ City Employees Charged Unauthorized Purchases to Taxpayers: Audit

SJ City Employees Charged Unauthorized Purchases to Taxpayers: Audit

San Jose's Office of City Auditor on Thursday reported that some city employees seriously violated rules of... Read »

Sep 18, 2014
Homeowners Associations Barred from Requiring Lush Landscaping

Homeowners Associations Barred from Requiring Lush Landscaping

Gov. Jerry Brown has signed legislation to prohibit homeowners associations from banning... Read »

Sep 19, 2014
San Jose Fire Station Damaged in BB Gun Vandalism

San Jose Fire Station Damaged in BB Gun Vandalism

A pair of garage windows at a San Jose fire station were apparently shot at on Thursday by someone with a BB... Read »

Sep 18, 2014
Richmond Restaurant Encouraging Bad Reviews On Yelp

Richmond Restaurant Encouraging Bad Reviews On Yelp

Botto Bistro in Richmond has had it with Yelp. So the restaurant is asking its patrons to write it... Read »

36 minutes ago
Woman Admits Hiding Body of Newborn Under Home

Woman Admits Hiding Body of Newborn Under Home

A woman pleaded no contest today in Monterey County Superior Court in Salinas to felony charges after admitting she... Read »

35 minutes ago
Father Charged For Accidental Shooting of Son

Father Charged For Accidental Shooting of Son

A 23-year-old Oakland man has been charged with three felony counts for the accidental shooting of his... Read »

Sep 18, 2014
Mosquito Fogging in San Mateo and Santa Clara Counties

Mosquito Fogging in San Mateo and Santa Clara Counties

Workers in San Mateo County and Santa Clara County will be out late Thursday night spraying for mosquitoes. Read »

Sep 18, 2014
PG&E Emails May Have Violated Rules: Judge

PG&E Emails May Have Violated Rules: Judge

California's largest utility may have violated state rules when it negotiated with state regulators to have... Read »

Sep 18, 2014
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