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Bay Area Kids Spell "Sevruga," "Toboggan" at Bee

The Bay Area has two young wordsmiths participating in this year's 2015 Scripps National Spelling Bee, and they both spelled their words correctly Wednesday, the first day of preliminaries. Read »

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Southwest Flight From SJ Makes Emergency Landing at LAX

Southwest Flight From SJ Makes Emergency Landing at LAX

A Southwest Airlines flight from San Jose made an emergency landing at LAX late Tuesday. Read »

May 27, 2015
Bay Area Doctor Uses Ecstasy to Treat Patients

Bay Area Doctor Uses Ecstasy to Treat Patients

The Federal Drug Administration is allowing a team of Bay Area psychotherapists to experiment with ecstasy to treat... Watch »

May 26, 2015
Immigration Court Director Calls for Overhaul

Immigration Court Director Calls for Overhaul

The Director of The Executive Office For Immigration Review calls on Congress to fix a backlogged and overwhelmed US... Watch »

May 26, 2015
Gilroy Woman Charged in Alleged Scams Through Fraud Investments

Gilroy Woman Charged in Alleged Scams Through Fraud Investments

A 44-year-old woman who allegedly scammed her victims out of more than $250,000 over the past six months has been... Watch »

May 26, 2015
Sale of Buena Vista Mobile Home Park Approved

Sale of Buena Vista Mobile Home Park Approved

The Palo Alto City Council on Tuesday night voted unanimously to allow the sale of a mobile home park serving low-i... Watch »

May 26, 2015
Santa Clara Co. Inmate Briefly Escapes Custody

Santa Clara Co. Inmate Briefly Escapes Custody

A Santa Clara County inmate briefly escaped from custody before a scheduled court appearance in downtown San Jose... Read »

May 26, 2015
Arrests Made in Connection to Burglaries: SJPD

Arrests Made in Connection to Burglaries: SJPD

San Jose police have arrested three people in connection to a rash of burglaries in the Evergreen area. Watch »

May 26, 2015
Park Service Plans to Move Alcatraz Ferry

Park Service Plans to Move Alcatraz Ferry

The National Park Service is proposing to move the Alcatraz Ferry service from its current home on the Embarcadero... Watch »

May 26, 2015
Steph Curry Lands Second Straight Sports Illustrated Cover

Steph Curry Lands Second Straight Sports Illustrated Cover

Golden State Warriors point guard Stephen Curry is on the regional cover of this week’s Sports Illustrated, for a... Read »

May 26, 2015
Rapper Lil B Could Be Warriors' Secret Weapon

Rapper Lil B Could Be Warriors' Secret Weapon

Rapper Lil B's well-publicized curse against Houston Rockets star James Harden may be a secret asset in Wednesday's... Read »

May 26, 2015
2-Acre Brush Fire in East San Jose

2-Acre Brush Fire in East San Jose

Firefighters were battling a 2-acre brush fire in East San Jose on Tuesday afternoon. Watch »

May 26, 2015
Field Poll: CA Voters Still Approve of Jerry Brown

Field Poll: CA Voters Still Approve of Jerry Brown

Despite the drought, water cutbacks, and the recent recession, California voters are giving high marks to Governor... Read »

May 26, 2015
Toilet is Worst In-Home Water Waster

Toilet is Worst In-Home Water Waster

Homeowners across the state are looking to make cuts to in-home water use, but what household appliances are the... Watch »

May 26, 2015
Snoop Dogg and Iron Chef Morimoto to Collaborate at BottleRock

Snoop Dogg and Iron Chef Morimoto to Collaborate at BottleRock

Napa's three-day music and food festival BottleRock has added a new stage for culinary "mash-ups" between... Read »

3 hours ago
Ray McDonald Arrest: 911 Audio Released

Ray McDonald Arrest: 911 Audio Released

The California Highway Patrol has released audio from the 911 call that led to the arrest of ex-San Francisco 49ers... Read »

May 26, 2015
San Pablo Police Commander Arrested For DUI

San Pablo Police Commander Arrested For DUI

An off-duty San Pablo police commander was arrested Sunday on suspicion of misdemeanor drunk driving and has been... Read »

May 26, 2015
SF Area Home Prices Grow Faster Than Other US Cities: Report

SF Area Home Prices Grow Faster Than Other US Cities: Report

Home prices in the San Francisco area grew faster during the past year than prices in any other U.S. city surveyed... Read »

May 26, 2015
From Saigon to Silicon Valley: Part 1

From Saigon to Silicon Valley: Part 1

NBC Bay Area's own Vicky Nguyen tells the story of her family's journey from Vietnam to California in the years... Watch »

May 26, 2015
Pleasanton Man Dies at Grand Canyon

Pleasanton Man Dies at Grand Canyon

Authorities at Grand Canyon National Park say an 82-year-old Northern California man has died after collapsing near... Read »

May 26, 2015

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