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Boil Water Advisory Lifted in Los Altos
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Boil Water Advisory Lifted in Los Altos

An advisory has been lifted for nearly 800 Los Altos residents who had been ordered to boil water that was initially believed to be contaminated, a California Water Service spokeswoman said. Read »

2 hours ago
Swimmers Attempt SF-To-Farallon Islands Swims

Swimmers Attempt SF-To-Farallon Islands Swims

Simon Dominguez and Kim Chambers are members of Night Train Swimmers, a group of long-distance swimmers who dream up... Watch »

4 hours ago
Conference Talks Drone Safety, Privacy Risks

Conference Talks Drone Safety, Privacy Risks

A conference on how to manage drones was held Tuesday at the NASA's Ames Research Center in Mountain View. Watch »

4 hours ago
Police Find Dead Man at the Base of a 30-Foot Cliff

Police Find Dead Man at the Base of a 30-Foot Cliff

South San Francisco police located a dead man at the base of a 30-foot cliff on Tuesday. Read »

4 hours ago
Second Consecutive Spare the Air Day Issued For Wednesday

Second Consecutive Spare the Air Day Issued For Wednesday

Bay Area residents have been asked to avoid driving alone again on Wednesday during the second consecutive Spare the... Read »

5 hours ago
Test Drive Ends With Crash, Criminal Charges

Test Drive Ends With Crash, Criminal Charges

A routine test-drive from a Concord car dealership ended with a crash and criminal charges. Read »

4 hours ago
Daughter Accused of Killing Her Own Mother

Daughter Accused of Killing Her Own Mother

A woman was arrested in Hayward on suspicion of killing her mother on Monday afternoon, according to police. Read »

5 hours ago
Artist Builds Macabre Chapel in Petaluma Warehouse

Artist Builds Macabre Chapel in Petaluma Warehouse

Artist builds chapel inside Petaluma warehouse for the Burning Man Arts festival in Nevada. Watch »

3 hours ago
Oakland Animal Services At 200% Capacity

Oakland Animal Services At 200% Capacity

Now is a particularly good time to foster or adopt a dog and help Oakland Animal Services, which is twice over... Read »

6 hours ago
Federal Appeals Court Upholds California's Shark Fin Ban

Federal Appeals Court Upholds California's Shark Fin Ban

A federal appeals court Monday upheld a California law banning the sale, distribution and possession of shark fins. Read »

6 hours ago
Flare-Up of Wragg Fire in Solano Co. Grows to 400 Acres

Flare-Up of Wragg Fire in Solano Co. Grows to 400 Acres

The flare-up Tuesday afternoon of the Wragg Fire in Wildhorse Canyon in Solano County has now reached 400 acres and... Watch »

4 hours ago
Brush Fire Burns Near Dublin Army Base

Brush Fire Burns Near Dublin Army Base

Firefighters battled a 250-acre brush fire Tuesday on the Camp Parks Reserve Forces Training Area in Dublin near the... Watch »

4 hours ago
Lowell Fire Chars 2,2K Acres, 30% Contained

Lowell Fire Chars 2,2K Acres, 30% Contained

owell Fire charred 2,200 acres by Tuesday, Cal Fire reported, which was 30 percent contained. Read »

Jul 28, 2015
Mistrial in Penalty Phase of Man Who Killed Vallejo Officer

Mistrial in Penalty Phase of Man Who Killed Vallejo Officer

A Solano County Superior Court judge on Tuesday declared a mistrial in the penalty phase of Henry Albert Smith Jr.'s... Read »

Jul 28, 2015
Police Investigate Unattended Bag at SFO International Terminal

Police Investigate Unattended Bag at SFO International Terminal

An unattended bag was found on the curbside in front of San Francisco International Airport's international... Read »

Jul 28, 2015
Santa Cruz Girl's Body Found in Dumpster, Teen Arrested

Santa Cruz Girl's Body Found in Dumpster, Teen Arrested

A 15-year-old boy lured 8-year-old Madyson "Maddy" Middleton inside his apartment and killed her before... Watch »

3 hours ago
Report: Teachers Can't Afford Bay Area

Report: Teachers Can't Afford Bay Area

Rising housing costs in California have made it unaffordable for teachers to buy homes, especially in the Bay Area... Read »

6 hours ago
SFPD Shoots Dog Charging at Police

SFPD Shoots Dog Charging at Police

An officer shot a dog Monday evening when the dog began charging at two officers near the United Nations Plaza. Read »

Jul 28, 2015
Millions of Gallons of Water Lost From Broken Pipe

Millions of Gallons of Water Lost From Broken Pipe

A major water pipeline that broke in San Bruno on Monday night has been shut down for repairs but might not be back... Watch »

5 hours ago
Wragg Fire 80 Percent Contained, Full Containment Expected Thursday

Wragg Fire 80 Percent Contained, Full Containment Expected Thursday

The 6,591-acre Wragg Fire in Napa and Solano counties was 80 percent contained as of this morning and full... Read »

Jul 28, 2015

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