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Single Incident Puts Big Strain on San Jose Police Force
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Single Incident Puts Big Strain on San Jose Police Force

Some San Jose police officers are making a worried plea after one small emergency put a big strain on an overworked department. Watch »

9 minutes ago
Santa Clara Co. Looks to Alleviate Traffic Congestion

Santa Clara Co. Looks to Alleviate Traffic Congestion

Santa Clara County is looking into easing traffic congestion at known troubled spots and intersections with a... Watch »

36 minutes ago
Crews Clear Dry Brush, Invasive Trees in East Bay Hills

Crews Clear Dry Brush, Invasive Trees in East Bay Hills

Residents are on alert in the fire-prone East Bay Hills, where a certain species of trees is making the threat even... Watch »

3 hours ago
San Francisco Expands Free Public Wi-Fi Access

San Francisco Expands Free Public Wi-Fi Access

San Francisco launched free Wi-Fi access at more than 30 public parks, plazas and recreation areas on... Read »

3 hours ago
Hazmat Team Investigates South Bay Fish Deaths

Hazmat Team Investigates South Bay Fish Deaths

What is killing the fish in San Jose's Guadalupe River? It might be a combination of the drought and last... Watch »

3 hours ago
SFFD Battalion Chiefs Turn Up Heat on Hayes-White

SFFD Battalion Chiefs Turn Up Heat on Hayes-White

San Francisco’s mayor received another letter expressing no confidence in San Francisco’s embattled fire chief... Watch »

3 hours ago
Underground Comics Publisher Launches Kickstarter Campaign

Underground Comics Publisher Launches Kickstarter Campaign

Struggling Last Gasp Publishing is now turning to Kickstarter to help fund the company's fall run of books. Watch »

56 minutes ago
SF Reaches $15M Settlement in Park Death

SF Reaches $15M Settlement in Park Death

San Francisco will pay $15 million to the family of a woman who was fatally struck by a city pickup truck last year... Read »

4 hours ago
Construction Continues at Apple's

Construction Continues at Apple's "Spaceship" Campus

NBC Bay Area’s chopper flew over the site of Apple’s new Cupertino headquarters Wednesday, and it looks... Read »

3 hours ago
Catholics File Civil Rights Complaint Challenging Abortion Order

Catholics File Civil Rights Complaint Challenging Abortion Order

California's Catholic leadership has filed a federal civil rights complaint over a state requirement that... Read »

4 hours ago

NL Wild Card: Giants vs. Pirates

Photo highlights from the National League Wild Card elimination game between the San Francisco Giants and Pittsburgh... View »

40 minutes ago
Stockton Must Pay Creditors and Pension Fund: Judge

Stockton Must Pay Creditors and Pension Fund: Judge

A federal judge ruled Wednesday that U.S. bankruptcy law allows Stockton, California, to treat public pension... Read »

4 hours ago
Report: Most Killed By SFPD Had Mental Illness

Report: Most Killed By SFPD Had Mental Illness

Schizophrenic and otherwise mentally-infirm people make up "over half" of those shot and killed by... Read »

3 hours ago
Teacher Accused of Slapping Student Faces Lawsuit

Teacher Accused of Slapping Student Faces Lawsuit

A Bay Area family is suing a teacher for allegedly slapping their third grader in the face. Read »

Oct 1, 2014
Facebook Apologizes to LGBT Groups

Facebook Apologizes to LGBT Groups

Less than two weeks after a group of Bay Area drag queens met with Facebook to protest how the social... Read »

3 hours ago
Stevens Creek Boulevard to Close Overnight at I-880

Stevens Creek Boulevard to Close Overnight at I-880

The Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority is closing Stevens Creek Boulevard at Interstate Highway... Read »

Oct 1, 2014
Santa Clara County Launches Human Trafficking Task Force

Santa Clara County Launches Human Trafficking Task Force

A new human trafficking task force aims to give victims a way out and make sure criminals end up behind Watch »

Oct 1, 2014
Sheriff: Burglar Rips Off Home with Toddler in Tow

Sheriff: Burglar Rips Off Home with Toddler in Tow

Santa Cruz Sheriff's deputies are searching for a man suspected of driving a drunk man home before the... Read »

Oct 1, 2014
Law Forces Public Access Road to Martin's Beach

Law Forces Public Access Road to Martin's Beach

A movement to reopen a popular surfing beach in San Mateo County was given a boost on Tuesday when Gov. Read »

Oct 1, 2014
San Jose Office Rents Rising Faster Than Anywhere Else in U.S.

San Jose Office Rents Rising Faster Than Anywhere Else in U.S.

The technology boom means that San Jose and San Francisco have two of the three-fastest rising rent prices... Read »

Oct 1, 2014
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