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Visitors Warned About Fake Park Ranger Posing in Spandex
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Visitors Warned About Fake Park Ranger Posing in Spandex

Marin County Parks officials are cautioning visitors to the Blithedale Summit Open Space Preserve above Mill Valley and Corte Madera about a man who is posing as a park ranger. Read »

26 minutes ago
Mother, Son in Same Vehicle Arrested for DUI

Mother, Son in Same Vehicle Arrested for DUI

A San Rafael woman and her son were arrested on suspicion of DUI in Marin County on Tuesday, a California... Read »

22 minutes ago
SF Meets with USOC About 2024 Olympic Games

SF Meets with USOC About 2024 Olympic Games

Leaders from the four U.S. cities in the running to bid for the 2024 Summer Games will meet with Watch »

2 hours ago
San Jose Marks 20th Homicide of 2014

San Jose Marks 20th Homicide of 2014

A man who was stabbed and shot on Sunday in West San Jose died Thursday morning, a police spokeswoman said, marking... Read »

2 hours ago
SJPD: Driver Ran Red Light, Causing Crash, Tried to Flee

SJPD: Driver Ran Red Light, Causing Crash, Tried to Flee

San Jose police say a driver ran a red light Thursday morning, causing a brutal crash, and then tried to flee... Watch »

57 minutes ago
Copper Thief Electrocuted at Abandoned Factory

Copper Thief Electrocuted at Abandoned Factory

A man was electrocuted in West Oakland on Wednesday night, police said. Watch »

3 hours ago
Homeowner Kills Intruder Who Said She Was Pregnant

Homeowner Kills Intruder Who Said She Was Pregnant

A Long Beach homeowner has no regrets after shooting and killing a woman who said she was pregnant after he got into... Watch »

18 minutes ago
Firefighters Control 2-Alarm Fire at San Jose School

Firefighters Control 2-Alarm Fire at San Jose School

Firefighters are trying to build a 1-alarm fire at a San Jose school under control. Watch »

3 hours ago
Fire Near Six Flags Shuts Down Rides

Fire Near Six Flags Shuts Down Rides

A small brush fire shut down part of Six Flags Discovery Kingdom amusement park in Vallejo. The fire broke out about Read »

6 hours ago
California Leaders to Crack Down on Hit-and-Runs

California Leaders to Crack Down on Hit-and-Runs

Los Angeles and California officials are teaming up to crack down on what some have called an... Watch »

Jul 23, 2014
Hidden, Loaded Shotgun Found by Kids at Santa Rosa School

Hidden, Loaded Shotgun Found by Kids at Santa Rosa School

Police on Wednesday retrieved a shotgun hidden at a Santa Rosa elementary school. Watch »

6 hours ago
High Tech Meters Help Residents Track Water Usage

High Tech Meters Help Residents Track Water Usage

Palo Alto Utilities is working to make it easier for customers to track their water usage thanks to a pilot program... Watch »

Jul 23, 2014
Reality Check: Risks Posed by West Nile Virus

Reality Check: Risks Posed by West Nile Virus

In this edition of Reality Check, Sam Brock looks at the chances West Nile Virus could impact your or your family. Watch »

Jul 23, 2014
Mom Arrested for Leaving Kids in Car Outside Casino

Mom Arrested for Leaving Kids in Car Outside Casino

An Oakland woman has been arrested for suspicion of child endangerment for allegedly leaving her two young children... Read »

Jul 24, 2014
Man on Motorized Skateboard Collapses, Dies in SoMa

Man on Motorized Skateboard Collapses, Dies in SoMa

A skateboarder was killed when he hit a parked car while riding in a bike lane in San Francisco's South of... Read »

Jul 23, 2014
SJ Postal Inspector Indicted for Stealing from Mail

SJ Postal Inspector Indicted for Stealing from Mail

A U.S. Postal Service inspector from San Jose was indicted by a federal grand jury on charges of... Read »

Jul 23, 2014
Gov. Brown Calls Border Crossings Humanitarian Issue

Gov. Brown Calls Border Crossings Humanitarian Issue

Gov. Jerry Brown is calling the arrival of unaccompanied young migrants to the U.S.-Mexico border a... Read »

Jul 23, 2014
Elderly Man Missing from Stanford Hospital Found

Elderly Man Missing from Stanford Hospital Found

An East Palo Alto man with dementia and high blood pressure who went missing from Stanford Hospital... Read »

3 hours ago
Longtime SF Art Store Faces Tough Search for New Home

Longtime SF Art Store Faces Tough Search for New Home

The Flax Art and Design store, which has been at its Market Street location since 1977, will soon have to find a new... Watch »

Jul 23, 2014
Cash Falls Out of Armored Vehicle in South Bay

Cash Falls Out of Armored Vehicle in South Bay

Several people were able to gather money that somehow fell out of an armored vehicle on De La Cruz Boulevard, at the... Watch »

6 hours ago
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