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Homeowners Opt to Remove Pools Amid Drought
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Homeowners Opt to Remove Pools Amid Drought

California's severe drought has prompted several homeowners to remove their backyard pools. Watch »

3 hours ago
Police: Walnut Creek Woman Kidnapped From Front Yard

Police: Walnut Creek Woman Kidnapped From Front Yard

A gunman kidnapped a Walnut Creek woman from her own front yard, police said Tuesday. Watch »

3 hours ago
SFFD Rank-and-File Calls for Chief's Replacement

SFFD Rank-and-File Calls for Chief's Replacement

San Francisco’s fire chief is under fire. A letter calling for Joanne Hayes-White’s job is on its way to... Watch »

3 hours ago
Santa Clara Co. Looks to Fill 600 Job Vacancies

Santa Clara Co. Looks to Fill 600 Job Vacancies

New positions approved by supervisors coupled with a large number of retirements in the past year has contributed to... Watch »

32 minutes ago
Woodside Man Escorted Off LAX-Bound Flight

Woodside Man Escorted Off LAX-Bound Flight

A commercial airplane traveling from Boston to Los Angeles was forced to make an unscheduled landing in... Watch »

3 hours ago
Potentially Poisonous Meatballs Found Near Dog Park

Potentially Poisonous Meatballs Found Near Dog Park

Eight meatballs that were found Saturday near a dog park in west Santa Rosa have been sent to a lab at University of... Read »

Sep 23, 2014
Former Govt. Powerbrokers Criticize PG&E

Former Govt. Powerbrokers Criticize PG&E

An NBC Bay Area undercover investigation exposed potential security vulnerabilities in Pacific Gas &... Read »

4 hours ago
Sharks Take Bite Out of CA Otter Population

Sharks Take Bite Out of CA Otter Population

A survey has shown that California's otter population is holding steady after long years of Read »

4 hours ago
Report: 49ers' Kaepernick Used N-Word

Report: 49ers' Kaepernick Used N-Word

49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick apparently used the N-word during last week's loss against the Bears, a... Read »

Sep 23, 2014
Presidio Officers' Club Morphs Into Free

Presidio Officers' Club Morphs Into Free "Party Pad"

The Presidio Officers' Club will reopen to the public as a museum, cultural destination and social gathering... Watch »

2 hours ago
Jeff Kent Donates $500K to Female Athletes

Jeff Kent Donates $500K to Female Athletes

Former University of California at Berkeley student and San Francisco Giants baseball player Jeff Kent has made... Read »

Sep 23, 2014

"Good Natured" Bicyclist Dies in Berkeley

A 62-year-old man died Monday afternoon after he was hit by a Volkswagen while riding his bicycle in the... Read »

Sep 23, 2014
San Jose Earthquakes Stadium Seats Installed

San Jose Earthquakes Stadium Seats Installed

The new San Jose Earthquakes stadium reached a major milestone Tuesday: The team began installing the... Watch »

5 hours ago
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Despite "Great Progress," Fire Spreads to Tahoe Forest

Crews have made "great progress" overnight battling the King Fire east of Sacramento, a Cal Fire spokesman... Watch »

4 hours ago
Luxury Cars Stolen From Bay Area Dealerships

Luxury Cars Stolen From Bay Area Dealerships

After two high-end car dealerships were hit within two days in two different cities, police are now trying to figure... Watch »

4 hours ago
CCSF Mulls Arming Campus Police

CCSF Mulls Arming Campus Police

City College of San Francisco police have pepper spray and batons but no guns. Chancellor Art Tyler says it might be... Read »

6 hours ago
Wildfires Create Opportunity for More Water in CA: Professor

Wildfires Create Opportunity for More Water in CA: Professor

An environmental expert said the wildfires ravaging California are creating a once-in-a-generation opportunity... Watch »

Sep 23, 2014
Flea Infestation Shuts Down Hayward School

Flea Infestation Shuts Down Hayward School

Students at Ruus Elementary School in Hayward got the day off Monday after staff discovered a flea infestation... Read »

Sep 23, 2014
Mother Charged in Cocaine-Related Death of Toddler Son

Mother Charged in Cocaine-Related Death of Toddler Son

A 39-year-old Oakland mother is in custody on involuntary manslaughter and child abuse charges after her 2-year old... Read »

Sep 22, 2014
Police Warn of New Pay-by-Phone Ticket Scam

Police Warn of New Pay-by-Phone Ticket Scam

Police warn of a new pay-by-phone ticket scam popping up in the Bay Area. Watch »

Sep 22, 2014
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