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Gilroy Woman Charged in Alleged Scams Through Fraud Investments
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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 charged, a Santa Clara County deputy district attorney said Tuesday. Read »

17 minutes ago
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 »

2 hours ago
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 »

4 hours ago
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 »

2 hours ago
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 »

4 hours ago
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 »

6 hours ago
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 »

5 hours ago
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 »

5 hours ago
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 »

4 hours ago
Snoop Dogg and Iron Chef Morimoto Collaborate at BottleRock

Snoop Dogg and Iron Chef Morimoto Collaborate at BottleRock

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

4 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 »

4 hours ago
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
Kaepernick:

Kaepernick: "No Disrespect Intended" By Instagram Post

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick tweeted he meant "no disrespect" minutes after tweeting a... Read »

May 26, 2015
Whale Too Decomposed for Cause of Death

Whale Too Decomposed for Cause of Death

The carcass of a 28-foot juvenile gray whale is too decomposed to determine why it became stranded Sunday on Portug... Read »

May 26, 2015
Homelessness Costs $520M a Year in Silicon Valley

Homelessness Costs $520M a Year in Silicon Valley

According to a study that bills itself as the "largest and most comprehensive body of information assembled in... Watch »

4 hours ago
Remains Matched to Student Who Vanished in 1982

Remains Matched to Student Who Vanished in 1982

Authorities say skeletal remains found in the East Bay Hills are those of a Swedish exchange student who disappeared... Watch »

3 hours ago
Pot Grower Ordered to Pay $6.5M for Sparking Wildfire

Pot Grower Ordered to Pay $6.5M for Sparking Wildfire

A convicted marijuana grower was sentenced to nearly seven years in prison and ordered to pay a $6.5 million fine... Read »

May 26, 2015

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