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Police Search For Man Who Tried to Kidnap Woman at UCSC
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Police Search For Man Who Tried to Kidnap Woman at UCSC

Police are looking for a man who attempted to kidnap a woman in her car while he was armed with a knife at the University of California at Santa Cruz on Thursday, campus police said Friday. Read »

15 minutes ago
Woman Killed, Man Injured in Martinez Shooting

Woman Killed, Man Injured in Martinez Shooting

A woman was killed and a man was injured in a shooting in Martinez on Friday night, a police sergeant said... Read »

32 minutes ago
Goodell Denies Los Angeles Team for 2015; Raiders Staying: Report

Goodell Denies Los Angeles Team for 2015; Raiders Staying: Report

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell told teams with their sights on Los Angeles that they won't be moving there for the... Read »

46 minutes ago
Sidecar to Let Customers Choose Gender of Drivers

Sidecar to Let Customers Choose Gender of Drivers

A Bay Area ride-sharing service plans to step up to help female passengers feel safe. Read »

2 hours ago
Security Flaws Allow Global Cellular Eavesdropping

Security Flaws Allow Global Cellular Eavesdropping

Security flaws in a system used by cellphone carriers around the world could open the door to wide-ranging... Read »

3 hours ago
Oakland Police Looking for Protest Vandalism Suspects

Oakland Police Looking for Protest Vandalism Suspects

Police are asking for the public's help in identifying suspects who they say vandalized and looted a MetroPCS store... Read »

3 hours ago
Strong Gas Odor Reported at San Jose Airport

Strong Gas Odor Reported at San Jose Airport

The San Jose Fire Department is investigating a strong gas odor reported at Mineta San Jose International Airport... Read »

4 hours ago
Watch: Fire Rescue Captured By Officer's Body Camera

Watch: Fire Rescue Captured By Officer's Body Camera

A Newark police officer wore a body camera as he ran into a burning apartment early Friday morning. Watch »

Dec 19, 2014
City Leaders Call For Probe Into Chevron Flaring

City Leaders Call For Probe Into Chevron Flaring

Contra Costa fire officials and Chevron said that the large dramatic flames over the Richmond Chevron refinery... Read »

Dec 19, 2014
Battered, Struggling 49ers Will Try to Rebound

Battered, Struggling 49ers Will Try to Rebound

San Francisco defense, with multiple injuries, may have trouble against a still-dangerous Chargers passing attack Read »

2 hours ago
SF Sheriff's Deputy Charged in Patient Assault

SF Sheriff's Deputy Charged in Patient Assault

A San Francisco Sheriff's Department deputy has been charged with the alleged battery of a patient at San Francisco... Watch »

Dec 19, 2014
Fallen CHP Officer Will Be Honored in Rose Parade

Fallen CHP Officer Will Be Honored in Rose Parade

A California Highway Patrol officer killed in the line of duty will be remembered as a hero for his Gift of Life... Read »

Dec 19, 2014
San Mateo County Declares State of Emergency

San Mateo County Declares State of Emergency

We knew the storm damage on the Peninsula was bad -- now San Mateo County supervisors say it's a full blown state of... Watch »

Dec 19, 2014
Controversy Brews at SJ City Hall Over District 4 Rep

Controversy Brews at SJ City Hall Over District 4 Rep

The San Jose City Council voted 6-0 with one abstention Friday evening to appoint Margie Matthews to an empty... Read »

Dec 19, 2014
Here's Where To Eat Out On Christmas

Here's Where To Eat Out On Christmas

It's not just Chinese food that's available for dining out on Christmas Day. Chronicle food critic Michael Bauer has... Read »

Dec 19, 2014
California Unemployment Rate Down to 7.2 Percent

California Unemployment Rate Down to 7.2 Percent

California recorded its lowest jobless rate last month since the early months of the Great Recession, while the... Read »

Dec 19, 2014
Suspicious Death at Los Gatos Home

Suspicious Death at Los Gatos Home

Deputies are trying to figure out what was behind a suspicious death in Los Gatos. Read »

Dec 19, 2014
Government Gives $30M to Napa Quake Victims

Government Gives $30M to Napa Quake Victims

State and federal assistance to residents and businesses affected by the 6.0 South Napa earthquake in August is more... Watch »

Dec 19, 2014
Two San Jose Colleges Under Federal Investigation

Two San Jose Colleges Under Federal Investigation

Two South Bay colleges are under investigation for allegedly failing students when it comes to sexual assault. Read »

Dec 19, 2014
Rescuer Uses Jet Ski to Save Stranded Motorist

Rescuer Uses Jet Ski to Save Stranded Motorist

North Bay firefighters used a jet ski to rescue a stranded driver Friday afternoon on Valley Ford Road between... Watch »

Dec 19, 2014

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