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South Bay Water District to Hire Water Cops
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South Bay Water District to Hire Water Cops

It's official, the so-called "water cops" are coming to the South Bay. The Santa Clara Valley Water District Board unanimously voted to spend up to $500,000 to hire five to 10 new water cops Tuesday night. Watch »

4 hours ago
Skin Cancer on Rise in Marin: Report

Skin Cancer on Rise in Marin: Report

Marin County has the highest rate of melanoma in California, and instances of the deadly skin cancer have been... Read »

Jul 22, 2014
Huge Geico Insurance Banner Falls on Fremont Home

Huge Geico Insurance Banner Falls on Fremont Home

A Bay Area couple says they had their house covered by insurance -- literally. A huge insurance sign being towed by... Watch »

3 hours ago
Device Helps Women Use Restroom -- Standing Up

Device Helps Women Use Restroom -- Standing Up

A Stanford graduate has created a device to help relieve women in need of a restroom. Watch »

4 hours ago
A's Agree to Changes in Coliseum Lease Agreement

A's Agree to Changes in Coliseum Lease Agreement

City of Oakland leaders said Tuesday that the Oakland A's have accepted changes that the City Council made last week... Read »

Jul 22, 2014
SF Soda Tax Placed on November Ballot

SF Soda Tax Placed on November Ballot

Less than two years ago, Richmond voters slapped city lawmakers with a dose of reality, shooting down a... Watch »

Jul 22, 2014
Police Seek Women Allegedly “Screened” By TSA Impersonator

Police Seek Women Allegedly “Screened” By TSA Impersonator

More details were released Tuesday about a man arrested last week on suspicion of public intoxication... Read »

Jul 22, 2014
Teen Arrested in Knifepoint Robbery of 11-Year-Old's Bicycle

Teen Arrested in Knifepoint Robbery of 11-Year-Old's Bicycle

A South Bay teenager accused of robbing an 11-year-old boy of his bicycle at knifepoint on a school playground... Read »

Jul 22, 2014
San Jose Hires Community Service Officers

San Jose Hires Community Service Officers

NBC Bay Area's Marianne Favro breaks down the role the newly hired community service officers will have in... Watch »

Jul 22, 2014
73-Year-Old Woman Shot Inside SF Home

73-Year-Old Woman Shot Inside SF Home

Crews responded Tuesday to a shooting in San Francisco's Bayview District Tuesday Watch »

Jul 22, 2014
SF Soda Tax Added to November Ballot

SF Soda Tax Added to November Ballot

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors approved a November ballot measure to tax soda and sugary drinks Tuesday, but... Read »

Jul 22, 2014
Apple Earnings at Highest Rate in 2 Years

Apple Earnings at Highest Rate in 2 Years

Apple's growth prospects are looking brighter as anticipation builds for the upcoming release of the next iPhone, a... Watch »

Jul 22, 2014
Stanford Law Professor Nominated to CA Supreme Court

Stanford Law Professor Nominated to CA Supreme Court

A former Obama administration adviser on immigration and current Stanford Law School professor is Gov. Jerry Brown's Read »

Jul 22, 2014
Sand Tunnel Collapses, Kills Man at Half Moon Bay Beach

Sand Tunnel Collapses, Kills Man at Half Moon Bay Beach

Officials say a man was killed at a Bay Area beach on Monday after a giant hole he was digging in the sand collapsed... Watch »

4 hours ago
Camp Program Honors Slain Paramedic, Helps Teens

Camp Program Honors Slain Paramedic, Helps Teens

Friends and family of a slain Dublin paramedic have launched a scholarship program aimed at giving inner city teens... Watch »

Jul 22, 2014
Los Altos Could Allow Horses at Weddings on City Streets

Los Altos Could Allow Horses at Weddings on City Streets

The bridegroom rides in on a handsome white mare or elephant decked out in finery to greet the bride’s Watch »

Jul 22, 2014
Giants Broadcaster Mike Krukow Has Muscle Disease

Giants Broadcaster Mike Krukow Has Muscle Disease

Giants broadcaster Mike Krukow, a former big-league pitcher, has a muscle disease called inclusion-body myositis, he... Read »

Jul 22, 2014
Instacart to Deliver Bi-Rite Groceries in SF

Instacart to Deliver Bi-Rite Groceries in SF

Long "coveted" by its less-ambulatory customers, goods from popular San Francisco grocery chain... Read »

3 hours ago
President Obama Arrives in Bay Area for Fundraiser

President Obama Arrives in Bay Area for Fundraiser

President Barack Obama is in the Bay Area for a short fundraising visit in the South Bay. Watch »

34 minutes ago
O.co Coliseum Briefly Loses Power Due to Lightning Strike

O.co Coliseum Briefly Loses Power Due to Lightning Strike

The O.co Coliseum in Oakland briefly lost power when it was struck by lightning early Tuesday morning, an... Watch »

Jul 22, 2014
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