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Facebook Interns Mentor Peninsula Youth
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Facebook Interns Mentor Peninsula Youth

Facebook sent out 100 interns to participate in an event Wednesday aimed at mentoring 300 grade-school students from the Peninsula. Cheryl Hurd reports. Watch »

Jul 30, 2014
Bay Area Health Expert Not Concerned Over Ebola Virus

Bay Area Health Expert Not Concerned Over Ebola Virus

NBC Bay Area's Terry McSweeney shows why a Bay Area public health expert is not worried about the Ebola virus. Watch »

Jul 30, 2014
Federal Funding Helps San Jose Police Purchase Drone

Federal Funding Helps San Jose Police Purchase Drone

San Jose police on Wednesday confirmed the department will soon be able to deploy a drone to help out its... Read »

Jul 30, 2014
Teen Tied Up During Home-Invasion Robbery in San Jose

Teen Tied Up During Home-Invasion Robbery in San Jose

The Almaden Valley neighborhood in San Jose is on alert following a home-invasion robbery Wednesday afternoon. Watch »

Jul 30, 2014
Report: Snapchat Could Be Worth $10 Billion

Report: Snapchat Could Be Worth $10 Billion

Chinese Internet giant Alibaba is reportedly considering a takeover bid of Snapchat that would value the... Read »

Jul 30, 2014
The Truth About Sunscreen

The Truth About Sunscreen

In this edition of Reality Check, Sam Brock looks at common claims about skincare and separates the facts from... Watch »

Jul 30, 2014
New Homeless Camp Grows Near Railroad Tracks in Berkeley

New Homeless Camp Grows Near Railroad Tracks in Berkeley

Along the railroad tracks in West Berkeley, a new homeless encampment is growing. Read »

Jul 30, 2014
South Bay Businessman Pleads No Contest to Felony Charges

South Bay Businessman Pleads No Contest to Felony Charges

South Bay auto dealer Ron Battistella could face 5 to 16 years in a California prison after pleading no... Watch »

Jul 30, 2014
Santa Cruz Man Fined $3,000 Over Leaky Toilet

Santa Cruz Man Fined $3,000 Over Leaky Toilet

Santa Cruz is taking the drought very seriously. The city’s Water Department slapped a $3,000 fine on a man who had... Read »

Jul 30, 2014
BART Plans to Open Oakland Airport Connector by Thanksgiving

BART Plans to Open Oakland Airport Connector by Thanksgiving

BART is one step closer to opening a new way for passengers to get to the Oakland International Airport. Watch »

Jul 30, 2014
San Jose PD Might Eliminate Motorcycle Unit

San Jose PD Might Eliminate Motorcycle Unit

The San Jose Police Department is considering a plan to eliminate its motorcycle traffic unit and move the... Watch »

Jul 30, 2014
Businesses Near Levi's Stadium Prep for First Game

Businesses Near Levi's Stadium Prep for First Game

More than 40,000 soccer fans will pour into Santa Clara this Saturday for the first sporting event at... Watch »

Jul 30, 2014
Santa Cruz Co. Sheriffs Searching for Missing At-Risk Man

Santa Cruz Co. Sheriffs Searching for Missing At-Risk Man

The Santa Cruz County Sheriff's Office on Wednesday asked the public for help in finding an at-risk Watsonville man... Read »

Jul 30, 2014
Wary Bay Area Winemakers Eye Next Year

Wary Bay Area Winemakers Eye Next Year

Another winter with little rain has taken its toll on those who depend on nature’s irrigation Watch »

Jul 30, 2014
Westboro Baptist Church Plans SF Protest

Westboro Baptist Church Plans SF Protest

The famous homophobes of the Westboro Baptist Church are planning to bring their picketing to San Francisco. Read »

Jul 30, 2014
Jerry Garcia's SF Homes to be Honored With Plaques

Jerry Garcia's SF Homes to be Honored With Plaques

Excelsior District homes once lived in by Jerry Garcia to be identified and honored by San Francisco. Read »

Jul 30, 2014
Thousands of Blue Sea Creatures Wash Up on Local California Beaches

Thousands of Blue Sea Creatures Wash Up on Local California Beaches

Social media is teeming with pictures of small bright blue sea creatures washing up all over California... Read »

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5-Alarm Fire in San Jose Burns 2 Homes

5-Alarm Fire in San Jose Burns 2 Homes

San Jose firefighters are responding to a five-alarm fire that started at a house and spread to an... Watch »

Jul 30, 2014
Former A’s Star Eric Chavez Retires

Former A’s Star Eric Chavez Retires

Former Oakland Athletics infielder Eric Chavez announced his retirement Wednesday, ending his 17-year major... Read »

Jul 30, 2014
49ers Photos, Art Unveiled at Levi's Stadium

49ers Photos, Art Unveiled at Levi's Stadium

On Friday, 49ers fans will get to relive some of their memories through a monumental unveiling of more than... Read »

Jul 30, 2014
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