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Suspicious Man Seen Touching Himself at Elementary School: Police

Suspicious Man Seen Touching Himself at Elementary School: Police

A suspicious man was seen standing in the hallway of a San Leandro elementary school Wednesday, peering into a window while touching himself, police said. Read »

Apr 24, 2014
Pleasanton Students Inappropriately Contacted on Instagram

Pleasanton Students Inappropriately Contacted on Instagram

Pleasanton school officials are warning parents to remind their kids about social media safety. Read »

Apr 24, 2014
Calif. Drought Causes Rat Problem at SF Park

Calif. Drought Causes Rat Problem at SF Park

California's severe drought apparently has created a rat problem at San Francisco's Heron Head Park. Watch »

Apr 24, 2014
Is Uber Keeping Riders Safe?

Is Uber Keeping Riders Safe?

Uber’s policies can leave drivers and passengers in the lurch if there are accidents. And despite... Watch »

Apr 24, 2014
Educators Question Proposal to Expand Pre-K

Educators Question Proposal to Expand Pre-K

Most teachers, principals and superintendents support the idea of free public education for preschool-aged children.... Watch »

Apr 24, 2014
Police: Medical Center Shooter Was Former Patient

Police: Medical Center Shooter Was Former Patient

An elderly man who was arrested in connection with a shooting at a medical center in Daly City on Wednesday was... Read »

Apr 24, 2014
SJSU Football Player Critically Burned in Apartment Fire

SJSU Football Player Critically Burned in Apartment Fire

Eleven San Jose State University students were displaced - and one was injured - after a student lit a match... Watch »

Apr 24, 2014
Unions Protest Staples Postal Service Program

Unions Protest Staples Postal Service Program

Postal workers in cities big and small around the country have fanned out to protest a deal that puts... Watch »

Apr 24, 2014
Tesla's Elon Musk Paid $70,000 In 2013

Tesla's Elon Musk Paid $70,000 In 2013

Tesla Motors CEO Elon Musk was paid just under $70,000 in 2013. But he could be in line for much, much more. Read »

Apr 24, 2014
DA: Busted Drug Ring Has Ties to Mexican Cartel

DA: Busted Drug Ring Has Ties to Mexican Cartel

Prosecutors in Silicon Valley say authorities have arrested 18 people and seized methamphetamine, cocaine and... Read »

Apr 24, 2014
Plaintiff Settles Civil Suit vs. 49ers’ Aldon Smith

Plaintiff Settles Civil Suit vs. 49ers’ Aldon Smith

One of two men who filed suit against San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith and former 49er Delanie... Read »

Apr 24, 2014
Bay Area Gets Social to Fight Crime

Bay Area Gets Social to Fight Crime

Bay Area neighborhoods are going social to try and take a "byte" out of Watch »

Apr 24, 2014
Tech Companies Settle Workers' Lawsuit

Tech Companies Settle Workers' Lawsuit

Google, Apple, Intel and Adobe have settled a class-action lawsuit alleging they conspired to prevent... Read »

Apr 24, 2014
Berkeley’s Historic UC Theatre To Reopen

Berkeley’s Historic UC Theatre To Reopen

Berkeley's historic UC Theatre will reopen as a nonprofit live music venue next year, organizers said. Read »

Apr 24, 2014
San Francisco Landlords Sued Over Renter Eviction

San Francisco Landlords Sued Over Renter Eviction

City Attorney Dennis Herrera filed suit against several San Francisco landlords he alleges wrongfully... Read »

Apr 24, 2014
2 Arrested in Murder of 66-Year-Old Oakland Woman

2 Arrested in Murder of 66-Year-Old Oakland Woman

Two men have been arrested and charged for the murder of a pet sitter in her East Oakland neighborhood last... Watch »

Apr 24, 2014
7 in 10 in Calif. Like Common Core: Survey

7 in 10 in Calif. Like Common Core: Survey

As other U.S. states move to delay or halt implementation of the shared learning framework known as the Common Core,... Read »

Apr 24, 2014
San Jose Homicide Victim Found Tuesday Is Identified

San Jose Homicide Victim Found Tuesday Is Identified

A man who was found dead of a suspected homicide in San Jose on Tuesday morning has been identified as... Read »

Apr 24, 2014
Paul McCartney to Play

Paul McCartney to Play "Farewell to Candlestick"

Paul McCartney confirmed he has added a "Farewell to Candlestick" concert in San Francisco to round... Watch »

Apr 24, 2014
Moderate, Exceptional Drought Expands to All of CA

Moderate, Exceptional Drought Expands to All of CA

Drought conditions expanded in California this week to leave the entire state under moderate to exceptional drought... Read »

Apr 24, 2014
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