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Elephants, Giraffes, Bears Eat Fruit Roadkill

Elephants, Giraffes, Bears Eat Fruit Roadkill

An overturned dump truck of bananas and jackfruit didn't go to waste. Animals at the Oakland Zoo ate 15,000... Watch »

5 hours ago
Burned-Down Flames Restaurant is

Burned-Down Flames Restaurant is "Blighted"

What's left of Flames Restaurant in San Jose, a coffee shop destroyed by a January kitchen fire, is now a... Read »

Jul 31, 2014
Extreme Drought Spreads, Worsens in Parched California

Extreme Drought Spreads, Worsens in Parched California

Exceptional drought conditions expanded this week to include more than half of California, marking a... Watch »

Jul 31, 2014
Oakland A's Trade Cespedes For Lester, Gomes

Oakland A's Trade Cespedes For Lester, Gomes

The Oakland A's are trading fan favorite, slugger Yoenis Cespedes, the two-time Home Run Derby winner who helped put... Read »

Jul 31, 2014
Tesla, Panasonic to Build Big US Battery

Tesla, Panasonic to Build Big US Battery "Gigafactory"

Electric car maker Tesla Motors says it is preparing a site near Reno, Nevada, as a possible location for its... Read »

Jul 31, 2014
SF Restaurant Confused With No Noisy Kids Policy

SF Restaurant Confused With No Noisy Kids Policy

A San Francisco restaurant is facing a barrage of angry calls and emails from kid-loving customers who seem to have... Read »

Jul 31, 2014

Spilled Fruit Donated to Oakland Zoo

After a big rig accident spilled 60,000 pounds of bananas and jackfruit onto a road, the Fair Foundation put... View »

Jul 31, 2014
GOP Gubernatorial Candidate Lives as Homeless Person for Week

GOP Gubernatorial Candidate Lives as Homeless Person for Week

California's Republican candidate for governor said he spent a week living as a homeless person in search of a... Read »

Jul 31, 2014
Search Crews Find Missing Woodside Woman

Search Crews Find Missing Woodside Woman

Santa Clara County Sheriff's search and rescue crews found a missing 61-year-old woman early Thursday who... Read »

Jul 31, 2014
Sen. Leland Yee Pleads Not Guilty to RICO Charge

Sen. Leland Yee Pleads Not Guilty to RICO Charge

Suspended state Sen. Leland Yee pleaded not guilty on Thursday - as he did before to previous allegations... Watch »

Jul 31, 2014
Facebook Interns Mentor Peninsula Youth

Facebook Interns Mentor Peninsula Youth

Facebook sent out 100 interns to participate in an event Wednesday aimed at mentoring 300 grade-school students from... 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
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 31, 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
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