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King Fire in Pollock Pines More Than Doubles to 70,000 Acres

King Fire in Pollock Pines More Than Doubles to 70,000 Acres

When residents of El Dorado County, 60 miles from Sacramento, went to sleep Wednesday night, the King... Read »

Sep 18, 2014
Sen. Boxer Wants Campus Advocate for Sex Assault Victims

Sen. Boxer Wants Campus Advocate for Sex Assault Victims

A University of California task force on sexual abuse has recommended a system-wide plan to improve... Read »

Sep 18, 2014
Threatening Tweets By Newark Teacher Weren't Criminal: Police

Threatening Tweets By Newark Teacher Weren't Criminal: Police

Threatening Twitter messages directed at students by a Newark teacher were "inappropriate... Read »

3 hours ago
Mother Arrested After Gun Found in Child's Backpack At Library

Mother Arrested After Gun Found in Child's Backpack At Library

Fairfield police arrested a mother on suspicion of child endangerment and elder abuse after a gun was found in... Read »

Sep 18, 2014
Experts Discuss Need for Travel Insurance

Experts Discuss Need for Travel Insurance

In the wake of Hurricane Odile, NBC Bay Area's Nannette Miranda talks with experts to see when vacationers should be... Watch »

Sep 17, 2014
Sports Programs Turning to Crowdfunding After Budget Cuts

Sports Programs Turning to Crowdfunding After Budget Cuts

Cuts to sports programs in schools have forced some teams to get creative while Watch »

Sep 18, 2014
Police Say Girl, Mother Surviving Hit-and-Run Crash a

Police Say Girl, Mother Surviving Hit-and-Run Crash a "Miracle"

Police are calling it a miracle. A 24-year-old woman and her daughter were struck by a hit-and-run driver after they... Watch »

Sep 18, 2014
Deputies Searching for Man Who Exposed Himself to Females

Deputies Searching for Man Who Exposed Himself to Females

The Santa Cruz County Sheriff's Office is investigating two reports of a man flashing his genitals and masturbating... Read »

Sep 17, 2014
Surfer Who Said Shark Broke His Board Alters Story

Surfer Who Said Shark Broke His Board Alters Story

A surfer with a board broken almost neatly in half is still claiming to have been attacked by a great white shark. Read »

Sep 18, 2014
Brown Signs Ride-Sharing Insurance Legislation

Brown Signs Ride-Sharing Insurance Legislation

Drivers for ride-sharing companies such as Uber and Lyft must carry minimum levels of insurance under... Read »

Sep 18, 2014

"Rub Me for Luck" Child Molester Gets 5 Years in Prison

A man wearing a "rub me for luck" T-shirt who inappropriately grabbed a 6-year-old girl in a San... Read »

Sep 18, 2014
Body Recovered in San Francisco Bay

Body Recovered in San Francisco Bay

A body was found Wednesday afternoon in San Francisco Bay near the border of San Francisco and San Mateo... Read »

Sep 17, 2014
Ballot Measure for Faster Ambulance Responses

Ballot Measure for Faster Ambulance Responses

Lagging ambulance response times in San Francisco led Supervisor London Breed on Tuesday to introduce a request for... Read »

Sep 17, 2014
Audi Gets First Permit to Test Driverless Cars in California

Audi Gets First Permit to Test Driverless Cars in California

Audi beat out other car manufacturers Tuesday to become the first company to get a permit from the state... Read »

Sep 17, 2014
Obama Coming Back to SF for City Hall Fundraiser

Obama Coming Back to SF for City Hall Fundraiser

President Barack Obama will be back in the Bay Area on Oct. 10, 2014, to fundraise ahead of the mid-term elections... Read »

Sep 17, 2014
King Fire Rages, Threatens Hundreds of Homes

King Fire Rages, Threatens Hundreds of Homes

The King Fire was still raging out of control in Pollock Pines, 60 miles east of Sacramento, on Wednesday... Watch »

Sep 18, 2014
Senior Care Home Owners Arrested for Alleged Wage Theft

Senior Care Home Owners Arrested for Alleged Wage Theft

Several owners of senior care homes in Contra Costa County have been arrested after a yearlong... Read »

Sep 17, 2014
SJPD:

SJPD: "Transient" Teen Arrested in Brutal Murder

A young “transient” man has been arrested for the brutal killing of a homeless woman in San Jose, police said. Read »

Sep 17, 2014
Netflix CEO Joins Hispanic Foundation of Silicon Valley Board

Netflix CEO Joins Hispanic Foundation of Silicon Valley Board

A Silicon Valley community giant has joined forces with a tech giant. The Hispanic Foundation of Silicon... Watch »

Sep 17, 2014
SF DA's Office Turns to Aid Dog to Help Victims, Witnesses

SF DA's Office Turns to Aid Dog to Help Victims, Witnesses

A Golden Retriever is on hand at the San Francisco District Attorney's Office, which is providing the pup to... Read »

Sep 17, 2014
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