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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 »

4 hours ago
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 »

3 hours ago
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 »

3 hours ago
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
Quan Files Papers, Seeks Second Term as Oakland Mayor

Quan Files Papers, Seeks Second Term as Oakland Mayor

Oakland Mayor Jean Quan filed papers Wednesday seeking re-election to a second four-year term, saying,... Read »

Jul 30, 2014
Lawyer for Man Accused of Murdering Wife Says DA's Case is

Lawyer for Man Accused of Murdering Wife Says DA's Case is "Weak"

The attorney for a man charged with his brother in the 1989 murder of the man's wife in San Jose said Wednesday that... Read »

Jul 30, 2014

"Shrimp Boy" Pleads Not Guilty to Racketeering

A man prosecutors accuse of heading a crime syndicate based in San Francisco's Chinatown pleaded not... Watch »

Jul 30, 2014
Gov. Brown Wraps Up Mexico Trip

Gov. Brown Wraps Up Mexico Trip

California Gov. Jerry Brown wrapped up a three-day visit to Mexico on Wednesday, saying he will work with the Read »

Jul 30, 2014
Mom Left Kids in Car While She Gambled: Report

Mom Left Kids in Car While She Gambled: Report

A mother charged with leaving two toddlers in a car while she gambled at a Northern California casino has... Read »

Jul 30, 2014
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