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No Charges For Cop Who Took Home 4 Pounds of Pot

No Charges For Cop Who Took Home 4 Pounds of Pot

A Richmond police officer who took 4 pounds of marijuana home instead of filing it in the department's evidence... Read »

Dec 18, 2014
Critic Weighs In on CPUC President's Legacy

Critic Weighs In on CPUC President's Legacy

Michael Peevey will make his final statements from the president’s chair of the California Public Utilities... Watch »

Dec 18, 2014
Dawson's Light

Dawson's Light

One family's emotional connection to a San Francisco landmark. Watch »

Dec 18, 2014
Woman, 81, Crashes Car Into UFC Gym in Concord

Woman, 81, Crashes Car Into UFC Gym in Concord

An 81-year-old woman crashed her car into a Concord gym Thursday morning, according to police. Read »

Dec 18, 2014
Suspect Beat Up Cashier, Stole $18K: Police

Suspect Beat Up Cashier, Stole $18K: Police

Menlo Park police are searching for four men who allegedly beat up a store cashier before taking off with $18,000 in... Read »

Dec 18, 2014
Man Recorded Women in Wal-Mart Bathroom: Police

Man Recorded Women in Wal-Mart Bathroom: Police

Union City police are searching for a man who they say recorded video of women while hiding out in a women’s... Read »

Dec 18, 2014
4 NorCal Counties Proclaim

4 NorCal Counties Proclaim " Local Emergencies"

Four counties in California, all in the northern part of the state, have proclaimed "local emergencies"... Read »

Dec 18, 2014
Storms Provide

Storms Provide "Foothold for Drought Recovery" in California

A string of storms that marched across California this month provided enough rain to boost reservoir levels and... Read »

Dec 18, 2014
Amid Scrutiny, Uber Says It Will Focus More on Safety

Amid Scrutiny, Uber Says It Will Focus More on Safety

Uber promises to focus on rider safety amid increasing concerns that its drivers are not adequately screened for... Read »

Dec 17, 2014
3 Suspects Charged With Grizzly Peak Kidnappings

3 Suspects Charged With Grizzly Peak Kidnappings

Three teenage suspects have been charged as adults for the armed robbery, carjacking and kidnapping of a couple... Read »

Dec 17, 2014
Community Pitches in for Belmont Flood Victims

Community Pitches in for Belmont Flood Victims

Flood victims on the Peninsula, battered by the last two storms, are returning home to assess the damage — and... Read »

Dec 18, 2014

"Bay Lights" Will Keep Shining

There's a green light on a bright idea keep The Bay Lights shining. The sponsors of an illuminated art project on... Read »

Dec 17, 2014
California Gets More Rain, 1 Big Mudslide

California Gets More Rain, 1 Big Mudslide

The recent rain lashing the Bay Area is good news for some and cause for concern for others. Watch »

Dec 17, 2014
SJ City Manager Says He Will Resign Jan. 1

SJ City Manager Says He Will Resign Jan. 1

San Jose City Manager Ed Shikada, acknowledging the City Council wanted new management, Wednesday announced his... Read »

Dec 17, 2014
San Francisco Resolution Critical of Police Fails

San Francisco Resolution Critical of Police Fails

San Francisco lawmakers have rejected a resolution urging police reforms in the wake of recent grand jury decisions... Read »

Dec 17, 2014
Bay Area Public Defenders Hold

Bay Area Public Defenders Hold "Black Lives Matter" Rallies

Bay Area public defenders plan to host a "Black Lives Matter" rally Thursday, believed to be the first of... Read »

Dec 18, 2014
Billionaire Challenges Judge’s Order to Open Martins Beach Gate

Billionaire Challenges Judge’s Order to Open Martins Beach Gate

The sandy saga over Martins Beach now has a new legal fight brewing. Read »

Dec 17, 2014
Homeowner Shoots Man Who Broke In By Mistake

Homeowner Shoots Man Who Broke In By Mistake

A Benicia man who was drinking alcohol with a friend early Wednesday morning was shot by a homeowner when he... Read »

Dec 17, 2014
California Could Benefit From Better US-Cuba Relations

California Could Benefit From Better US-Cuba Relations

Improved relations with Cuba, the closest country geographically to the United States with which the US does not... Read »

Dec 17, 2014
SF's Ganja Yoga Relies on Marijuana

SF's Ganja Yoga Relies on Marijuana

New yoga studio in South of Market allows its students to smoke marijuana while practicing the art. Read »

Dec 18, 2014

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