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Walnut Creek Cop Arrested for Allegedly Beating Woman with Bat

Walnut Creek Cop Arrested for Allegedly Beating Woman with Bat

A Walnut Creek police officer was arrested after allegedly donning a mask and beating a woman with a bat in Richmond... Watch »

Aug 29, 2014
49ers, Giants Respond to Alleged Dog Beating Video

49ers, Giants Respond to Alleged Dog Beating Video

The San Francisco Giants and 49ers both said Thursday they are "disturbed" by allegations that the CEO of... Read »

Aug 29, 2014
Tesla Plans 400 More Charging Stations in China

Tesla Plans 400 More Charging Stations in China

Tesla Motors Co. and a state-owned Chinese phone carrier announced plans Friday to build 400 charging stations... Read »

Aug 29, 2014
San Ramon Police Continue Search for Missing Woman

San Ramon Police Continue Search for Missing Woman

San Ramon police are continuing to search Saturday morning for a missing woman who suffers from dementia and speaks... Read »

Aug 30, 2014
Man Gets 15 years for Having Sex With 16-Year-Old “Houseboy”

Man Gets 15 years for Having Sex With 16-Year-Old “Houseboy”

A 59-year-old man was sentenced Thursday to 15 years in state prison for having sex with a 16-year-old boy he hired... Read »

Aug 29, 2014
Fire Near Highway 152 Could Impact Labor Day Travelers

Fire Near Highway 152 Could Impact Labor Day Travelers

An 80-acre brush fire alongside Highway 152, east of Gilroy, could cause some problems for people heading... Read »

Aug 29, 2014

"Gun Violence Restraining Order" Bill Approved

The bill comes as a response to the Isla Vista shooting spree that left six UC Santa Barbara students dead. Read »

Aug 29, 2014
U.S. Open: CiCi Bellis of Atherton, 15, Loses

U.S. Open: CiCi Bellis of Atherton, 15, Loses

CiCi Bellis, the first 15-year-old since 1996 to win a U.S. Open match, could not follow that up with... Read »

Aug 29, 2014
Napa Wineries Hope to Draw Labor Day Weekend Crowds

Napa Wineries Hope to Draw Labor Day Weekend Crowds

Napa city leaders are hoping swarms of tourists will flock to wine country for the holiday Labor Day weekend –... Watch »

Aug 30, 2014
California Drought Spurs New Look at

California Drought Spurs New Look at "Cash for Grass" Programs

California's severe drought has homeowners rethinking the quintessential grassy, green lawn, in favor of native... Read »

Aug 30, 2014
Muni Fares Set to Rise on Labor Day

Muni Fares Set to Rise on Labor Day

The cost to commute in San Francisco is about to go up this Labor Day. Read »

Aug 29, 2014
Police to

Police to "Immediately Purge" License Data After 1-Year

Los Altos police must delete data collected through high-tech - and controversial - license readers after one year. Read »

Aug 29, 2014
Napa Residents, Businesses Continue to Rebuild

Napa Residents, Businesses Continue to Rebuild

NBC Bay Area's Jean Elle shows how Napa residents are coping with rebuilding efforts after Sunday's 6.0 quake. Watch »

Aug 28, 2014
Menlo Park Residents Asked to Cut Water Use by 30 Percent

Menlo Park Residents Asked to Cut Water Use by 30 Percent

Menlo Park is responding to the state's call to conserve more water during the severe drought by implementing... Watch »

Aug 29, 2014
Carr Puts On a Show, Raiders Win 41-31

Carr Puts On a Show, Raiders Win 41-31

With Schaub out with sore elbow, Carr leads Raiders on four touchdown drives. Read »

Aug 28, 2014
93-Year-Old Volunteer's Amazing Record Of Service and Commitment

93-Year-Old Volunteer's Amazing Record Of Service and Commitment

The staff at Saint Anthony's Dining Room estimate that, over the years, Rene Rodigou has poured more than 3 million... Watch »

Aug 29, 2014
49ers Defeat Texans 40-13 in Preseason Finale

49ers Defeat Texans 40-13 in Preseason Finale

Most of San Francisco’s starters on offense and defense never took the field against the Texans in what... Read »

Aug 28, 2014
Feds to Assume Leasing for Fracking in California

Feds to Assume Leasing for Fracking in California

The U.S. Bureau of Land Management will resume issuing oil and gas leases next year for federal lands in California... Read »

Aug 29, 2014
Stanford Law Professor Joins CA Supreme Court

Stanford Law Professor Joins CA Supreme Court

Gov. Jerry Brown's nominee to the California Supreme Court was easily confirmed Thursday after a brief hearing. Read »

Aug 28, 2014
Assembly Approves Statewide Ban on Plastic Bags

Assembly Approves Statewide Ban on Plastic Bags

The state Assembly has approved legislation that would impose the nation's first statewide ban on single-use plastic... Read »

Aug 30, 2014
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