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Tuesday, Apr 25, 2017 at 09:30 PM PDT

San Carlos Becomes 3rd City in Nation to Host Delivery Bots

San Carlos Becomes 3rd City in Nation to Host Delivery Bots

San Carlos has jumped on board as the third city in the nation to host Starship Technologies’ new delivery robots, just behind Redwood City and Washington D.C., which launched pilot programs in November of last...

Tuesday, Apr 25, 2017 at 04:23 PM PDT

Five Deaths in Santa Rosa May Be Linked to Heroin Overdoses

Five Deaths in Santa Rosa May Be Linked to Heroin Overdoses

Five deaths over the last 10 days in the Santa Rosa area may be linked to heroin overdoses, officials said Tuesday.

Tuesday, Apr 25, 2017 at 09:31 PM PDT

Man Knocks Over Security Robot, Ends Up in Jail

Man Knocks Over Security Robot, Ends Up in Jail

In a man-vs.-robot confrontation in Mountain View last week, the robot did what it was designed to do, and the intoxicated man ended up in jail, according to Mountain View police.

Tuesday, Apr 25, 2017 at 07:46 PM PDT

Troublesome Turkey Traipses Through Taboo Territory

Troublesome Turkey Traipses Through Taboo Territory

A wayward turkey may be guilty of vandalism and trespassing.

Tuesday, Apr 25, 2017 at 09:32 PM PDT

California Water Chief: Oroville Emergency Spillway Worked

California Water Chief: Oroville Emergency Spillway Worked

The head of California's water agency on Tuesday repeated his assertion that an emergency spillway at the Oroville Dam worked, drawing an incredulous response from a state lawmaker who represents tens of...

Tuesday, Apr 25, 2017 at 07:15 PM PDT

Bay Area Campuses Among 'Nation's Best Public High Schools'

Bay Area Campuses Among 'Nation's Best Public High Schools'

So who is No. 1? The annual list of the nation's best public high school was released Tuesday. Raj Mathai provides the top slots and lets you know which Bay Area schools made the cut.

Tuesday, Apr 25, 2017 at 04:34 PM PDT

Forum to Discuss Proposal for $95M Richmond Jail Expansion

Forum to Discuss Proposal for $95M Richmond Jail Expansion

Activists opposing a $95 million plan to expand the Richmond jail will be meeting with supporters of the project for a question-and-answer forum on Saturday, an event that both sides hope will ease tensions...

Tuesday, Apr 25, 2017 at 07:55 PM PDT

Giants' Highly-Touted Rookie Christian Arroyo Ready to Help Team Win

Giants' Highly-Touted Rookie Christian Arroyo Ready to Help Team Win

San Francisco Giants rookie Christian Arroyo sits down with NBC Bay Area's Colin Resch to recap the recent whirlwind of being called up to the big leagues and making his MLB debut against the team's NL West...

Wednesday, Apr 26, 2017 at 12:25 AM PDT

UC Under Fire After Audit Uncovers $175M Secret Fund

UC Under Fire After Audit Uncovers $175M Secret Fund

California's auditor says top University of California administrators hid $175 million from the public and lawmakers in a secret reserve fund even as the UC raised tuition and asked the state for more funding.

Tuesday, Apr 25, 2017 at 05:55 PM PDT

South Bay Non Profit, Volunteers Help 79-Year-Old, Blind, Deaf Man Stay In His Home

South Bay Non Profit, Volunteers Help 79-Year-Old, Blind, Deaf Man Stay In His Home

In honor of its 25th anniversary, Rebuilding Together Silicon Valley tackled more than 30 repair projects in a single day, including a very important one for a 79-year-old man.

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