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Thursday, Oct 19, 2017 at 10:18 AM PDT

MAP: Structures Damaged, Destroyed by North Bay Fires

MAP: Structures Damaged, Destroyed by North Bay Fires

A wind-whipped firestorm that ignited in the North Bay on Oct. 8 has left at least 42 people dead and destroyed nearly 7,000 structures, including row after row of homes and businesses.

Thursday, Oct 19, 2017 at 06:53 PM PDT

Crews Hope Rain Will Further Help Tamp Wildfires

Crews Hope Rain Will Further Help Tamp Wildfires

Authorities say cooler temperatures and light rainfall expected Thursday will be a "welcome sight" for firefighters battling the blazes burning across the North Bay. Meanwhile, evacuees returning to little or...

Thursday, Oct 19, 2017 at 08:34 AM PDT

Californians Prepare for Annual 'ShakeOut' Earthquake Drill

Californians Prepare for Annual 'ShakeOut' Earthquake Drill

Millions of Californians and many others around the world plan to drop, cover and hold on in an annual drill aimed at keeping them safe during the violent shaking of earthquakes.

Thursday, Oct 19, 2017 at 10:02 AM PDT

Cal Police Investigate Alleged Sexual Assault in Dorm Room

Cal Police Investigate Alleged Sexual Assault in Dorm Room

Police at the University of California at Berkeley are investigating a sexual assault that occurred over the weekend, police said Wednesday.

Thursday, Oct 19, 2017 at 08:06 PM PDT

320-Acre Bear Fire Now 35 Percent Contained

320-Acre Bear Fire Now 35 Percent Contained

Some evacuation orders were lifted Thursday as fire crews steadily gained control of a 320-acre blaze burning in the Santa Cruz Mountains.

Thursday, Oct 19, 2017 at 07:16 AM PDT

Wine Country Businesses Need Customers, Not Donations

Wine Country Businesses Need Customers, Not Donations

Businesses affected by the massive wildfires that swept through wine country over the past week are reopening, or will soon, and they aren't looking for donations. They have started a campaign dubbed Spend...

Thursday, Oct 19, 2017 at 07:25 AM PDT

Woman Punched, Robbed of Laptop in Berkeley

Woman Punched, Robbed of Laptop in Berkeley

UC Berkeley police are investigating a violent laptop robbery. The incident happened Tuesday afternoon at the Crossroads Student Dining Hall near People's Park. Police say two robbers took a laptop from a young...

Thursday, Oct 19, 2017 at 05:53 AM PDT

Santa Rosa Mayor Looks Ahead to Improving the City

Santa Rosa Mayor Looks Ahead to Improving the City

With wildfires still burning in Sonoma County, plans are beginning to take shape for the massive cleanup and rebuilding ahead.

Thursday, Oct 19, 2017 at 07:16 AM PDT

Report Outlines SF's Plan to Bring Internet to Every Home

Report Outlines SF's Plan to Bring Internet to Every Home

A new report details plans to bring high-speed internet to every home in San Francisco. The cost of the project is nearly $2 billion. The report, which was put together by a consulting company, calls for the...

Thursday, Oct 19, 2017 at 08:58 AM PDT

Niners Add Pair of Veteran Defensive Linemen

Niners Add Pair of Veteran Defensive Linemen

Former Seahawk Tony McDaniel should give the 49ers a big, reliable lineman who can play significant time with Arik Armstead, Aaron Lynch sidelined

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