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Tuesday, Aug 15, 2017 at 08:49 AM PDT

UC Berkeley Hires Social Worker for People’s Park

UC Berkeley Hires Social Worker for People’s Park

The University of California, Berkeley has hired a social worker to assess the needs of the homeless population in People's Park. The San Francisco Chronicle reported that the social worker started last month...

Tuesday, Aug 15, 2017 at 08:51 AM PDT

Cupertino School’s Records Requested for Harvard Lawsuit

Cupertino School’s Records Requested for Harvard Lawsuit

Records from a South Bay high school are being requested in a civil case against Harvard University. The Ivy League school is accused of discriminating against Asians. The Mercury News reported that records...

Tuesday, Aug 15, 2017 at 08:45 AM PDT

Black Bear Cubs Make Debut at San Francisco Zoo

Black Bear Cubs Make Debut at San Francisco Zoo

Black bear cubs who were abandoned by their mothers in Alaska have found a new home in the San Francisco Zoo, officials there said Monday.

Tuesday, Aug 15, 2017 at 10:12 AM PDT

Man Reportedly Operating Fork Lift Dies in East Bay: Sheriff

Man Reportedly Operating Fork Lift Dies in East Bay: Sheriff

A 35-year-old man died Monday afternoon in Lafayette during an incident that occurred while he was reportedly operating forklift, according to the Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office.

Tuesday, Aug 15, 2017 at 05:35 AM PDT

Oakland Woman Set for Deportation Hoping for Miracle

Oakland Woman Set for Deportation Hoping for Miracle

An Oakland woman and her husband are being deported after 15 years of trying to gain citizenship. The couple were granted reprieves time and again, but there is a new administration and on Tuesday will leave...

Tuesday, Aug 15, 2017 at 06:47 AM PDT

SamTrans to Unveil Recommendations to Ease Traffic Headaches

SamTrans to Unveil Recommendations to Ease Traffic Headaches

SamTrans on Tuesday is expected to reveal its year-long study looking into the possibility of bringing back the Dumbarton rail line.

Monday, Aug 14, 2017 at 07:09 PM PDT

Alt-Right Events Planned For the Bay Area

Alt-Right Events Planned For the Bay Area

The Bay Area appears to be the next target for alt-right groups and its supporters.

Monday, Aug 14, 2017 at 11:55 PM PDT

In-Home Nursing Care Still Lacking for Sick Kids

In-Home Nursing Care Still Lacking for Sick Kids

Breaking a promise to some of the sickest kids in California? Parents say the state is failing families who need in-home nursing care. The NBC Bay Area Investigative Unit first exposed the problem last year. Now...

Monday, Aug 14, 2017 at 06:12 PM PDT

San Jose Woman Recounts Witnessing Charlottesville Rally

San Jose Woman Recounts Witnessing Charlottesville Rally

A San Jose woman is back in the Bay Area after witnessing the violent rally in Charlottesville.

Monday, Aug 14, 2017 at 08:16 PM PDT

SF Sues DOJ Over Trump Sanctuary City Restrictions

SF Sues DOJ Over Trump Sanctuary City Restrictions

The state of California and city of San Francisco are suing the U.S. Department of Justice over President Donald Trump's sanctuary city restrictions on public safety grants.

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