<![CDATA[NBC Bay Area - Bay Area Local News]]>Copyright 2017http://www.nbcbayarea.com/news/local http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/nbc_bayarea_blue.png NBC Bay Area http://www.nbcbayarea.comen-usMon, 16 Oct 2017 17:56:13 -0700Mon, 16 Oct 2017 17:56:13 -0700NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[How You Can Help With North Bay Fire Relief Efforts]]> Mon, 16 Oct 2017 09:47:41 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/182*120/AP_17282563913318.jpg
Donations and volunteers are needed in Northern California as local fire crews continue to battle multiple blazes that have wiped out entire neighborhoods and left scores of people unaccounted for in wine...

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<![CDATA[North Bay Inferno: Images From Wine Country’s Deadly Fires]]> Mon, 16 Oct 2017 15:15:52 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/FlamesMonday1.jpg
Multiple fires that erupted late Sunday night across the North Bay, swept through the wine country, destroying hundreds of homes and businesses and leaving dozens of people dead.

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<![CDATA[Post Office Pickup Brings Fire Evacuees a Sense of Normal]]> Mon, 16 Oct 2017 17:05:45 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/postofficeevacuees1016_447324.JPG
A week after the North Bay fires began to ravage Sonoma and Napa counties, many residents are trying to get back to a sense of normal. Like getting the mail.

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<![CDATA[Berkeley Fire Crews Join Fight Against North Bay Blazes]]> Mon, 16 Oct 2017 17:54:53 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/214*120/BerkeleyFire.PNG
Video recorded by a Berkeley Fire Department strike team responding to the North Bay wildfires shows firsthand how quickly the fire moved and how intense the flames were.

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<![CDATA[Santa Rosa Family Who Lost Home is Reunited With Dog]]> Mon, 16 Oct 2017 16:20:32 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/198*120/fire+dog-1016.JPG
A family in Santa Rosa who lost their home in the North Bay wildfires thought they had lost the family dog too. But on Sunday, they were all reunited at Marin Humane.

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<![CDATA[Wildfire Smoke Believed to Have Caused Man's Death: Family]]> Mon, 16 Oct 2017 11:40:36 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/SmokeNorthBayFires.jpg
A 27-year-old father with breathing problems is believed to have died as a result of the wildfire smoke choking the North Bay, according to the man's family.

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<![CDATA[Contract Firefighter Killed After Water Tanker Crashes]]> Mon, 16 Oct 2017 17:51:50 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/watertendercrash_443845.JPEG
A contract firefighter on Monday was killed after the water tanker they were driving crashed in the region where crews continued to battle a spate of wildfires that ignited last week, a Cal Fire official said.

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<![CDATA[Pregnant Woman Flees Fire on Bicycle, With 2 Children in Tow]]> Mon, 16 Oct 2017 16:31:34 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/charity+ruiz.jpg
As a massive inferno ripped through her neighborhood, a woman in her third trimester of pregnancy fled from Santa Rosa’s Coffey Park suburb on bicycle, hauling her two young daughters in tow.

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<![CDATA[SJ Firefighters Kept Busy While Crews Help in the North Bay]]> Mon, 16 Oct 2017 06:01:37 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/212*120/101617_SJ_House_Fire_443266.JPEG
While some San Jose firefighters continued to battle the blazes burning in the North Bay, crews back home were kept busy Sunday fighting multiple fires.

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<![CDATA[Man Drives Wrong Way Across South Bay for 20 Miles]]> Mon, 16 Oct 2017 12:06:34 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/DUI_Suspect_Drove_Wrong_Way_for_20_Miles_in_Menlo_Park.jpg
A South Bay man is in custody after California Highway Patrol authorities say he drove more than 20 miles in the wrong direction on two freeways. It all ended in a crash that sent both the suspect and another...]]>
<![CDATA[Police Keep Eye on Suspected Looters in the North Bay]]> Mon, 16 Oct 2017 12:05:11 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Police_Keep_Eye_on_Suspected_Looters_in_the_North_Bay.jpg
Santa Rosa Police are riterating a zero tolerance for looters, adding that that anyone caught will be prosecuted. That's the stern message on a Facebook post over the weekend. Our cameras were there as officers...]]>
<![CDATA[Woman Dies in Husband's Arms in Pool Surrounded by Wildfire]]> Mon, 16 Oct 2017 05:38:06 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/poolcouple1015_436809.JPG
One of the saddest stories to come out of the North Bay wildfires is of a couple that was married for more than 50 years who took refuge in a pool to escape fast-moving flames.

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<![CDATA[Neighbors Helping Neighbors in the North Bay]]> Mon, 16 Oct 2017 12:10:06 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Neighbors_Helping_Neighbors_in_the_North_Bay.jpg
One church in Rohnert Park continues to provide breakfast, lunch and dinner around the clock for the North Bay fires victims. Members of the Iglasia Josue congregation have been providing food for the hungry and...]]>
<![CDATA[Fire Crews Respond to Blaze, Person Trapped in East SJ Hills]]> Sun, 15 Oct 2017 23:06:00 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/san_jose_fire_department_truck_generic.jpg
Firefighters responded to a brush fire and possible rescue in the hills above Alum Rock Park in East San Jose late Sunday, according to Cal Fire and the San Jose Fire Department.]]>
<![CDATA[Smoke Advisory, Spare the Air Alert Issued for Bay Area]]> Mon, 16 Oct 2017 00:36:31 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/AP_17285575204007.jpg
A smoke advisory and Spare the Air alert has been issued for Monday in the Bay Area, air quality officials said Sunday.

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<![CDATA[Some North Bay Schools to Reopen, Several Remain Closed]]> Sun, 15 Oct 2017 20:49:57 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/AftermathSunday4.jpg
The Sonoma County Office of Education on Sunday released a list of school districts that will remain closed in the coming week as well as those districts that will reopen at some point during the...

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<![CDATA[California Is 1st to Allow Gender-Neutral Birth Certificate]]> Mon, 16 Oct 2017 12:15:19 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/sleeping+baby+generic.jpg
California became the first state to allow a nonbinary gender marker on birth certificates Sunday.

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<![CDATA[Raiders' Passing Offense is Falling Short]]> Mon, 16 Oct 2017 09:13:51 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/DeeKahrBolltzzz.jpg
This season, Carr and Co. are more often content to throw short rather than challenge defenses with the deep ball

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<![CDATA[Beathard Now Leads a 49ers Youth Movement]]> Mon, 16 Oct 2017 09:11:34 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/rookyqbwash.jpg
Rookies Solomon Thomas, Reuben Foster, George Kittle, Matt Breida, Trent Taylor and Ahkello Witherspoon will play key roles for San Francisco over remaining 10 games of schedule]]>
<![CDATA[Mendocino County Fire Claims Eight Lives, 245 Homes]]> Sun, 15 Oct 2017 19:50:39 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/ashley8.jpg
Even before the flames came, Jonathan Frei could hear the blistering winds barreling through the hills of Redwood Valley, rousting him from his house on Tomki Road.

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<![CDATA[Summer Boating Safety Tips From the US Coast Guard]]> Tue, 04 Jul 2017 13:26:45 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/214*120/COASTGUARD-1.JPG
It’s summer – which means it's boating season. Boating, kayaking and canoeing in the San Francisco Bay can be a lot of fun, but with it comes some basic boating safety principles.The U.S.

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<![CDATA[Guy Fieri Cooks Barbecue in Fire-Devastated Santa Rosa]]> Mon, 16 Oct 2017 12:25:46 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/IMG_08983.jpg
Out among the barbecue smokers behind a shelter in Santa Rosa for fire-displaced residents, television chef Guy Fieri has been helping to serve up chicken, pulled pork and sides to evacuees and firefighters...
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<![CDATA[Replay: Watch and Relive the Warriors Parade]]> Thu, 15 Jun 2017 11:48:20 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/178*120/GettyImages-696389546_594_screen.jpg
If you missed out on the Warriors Championship Parade or want to relive the celebration, we got you covered. Watch highlights of players celebrating with Dub Nation and the team's rally in Oakland.

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<![CDATA[Brush Fire Near Homes in Novato Prompts Evacuations]]> Sun, 15 Oct 2017 17:04:27 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/215*120/novatofire1015_434090.JPG
Fire crews in Novato responded to a vegetation fire Sunday afternoon near homes on the west side of Highway 101, according to the California Highway Patrol.

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<![CDATA[Brush Fire Spreads to Homes in East San Jose Foothills]]> Mon, 16 Oct 2017 00:32:42 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/214*120/sjfirehome1015_433445.JPG
Fire crews responded to a brush fire Sunday in the East San Jose foothills that quickly spread to two homes.

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<![CDATA[Beathard, 49ers Battle Back But Remain Winless]]> Sun, 15 Oct 2017 13:53:17 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/49ers-beathard.jpg
Coach Kyle Shanahan targeted Brian Hoyer to be his quarterback on the first day of free agency. On Sunday, Shanahan felt as if he had no choice but to officially admit his mistake. And the 49ers saw an immediate

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<![CDATA[Santa Rosa Family Loses Home While Welcoming Newborn]]> Sun, 15 Oct 2017 20:58:01 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/WebGarvinBaby2.PNG
Matt and Jenny Waters lost nearly everything in the North Bay fire, but it is what they gained that they are most grateful for.

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<![CDATA[California Turns Corner in Battling Wine Country Fires]]> Mon, 16 Oct 2017 00:30:07 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/wildfire1015_436558.JPG
California fire authorities said Sunday they have turned a corner in battling several of the wildfires that have devastated wine country and other rural parts of Northern California over the past week.

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<![CDATA[Wildfire Evacuees Return to Rubble, Destroyed Homes]]> Sun, 15 Oct 2017 10:23:59 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/TubbsBigad.jpg
The wildfire burning through Santa Rosa has charred more than 35,000 acres, wiping out home after home in its path.

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<![CDATA[Ball Girls Who Survived Las Vegas Massacre Return to Stadium]]> Sun, 15 Oct 2017 21:13:10 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/197*120/Zambrana+and+Moore.jpg
Los Angeles Dodgers ball girls, Christina Zambrana and Amy Moore, who both survived the Las Vegas massacre, return to Dodger Stadium for the first time on Sunday.

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<![CDATA[Raiders Come up Short Again, Lose Fourth Straight]]> Sun, 15 Oct 2017 16:59:53 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/kahrpikkboltz.jpg
Carr returns at quarterback, but Raiders offense still can't regain its explosive personality of 2016

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<![CDATA[Fire Breaks Out Near Oakland Zoo]]> Sun, 15 Oct 2017 07:13:12 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/212*120/WEBCARFIREOAKLANDZOO_432338.JPEG
Firefighters battled a blaze that broke out near the Oakland Zoo Sunday morning.

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<![CDATA[Army of Firefighters Brave Deadly NorCal Firestorm]]> Sat, 14 Oct 2017 13:52:37 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-861056470.jpg
Santa Rosa firefighter Brandon Palmer has fought big blazes in his 20 years on the job, but the 81-hour shift he spent fighting the fire storm in his own neighborhood this week was still stunning.

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<![CDATA[Some Coffey Park Residents Say They Won’t Be Coming Back]]> Mon, 16 Oct 2017 16:02:32 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/coffeypark1.jpg
Exiting U.S. Highway 101 North to get to Coffey Park, the signs of devastation are already obvious from the freeway. Row after row of scorched fields, trees and the occasional sign-post were destroyed in...

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<![CDATA[Rookie Beathard Shows Promise in 49ers' Loss at Washington]]> Sun, 15 Oct 2017 13:53:39 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-861710974.jpg
Beathard leads San Francisco to three touchdowns

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<![CDATA[Map: See Where Wildfires Are Burning in California]]> Sat, 14 Oct 2017 15:59:20 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/226*120/09-06-2017-calfire-fire-map-california-1.jpg
This map displays fire information collected by CALFIRE, the state firefighting agency. Click on each location for more information, including containment figures and the size of the fire.

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<![CDATA[North Bay Wildfires Light Up Bay Area Skies]]> Mon, 16 Oct 2017 15:27:33 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/215*120/Screen+Shot+2017-10-15+at+2.48.09+AM.png
As the North Bay wildfires burned, the skies around the Bay Area were marked by tragically striking sunsets and dramatic orange skies.

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<![CDATA[Coffey Park Is Ground Zero For NorCal Fire Devastation]]> Mon, 16 Oct 2017 08:35:48 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/AftermathWednesday5.jpg
The warnings about impending doom came suddenly and in different ways. Frantic pounding on doors. Blaring fire alarms. Commotion outside windows.Awakened from a deep slumber in the dead of night, bleary-eyed...

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<![CDATA['It's a War Zone': Fires Destroy Santa Rosa Neighborhood]]> Mon, 16 Oct 2017 16:12:54 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/IMG_77301.jpg
More than 1,100 home were destroyed the night the fire swallowed Coffey Park. Thirty-thousand people evacuated, and a day later all that was left was dust. Broken glass from cars dot the street, and molten...

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<![CDATA['It’s Been a Battle': A Day in the Northern Calif. Fire Zone]]> Sat, 14 Oct 2017 19:04:36 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-861016240.jpg
Fire crews were briefed and headed out to do battle. Survivors returned to the charred remains of their homes, picking through debris for anything recognizable. And families clung to the hope that missing loved...

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<![CDATA[Tesla Fires Hundreds of Workers as Part of Annual Reviews ]]> Sat, 14 Oct 2017 19:30:21 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/173*120/Tesla_Headquarters_1.jpg
Tesla Motors fired hundreds of workers after completing its annual performance reviews, even though the electric automaker is trying to ramp up production to meet the demand for its new Model 3 sedan.

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<![CDATA[Mendocino County Grapples With Wildfire's Aftermath]]> Fri, 13 Oct 2017 23:48:35 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/209*120/2017-10-14_1-27-57.jpg
In Mendocino County, residents are grappling with widespread destruction from the fires. The Redwood Complex Fire has wiped out entire neighborhoods and businesses. NBC Bay Area's Joe Rosato Jr.]]>