<![CDATA[NBC Bay Area - Bay Area Local News]]>Copyright 2016http://www.nbcbayarea.com/news/local http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/nbc_bayarea_blue.png NBC Bay Area http://www.nbcbayarea.comen-usThu, 27 Oct 2016 00:43:47 -0700Thu, 27 Oct 2016 00:43:47 -0700NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Coast Guard Searches For Missing Chinese Sailor]]> Wed, 26 Oct 2016 23:51:30 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/200*120/missing-sailor.jpg
The U.S. Coast Guard is searching for a missing 50-year-old Chinese sailor who departed San Francisco last week in an attempt to set a non-stop solo trans-Pacific sailing record, Coast Guard officials said.

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<![CDATA[Two SF City Workers Hailed as Heroes For Halting Stabbing]]> Thu, 27 Oct 2016 00:04:55 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/sf-stabbing4.jpg
Good Samaritans jumped into action Tuesday in San Francisco to help save a man from a potential stabbing death.

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<![CDATA[California's Ballot: 17 Propositions Explained]]> Wed, 26 Oct 2016 10:30:37 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/0922-2016-Voting.jpg
This November, Californians will vote on 17 different propositions. Use this guide for a quick explanation of each one.

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<![CDATA[Halloween And Other Fall Events Happening in the Bay Area ]]> Wed, 12 Oct 2016 15:11:32 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/160*160/Fall+events2.jpg
While summer rolls into fall, it means its time for pumpkin contests, harvest festivals and lots of good food all over the Bay Area. Here is a look at some of the fun activities people can enjoy throughout...

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<![CDATA[SF Filmmaker Epps Applauds DA's Office For 'Just Decision']]> Thu, 27 Oct 2016 00:10:16 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/epps.jpg
San Francisco filmmaker Kevin Epps, arrested and released this week in the fatal shooting of a man inside his home, applauded the city's justice system Wednesday during an interview with NBC Bay Area.

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<![CDATA[Teacher Rebuffed in Her Crusade For New Student Chairs]]> Wed, 26 Oct 2016 23:52:59 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/sl-chairs.jpg
A battle between an East Bay high school teacher and her school district is making a lot of students uncomfortable - literally.

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<![CDATA[Motorcyclist Doing Donuts is Killed in San Jose Crash]]> Wed, 26 Oct 2016 20:03:57 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/tlmd_police_tape_lights_generic23.jpg
A motorcyclist recklessly performing donuts along West San Carlos Street in San Jose was killed in a crash Tuesday evening, police said Wednesday.]]>
<![CDATA[Napa Wineries May Finally Get Wine Back Following Arrest]]> Wed, 26 Oct 2016 20:29:29 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/michaelscottwine.jpg
Three Napa wineries may finally get some of their wine back after James Allen Hall was arrested Friday in Wichita, Kansas. Hall faces charges of fraud and illegally purchasing, selling and distributing...

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<![CDATA[Making Inroads in 'Uber for Kids' Niche]]> Wed, 26 Oct 2016 18:46:21 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/1026-2016-zum.jpg
New ride-hailing companies are going where the traditional ones can’t.

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<![CDATA[Man Pulls Gun on Officers in Effort to Commit Suicide by Cop]]> Thu, 27 Oct 2016 00:07:25 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/babydaddy.jpg
A man who pulled a gun on two Vallejo police officers was not trying to hurt them, but wanted to commit suicide by police, his mother insisted.

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<![CDATA[Apple to Follow Earnings Decline With New Launch]]> Wed, 26 Oct 2016 19:05:57 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/apple-launch.jpg
After reporting a significant loss in its latest quarterly earnings report this week, Apple Inc. is set for a new launch, and its devoted fans are buzzing about the next big signature product.

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<![CDATA[California DMV Offices Slowly Coming Back Online]]> Wed, 26 Oct 2016 19:17:36 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/webDMVoffice.jpg
Department of Motor Vehicles offices across California are slowly coming back online Wednesday after the agency was plagued by in-house technical difficulties earlier in the week, according to its website...

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<![CDATA[Ipsy's Generation Beauty to Debut in San Francisco]]> Wed, 26 Oct 2016 16:11:35 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-91853863.jpg
Christmas will come early for Bay Area makeup lovers.

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<![CDATA[Parents Demand Answers After Navy Seaman Daughter Dies]]> Wed, 26 Oct 2016 19:16:38 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/luckey.jpg
The parents of a Navy seaman from Pittsburg who died aboard the USS Ronald Reagan earlier this month while it was stationed in Japan are seeking answers about their daughter's death.]]>
<![CDATA[Millennium Owners Have 'Perception' Issue: SF Lawyers]]> Wed, 26 Oct 2016 18:52:05 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/millennium1.jpg
The owners of the Millennium Tower units have suffered no real damage other than bad publicity and are partly responsible for their own troubles, the city of San Francisco alleges in its defense to an owners’...

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<![CDATA[Biggest Super Moon in Nearly 70 Years Coming in November]]> Wed, 26 Oct 2016 17:17:08 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/super-moon-ugc-Bruce-Dotterer.jpg
Get ready for another opportunity to view the super moon in November. This will be the best super moon viewing opportunity of the year.

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<![CDATA[Runaway Defense Considered in Sierra LaMar Murder Trial]]> Thu, 27 Oct 2016 00:03:05 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/sierra+lamar1.jpg
A contentious showdown is brewing in the Sierra LaMar murder trial as defense attorneys for Antolin Garcia-Torres appear to be contemplating a defense that says the Morgan Hill-area teen is still alive and...

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<![CDATA[New Verizon Customer Gets Stiffed on Promised Rebate]]> Wed, 26 Oct 2016 19:36:47 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/verizon_generic.jpg
Back in January, Michael Stagg bought a new cellphone and switched his service over to Verizon, which promised him a $650 rebate. Stagg said Verizon told him he just needed to send in his old phone and his final...

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<![CDATA[Dead Blue Whale Washes Ashore at Daly City Beach]]> Wed, 26 Oct 2016 17:41:38 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/1026-2016-DeadWhale.jpg
A dead blue whale was found Wednesday afternoon washed ashore at Thornton State Beach in Daly City.

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<![CDATA[San Jose Police Academy Numbers Boosted by New Recruits]]> Wed, 26 Oct 2016 18:15:28 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/webSJPDrecruits1.jpg
A department staff shortage remains of paramount importance, but San Jose police are brewing with optimism thanks to the number of cadets on hand for the latest academy.

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<![CDATA[Scientists Discover Toxins in San Francisco Bay Shellfish]]> Wed, 26 Oct 2016 13:26:35 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/N11A+SF+BAY+TOXIC+ALGAE+VO+-+00004719.jpg
Scientists have detected a liver-damaging toxin in Bay Area shellfish.The toxin, called microcystin, is produced by freshwater algae and is plaguing lakes and rivers, including the Sacramento and San...

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<![CDATA[Contra Costa County Halts Fees for Parents of Juveniles]]> Wed, 26 Oct 2016 13:23:53 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/214*120/juvenile+hall.jpg
After hearing from advocates from UC Berkeley’s law clinic, The Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday unanimously approved a moratorium on administrative fees levied against the parents of juvenile...

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<![CDATA[Third Bay Area Dunkin' Donuts Opens in American Canyon]]> Wed, 26 Oct 2016 12:38:04 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/160*120/Ribbon+cutting+%281%29.JPG
American Canyon welcomed the third Bay Area Dunkin' Donuts location and donut lovers could not wait for the grand opening. Many started lining up outside the new location at 1 am., by 5 am. the line had grown to

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<![CDATA[Airplane Banner's Message: Fire Trent Baalke]]> Wed, 26 Oct 2016 14:09:28 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/187*120/Balkytryntt.jpg
An airplane set to fly overhead Levi's Stadium during the 49ers' next home game will have a special message for the San Francisco organization.

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<![CDATA[Free Taco Bell Thanks to Stolen Base in World Series]]> Wed, 26 Oct 2016 13:03:22 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/TLMD-taco-bell-fachada-shutterstock_193217543.jpg
Mark your calendars, taco lovers. Thanks to stolen base recorded during Game 1 of the World Series Tuesday night, Taco Bell will be handing out free "Doritos Locos Tacos" next Wednesday, Nov. 2.

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<![CDATA['West Valley' Corridor Traffic Crackdown]]> Wed, 26 Oct 2016 12:10:05 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/10-26-16-traffic-crackdown+.jpg
The Santa Clara County Sheriff's office and other law enforcement agencies are conducting a mass crackdown on violators in Cupertino, Saratoga and Los Altos Hills.

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<![CDATA[Oakland's Rental Prices Boom, SF and SJ Plateau: Zillow]]> Wed, 26 Oct 2016 13:54:23 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/185*120/oakland44.jpg
For the first time in the East Bay city's history, Oakland's rentals are pricing out just above $3,000 per month, according to the "Zillow Rent Index."

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<![CDATA[FB Expands Reach Into Real Estate: Housing, Hotel]]> Wed, 26 Oct 2016 12:41:50 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/facebook35.jpg
Facebook is quietly expanding its reach into the real estate business, already providing about 400 units of apartment units about two miles away from its Menlo Park headquarters, with sights on adding 1,500 more...

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<![CDATA[Missed Kanye in the Bay Area Last Weekend? He's Back in November!]]> Wed, 26 Oct 2016 11:55:34 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/Kanye11.jpg
Kanye West is known to go off on big rants, but his live performance and futuristic stage setup at the Oakland Oracle Arena, did all the talking during his time in the Bay Area.

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<![CDATA[Civil Rights Advocates Sue DMV Over License Suspensions]]> Wed, 26 Oct 2016 12:48:37 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/DMV211.jpg
Civil rights advocates filed a lawsuit Tuesday in Alameda County Court seeking to prevent the California Department of Motor Vehicles from suspending driver's licenses for people who can't afford to pay traffic...]]>
<![CDATA[SF Supe Calls For Better Security After Police Station Fire]]> Wed, 26 Oct 2016 01:19:58 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/sfpd-generic-san-francisco-police.jpg
Supervisor Malia Cohen on Tuesday called for the city to look into better security measures for a vacant former police station in the city's Dogpatch neighborhood where a fire occurred on Monday.

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<![CDATA[Feds In Northern CA Announce Plan For Monitoring Election]]> Wed, 26 Oct 2016 01:07:23 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/192*120/Empty+Polling+Place+Election+Day+Voting+Booth+Election+Generic.JPG
U.S. Justice Department officials in Northern California on Tuesday announced procedures for looking into any allegations of either voter intimidation or voter fraud that may arise in the Nov. 8 election.

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<![CDATA[San Francisco, Oakland Ranked Among Top 12 MLB Cities]]> Wed, 26 Oct 2016 09:09:20 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/AP749571128439.jpg
San Francisco baseball fans may not have much to cheer for right about now with their team beginning its winter hibernation, but a recent report says that the city by the bay is the sixth-best Major League...

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<![CDATA[Kevin Durant's Mom Excited to Join Warriors 'Family']]> Tue, 25 Oct 2016 22:59:08 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/wanda-durant.jpg
Although a loss to the San Antonio Spurs on Tuesday night spoiled Kevin Durant's official debut as a Golden State Warrior, it didn't dampen the spirit of his biggest fan.

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<![CDATA[Groundbreaking on Defunct Agnews Developmental Center]]> Wed, 26 Oct 2016 11:03:47 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/AGnews.jpg
Groundbreaking is slated to begin Wednesday afternoon to transform the now-defunct Agnews Developmental Center, once referred to as "The Great Asylum for the Insane," into a park and two schools, thus erasing a...

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<![CDATA[Vlasic Nets Overtime Winner to Lift Sharks Over Ducks]]> Tue, 25 Oct 2016 22:16:09 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/sharks-ducks-win1.jpg
Last season, the Sharks had the worst home record of any team that made it to the playoffs. They’re off to a good start so far in reversing that in the 2016-17 campaign.

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<![CDATA[Durant's Debut Spoiled as Warriors Fall to Spurs in Opener]]> Tue, 25 Oct 2016 23:51:18 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/178*120/GettyImages-618157402_594_screen.jpg
The highly anticipated New Era of Warriors basketball began with a resounding thud.

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<![CDATA[Officers Injured, Firefighters Arrested in Drunken Melee ]]> Wed, 26 Oct 2016 06:17:25 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/wcpd-confire.jpg
Two Walnut Creek police officers were injured over the weekend after they responded to a report of unruly guests at a Marriott Hotel, and two Contra Costa firefighters and their companions were arrested as...

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<![CDATA[Filmmaker Arrested in Connection to SF Homicide Released: DA]]> Wed, 26 Oct 2016 06:52:57 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/1025-2016-KevEpps.jpg
An award-winning filmmaker who was arrested Monday in connection with a fatal shooting in San Francisco has been released, according to the San Francisco District Attorney's Office.

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<![CDATA[Record Number of Californians Register to Vote]]> Tue, 25 Oct 2016 19:14:47 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/IVotedStickers1.jpg
More than 18.7 million Californians have registered to vote in the Nov. 8 presidential election, a state record.

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<![CDATA[Police Investigate Officer-Involved Shooting in SF]]> Wed, 26 Oct 2016 00:00:35 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/1025-2016-SFPD.jpg
A California Highway Patrol officer was injured in an officer-involved shooting which sent the suspect to a hospital in critical condition on the border of San Francisco and Daly City early Tuesday evening...

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<![CDATA[1 Dead in Small Plane Crash in Concord]]> Tue, 25 Oct 2016 17:16:12 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/webconcordplanecrash.jpg
A pilot is dead after their small plane crashed in the Concord area Tuesday afternoon, officials said.

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<![CDATA[SF Fatal Shooting Victim Had Long Criminal History]]> Tue, 25 Oct 2016 19:40:59 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/polk-sr.jpg
The man shot and killed by filmmaker Kevin Epps was a registered sex offender with a two-decade history of domestic violence and drug abuse and who had just been released from custody after serving jail time on...

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<![CDATA[8th Grade Project Predicts World Series Matchup]]> Wed, 26 Oct 2016 11:53:34 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Still1025_00000.jpg
Connor Garcia Whitehill made a bold prediction last spring, before the baseball season even started. He didn’t just put it in writing – he put it on YouTube.
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<![CDATA[Google Halts Expansion Plans For Fiber; Chief Steps Down]]> Wed, 26 Oct 2016 08:49:27 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/google21.jpg
Google's parent company is halting operations and laying off staff in a number of cities where it once hoped to bring high-speed internet access by installing new fiber-optic networks.

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<![CDATA[Students, Parents Concerned Over Racist Graffiti at School]]> Tue, 25 Oct 2016 19:50:13 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/whie-black.jpg
Students, parents and school officials are concerned after racist graffiti was found written in the restrooms at California High School in San Ramon, even as one of the incidents apprently was resolved Tuesday.

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<![CDATA[Warriors 2016-17 Highlights]]> Tue, 25 Oct 2016 22:36:47 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/178*120/GettyImages-618159594_594_screen.jpg

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