<![CDATA[NBC Bay Area - Bay Area Local News]]> Copyright 2014 http://www.nbcbayarea.com/news/local http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/nbc_bayarea_blue.png NBC Bay Area http://www.nbcbayarea.com en-us Sat, 19 Apr 2014 01:26:59 -0700 Sat, 19 Apr 2014 01:26:59 -0700 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Drivers Complain About Lights Out on 280]]> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 23:23:59 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/04-18-2014-lights-out.jpg
Drivers near Interstate 280 and the 87 split in San Jose have been noticing the lights at some sections never come on at night. Now they’re wondering what’s taking Caltrans so long to fix the issue.]]>
<![CDATA["Mill Valley" Songwriter Priced Out of Marin Town ]]> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 20:57:23 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/rita-abrams.jpg
Rita Abrams, who penned a song about Mill Valley in 1969 at 26, is selling her condo in the Marin town that she can no longer afford.]]>
<![CDATA[Danger on Mt. Tam: 2 Hikers Found Dead Just Days Apart]]> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 20:48:26 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/04-18-2014+steph+mt+tam.jpg
Mount Tam hikers said while visitors can and should enjoy the beauty of Mount Tam, they should never forget to respect it.

Photo Credit: Ryan Hutnick]]>
<![CDATA[Toxic Concerns Over Development in San Jose]]> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 19:42:05 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/04-18-2014-village-oaks.jpg
It's being hailed as “the new Santana Row.” Now there is growing concern over dangerous toxins that still exist in the ground at a development site in South San Jose.

Photo Credit: City of San Jose]]>
<![CDATA[40 Arrested at Livermore Weapons Lab Protest ]]> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 20:32:59 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/220*120/lawrencelivermorelab.jpg
The outpost of the American war machine was protested by graying peace activists on Friday, 40 of whom were symbolically arrested.]]>
<![CDATA[Pit Bull Stabbed to Death in San Francisco Street Fight]]> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 21:03:46 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/knife3.jpg
A man walking his dog in San Francisco’s Mission district early Friday morning was threatened by two men with a knife, who police said ended up stabbing his pet to death. A man walking his dog in San Francisco’s...]]>
<![CDATA[Airbnb Asks Hosts to Sign Anti-Eviction Petiton]]> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 20:23:56 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/airbnb.jpg
Not satisfied with the lifeline thrown them this week by San Francisco lawmakers,]]>
<![CDATA[San Francisco Leaders: City Better Prepared for Next "Big One"]]> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 18:38:56 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/160*121/earthquake10.JPG
San Francisco’s first responders were honored Friday for their help with the city’s most recent major fire on March 13, which consumed a condominium complex under construction in Mission Bay.

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<![CDATA[SJ Cops Should Be Fired for Lying to IA: Auditor]]> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 16:16:26 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/04-17-2014-ladoris-cordell.jpg
In the annual Independent Police Auditor's report for 2013, the author is recommending that the San Jose police department fire officers who lie to Internal Affairs, which is standard in other cities.

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<![CDATA[Car Crashes Into See's Candies Shop]]> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 18:37:50 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/sees-tghumg.jpg
A car crashed into the See’s Candies store on Contra Costa Boulevard near Taylor Boulevard in Pleasant Hill Friday afternoon.]]>
<![CDATA[St. Regis Unveils $125 Martini ]]> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 19:47:26 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/186*120/martini+generic.jpg
Just in case you were having trouble spending all of your money, the St. Regis has unveiled a $125 martini.

Photo Credit: Getty Images/Scott Gries]]>
<![CDATA[SJSU Task Force Urges President to Act]]> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 14:55:42 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/04-17-2014-ladoris-cordell.jpg
The San Jose State University Special Task Force on Racial Discrimination, made up of students, faculty and community members, said “the university should create an office of diversity, enable students...

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<![CDATA[Small Mudslide Pushes Trees Into Power Lines]]> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 20:17:19 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/04-18-2014-piedmont.jpg
Power lines fell on trees in Piedmont on Friday, prompting crews to close a road to remove the fallen foliage.

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<![CDATA[Kruk's Son Turned Broadcaster Into "Ballet Groupie"]]> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 15:28:48 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/194*120/041814-thumbnail-krukow-and-son.jpg
The son of Giants commentator Mike Krukow is following in his father’s athletic footsteps… In ballet shoes.

Photo Credit: Mike Krukow]]>
<![CDATA[Bay Area Woman Dies From Overdose at Coachella Festival ]]> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 23:33:59 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/04-18-2014-kimchi-truong.jpg
A 24-year-old Bay Area woman hospitalized after attending the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival last weekend died of an apparent overdose of illicit drugs and alcohol, according to the Riverside...]]>
<![CDATA[108th Anniversary of 1906 San Francisco Earthquake]]> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 15:01:03 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/160*121/earthquake10.JPG
Crowds gathered early Friday in San Francisco - as they have done every year for 108 years - to remember the great quake of 1906.

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<![CDATA[Lights Go Out Before Sharks-Kings Game 1]]> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 05:16:36 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/04-17-2014-sap-center.jpg
The lights went out at SAP Center in San Jose less than 30 minutes before the puck was scheduled to drop for Game 1 of the Sharks first-round playoff game against the Los Angeles Kings.

Photo Credit: Brodie Brazil]]>
<![CDATA[Teachers Rally in Belmont for Higher Pay]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 18:42:49 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/04-17-2014-belmont-teachers.jpg
Teachers on the Peninsula say they’re being priced out of living in their communities, and they say that's not a good sign for the future of the Bay Area.

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<![CDATA[Vietnam Vet Gets Retirement Surprise: He's Not a Citizen]]> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 05:14:44 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/022111+us+citizen.jpg
Lee Smith spent a lifetime living and working in the Bay Area, paying taxes and Social Security, before he retired -- and was told he was not a citizen.

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<![CDATA[Sick Seals, Sea Lions Turning Up At Record Pace]]> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 03:55:58 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/04-17-2014-sea-lion.jpg
Seals and sea lions in California are turning up sick or injured at a record pace this year.]]>
<![CDATA[Second Hiker in 1 Week Found Dead at Mt. Tam Park]]> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 03:56:00 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/04-17-2014-sanner.jpg
For the second time in less than a week, a female hiker has been found dead near a popular hiking trail at one of the Bay Area’s most scenic spots.

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<![CDATA[Teacher Arrested For Sexual Involvement With Minor]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 23:30:03 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/04-17-2014-san-leandro.jpg
A San Leandro High School teacher turned himself in to the San Jose Police Department Thursday after police started investigating whether he was involved in a sexual relationship with a minor.

Photo Credit: San Leandro Police]]>
<![CDATA[49ers' Aldon Smith Doubtful, For Entire 2014 Season]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 21:35:37 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/194*120/smith-aldon-49ers-interview.jpg
After his third arrest in two years, there's talk that troubled 49er LB Aldon Smith may not see the field this year.

Photo Credit: Comcast Sports Bay Area]]>
<![CDATA[Hayward Bank Robber's T-Shirt: "I Have Issues"]]> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 00:04:04 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/04-17-2014-HAYWARD-BANK-ROBBERy-suspect.jpg
A man who robbed a bank in Hayward Tuesday was caught on surveillance camera wearing a t-shirt which proclaimed: "I have issues."

Photo Credit: Hayward Police Department]]>
<![CDATA[SJPD Fails to Produce Burglary Response Times]]> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 17:14:14 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/police_generic21.jpg
During the past decade burglaries rose by 50 percent in San Jose, but how long on average does it take police to respond to burglary 911 calls? The Investigative Unit found that the public won’t know...]]>
<![CDATA[Truckloads of Sod Arrive at Levi's Stadium]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 15:22:20 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/sod.jpg
Six truckloads of sod were delivered before the sun came up Thursday at the new Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, which will be home turf for the San Francisco 49ers.

Photo Credit: NBC Bay Area]]>
<![CDATA[Stanford Research Shows Achievement Gap Begins Early]]> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 11:15:34 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/KNTV_000000006551656_1200x675_229846595656.jpg
Could the achievement gap in school between minority kids and their white counterparts start as early as age one? Stanford University is doing cutting edge research in the heart of East San Jose - it...]]>
<![CDATA[BART Riders Get Sneak Peek At New Fleet of Cars]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 14:56:26 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/KNTV_000000006549510_1200x675_229626947804.jpg
BART unveiled its new fleet of cars in San Francisco Wednesday, inviting the public on board. NBC Bay Area's Monte Francis reports live from Fremont.]]>
<![CDATA[FAA Invites Comments On Flight Path Changes]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 12:42:37 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/KNTV_000000006544572_1200x675_229063747743.jpg
Flight paths all across Northern California are about to change. The FAA says it's a massive effort to modernize air traffic in and out of all three bay area airports.]]>
<![CDATA[Kids Dig Into Piggy Banks To Help Classmate With Cancer]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 17:54:25 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/231*120/EPA+Change+Drive+4+2.jpg
Each March the students at East Palo Alto's Cesar Chavez and Green Oaks Academy choose a cause to "give back" to. This year, they didn't have to look very far.]]>
<![CDATA[BART Fined $210,000 After 2 Worker Deaths: Cal-OSHA]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 17:31:47 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/barttrain.jpg
The state agency that oversees workplace safety cited BART on Thursday for willful serious safety violations that resulted in two workers being killed by a fast-moving train in Walnut Creek last October...

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<![CDATA[SJPD: Baby Forgotten in Backseat Dies]]> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 08:52:20 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/04-17-2014-baby-in-backseat.jpg
San Jose police are investigating the death of a 9-month-old baby after they said the father forgot to drop him off at the babysitter's before he went to work.

Photo Credit: NBC Bay Area]]>
<![CDATA[Zynga: Back On The "Farm"]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 17:54:59 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/162*120/04_16_farmville.JPG
Zynga goes farming again...

Photo Credit: Zynga]]>
<![CDATA["Alcohol Involved" in Fatal SJ Accident: Police]]> Fri, 18 Apr 2014 05:50:21 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/160*120/accident4.jpg
San Jose police said it looks like a driver ran a red light early Thursday morning and killed another driver who had a green light.

Photo Credit: Bob Redell]]>
<![CDATA[Egg Sale Causes Ruckus, Fight at Chinatown Walgreens ]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 10:59:39 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/generic-eggs-food-generic.jpg
Police were called to a Chinatown Walgreens after women in their 80s were "fist-fighting" over eggs.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Are Bay Area Rental Prices At All-Time Highs?]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 18:58:44 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/marina2.jpg
Rental prices have been rising in virtually every part of the Bay Area. The oft-repeated, off-the-cuff comment about the Bay Area, and San Francisco in particular, is that it’s among the costliest places to live...

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<![CDATA[Pricey Hotel Could Be Rare Berkeley "Skyscraper"]]> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 21:18:42 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/160*120/downtownberkeley.jpg
Downtown Berkeley could get one of its three allowed highrises if a 180-foot building on the site of a Bank of America is approved.]]>
<![CDATA[San Francisco Officials Plan "420" Party Crackdown]]> Thu, 17 Apr 2014 06:54:14 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/224*120/04_16_Haight.JPG
San Francisco city officials are planning a "420" party crackdown this Sunday.

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<![CDATA[Cow Hollow/Marina Are The Places For Millennials]]> Wed, 16 Apr 2014 21:18:31 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/marina2.jpg
If you're between 25 and 34 years old and are unsure of where to live, heed: Cow Hollow is the place for you (according to data).

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>