<![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-usTue, 28 Mar 2017 22:42:43 -0700Tue, 28 Mar 2017 22:42:43 -0700NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Oakland Apartment Fire Survivors Told Shelter To Soon Close]]> Tue, 28 Mar 2017 22:28:41 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/oak+fire+shelter-0328-2017.jpg
Donations are pouring in for survivors of a deadly apartment fire in Oakland. But the help may be fleeting.

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<![CDATA[SJ Homicide Victim ID'd as 19-Year-Old Former Football Star]]> Tue, 28 Mar 2017 21:44:08 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/viramontes-0328-2017.jpg
A man who was fatally shot Saturday morning near a San Jose elementary school has been identified as 19-year-old Joseph Viramontes, according to the San Jose Police Department.

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<![CDATA[Inadequate Caltrans Markings Blamed in 2016 Fatal Bus Crash]]> Tue, 28 Mar 2017 21:29:51 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/kris-bus-greyhound.jpg
Inadequate highway markings caused a fatal Greyhound bus crash in California last year that killed two people and injured 13 others, including the driver, federal officials said Tuesday.

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<![CDATA['I Feel Bad for the City': Warriors Star on Raiders' Move]]> Tue, 28 Mar 2017 20:50:43 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/draymond-green-yell-white.jpg
Warriors All Star forward Draymond Green says he feels bad for the City of Oakland after the Raiders announced it will be leaving the Bay Area for Las Vegas.

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<![CDATA[Police Investigating Sexual Battery on UC Berkeley Campus]]> Tue, 28 Mar 2017 19:11:24 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/cms737.jpg
Police are looking for a man wanted in connection with a sexual battery reported on the campus of UC Berkeley last week.

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<![CDATA[100-Year-Old Woman Dies a Month After Eviction in SF]]> Tue, 28 Mar 2017 19:11:39 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/0412-2016-SFEviction.jpg
A 100-year-old woman who was evicted from her apartment in San Francisco's Western Addition neighborhood last month after a lengthy legal battle with the building's owners has died, according to tenant advocates...

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<![CDATA[San Jose Leaders Look at Rent Control and Eviction Concerns]]> Tue, 28 Mar 2017 18:50:50 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/sj+evictions-0328-2017.jpg
After months of community fights and negotiations, the city of San Jose is finally planning to address renters facing eviction without cause.

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<![CDATA[Oakland Leaders Consider Lawsuit Against Raiders]]> Tue, 28 Mar 2017 18:38:39 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/schaaf-davis-0328-2017.jpg
The next fight for the Raiders may be in a courtroom, as the city of Oakland is considering a lawsuit against the Silver and Black.

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<![CDATA[Hillary Clinton Empowers Women at Bay Area Conference]]> Tue, 28 Mar 2017 19:39:39 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/174*120/GettyImages-659440412.jpg
A spirited Hillary Clinton took on the Trump administration Tuesday in some of her sharpest political comments since she lost the presidential election.

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<![CDATA[Man Gets 15 Months in $500K Wine Theft From French Laundry]]> Tue, 28 Mar 2017 20:33:55 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/frenchlaundry4.JPG
Prosecutors say a federal judge in San Jose has sentenced a man to six years in prison following his conviction on a conspiracy charge stemming from the theft of more than $500,000 worth of wine from a...

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<![CDATA[PG&E Tests Methane-Sniffing Drones in Livermore]]> Tue, 28 Mar 2017 18:53:11 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Methane-Drone-PHOTO.jpg
PG&E on Wednesday tested methane sensors on drones at a training facility in Livermore. Utilities hope the ultra-light, super-sensitive sensors designed by NASA scientists to detect methane on Mars will have a...

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<![CDATA[South Bay Students Use Tech To Study Religious Diversity]]> Tue, 28 Mar 2017 15:49:25 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/RELIGION+TECH.jpg
Bellarmine College Preparatory in San Jose is using technology to teach its students about places of worship around the world and to appreciate the diversity of religions - at a time when hate against religious...

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<![CDATA[Defense Continues to Issue Arguments in Sierra Lamar Case]]> Tue, 28 Mar 2017 06:06:49 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/03-14-2017-sierra-lamar.jpg
The defense team in the Sierra Lamar murder case on Tuesday will continue to offer its side of the story. Bob Redell reports.

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<![CDATA[Steph and Ayesha Curry Buy Adorable $3.8K Goldendoodle Puppy]]> Tue, 28 Mar 2017 19:00:29 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/173*120/Ayesha_Curry.jpg
The Curry family has a new member: A 10-month old golden bundle of cuteness named Rookie.

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<![CDATA[PG&E to Pay $86.5M for Backdoor Lobbying of Regulator]]> Tue, 28 Mar 2017 18:39:23 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/PGE-EMAIL-MON-ok---00000000.jpg
Pacific Gas and Electric Co. has agreed to pay $86.5 million over 164 allegedly improper backdoor communications it had with state regulators over a five year period that critics seized on as proof of an overly...

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<![CDATA[Student Filmmakers Get a Shot in Sonoma Int'l Film Fest]]> Tue, 28 Mar 2017 14:28:50 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/0328-2017-projector.jpg
The Sonoma Valley International Film Festival will mark its 20th run on Wednesday with a slew of 130 films spanning some 27 countries.

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<![CDATA[British Airways Launches Nonstop Oakland-London Flights]]> Tue, 28 Mar 2017 12:44:35 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/187*120/british.jpg
Bay Area travelers now have a new way to cross the pond.British Airways is launching new nonstop flights from Oakland International Airport to London Gatwick Airport. The service will be available four days a...

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<![CDATA[San Jose Leaders Tackle Scam Artists Targeting Flood Victims]]> Tue, 28 Mar 2017 19:47:34 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/3-28-17_SJ_Flood_Scam.jpg
While San Jose continues to clean up and rebuild following historic flooding last month, Mayor Sam Liccardo has identified a new threat: scam artists.

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<![CDATA[Wanted Man Drives Into Car, Fence in Pittsburg]]> Tue, 28 Mar 2017 18:06:28 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/PITTSBURG+PURSUIT+CRASH+CHOPPER+-+14364312.jpg
A suspect fleeing from Contra Costa County sheriff's officers on Tuesday slammed into a car and then a fence in Pittsburg, before being arrested, officials said.

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<![CDATA[PG&E Taps into Drone Business]]> Tue, 28 Mar 2017 13:08:18 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/3-28-17-DRONE.jpg
PG&E on Tuesday tested to see if drones could be used to detect gas leaks in hard to reach areas.

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<![CDATA[Escalator in China Malfunctions, Sends People in Reverse]]> Tue, 28 Mar 2017 13:10:44 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Escalator_in_Hong_Kong_Malfunctions_1200x675_907488323653.jpg
Terrifying moments broke out inside a shopping mall in Hong Kong when an escalator malfunctioned and suddenly sent people flying in the wrong direction. Dozens of people were thrown to the floor.]]>
<![CDATA[Final Goodbye: Last Section of Old Bay Bridge Coming Down]]> Tue, 28 Mar 2017 08:21:51 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/BayBridgeFinalTruss.png
Tuesday is the final day to catch a glimpse of an iconic Bay Area fixture.

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<![CDATA[San Mateo City Leaders Mull Proposed Sewer Rate Increases]]> Tue, 28 Mar 2017 06:56:04 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/SewerGeneric.jpg
Customers in San Mateo may soon be faced with a higher sewage bill, as reported by the Daily Journal.

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<![CDATA[Inside Look into Oakland Residential Complex Before Fire]]> Tue, 28 Mar 2017 05:30:12 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/3-28-17OAKLAND.jpg


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<![CDATA[Oakland Leaders React to NFL's Approval of Raiders Move]]> Mon, 27 Mar 2017 23:50:18 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/schaaf-raiders-0327-2017.jpg
Oakland city leaders were feeling the sting and feeling slighted Monday after the NFL owners approved the Raiders' relocation to Las Vegas.

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<![CDATA[No Matter Where They Play, Raiders Should be Good]]> Tue, 28 Mar 2017 09:20:20 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/181*120/award4mckkk.jpg
Sporting News NFL Executive of the Year award given to Raiders general manager for recent body of work

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<![CDATA[Niners' Already Appear Much Improved]]> Tue, 28 Mar 2017 08:25:09 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/184*120/HHHoyerr.jpg
Analysts give 49ers a thumbs up for moves to bolster roster

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<![CDATA[Sunnyvale Police Step Up Patrols After Slew of Car Break-Ins]]> Mon, 27 Mar 2017 23:51:17 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/sv-cars-0327-2017.jpg
A slew of car break-ins in Sunnyvale overnight Monday caused police to step up patrols and has residents on edge.

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<![CDATA[15 Sickened by Pepper Spray Release at Stonestown in SF]]> Tue, 28 Mar 2017 07:17:53 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/N5P+SF+FIRE+AMBULANCE+SEX+VO+-+00001715.jpg
Police and fire personnel responded to the Stonestown Galleria mall in San Francisco late Monday for a reported incident involving pepper spray.

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<![CDATA[Bull on Highway Causes Multi-Car Crash Near Martinez: CHP]]> Tue, 28 Mar 2017 10:16:59 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/3-27-17_Cow_Crash.jpg
A black bull wandering around an East Bay highway Monday night was fatally struck by a car during a collision that triggered a six-car pileup, according to the California Highway Patrol.

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<![CDATA[SF Fire Crews Respond to Two People in Water at Baker Beach]]> Mon, 27 Mar 2017 20:44:09 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/0327-2017-sffdrescue_720.jpg
San Francisco fire rescue crews responded to reports of two people in distress Monday evening at Baker Beach, according to tweets from the department.

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<![CDATA[State Tax Board Misallocates Tens of Millions: Audit]]> Mon, 27 Mar 2017 20:44:25 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/tax2.jpg
An audit of California's Board of Equalization found that the agency misallocated tens of millions of dollars that it can't explain, and made unusual moves like using well-paid tax auditors for "parking...

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<![CDATA[Inmate at Santa Clara County Main Jail Injured in Attack]]> Tue, 28 Mar 2017 00:07:11 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/jail+attack-0327-2017.jpg
An inmate was injured in a violent attack Sunday morning inside the Santa Clara County Main Jail, according to the Santa Clara County Sheriff's Office.

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<![CDATA[ Fire Rips Through Oakland Transitional Housing]]> Mon, 27 Mar 2017 18:25:56 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/3-17-17-oakland-fire-4+alarm-3.jpg


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<![CDATA[Man Accused of Trying to Kidnap Girl in SF Appears in Court]]> Mon, 27 Mar 2017 20:46:54 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/sf+kidnap-0327-2017.jpg
A 27-year old accused of trying to kidnap and rape a 13-year-old girl in San Francisco last week made his first appearance in court Monday.

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<![CDATA[Tesla Factory Workers Threaten to Shred Coworker into Pieces]]> Tue, 28 Mar 2017 18:11:58 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/190*120/Tesla-Logo.jpg
An East Bay man says his employer, Tesla, failed to take action after learning that factory workers at the company’s Fremont manufacturing plant made a threatening video at work.]]>
<![CDATA[Local Leaders Fire Back at AG's Remarks Against Sanctuary]]> Mon, 27 Mar 2017 20:45:03 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/sanctuary-0327-2017.jpg
America's top cop fired a new salvo Monday in the fight over sanctuary cities, repeating the president's threat that cities who look to protect undocumented immigrants should have their federal funds cut.

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<![CDATA[A's 'Stomper' Mascot Stampedes in Oakland Mural]]> Mon, 27 Mar 2017 18:19:12 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/228*120/As-Elephant-Mural-Photo.jpg
A huge mural is turning heads in downtown Oakland. The Athletics commissioned elephant art for the side of a 5-story building at the corner of 19th and Webster. The street art crew, the Illuminaries, has...
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<![CDATA[Commuters Welcome New Warm Springs BART Station in Fremont]]> Mon, 27 Mar 2017 19:37:41 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Warm-Springs-BART-PHOTO.jpg
After a two-year delay, the Bay Area's newest BART station is up and running with commuters testing it out for the first time on Monday.]]>
<![CDATA[Raiders Fans at Ricky's Sports Bar Join in Sorrow, Anger]]> Mon, 27 Mar 2017 23:52:06 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/rickys-0327-2017.jpg
A slew of Raiders fans gathered at Ricky's sports bar Monday to share in their sorrow and disappointment they were feeling after the NFL approved the team's relocation to Las Vegas.

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<![CDATA[Defense Takes Turn in Sierra LaMar Murder Trial]]> Tue, 28 Mar 2017 00:10:20 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/sierra-torres.jpg
Monday marked a change in gears in the Sierra LaMar murder trial with the defense taking over.

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