<![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 Fri, 31 Oct 2014 05:15:10 -0700 Fri, 31 Oct 2014 05:15:10 -0700 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Uber For Kids? Shuddle Ride-Sharing Service Launches in Bay Area]]> Thu, 30 Oct 2014 23:59:11 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/1030-2014-shuddle.jpg
The Bay Area is now hom to a new service like Uber and Lyft -- but for kids.

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<![CDATA[From Contraband To Contributions: Prosecutor Donates Confiscated Cell Phones To Domestic Violence Shelter]]> Thu, 30 Oct 2014 22:59:14 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/cell+phone+donation+2.jpg
The latest batch of 200 phones donated to Nextdoor Solutions To Domestic Violence were made up primarily of cell phones confiscated from prisoners at Chuckawalla Valley State Prison
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<![CDATA[1 Million Fans Expected to Attend World Series Parade]]> Thu, 30 Oct 2014 23:42:53 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/AP25673586634.jpg
The Giants World Series victory parade will storm San Francisco Friday afternoon along Market Street and at the Civic Center.

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<![CDATA[Nurses Plan Strike Over Ebola Protections]]> Thu, 30 Oct 2014 20:01:07 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/1030-2014-EbolaStrike.jpg
National Nurses United, fed up with what they call a lack of Ebola protections at hospitals across the country, plan to hold a day of action on Nov. 12.

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<![CDATA[Planned Alum Rock BART Station in Limbo]]> Thu, 30 Oct 2014 23:41:22 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/tlmd_bart1.jpg
The Alum Rock neighborhood is scheduled to get a BART station and urban center as part of "Phase 2" in the BART-to-San Jose project, but now the idea is in limbo, and residents are furious.

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<![CDATA[Prop. 1 Aims to Revitalize California Water System]]> Thu, 30 Oct 2014 19:29:46 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/1030-2014-aqueduct.jpg
If approved, Proposition 1 would dump $7.5 billion into water system improvements in California, including the addition of several new dams and reservoirs.

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<![CDATA[Apple CEO Tim Cook: "I'm Proud to Be Gay"]]> Thu, 30 Oct 2014 17:41:28 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/tim-cook.jpg
Apple CEO Tim Cook spoke out publicly about his sexuality in an op-ed for Bloomberg Businessweek, saying, "I'm proud to be gay" and that he hoped to inspire others. "While I have never denied my sexuality,...

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<![CDATA[Rain Likely to Fall on Trick-or-Treaters, Giants Parade]]> Thu, 30 Oct 2014 19:38:21 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/halloween-rain-radar.jpg
World Series victory parade goers, Bay Area trick-or-treaters and Halloween revelers should think about adding an umbrella to their costumes this Friday as a storm system makes its way through the Bay Area.
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<![CDATA[Doctor Who Returned From Africa Has "Not Hugged Anybody"]]> Thu, 30 Oct 2014 17:32:46 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Colin-Bucks.jpg
A Stanford doctor who recently treated Ebola patients in West Africa has placed himself in quarantine inside his Redwood City home.

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<![CDATA[CHP Arrests Alleged Videographer in Motorcycle Stunt Ride]]> Thu, 30 Oct 2014 16:12:15 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/160*120/chp10.jpg
The California Highway Patrol on Thursday announced the arrest of a 32-year-old professional motorcycle stunt rider who allegedly took video and rode recklessly filming a pack of motorcyclists popping...

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<![CDATA[Phish Interrupts Set to Honor Giants With "We Are the Champions"]]> Thu, 30 Oct 2014 17:23:56 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/phish-edit.jpg
The clock struck eight when Phish went on at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium. The band caught on to the jubilation that hit when the Giants clinched the World Series title.
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<![CDATA[Cupertino Principal: "Show Our Matador Strength"]]> Thu, 30 Oct 2014 10:03:47 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/matador11.jpg
As friends and strangers came out Wednesday night to mourn their loss, the Santa Clara County Coroner positively identified the 15-year-old who died while riding a bicycle to school this week as Ethan...

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<![CDATA[MLB Auctions Off Spot Aboard Giants Parade Float]]> Thu, 30 Oct 2014 17:26:17 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/parade62.jpg
You might not get a ring, but you can get sprayed with confetti like a Giant if you win the auction to ride on a World Series Parade float tomorrow.

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<![CDATA[Giants Fans Celebrate Win Aboard Virgin Flight ]]> Thu, 30 Oct 2014 13:22:29 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/giants-virgin.jpg
The San Francisco Giants' latest World Series championship did not go unnoticed by passengers on board a Virgin America flight from Dallas to SFO.
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<![CDATA[No Time Off: SF Beefs Up Staff for Parade, Halloween]]> Thu, 30 Oct 2014 17:33:40 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/parade121.jpg
Hey, they pulled off turning San Francisco into Gotham City for Batkid. So, who says the City by the Bay can't pull off a Giants World Series Victory Parade followed by the sometimes raucous...
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<![CDATA["All Life Matters": Police Arrest Road Rage Shooting Suspect]]> Thu, 30 Oct 2014 13:21:13 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/th-perla-road-rage-16x9---00002804.jpg
Oakland police on Thursday identified a homicide suspect they say is "responsible for" the death of a mother of four, who was fatally shot as she and her husband returned from grocery shopping on...
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<![CDATA["Euphoria": Giants Return Home After World Series Win]]> Thu, 30 Oct 2014 13:25:32 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/160*120/larrybaer2.jpg
Less than eight hours after they clinched the third World Series title in less than five years, the San Francisco Giants returned Thursday to their hometown city before dawn to newspaper headlines...

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<![CDATA[San Francisco Giants Fans Celebrate in Kansas City]]> Wed, 29 Oct 2014 23:48:14 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/458072286_8.jpg
San Francisco Giants fans celebrate after their team defeated the Kansas City Royals to win the World Series. Janelle Wang reports live from Kansas City.

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<![CDATA[Key Players Will Be Back for 49ers vs. Rams]]> Thu, 30 Oct 2014 11:24:31 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/177*120/willisbettah.jpg
Harbaugh confident in 49ers' ability to rebound from a devastating defeat

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<![CDATA[Giants Fans Celebrate World Series Win at Civic Center]]> Wed, 29 Oct 2014 23:31:11 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/219*120/octciviccenter.JPG
Fans packed the San Francisco Civic Center to celebrate the Giants World Series win. Terry McSweeney reports.]]>
<![CDATA[Fans Flock to Stores for Giants World Series Merchandise]]> Wed, 29 Oct 2014 23:33:46 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/KNTV_000000008771392_1200x675_349781571685.jpg
Fans flocked to stores to purchase Giants shirts and other merchandise after the team captured the 2014 World Series title.]]>
<![CDATA[Giants Players Celebrate World Series Victory]]> Wed, 29 Oct 2014 23:32:45 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/458075252_8.jpg
Giants capture third World Series title in five years. Geraud Moncure and Amy Gutierrez report.

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<![CDATA[Giants Fans Celebrate World Series Win at Civic Center]]> Wed, 29 Oct 2014 22:24:38 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/KNTV_000000008770910_1200x675_349770819503.jpg
Watch raw video of Giants fans at the Civic Center watching the final out and celebrating the World Series victory.]]>
<![CDATA[From Wild Card to World Champs: SF Celebrates the Giants]]> Wed, 29 Oct 2014 22:40:11 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/octciviccenter2.JPG
From Wild Card to World Champs: SF Celebrates the Giants]]>
<![CDATA[SF Zoo Names 2 Newborn Calves After Bumgarner, Pence]]> Thu, 30 Oct 2014 17:35:47 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/sfzoo-cute.jpg
The San Francisco Zoo has named two new calves born during the San Francisco Giants' pennant race and World Series after two Giants players.

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<![CDATA[With World Series Win, Giants Enter Dynasty Territory]]> Thu, 30 Oct 2014 13:24:38 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/bumgarner-game-7.jpg
With the Giants' recent run of postseason glory, the names Bochy and Sabean are now in the same territory as Walsh and LaRussa.

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<![CDATA[Giants Fans Invade SF Civic Center]]> Wed, 29 Oct 2014 18:42:43 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/1029-2014-SFGCivicCenter.jpg
Giants fans gather once again on Wednesday morning to watch the determining Game 7 of the World Series on a jumbotron at the San Francisco Civic Center. Mark Matthews reports.

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<![CDATA[New Call to Lift Air Traffic Curfew at SJC]]> Wed, 29 Oct 2014 18:51:12 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/N6P-SJC-NOISE-RESTRICTIONS-PKG---00002415.jpg
A fight is brewing over airport noise in San Jose.]]>
<![CDATA[Neighbors Worried About Keyless Car Thefts]]> Thu, 30 Oct 2014 10:06:32 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/1029-2014-CarTheft.jpg
It's quick and quiet: A car thief in the East Bay is not leaving any smashed windows behind. Instead, he’s found a way to hack a locking system that doesn’t need any keys.

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<![CDATA[San Jose Police Academy Struggling to Find Recruits]]> Wed, 29 Oct 2014 18:27:47 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/1029-2014-SJAcademy.jpg
About half of the students majoring in criminal justice at San Jose State University want to be cops, but very few are choosing to join the San Jose Police Department.

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<![CDATA[Students Operate Space Satellites Through NASA]]> Wed, 29 Oct 2014 18:11:25 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/1029-2014-Satellite.jpg
Santa Clara University students are learning how to run space satellites thanks to a program with NASA's Ames Research Center.

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<![CDATA[California Orders Risk-Based Ebola Quarantines]]> Wed, 29 Oct 2014 17:22:19 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/STANFORD-EBOLA-VO-okay---00002912.jpg
Anyone arriving in California from an area with an active Ebola outbreak and came into contact with someone who had the deadly virus must be quarantined for 21 days, the state’s Department of Public...]]>
<![CDATA[An Uber Is Cheaper Than A Taxi (Except When It's Not)]]> Wed, 29 Oct 2014 14:57:27 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/184*120/taxi14.jpg
A fare comparison between Uber, Lyft, Sidecar and taxi cabs show that rideshare companies boost their prices more often than you might think.

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<![CDATA[San Jose Delays Medical Marijuana Decision]]> Wed, 29 Oct 2014 13:35:02 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/07-14-2014-san-jose-marijuana.jpg
A ballot initiative that could overturn San Jose's tough new rules on medical marijuana dispensaries will go before voters at some point. The question is when.

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