<![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-usFri, 09 Dec 2016 09:24:44 -0800Fri, 09 Dec 2016 09:24:44 -0800NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[How to Help Oakland Fire Victims]]> Tue, 06 Dec 2016 06:34:50 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/oakfire11.jpg
After the horrific news of at least 36 people died in a three-alarm warehouse fire in Oakland Friday, organizations and Bay Area residents are reaching out to help.]]>
<![CDATA[Inside the Oakland 'Ghost Ship' Warehouse ]]> Tue, 06 Dec 2016 08:38:39 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/oakland-ghostship1.jpg
Images from inside the warehouse commonly referred to as the "Ghost Ship" that was the site of one of the deadliest fires in Oakland history.

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<![CDATA[Six Sexual Battery Reports at SJSU in Two Months; Suspect Arrested]]> Fri, 09 Dec 2016 09:14:14 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/12-8-16-sjsu-male-suspect-sexual-assault1.jpg
A San Jose State student has been arrested as the university police department announced on Thursday evening that officers have investigated six cases of sexual battery reported in nearly two months.

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<![CDATA[Whooping Cough Cluster in Palo Alto Schools]]> Fri, 09 Dec 2016 07:59:10 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Whooping-Cough2.jpg
There has been a whooping cough cluster in three Palo Alto Schools. Kris Sanchez reports.]]>
<![CDATA[Oakland Warehouse Blaze: Faces of the Victims]]> Wed, 07 Dec 2016 16:14:56 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/oakland-warehouse-fire-victims-collage.jpg
They were artists, musicians, students and teachers, as young as 17 and most with long lives ahead of them. But those lives, at least 36, were cut short when an Oakland warehouse-turned-residence went up...
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<![CDATA[Water Main Break Floods Into Moscone Center, Subway]]> Fri, 09 Dec 2016 08:10:55 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/12-09-watermainbreak2.jpg
A water main in San Francisco broke early Friday, causing flooding and water to seep into the Moscone Center and the unfinished MTA subway line, as well as shut down streets in the heavily trafficked area,...

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<![CDATA[Rain, High Winds Delay Air Travel at SFO, Road Traffic]]> Fri, 09 Dec 2016 07:51:30 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/sfo+rain.jpg
Rain and wind put air travelers behind on Thursday. San Francisco International Airport saw significant delays due to reduced visibility caused by the morning downpour and then afternoon high winds, airport...

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<![CDATA[Influence of John Glenn Resonates Across Bay Area]]> Thu, 08 Dec 2016 23:48:17 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/glenn3.jpg
While John Glenn certainly made his mark on the universe, he also had an influence on a number of people right here in the Bay Area.

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<![CDATA[Niners May Have a Chance to Pick Up Second Victory]]> Fri, 09 Dec 2016 09:03:35 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/cccchhhip.jpg
Chip Kelly's team returns to Levi's Stadium after last week's ugly loss to Bears in snowy Chicago

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<![CDATA[Raiders' Big Game Provides Distraction From Tragic Fire]]> Thu, 08 Dec 2016 23:41:00 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/rickys-oakland.jpg
When you go to Ricky’s in San Leandro, get ready to be swallowed up by Raider Nation. Thursday's game was a big one for Oakland fans, who had a chance to get their minds off the horrific warehouse fire last week...

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<![CDATA[Raiders Road Through Postseason May be Harder Now]]> Fri, 09 Dec 2016 08:49:36 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/Hillvsoak.jpg
With three games remaining, Raiders need someone to knock off Chiefs while Oakland wins out

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<![CDATA[Oakland in State of Emergency Following Deadly Fire]]> Fri, 09 Dec 2016 07:38:20 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-627885014.jpg
New questions are being raised about why the so-called Ghost Ship warehouse had not been inspected by the city in decades.

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<![CDATA[Conjoined Twins Separated After 17-Hour Surgery at Stanford]]> Fri, 09 Dec 2016 05:48:54 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/EvaErika.jpg
Erika and Eva Sandoval will be able to share the uncanny connection twins are said to have, but a grueling 17-hour surgery has ensured that they can soon do that safely.

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<![CDATA[Changes to Dental Anesthesia Lie Ahead]]> Thu, 08 Dec 2016 22:09:32 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/1208-2016-Anesthesia.jpg
Some California dentists may soon have to change the way they operate on children. Experts have demanded changes to pediatric dentistry after the death of a young Albany boy. But they’ve hit roadblocks. But now,

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<![CDATA[Taste, Smell Issues With SF Water Tied to Harmless Algae]]> Thu, 08 Dec 2016 22:34:33 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/water+tap+generic.jpg
Unpleasant odors and flavors reported in drinking water this week are caused by a harmless algae byproduct, San Francisco water officials said Thursday.

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<![CDATA[Teacher Accused of Having Sexual Relationship with Student]]> Thu, 08 Dec 2016 23:51:09 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/1208-2016-TrudyHill.jpg
A South Bay high school teacher has been arrested on suspicion of having a sexual relationship with a 17-year-old male student, police said Thursday.

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<![CDATA[Chiefs Again Have the Solution to Raiders]]> Thu, 08 Dec 2016 21:00:30 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/kctouchdnynnyn.jpg
With loss, Oakland now is tied at 10-3 atop AFC with Chiefs, who hold the tiebreaker over Raiders

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<![CDATA[Big Rig Spills Chicken Parts All Over Highway 101]]> Thu, 08 Dec 2016 16:53:29 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/221*120/guts1.JPG
We hope you have a strong stomach – you’ll need one to read or watch this story! A big rig spilled chicken parts all over Highway 101 in San Mateo, closing lanes for a moment.

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<![CDATA[UC Berkeley Professor to Be Subpoenaed in Millennium Probe]]> Thu, 08 Dec 2016 16:56:08 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/9-14-16-milennium-tower-sf.jpg
The San Francisco Board of Supervisors’ government oversight committee voted Thursday to issue a subpoena compelling a reluctant UC Berkeley structural engineering professor to explain how he vouched for...

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<![CDATA[SJSU Police Bolster Patrols After Rash of Sexual Batteries]]> Thu, 08 Dec 2016 21:33:35 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/12-8-16-sjsu-male-suspect-sexual-assault1.jpg
San Jose State University police bolstered their presence around campus Thursday after the report of a man groping a female student Wednesday. It was the fourth sexual battery report at the college in less than...

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<![CDATA[Musician, UC Student Are Latest Oakland Fire Victims ID'd]]> Thu, 08 Dec 2016 23:49:34 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/JosephJenniferCollage.jpg
An electronic musician and a health psychology student are the latest Oakland warehouse fire victims to be identified by the Alameda County Coroner's Bureau.

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<![CDATA[Graphic: Inside the Oakland Warehouse]]> Thu, 08 Dec 2016 15:34:37 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/KNTV_000000020142616_1200x675_828267587639.jpg
The Oakland fire started on the first floor of a converted warehouse. ATF Special Agent Jill Snyder said the flames possibly sparked by electrical issues quickly sparked to the second floor.]]>
<![CDATA[Cupertino Students Treated to Holiday Shopping Spree]]> Thu, 08 Dec 2016 16:21:55 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/214*120/SHOPPING+SPREE.jpg
Thirty students from the Cupertino Unified School District were treated to a Holiday Shopping Spree Thursday morning.

Photo Credit: Ryann Vargas]]>
<![CDATA[These Are the 10 Best Places to Work in San Francisco]]> Thu, 08 Dec 2016 14:21:05 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/LinkedInHQ.jpg
If you're a Facebook, Google, or LinkedIn employee, chances are you like your job more than the next person.

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<![CDATA[Holiday Activities on the Peninsula ]]> Thu, 08 Dec 2016 15:56:23 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/214*120/NightofLightsThumbnail.jpg
Thousands poured into the Half Moon Bay historic district for the annual "Night of Lights" celebration to kick off a weekend of festivities in cities on the Peninsula.

Photo Credit: Rebecca Greenway]]>
<![CDATA[Trans Woman Consults With Authorities After Warehouse Fire]]> Thu, 08 Dec 2016 18:15:21 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Bohka_Pines_Askew.jpg
This is the first time that Tiffany Woods a "trans lesbian mother of three" has been called to consult with the Alameda County Sheriff's Office following the deaths of three transgender women in a deadly Oakland...

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<![CDATA[Remembering Couple Found Dead in Each Other's Arms ]]> Thu, 08 Dec 2016 12:46:46 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Embracing.png
The deadly fire at the Oakland warehouse took the lives of 36 people, including three young Peninsula natives.

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<![CDATA[Arts Organization Raises Half a Million Dollars After Fire]]> Thu, 08 Dec 2016 13:26:40 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-627885450.jpg
Josette Melchor said she launched the fundraising page “in a moment of desperation” last Saturday, a few hours after hearing about the warehouse fire in Fruitvale, when only a handful of people were confirmed...

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<![CDATA['Facebook Miracle': Fire Victim's Girlfriend Finds Photo]]> Thu, 08 Dec 2016 19:37:32 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/ArkenAvan.jpg
The girlfriend of an Oakland fire victim experienced a “Facebook miracle” in a time of crippling grief when hundreds of social media users helped her track down a year-old photograph of the two of them.

Photo Credit: Arken Avan Photography
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<![CDATA[After Benching vs. Bears, Kaepernick Will Start vs. Jets]]> Thu, 08 Dec 2016 09:35:29 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/166*120/Behrzvskappy.jpg
Quarterback says weather shouldn't have been a factor in his poor play against Bears that led to being pulled in favor of Gabbert

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<![CDATA[Wet and Windy in the Bay Area]]> Thu, 08 Dec 2016 07:29:18 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/rain-1208.jpg
Thursday was wet and windy in the Bay Area. Reporter Rick Boone drove around on the Peninsula, showing the effects of the rainy weather.]]>
<![CDATA[6.5M Earthquake Hits 100 Miles off Ferndale, Humboldt County]]> Thu, 08 Dec 2016 09:01:18 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/ferndale1.jpg
An earthquake with a magnitude of 6.5 struck Thursday morning about 100 miles of the coast of Ferndale, Humboldt County.Originally, the US Geological Survey reported the quake as a 6.8.A police dispatcher...

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<![CDATA[Two of Four Suspects Arrested in May Hwy. 4 Fatal Shooting]]> Thu, 08 Dec 2016 00:19:59 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/carter-gaines.jpg
Two of four suspects in a shooting that killed one person and injured another on state Highway 4 in Pittsburg in May were arrested Wednesday in Antioch, according to police.

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<![CDATA[Couple Found Dead in Each Other's Arms in Oakland Fire]]> Thu, 08 Dec 2016 00:02:00 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/vega-vigil.jpg
Let there be light always. Don't forget them. That was the theme of a vigil Wednesday night in San Bruno honoring Alex Vega and Michela Gregory, both of whom died in the Oakland warehouse fire.

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<![CDATA[National Task Force Formed in Wake of Deadly Warehouse Fire]]> Thu, 08 Dec 2016 12:13:05 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/ghost+ship.jpg
A new task force has been established in the investigation of the deadly Oakland warehouse fire, and it will hit the ground running Thursday, officials said.

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<![CDATA[Rain Puts a Damper on Christmas Tree Business]]> Thu, 08 Dec 2016 00:00:34 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/rain-1207.jpg
As the rain arrived in the South Bay late Wednesday evening, some people saw it as a minor inconvenience while others were downright miffed about it.

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<![CDATA[Developer Insists Warehouses Can Be Converted Safely]]> Thu, 08 Dec 2016 14:26:21 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/vulcan+lofts.jpg
While many point fingers at city officials for lack of inspection, Developer John Protopappas says warehouse owners need to step up and take responsibility for building safety.

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<![CDATA[SJSU Police Search For Suspect in Sexual Battery]]> Thu, 08 Dec 2016 13:54:48 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/12-8-16-sjsu-male-suspect-sexual-assault1.jpg
San Jose State University police are investigating a sexual battery that occurred on campus Wednesday afternoon, according to a university police alert.

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<![CDATA[Timeline: City Has Been Fighting Warehouse Owners for Years]]> Wed, 07 Dec 2016 23:57:32 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-627844046.jpg
The Investigative Unit compiled this interactive timeline documenting every known interaction city officials had with the Ng family leading up to the deadliest fire in Oakland’s history.

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<![CDATA[Abandoned 3-Legged Cat Looking for Fur-Ever Home]]> Wed, 07 Dec 2016 21:16:46 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/222*120/161207-3-legged-cat-post-surgery.jpg
A three-legged cat that was abandoned in Los Angeles is looking for a fur-ever home for the holidays. The cat was rescued from a busy intersection near Old Town Pasadena. Now that the kitty named Armstrong...

Photo Credit: Pasadena Humane Society & SPCA]]>
<![CDATA[Breast Cancer Patient 'Humiliated' at TSA Pat-Down]]> Wed, 07 Dec 2016 21:04:27 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/207*120/cancer-tsa-outrage.jpg
A breast cancer patient traveling at LAX said she felt violated after she was forced to remove her wig and endure what she calls an invasive pat down all caught on camera Sunday.

Photo Credit: Courtesy Denise Albert
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<![CDATA[Violations Revealed at Warehouse Nicknamed 'Deathtrap']]> Wed, 07 Dec 2016 19:47:19 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/bjerke.jpg
The fatal Oakland warehouse fire is stirring concern in Oakland’s art community about crackdown on alternative living spaces. The Investigative Unit has been reviewing records for warehouses in live/work spaces...
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<![CDATA[East Oakland Businesses Struggling in Wake of Deadly Fire]]> Wed, 07 Dec 2016 21:55:04 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/East+Oakland+Business+Impact+120716.jpg
The tragic fire in an East Oakland warehouse killed 36 party goers and brought many surrounding businesses to a near standstill.

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<![CDATA[Obama Asked to Pardon Undocumented Students]]> Wed, 07 Dec 2016 20:11:29 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/AP_16341784442411-Obama-Flag-nbcots.jpg
Dozens of members of Congress are trying to throw a lifeline to so-called dreamers, undocumented students who are allowed to stay in the United States as long as they are in school.

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<![CDATA[SF Neighborhood Braces For Rain, Possible Flooding]]> Wed, 07 Dec 2016 21:31:53 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/sf-flood.jpg
As rain arrived across the Bay Area on Wednesday evening, one San Francisco neighborhood was happy to see the city take extra measures to combat flooding.

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