<![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 Wed, 20 Aug 2014 05:55:49 -0700 Wed, 20 Aug 2014 05:55:49 -0700 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Mill Valley Theater Honors Robin Williams]]> Tue, 19 Aug 2014 15:17:12 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/0819-2014-theater.jpg
David Letterman gave a heartfelt tribute to Robin Williams Monday. "The Late Show" did not tape any new episodes in the days after the 63-year-old actor committed suicide, so Letterman assembled a...

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<![CDATA[Some Restaurants Still Confused About Law]]> Tue, 19 Aug 2014 23:46:40 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/REPORT+2.jpg
After the NBC Bay Area Investigative Unit exposed a broken restaurant inspection system last year, the county has revamped its website and passed a new scoring system. Yet some Silicon Valley restaurants...]]>
<![CDATA[San Jose Garage Unlikely Home For A Martial Arts Powerhouse]]> Tue, 19 Aug 2014 23:12:22 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/team+m+3.jpg
When the Nguyen brothers went house shopping for a home, they cared most about what the garage was like. Not for parking their cars, but for practicing their craft.]]>
<![CDATA[Potential Host Families for Unaccompanied Children Attend Meeting]]> Tue, 19 Aug 2014 19:39:27 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/0819-2014-HostFamilies.jpg
A 20-year-old Marin man was arrested after leading deputies in a vehicle chase that ended with him spinning out of control and crashing into a cafe in Sausalito, according to the Marin County Sheriff's Office.

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<![CDATA[Tech Bus Drivers "Barely Making It": Report]]> Tue, 19 Aug 2014 23:23:46 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/01-16-2014-google-bus.jpg
Peanut and almond butters sold at Whole Foods, Trader Joe's and other grocers are being recalled because of possible salmonella contamination.

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<![CDATA[Transgender Woman Graduates from SFPD Academy]]> Wed, 20 Aug 2014 05:34:15 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/sfpd-generic-san-francisco-police.jpg
A patient admitted to a Kaiser Permanente in Sacramento may have been exposed to the Ebola virus, health officials said Tuesday.

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<![CDATA[12 Arrested During 49ers' First Levi's Stadium Game]]> Fri, 15 Aug 2014 16:29:04 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/levisgetty3.jpg
49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick believes that it's his appearance -- his tattoos, the way he dresses, and the way he talks -- that's behind criticism, not his on-field performance.

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<![CDATA[49ers Fans Wilt In Searing August Santa Clara Heat]]> Mon, 18 Aug 2014 06:26:50 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/Twitter21.jpg
Fans who attended the San Francisco 49ers preseason opener at Levi's Stadium Sunday afternoon were making their way home early after the game trying to beat traffic after struggling to get to the stadium in time...

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<![CDATA[ 25 New Community Service Officers to Join SJPD]]> Tue, 19 Aug 2014 19:19:48 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/0819-2014-SJPD-community-officers.jpg
The San Jose Police Department will get more help thanks to new community service officers set to join the force after completing a five-week academy. Marianne Favro reports.

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<![CDATA[Sacramento Hospital Treating Possible Ebola Virus Patient]]> Tue, 12 Aug 2014 10:29:19 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/tlmd_ebola.jpg
A Philadelphia mom is searching for answers after the deadly Ebola virus took the lives of two of her children. Georgia Nah was thrusted into the spotlight July 25 when her son, Patrick Sawyer, 40 became...

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<![CDATA[SJ to Convert Hotels Into Housing for Homeless]]> Tue, 19 Aug 2014 20:31:21 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/0819-2014-SJhomeless.jpg
A 22-year-old San Jose man has been arrested following a fiery Mercedes crash on Sunday night which injured 10 people and involved eight cars.

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<![CDATA[Suspect Crashes Into Cafe While Trying to Evade Police]]> Tue, 19 Aug 2014 23:23:46 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/214*120/0819-2014-SausalitoCrash.jpg
Peanut and almond butters sold at Whole Foods, Trader Joe's and other grocers are being recalled because of possible salmonella contamination.

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<![CDATA[The Joy of Ocean Therapy at Surf Camp]]> Tue, 19 Aug 2014 18:54:22 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/081914-surf-camp-water.jpg
Special needs children get a rare opportunity. The escape that's giving them and their parents the chance to do something they thought would never be possible.

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<![CDATA[22-Year-Old Arrested After 10 Injured in Fiery Mercedes Crash]]> Mon, 18 Aug 2014 06:02:26 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/160*120/car75.jpg
A man has died after suffering a cardiac emergency during Sunday's San Francisco 49ers preseason opener against the Denver Broncos at Levi's Stadium, the Santa Clara Fire Department said.

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<![CDATA[Google's IPO 10 Years Later]]> Tue, 19 Aug 2014 06:01:41 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/tlmd_637019_google.jpg
Google CEO Larry Page has popularized a new aphorism in Silicon Valley: the toothbrush test. If your startup passes this test, it may succeed.]]>
<![CDATA[Plane Explodes on Impact in Marin Co., Killing Pilot]]> Tue, 19 Aug 2014 06:07:33 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/plane40.jpg
Scientists aren't convinced that replanting all the trees torched by last year's Rim Fire is necessarily the right way to go.

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<![CDATA[Newark Youths Unite Neighborhood with Earthquake Preparedness]]> Mon, 18 Aug 2014 19:44:00 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/0818-2014-EQ-prep.jpg
Robin Williams got an unusual standing ovation Monday. One week after the tragic death of beloved actor and comedian Robin Williams, Bay Area fans paid tribute in a very public way.

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<![CDATA[Father Claims SF Coyote Targeted His Daughter]]> Tue, 19 Aug 2014 06:40:54 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/223*120/0818-2014-Coyote.jpg
Victims of alleged sexual abuse by a former YMCA childcare worker testified during a preliminary hearing Monday.]]>
<![CDATA[After Rim Fire, Debate Over Replanting Trees Rages]]> Sun, 17 Aug 2014 03:54:12 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/04-14-2014-yosemite-rim-fire.JPG
Police in Rockford, Illinois, have arrested a 32-year-old man they say tried to rob a bank while naked. The Rockford Register Star reports police say Ezekial Deanda approached a personal banker on Friday "while...

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<![CDATA[Silicon Valley Startups Must Pass "The Toothbrush Test"]]> Mon, 18 Aug 2014 18:05:54 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/CR+Toothbrush.jpg
A Sunnyvale neighborhood is on alert following a series of vandalism attacks targeting cars and property.

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<![CDATA[Fatal Cop Shootings in Bay Area All Declared Justified]]> Mon, 18 Aug 2014 18:46:32 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/160*120/010314-SJ_ois.JPG
Pacific Gas & Electric Co. has pleaded not guilty to charges in a new indictment that accuses the utility of lying to federal investigators looking into a fatal pipeline explosion in a San Francisco Bay...

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<![CDATA[Victims Testify in YMCA Childcare Worker Sex Case]]> Mon, 18 Aug 2014 18:55:27 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/7-23-2013-ymca-counselor-Lhermine.jpg
Ten people were injured in an eight-car accident in San Jose late Sunday night, in a fiery crash that began with a speeding Mercedes, and a driver arrested on a felony DUI charge.

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<![CDATA[Fans Honor Williams With Standing Ovation]]> Mon, 18 Aug 2014 19:44:00 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/ROBIN+WILLIAMS+OVATION+RAW_NBC_STD+-+00014211.jpg
Robin Williams got an unusual standing ovation Monday. One week after the tragic death of beloved actor and comedian Robin Williams, Bay Area fans paid tribute in a very public way.

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<![CDATA[High-Speeding Motorcyclist Killed in Crash After Sideshow: Police]]> Tue, 19 Aug 2014 06:10:46 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/218*120/0818-2014-Sideshow.jpg
The National Football League made its first formal response to being sued by two Oakland Raiders cheerleaders, arguing that the Raiderettes can't pursue their claims to be paid at least minimum wage because the...

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<![CDATA[Sunnyvale Residents Frustrated Over Vandalism]]> Mon, 18 Aug 2014 19:28:38 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/0818-2014-Vandalism.jpg
A church employee was stabbed inside Glide Memorial Church in San Francisco's Tenderloin neighborhood morning, and a suspect was arrested on board a Municipal Railway bus.

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<![CDATA[2 Hit-and-Runs Within One Block, 24 Hours: SJPD]]> Mon, 18 Aug 2014 19:44:00 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/0818-2014-SJHITRUN.jpg
Robin Williams got an unusual standing ovation Monday. One week after the tragic death of beloved actor and comedian Robin Williams, Bay Area fans paid tribute in a very public way.

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<![CDATA[Church Employee Stabbed in Glide Memorial]]> Mon, 18 Aug 2014 19:28:38 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/160*120/handcuffs7.jpg
A church employee was stabbed inside Glide Memorial Church in San Francisco's Tenderloin neighborhood morning, and a suspect was arrested on board a Municipal Railway bus.]]>
<![CDATA[Abandoned Motorhome Fire Starts Blaze on Mt. Umunhum]]> Mon, 18 Aug 2014 12:17:46 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/MT+UMUNUM+BRUSH+FIRE.jpg
Cal Fire was called out Monday morning to quash a fire in the Santa Cruz Mountains on top of Mount Umunhum.

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<![CDATA[NFL: Immune to State Labor Law in Raiderette Suit]]> Wed, 04 Jun 2014 14:21:34 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/Fourth+of+July+2010+-+073.jpg
Two more Oakland Raiderette cheerleaders filed a class action lawsuit on Wednesday, claiming that they are not paid according to state law and work in “deplorable” conditions.

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<![CDATA[Twitter Co-Founder in Ferguson #HandsUpDontShoot]]> Mon, 18 Aug 2014 01:56:38 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/michael-brown-ferguson.jpg
A preliminary autopsy performed on Michael Brown shows that the unarmed 18-year-old who was killed by a police officer last week was shot at least six times from the front — including twice in the...

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<![CDATA[Firefighters Battle 3-Alarm Warehouse Blaze in Oakland]]> Mon, 18 Aug 2014 07:35:58 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/fire140.jpg
Firefighters battled a 3-alarm blaze at a warehouse in Oakland early Monday morning, which caused a power outage to about 6,000 customers.

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<![CDATA[SF's Glide Memorial Church Honors Robin Williams]]> Sun, 17 Aug 2014 15:53:03 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/221*120/robin_williams_tribute_sf_glide.jpg
Robin Williams brought smiles and laughter again Saturday to fans gathered to remember and celebrate the comedian.]]>
<![CDATA[10 Injured in Fiery Mercedes, 8-Car DUI Crash: Police]]> Mon, 18 Aug 2014 06:02:26 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/160*120/car75.jpg
A man has died after suffering a cardiac emergency during Sunday's San Francisco 49ers preseason opener against the Denver Broncos at Levi's Stadium, the Santa Clara Fire Department said.

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<![CDATA[Family of Girl, 2, Killed in Hit-and-Run Seeks Help]]> Mon, 18 Aug 2014 06:02:26 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/vigil_girl_killed_sf_hit_run.jpg
A man has died after suffering a cardiac emergency during Sunday's San Francisco 49ers preseason opener against the Denver Broncos at Levi's Stadium, the Santa Clara Fire Department said.

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<![CDATA[PG&E Due in Court Monday for 2010 San Bruno Explosion]]> Wed, 04 Jun 2014 15:54:52 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/103982880.jpg
Pacific Gas & Electric Co. is bracing itself for a new federal indictment against the company next month in connection with a deadly pipeline explosion that leveled a suburban California neighborhood in 2010.

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<![CDATA[Fan Suffers Cardiac Emergency at Levi's Stadium, Dies]]> Mon, 18 Aug 2014 09:00:32 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/ambulancegeneric.jpg
A former Disneyland worker who was convicted of sexually assaulting four young girls between the ages of 7 and 11 years old was sentenced to 55 years in prison on Friday, officials said. Bryan William Anast, 46,

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<![CDATA[Highest-Paid Googlers? Still Engineers]]> Sun, 17 Aug 2014 21:01:38 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/google8.jpg
A list of the highest paid positions at Google range from around $50,000 a year for an online sales and operations associate to $152,000 for a senior software engineer.

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<![CDATA[Traffic Improvements at Levi's, Fans Have Trouble Parking]]> Sun, 17 Aug 2014 13:26:31 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/453753922.jpg
Is Levi's Stadium ready for some football? Stadium and team officials hope so, after changing things up following last week's delay-filled soccer game.

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