<![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-usWed, 16 Aug 2017 23:39:55 -0700Wed, 16 Aug 2017 23:39:55 -0700NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Deported Oakland Nurse Says Goodbye to Family, United States]]> Wed, 16 Aug 2017 23:30:46 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/0816-2017-MariaSanchez.jpg
It has been an emotional journey this week for Maria Mendoza and her family. The Oakland woman and her husband late Wednesday said goodbye to their three daughters and the United States.

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<![CDATA[How to Watch the Solar Eclipse in the Bay Area]]> Wed, 16 Aug 2017 16:34:16 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Solar+Eclipse+Asia.jpg
The last time this happened was almost 40 years ago, leaving astronomy fanatics in a frenzy of excitement. While many have already made preparations for the event, here are some tips about the upcoming...

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<![CDATA[Clayton Man Releases Statement Over Attending Virginia Rally]]> Wed, 16 Aug 2017 23:03:31 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/0816-2017-Charlottesville.jpg
An East Bay man who resigned from a Berkeley restaurant after attending a white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, released a statement late Wednesday.

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<![CDATA[Design Tech High at Oracle's HQ to Open in January]]> Wed, 16 Aug 2017 18:50:21 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/0816-2017-OracleCharter.jpg
A unique school will soon open on the campus of one of the Bay Area's biggest and most successful tech companies.

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<![CDATA[After Warriors Win, BART is Left with 38,000 Clipper Cards]]> Wed, 16 Aug 2017 17:40:56 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/166*120/clipper.PNG
The company hoped that pre-loaded Clipper cards would have alleviated transportation stress for fans during the Warriors celebration parade in June. Months later though, BART is left with over a half-million...

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<![CDATA[Professor Punished for Sex Harassment Returning to SJSU]]> Wed, 16 Aug 2017 17:24:37 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/San_Jose_State_University_Student_Admits_to_Fabricating_Abdu.jpg
Classes will begin soon at San Jose State University and a professor who was punished by the school for sexually harassing a student is scheduled to return to teach.]]>
<![CDATA[Summer Boating Safety Tips From the US Coast Guard]]> Tue, 04 Jul 2017 13:26:45 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/214*120/COASTGUARD-1.JPG
It’s summer – which means it's boating season. Boating, kayaking and canoeing in the San Francisco Bay can be a lot of fun, but with it comes some basic boating safety principles.The U.S.

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<![CDATA[California's Great America Debuts Single Rail Steel Coaster]]> Wed, 16 Aug 2017 18:09:12 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/185*120/Railblazer01_11x17_600dpi.jpg
In celebration of National Roller Coaster Day, California’s Great America will debut a first of its kind 1,800 foot single rail steel roller coaster for the 2018 season on Wednesday.

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<![CDATA[Contra Costa Religious Leaders Denounce Virginia Violence]]> Wed, 16 Aug 2017 14:44:01 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/charlottesville.jpg
More than 200 people gathered at a vigil in Walnut Creek on Monday to pay tribute to Heather Heyer and condemn the white supremacist beliefs allegedly held by the man who took her life in Charlottesville...

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<![CDATA[Police Investigate Second I-880 Shooting in Two Days]]> Wed, 16 Aug 2017 05:25:23 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/8-15-17_Hayward_880_Shooting.jpg
For the second time in as many days, the California Highway Patrol is investigating a freeway shooting in the East Bay.

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<![CDATA[Levi's Stadium Reveals 49ers Fan Food For 2017 Season]]> Wed, 16 Aug 2017 13:33:04 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/160*120/170815-Levis-Fan-Food-3.jpg
Levi's Stadium announced a number of concession food upgrades for a better fan experience during the upcoming 49ers football season on Tuesday.

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<![CDATA[Protests at Google Offices Over Engineer's Firing Canceled]]> Wed, 16 Aug 2017 11:24:41 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/GOOGLE_AP_832426237202.jpg
Protests planned at Google offices around the country over the firing of an employee who questioned company diversity efforts have been postponed.

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<![CDATA[Housing Decision on Brisbane Baylands Delayed Until 2018]]> Wed, 16 Aug 2017 12:58:31 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Thumbnail_Baylands.jpg
Following a postponed vote on a housing project at the Brisbane Baylands, the Brisbane City Council has canceled its meeting Thursday and expects a ballot measure related to the plan to be ready by June...

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<![CDATA[Giants Drop Series Finale in Miami]]> Wed, 16 Aug 2017 13:13:02 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-832200856.jpg
SAN FRANCISCO — The flight from Miami to San Francisco is one of the longest in the league. It will not be a happy one.The Giants fell behind early and never recovered, losing 8-1 in the series finale...

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<![CDATA[Bay Area Braces for Protests in Wake of Virginia Violence]]> Wed, 16 Aug 2017 11:38:41 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/white-nationalist-clash.jpg
As tensions continue to mount in response to the while nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, cities in the Bay Area are gearing up to handle rallies believed to be planned by the same groups involved...

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<![CDATA[Cal Students Form Largest-Ever Human Letter: Guinness]]> Wed, 16 Aug 2017 10:55:51 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/8-15-17_Big_C_Berkeley.jpg
The newest class at the University of California, Berkeley has already made a massive impression as the new school year kicks off.

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<![CDATA[Later BART Start Time Could Come Sooner: Agency]]> Wed, 16 Aug 2017 17:59:54 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/bart+station-0706.jpg
A proposed 5 a.m. start time on BART may be coming sooner as opposed to later, according to the transportation agency.

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<![CDATA[Self-Driving Technology Lawsuit Heads to San Francisco]]> Wed, 16 Aug 2017 10:12:54 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Self-Driving_Technology_Lawsuit_Heads_to_San_Francisco.jpg
A legal battle over self-driving technology will head to a San Francisco courtroom Wednesday. Google's self-driving car company Waymo previously sued Uber. The suit accuses a former Waymo employee of downloading...]]>
<![CDATA[Home Prices on the Rise in Sonoma County]]> Wed, 16 Aug 2017 10:11:00 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Home_Prices_on_the_Rise_in_Sonoma_County.jpg
The housing market in Sonoma County is making big gains and continues to rebound from the recession. The Press Democrat reported that the county's taxable property is at an all-time high - valued at $85 billion....]]>
<![CDATA[Congresswoman on Trump: 'Time to Invoke the 25th Amendment']]> Tue, 15 Aug 2017 23:28:16 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/0815-2017-Speier-Trump.jpg
A Bay Area congresswoman says President Donald Trump is unfit for the job and should be removed from office.

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<![CDATA[BART Cracks Down on Fare Evaders]]> Wed, 16 Aug 2017 11:00:07 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/214*120/BART_Cracks_Down_on_Fare_Evaders.jpg
BART is cracking down on fare evaders. Officers on Tuesday were out patrolling the Daly City station. At least 12 people were stopped for not purchasing a ticket. Four of them were cited and one person...]]>
<![CDATA[Circus Vargas Returns to the Bay Area]]> Wed, 16 Aug 2017 10:08:29 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Circus_Vargas_Returns_to_the_Bay_Area.jpg
The circus is in town in San Jose. Circus Vargas has returned for the first time since 2009. The circus now focuses on acrobats and elements of fantasy. It ended all of its animal acts seven years ago.]]>
<![CDATA[Novato Police Search for ATM Tampering Suspects]]> Wed, 16 Aug 2017 10:33:55 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Novato_Police_Search_for_Suspects_for_Tempering_With_Gas_Sta.jpg
Novato police are looking for three men suspected of installing a suspicious device on an ATM inside a gas station. Surveillance video captured the suspects entering the 76 station on Ignacio Boulevard...]]>
<![CDATA[Replay: Watch and Relive the Warriors Parade]]> Thu, 15 Jun 2017 11:48:20 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/178*120/GettyImages-696389546_594_screen.jpg
If you missed out on the Warriors Championship Parade or want to relive the celebration, we got you covered. Watch highlights of players celebrating with Dub Nation and the team's rally in Oakland.

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<![CDATA[Service Offers Unlimited Movies in Theaters for $10 a Month]]> Wed, 16 Aug 2017 10:24:34 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/MoviePass_Offers_Unlimited_Movies_in_Theaters.jpg
One of the founders of Netflix is causing quite a stir with his movie offer, which allows people to pay $10 a month to see any movie in any theater at any time. When people sign up, they get a special credit...]]>
<![CDATA[Father Vows to Find Men Who Killed Oakland Musician]]> Tue, 15 Aug 2017 23:40:06 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/19983320_10158696304695538_1696316676617230278_o.jpg
A grieving father is vowing to find the men who killed his son last week in Oakland.

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<![CDATA[Judge Critical of PG&E's Efforts to Fulfill Sentence]]> Tue, 15 Aug 2017 20:13:06 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/tlmd_pge_scam_san_jose.jpg
A federal judge Tuesday criticized Pacific Gas and Electric Company's efforts to complete court-ordered community service.

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<![CDATA[San Jose to Explore Affordable Housing Options for Teachers]]> Tue, 15 Aug 2017 19:15:14 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/0808-2017-SJHomes.jpg
A possible breakthrough in the efforts to create more affordable housing for South Bay teachers: San Jose has reached out to Sarah Chaffin, a woman who asked the city council for permission to build affordable...

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<![CDATA[Congressional Reaction to Trump]]> Tue, 15 Aug 2017 16:03:11 -0700
Former President Barack Obama broke a Twitter record Monday evening, with his post quoting Nelson Mandela in the wake of the Virginia violence becoming the most-liked tweet of all time.Obama posted Saturday a...]]>
<![CDATA[Bay Area Composer Reimagines Steve Jobs' Life as an Opera]]> Tue, 15 Aug 2017 18:20:07 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/177*120/GettyImages-96210895%281%29.jpg
Steve Jobs' life story has been remade into Hollywood films, musicals and now an opera. Rife with tension and contradictions, composer Mason Bates said the tech mogul's story was made for the stage.

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<![CDATA[How to Safely Watch the Total Solar Eclipse in the Bay Area]]> Tue, 15 Aug 2017 19:42:20 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/looking+through+telescope.jpg
You’ve decided not to join a bazillion people clogging highways and small Oregon towns to watch the moon obscure the sun for about two and a half minutes.What now? Miss out on this truly rare spectacle...

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<![CDATA[Burlington Coat Factory Guard Shoots Suspected Shoplifter]]> Tue, 15 Aug 2017 19:19:03 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/8152017-SF-SHOOTING.jpg
A Burlington Coat Factory security guard on Tuesday shot and wounded a suspected shoplifter, police said.

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<![CDATA[SJ Liquor Store Murder Suspect Appears in Court]]> Tue, 15 Aug 2017 19:32:08 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/8-11-17-sj-liquor-suspect-mugshot.jpg
A 21-year-old San Jose man made his initial appearance in court Tuesday on charges that he fatally shot a liquor store owner in East San Jose earlier this month.

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<![CDATA[Alt-Right Rally at Crissy Field Alarms SF, Calif. Leaders]]> Tue, 15 Aug 2017 19:41:18 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/pelosi16.jpg
Following the violence last weekend at a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia, San Francisco's city, state and federal officials on Tuesday sent a strong message to organizers of a right-wing...

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<![CDATA[Alameda Co. Sheriff’s Office Retweets White Nationalist]]> Tue, 15 Aug 2017 06:12:30 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/alameda-county-sheriff.jpg
The Alameda County Sheriff's Office on Monday retweeted a tweet by a white nationalist, a move that the department says was accidental.

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<![CDATA[Oakland Couple Facing Deportation Denied Stay]]> Tue, 15 Aug 2017 18:58:39 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/0814-2017-MariaSanchez.jpg
Last-ditch efforts to keep an Oakland woman and her husband from being deported failed on Tuesday evening.

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<![CDATA[SJC Commissioner Raises Concerns Following Security Incident]]> Mon, 14 Aug 2017 23:43:30 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/SJC+Airport+Still.jpg
A San Jose International Airport commissioner is bringing forward concerns about security days after passengers had to be re-screened in Terminal A because officials thought prohibited items made it through...

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<![CDATA[How to Watch the Solar Eclipse in the Bay Area]]> Tue, 15 Aug 2017 20:50:14 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Chabot.jpg
Here's a look at some local spots to view the Solar Eclipse

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<![CDATA[Zipcar Reportedly Coming to Santa Rosa]]> Tue, 15 Aug 2017 08:54:14 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Zipcar_Reportedly_Coming_to_Santa_Rosa.jpg
Zipcar is reportedly coming to Santa Rosa. The Press Democrat reported that the city council is working on signing a deal that will allow the company to operate two of its rental cars from city parking lots. One]]>
<![CDATA[Senator Franken to Speak in San Francisco]]> Tue, 15 Aug 2017 09:38:34 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Senator_Franken_to_Speak_in_San_Francisco.jpg
Former Saturday Night Live actor and current United States Senator Al Franken will be in San Francisco Tuesday night. He's been an outspoken critic of President Donald Trump on several issues.]]>
<![CDATA[Massive Tree Die-Off in the North Bay]]> Tue, 15 Aug 2017 09:37:07 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Massive_Tree_Die-Off_in_the_North_Bay.jpg
The Marin Municipal Water District is reportedly conducting a new study on sudden oak death syndrome. The die-off of native tanoak and live oak trees continues to increase fire danger along the Bolinas...]]>