<![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 Sun, 23 Nov 2014 03:04:28 -0800 Sun, 23 Nov 2014 03:04:28 -0800 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Masses Resume at Holy Cross Church in SJ After Fire]]> Sat, 22 Nov 2014 19:27:51 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/holy_cross_masses.jpg
A fire destroyed their church, but it didn't take away their faith. Tonight, nearly a week after flames ripped through historic Holy Cross Church in San Jose, a full mass was held in the parish hall.

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<![CDATA[NBC Bay Area's Holiday Food Drive Nets 17,000 Bags]]> Sat, 22 Nov 2014 19:35:56 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/160*120/B3EZlEWCYAAORv6.jpg+large.jpg
Saturday marked the start of NBC Bay Area's and Safeway's big holiday food drive, where anchors, reporters, and volunteers spent the day collecting food donations.

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<![CDATA[Attempted Child Assault at San Francisco Park: Police]]> Sat, 22 Nov 2014 19:49:07 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/214*120/park_assault_sf.jpg
San Francisco police are investigating an attempted assault on a 7-year-old child, possibly inside a park bathroom.

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<![CDATA[Fire Destroys Campbell Spa, No Injuries Reported]]> Sat, 22 Nov 2014 16:55:29 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/health_spa_fire_campbell.jpg
A spa employee and a customer were forced to flee Saturday morning after a fire broke out at a South Bay spa.

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<![CDATA[Company Unveils Electronically-Powered Skates]]> Sat, 22 Nov 2014 10:36:43 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/1121-2014-RocketSkates.jpg
Acton, a Southern California company, has developed electronically-powered skates, with no pushing required.

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<![CDATA[Social Buzz: NBC Bay Area Food Drive in Action]]> Sat, 22 Nov 2014 09:08:29 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/janelle_holiday_food_drive2.jpg
NBC Bay Area reporters and anchors will be out at Safeway stores across the Bay Area today for the “Help Us End Hunger” holiday food drive.

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<![CDATA[SJ Woman Running From NY to Bay Area to Support Navy Seals]]> Sat, 22 Nov 2014 12:18:09 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/christina+runs+america+3+hashtap.jpg
Christina Lee has been on the road for the over four months, running across more than a dozen states and covering 2,700 miles, in honor of the Navy Seals. She hopes her journey from New York to the Bay Area will...
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<![CDATA[Rare Deep Sea Anglerfish Caught on Video]]> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 20:26:56 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/212*120/deep-sea-anglerfish.jpg
Deep sea creature with horrible features is videotaped for the first time this week.

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<![CDATA[New Alert System For Palo Alto Schools]]> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 20:17:37 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/AP631399220978.jpg
A longtime school maintenance worker has improved a Palo Alto campus alert system for use during emergencies.

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<![CDATA[Released Inmates See "Freedom Fridays"]]> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 23:05:08 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/1121-2014-DonyellGreen.jpg
Hundreds of inmates across the Bay Area have been set free under voter-approved Proposition 47.

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<![CDATA[Farmers Spray Pesticides Near Schools ]]> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 23:51:54 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/pesticide+drift+pic.jpg
Many parents across the Bay Area have no idea what's happening near their children's schools, and often times schools don't know either. NBC Bay Area's Jenna Susko reports in a story that aired November...
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<![CDATA[Boy Who Fell Off Bodega Bay Cliff Awakens From Coma]]> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 16:38:21 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/216*120/1110-2014-CliffRescue.jpg
After nearly 10 days, a 4-year-old boy who fell off a cliff in Bodega Bay has woken up from his coma.

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<![CDATA[Giants to Host 'Orange Carpet' World Series Film Premiere]]> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 11:30:51 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/141029-giants-royals-world-series-game-7-wednesday.jpg
The San Francisco Giants are celebrating their 2014 championship with an "Orange Carpet" event that will premiere their official World Series film, Giants spokeswoman Shana Daum said.

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<![CDATA[Window Washer Survives 11-Story Fall From SF Building]]> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 23:38:04 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/SF-WINDOW-WASHER-CHOPPER-RAW-SD---14451915.jpg
A window washer fell about 11 stories from the top of Sterling Bank on Friday in San Francisco and landed on a car before being taken to the hospital.

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<![CDATA[Famous SF Twin Marian Brown Dies at 87]]> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 10:31:18 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/172*120/twins9.jpg
Marian Brown, one half of San Francisco's best-known set of twins, has died at age 87.]]>
<![CDATA[Grumpy Cat to Visit San Francisco]]> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 12:44:16 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/477158783.jpg
Grumpy Cat is on his way here. And Grumpy Cat does not care.

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<![CDATA[Students Help to End Hunger With Holiday Food Drive]]> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 08:32:25 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/214*120/claireoconner.png
Students hopped into grocery carts at a Pleasanton Safeway Friday morning, all in an effort to fight hunger and deliver beans, peanut butter, pasta and more nations to seven food banks throughout the Bay Area.

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<![CDATA[BART's "Train to Plane" Service to Oakland Airport]]> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 08:48:48 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/BART+to+OAK-2.jpg
Four years after crews broke ground and $484 million later, BART’s new "train to plane" service, formally opens on Saturday - just in time, airport officials point out, for the Thanksgiving holiday rush.

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<![CDATA[Members of LGBT Community Fear Exclusion From Immigration Order]]> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 16:01:40 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/gayimmigrant.jpg
Moments after President Barack Obama announced his immigration reform plan on Thursday, members of the gay community began fretting aloud about how the executive order would affect LGBT families.

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<![CDATA[Stanford Professor Awarded National Medal of Science]]> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 19:29:28 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/1120-2014-ThomasKailath.jpg
Stanford professor Thomas Kailath was awarded the National Medal of Science from President Barack Obama.

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<![CDATA[Critics Call for Investigation into PG&E Substation Security]]> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 00:02:48 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/lorretta.jpg
Critics say the California Public Utilities Commission has the power and responsibility to demand accountability from PG&E about the security of its critical electric substations.
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<![CDATA[Scantily-Clad Techie Graces Silicon Valley Billboard]]> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 09:49:36 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/alex-dice.jpg
Silicon Valley commuters meet "Alex," an underwear-clad "techie" who graces a billboard set up along Highway 101, which is now the "Gold Coast" of advertising space, according to reports.

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<![CDATA[Carr Leads Winning Drive to Snap Losing Streak]]> Thu, 20 Nov 2014 21:01:17 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/191*120/murrayvschiefsnov.jpg
Latavius Murray is brilliant at game's start to help Oakland to 14-0 lead, but then leaves the game after taking a blow to his head

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<![CDATA[Burglars Targeting San Jose Schools]]> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 05:32:07 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/1120-2014-SchoolBurglar.jpg
A burglar appears to be targetting the Mount Pleasant School District in San Jose.

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<![CDATA[Niners Can't Look Past Struggling Washington]]> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 09:51:22 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/gorerheddzune.jpg
Niners know they need to establish more consistency on offense and hope to execute better in red zone vs. Washington Sunday

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<![CDATA[Robin Williams' Former Napa Estate Listed For $25.9 Million]]> Fri, 21 Nov 2014 07:40:14 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/robin-williams-home.jpg
The Villa of Smiles, Robin Williams's former Napa Valley estate, is back on the market. And at $25.9 million, it's 13 percent cheaper.

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<![CDATA[Bay Area Undocumented Immigrants Live in Fear of Being Deported]]> Thu, 20 Nov 2014 22:21:25 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/459063526.jpg
Mayra Diaz has been living and working in the Bay Area for 26 years as an undocumented immigrant. The single mother of three is praying President Barack Obama's executive order will change that.

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<![CDATA[Driver Asleep in Fast Lane Arrested on DUI Charge]]> Thu, 20 Nov 2014 14:43:26 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/highway+generic.jpg
A man who was asleep at the wheel in the fast lane was arrested Thursday morning in Marin County on charges of drunk driving, according to the California Highway Patrol.]]>
<![CDATA[Obama's Immigration Action Will Likely Energize GOP: Political Expert]]> Thu, 20 Nov 2014 19:13:00 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/AP977736028841.jpg
Political observers say around the country President Barack Obama's immigration policy will likely energize the GOP base, and may be just what the president is hoping. Mark Matthews reports.

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<![CDATA[A's Invite Switch Pitcher to Spring Training]]> Thu, 20 Nov 2014 17:52:17 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Pat-Venditte.jpg
The A's inked minor league pitcher Pat Venditte to a deal that could make him the first switch pitcher in Major League Baseball history.

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<![CDATA[Silicon Valley CEOs Say More Immigrant Visas Needed to Keep Tech Industry Strong]]> Thu, 20 Nov 2014 19:11:37 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/tlmd_tlmd_barack_obama_accion_ejecutiva_inmigrantes.jpg
NBC Bay Area's Business and Tech reporter shows how the immigration debate also impacts visas for highly-educated tech workers.]]>