<![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-usSat, 30 Jul 2016 01:06:16 -0700Sat, 30 Jul 2016 01:06:16 -0700NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[SFPD Arrests Man in Connection With 2015 Quadruple Homicide]]> Fri, 29 Jul 2016 23:29:26 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/N6P+SF+QUADRUPLE+HOMICIDE+VO+-+00001126.jpg
Police arrested a man Friday morning in connection with the homicides of four young men who were fatally shot at as they sat in a parked car in San Francisco's Hayes Valley neighborhood last year.

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<![CDATA[Power Failures Ail BART's 'Fleet of the Future']]> Fri, 29 Jul 2016 23:37:19 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/N11P+I+BART+TRANSFORMERS+PKG+-+00021302.jpg
A key electrical component of BART’s new train cars has failed recent performance tests due to overheating, creating the possibility of a delay in getting the new fleet in service, NBC Bay Area has learned.

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<![CDATA[Soberanes Fire Grows to Nearly 33K Acres, 15% Contained]]> Fri, 29 Jul 2016 19:39:55 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/Soberanes+Fire-20.jpg
A fatal wildland fire that began one week ago Friday has grown to more than 32,000 acres and destroyed more than 50 structures in Monterey County south of Carmel-by-the-Sea, Cal Fire officials said.]]>
<![CDATA[Dog Reunited With Bay Area Family After Being Lost in Mexico]]> Fri, 29 Jul 2016 23:36:09 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/N11P+BAJA+DOG+REUNION+PKG+-+00003722.jpg
A family really wants to know how its dog got from San Mateo to Tijuana and back to the Bay Area.

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<![CDATA[Sheriff Cancels Controversial Training Program]]> Fri, 29 Jul 2016 19:38:13 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/0905-2014-Sheriff.jpg
A law enforcement training program is now cancelled after causing controversy in the South Bay.

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<![CDATA[San Mateo Tenants Rally Against Evictions]]> Fri, 29 Jul 2016 18:50:31 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/0729-2016-SMRally.jpg
San Mateo tenants facing eviction are unhappy about the city's laws that allow landlords to evict them without a reason.

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<![CDATA[Woman Tries to Track Down Man Who Ran Over Her Mother]]> Fri, 29 Jul 2016 19:54:54 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/N6P+VALLEJO+GRANDMOTHER+ATTACK+PKG+-+00012924.jpg
A Vallejo woman is on a mission: To find the pair who she believes stole her mother's car and then attacked her.

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<![CDATA[Deputy Tied to Petrov Beating 'No Longer With Department']]> Fri, 29 Jul 2016 17:59:56 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/1113-2015-DeputiesVid.jpg
A third deputy disciplined in connection with the beating of a suspected car thief in San Francisco is no longer with the Alameda County Sheriff's Office, officials said Friday.

Photo Credit: San Francisco Public Defender's Office
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<![CDATA[Man Saves 'Very Brave' Woman From Would-Be Kidnapper]]> Fri, 29 Jul 2016 20:02:39 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/N5P+SAN+LEANDRO+ATTEMPTED+KIDNAPPING+PKG+-+00001707.jpg
A man who likely saved the life of a 23-year-old woman as she was being maced and abducted in San Leandro Thursday isn't patting himself on the back.

Photo Credit: Yong-Sung Leal
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<![CDATA[Crews Battling 2 Fires in Clearlake, Evacuations Lifted]]> Fri, 29 Jul 2016 17:29:46 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/0729-2016-ClearlakeFire.jpg
Firefighters are battling two fires Friday afternoon burning in Clearlake.

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<![CDATA[Silicon Valley Software Company Hits it Big in IPO]]> Fri, 29 Jul 2016 18:48:43 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/NASDAQ+OPENING+BELL+HD7292016+-+063007181.jpg
The NASDAQ confetti dropped Friday morning on what has become an unusual target: A Silicon Valley tech company.

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<![CDATA[SJ Property Crimes Decline Despite Depleted Police Force]]> Fri, 29 Jul 2016 18:50:55 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/San-Jose-AP_050422011853.jpg
Property crime rates in San Jose are on the decline despite a dwindling police force, according to the department's chief.

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<![CDATA[Feds Propose Fine Against Hunters Point Contractor]]> Fri, 29 Jul 2016 15:27:14 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/214*120/Hunters+Point+Still.png
The Nuclear Regulatory Commission on Friday proposed a fine against a government contractor after it found the company deliberately falsified soil samples at a superfund site in San Francisco...]]>
<![CDATA[McDonald's Gilroy Garlic Fries Taste Test]]> Fri, 29 Jul 2016 14:44:31 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/206*120/Gilroy-Garlic-Fries-Header.jpg
We taste tested McDonald's new Gilroy Garlic Fries, which debuted at 240 Bay Area locations this week.

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<![CDATA[Local Deals for National Chicken Wing Day]]> Fri, 29 Jul 2016 17:20:23 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/SD-County-Fair-2016+093.JPG
No matter how you like to eat your chicken wings, there are deals to munch on across California.

Photo Credit: Monica Garske]]>
<![CDATA[Internet's Favorite Dogs Meet for Facebook Power Lunch ]]> Fri, 29 Jul 2016 15:11:50 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/facebookdogs_n.jpg
Two social media powerhouses joined together for a business lunch at Facebook's Menlo Park headquarters on Thursday, no doubt striking a few business deals, comparing notes on the best brands of dog food,...

Photo Credit: Mark Zuckerberg/Facebook]]>
<![CDATA[BART Weekend Shutdowns Between SF, Daly City Stations]]> Fri, 29 Jul 2016 18:34:29 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/bart-generic.jpg
BART is set to start multiple weekend closures between the Daly City and Glen Park stations starting Saturday.

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<![CDATA[Mysterious Light Streaks Across California Sky ]]> Fri, 29 Jul 2016 17:22:44 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/meteor3.jpg
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<![CDATA[South Bay Teen Gets Overwhelming Response To Offer Of Free Swim Lessons For Low-Income Children]]> Fri, 29 Jul 2016 11:47:33 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/free+swim+lessons+2.jpg
Carson Myers is a high school senior who wanted to combine her two passions: swimming and volunteer work. She was surprised to learn there weren't many places around the South Bay that offered free swim lessons...
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<![CDATA[BART Receives $6 Million Grant for 19th Street Station ]]> Fri, 29 Jul 2016 11:17:55 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/bart37.jpg
Officials from the office of Congresswoman Barbara Lee announced that Bay Area Rapid Transit received a large grant Wednesday from the Department of Transportation's Federal Transit Administration.]]>
<![CDATA[Raiders Aldon Smith Enters Treatment Center: Report]]> Fri, 29 Jul 2016 17:29:21 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/185*120/aldonsmith4.jpg
Raiders outside linebacker Aldon Smith is reportedly seeking help at a treatment center, according to TMZ.

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<![CDATA[Hyde Could Have Special Season for 49ers]]> Fri, 29 Jul 2016 13:42:12 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/kharloshide.jpg
Key for entire 49ers offense may be production from former Ohio State standout running back

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<![CDATA[With Rehab Complete, Raiders' Nelson Returns to Field]]> Fri, 29 Jul 2016 13:45:54 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/177*120/rrnneellssoonn.jpg
Nelson enters his 10th NFL season, after stints in Jacksonville and Cincinnati

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<![CDATA[Gilroy Garlic Festival Returns for 38th Showcase]]> Fri, 29 Jul 2016 16:13:19 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/KNTV_000000018304720_1200x675_734854211623.jpg
It's that time of year again. The smell of fresh garlic bread, fries and savory pastas is about to take hold in Gilroy for the 38th annual Gilroy Garlic Festival.]]>
<![CDATA[Fire Crews Battle Brush Fire on Highway 17]]> Fri, 29 Jul 2016 09:11:16 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/7-29-16-campbell+fire.jpg
A fire on the side of Highway 17 in Campbell snarled already-dense commute traffic and sent plumes of acrid smoke into the air early Friday morning.

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<![CDATA[The Clintons and Their Balloons: A Love Story]]> Fri, 29 Jul 2016 13:43:38 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-584450894.jpg


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<![CDATA[Man Fatally Shot in SJ Marks City's 29th Homicide: Police]]> Fri, 29 Jul 2016 07:50:04 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/police+generic3.jpg
A man was fatally shot in San Jose late Thursday night, marking the city's 29th homicide of the year.

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<![CDATA[More Than 420 Marijuana Plants Found in North Bay Grow House]]> Fri, 29 Jul 2016 07:29:41 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/214*120/9a8506b46d654b479418bf75ecfd00ff.jpg
The Solano County Sheriff's Office arrested a Vallejo man Wednesday on suspicion of growing more than 400 marijuana plants worth more than $40,000 in a northeast Vallejo residence.

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<![CDATA[Giants Lack Clutch Hit in Loss to Nationals]]> Thu, 28 Jul 2016 23:50:23 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/giants-728.jpg
It was the same story, just with a slight twist on the ending.

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<![CDATA[Fatal Wreck in South Bay Kills 24-Year-Old ]]> Fri, 29 Jul 2016 06:40:42 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/N43A+MIKE+SUNNYVALE+DEADLY+VO+-+00000618.jpg
Emergency responders rushed to the scene of a fatal car wreck in Sunnyvale early Friday morning, arriving to find a mangled car and one person dead.]]>
<![CDATA[Football Star, East Bay Native Dies at Army Ranger School]]> Fri, 29 Jul 2016 06:24:44 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/ambulance_generic2shotTele.jpg
A 21-year-old solder from Walnut Creek died after falling ill during his first day of U.S. Army Ranger School in Georgia earlier this week, Army officials said.]]>
<![CDATA[Quakes Stars Get a Kick Out of Hosting MLS All-Star Game]]> Fri, 29 Jul 2016 00:20:24 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/178*120/mls.jpg
The Major League Soccer all-stars lost 2-1 to England's top club, Arsenal, on Thursday night at Avaya Stadium. But the outcome of the match held little relevance compared to what the experience meant for...

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<![CDATA[SF Democrats React to Clinton's Historic Acceptance Speech]]> Fri, 29 Jul 2016 11:17:09 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/hillarymain4.jpg
Members of San Francisco Young Democrats watching the Democratic National Convention in the city on Thursday night were moved by the historic relevance of the event and perhaps persuaded to believe the party can...

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<![CDATA[Pokemon Go Player Leaves Backpack, Sparks Evacuation ]]> Thu, 28 Jul 2016 21:56:35 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/575424400-pokemon-go-generic.jpg
Areas of downtown San Rafael were restricted and evacuated Thursday when a suspicious backpack was found on the top floor of a parking garage behind the Bank of America building, San Rafael police said.

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<![CDATA[Giants Acquire All-Star Infielder Nunez From Twins]]> Thu, 28 Jul 2016 20:02:47 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/nunez1.jpg
The banged-up Giants added some needed depth Thursday night, acquiring infielder Eduardo Nunez from the Minnesota Twins in exchange for pitching prospect Adalberto Mejia.

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<![CDATA[Pair Rescued From Fire Were Growing Pot: Sheriff's Office]]> Fri, 29 Jul 2016 11:10:41 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/Soberanes+Fire-20.jpg
Two people who were found Monday inside the lines of the Soberanes fire in Monterey County were attending to a marijuana crop, according to the Monterey County Sheriff's Office.

Photo Credit: Lindsay DPenha]]>
<![CDATA[Liverpool Ambassadors Coach Special Olympics Soccer Clinic ]]> Thu, 28 Jul 2016 18:54:01 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/23.07.16_Special_Olympics_32_2_1200x675_734374467674.jpg
Liverpool FC ambassadors coached a Special Olympics soccer clinic in San Jose this week. The English soccer team plays Italian club AC Milan on July 30 at Levi's Stadium as part of the International Champions...]]>
<![CDATA[Investigative Unit Sparks Major Changes at South Bay Schools]]> Fri, 29 Jul 2016 12:04:04 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/0728-2016-Students.jpg
Sweeping changes governing the use of police officers at dozens of South Bay schools will go into effect this year after an NBC Bay Area investigation revealed students were being left with criminal records for...

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<![CDATA[One in Nine U.S. Olympians Has Ties to Bay Area]]> Fri, 29 Jul 2016 15:29:38 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/177*120/OlympicAthletesList.jpg
What is it about the Bay Area that produces so many Olympic stars?Sixty-two of the 555 athletes making up Team U.S.A. has local ties. Legendary NBC Sportscaster Bob Costas says there are at least a couple...
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<![CDATA[Endangered Tiger Cubs Explore New Safari Park Habitat]]> Thu, 28 Jul 2016 21:28:41 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/TigerCubsatZoo_1200x675_734382659621.jpg
The cubs were running and jumping around their new space in adorable video from the San Diego Zoo Safari Park.

Photo Credit: San Diego Zoo Safari Park]]>
<![CDATA['Party Like it's 9,999!' Celebrating the 10,000th Day of the Web]]> Thu, 28 Jul 2016 19:24:04 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/mozillamain.jpg
Today, the World Wide Web celebrates its 10,000th day of existence! Mozilla Firefox’s Twitter account used the hashtag #10kDays to raise awareness on the internet’s transformation and to highlight some of...

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<![CDATA[Warranty Expires In the Middle Of Repair Request]]> Thu, 28 Jul 2016 19:10:52 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/consumer-tv2.jpg
Nancy Yao from Milpitas says her new 55-inch HDTV starting giving her trouble just before Costco’s 2-year warranty ran out. And, In the middle of trying to get it fixed, the warranty ran out.]]>
<![CDATA[Uptick in Millbrae Home Burglaries Has Residents Worried]]> Thu, 28 Jul 2016 19:01:03 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/millbrae3.jpg
Residents in Millbrae are concerned about a recent uptick in home burglaries, and some would like to see more patrols.

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<![CDATA[Levy's Mother in 'State of Shock' After Charges Are Dropped]]> Fri, 29 Jul 2016 05:50:10 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/susan-levy.jpg
The mother of Chandra Levy, a Washington, D.C., intern whose 2001 disappearance and death received national attention, said she is "totally in a state of shock" after learning the charges will be dropped against...

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<![CDATA[Police Investigate 'Disturbing' Attempted Kidnapping]]> Fri, 29 Jul 2016 14:11:36 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/0728-2016-SanLeandroSuspect.jpg
San Leandro police are searching for a man accused of making a violent attempt to kidnap a 23-year-old woman as she headed to work Thursday morning. He was thwarted by a good Samaritan, they said.

Photo Credit: San Leandro Police Department
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<![CDATA[Palo Alto Native Wins 8 Medals at Transplant Games]]> Fri, 29 Jul 2016 12:32:36 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/lung+transplant+swimmer.jpg
Palo Alto native Anna Modlin won eight gold medals at the 2016 Transplant Games of America this summer.

Photo Credit: Anna Medlin]]>