<![CDATA[NBC Bay Area - Bay Area Local News]]> Copyright 2015 http://www.nbcbayarea.com/news/local http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/nbc_bayarea_blue.png NBC Bay Area http://www.nbcbayarea.com en-us Thu, 29 Jan 2015 08:42:44 -0800 Thu, 29 Jan 2015 08:42:44 -0800 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Man With Body Odor, Bushy Eyebrows Grabs Student]]> Thu, 29 Jan 2015 08:39:21 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/deanza1.jpg
A female De Anza College student in Cupertino reported to police that a man with bushy eyebrows and body odor grabbed her arm and pushed her against a wall on Wednesday evening, according to text alerts received...

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<![CDATA[Firefighters Stamp Out Hot Spots After Deadly Fire]]> Thu, 29 Jan 2015 08:37:49 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/192*120/fire311.jpg
Firefighters on Thursday worked throughout the morning to stamp out hot spots stemming from a deadly fire in the Mission District that killed one man and injured six, including a firefighter who suffered...]]>
<![CDATA[ZIRX Offers Parking At Your Fingertips]]> Wed, 28 Jan 2015 23:52:58 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/0128-2015-Zirx.jpg
In a city like San Francisco where finding a spot can be impossible, one company is offering on-demand parking.

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<![CDATA[Residents Startled When Navy Jet Flew Over Berkeley]]> Wed, 28 Jan 2015 23:34:04 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/212*120/0128-2015-jet.jpg
Many eyes looked skyward Tuesday afternoon when a loud, frightening noise rumbled over Berkeley.]]>
<![CDATA[SFFD Battle Building Fire in Mission District]]> Thu, 29 Jan 2015 08:11:17 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/fire218.jpg
A building in San Francisco's Mission District caught fire Wednesday night.

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<![CDATA[SF Extends Portable Toilets Program in Tenderloin]]> Wed, 28 Jan 2015 21:20:56 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/160*120/PortoPottyPortableToilet_640x480.jpg
Portable "airplane-style" bathrooms will remain on the streets of the Tenderloin in San Francisco for a while longer.

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<![CDATA[MLB Favors New A's Stadium in Oakland]]> Thu, 29 Jan 2015 06:47:55 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/libbyschaaf1.jpg
Both A's owner Lew Wolff and newly-minted Major League Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred are warming up to the prospect of a new A's stadium in Oakland.

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<![CDATA[Reality Check: Winter Wild Fires On The Rise?]]> Wed, 28 Jan 2015 19:42:51 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/181*120/177613435_8.jpg
With only a few days left, January is on-track to be the driest on record in the Bay Area. In this edition of Reality Check, Sam Brock takes a look at the numbers to see if winter wild fires are really on...

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<![CDATA[1 Dead, 6 Hospitalized in Mission District Fire]]> Wed, 28 Jan 2015 23:42:37 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/0128-2015-SFFire4.jpg
Officials say a man has died and six others were transported to the hospital for smoke inhalation after a four-alarm building fire erupted Wednesday night in San Francisco's Mission District.

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<![CDATA[Elon Musk Appearance On The Simpsons]]> Wed, 28 Jan 2015 21:11:11 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/musk-detroit-auto-show-461496224.jpg
Elon Musk is not just a 21st-century captain of industry. The Tesla Motors founder also is a popular cartoon character.

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<![CDATA[Express Toll Lanes Proposed for Highway 101 in South Bay]]> Thu, 29 Jan 2015 00:29:49 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/214*120/unnamed.png
South Bay transportation leaders will ask for feedback on a plan to turn carpool lanes into express toll lanes.]]>
<![CDATA[Dismembered Body Parts Found in Suitcase: SFPD]]> Thu, 29 Jan 2015 05:58:34 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/police-stock-breaking-119818994.jpg
San Francisco police say a suitcase found in the South of Market area Wednesday afternoon contained dismembered body parts.]]>
<![CDATA[Former Techies Now Investing In Marijuana]]> Wed, 28 Jan 2015 21:28:05 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/177*120/985299141.jpg
The legal marijuana market in America has increased to $2.7 billion in annual sales. And cannabis' interest to investors was on full display this week, when capitalists from all over the country converged on San...

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<![CDATA[Backlash Forces Go Daddy to Pull Super Bowl Ad]]> Wed, 28 Jan 2015 19:03:22 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/KNTV_000000010020987_1200x675_390569539543.jpg
A local tech company is at the center of controversy and backlash as the Super Bowl approaches. Scott Budman reports.]]>
<![CDATA[Health, Safety Concerns at Concord Care Home]]> Wed, 28 Jan 2015 18:54:51 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/0128-2015-Windsor.jpg
Fear and frustration at a Concord care home. Some patients claim they've been kept in their room for days because of an outbreak. Jodi Hernandez reports.

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<![CDATA[White Dolphin Spotted in Monterey Bay]]> Wed, 28 Jan 2015 18:35:19 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/236*120/012815-albino-dolphin.jpg
Whale watchers on the Monterey Bay got a rare treat on Sunday.

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<![CDATA[Vigil for Jogger Killed in Possible SJ Street Race]]> Wed, 28 Jan 2015 23:41:39 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/0128-2015-Vigil.jpg
Family and friends held a vigil Wednesday night that drew about 100 people to remember 24-year-old Kiran Pabla, who was killed when she was hit by a vehicle that crashed during an alleged street race in East San...

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<![CDATA[Parents of Kid Battling Leukemia Want Students Vaccinated]]> Wed, 28 Jan 2015 19:44:12 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/0128-2015-RhettKrawitt.jpg
A Marin County family is asking their children's school to keep kids home that haven't been vaccinated.

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<![CDATA[Sutro Heights Dig Turns Up Artifacts, Stories]]> Wed, 28 Jan 2015 19:02:03 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/0128-2015-dish.jpg
Adolph Sutro was one of those forward-thinking pioneers. His stunning creations at San Francisco’s Ocean Beach include Sutro Baths, the massive Victorian version of the Cliff House - and a hilltop mansion lined...

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<![CDATA[San Jose OK's Shooting of Wild Pigs]]> Wed, 28 Jan 2015 08:23:45 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Wild-pig-file.jpg
San Jose councilmembers have made permanent a measure that allows the shooting of wild pigs that have become a nuisance by ripping up lawns and golf course fairways.

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<![CDATA[The Next Superfood? Bone Broth Sees Surge in Popularity]]> Tue, 27 Jan 2015 23:54:32 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/0127-2015-BoneBroth.jpg
Although it's been around for years, broth is seeing a surge in popularity.

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<![CDATA[Boy Scout Helps Sex Abuse Victims]]> Wed, 28 Jan 2015 05:43:24 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/grateful+garment+boy+scout+6.jpg
After five years building her nonprofit, The Grateful Garment Project, Lisa Blanchard thought she had seen it all. Then, a Boy Scout knocked on her door.
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<![CDATA[Body Cams Must Be Turned On Before Every Call]]> Wed, 28 Jan 2015 12:36:39 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/230*120/12-17-14-los+angeles+police+lapd+on+body+cameras.JPG
The Menlo Park City Council on Tuesday night asked the police department to revise its body camera policy to ensure the police officers turn on their equipment before every call.]]>
<![CDATA[Water District to Discuss Conservation Efforts]]> Tue, 27 Jan 2015 17:27:32 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Drought-generic-water-irrig.jpg
Parts of the Bay Area are now facing the driest January in recorded history. Now water officials are warning that unless rain arrives soon, the groundwater supply could reach dangerously low levels.

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<![CDATA[Gold Nugget Thieves Ram SUV Into Museum]]> Tue, 27 Jan 2015 18:23:30 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/wells10.JPG
Three people wearing ski masks and armed with at least one gun stole gold nuggets from San Francisco's Wells Fargo History Museum Tuesday morning after they rammed an SUV into the building's entrance.

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<![CDATA[Police: Rare Chinese Coins Found on Suspect]]> Tue, 27 Jan 2015 16:41:48 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/chinese-coins.jpg
Redwood City police say they found rare vintage Chinese coins in the car of a suspect they arrested Nov. 20 for auto burglary.

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<![CDATA[CHP Officer Pleads No Contest in Nude Photo Scandal]]> Tue, 27 Jan 2015 14:18:11 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/sean-harrington.jpg
Former California Highway Patrol officer Sean Harrington pleaded no contest Tuesday to two felony counts of secretly copying and sharing explicit photos of female DUI suspects, and agreed to speak at community...

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<![CDATA[First Flu-Related Death Reported in Santa Clara Co.]]> Tue, 27 Jan 2015 16:17:14 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/flu+generic+germs+generic.jpg
The first flu-related death in Napa County this season was reported Friday night, according to county public health officials.

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<![CDATA[Oculus Flees SoCal to Be Closer to Facebook]]> Tue, 27 Jan 2015 15:39:10 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/edt-AP483301451849_1.jpg
Oculus VR has fled sunny Southern California for the friendlier confines of Silicon Valley -- and closer to parent company Facebook.

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<![CDATA[Fake Furniture Store a Front For Pot Farm: Sheriff]]> Tue, 27 Jan 2015 18:37:00 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/furniture-pot-grow-room.jpg
A suspect inside a fake furniture store was arrested on charges of running an illegal and deceptive operation where none of the chairs and tables were for sale - they were just a front, authorities said,...

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<![CDATA[Berkeley Post Office No Longer For Sale]]> Tue, 27 Jan 2015 15:15:42 -0800 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/berkeleypostoffice.jpg
The downtown Berkeley post office is no longer for sale. But its future is still unclear.]]>