<![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 Wed, 27 May 2015 15:07:16 -0700 Wed, 27 May 2015 15:07:16 -0700 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Hostage Situation at Antioch Gas Station]]> Wed, 27 May 2015 15:00:17 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/antioch-hostage-chop---23453108.jpg
SWAT teams surrounded a Bay Area gas station on Wednesday where a suspect with a gun was reportedly holding two hostages inside.

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<![CDATA["Bring on LeBron:" Warriors Co-Owner Confident]]> Wed, 27 May 2015 14:23:01 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/ChamathPalihapitiya.jpg
While most of the hype is on the court, venture capitalist and part-Golden State Warriors owner Chamath Palihapitiya received some media attention on Wednesday ahead of Game 5 against the Houston Rockets.

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<![CDATA[Report: Sharks Hire New Head Coach]]> Wed, 27 May 2015 13:14:00 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/peter-deboer.jpg
The San Jose Sharks will hire former New Jersey and Florida coach Peter DeBoer to replace the departed Todd McLellan.

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<![CDATA[Santa Clara Cop Arrested in Theft of $250 Watch]]> Wed, 27 May 2015 12:27:56 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/11-11-2013-santa-clara-burglary.jpg
Santa Clara police on Wednesday said they were "deeply saddened" that one of their officers was arrested after allegedly stealing a $250 watch from a Target store in San Jose.

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<![CDATA[Firefighters Stamp Out Grass Fire Near Happy Hollow]]> Wed, 27 May 2015 12:28:17 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/grassfirehappyhollow.jpg
A grass fire near Happy Hollow Park and Zoo in San Jose was put out Wednesday morning.]]>
<![CDATA[SF School Board Votes to Ban Out-of-Towners]]> Wed, 27 May 2015 12:28:34 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/tlmd_school_generic.jpg
The San Francisco Unified School District Board of Education voted s unanimously Tuesday night to “to only admit San Francisco residents” to the Ruth Asawa School of the Arts.]]>
<![CDATA[Crews Smell Suspicious Luggage at SFO]]> Wed, 27 May 2015 12:28:52 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/212*120/southwestatsfo.jpg
Firefighters on Wednesday morning cleared the cargo hold of a Southwest airplane at San Francisco International Airport after two baggage handlers smelled something suspicious in some luggage.]]>
<![CDATA[Volunteer Heads to Help With Oklahoma Floods]]> Wed, 27 May 2015 12:29:51 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/2015-05-27_7-45-241.jpg
When Karl Matzke steps off the plane Wednesday afternoon in Oklahoma and heads toward the flooding near Norman, it won’t be his first disaster zone.

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<![CDATA[Toll Taker Sees Girl Screaming, Struggling: CHP]]> Wed, 27 May 2015 12:57:03 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/chpcrop.jpg
The California Highway Patrol is trying to find a couple in a Chevrolet Blazer that drove across the Bay Bridge over the weekend after a toll taker saw a young girl on her knees, screaming and struggling...

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<![CDATA[Bay Area Kids Spell "Sevruga," "Toboggan" at Bee]]> Wed, 27 May 2015 08:28:59 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/spellingbeecrop.jpg
The Bay Area has two young wordsmiths participating in this year's 2015 Scripps National Spelling Bee, and they both spelled their words correctly Wednesday, the first day of preliminaries.

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<![CDATA[Southwest Flight From SJ Makes Emergency Landing at LAX]]> Wed, 27 May 2015 00:05:59 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/0526-2015-SWflight.jpg
A Southwest Airlines flight from San Jose made an emergency landing at LAX late Tuesday.]]>
<![CDATA[Bay Area Doctor Uses Ecstasy to Treat Patients]]> Wed, 27 May 2015 07:14:01 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/ecstasy+pills.jpg
The Federal Drug Administration is allowing a team of Bay Area psychotherapists to experiment with ecstasy to treat patients.

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<![CDATA[Immigration Court Director Calls for Overhaul]]> Tue, 26 May 2015 23:53:50 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/main-logo2.jpg
The Director of The Executive Office For Immigration Review calls on Congress to fix a backlogged and overwhelmed US Immigration Court System.
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<![CDATA[Fairfax Teen's Girl Scout Project Brings Together Dogs, Children With Autism]]> Wed, 27 May 2015 11:05:34 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/jumping+for+joy+5.jpg
Rachel Blackman loves animals and she loves her cousin who has autism. Jumping For Joy is her way to bring both those loves together.
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<![CDATA[Arrests Made in Connection to Burglaries: SJPD]]> Tue, 26 May 2015 18:57:11 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/sjpd-san-jose-police.jpg
San Jose police have arrested three people in connection to a rash of burglaries in the Evergreen area.

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<![CDATA[Park Service Plans to Move Alcatraz Ferry]]> Tue, 26 May 2015 21:05:20 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/tlmd_alcatraz_mundo_470_265.jpg
The National Park Service is proposing to move the Alcatraz Ferry service from its current home on the Embarcadero near the Ferry Building to its old home on Fisherman's Wharf or to Pier 3 at Fort Mason, between...]]>
<![CDATA[Steph Curry Lands Second Straight Sports Illustrated Cover]]> Tue, 26 May 2015 19:01:52 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/2015-05-26-curry-sports-illustrated-cover.jpg
Golden State Warriors point guard Stephen Curry is on the regional cover of this week’s Sports Illustrated, for a second week in a row.

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<![CDATA[Rapper Lil B Could Be Warriors' Secret Weapon]]> Tue, 26 May 2015 17:27:50 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Lil-B-coachella.jpg
Rapper Lil B's well-publicized curse against Houston Rockets star James Harden may be a secret asset in Wednesday's Warriors game.

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<![CDATA[2-Acre Brush Fire in East San Jose]]> Tue, 26 May 2015 18:20:06 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/SJ-BRUSH-FIRE---17175403.jpg
Firefighters were battling a 2-acre brush fire in East San Jose on Tuesday afternoon.

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<![CDATA[Field Poll: CA Voters Still Approve of Jerry Brown]]> Tue, 26 May 2015 18:05:39 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/presupuesto-california-gobernador-jerry-brown.jpg
Despite the drought, water cutbacks, and the recent recession, California voters are giving high marks to Governor Jerry Brown. The latest NBC Bay Area Field Poll finds his approval numbers are near a record...]]>
<![CDATA[Toilet is Worst In-Home Water Waster]]> Tue, 26 May 2015 19:29:58 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/160*120/toilet1.jpg
Homeowners across the state are looking to make cuts to in-home water use, but what household appliances are the worst water wasters? Sam Brock investigates.]]>
<![CDATA[Snoop Dogg and Iron Chef Morimoto to Collaborate at BottleRock]]> Wed, 27 May 2015 07:57:27 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/214*120/snoopbottlerock.jpg
Napa's three-day music and food festival BottleRock has added a new stage for culinary "mash-ups" between artists and chefs.

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<![CDATA[From Saigon to Silicon Valley: Part 1]]> Tue, 26 May 2015 19:26:57 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/8.PIC+021.png
NBC Bay Area's own Vicky Nguyen tells the story of her family's journey from Vietnam to California in the years after the Vietnam War
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<![CDATA[Kaepernick: "No Disrespect Intended" By Instagram Post]]> Tue, 26 May 2015 15:48:38 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/187*120/redzonekapgeep.jpg
San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick tweeted he meant "no disrespect" minutes after tweeting a link to an Instagram photo of major flooding in Houston with the comment "I warned you the...

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<![CDATA[Homelessness Costs $520M a Year in Silicon Valley]]> Tue, 26 May 2015 18:44:59 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/HOMELESS-STUDY-VO---00000904.jpg
According to a study that bills itself as the "largest and most comprehensive body of information assembled in the United States," homelessness costs $520 million a year in Silicon Valley.

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<![CDATA[Remains Matched to Student Who Vanished in 1982]]> Tue, 26 May 2015 20:04:25 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Elisabeth_Martinsson-color.jpg
Authorities say skeletal remains found in the East Bay Hills are those of a Swedish exchange student who disappeared more than 30 years ago.

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<![CDATA[SF Company Creates $169 Computer]]> Wed, 27 May 2015 01:56:06 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/endlesscomputer.jpg
A desktop computer with a $169 price tag could change the world's access to technology.

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<![CDATA[Los Altos Home Burglary Caught on Camera]]> Tue, 26 May 2015 11:49:03 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/los-altos-burglary.jpg
Los Altos police have released security camera video they say shows two men breaking into a home near Foothill Expressway.]]>
<![CDATA[Meal Replacement Powders Popular in Silicon Valley]]> Tue, 26 May 2015 14:50:54 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/160*120/schmoylent-400x300.jpg
Meal replacement powders like Soylent and Schmoylent are gaining in popularity with tech workers in Silicon Valley.

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<![CDATA[ Solar Energy Research Center Opens in Berkeley]]> Tue, 26 May 2015 08:52:49 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/214*120/lawrenceberkeley.jpg
Lawrence Berkeley National Lab is opening a new solar research center on Tuesday.

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<![CDATA[Warriors Drop Game 4 in Houston]]> Mon, 25 May 2015 23:33:08 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/173*120/474750456_594_screen.jpg
The Golden State Warriors were unable to close out the Houston Rockets, who prevailed with a 128-115 win Monday night in Houston to extend the Western Conference Finals.

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<![CDATA[McDonald Arrested For Domestic Violence: Police]]> Sun, 24 May 2015 23:25:00 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/0525-2015-RayMcDonald.jpg
Former San Francisco 49ers defensive tackle Ray McDonald has been arrested on misdemeanor domestic violence and child endangerment charges, Santa Clara police said on Monday.

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<![CDATA[SJ Firefighter Injured in 3-Alarm House Fire]]> Mon, 25 May 2015 23:38:56 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/0525-2015-SJFire2.jpg
A San Jose firefighter was injured Monday while battling a three-alarm house fire.

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<![CDATA[Curry Returns to Game After Head Injury]]> Mon, 25 May 2015 23:33:39 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/160*125/GettyImages-474748486.jpg
Warriors point guard Stephen Curry returned for the second half of Game 4 Monday night after taking a hard fall midway through the second quarter.

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<![CDATA[Actress Helps Boy From African Slum Find Dream]]> Tue, 26 May 2015 05:39:08 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/0525-2015-YemaGrad.jpg
"One chance, one goal." It’s a slogan that wafts through Kibera, the three-square-mile urban slum in the city of Nairobi, Kenya. The adage refers to the very few opportunities in Kibera.

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