<![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-usThu, 25 May 2017 17:02:46 -0700Thu, 25 May 2017 17:02:46 -0700NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Robbers Snatch MacBooks at Walnut Creek Apple Store]]> Thu, 25 May 2017 16:45:20 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/apple-mac-generic.jpg
An Apple Store in Walnut Creek was hit Thursday by robbers who made off with several laptops.

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<![CDATA[Missing SF Man Case: Person of Interest's Car Found at SFO]]> Thu, 25 May 2017 16:18:31 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/missing+sf-0524.jpg
In the case of a missing husband and father in San Francisco, police said Thursday they found a vehicle at San Francisco International Airport connected with the person of interest.

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<![CDATA[Family Seeks Closure, Answers in Case of Missing Teen]]> Thu, 25 May 2017 16:47:20 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/0527-2016-PearlPinson.jpg
A vigil was held Thursday to remind people a Vallejo teen is still missing a year after she was kidnapped.]]>
<![CDATA[Wildlife Workers Save Pelican With CPR-Like Procedure]]> Thu, 25 May 2017 16:48:17 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/pelican+saved-0525.jpg
A juvenile California brown pelican is alive today thanks to the quick thinking and ingenuity of Bay Area wildlife workers.

Photo Credit: Peninsula Humane Society]]>
<![CDATA[The Bay Area's Famous 'Flintstones' House is Finally Sold]]> Thu, 25 May 2017 13:44:43 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/flintstonehouse.jpg
Hillsborough's most recognizable piece of real estate has finally been sold, according to the San Jose Mercury News.]]>
<![CDATA[Zuckerberg at Harvard Speech: 'Priscilla is the Most Important Thing in My Life']]> Thu, 25 May 2017 16:23:15 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/KNTV_000000022492556_1200x675_953591363854.jpg
Facebook's CEO returned to Harvard to speak to its graduating class on Thursday, telling them it is up to their generation to create a purpose for today's world, to care about others, to fight inequality...]]>
<![CDATA[Man Found Stabbed to Death in SF's Bernal Heights Park: PD]]> Thu, 25 May 2017 11:54:59 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/5-25-17-SF-HOMICIDE-PARK-COPS.jpg
A homicide investigation is underway after a man was found stabbed to death in a San Francisco park early Thursday, police said.

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<![CDATA[Man Aims to Convert Winery Estate Into Weed Destination]]> Thu, 25 May 2017 14:36:23 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/0525-2017-michaelsaloon2.jpg
The sprawling 80-acre Fetzer family winery estate will soon become a one-stop processing center for numerous cannabis farmers in Trinity, Mendocino and Humboldt counties.

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<![CDATA[FedEx Driver Pleads Not Guilty to Laptop, Cash, iPad Theft]]> Thu, 25 May 2017 09:18:10 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/5-24-17-fedex-suspect-arrested-kevin+baker.jpg
A convicted felon, who worked as a contract driver for FedEx, on Wednesday pleaded not guilty to burglarizing three unlocked San Mateo County homes, and making off with laptops, iPads and cash, according to the...

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<![CDATA[World Surf Dog Competition Returns to the Bay Area]]> Thu, 25 May 2017 15:12:55 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/giphy4.gif
The World Surf Dog Competition announced its return to the Bay Area for another day of dogs hanging ten.

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<![CDATA[Hey, Bay Area Commuters: FasTrak May Owe You Money]]> Thu, 25 May 2017 13:18:00 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/1122-2016-FasTrak.jpg
Heads up FasTrak users: the Bay Area Toll Authority may owe you money.

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<![CDATA[Man Dressed as Creepy Machete-Wielding Clown Scares Drivers]]> Thu, 25 May 2017 12:47:12 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/5252017clownimage.jpg
A menacing clown clutching a machete over his head on Wednesday terrified drivers on Highway 101 in Monterey County.

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<![CDATA[Netflix to Hold Bay Area Casting Call For '13 Reasons Why']]> Thu, 25 May 2017 12:05:29 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/212*120/NETFLIX4.jpg
Netflix’s controversial hit show “13 Reasons Why” is gearing up for its much-anticipated second season, and Bay Area natives are invited to take part in its production.

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<![CDATA[Boy Skips Birthday Gifts to Raise Funds for Meals on Wheels]]> Thu, 25 May 2017 09:28:35 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Marcus6.jpg
If you ask kids what they want for their birthdays, requests for toys, stuffed animals, a bike, or the even latest craze, Fidget Spinners, are par for the course.But not Marcus Yakaitas.

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<![CDATA[Death Linked to Botulism Reported in Napa County]]> Thu, 25 May 2017 06:38:57 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Doctor+Generic1.jpg
Fears over botulism are growing in the Bay Area after the illness killed a second person, this time in Napa County.

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<![CDATA[Never-Before-Seen Parts of Winchester Mystery House Unveiled]]> Thu, 25 May 2017 08:12:15 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/5-25-17-winchester-house-sneak+peek1.jpg
A famous San Jose haunt is lifting the curtain on new mysteries.A new section of the Winchester Mystery House on Thursday will be unveiled to the public for the first time.

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<![CDATA[Danville Bank Robbery Suspect is a Former LAPD Officer]]> Wed, 24 May 2017 23:51:10 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/bank+robbery-0524.jpg
The suspect in an East Bay bank robbery is a former police officer, according to an online profile.

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<![CDATA[Oakland Boy, 9, Shot While Walking Dog on His Birthday]]> Wed, 24 May 2017 23:43:44 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/oak+boy+shot-0524.jpg
A 9-year-old boy was shot Sunday night in Oakland while out walking his dog with his family.

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<![CDATA[Ex-Shark Nabby in the Playoffs ... Guiding Barracuda Goalies]]> Wed, 24 May 2017 21:19:44 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/nabokov+1-0524.jpg
Even though the San Jose Sharks are long gone from the postseason, some familiar faces that formerly roamed the Shark Tank ice are still involved in a race for a cup.

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<![CDATA[Santa Clara County Slams President Trump's Proposed Budget]]> Wed, 24 May 2017 22:45:31 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/AP_17143334773765-trump-palestinians-meeting.jpg
The bitter political and legal fight between Santa Clara County and President Donald Trump is escalating.

Photo Credit: AP Photo/Evan Vucci]]>
<![CDATA[Fine Dust Linked to Asthma, Cancer and Heart Attacks]]> Thu, 25 May 2017 16:35:32 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/0524-2017-SFDIRT.jpg
San Francisco’s political and spiritual leaders recently hailed the city’s newest tallest building, the 61-story Salesforce tower, as the centerpiece of its ongoing building boom.

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<![CDATA[Death Linked to Botulism Reported in Napa County]]> Wed, 24 May 2017 18:02:34 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Death_Linked_to_Botulism_Reported_in_Napa_County.jpg
A second death from botulism in Northern California. Napa County health officials confirmed Wednesday a death tied to botulism reported in the last month. The death is not related to the botulism outbreak linked...]]>
<![CDATA[Foul Play Suspected in Case of Missing Uber Driver: SFPD]]> Wed, 24 May 2017 23:54:32 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/missing+sf-0524.jpg
Foul play is suspected in the case of a missing husband and father in San Francisco, and police said they have identified a person interest.

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<![CDATA[Big Sur Inn Offers Chopper Rides to Parts Cut Off by Slide]]> Thu, 25 May 2017 12:03:50 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/montereycountypic1.PNG
If you’re willing to pay a hefty cost, Post Ranch Inn is now offering a helicopter package for guests to witness the California gem.

Photo Credit: Monterey County Sheriff's Office]]>
<![CDATA[Jury to Start Deliberating Thursday in Jail Guards' Trial]]> Thu, 25 May 2017 05:50:58 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/tyree+trial-0320-2017.jpg
Jury deliberations are expected to begin Thursday morning in the murder trial of three Santa Clara County jail guards.

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<![CDATA[Serena Williams to Join SurveyMonkey's Board of Directors]]> Wed, 24 May 2017 22:41:34 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/632915024-Serena-Williams-Australian-Open.jpg
Tennis legend Serena Williams is hoping to change the tech world.

Photo Credit: Scott Barbour/Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Paralyzed Cal Rugby Player Focused on Recovery, Future]]> Wed, 24 May 2017 21:32:13 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/jeff+paylor-0524.jpg
A Cal rugby player paralyzed during a match earlier this month is focused on fighting for his future, according to his father.

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<![CDATA[FedEx Driver Arrested in Connection With 3 Home Burglaries]]> Wed, 24 May 2017 23:31:03 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/5-24-17-fedex-suspect-arrested-kevin+baker.jpg
A convicted felon, who worked as a contract driver for FedEx, was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of burglarizing three San Mateo County homes while on the job.

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<![CDATA[Cal Professor Accused of Sexual Harassment Dismissed]]> Wed, 24 May 2017 21:40:38 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/wentworth-0524.jpg
Assistant Professor Blake Wentworth on Wednesday was fired from his position at the University of California, Berkeley for allegedly sexually harassing four students, adding to the growing list of faculty...]]>
<![CDATA[Report Reveals High Injury Rate at Tesla Factory]]> Wed, 24 May 2017 18:49:24 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/187*120/Tesla12345.jpg
Working conditions and safety has become a concern at Tesla’s Fremont factory after a report released by Worksafe reveals a higher injury rate than the automotive industry’s average.

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<![CDATA[Bomb Threat Prompts Evacuation of SFSU Building]]> Wed, 24 May 2017 14:01:20 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/SFSU+Bomb+Threat+1.jpg
A bomb threat on Wednesday prompted the evacuation of a San Francisco State University building.

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<![CDATA[United Passengers Reach SF After 'Very Traumatic' Fire in NJ]]> Wed, 24 May 2017 07:47:56 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/united+flight+fire.jpg
A United Airlines flight headed for San Francisco was evacuated late Tuesday on the tarmac at Newark Liberty International Airport in New Jersey.

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<![CDATA[SF Can Blame 'Amazon Effect' for Garbage Rate Hike]]> Wed, 24 May 2017 14:39:26 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-454598146.jpg
An increase in cardboard and other forms of packaging in San Francisco are now responsible for a possible 14 percent hike in the city’s garbage rates, the SF Chronicle reports.

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<![CDATA[Repair Efforts Begin at Oroville Dam's Damaged Spillway]]> Wed, 24 May 2017 19:55:03 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/214*120/05-24-2017-oroville-dam-spillway.jpg
Construction crews have begun demolishing the destroyed portion of the main spillway at Oroville Dam as they race to repair the structure in time for the next rainy season.

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<![CDATA[South San Francisco Police Shoot, Kill Allegedly Armed Man]]> Wed, 24 May 2017 08:58:08 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/5-24-17-south-sf-shooting-investigation.jpg
South San Francisco police officers on Wednesday morning shot and killed a man who they say was armed with a shotgun.

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<![CDATA[Police Identify Man Shot Dead at San Jose Wienerschnitzel]]> Wed, 24 May 2017 12:32:54 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/5-19-17-SAN-JOSE+ACTIVITY-WEINERSCHINTZL.jpg
Police on Wednesday identified a man who was shot dead at a Wienerschnitzel restaurant last week as a 38-year-old San Jose resident.

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<![CDATA[Flighty Sheep Gives Fremont Police The Run-Around]]> Wed, 24 May 2017 13:06:02 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/sheep2.JPG
A sheep on the lam led Fremont police officers on a chase Tuesday.

Photo Credit: Fremont Police Department]]>
<![CDATA[Alameda School to Close Due to Earthquake Safety Concerns]]> Wed, 24 May 2017 10:22:37 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/LUM+SCHOOL+CLOSURE.jpg
Despite opposition from scores of parents in attendance, the Alameda County Board of Education on Tuesday voted to shutter Donald D. Lum Elementary School in June on grounds that the campus is ill-equipped...

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<![CDATA[Consumers Feel Duped by Local Matchmaker]]> Wed, 24 May 2017 00:07:29 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/dating-consumer-0523.jpg
They paid thousands of dollars to hire a local matchmaker who knows the Bay Area dating scene. But, they’re still alone...feeling duped.

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<![CDATA[Proposed High School Site Near Santa Rita Jail Rejected]]> Wed, 24 May 2017 00:14:44 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/5-23-17_Santa_Rita_Dublin_HS.jpg
A proposal to open a second high school in Dublin that has drawn the ire of parents because of the site's proximity to the Santa Rita Jail was rejected by school trustees late Tuesday night.

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<![CDATA[ US, Chinese Olympic Hopefuls Train At Squaw, Eyes On 2018 Games]]> Tue, 23 May 2017 22:30:43 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/usa+oly+training+31.jpg
For two weeks, the best mogul skiers from the United States (including two Bay Area skiers) and China will be training on three specially designed runs atop Squaw Valley.
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<![CDATA[SF Supervisor Calls For Possible Fee on Uber, Lyft Rides]]> Tue, 23 May 2017 21:02:50 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/UBER+PAYOUT+3.jpg
San Francisco Supervisor Jane Kim is calling for the city to consider imposing a fee on trips using ride hailing companies such as Uber and Lyft to help pay for congestion management efforts.]]>
<![CDATA[Former De La Salle Football Player Guilty of Sexual Assault]]> Tue, 23 May 2017 19:48:50 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/dls-assault-0523.jpg
A former football player at De La Salle High School in Concord was found guilty of felony sexual assault in Contra Costa County juvenile court.

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