<![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 Sat, 04 Jul 2015 07:07:49 -0700 Sat, 04 Jul 2015 07:07:49 -0700 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Authorities Crack Down on Illegal Fireworks]]> Fri, 03 Jul 2015 23:32:07 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/0703-2015-FireworksFine.jpg
Authorities throughout the Bay Area are cracking down on illegal fireworks with $1,000 fines per incident.

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<![CDATA[Great America Preps for 4th of July Fireworks Show]]> Fri, 03 Jul 2015 18:42:58 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/0703-2015-FIREWORKS.jpg
California's Great America plans to resume its Fourth of July show with a big bang. Robert Handa reports.

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<![CDATA[Donald Trump Blames Unsafe Border for Pier 14 Shooting]]> Sat, 04 Jul 2015 01:14:40 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/DonaldTrump_Getty_07032015.jpg
Donald Trump on Friday blamed the United States' vulnerable southern border for this week's fatal shooting of Kathryn Steinle at Pier 14 in San Francisco.

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<![CDATA[Suspect Allegedly Crashes Head-On Into Police Car]]> Fri, 03 Jul 2015 21:54:05 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/0703-2015-RohnertParkAx.jpg
Rohnert Park police arrested a man Friday afternoon on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon.

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<![CDATA[Vet24seven App Gives Pet Owners Anytime Access to Veterinarians]]> Fri, 03 Jul 2015 18:48:00 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/0703-2015-vetapp.jpg
Pet owners now have anytime access to veterinarians thanks to a new mobile app.

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<![CDATA[Martins Beach Reopens After Five Years]]> Fri, 03 Jul 2015 14:51:08 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/02-10-2014-martins-beach-half-moon-bay.jpg
Access to a popular stretch of San Mateo County beach that's been off limits to the public since 2010 is open for the summer season.

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<![CDATA[Fireworks Can Trigger PTSD in Veterans]]> Fri, 03 Jul 2015 19:14:26 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/214*120/NC_ptsdfireworks0701001.jpg
They’re an American tradition on Independence Day, but fireworks are also a worry for many who fought for the liberties this country enjoys.]]>
<![CDATA[Off-Duty Firefighter Helps Family Escape Fire]]> Fri, 03 Jul 2015 13:49:07 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/1020-2014-SJFD.jpg
An off-duty San Jose firefighter alerted residents to a fire burning in their home and safely evacuated them Friday morning, a fire official said.

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<![CDATA[San Francisco Prepares for 4th of July Fireworks Show ]]> Fri, 03 Jul 2015 12:32:26 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/N11A+SF+FIREWORKS+SET+UP+VO+-+14213710.jpg
Fireworks company Pyro Spectaculars by Souza is getting ready at Pier 50 in San Francisco for Saturday night’s show.

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<![CDATA[Pier Shooting Suspect Should Have Been Deported: ICE]]> Sat, 04 Jul 2015 00:44:29 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Francisco-Sanchez.jpg
The man accused of gunning down a 32-year-old Pleasanton woman while she was out strolling San Francisco's Embarcadero with her father was in a Bay Area jail four months ago and should have been turned over...

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<![CDATA[SF Public Library Gets Nation's Fastest Internet]]> Fri, 03 Jul 2015 12:06:41 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/209*120/sfplwikimedia.jpg
San Francisco Public Library's main branch has become the first 10 Gigabit library in the country.

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<![CDATA[Coach Arrested On Charges of Sex With Teen]]> Fri, 03 Jul 2015 17:39:14 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/N6A+PS+NOVATO+TEACHER+VO+-+00000000.jpg
A high school track coach was arrested Thursday for multiple charges related to inappropriate sexual relations with a 17-year-old girl at Novato High School, according to the Marin County Sheriff.

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<![CDATA[Health Dept. Warns Against Eating Certain Seafood ]]> Fri, 03 Jul 2015 15:28:49 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Anchovy-Migration-1.jpg
California public health officials are warning consumers to avoid certain types of seafood caught in Monterey, Santa Cruz and Santa Barbara counties.]]>
<![CDATA[Serial Stowaway Says She's Done]]> Thu, 02 Jul 2015 06:23:00 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/08-05-2014-marilyn-hartman.jpg
Marilyn Hartman, the so-called "serial stowaway" who has tested the patience of airport security personnel across the United States, walked out of Chicago's Cook County Jail late Thursday, after spending nearly...]]>
<![CDATA[Fireworks Nixed in California Because of Drought]]> Fri, 03 Jul 2015 14:39:12 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/fireworks+generic+1.jpg
Fireworks will still splash across the sky in California cities including San Francisco, Los Angeles and San Diego.]]>
<![CDATA[Los Gatos Boy Killed in Jet Ski Crash at Bass Lake]]> Thu, 02 Jul 2015 22:28:00 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/0702-2015-BassLake.jpg
A 14-year-old Los Gatos boy was killed in jet ski crash at Bass Lake, a popular summer getaway just south of Yosemite National Park.

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<![CDATA[SF Pride Shooting Suspect Arrested]]> Thu, 02 Jul 2015 20:13:06 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Joshua+Spencer+Mug.jpg
A San Francisco resident was arrested Thursday on suspicion of shooting a man during Pride festivities Saturday, police said.

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<![CDATA[Drought-Conscience Resident Frustrated Over Water Rebate Program]]> Thu, 02 Jul 2015 23:30:12 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/drought-generic-brown-grass.jpg
NBC Bay Area's Peggy Bunker shows why some South Bay residents doing their part to conserve water during California's severe drought are not eligible for reimbursements.

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<![CDATA[Report of Small Plane Crash in Petaluma Unfounded: FAA]]> Thu, 02 Jul 2015 19:42:43 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/breaking9.jpg
The Federal Aviation Administration said reports of a plane crash near the Petaluma airport late Thursday were unfounded.

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<![CDATA[Federal Overtime Pay Plan Affects Few in Silicon Valley]]> Thu, 02 Jul 2015 21:31:32 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/obama-propone-extender-pago-de-horas-extras.jpg
President Obama's new overtime pay plan will impact 4.7 million American workers, according to data from the White House. But how will that plan impact workers in Silicon Valley? Sam Brock crunches the...

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<![CDATA[Facebook Helps Woman and Kidnapped Son Reunite]]> Fri, 03 Jul 2015 04:00:41 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/0703-2015-REUNION.jpg
A family photo posted on Facebook is to thank for reuniting a South Bay mother and son after more than a decade apart.

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<![CDATA[4 Great White Sharks Spotted Off Aptos]]> Fri, 03 Jul 2015 18:46:43 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/montereyshark.jpg
Marine biologist Giancarlo Thomae had a close encounter – of the shark variety - on Monterey Bay on Tuesday. And he was thrilled about it. Thomae was able to photograph four great white sharks near the shore of...

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<![CDATA[Tenderloin Museum Set to Open in SF]]> Thu, 02 Jul 2015 16:13:58 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/tlmuseumsf.jpg
The new Tenderloin Museum plans to debut historical neighborhood exhibits and more on July 16.

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<![CDATA[Pier 14 Shooting Victim ID'd, Suspect Arrested]]> Thu, 02 Jul 2015 23:33:38 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/pier-14-shooting-victim2.jpg
A 32-year-old woman who was shot and killed on Pier 14 next to the San Francisco Ferry Building in broad daylight on Wednesday has been identified by the medical examiner's office.

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<![CDATA[SF Supe Will Be Roasted For Charity]]> Thu, 02 Jul 2015 17:15:28 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/178*120/scottwiener.jpg
San Francisco Supervisor and new Senate hopeful Scott Weiner will be the focus of a charity roast in August.

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<![CDATA[Pastor Refuses to Perform Same-Sex Weddings]]> Thu, 02 Jul 2015 16:14:36 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/205*120/pastorbernal.jpg
Pastor Dick Bernal of Jubilee Christian Center has publicly stated that he will not perform marriage ceremonies that are not between a man and a woman.

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<![CDATA[News Crews Mugged, Cameras Stolen at Pier]]> Thu, 02 Jul 2015 17:29:00 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/N5A+SET+UP+KRIS+VO+-+00000401.jpg
An NBC Bay Area news crew was attacked early Thursday morning while reporting a story, in a mugging that injured the photographer, whose camera gear was also stolen.

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<![CDATA[Police Arrest 2, Confiscate $50,000 in Fireworks]]> Thu, 02 Jul 2015 17:38:31 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/fireworks43.jpg
Oakland police arrested two men and confiscated $50,000 worth of fireworks from a home on Thursday, two days before the Fourth of July.

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<![CDATA[Popular Lake Closed Because of Toxic Algae Bloom]]> Thu, 02 Jul 2015 11:51:26 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/212*120/laketemescal.jpg
For the second summer in a row, Oakland's Lake Temescal will be closed to swimmers indefinitely because of toxic green blue algae, likely exacerbated by California's drought, though the rest of the park remains...

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<![CDATA[Judge Denies Contractor's Balcony Request]]> Thu, 02 Jul 2015 19:45:53 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/muerte-estudiantes-balcon-berkeley-california.jpg
A judge on Thursday denied a general contractor's request to be present when investigators examine the wreckage of a balcony in Berkeley that gave way, killing six students last month.]]>
<![CDATA[Mina Tests Mediterranean Restaurant Concept]]> Thu, 02 Jul 2015 14:51:22 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/173*120/michaelminatestkitchen.jpg
Celebrity chef Michael Mina's new test kitchen will experiment with a Mediterranean concept for the next three months.

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<![CDATA[Crews Battle Wildfire in Sunol Regional Wilderness]]> Thu, 02 Jul 2015 08:14:26 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/2015-07-02_5-58-38.jpg
CalFire and Alameda County fire crews battled a 20-acre brush fire Thursday morning in a remote region of the Sunol Regional Wilderness.

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<![CDATA[Motorcyclist Strikes Two Pedestrians in San Francisco]]> Thu, 02 Jul 2015 10:04:41 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/7-2+SF+Motorcycle+Crash+RAW+SOTVO_NBC_SHQ+-+00000503.jpg
A motorcyclist slid into several pedestrians in San Francisco on Wednesday night in San Francisco, sending the cyclist and two others to the hospital.

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<![CDATA[SJ Teacher Honored at White House]]> Thu, 02 Jul 2015 17:29:00 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/KNTV_000000012114279_1200x675_475439171994.jpg
A lot of excitement for a Bay Area man as he was honored at the White House Tuesday.]]>
<![CDATA[Moraga Residents Frustrated Over St. Mary's College Parties]]> Wed, 01 Jul 2015 23:27:39 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/0701-2015-StMarys.jpg
Moraga residents frustrated over rowdy parties thrown by St. Mary's College students are asking town leaders for increased regulations against party houses.

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<![CDATA[Woman Fatally Shot at Pier 14 in SF]]> Thu, 02 Jul 2015 14:17:52 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/0701-2015-Pier14Shooting.jpg
San Francisco police are investigating a fatal shooting on the Embarcadero.

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<![CDATA[SJ Firefighters Provide Support to Victims of Apartment Fire]]> Wed, 01 Jul 2015 21:07:35 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/0701-2015-SJFire.jpg
The mother of two children who jumped from a second-floor window during a fire at their apartment said her kids' recovery will be a long one.

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<![CDATA[Scorching Temps Hit Parts of Bay Area]]> Wed, 01 Jul 2015 18:59:54 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/sun-shot.jpg
Parts of the Bay Area saw temps swell to triple digits. Rob Mayeda and Christie Smith reports.

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<![CDATA[Ex-California Sen. Leland Yee Pleads Guilty]]> Wed, 01 Jul 2015 18:58:37 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/tlmd_senado_california_suspende_leland_yee.jpg
Leland Yee, a former California state senator, pleaded guilty on Wednesday to a felony racketeering charge in an organized crime and public corruption case that brought down the once-popular legislator...

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<![CDATA[Report: SF Hotels Most Expensive in the World]]> Wed, 01 Jul 2015 18:02:10 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/dfw-generic-hotel-room-01.jpg
San Francisco is apparently the most expensive city in the world to spend the night. A Bloomberg Business report shows the average price for a hotel room in the city is about $400 a night.

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<![CDATA[1 Killed, 5 Hospitalized in Airport Car Crash]]> Wed, 01 Jul 2015 18:52:46 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/sjc-car-crash.jpg
A woman was killed and five were injured, including a baby, Wednesday morning in a two-car crash outside Mineta San Jose International Airport, according to the San Jose Police Department.

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<![CDATA[Firefighters, Police on Alert for Illegal Fireworks]]> Wed, 01 Jul 2015 18:57:00 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/0701-2015-Fireworks.jpg
Fireworks are now on sale in Gilroy to generate much-needed funds for 16 non-profit groups, including many that deal with at-risk youth.

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<![CDATA[North Bay City Boosts Legal Smoking Age to 21]]> Wed, 01 Jul 2015 15:20:11 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/smoking_ban_de_cig.jpg
As of Wednesday, it’s illegal for anyone under the age of 21 to buy tobacco products in the North Bay city of Healdsburg.

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<![CDATA[Power Problems Disrupt VTA Light Rail Service]]> Wed, 01 Jul 2015 18:11:28 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/tlmd_vta_sunnyvale.jpg
Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority equipment experienced a number of electrical outages Wednesday, which led to hours-long light rail service disruptions.

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