<![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-usWed, 24 Aug 2016 23:25:29 -0700Wed, 24 Aug 2016 23:25:29 -0700NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Candlelight Vigil Held For Pregnant SJ Teen Killed in Crash]]> Wed, 24 Aug 2016 23:04:33 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/sj-vigil.jpg
Family and friends held a candlelight vigil Wednesday night for an 18-year-old San Jose woman who died in a car crash last week.

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<![CDATA[Injured Workers Rarely Win Appeals in Workers' Comp Cases]]> Wed, 24 Aug 2016 23:23:08 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/208*120/WORKERS+COMP+TITLE.JPG
Many of California’s injured workers say they don’t have a fighting chance to recover under a workers’ compensation claim. The Investigative Unit is digging into a system that many patients and doctors...
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<![CDATA[What to Do on Labor Day 2016 in the Bay Area]]> Mon, 22 Aug 2016 13:13:18 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/191*120/sfbridge.jpg
Sept. 5, 2016 may indeed be the unofficial end of summer, but that doesn't mean you can't soak up the last bit of summer fun. Here's a guide to activities happening in the Bay Area over the Labor Day holiday.

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<![CDATA[Woman Wins $10.7 Million on Penny Slots in Vegas]]> Wed, 24 Aug 2016 22:29:53 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/tlmd_1_wynn_las_vegas.jpg
A Hawaii woman has won more than $10 million playing the penny slots in Las Vegas.

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<![CDATA[Giants on Losing End of Pitchers' Duel, Fall 3 Back of LA ]]> Wed, 24 Aug 2016 22:23:53 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/giants63.jpg
The Giants altered their rotation so trade deadline acquisition Matt Moore could make a difference in this big series. A Dodgers pickup beat Moore to the punch by a day.

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<![CDATA[Hold the Bacon? SJ Festival Postponed Due to Police Shortage]]> Wed, 24 Aug 2016 22:10:27 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/baconfest1.jpg
San Jose's police officer shortage is showing its sizzling effects on an entertainment level as the city's famous bacon festival has been postponed, organizers announced this week.

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<![CDATA[SF Italian Community Sends Aid, Prayers to Quake Victims]]> Wed, 24 Aug 2016 22:38:33 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/italy-sf.jpg
The Italian community in San Francisco is stepping up to help victims of the massive earthquake in Italy, sending both financial and spiritual aid.

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<![CDATA[Bill For SFUSD Employee Housing Advances to Governor]]> Wed, 24 Aug 2016 21:04:23 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/215*120/0529-MarkLeno.jpg
A bill that would allow the San Francisco Unified School District to develop employee housing on district property passed the state Assembly on Wednesday and is headed to the governor's desk, officials said.

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<![CDATA[A's Team Leaders Eyeing Waterfront Site For Ballpark]]> Wed, 24 Aug 2016 19:47:01 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/N5P+A%27S+STADIUM+TOUR+SOTVO+-+00005612.jpg
The Oakland Athletics may be taking a new look at an ‘old’ site – the Howard Terminal.

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<![CDATA[Police Chief Slams Officer Nabbed in Vietnamese Gang Bust]]> Wed, 24 Aug 2016 19:20:57 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Derrick+Antonio.jpg
In taking down a Vietnamese street gang, San Jose police say they arrested one of their own and nabbed nearly two dozen alleged gang members.

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<![CDATA[New Report Validates 2015 Vallejo Kidnap Victim's Account ]]> Wed, 24 Aug 2016 18:52:13 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/vallejo-kidnap1.jpg
Vallejo kidnapping victim Denise Huskins was cooperative and truthful when she reported to Huntington Beach police that she had been abducted, according to a newly released report on the March 2015 case.

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<![CDATA[Protesters Seek 'Pink Slip' For Embattled Judge]]> Wed, 24 Aug 2016 17:56:01 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/8-24-16-pink-slip-judge-protest.jpg
The pressure is mounting to unseat a local judge.

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<![CDATA[Graveman Sharp as A's Take Series Over Indians]]> Wed, 24 Aug 2016 17:17:09 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/178*120/as-indians-824.jpg
Kendall Graveman picked up right where he left off from his previous start, and the A’s claimed a much-needed series victory Wednesday afternoon.

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<![CDATA[Judge Visits Building That is Subject of Tenants Lawsuit]]> Wed, 24 Aug 2016 17:54:49 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/OAKLAND+CHINATOWN+TENANTS+RALLY+RAW+RGO+1530+PDT+-+15461716.jpg
An Alameda County judge on Wednesday paid a visit to an Oakland building where dozens of tenants say they're living in deplorable conditions because the landlord wants them out.

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<![CDATA[Two More in Custody in San Francisco Homicide: Police ]]> Wed, 24 Aug 2016 16:18:30 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/SF+GOLDEN+GATE+PARK+BODY+RAW+SFI+-+10260705.jpg
Six people are now in custody in connection with a San Francisco homicide earlier this year in which a homeless man was allegedly beaten and tortured and then thrown into a Golden Gate Park lake, police...

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<![CDATA[Naked Donald Trump Stuck in Custody]]> Wed, 24 Aug 2016 18:55:34 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/08-18-2016nakedtrump4.jpg
There are visions of a big party, a celebration and feting of the artist who created a handful of naked, fleshy statues of Donald Trump that popped up across the country in San Francisco over the Labor...

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<![CDATA[San Jose Artist With Cerebral Palsy Gets First Solo Exhibition]]> Wed, 24 Aug 2016 16:17:11 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/don+ryker+art+4.jpg
Don Ryker's parents say the expectation for Don growing up was that he could do anything he wanted to in spite of his disability. Like be a great artist.
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<![CDATA[Menlo Park Venture Firm Slams Trump With Explicit Message]]> Wed, 24 Aug 2016 15:28:58 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/trump-llamado-afroamericanos.jpg
CRV, a Menlo Park-based venture capital firm is not shying away from publicizing its political agenda.

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<![CDATA[Woman Viciously Beaten by Passing Stranger in SF: Police]]> Wed, 24 Aug 2016 18:53:29 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/sf-beating.jpg
A woman was viciously beaten for no apparent reason by a stranger she passed on the sidewalk in San Francisco last weekend, according to San Francisco police

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<![CDATA[Nextdoor Curbing Racial Profiling Via New Description Tool]]> Wed, 24 Aug 2016 13:32:22 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Nextdoorfeature1.jpg
Plagued by a rash of racial profiling posts popping up on its website, the neighborhood social networking platform Nextdoor has launched a new tool to combat the hateful messages directed at people of color.

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<![CDATA[Niners Address Issue of Fumbles by Running Backs]]> Wed, 24 Aug 2016 12:00:32 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/emdavysfumb.jpg
Head coach Chip Kelly and staff hope to resolve issues before Game 1 of the regular season]]>
<![CDATA[Hillary Clinton Hobnobs With Bay Area's Tech Glitterati]]> Wed, 24 Aug 2016 19:20:02 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-591547400.jpg
It’s back to the Bay Area for Hillary Clinton.

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<![CDATA[Two Hospitalized After Separate Overnight Shootings in SF]]> Wed, 24 Aug 2016 10:51:02 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/082416+police+tape.jpg
A pair of shootings in San Francisco overnight Wednesday that happened less than two hours apart from each other resulted in two men landing in the hospital, police said.

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<![CDATA[BART Tackles Urine Problem With Bacteria-Eating Mist: Report]]> Wed, 24 Aug 2016 11:51:43 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/bart38.jpg
An elevator is not a toilet, but nothing says BART more than the urine soaked smell according to frequent riders. That is slowly changing, however, thanks to a nine month improvement project titled “Dealing With...

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<![CDATA[Zuckerberg Selling FB Stock to Charity, Public Good: Report]]> Wed, 24 Aug 2016 09:50:38 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/zuckerberg-Dec2015_Family_highres.jpg
Mark Zuckerberg and his wife Dr. Priscilla Chan are well on their to fulfilling a potentially billion dollar promise that they made last year after the birth of their first child, but the philanthropic...

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<![CDATA[Cal Kicks Off 2016 Season in Australia Against Hawai'i]]> Wed, 24 Aug 2016 08:43:05 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/193*120/MemorialStadium.jpg
The University of California at Berkeley football team kicks off its 2016 campaign this Friday, but the Golden Bears had to travel quite a bit farther than the average roadtrip.

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<![CDATA[Early Summer Reviews Are Solid On Raiders' Offensive Line]]> Wed, 24 Aug 2016 07:58:28 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/HudJaxxx.jpg
Oakland's pass blocking has been the best in the league over the first two games of summer

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<![CDATA[Man Shot Near Daly City BART Station]]> Wed, 24 Aug 2016 07:23:07 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/8-24-16-daly-city-shooting.jpg
A man in his 20s was shot, but not killed, early Wednesday morning near the Daly City BART station.

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<![CDATA[Livermore School Board OKs Notice of Charters' Violations]]> Wed, 24 Aug 2016 00:02:15 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/liv-charter.jpg
The Livermore Unified School District has seen a mass influx of new students at its schools, and some believe it is the result of transfers from the district's charter schools due to alleged improprieties...

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<![CDATA[Giants Drop Series Opener Against Rival Dodgers]]> Tue, 23 Aug 2016 23:12:54 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/172*120/giants-la.jpg
When the Giants finally lost the lead in the NL West earlier this month, players clung to a positive: They had nine games left against the Dodgers.

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<![CDATA[Manaea Locked in as A's Slug Away to Beat Indians]]> Tue, 23 Aug 2016 22:05:58 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/as-indians1.jpg
The storylines are light on positives for the A’s lately, but Khris Davis is waging a battle against that reality.

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<![CDATA[SJPD Officer Arrested in Connection With Street Gang Probe]]> Wed, 24 Aug 2016 13:16:59 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/sjpd-generic-2015-2.jpg
A San Jose police officer was arrested Tuesday in connection with providing intel to Vietnamese street gangs, according to an internal San Jose Police Department memo obtained by NBC Bay Area.

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<![CDATA[Man Shot to Death Along Levy in Santa Cruz: Police]]> Tue, 23 Aug 2016 19:20:19 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/police+tape+glin+generic2.jpg
Police in Santa Cruz are investigating the shooting death of a man along the levee path of the San Lorenzo River.]]>
<![CDATA[SJ Officer Shortage Looks to Require Emergency Action]]> Tue, 23 Aug 2016 18:39:20 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/sjpd23.jpg
The city of San Jose and its police department are ready to take drastic measures to solve the severe patrol officer shortage

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<![CDATA[$17K Goes Missing, Woman Fights Bank]]> Tue, 23 Aug 2016 23:57:56 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/AP111012189176.jpg
A woman withdrew a portion of her 401(k) retirement account, but just after the transfer completed about $17,000 vanished. She says the bank was not eager to help. So she called us.

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<![CDATA[Tenants Forced to Live in Deplorable Conditions File Suit]]> Tue, 23 Aug 2016 18:39:01 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/OAKLAND+CHINATOWN+TENANTS+RALLY+RAW+RGO+1530+PDT+-+15332208.jpg
Tenants of an East Bay building say they have been subjected to unacceptable living conditions, cultural harassment and an invasion of privacy.

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<![CDATA[First Day at School For Students Affected by Clayton Fire]]> Tue, 23 Aug 2016 17:17:33 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/8-23-16-students-return-clayton-fire.jpg
The Clayton Fire that ravaged Lake County is expected to be out any day now, which means it's finally safe for students to return to school.

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<![CDATA[3 Injured in SF as Taxicab Crashes Onto Sidewalk]]> Tue, 23 Aug 2016 23:46:17 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/0823-2016-SFCrash.jpg
A cab in San Francisco has jumped a curb and crashed into a newspaper stand, a public toilet and two pedestrians, according to the San Francisco Fire Department.

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<![CDATA[California's Carbon Cap and Trade Program Falling Short ]]> Tue, 23 Aug 2016 16:29:39 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/ca-smog.jpg
California's latest carbon auction has brought more bad news for Gov. Jerry Brown's landmark programs fighting climate change.

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<![CDATA[Cracking Down on Sexual Assaults of Unconscious Victims]]> Tue, 23 Aug 2016 18:03:08 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/brock-turner-court.jpg
State politicans and the district attorney involved in the Brock Turner case approved two bills Tuesday morning that would alter the repercussions for sexual assaults committed against unconscious victims...

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<![CDATA[Man Smashes Windows at BART Station with Golf Clubs]]> Tue, 23 Aug 2016 16:54:00 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/1CqkvtDhUIAAs0Lt.jpg
BART police arrested a man who used a golf club to damage windows in a BART train and in the West Oakland station Tuesday afternoon, a BART spokeswoman said.

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<![CDATA[E-40 Donates $25K Worth of Backpacks to his Alma Mater]]> Wed, 24 Aug 2016 06:04:38 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/e40main1.jpg
Bay Area rapper E-40 is giving back to his alma matter in a big way. The Vallejo native, whose real name is Earl Stevens, donated $25,000 worth of backpacks and school supplies to students from Franklin...

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<![CDATA['No Justification' For Ex-Guard's Inmate Assault: Prosecutor]]> Tue, 23 Aug 2016 13:29:41 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/tri2.jpg
A former Santa Clara County correctional deputy, accused of striking an inmate in the head as he was held down by other officers in 2013, was arrested Monday and is expected to be arraigned next month, according...

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