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Wednesday, Nov 20, 2013 at 01:09 PM PST

Bush Shows His Paintings on "Leno"

Bush Shows His Paintings on "Leno"

Since his departure from the White House, George W. Bush has made few public appearances, but decided to appear on "The Tonight Show" with Jay Leno Tuesday night. In a mostly tongue-in-cheek interview, Leno and...

Monday, Oct 14, 2013 at 08:32 AM PDT

SNL: Shutdown Fails "Gravity" Astronauts

SNL: Shutdown Fails "Gravity" Astronauts

As the government shutdown enters its third week, "Saturday Night Live" joked federal furloughs would have left the "Gravity" astronauts reliant on janitors in Houston to keep them alive.

Monday, Mar 31, 2014 at 01:47 AM PDT

Jon Stewart Grills Kathleen Sebelius on Obamacare

Jon Stewart Grills Kathleen Sebelius on Obamacare

Jon Stewart grilled Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius over the new health care law Monday. But first, he joked about the online health exchange's glitches and delays.

Sunday, Oct 6, 2013 at 07:27 AM PDT

SNL: Miley Causes the End of America

SNL: Miley Causes the End of America

"Saturday Night Live's" opening sketch this week predicted a dark future for America.

Friday, Oct 4, 2013 at 08:02 AM PDT

Colbert Saves Couple's Wedding After Shutdown

Colbert Saves Couple's Wedding After Shutdown

Mike Cassesso and MaiLien Le were supposed to get married this Saturday at the Jefferson Memorial, but the government shutdown put those plans in jeopardy.

Thursday, Oct 3, 2013 at 08:45 AM PDT

Newt Gingrich on "Leno": Shutdown "Not a Crisis"

Newt Gingrich on "Leno": Shutdown "Not a Crisis"

Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich appeared on the "The Tonight Show" with Jay Leno Wednesday and the topic of discussion was of course the government shutdown. Gingrich said the nation's...

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Napa Co. Sheriff's Office Suspended from Pentagon Program

Napa Co. Sheriff's Office Suspended from Pentagon Program

Information released by the Pentagon reveals that the Napa County Sheriff's Office is suspended from a federal military-surplus program. The police agency can no-longer obtain military gear from the 1033 Program...

Fire Near Highway 152 Could Impact Labor Day Travelers

Fire Near Highway 152 Could Impact Labor Day Travelers

An 80-acre brush fire alongside Highway 152, east of Gilroy, could cause some problems for people heading to Southern California for the Labor Day holiday weekend.

Officer Arrested for Allegedly Beating Woman with Bat

Officer Arrested for Allegedly Beating Woman with Bat

A Walnut Creek police officer was arrested after allegedly donning a mask and beating a woman with a bat in Richmond earlier this month, a police captain said Friday.

San Ramon Police Continue Search for Missing Woman

San Ramon Police Continue Search for Missing Woman

San Ramon police are continuing to search Friday morning for a missing woman who suffers from dementia and speaks little English, officials said.

Man Gets 15 years for Having Sex With 16-Year-Old “Houseboy”

Man Gets 15 years for Having Sex With 16-Year-Old “Houseboy”

A 59-year-old man was sentenced Thursday to 15 years in state prison for having sex with a 16-year-old boy he hired to be a "houseboy" at his home in Hayward last year.

Violent Tweets Land Teacher in Hot Water

Violent Tweets Land Teacher in Hot Water

A Bay Area teacher has been reprimanded after she reportedly tweeted that she wanted to stab some students and that her "trigger finger is itchy."