<![CDATA[NBC Bay Area - Top Stories]]> Copyright 2014 http://www.nbcbayarea.com/news/top-stories http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/nbc_bayarea_blue.png NBC Bay Area http://www.nbcbayarea.com en-us Fri, 22 Aug 2014 16:45:59 -0700 Fri, 22 Aug 2014 16:45:59 -0700 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[49ers Install New, Deeper Turf at Levi's Stadium]]> Fri, 22 Aug 2014 09:46:31 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/08222014-levi-turf-roll-out.jpg
As the 49ers prepare for their third exhibition game Sunday against the Chargers en route to the regular-season opener Sept. 7 in Dallas, where does that leave Kassim Osgood? Right now, it would seem that Osgood...

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<![CDATA[Sam's Club Caesar Salads Recalled]]> Tue, 05 Aug 2014 15:18:34 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/sams_club1.jpg
Honey, nuts and cheese top the list of the most expensive — and delicious — food heists.

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<![CDATA[Fire Burns at Santa Clara Non-Profit]]> Fri, 22 Aug 2014 14:32:13 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/hopefire.jpg
Health officials said Thursday a patient who was being tested for Ebola in Sacramento has tested negative for the virus.

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<![CDATA[Bay Area Woman "Brought Back to Life"]]> Fri, 22 Aug 2014 14:14:00 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/08222014-back-to-life.jpg
A 5-day-old New Jersey boy is in critical but stable condition after he stopped breathing suddenly over the weekend, possibly because of a bacterial infection, his parents

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<![CDATA[Four-Year Degrees at Two-Year Schools -- If Gov. Brown Approves]]> Fri, 22 Aug 2014 14:37:08 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/College+Generic+book.jpg
The two men who squatted in a Bay Area woman's Palm Springs condo have moved on, but the Airbnb host isn't sure if she'll use the service again, she says.]]>
<![CDATA[Squatting Brothers Finally Depart Airbnb Condo]]> Mon, 16 Jun 2014 06:36:41 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/airbnb-stock-image-airbnb-generic.jpg
A San Francisco newspaper's analysis of local Airbnb listings indicates that the property sharing service has taken a bite out of the city's available stock of rental housing as some landlords and...

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<![CDATA[Parched California Finds Clever Ways to Save Water]]> Fri, 22 Aug 2014 12:35:49 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/0714-2014-DroughtPond.jpg
A San Ramon homeowner is up in arms over being punished for her efforts to conserve water during California's severe drought. Fran Paxson recently spent thousands of dollars transforming her front lawn...

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<![CDATA[49ers Among NFL's Most-Valuable Teams]]> Fri, 22 Aug 2014 09:46:31 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/levisgrand.jpg
As the 49ers prepare for their third exhibition game Sunday against the Chargers en route to the regular-season opener Sept. 7 in Dallas, where does that leave Kassim Osgood? Right now, it would seem that Osgood...

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<![CDATA[Nat'l Zoo's Panda Bao Bao Turning 1]]> Fri, 22 Aug 2014 12:40:43 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/BaoBao3+Thumbnail.jpg
For giant panda cub Bao Bao's first birthday, the Smithsonian National Zoo is holding a traditional Chinese ceremony to predict her future. But one thing's for sure: Her future contains

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<![CDATA[NBC Bay Area Meteorologist Takes on Ice Bucket Challenge]]> Fri, 22 Aug 2014 12:00:28 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/coco-water.jpg
The California Water Board has said the Ice Bucket Challenge doesn't violate any of its regulations.

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<![CDATA[Military Sexual Assault Bill Becomes Law]]> Tue, 22 Jan 2013 11:51:28 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/185*120/CA_Guard_Leader_Denies_Accusations_by_Members___NBC_Bay_Area.png
The California National Guard's largest union has reversed its position after publicly endorsing General David Baldwin nearly one year ago. Chief Investigative Reporter Tony Kovaleski speaks with the...]]>
<![CDATA[James Foley's Dad: We Hoped to Negotiate With ISIS]]> Fri, 22 Aug 2014 01:42:00 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/james+foley+pic.JPG
Jurors have ruled a former Marine in Southern California who went by the nickname “Psycho,” should get the death penalty for the execution-style murders of a fellow service member and his

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<![CDATA[Experts Show Police Departments How to Diversify Ranks]]> Thu, 21 Aug 2014 06:36:05 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/ferguson+courthouse+rogers.jpg
Unrest has continued to roil the St. Louis suburb of Ferguson, Missouri, despite various tactics by authorities to diffuse a crisis sparked by the killing of unarmed teenager Michael Brown on

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<![CDATA[Whole Foods Pulls Yogurt Over Sugar]]> Fri, 22 Aug 2014 14:14:00 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/whole+foods+yogurt+allegations.JPG
A 5-day-old New Jersey boy is in critical but stable condition after he stopped breathing suddenly over the weekend, possibly because of a bacterial infection, his parents]]>
<![CDATA[Women Make Up Nearly Half of Video Game Players: Report]]> Thu, 21 Aug 2014 13:21:04 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/192*120/gamer3.jpg
California's record drought hasn't been sweet to honeybees, and it's creating a sticky situation for beekeepers and honey buyers.

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<![CDATA[Teen "Fire Challenge" Warning]]> Fri, 22 Aug 2014 08:53:41 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Fire+Challenge+NJ+Warning.jpg
Chris Rock almost made the play of the day at Yankee Stadium. Instead, the comedian wound up with a nice prize — a foul ball that nearly landed in his lap during Thursday's game between the Houston Astros...

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<![CDATA[Perry in NH: Charges All Politics]]> Fri, 22 Aug 2014 14:54:54 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/edtAP259994489655.jpg
Texas Gov. Rick Perry is testing his presidential prospects in New Hampshire as he defiantly dismisses a recent indictment and tries to convince voters that he's an improved version of the 2012 candidate...

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<![CDATA[Police Save Newborn Baby]]> Fri, 22 Aug 2014 13:48:57 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/hopatcong+baby+saved.jpg
A pair of alleged scam artists pretending to be chimney workers had the tables turned on them when the elderly Long Island woman they tried to burglarize figured out their scheme and had them arrested when they...]]>
<![CDATA[ISIS a Serious Threat to Americans: Military Officials]]> Fri, 22 Aug 2014 09:58:38 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/edt-453260918.jpg
A retired Green Beret with experience in Iraq says defeating ISIS will require a long-term military presence. Jean Elle reports.

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<![CDATA[Training Commander to Leave San Jose Police]]> Tue, 19 Aug 2014 19:31:37 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/0821-2014-JeremyBowers.jpg
San Jose has taken a big step in addressing problems with addressing its homeless populations and dealing with prostitution in the city.

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<![CDATA[Homeowner Fined for Water Conservation Efforts]]> Fri, 22 Aug 2014 07:31:26 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/water-drops.P2.jpg
Some Orange County pool owners may not be able to fill their pools if a water-saving ordinance goes into effect. Officials say it takes 20,000 gallons of water to reach the top of most swimming

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<![CDATA[Sacramento Patient Tests Negative for Ebola]]> Tue, 12 Aug 2014 10:29:19 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/tlmd_ebola.jpg
A Philadelphia mom is searching for answers after the deadly Ebola virus took the lives of two of her children. Georgia Nah was thrusted into the spotlight July 25 when her son, Patrick Sawyer, 40 became...

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<![CDATA[Woman Saves Dog in SoCal Traffic]]> Thu, 21 Aug 2014 16:39:31 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/215*120/08-21-14_Dog-Freeway-Rescue.JPG
Upset parents want the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department to clear their son's name after they said a selfie making the rounds on social media and news reports connected their innocent son with a...]]>
<![CDATA[Two Bodies Found in Marin County Backyards: Sheriff]]> Thu, 21 Aug 2014 05:52:58 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/160*120/marin12.jpg
Freeway ramps in the downtown Oakland area were temporarily shut down Wednesday by a protest on city streets, according to the California Highway Patrol.

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<![CDATA[Crews Working to Replace Levi's Stadium Field]]> Wed, 20 Aug 2014 08:43:07 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/gettylevis.jpg
Harbaugh says entire team needs to start playing better

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<![CDATA[Police Release Dashcam Pictures in SF Gay Activist Case]]> Thu, 14 Aug 2014 05:19:25 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/08212014-castro-suspect-top.jpg
A man who police said was beaten and left for dead in San Francisco's Castro District was taken off of life support Wednesday afternoon.

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<![CDATA[Boater Safety Bill Passes]]> Mon, 29 Jul 2013 16:15:32 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/185*120/%5BNECN%5D072512_boater_4pm_NECN1500kMP4_640x416_2260513132.jpg
California has the second highest rate of boating accidents annually. Florida has the most. The NBC Bay Area Investigative Unit has discovered the Golden State has some of the most lax safety...]]>
<![CDATA[Willow Glen Businesses Targeted By Vandals]]> Thu, 21 Aug 2014 16:19:25 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/WEB-RAW-WILLOW-GLEN---00004219.jpg
Police are looking for three men who carjacked a driver in San Francisco and led them on a chase through the Tenderloin.]]>
<![CDATA[Cash in Hand for BART Extension to San Jose]]> Fri, 22 Aug 2014 09:37:33 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/160*120/KNTV_Judge_Lets_BART_to_San_Jose_Mov_120208_06_mezzn_448x336.jpg
Democratic lawmakers say they will approve legislation supported by Gov. Jerry Brown to spend $3 million to provide legal help for unaccompanied children from Central America.

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<![CDATA[Robin Williams' Ashes Scattered Off Marin Co. Coast]]> Wed, 13 Aug 2014 21:22:38 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/tlmd_robin_williams_muerte_suicidio_tiburon_california.jpg
On Tuesday, late-night hosts paid tribute to comic legend Robin Williams.

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<![CDATA[Protesters Demand "Drone-Free LAPD"]]> Fri, 06 Jun 2014 03:57:09 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/211*120/drone+free+lapd+4.JPG
Two aerial drones obtained by the Los Angeles Police Department would only be deployed during tactical situations -- such as manhunts and standoffs -- after the department sets strict standards agreed to...]]>
<![CDATA[Woman, 92, Tricks Scam Suspects]]> Thu, 21 Aug 2014 16:18:09 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/elderly+woman+bellport+violet.jpg
A 75-year-old man was killed Wednesday when a boat exploded in a Long Island marina, Nassau police said. The owner of a boat docked in the Manhasset Bay Marina in Port Washington was killed when the...]]>