<![CDATA[NBC Bay Area - Top Stories]]>Copyright 2017http://www.nbcbayarea.com/news/top-stories http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/nbc_bayarea_blue.png NBC Bay Area http://www.nbcbayarea.comen-usFri, 24 Mar 2017 19:22:36 -0700Fri, 24 Mar 2017 19:22:36 -0700NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Latest Winter Storm Soaks Bay Area]]> Fri, 24 Mar 2017 18:07:17 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Rain-Bay-Area-109249602.jpg
Forecasters say rain and cold temperatures will continue most of Friday in the San Francisco Bay Area before drying out and warming up on Saturday.

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<![CDATA[San Jose Aims to Close Community Center Flood Shelter]]> Fri, 24 Mar 2017 14:22:47 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/damian8.jpg
The city of San Jose has informed displaced flood victims staying at the "Seven Trees Community Center" that it plans to close the makeshift shelter on April 10, NBC Bay Area has learned.

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<![CDATA[OK Foods Recalls Chicken Products Due to Possible Contamination]]> Fri, 24 Mar 2017 18:22:12 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/RecalledBreadedChickens.jpg
OK Food Inc. is recalling about 933,272 pounds of breaded chicken products that may have been contaminated with metal and other materials, according to the United States Department of Agriculture.The...

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<![CDATA[Water Officials Push for Conservation Despite Wet Winter]]> Fri, 24 Mar 2017 18:23:58 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/sprinklers-generic.jpg
After a very wet winter, Gov. Jerry Brown may declare the drought over soon. But some water officials say that doesn't mean it will be a water "free for all."]]>
<![CDATA[Vecaro LifeStyle Recalls Hoverboards Due to Fire Hazard]]> Fri, 24 Mar 2017 16:50:13 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/recalled-hoverboard.jpg
Three different types of Vecaro brand self-balancing scooters have been recalled, according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission.The recall impacts the Glide 65, Drift 8 and Trek 10 scooters after...

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<![CDATA[Oakland Makes Last-Minute Proposal to Keep Raiders]]> Fri, 24 Mar 2017 18:13:44 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/215*120/raiders-vegas.jpg
Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf is making last-minute attempts to keep the Raiders in the Bay Area.

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<![CDATA[Warm Springs BART Station Features Grand Rotunda, Art Glass]]> Fri, 24 Mar 2017 18:43:57 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Warm-Springs-BART-PHOTO.jpg
The Warm Springs BART station opened Friday, much to the relief of residents of the city of Fremont who will be able to enjoy a state-of-the-art commuting experience at the regional transit system's newest...
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<![CDATA[Sinking Ships, Exploding Buildings: Dems Cheer on Twitter ]]> Fri, 24 Mar 2017 18:14:13 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/657057390-Paul-Ryan-Health-Care-Vote.jpg
Democrats took to Twitter on Friday to mock the failure of the GOP's health care bill, usings GIFs of sinking ships and exploding buildings to mark the failure of the American Health Care Act, the Republican...

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<![CDATA[Rep. Swalwell Details Trump's Russia Ties, Grills FBI Dir.]]> Thu, 23 Mar 2017 15:56:30 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/trump-ties-swalwell-graphic-cropped.jpg
Bay Area Congressman Eric Swalwell is making the case that President Donald Trump's personal and financial ties to Russia are dangerous to American democracy.

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<![CDATA[SF Tops List of Nation's Median Home Prices at $835K]]> Fri, 24 Mar 2017 14:38:47 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/191*120/GettyImages-52478967.jpg
San Francisco is the most expensive place to live in among all major cities in the United States.

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<![CDATA[DC's Missing Teens: What's True and What's Not]]> Fri, 24 Mar 2017 16:41:27 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/20170324+Missing+DC+Kids.jpg
An Instagram post claiming 14 girls had disappeared in D.C. over a 24-hour period went viral across social media Thursday. But that post is inaccurate. While the disappearance of any child is reason for...

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<![CDATA[Highly-Anticipated Warm Springs BART Station Unveiled]]> Fri, 24 Mar 2017 17:57:14 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/3-24-2017-warm-springs.jpg
It's a day Bay Area commuters have been waiting on for years: the Warm Springs BART station will be unveiled Friday.

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<![CDATA[Anti-Trump Images Projected Onto SF Federal Building]]> Fri, 24 Mar 2017 16:42:02 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/N5A+SF+FEDERAL+BUILDING+MURAL+VO+-+00003017.jpg
A group of art advocates on Thursday shone a bright light on President Donald Trump's plans to cut funding to art programs.

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<![CDATA[2 Trains Sideswipe at NYC Station, No Injuries Reported]]> Fri, 24 Mar 2017 17:19:00 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/214*120/NJT+Train+Damage+2.png
An Amtrak train bound for Washington, D.C., had a minor derailment as it was leaving New York's Penn Station at the height of Friday's morning rush, bumping an NJ Transit train and shattering windows but causing...

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<![CDATA[Fire Guts South San Jose Mobile Home]]> Fri, 24 Mar 2017 08:43:33 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/3-24-2017-sj-trailer-fire.jpg
Firefighters are investigating the cause of a gas-fueled fire that ripped through a south San Jose mobile home late Thursday.

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<![CDATA[Bay Area Security Ramps Up Following Attacks in London]]> Wed, 22 Mar 2017 09:40:01 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/176*120/TLMD--londres-ataque-GettyImages-656468102.jpg
Authorities in the Bay Area on Wednesday boosted security in response to the possible "terrorist incident" in London.

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<![CDATA[Commerce Chief's Shipping Business Raises Conflict Questions]]> Fri, 24 Mar 2017 05:22:48 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-629852548.jpg
When private equity billionaire Wilbur Ross Jr. signed on to be President Donald Trump's commerce secretary, he agreed to divest millions of dollars in assets, NBC News reported.But one asset Ross plans...

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<![CDATA[A Top US General Says Russia May Be Supplying Taliban]]> Fri, 24 Mar 2017 05:14:21 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/afghanistanfeuerherdIII.jpg
Russia may be influencing and supplying the Taliban in Afghanistan, the top U.S. general in Europe told the Senate Armed Services Committee on Thursday, NBC News reported.Russia has largely been absent...

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<![CDATA[Tax Preppers Profit by Blocking Free, Easy Returns: Analysis]]> Fri, 24 Mar 2017 05:32:32 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/turbotaxfeuerherd.jpg
What if you could do your taxes for free, and fast? You could, but TurboTax makers Intuit and H&R Block have spent big bucks lobbying to make sure that never happens, NBC News reports.For years, tax prep...

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<![CDATA[San Jose Homes to Remain Vulnerable to Floods for Years]]> Fri, 24 Mar 2017 14:05:48 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/SJflood-32.jpg
Plans to better protect San Jose neighborhoods from flooding date back nearly 20 years and have cost tax payers millions of dollars, but not a single project has been constructed.

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<![CDATA[Transformer Fire in SF Prompts Brief Shelter in Place]]> Thu, 23 Mar 2017 23:46:47 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/sf+transformer-0323-2017.jpg
A transformer fire in San Francisco's Central Richmond neighborhood caused fire officials to briefly order a shelter in place for residents Thursday evening.

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<![CDATA[Man Struck, Killed by Car Near VTA Light Rail Station in SJ]]> Thu, 23 Mar 2017 23:48:01 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/sj-vta-ax-0323-2017.jpg
A man was struck and killed by a vehicle near a VTA light rail station in San Jose on Thursday night, according to San Jose police.

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<![CDATA[Driver Who Hit Pedestrians at Wal-Mart Parking Lot Arrested]]> Thu, 23 Mar 2017 20:24:08 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/malicoat-0323-2017.jpg
Police have arrested a woman who allegedly intentionally struck several pedestrians at a Union City Wal-Mart parking lot on Sunday.

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<![CDATA[PG&E Vault Fire Knocks Out Power in SJ Neighborhood]]> Thu, 23 Mar 2017 18:55:22 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/sj+vault+fire-0323-2017.jpg
Residents of a San Jose neighborhood woke up to a power outage Thursday morning after a pg&e underground vault caught fire.

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<![CDATA[Immigration Fears May Impact Bay Area Festivals]]> Thu, 23 Mar 2017 19:31:18 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/0323-2017-FestivalGeneric.jpg
Fallout from the nation's immigration battle is spreading throughout the Bay Area.

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<![CDATA[UC Berkeley Professor Accused of Sexual Harassment]]> Thu, 23 Mar 2017 23:37:38 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/0323-2017-JohnSearle.jpg
A University of California, Berkeley professor is accused of sexually harassing his research assistant.

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