<![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, 24 Oct 2014 12:05:30 -0700 Fri, 24 Oct 2014 12:05:30 -0700 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[McCovey Cove Naming Rights Sold, Company Says]]> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 11:57:44 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/mccovey-cove.jpg
McCovey Cove is now officially called #BoatboundBay, according to the founder and CEO of a company that helps boat owners rent out their vessels.

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<![CDATA[Quarantine Issued After Deadly Citrus Pest Found]]> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 11:28:17 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/asian2.jpg
The California Department of Food and Agriculture detected the first Bay Area case of the Asian citrus psyllid this month, revealing a pest that causes a deadly disease for citrus trees, and leaves its oranges...

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<![CDATA[Relatives Jump Off Roof of Burning Home, Family Dog Dies]]> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 10:42:58 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/milpitas+fire.jpg
Family members jumped off the roof Friday morning after a two-alarm fire ripped through their Milpitas home.

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<![CDATA[Map: Where NYC Ebola Patient Went]]> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 12:04:01 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/ebola+map.jpg
Craig Spencer, a 33-year-old doctor who was treating Ebola patients in West Africa with the group Doctors Without Borders, returned to New York on Oct. 17. Other than feeling sluggish, he had exhibited...
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<![CDATA[7 Injured After Car Crashes Into Dublin Restaurant]]> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 10:11:30 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/1023-2014-CarIntoRest.jpg
Seven people were transported to the hospital late Thursday after a car crashed into a restaurant in Dublin, officials said.

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<![CDATA[Race for Calif. Education's Top Spot]]> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 08:25:39 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/211*120/10-20-2014-torlakson-tuck-education-election.jpg
With the midterm elections less than two weeks away, an unlikely race is heating up — the one for the Calif. Department of Education’s top spot.

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<![CDATA[Despite Strict Protocol, Risks Remain for Ebola Doctors: Group]]> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 10:47:57 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/tlmd_newark_hospital_ebola_st.jpg
The medical and humanitarian organization that employed the New York doctor who tested positive for the Ebola virus said that the risk for staff returning from the front lines in West Africa can't be completely...]]>
<![CDATA[CSUN Orders End to Pledge Activity]]> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 12:05:08 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/college+campus+generic.jpg
All fraternities and sororities at California State University, Northridge have been ordered to stop pledge activity following reports of a possible hazing incident, just seven weeks after a...]]>
<![CDATA[Motorcycle Lane Splitting Is Relatively Safe: Study ]]> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 08:23:17 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/motorcycle_generic.jpg
The controversial act of lane splitting – when a motorcycle rides between cars in traffic – is safer than many think, a new study finds.

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<![CDATA[Dallas Nurse Pham Ebola-Free]]> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 11:47:55 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/AP570888027428.jpg
Dallas nurse Nina Pham, who contracted Ebola while caring for a patient in Texas, was discharged from the hospital Friday, now free of the virus, and met with President Barack Obama at the White House later...

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<![CDATA[Walruses, Tiger, Dolphin Root on San Francisco Giants]]> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 09:47:13 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/174*120/Siku_Uquq_sign3.jpg
The animals at Six Flags are rooting on the Giants as the team heads into Game 3 of the World Series vs. the Kansas City Royals.]]>
<![CDATA[Santa Clara School Board Censures Trustee Stampolis]]> Thu, 23 Oct 2014 23:32:40 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/1001-ChrisStampolis.jpg
The Santa Clara Unified School District Board of Education on Thursday approved a resolution to censure trustee Chris Stampolis after parents and teachers have called for his resignation.

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<![CDATA[Animal in Water Main May Have Contaminated San Jose Water]]> Thu, 23 Oct 2014 17:57:56 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/new-boil-map.jpg
Hundreds of homes in northeast San Jose remain under a boil water notice after water in the area tested positive for E. coli.]]>
<![CDATA[Gala Welcomes World Series to San Francisco]]> Thu, 23 Oct 2014 23:31:02 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/1023-2014-OrangeCarpet.jpg
The Giants hosted a pregame gala Thursday in preparation for World Series games held at AT&T Park this weekend. Jean Elle reports.

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<![CDATA[Girl Found Dead at Shelter: Cops]]> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 04:55:19 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/215*120/Generic+Police+Tape+Generic.JPG
A 4-year-old girl was found dead at a New York City homeless shelter and authorities are classifying her death as "suspicious," police say. Police found the child, identified as Linayjah Meraldo,...

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<![CDATA[Man Fires 28 Times on Neighborhood]]> Thu, 23 Oct 2014 23:42:56 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/225*120/Assault+Rifle+Alton+Street+Shooting.JPG
A Northeast Philadelphia man fired an assault rifle at his neighbor more than two dozen times after an argument spiraled out of control Thursday night. "The shooter fired multiple shots, unloaded his...

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<![CDATA[Who Is Craig Spencer, 1st New York Ebola Patient?]]> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 11:58:56 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/craig-spencer.jpg
New York City doctor Craig Spencer is the fourth person to be diagnosed with Ebola in the United States — and the first diagnosed in New York. He recently came back from treating Ebola patients in West...]]>
<![CDATA[A's, SJ Renew Agreement to Continue Working for Ballpark]]> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 06:51:14 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/169*120/72542977.jpg
San Jose will keep trying to land the Oakland Athletics and build a Major League Baseball park in Silicon Valley -- even if it takes another seven years.

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<![CDATA[No More Tipping at 5 Bay Area Restaurants ]]> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 06:51:45 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/food-restaurant-generic.jpg
Five Bay Area restaurants are saying goodbye to tips and replacing gratuities with a 20 percent service charge added to all bills, according to reports.

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<![CDATA[Petaluma Man Busted With 500 Pairs of Stolen Panties]]> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 11:46:24 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/police_generic21.jpg
Felony charges have been filed against a Petaluma teen for a crime spree that saw him steal 500 pairs of women's underwear.]]>
<![CDATA[ Ex-SJPD Officer Says Mayor Reed Aide Told Him to "Lie"]]> Thu, 23 Oct 2014 17:25:08 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/aaron-ettinger.jpg
More serious fallout from the allegations by a former San Jose police recruit: Now a former San Jose police officer tells NBC Bay Area he received a phone call over the weekend from Victor Ajlouny, a political...

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<![CDATA[Giants Return Home, Ready for World Series Weekend]]> Thu, 23 Oct 2014 18:35:31 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/KNTV_000000008703975_1200x675_347149379841.jpg
The San Francisco Giants returned to the Bay Area on Thursday with a 1-1 split of the first two World Series games in Kansas City. The series continues Friday at AT&T Park. Mark Matthews reports.]]>
<![CDATA[Caught on Cam: SF Tour Guide Goes On Racist Rant]]> Thu, 23 Oct 2014 22:16:04 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/chinatown-tour-guide.jpg
A San Francisco tour guide was caught on video as she went off on a racist rant about Chinatown as the sightseeing bus drove through the neighborhood, prompting an apology from the sightseeing company.

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<![CDATA[Seized Phones Send Hopeful Message]]> Thu, 23 Oct 2014 18:26:55 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/cop-phones.jpg
Cellphones seized from inmates at Chuckawalla Valley State Prison near the Arizona border are now in San Jose, where a battered women's support group, called Next Door Solutions is refurbishing them.

Photo Credit: Santa Clara County District Attorney's Office]]>
<![CDATA[Stunt Riders Pop Wheelies, Taunt CHP Officer ]]> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 06:52:45 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/160*120/000ggdgdcms1.jpg
A video of a pack of what appears to be stunt riders popping wheelies, speeding along the highway and waving off a California Highway Patrol officer is fueling an intensified hunt to find the motorcyclists...

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<![CDATA[Woman Named Isis Faces Backlash Over Name]]> Thu, 23 Oct 2014 12:50:50 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/isis-lawson.jpg
As the Islamic state of Iraq and Syria, otherwise known as ISIS, continues to terrorize the Middle East, a California woman says she is facing backlash of their ruthless actions. That's because her name...

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<![CDATA[Ebola Patient's Fiancée Unable to Find New Home]]> Thu, 23 Oct 2014 11:43:55 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Troh+family+apartment+Dallas.jpg
The fiancée of the first patient diagnosed with Ebola in the United States has been unable to find a new home in Dallas, even though she was released from monitoring on Monday.

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<![CDATA[Special Report: Investing with the Stars]]> Thu, 23 Oct 2014 10:48:12 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/2014-10-01-jared-leto.jpg
Famous people are the new tech investors.]]>
<![CDATA[Fremont Tech Company Paid Workers $1.21 An Hour]]> Thu, 23 Oct 2014 11:47:49 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/1022-2014-EFI.jpg
Fremont-based Electronics For Imaging has been slapped with a fine and ordered to pay thousands of dollars in back wages after a United States Department of Labor investigation revealed the company paid workers...

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<![CDATA[Medical Records Stolen: Police]]> Thu, 23 Oct 2014 17:09:20 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/doctor-health-generic-1200-021.jpg
Medical records pertaining to about 40,000 patients over nearly two decades were stolen from a doctor's office in New Jersey earlier this week, authorities say. Police say Nisar Quraishi, a general practitioner...]]>
<![CDATA[What's To Like About KC: Water Fountains and BBQ]]> Thu, 23 Oct 2014 09:36:57 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/bobbbq.jpg
As Bob Redell wakes up early and stays up late to provide the latest news on the World Series Kansas City, the intrepid NBC Bay Area reporter needs to nourish himself, both culturally and physically, in between...

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<![CDATA[Superhero Costume Scuffle]]> Thu, 23 Oct 2014 09:12:34 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/10-23-14_hollywood+blvd+costume+superhero+fight.jpg
A violent encounter between costumed superhero characters ended with Mr. Incredible slamming Batgirl on the sidewalk of Hollywood Boulevard in a fight caught on camera Tuesday.

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<![CDATA[Trooper Killer Suspect Mistaken ID]]> Thu, 23 Oct 2014 11:53:12 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/206*120/james+tully+eric+frein+lookalike.JPG
Law enforcement officers have stopped and questioned a Pennsylvania man more than a dozen times, mistaking the Monroe County father for Eric Frein, who remains at large on charges he fatally shot a state trooper...]]>
<![CDATA[Texas Hearing on Ebola Preparedness]]> Thu, 23 Oct 2014 11:13:58 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/ebola-task-force-hearing.jpg
The newly-formed Texas Task Force on Infectious Disease Preparedness and Response held its first public hearing in the State Capitol. At the 9 a.m. hearing, task force members focused on medical and...

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<![CDATA[Armed Couple Robs Jeweler, Steals 25 Luxury Watches]]> Fri, 24 Oct 2014 05:56:14 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/couple12.jpg
Palo Alto police are looking for a man and woman who robbed a jewelry store at Stanford Shopping Center at gunpoint Wednesday afternoon, escaping with 25 high-end wristwatches.

Photo Credit: Palo Alto police]]>