Despite the traffic warnings and predictions earlier this week of possible cool weather, the throngs of joy-seekers flooding into San Francisco on Saturday seemed to enjoy the rainbow of activities offered citywide from airplanes to jazz, from baseball to yachting. Monte Francis and Stephanie Chuang report.
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The cleanup effort in San Jose continued Sunday as residents sorted through saturated belongings and scraped away mud just five days after high-rising waters swallowed cars and flooded homes.
High turnover rates and a severe social worker shortage are at the center of a new investigation by the Santa Clara County Child Abuse Council looking into the Department of Family and Children’s Services which provides support to more than 1,300 children in the foster system. The investigation comes in response to a series of NBC Bay Area reports exposing serious concerns about severe abuse and even a child’s death following questionable actions at DFCS.
One man was fatally stabbed near a downtown San Jose nightclub early Sunday morning, marking the sixth homicide of the year in the South Bay city, police said.
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Actor Bill Paxton died Saturday due to complications from surgery, a representative of his family told NBC News in a statement. He was 61. Paxton was known for his roles in Hollywood blockbusters like "Twister" and "Apollo 13." "It is with heavy hearts we share the news that Bill Paxton has passed away due to complications from surgery," a family representative told NBC News in a statement. "A loving husband and father, Bill began his career in Hollywood working on films in the art department and went on to have an illustrious career spanning four decades as a beloved and prolific actor and filmmaker."
A police escort on Sunday transported the remains of veteran Alameda County sheriff's deputy Michael Foley, who was struck on Thursday by a jail transport bus and later died, from a hospital to the Alameda County Coroner's Office.