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Monday, Oct 14, 2019 at 03:49 PM PDT

California Regulator Sanctions PG&E Over Power Shutoffs

California Regulator Sanctions PG&E Over Power Shutoffs

California's utility regulator is issuing a series of sanctions against Pacific Gas and Electric for what it calls ``failures in execution'' during the largest planned power shut-off in state history to avoid...

Tuesday, Oct 15, 2019 at 11:21 AM PDT

Napa Man Wins Weigh-Off With 2,175-Pound Pumpkin

Napa Man Wins Weigh-Off With 2,175-Pound Pumpkin

A Northern California pumpkin hobbyist has won first place at the 46th annual Safeway World Championship Pumpkin Weigh Off, setting a record for the largest in California.

Tuesday, Oct 15, 2019 at 12:34 AM PDT

Newsom to Ask PG&E to Pay Back Those Affected by Shutoffs

Newsom to Ask PG&E to Pay Back Those Affected by Shutoffs

Following days of preventive outages by PG&E, California Governor Gavin Newsom announced he will ask the company to provide every affected customer with a sum of money.

Tuesday, Oct 15, 2019 at 01:46 PM PDT

Woman Killed in Her Parked Car in Santa Rosa Identified

Woman Killed in Her Parked Car in Santa Rosa Identified

The Sonoma County Sheriff's Office has identified a woman who was killed when her parked car was struck by an alleged drunk driver early Monday morning in Santa Rosa as Kellie Nora Michelle, 50, of Santa Rosa.

Monday, Oct 14, 2019 at 07:12 PM PDT

Governor Signs Bill to Push Back School Start Times

Governor Signs Bill to Push Back School Start Times

California Gov. Gavin Newsom ended the Legislative session on Sunday by rejecting expansions of full-day kindergarten programs and paid family leave for teachers while signing a new law that bans high schools...

Monday, Oct 14, 2019 at 07:41 AM PDT

Do California Power Shutoffs Work? Hard to Know, Experts Say

Do California Power Shutoffs Work? Hard to Know, Experts Say

Millions of Californians spent part of the week in the dark in an unprecedented effort by the state's large electrical utilities to prevent another devastating wildfire. It was the fifth time Pacific Gas &...

Monday, Oct 14, 2019 at 11:46 AM PDT

Mount Diablo Unified Teachers Willing to Strike

Mount Diablo Unified Teachers Willing to Strike

Teachers in the Mount Diablo Unified School District in Contra Costa County said Monday they're ready to strike as they fight for better pay and better working conditions. Kris Sanchez reports.

Sunday, Oct 13, 2019 at 11:42 PM PDT

5 Injured in Three-Vehicle Crash in San Francisco

5 Injured in Three-Vehicle Crash in San Francisco

Five people were injured - one of them with life-threatening injuries - in a three-vehicle collision at the intersection of Divisadero and Hayes Streets Sunday night, San Francisco police said.

Monday, Oct 14, 2019 at 09:03 AM PDT

Alcatraz Canoe Journey to Commemorate Native Occupation

Alcatraz Canoe Journey to Commemorate Native Occupation

The Native American occupation of Alcatraz Island 50 years ago will be commemorated on Monday at a canoe journey around the famous island.

Sunday, Oct 13, 2019 at 01:58 PM PDT

Contenders Gather for Pumpkin Weigh-Off in Half Moon Bay

Contenders Gather for Pumpkin Weigh-Off in Half Moon Bay

Growers of grand gourds are gathering in Half Moon Bay Monday at the 46th annual Safeway World Championship Pumpkin Weigh-Off.

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