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Wednesday, Dec 13, 2017 at 07:47 PM PST

Official Believes Source of Ghost Ship Fire Was Electrical

Official Believes Source of Ghost Ship Fire Was Electrical

A top Oakland Fire Department official said Wednesday that investigators never determined the cause of the fire at the Ghost Ship warehouse last year that killed 36 people but she thinks it was caused by some...

Wednesday, Dec 13, 2017 at 06:59 PM PST

Geminid Meteor Shower Graces Skies in Bay Area

Geminid Meteor Shower Graces Skies in Bay Area

It's expected to be clear and bright in the Bay Area skies tonight, just in time for the Geminid meteor shower, starting about 9:30 p.m. and peaking around midnight. Try to find an area without too many...

Wednesday, Dec 13, 2017 at 06:58 PM PST

Volunteers in SJ Add Boost to Candidate's Alabama Win

Volunteers in SJ Add Boost to Candidate's Alabama Win

Volunteers in San Jose hunkered down at a phone bank, working mostly weekends for the past month, making thousands of calls at the request of Alabama Democratic Senate candidate Doug Jones, and they were...

Wednesday, Dec 13, 2017 at 06:57 PM PST

London Breed Declines to State Intentions in SF Mayoral Race

London Breed Declines to State Intentions in SF Mayoral Race

Acting Mayor London Breed today declined to say whether she plans to run for mayor in a special election scheduled for June following the unexpected death of Mayor Ed Lee.

Thursday, Dec 14, 2017 at 05:51 AM PST

Wanted Felon Taken Into Custody After Lengthy SJ Standoff

Wanted Felon Taken Into Custody After Lengthy SJ Standoff

A roughly 15-hour-long standoff in San Jose came to a dramatic end early Thursday with armed officers taking a wanted felon into custody.

Thursday, Dec 14, 2017 at 12:20 AM PST

Oakland School Board Passes $9M Budget Cut Despite Protests

Oakland School Board Passes $9M Budget Cut Despite Protests

The Oakland Unified School District's Board of Education passed a multimillion-dollar midyear budget cut despite a vehement protests from teachers, students and school advocates during Wednesday night's...

Wednesday, Dec 13, 2017 at 05:16 PM PST
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Five Things to Know About Acting SF Mayor London Breed

Five things to know about San Francisco Acting Mayor London Breed.View gallery

  • <strong> Her Role as Acting Mayor is Temporary </strong>
  • <strong> London Breed is the Second Woman and Third Person of Color to Be Mayor of San Francisco </strong>
  • <strong> She Understands What It's Like to Live in Public Housing </strong>
Wednesday, Dec 13, 2017 at 08:23 PM PST

Transient Arrested in Petaluma For Attacking 7-Eleven Clerk

Transient Arrested in Petaluma For Attacking 7-Eleven Clerk

A transient man was arrested in Petaluma on Tuesday morning after assaulting a 7-Eleven clerk and robbing the store, according to Petaluma police.

Wednesday, Dec 13, 2017 at 04:46 PM PST

Two People Found Shot Dead in East Palo Alto Home: Police

Two People Found Shot Dead in East Palo Alto Home: Police

Police are investigating a double fatal shooting in East Palo Alto on Wednesday.

Wednesday, Dec 13, 2017 at 07:08 PM PST

Marin County's Mission San Rafael Turns 200

Marin County's Mission San Rafael Turns 200

Marin County’s Mission San Rafael Arcangel on Thursday will mark the 200th year since its founding — by recalling a long mixed legacy that includes the mistreatment of Native Americans, wild west-type shootouts...

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