<![CDATA[NBC Bay Area - Bay Area Local News]]>Copyright 2018https://www.nbcbayarea.com/news/local http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/nbc_bayarea_blue.png NBC Bay Area https://www.nbcbayarea.comen-usFri, 23 Feb 2018 16:43:00 -0800Fri, 23 Feb 2018 16:43:00 -0800NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Abandoned Oakland Library a 'Total Loss' Following Fire]]> Fri, 23 Feb 2018 14:00:52 -0800 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/02232018OaklandFire_1832789.JPG
An abandoned Oakland library is a total loss following a one-alarm fire Friday afternoon, officials say.

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<![CDATA[Amal Clooney to Headline Watermark Conference in San Jose]]> Fri, 23 Feb 2018 07:29:06 -0800 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/179*120/GettyImages-457197492.jpg
Reese Witherspoon will take part in the Watermark Conference for Women Silicon Valley as a keynote speaker, joining Amal Clooney and other powerful women.

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<![CDATA[Bay Area Debates Gun Control]]> Fri, 23 Feb 2018 08:03:43 -0800 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/177*120/gun+control+debate.jpg
In the wake of the deadly Florida school shooting, a Bay Area congressman is holding a town hall this weekend on the topic of gun violence. Pete Suratos is live from Lafayette where the town hall will be...

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<![CDATA[Get to Know Your NorCal Athletes Competing in Pyeongchang]]> Mon, 12 Feb 2018 17:30:00 -0800 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/norcal-collage-small.jpg
From figure skating to snowboarding, Northern California is well-represented at the 2018 Winter Olympic Games. Get to know the athletes making the Bay Area and Northern California proud!]]>
<![CDATA[Stanford Students Plan Vigil to Show Support for Sexual Assault Victim]]> Fri, 23 Feb 2018 07:41:44 -0800 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/174*120/GettyImages-4931936471.jpg
Stanford students plan vigil to show support for the young woman sexually assaulted by former Stanford athlete Brock Turner. Bob Redell reports.

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<![CDATA[At Least 16 Quakes Rattle Danville Area]]> Fri, 23 Feb 2018 16:32:16 -0800 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/193*120/danville4.JPG
A magnitude 3.6 earthquake rattled the Danville area close to noon Friday, following a small quake swarm overnight, per the USGS.
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<![CDATA[Thick Smoke Visible From Grass Fire in San Jose]]> Fri, 23 Feb 2018 13:32:02 -0800 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/sanjosehousefire_1832253.JPEG
Thick smoke from a grass fire in San Jose was visible from a distance Friday afternoon.The fire was reported at Tuers Road and Thorndale Court around 1:01 p.m.

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<![CDATA[San Francisco Spends $30 Million Cleaning Feces, Needles]]> Mon, 19 Feb 2018 13:49:14 -0800 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Diseased+Streets.jpg
The NBC Bay Area Investigative Unit surveyed a section of downtown San Francisco to determine the amount of feces, hypodermic needles, and garbage littering the heart of the city.
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<![CDATA[Just Six Local Law Enforcement Agencies on Terror Task Force]]> Thu, 22 Feb 2018 23:53:56 -0800 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/226*120/fbi-graphic-unit.png
The Joint Terrorism Task Force operating out of the FBI San Francisco field office is responsible for covering 15 Northern California counties. But NBC Bay Area found just six local agencies overall...
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<![CDATA[Vintage Curry Takes Over, Leads Warriors Past Clippers]]> Thu, 22 Feb 2018 23:28:52 -0800 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/warriorswin4.jpg
Stephen Curry opened the unofficial second half of the season with a classic performance in a 134-127 win over the Los Angeles Clippers.

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<![CDATA[Bay Area Lasers About to Get Faster and Stronger]]> Fri, 23 Feb 2018 16:09:57 -0800 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/scott9.JPG
If you like lasers, this is prime time. The Stanford National Accelerator Laboratory, commonly called SLAC, is getting a remodel, and a recharge at the same time.

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<![CDATA[Bay Area Snow! Mt. Hamilton, Near San Jose, Gets Dusting]]> Thu, 22 Feb 2018 23:44:31 -0800 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/hamilton_snow_0222_1825525.JPG
There's snow in San Jose. Well, technically just outside of San Jose. Mount Hamilton, the tallest peak in the Bay Area, got a good dusting of the wintry white stuff Thursday evening.

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<![CDATA[San Jose Coach Arrested on Child Porn Charges: Police]]> Thu, 22 Feb 2018 23:59:11 -0800 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/clinton+pappadakis-0222.jpg
A former San Jose high school coach whose twin brother was arrested last week on child porn charges is facing similar charges after his arrest Tuesday, according to the San Jose Police Department.

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<![CDATA[Olympian Coughlin Returns to Alma Mater For Pool Dedication]]> Thu, 22 Feb 2018 23:56:36 -0800 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/coughlin_swim_center_0222_1825668.JPG
U.S. Olympic swimming legend Natalie Coughlin Hall returned to her Bay Area alma mater Thursday for a pool dedication at a new school aquatics center named for her.

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<![CDATA[San Mateo Harbor District Sexual Harassment Investigation]]> Thu, 22 Feb 2018 19:27:15 -0800 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/02222018SanMateoHarbor_1825330.JPG
A complaint over sexual harassment has exploded into a public controversy for the San Mateo County Harbor District.

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<![CDATA[BART Meeting Shut Down by Protest of Fatal Police Shooting]]> Thu, 22 Feb 2018 17:01:43 -0800 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/bart_ois_bodycam_0220.jpg
The BART Police Department on Wednesday released the full bodycam video from a fatal officer-involved shooting in January that an East Bay family is calling murder and has prompted legal action.

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<![CDATA[Amateur Astronomer Captures First Photo of Exploding Star]]> Fri, 23 Feb 2018 12:31:08 -0800 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/160*139/potw1010a_0.jpg
An astronomer from Argentina became the first person to ever photograph a star as it began to explode, winning "the cosmic lottery."

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<![CDATA[Oasis Beer Garden of Menlo Park to Shut Down After 60 Years]]> Thu, 22 Feb 2018 16:10:31 -0800 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/02212018Oasis_1824139.JPG
The popular Oasis Beer Garden of Menlo Park is closing down after serving the Peninsular area for 60 years, owners announced.

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<![CDATA[Coast Guard Chopper Makes 'Precautionary Landing' in SF]]> Thu, 22 Feb 2018 09:35:23 -0800 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/COASTGUARDHELICOPTERLANDING.JPEG
A United States Coast Guard helicopter on Thursday made a "precautionary landing" in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park after a warning light alerted the pilot to a mechanical issue.

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<![CDATA[Michelle Obama to Speak at Oracle Arena in Oakland]]> Thu, 22 Feb 2018 16:29:05 -0800 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/200*120/GettyImages-674066356.jpg
Described by many as a transformative first lady, Michelle Obama will host ‘A Moderated Conversation with Former First Lady Michelle Obama’ at the Oracle Arena in Oakland on Wednesday, March 28 at 8:00 p.m.

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<![CDATA[Optimistic Homeowner Tries to Sell Sinking Tower Condo in SF]]> Fri, 23 Feb 2018 12:55:50 -0800 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/millennium-se-hunde-1.jpg
The sinking and tilting of the 58-story Millennium Tower in San Francisco has caused great losses for most of its residents who see themselves forced to sell their multi-million dollar condos at a loss.

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<![CDATA[3 Men Pronounced Dead After Being Found in San Francisco: PD]]> Thu, 22 Feb 2018 23:47:42 -0800 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/175*120/GettyImages-4753716832.jpg
Three men were pronounced dead Thursday after being found unresponsive on a street in San Francisco's Haight-Ashbury neighborhood, according to police.

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<![CDATA[NorCal Olympians Add to Team USA's Medal Haul]]> Thu, 22 Feb 2018 07:37:47 -0800 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/celebrate4.jpg
Thursday in South Korea was a day to remember for athletes with ties to the Bay Area and Northern California.

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<![CDATA[Replay: Watch and Relive the Warriors Parade]]> Thu, 15 Jun 2017 10:48:20 -0800 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/178*120/GettyImages-696389546_594_screen.jpg
If you missed out on the Warriors Championship Parade or want to relive the celebration, we got you covered. Watch highlights of players celebrating with Dub Nation and the team's rally in Oakland.

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<![CDATA[Top 10 Photos From Men's Freeski Halfpipe Final]]> Thu, 22 Feb 2018 12:05:18 -0800 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/160*120/robbie+beasom+top+10-1.jpg


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<![CDATA[Officials Investigate Deadly Crash in Palo Alto]]> Thu, 22 Feb 2018 08:02:15 -0800 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/paloaltofatalcarax.JPEG
A fatal crash is blocking access to Highway 101 in Palo Alto Thursday morning, according to police.

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<![CDATA['The Beasom 10': Top 10 Photos From Women's Downhill ]]> Thu, 22 Feb 2018 12:06:19 -0800 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/THUMBNAILROBBIEBEASON10.jpg


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<![CDATA[Hypodermic Needle Found on BART Train Seats]]> Thu, 22 Feb 2018 16:14:39 -0800 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/212*120/needle5.JPG
A hypodermic needle was found between two seats of a BART train Monday night.

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<![CDATA['Dream Come True': Palo Alto Olympian Relishes Gold Medal]]> Thu, 22 Feb 2018 05:59:42 -0800 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-922829106.jpg
Team USA women's hockey on Thursday (Wednesday in the United States) snapped a 20-year gold medal drought after topping Canada in heart-stopping fashion during the gold medal contest of the 2018 Olympic...

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<![CDATA[Allegedly Impaired Driver in Custody After South Bay Chase]]> Thu, 22 Feb 2018 05:43:14 -0800 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/CHPSOUTHBAYDUICHASE_1821035.JPEG
An allegedly impaired female driver was taken into custody after leading officers on a lengthy chase across the South Bay late Wednesday, according to the California Highway Patrol.

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<![CDATA[Was Cook a Plus or a Minus for Raiders?]]> Fri, 23 Feb 2018 09:24:17 -0800 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/jahykooke.jpg
Cook caught 54 passes in his first season with the Raiders

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<![CDATA[Niners Go Into 2018 With Solid Specialists]]> Fri, 23 Feb 2018 09:19:00 -0800 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/gouullddkiyck.jpg
Veteran Gould was among the NFL's most clutch and accurate kickers in his first season with the team

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<![CDATA[Firefighters Battle Pallet Blaze in Dublin]]> Thu, 22 Feb 2018 06:50:00 -0800 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/burnedpalletsfromfireindublin_1821723.JPEG
Firefighters on Thursday doused pallets that caught fire in Dublin. Bob Redell reports.

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<![CDATA[Self-Driving Vehicles May Hit CA Roads in April: Report]]> Thu, 22 Feb 2018 11:23:13 -0800 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/171*120/self+driving.jpg
Whether you think self-driven vehicles are a good idea or not, get ready. They may be making their way to roads near you sooner than you think.

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<![CDATA[Fairfield Woman's Good Deed Takes a Turn For the Worse]]> Thu, 22 Feb 2018 07:23:30 -0800 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/larson_fairfield_0221_1817449.JPG
A Fairfield woman thought she was helping a person who was down on her luck and instead ended up with her car stolen.

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<![CDATA[SJ Police Investigating Abuse Reporting at Presentation High]]> Thu, 22 Feb 2018 08:57:42 -0800 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/PRESY+SIGN.png
San Jose police say they’re investigating whether officials at Presentation High School violated mandatory child abuse reporting laws in connection with recent allegations of sexual misconduct at the prestigious...

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<![CDATA[NBC Bay Area Makes Donation To Forgive $1.5M in Medical Debt]]> Thu, 22 Feb 2018 00:10:02 -0800 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/medical_debt_cc_0221_1816797.JPG
NBC Bay Area is making a donation to a charity that says it will use the money to forgive $1.5M medical debt owed by Bay Area residents.

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<![CDATA[Oakland Man Missing in Frigid Wilderness of Yosemite]]> Thu, 22 Feb 2018 07:31:45 -0800 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/missing_hiker_0221.jpg
An Oakland man has gone missing in the frigid mountains of Yosemite while his friends and family are holding out hope that he’ll be found alive.]]>
<![CDATA[Bay Area Cold Snap to Continue Through This Week]]> Thu, 22 Feb 2018 00:10:51 -0800 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-626650402.jpg
The cold snap that began last week is expected to continue through this week, with gusty winds late Wednesday night through Thursday night, according to the National Weather Service.

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<![CDATA[One Year Later, San Jose Flood Victims Seek Progress]]> Wed, 21 Feb 2018 18:05:17 -0800 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/SJflood-32.jpg
Wednesday marks one year since the devastating floods in San Jose that prompted 14,000 people to be evacuated and caused more than $100 million in damages.

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<![CDATA[SF is Nation's 9th Dirtiest City, NYC Takes the Cake; Report]]> Thu, 22 Feb 2018 07:29:53 -0800 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-915891686.jpg
San Francisco’s dirty, really dirty, but not as dirty as New York and Los Angeles combined, according to a new report.

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