<![CDATA[NBC Bay Area - Bay Area Local News]]>Copyright 2018 https://www.nbcbayarea.com/news/local http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/nbc_bayarea_blue.png NBC Bay Area https://www.nbcbayarea.com en-usWed, 26 Sep 2018 05:02:49 -0700Wed, 26 Sep 2018 05:02:49 -0700NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Car Slams Into Fremont Home's Garage]]> Wed, 26 Sep 2018 03:24:06 -0700 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/WEBCarIntoHouse_4359515.JPEG
No one was injured after a car slammed into the garage of a home in the 3100 block of Eggers Drive in Fremont early Wednesday morning.

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<![CDATA[East Bay Divided Over Plans to Open an IKEA Store in Dublin]]> Tue, 25 Sep 2018 23:41:38 -0700 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Easy_Bay_Divided_Over_Plans_to_Open_an_IKEA_in_Dublin.jpg
The East Bay is divided over plans to build a new IKEA store along 580 at Hacienda Drive in Dublin. While some people want it, others think big business will bring in bigger problems.]]>
<![CDATA[A's Jump Out to Early Lead, Unable to Close Out Mariners]]> Tue, 25 Sep 2018 23:35:12 -0700 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/as-mariners-0925.jpg
The playoff-bound Oakland A's scored six runs in the first two innings Tuesday night but weren't able to finish the Seattle Mariners in a 10-8 loss in 11 innings at Safeco Field.

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<![CDATA[Bumgarner's Pinch-Hit Walkoff Single Wins It For Giants]]> Tue, 25 Sep 2018 23:52:11 -0700 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/178*120/giants-padres-0925.jpg
Madison Bumgarner delivered a pinch-hit, walkoff single in the bottom of the 12th inning to lift the San Francisco Giants over the San Diego Padres 5-4.

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<![CDATA[UC Berkeley Unveils New Universal Locker Room]]> Tue, 25 Sep 2018 22:00:04 -0700 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/uc_universal_0925_4352741.JPG
Students at UC Berkeley who don’t identify as either male or female have a new option when it comes to using an on-campus locker room.

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<![CDATA[School Groundskeeper Arrested in Child Molestation]]> Tue, 25 Sep 2018 20:11:16 -0700 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/enrique-pina-0925.jpg
A Walnut Creek man who worked as a school groundskeeper is being held on $12 million bail after being arrested on suspicion of seven counts of felony child molestation, according to the Contra Costa County...

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<![CDATA[49ers Work Out Seven Quarterbacks to Add Depth: Source]]> Tue, 25 Sep 2018 19:14:23 -0700 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/manuel-jones-0925.jpg
The 49ers held tryouts Tuesday at the team’s practice facility in Santa Clara with seven quarterbacks, including E.J. Manuel and Landry Jones, a league source confirmed to NBC Sports Bay Area.

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<![CDATA[‘I Was Dying’: Detective Breaks Silence on Drug Poisoning]]> Tue, 25 Sep 2018 23:45:33 -0700 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/GettyImages-6099427821.jpg
An Alameda County narcotics detective is speaking out for the first time after he nearly died from an accidental exposure to Fentanyl, a synthetic opioid 50 times more powerful than heroin. Federal officials are

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<![CDATA[Fighting the Opioid Crisis? There's an App for That]]> Tue, 25 Sep 2018 18:03:43 -0700 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/DIT+NAT+SF+OPIOID+STORY.00_00_02_18.Still010THUMB.jpg
Federal officials have developed a new tool to fight the opioid epidemic: Data.
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<![CDATA[Transbay Transit Center Closure Sparks Traffic Nightmare]]> Tue, 25 Sep 2018 19:56:28 -0700 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/0925-Transbay7.JPG
San Francisco's brand new $2.2 billion Transbay Transit Center was shut down Tuesday after crews discovered a crack in one of its support beams. The incident prompted street closures and swelled up an already...

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<![CDATA[Organized Crime Investigator Targeted in FBI Probe]]> Tue, 25 Sep 2018 17:58:47 -0700 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/09252018AlamedaCountyCourtHouse_4352046.JPG
A long-time organized crime investigator in Oakland is the target of a federal investigation of racketeering and extortion, NBC Bay Area has learned.

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<![CDATA[Hot Air Balloon Makes Surprise Landing at Bay Area School]]> Tue, 25 Sep 2018 19:24:52 -0700 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/HOT_AIR_BALLOON.jpg
A hot air balloon on Tuesday made a surprise landing at Sequoia Elementary School in Santa Rosa.

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<![CDATA[Community Rallies to Clean, Preserve San Jose Memorial]]> Tue, 25 Sep 2018 18:43:31 -0700 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/sj_memorial_0925_4351837.JPG
A month ago, vandals defaced a San Jose memorial honoring fallen soldiers of the Vietnam War, and community members say the fight to preserve the memorial is not over.

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<![CDATA[BART to Consider Ambassador Program to Boost Safety]]> Tue, 25 Sep 2018 18:03:28 -0700 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/bart_ambassador_0925_4351479.JPG
BART directors are set to hear a proposal to create a community ambassador program that would help beef up security at the transit system's stations.

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<![CDATA[Crack in Beam Shuts Down Transbay Transit Center in SF]]> Tue, 25 Sep 2018 23:37:20 -0700 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/IMG_13701.JPG
San Francisco's brand new Transbay Transit Center will be shut down until noon Wednesday after crews on Tuesday discovered a crack in one of the steel beams, officials said.

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<![CDATA[Steph Curry Says Summer Was the Best of His Career]]> Tue, 25 Sep 2018 11:42:33 -0700 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/StephCurry3.JPG
Is Steph Curry back to 100 percent?"Oh for sure," Curry told Greg Papa and Bonta Hill on 95.7 The Game.

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<![CDATA[71-Year-Old Man Falls Into Livermore Canal: Sheriff's Office]]> Tue, 25 Sep 2018 10:38:21 -0700 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Dn9JwjBU8AACUy5.jpg
Officials are searching for a 71-year-old fisherman who they say have fallen into the Delta Mendota Canal in Livermore, according to the Alameda County Sheriff's Office.Authorities are using unmanned...

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<![CDATA[Warriors Show Off All-Star Loaded Roster at 2018 Media Day]]> Tue, 25 Sep 2018 12:25:33 -0700 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/2018Warriors.JPG

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<![CDATA[So Far, Raiders' Passing Game Has Come Up Short]]> Tue, 25 Sep 2018 08:54:20 -0700 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/160*122/kahrandgruo.jpg
Most of Carr's completions are coming within five yards of the line of scrimmage

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<![CDATA[Volaris Plane Leaks Fuel Onto Tarmac at SFO]]> Tue, 25 Sep 2018 05:32:53 -0700 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/VolarisSFO.JPG
A Volaris flight scheduled to depart from San Francisco International Airport early Tuesday was canceled after the plane leaked fuel onto the tarmac, according to an airport official.

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<![CDATA[Dreamforce Conference Takes Over San Francisco]]> Tue, 25 Sep 2018 06:07:09 -0700 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Dreamforce2018.JPG
One of the largest technology conferences in the world is once again taking over the streets of San Francisco this week.

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<![CDATA[Proposed Rule Could Ban H-1B Visa Spouses From Working]]> Tue, 25 Sep 2018 07:15:30 -0700 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Proposed_Rule_to_Ban_H-1B_Visa_Spouses_From_Working.jpg
A possible immigration policy change could squeeze Silicon Valley companies that hire H-1B workers because the change could prevent their spouses from working. Kris Sanchez reports.]]>
<![CDATA[Sherman's Injury Leaves 49ers Secondary Vulnerable]]> Tue, 25 Sep 2018 08:02:41 -0700 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/175*120/AhrShhrm.jpg
Veteran cornerback expected to miss multiple weeks with calf strain

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<![CDATA[Educators Urge Conversations in Wake of Kavanaugh Scandal]]> Tue, 25 Sep 2018 05:06:20 -0700 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/scc_letter_0924_4338427.JPG
The allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh are sparking all sorts of conversations, especially with parents of high schoolers. Recognizing the issue, Santa Clara County education leaders sent...

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<![CDATA[A's Beat Mariners Then Celebrate Playoff Berth]]> Tue, 25 Sep 2018 00:07:06 -0700 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/as-mariners-0924.jpg
The Oakland A's took care of business on the field before they could celebrate their first trip to the postseason in four years, beating the Seattle Mariners on Monday night.

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<![CDATA[Giants Start Final Homestand With Loss to Padres]]> Mon, 24 Sep 2018 22:29:47 -0700 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/180*120/giants-padres-0924.jpg
The San Francisco Giants on Monday night began the final homestand of a what has been a subpar season with a loss to the lowly San Diego Padres at AT&T Park.

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<![CDATA[SF Paid Firm $400K for Data Claiming City is Near Spotless]]> Tue, 25 Sep 2018 07:00:57 -0700 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Garbage+Tenderloin.jpg
San Francisco paid a public relations firm hundreds of thousands of dollars for research that claims the city is near spotless, according to government documents obtained by the NBC Bay Area Investigative Unit.

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<![CDATA[Transbay Agency Responds to Judge's Millennium Tower Ruling]]> Mon, 24 Sep 2018 19:45:40 -0700 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Inspectors_Return_to_Millennium_Tower_After_Window_Crack.jpg
The agency that built the $2.2 billion Transbay terminal, next to the tilting Millennium Tower, insisted Monday that even though a judge ordered that it pay “a fraction” of Tower’s legal bills, it doesn’t...]]>
<![CDATA[Groups in Berkeley Rally in Support of Kavanaugh Accusers]]> Tue, 25 Sep 2018 05:16:05 -0700 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Groups_in_Berkeley_Rally_in_Support_of_Kavanaugh_Accusers.jpg
A group of protesters at UC Berkeley calls for an end to abuse of power and show support for two women who have accused Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct. Sam Brock reports.]]>
<![CDATA[Credit Freeze Enables Consumers to Lock Out ID Thieves]]> Mon, 24 Sep 2018 23:54:49 -0700 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Credit_Freeze_Enables_Consumers_to_Lock_Out_ID_Thieves.jpg
NBC Bay Area responds to lots of viewers who have problems with identity theft. For the first time, you now have the ability to freeze your credit, basically locking out thieves, and it's free of charge.]]>
<![CDATA[A's Clinch Playoff Spot With Rays' Loss to Yankees]]> Mon, 24 Sep 2018 23:35:37 -0700 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/178*120/as-playoffs-0924.jpg
The Oakland A's clinched a spot in the postseason Monday night after the New York Yankees defeated the Tampa Bay Rays.

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<![CDATA[Residents of SJ Neighborhood Frustrated With Illegal Dumping]]> Mon, 24 Sep 2018 18:48:12 -0700 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/sj_dumping_0924_4337360.JPG
Frustration is mounting for residents of a San Jose neighborhood, where trash and used furniture has been illegally dumped on sidewalks and, in some cases, has been sitting there for a month.

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<![CDATA[Alleged NorCal Rapist, Two Victims Appear in Court]]> Mon, 24 Sep 2018 17:49:58 -0700 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/roy+waller-0924.jpg
The Benicia man accused of victimizing at least 10 women in six Northern California counties was in court Monday, as were two of his alleged victims.

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<![CDATA[Hillary Clinton Makes Fundraising Stops in Bay Area]]> Tue, 25 Sep 2018 05:16:54 -0700 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/AP_18145643495840.jpg
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Monday made a pair of fundraising stops in San Francisco.

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<![CDATA[San Francisco Giants Fire General Manager Bobby Evans]]> Mon, 24 Sep 2018 16:41:06 -0700 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/214*120/bobbyevansap.jpg
The planned offseason shakeup at AT&T Park began in a big way Monday. General manager Bobby Evans was let go, kickstarting what is expected to be a significant shift in the organization's baseball operations...

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<![CDATA[Brush Fire in San Ramon Contained: Firefighters]]> Mon, 24 Sep 2018 14:42:17 -0700 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/0924-SanRamon.jpg
A brush fire Monday afternoon prompted evacuation orders at a San Ramon neighborhood, officials say.

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<![CDATA[Unhealthy Smog Prompts Spare the Air Alert in Bay Area]]> Mon, 24 Sep 2018 14:31:25 -0700 https://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Spare_the_Air_Alert_Issued_in_Bay_Area_for_Wednesday.jpg
A Spare the Air alert has been issued for Tuesday in the Bay Area because of an unhealthy level of smog expected in the region, air quality officials said.]]>