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A ground squirrel photographed in a California public park. (David McNew/Getty Images)

Squirrel Sets Off 2 Power Outages That Affect 2,000 Cupertino Customers

Power has been restored to nearly 2,000 customers following two separate power outages in Cupertino Saturday morning caused by a squirrel.

11 hours ago

Deadly Oakland Crash

Car Jumps Curb, Fatally Strikes 2 People In Oakland

Two people were fatally struck by a car near the Interstate 980 freeway in Downtown Oakland Friday night.

21 hours ago

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Amid Obama’s Immigration Order, UC Expands Legal Services For Immigrant Students

The University of California is planning to offer legal services at six campuses to students who are living in the U.S. illegally or have parents who might be eligible for deportation relief under President Barack Obama’s new immigration order, UC President Janet Napolitano announced Friday.

21 hours ago

Grumpy Cat

Internet Superstar Grumpy Cat Makes Live Appearance In San Francisco Macy’s Holiday Window

Fans of Grumpy Cat, the Internet’s most famous feline, lined up outside Macy’s in San Francisco’s Union Square — watching and waiting for hours to see the adorably grumpy face, live and up close.

23 hours ago

Cell phone video which shows gym teacher Denny Peterson of Edison High School in Stockton dragging a teen into a swimming pool in a 2013 incident. (CBS)

Stockton Teacher Accused Of Dragging Student Into Pool In Incident Caught On Video

A gym teacher in Stockton is on paid leave and faces criminal charges after he allegedly tried to force a high school student into the swimming pool during class.

23 hours ago

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Petaluma Man Previously Convicted Of Flying Plane While Intoxicated Now Accused Of DUI

A Petaluma man who was convicted in 2012 of flying a plane while intoxicated was arrested Thursday evening on suspicion of driving under the influence, the California Highway Patrol said.

11/21/2014

Yik Yak

Bay Area Police Worry About Possible Bullying, Threats Via Yik Yak App

A new social media has become a phenomenon among kids and teens, thanks to its ability for users to remain anonymous. But law enforcement and parents worry the anonymity of the Yik Yak app is leading to cyberbullying and threats of violence.

11/21/2014

Artist rendition of the BART Oakland Airport Connector. (BART)

BART To Oakland Airport Service Connector Opens Saturday In Time For Holiday Travel

‘BART to OAK’ — an automated, frequent-running connector between the Coliseum Station and Oakland International Airport, held its grand opening just in time for service to begin the weekend before Thanksgiving.

11/21/2014

Paso Robles (Credit, Randy Yagi)

Narsai David Food News: 2 Reds, 1 White From J. Lohr Vineyards In Paso Robles

Narsai’s wine recommendations include a couple of reds from J. Lohr Estates in Paso Robles and one white that’s a little out of the ordinary. Find out which goes best with turkey for a holiday dinner.

11/21/2014

Sea Lion Rescued

Abandoned Sea Lion Pup Recovering At Marine Mammal Center After Coast Guard Rescue

A baby sea lion is making a recovery in the Bay Area thanks to an unusual Coast Guard rescue.

11/21/2014

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The 1989 Loma Prieta Earthquake

In 1989, the Loma Prieta Earthquake forever changed the face of the Bay Area. The earthquake struck at 5:04p.m. on October 17th. It killed 63 people and injured thousands. Here are a few images of the damage that resulted from the 6.9 magnitude quake.

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