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Crews Knock Out Brush Fire Caused By Overturned Truck In Lafayette

Fire and rescue crews extinguished a brush fire caused by an overturned truck on a Lafayette hillside Tuesday morning, according to police.

13 hours ago

A VTA light rail train passes by the still under construction Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara (VTA)

Head Of Santa Clara VTA Determined To Speed Up Service

With almost one year on the job, the head of Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority wants to speed up light-rail service.

13 hours ago

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Man Missing After Swimming Across Drakes Estero In Marin County

Authorities resumed the search this morning for a swimmer who disappeared while crossing the mouth of Drakes Estero in the Point Reyes National Seashore on Monday afternoon.

14 hours ago

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7-Year-Old Bay Area Boy Injured While Target Shooting In El Dorado County

A 7-year-old Bay Area boy was accidentally shot in the chest Saturday while shooting target practice at his family’s property in El Dorado County.

15 hours ago

A screenshot of video allegedly showing Centerplate CEO Desmond Hague kicking a dog. (Source: UT San Diego)

Centerplate CEO Caught Kicking Puppy In Elevator Will Resign

The CEO of a food and beverage concession company who was caught kicking and choking a small dog on a surveillance camera will announce his resignation on Tuesday, according to a news release.

15 hours ago

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Police In Monterey Used Taser To Subdue 14-Year-Old Girl Allegedly Trying To Bite Office

Police said they used a Taser on a 14-year-old girl after she attacked an officer Saturday night at the Monterey County Fair.

17 hours ago

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2 Men Arrested In Santa Cruz Craigslist Stolen Property Stings

Santa Cruz County sheriff’s deputies assisted last week in two cases where stolen property was recovered after suspects tried to sell it on Craigslist.

17 hours ago

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Fire Crews Put Out 1-Alarm Blaze In San Francisco’s Tenderloin: One Firefighter Injured

San Francisco fire crews contained a one-alarm fire at a restaurant in the Tenderloin neighborhood on Tuesday morning, an emergency dispatcher said.

18 hours ago

A sign is posted near a row of Kale at the City Hall Victory Garden August 11, 2008 at Civic Center Plaza in San Francisco, California.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Francisco First California City To Test Urban Farming Tax Break Law For Property Owners

San Francisco will soon become the first city to enact a California law giving owners who turn empty lots into gardens the chance to get a tax break.

18 hours ago

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Amtrak Train Slams Into SUV, Killing Driver In Oakland

An investigation is underway in Oakland after a man was killed in a collision between an Amtrak train and a vehicle in Oakland on Monday night.

18 hours ago

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Scenes we saw along Market Street at the 44th Gay Pride Parade in San Francisco

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