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Liam Fitzsimons of Santa Rosa shows off damage after a truck slammed into his room on March 31, 2015. (CBS)

Santa Rosa Boy Survives After Truck Slams Into His Bedroom

An 11-year-old Santa Rosa boy is fortunate to be alive, after an out-of-control truck plowed into his bedroom early Monday morning.

20 hours ago

Denise Huskins was reportedly kidnapped from the 500 block of Kirkland Avenue in Vallejo on March 23, 2015. (Vallejo Police Department)

Bizarre Emails From Purported Kidnappers Of Vallejo Woman Demand Police Apologize, Case Handed Off To FBI

A group purporting to be the kidnappers of a Vallejo woman have made an unusual demand of the Vallejo Police Department and are asking for them to apologize. If they don’t get it, they’ve threatened unspecified harm.

21 hours ago

Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf (Libby Schaff/A Better Oakland)

Oakland Joins San Francisco In Boycotting Travel To Indiana Over Religious Freedom Law

As the firestorm grows over a new Indiana law that critics say could be used to discriminate against the LGBT community, Mayor Libby Schaaf of Oakland said the city won’t fund business travel to the state because of the measure.

21 hours ago

A San Francisco Police patrol car (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Salesforce Heavily Funds Reinstated SFPD Cadet Academy; Targets Diverse Youth

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee announced that the city’s police department would revive their cadet academy, aiming to recruit diverse youths from the city’s high-risk neighborhoods for paying jobs within the force.

23 hours ago

Actors Vince Vaughn (L) and Owen Wilson participate in a Q&A following "The Internship" Googler Premiere on May 30, 2013 in San Francisco, California.  (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images for 20th Century Fox)

9 Silicon Valley April Fools Stunts You Should Never Have Fallen For

Our friends down in Silicon Valley work in lavish playgrounds designed to spur creative thought. So is it any wonder that the people who work in the tech sector come up with April Fool’s pranks just about every year?

23 hours ago

Google Chromebit in Gizmodo demo (Photo from Gizmodo)

$100 Google Chromebit Turns Any TV Into A Full Computer

This summer, Google is unveiling a full computer that will cost less than $100. It looks like a memory stick or maybe a high-tech highlighter, but it’s actually a full-fledged quad core processor computer with 16 gig hard drive and 2 gigs of ram. Just plug it into any TV with an HDMI port available.

23 hours ago

A coroner's van and police officers at the scene of a fatal pedestrian crash at Curtola Parkway and Marin Street in Vallejo, March 31, 2015. (CBS)

Woman On Morning Jog To Vallejo Waterfront Struck And Killed By Car

A Vallejo woman was struck and killed by a car while on a Tuesday morning job near the waterfront, according to police. The intersection of Curtola Parkway and Marin Street is said to be dangerous and has no traffic light or stop sign.

03/31/2015

Move-out day at "The Jungle" a massive homeless encampment in San Jose for over 200 people. (photo credit: Mike Colgan)

4 Months After Its Closure, Homeless Advocates Return To San Jose’s Jungle

Four months after the closure of The Jungle, once regarded as one of the nation’s largest homeless encampments, protesters and homeless advocates returned to the San Jose site to demand more permanent housing.

03/31/2015

(Gabriel Bouys/Getty Images)

FULL LIST: California Organizations Condemning Indiana’s Religious Freedom Law

More California companies are joining the chorus condemning Indiana’s new ‘religious liberty’ law that opponents say could be used to discriminate against gays.

03/31/2015