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Suspected Burglar Dies After Confrontation With Healdsburg Homeowner

The Sonoma County coroner’s office has identified a suspected burglar who died during a confrontation with Healdsburg police on Friday evening as 43-year-old Everardo Romo, of Geyserville.

02/18/2014

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Fresno Firefighter Shot By Homeowner While Responding To Call

A Fresno firefighter is expected to recover after he was shot in the leg while trying to help paramedics responding to a call of a person in distress.

09/05/2013

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Napa Homeowner Tackles, Detains Prowler After Attempted Burglary

Police arrested a prowler in possession of methamphetamine early Tuesday morning after a resident saw him peering into his home and tackled him, police said.

06/12/2013

A soft-story residential building damaged by the Loma Prieta earthquake on October 17, 1989. (ABAG)

About The Bay: The Hard Reality Of SF’s Soft-Story Buildings

Own a “soft story building” in San Francisco? Expect to be hearing from the City of San Francisco over the next few months.

06/03/2013

A Woodside homeowner was hit with a $52K fine for cutting down six trees.  (CBS)

Woodside Man Hit With $52K Fine For Cutting Down 6 Trees

A Woodside man was slapped with a $52,500 fine for cutting down six trees on his own property without a permit.

04/24/2013

Cars and homes were flooded by a water main break in San Francisco.  (CBS)

ConsumerWatch: Allstate Denies SF Homeowners’ Claims In Water Main Break

“Good hands with Allstate. We didn’t get good hands, we got the finger!” said Allstate policyholder and homeowner Ray Moreno.

03/06/2013

A foreclosed Stockton home. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

California To Receive More Than $20 Billion From Mortgage Settlement

California should receive at least $20.6 billion from a settlement with the nation’s major mortgage lenders, the largest share of any state and about $2 billion more than expected when the agreement to assist homeowners was announced last year, according to a report released Thursday.

02/21/2013

(Clockwise from upper left) Matt Terrell Parker, Charles Edward Parker, Jimmy Watkins Salgado, Charmaine Leon Guerrero Taijeron (Pittsburg Police Dept.)

Burglary Plot Against Pittsburg Man Turns Deadly; Wife, 3 Others Arrested

A Pittsburg woman who was cheating on her husband was arrested Wednesday along with three other men – including the woman’s boyfriend – after a burglary plot against the husband turned deadly, according to authorities.

01/09/2013

A stack of rifles is seen during a gun buy back program on December 15, 2012 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Resident Shot With Own Rifle During Home Invasion In Central California

Investigators say a home invasion robber struggled with an armed Central California resident and shot the man several times with his own rifle.

12/18/2012

Police at the scene of an apparent homicide at a home on the 6100 block of Evangeline Dr. in San Jose, November 9, 2012. (CBS)

Husband Sought In San Jose Woman’s Murder

San Jose police are searching for a man in connection with the murder of his wife, who was found unconscious Friday morning in her home on Evangeline Drive.

11/09/2012

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