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Francophiles Rejoice At San Francisco World Cup Watch PartyOn Sunday at San Francisco's Civic Center Plaza, the World Cup watch crowd was decidedly France-focused and they were not disappointed.
Driver Seriously Injured In Newark Amtrak Train CollisionA motorist was seriously injured Sunday morning when a minivan crashed into an Amtrak train on Cedar Boulevard, according to the Alameda County Fire Department.
Stolen Sacramento Fire Engine Stopped After Wild 4-County ChasePolice chased a stolen fire truck across four Northern California counties during a high-speed pursuit that lasted nearly two hours and ended with two suspects under arrest.
Deadly Wildfire Shuts Key Route Into Yosemite National ParkGov. Brown ordered flags at the Capitol to be flown at half-staff to honor firefighter Braden Varney who died fighting the still-growing Ferguson Fire in the Sierra foothills.
California Democratic Party Snubs Feinstein, Endorses de LéonThe California Democratic Party snubbed U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein on Saturday by handing its official endorsement to state Sen. Kevin de Léon, her longshot Democratic challenger.
2 Killed, 1 Hurt in Solo-Car Crash Near San Leandro ReservoirAt least two people were killed and a third injured following a solo-vehicle crash on Redwood Road in unincorporated Alameda County late Saturday night.
Small Earthquake Near Castro Valley Rattles East BayA small earthquake with preliminary magnitude of 3.0 struck shortly before noon Sunday afternoon near Castro Valley, according to the USGS.
Bay Area Rentals: Inside Hayes Valley's Least Expensive ApartmentsHayes Valley is a "walker's paradise," a "biker's paradise," and has excellent transit, according to Walk Score's rating system.
France Beats Croatia 4-2 to Win 2nd World CupFrance won its second World Cup title in a match that was interrupted by an on-field protest during the second half that Russian punk band Pussy Riot later took credit for.