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Growth of Willow Fire Near Big Sur Slows Overnight, Still Zero Percent ContainedThe Willow Fire, first reported on June 17, was 2,088 acres as of Sunday afternoon -- up slightly from 2,066 acres on Saturday night. The fire remains zero percent contained.
San Francisco Police Arrest Suspect In String Of Brazen Mission District Pharmacy Retail TheftsA 40-year-old man was arrested Saturday morning in connection with a string of retail thefts in recent days in San Francisco's Lower Haight and Mission districts.
Vacaville Police Seek Help In Identifying Neighborhood PeeperPolice in Vacaville were asking the public's help Sunday identify a suspected prowler recently captured on video surveillance peeking into windows and at one point crawling away on hands and knees to avoid being seen.
Pre-Pandemic Saturday Night Vibe Returns To San Francisco Bars, RestaurantsThe sounds of a piano and people socializing filled the lounge at Lion's Den on Wentworth Place in Chinatown Saturday evening. The venue opened in March of this year as the first club in the neighborhood in nearly 45 years.
San Francisco Brothers Stage Daring High Line Crossing In Yosemite National ParkTwo brothers from San Francisco say they have set a record for the longest highline ever walked in both Yosemite National Park and California.
California EDD Will Require Proof of Job Search To Collect Benefits Beginning In JulyCalifornia will stop giving unemployment benefits to people who are not actively applying for jobs, Gov. Gavin Newsom’s administration has announced.
UPDATE: PG&E Restores Power To More Than 50,000 East Bay CustomersA massive power outage early Saturday evening disrupted electrical service to at least 50,000 customers in Alameda County, mostly in Union City and Newark.
Fire at San Francisco Tenderloin Apartments Injures 15; Dozens Saved by Occupants' HeroismFifteen people were injured early Saturday after a 1-alarm fire erupted inside a six-story Tenderloin District apartment building. But the real story was one of cooperation, courage and heroism.
History Remembered at Historic Juneteenth Festival in Marin CityJuneteenth commemorates the unofficial end of slavery in America but June 19, 2021 was the first time it was actually recognized as an official, national holiday. That had special meaning to people gathered at Marin City for a celebration.

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Vacaville Police Seek Help In Identifying Neighborhood PeeperPolice in Vacaville were asking the public's help Sunday identify a suspected prowler recently captured on video surveillance peeking into windows and at one point crawling away on hands and knees to avoid being seen.
History Remembered at Historic Juneteenth Festival in Marin CityJuneteenth commemorates the unofficial end of slavery in America but June 19, 2021 was the first time it was actually recognized as an official, national holiday. That had special meaning to people gathered at Marin City for a celebration.
Santa Rosa Police Search For Hit-And-Run Driver Who Critically Injured BicyclistA bicyclist was hospitalized with severe injuries late Friday night after being struck by a hit-and-run driver on Sebastopol Road and Corporate Center Parkway in Santa Rosa.
San Jose Man Drowns In Lake BerryessaA 22-year-old San Jose man drowned Thursday afternoon while swimming in Lake Berryessa near the Pleasure Cove Marina, authorities said.
California Dodges Outages During Heat Wave But EV Owners Push Grid CapacityAlthough the record-breaking heat wave eased slightly Friday, California ISO again issued a Flex Alert urging Californians to conserve power to relieve stress on the grid. Many eectric vehicle owners who had to travel couldn't comply.
Brush Fire Burns 20 Acres Near Fairfield, Temporarily Closes Southbound Lanes of I-680Firefighters have stopped forward progress on a large grass fire that broke out near Interstate 680 south of Cordelia on Friday evening.