Santa Rosa Hostage Standoff Ends; Knife-Wielding Suspect Arrested; Victims Including Small Child UnharmedA tense standoff with a knife-wielding man in Santa Rosa ended early Thursday with the suspect taken into custody and several hostages rescued unharmed.
Thick Fog Bank Blankets San Francisco, North Bay Valleys Fog billowed through San Francisco neighborhoods early Thursday, triggering an advisory from the National Weather Service and creating hazardous driving conditions during the morning commute.
UPDATE: Suspect In Attempted Armed Carjacking Killed In Shootout With San Jose PoliceA man suspected of stealing a vehicle and an attempted carjacking was killed in a shootout with San Jose police officers Wednesday night.
Marin Brewing Company Shutting Down After 3 Decades Due To Pandemic StrugglesThe Marin Brewing Company has been an institution in the North Bay for almost 33 years. This week, the owner announced the restaurant and brewery would be forced to close at the end of the month.
Queen Of The Valley Hospital Workers Stage Picket Over Pandemic Staffing, Pay IssuesWorkers at the Queen of the Valley Medical Center were out picketing Wednesday, claiming Napa County's largest hospital is severely understaffed and that they’re underpaid.
UPDATE: Marin Water Board Lifts Some Water Restrictions, Penalties Following Early Season StormsThe Marin Water Board of Directors has removed some customer water-use limits and associated penalties, citing "significant winter rainfall" that has replenished local reservoirs.  
San Mateo Police Investigate Shooting in Hillsdale Mall Parking LotPolice in San Mateo on Wednesday evening are investigating a shooting after a victim was found in a parking lot at Hillsdale Mall, according to authorities.
'World-Class' Cricket Stadium May Soon Be Built Near Fairgrounds In San JoseA proposal to build a new cricket stadium in the Bay Area could help bring one of the world's most popular sports to a new audience.
COVID: Experts Say Distinction In Hospitalization Numbers Important As California Case Rates DipNew numbers from California state health officials Wednesday show COVID-19 cases are going down slightly. Meanwhile, experts say the distinction between patients hospitalized for COVID-19, versus with COVID, is more critical during the omicron surge.

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Santa Rosa Hostage Standoff Ends; Knife-Wielding Suspect Arrested; Victims Including Small Child UnharmedA tense standoff with a knife-wielding man in Santa Rosa ended early Thursday with the suspect taken into custody and several hostages rescued unharmed.
Marin Brewing Company Shutting Down After 3 Decades Due To Pandemic StrugglesThe Marin Brewing Company has been an institution in the North Bay for almost 33 years. This week, the owner announced the restaurant and brewery would be forced to close at the end of the month.
Queen Of The Valley Hospital Workers Stage Picket Over Pandemic Staffing, Pay IssuesWorkers at the Queen of the Valley Medical Center were out picketing Wednesday, claiming Napa County's largest hospital is severely understaffed and that they’re underpaid.
UPDATE: Marin Water Board Lifts Some Water Restrictions, Penalties Following Early Season StormsThe Marin Water Board of Directors has removed some customer water-use limits and associated penalties, citing "significant winter rainfall" that has replenished local reservoirs.  
High-Power Weaponry Seized During Santa Rosa Safeway Parking Lot ArrestA 29-year-old Santa Rosa man was arrested Tuesday following an armed altercation inside a car in a Santa Rosa Safeway parking lot, authorities said.
Marin Water Officials May Lift Penalties For Too Much Usage After Wet Start To Rainy SeasonWater officials are considering lifting penalties for residents who use too much water, now that supply is looking much better for many parts of the Bay Area.