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Driver sought in fatal hit-and-run that killed cyclist in Downtown Oakland

OAKLAND – Police in Oakland are asking for help in finding a driver suspected in a fatal hit-and-run that killed a man bicycling with his children in the city's downtown last week.According to officers, the hit-and-run took place at the intersection of 14th and Jefferson streets around 8:30 p.m. on June 16.Officers said the victim, identified as Dmitry Putilov, was attempting to cross the intersection with his two children when a driver traveling at a high rate of speed struck Putilov. The driver did not stop and was last seen traveling westbound towards Interstate 980.Putilov was taken to the hospital,...
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How much will Baldwin Jr. cost Warriors in rookie contract?

The Warriors don’t have a lot of money to spend this offseason, with a record payroll this year and a luxury tax bill that is likely to only increase if they manage to re-sign their unrestricted free agents. Thus, there were rumors before the 2022 NBA Draft on Thursday...
SAN FRANCISCO, CA

Fire in East Bay Hills prompts evacuations in Albany

ALBANY -- A vegetation fire burning on the west side of Albany hill has prompted an evacuation order for residents in the neighborhood.Residents of Gateview, Hillside, and Taft Street need to evacuate immediately, according to an alert sent from the mayor's office Sunday afternoon. An initial evacuation center is setting up at Golden Gate Fields. Evacuation info at: https://community.zonehaven.com
ALBANY, CA

Reds thump Giants 10-3

SAN FRANCISCO -- Tyler Mahle pitched into the seventh inning for his first victory in more than a month, and the Cincinnati Reds routed the San Francisco Giants 10-3 on Sunday.Nick Senzel singled three times to pace Cincinnati on a day when every Reds starter had at least one hit and seven drove in one run or more.Joey Votto hit an RBI double as part of the Reds' seven-run third inning, helping Cincinnati take two of three from San Francisco after dropping seven in a row.Mahle (3-6) had seven strikeouts and allowed three runs and four hits in 6 2/3...
SAN FRANCISCO, CA
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Brush fire east of Livermore grows to 552 acres; 50 percent contained

LIVERMORE -- The TeslaInc Fire burning in the eastern foothills of Livermore between Alameda and San Joaquin counties grew to 552 acres as of early Friday morning and was 50 percent contained.The brush fire began late Thursday afternoon in the area of Tesla and Corral Hollow roads in eastern Livermore.Cal Fire said firefighters were strengthening containment lines and working towards full containment.There were no damages to structures or injuries reported. The cause of the fire was not immediately known.
LIVERMORE, CA

NFL World Reacts To Death Of Legendary Running Back

On Thursday afternoon, the football world learned that an iconic player passed away. Hugh McElhenny, a five-time All-Pro for the San Francisco 49ers, passed away this week according to a statement from the Pro Football Hall of Fame. He was 93 years old. “Hugh McElhenny was a threat in all...
SAN FRANCISCO, CA

Brush fire burns 140 acres, comes dangerously close to Port Costa

PORT COSTA (KPIX) -- A fire threatened the town of Port Costa Thursday afternoon. The community's volunteer fire department sprang into action to save their town but quickly realized they needed help.The blaze dubbed the Scenic Fire ended up consuming about 140 acres. Firefighters have it contained and all evacuation warnings have been lifted.The fire started around 2:30 p.m. Thursday at the Bull Valley Staging Area."That's where it started and it was racing to the town of Port Costa. That was our initial concern," said Steve Trotter with the Crockett-Carquinez Fire Department.The first firefighters on scene noticed erratic fire behavior...
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What we learned as DeSclafani rocked by Reds in Giants' loss

SAN FRANCISCO -- The Giants announced a crowd of 32,285 at Oracle Park on a beautiful Sunday afternoon. A shockingly high percentage of them stayed to watch the entire game against the Cincinnati Reds, and they should all be rewarded with multiple tickets to future games. Anthony DeSclafani was charged...
SAN FRANCISCO, CA
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Warriors' hopes to retain Looney, GP2, Porter eclipse draft

SAN FRANCISCO – With three picks in the NBA draft Thursday night, the Warriors selected three players, none older than 20, with profiles ranging from low to barely visible, which is perfectly in line with their desired goal. Though they would love to see those picks -- forward Patrick...
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3 killed as Amtrak train hits car in east Bay Area

CONTRA COSTA COUNTY, Calif. — Three people were killed Sunday afternoon when an Amtrak commuter train smashed into a car in Northern California, authorities said. The crash occurred at around 1 p.m. in Brentwood, about an hour's drive southeast of San Francisco, the California Highway Patrol reported. Video player...
SAN FRANCISCO, CA

Crews halt progress of fire in Pleasanton hills; 2 firefighters hurt, evacuees return

PLEASANTON -- A fast-moving brush fire Thursday afternoon along the Pleasanton Ridge caused hundreds of evacuations in Pleasanton and Sunol before residents were allowed to return home later in the evening.The Canyon Fire started around 1:30 p.m. on the Kilkare side of the ridge and quickly spread up and over the top of the ridge line, and down toward Foothill Boulevard in Pleasanton prompting evacuations along Kilkare Road and Golden Eagle Estates."You really don't understand it until you come to the moment and then you're standing there and you have to leave your house and you think, 'where am I going to go? What am I going to take?'" said Zoltan Piskor.Fire dispatchers said the original location was above the 4900 block of River Rock Hill Road.The Alameda County Fire Department said as of 4:30 p.m. forward progress of the fire had been stopped. As of 7 p.m., about 71 acres had burned.Two firefighters were injured on this fire one was hit by a falling tree after a water drop. The other suffered heat exhaustion. Both were taken to a hospital and are expected to be OK.
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3 Dead in Car Versus Train Accident in Byron

Three people are dead after a car versus train accident in Contra Costa County Sunday, officials confirm. The crash happened at around 1 p.m. when a car with five passengers was hit by an Amtrak train in Byron. Officials say the car was leaving an event near the railroad tracks...
BYRON, CA
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Reds overwhelm Giants in dominant series win

Brandon Drury tripled to spark a seven-run third inning and right-hander Tyler Mahle beat the San Francisco Giants for the first time in his career as the Cincinnati Reds capped a series win on the road with a 10-3 triumph Sunday afternoon. Nick Senzel went 3-for-3 for the Reds, who...
CINCINNATI, OH
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Pride parades march on with new urgency across US

NEW YORK (AP) — Pride parades kicked off in some of America’s biggest cities Sunday amid new fears about the potential erosion of freedoms won through decades of activism. The annual marches in New York, San Francisco, Chicago and elsewhere take place after at least one Supreme Court justice signaled, in a ruling on abortion, that the court could reconsider the right to same-sex marriage recognized in 2015.
NEW YORK CITY, NY
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Reds bludgeon the Giants 10-3, take the series in San Francisco

The Cincinnati Reds needed a win to pick up a series win over the Giants in San Francisco and they took care of business. The Reds scored seven runs in the 3rd inning and added three more in the 5th behind Tyler Mahle’s quality start, taking down the Giants by a score of10-3.
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