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Antioch: At least one hospitalized after Highway 4 crash

ANTIOCH — A crash on eastbound Highway 4 just north of the Lone Tree onramp in Antioch sent at least one person to the hospital early Saturday morning, according to the California Highway Patrol. A vehicle drove off the right shoulder, hitting a guardrail, around 5:30 a.m. Saturday, a CHP...
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All lanes reopen following motorcycle crash on Bay Bridge

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (KRON) — A motorcycle crash shut down multiple lanes on the Bay Bridge Saturday afternoon, according to the California Highway Patrol. The crash occurred on westbound I-80, east of Treasure Island. The center and right lanes were closed but reopened around 4:40 p.m. Officials say there are...
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Vacaville Reporter

Pedestrian killed after being struck by a vehicle in Vallejo

A female pedestrian was killed early Thursday after being struck by a car in Vallejo. Her name was unavailable at press time. Just before 4 a.m. a red 2014 Nissan Versa driven by Paul Cruel of Novato was headed east on Highway 37, west of Mare Island, when it struck the unidentified woman, California Highway Patrol officials said.
San Francisco Examiner

Powell Station death serves as a grim reminder. BART doors don’t stop for anyone

The death of San Francisco resident Amy Adams last Monday serves as a reminder: BART doors do not have motion sensors to keep them from closing when something’s in the way. Adams, 41, had boarded a Dublin/Pleasanton town train at Powell Street station a little after 3 p.m. Monday with her dog, before exiting “at the very last second,” according to a BART press release. The doors closed with her dog on the train, its leash wrapped around Adams’ waist. When the BART train left, Adams was dragged onto the tracks and to her death.

Highway 1 Cliff Plunge Victim Identified As Elderly San Francisco Man

PACIFICA (BCN) — A man who died after his car went off state Highway 1 and crashed near Devils Slide Wednesday afternoon has been identified as Anthony Colonnese Jr., according to the San Mateo County Coroner’s Office. Colonnese, a 73-year-old San Francisco resident, died after his vehicle went off the...

UPDATE: Crews Contain Pleasanton Vegetation Fire Near Interstate 680; Evacuations Lifted

PLEASANTON (CBS SF) — A vegetation fire forced brief evacuations Friday afternoon in a Pleasanton neighborhood before fire crews got the upper hand. The fire burned in an area just west of Interstate 680, south of Sunol Blvd. and east of the Calippe Golf Course. There were early reports of some eight to ten spot fires in the area; the Alameda County later clarified there were just three fires. The fires burned an estimated 10 acres.
L.A. Weekly

Man Dead after Pedestrian Hit-and-Run on Ashby Avenue [Berkeley, CA]

Pedestrian Hit-and-Run on Ashby Avenue Kills One Man. The accident happened around 12:35 a.m., at the intersection of Adeline Street and Ashby Avenue. Authorities received reports of a a man suffering from critical injuries in the roadway, although the events that led up to the crash are still unknown. Responding...
L.A. Weekly

Eqbal Khan Dies in Four-Vehicle Crash on Highway 4 [Antioch, CA]

56-Year-Old Driver Killed in Semi-Truck Collision near Hillcrest Avenue. The collision happened just before 1:40 p.m., on the westbound lanes of the highway. Officers arrived near Hillcrest Avenue shortly after. According to the California Highway Patrol, Khan was driving a westbound Chevrolet Tahoe on the highway when he collided with...
Silicon Valley

Fire destroys Palo Alto home tied to Google co-founder

PALO ALTO – A three-alarm fire Tuesday night destroyed a Palo Alto home tied to Google co-founder Larry Page and injured two firefighters, according to authorities and media reports. The fire was reported at 8:10 p.m. in the 2100 block of Bryant Street, according to the Palo Alto Fire Department....
San Francisco Chronicle

2 men killed while arguing on I-80 identified as Contra Costa County residents

The Alameda County coroner’s office has identified two men who died Sunday when they were hit by a car on Interstate 80 in Berkeley. Michael Bernardo, 46, of Hercules and Keandre Allums, 28, of San Pablo had crashed their cars on the freeway, west of University Avenue, around 1:37 a.m. and stood in the travel lanes arguing about the collision, according to the California Highway Patrol.