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Hayward putting on mariachi festival for Hispanic Heritage Month

HAYWARD, Calif. (KRON) – The city of Hayward and community groups will be putting on a mariachi festival “in celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month and Mexico’s Independence Day,” downtown Friday, according to a press release. The press release asks people to “Put on your dancing shoes and get ready to move your feet to mariachi […]
HAYWARD, CA
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SF nonprofit hosting animal blessing and awards

SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) – The Tenderloin-based St. Anthony Foundation is holding its annual blessing of the animals on Sunday at St. Boniface Roman Catholic Church, according to a press release. “Furry, scaled, or winged – all critters are welcome to receive a special benediction from a Franciscan Friar,” the foundation stated in the press release. […]
SAN FRANCISCO, CA

2.6 earthquake strikes near Gilroy

GILROY, Calif. (KRON) – A 2.6 magnitude earthquake struck 3.9 miles southwest of Gilroy, according to the United States Geological Survey. The earthquake was reported at 8:39 a.m. It was 12.1 miles southeast of Morgan Hill, and 9 miles northeast of Watsonville. KRON ON is streaming live
GILROY, CA

Tens of thousands of soccer fans to flock to Levi’s Stadium

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (KRON) – It’s Tuesday night football at Levi’s Stadium — but it won’t involve the Niners or any American football team for that matter. The world calls it football; we call it soccer. The Mexican Men’s National Soccer Team will be facing the Columbian National Soccer Team at 7 p.m. tonight, and […]
SANTA CLARA, CA

49ers’ Hufanga draws comparisons to NFL Hall of Famer

SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) — The San Francisco 49ers’ offense sputtered in an 11-10 loss to the Denver Broncos on Sunday, but there was a bright spot on the other side of the ball. Safety Talanoa Hufanga continued to turn heads with his impressive play, recording a tackle-for-loss in a third straight game to start the […]
SAN FRANCISCO, CA

Missing Gilroy girl found

UPDATE: The girl has been found. GILROY, Calif. (KRON) — A nine-year-old girl from Gilroy was reported missing on Monday by the Gilroy Police Department. Police said Elvia Escobedo was last seen at Eliot Elementary School Monday at 2:30 p.m. The school is located at 475 Old Gilroy Street. GPD said Escobedo was last seen […]
GILROY, CA

COVID boosters shown to reduce hospitalizations and death, CDC says

(KRON) — The Centers for Disease Control has released new data showing COVID-19 boosters provide significant protection against hospitalization and death, especially compared to those who are unvaccinated. “I think the case to get boosted particularly if you haven’t had a booster in more than four or five months, I think is ironclad. I just […]
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Dog attacked by coyotes in East Bay park

ANTIOCH, Calif. (KRON) — A small dog was walking on a leash with its owner in an East Bay park when a pack of coyotes attacked on Monday, park officials said. The pooch “was attacked by coyotes and dragged away from the owner. The owner chased after and recovered her injured dog from the coyotes,” […]
ANTIOCH, CA

4-alarm fire spreads near I-580 in Oakland

OAKLAND, Calif. (KRON) — The Oakland Fire Department responded to a car fire that spread to vegetation and grew to a four-alarm fire Monday evening, it said on Twitter. OFD has contained the fire and crews remained in the area extinguishing hot spots. The fire is on the westbound side of Interstate-580, near the Edwards […]
OAKLAND, CA

Fremont collision with big-rig leaves one dead

FREMONT, Calif. (BCN) — One person is dead following a collision involving a big-rig early Monday morning in Fremont, police said. Officers were sent at 4:15 a.m. to Stewart Avenue and Boyce Road for a collision. A passenger vehicle was traveling west on Stewart Avenue and as it entered the intersection it collided with a […]
FREMONT, CA

Gov. Newsom signs several laws to protect animal welfare

(BCN) — Governor Gavin Newsom on Monday signed several measures that he says will advance animal welfare in the state, his office announced. Senate Bill 879, also known as the PET Act (Prohibiting Extraneous Testing) was put forth by Senator Scott Wiener (D-SF) and aims to end “unnecessary” toxicological testing on dogs and cats. SB […]
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