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Elderly Woman Attacked, Robbed by Home Invaders in Daly City

A Daly City grandmother is recovering after her family said that she was choked, beaten and robbed of her life savings. A home surveillance video showed a man dressed in a construction vest, and a hard hat and carrying a laptop, approaching a Daly City home Wednesday. “He was pretending...
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Suspect Arrested After More Than 100 Tires Slashed in Alameda: Police

More than 100 Alameda residents are in need of new tires after someone went on a slashing spree late Friday night, officials said. Alameda police said that more than 160 cars have been affected in several spots in the west end of the city. The incident happened between 9 p.m. and 11:30 p.m. Friday, according to officials.

Marin 911: Fishing is animal cruelty?

Award: Officer Macias and our police canine Rookie recently attended the Marin Dog Festival at Piper Park in Larkspur, where they provided a demonstration on handler protection and canine certification. The festival crowd enjoyed information about Rookie, his training requirements and the department’s canine program. After the presentation, Sergeant Hall, Officer Schneider, Officer Macias and Rookie were presented with an award from Roots of Peace. Roots of Peace is the co-sponsor of the Marin Dog Festival and is an organization that has a mission of cultivating peace through agriculture in Afghanistan. The award was given to recognize the efforts of First Responders following Sept 11th.

Foundation fundraiser anchors parent community at Sam’s Cafe

To celebrate the start of the school year, the new principal Barnaby Payne and to form a closer parent community, the Redwood Foundation invited parents on Thursday, Sept. 29 for an evening gathering. Sam’s Anchor Cafe, located in Tiburon, provided a beautiful waterfront atmosphere where parents could enjoy live music and the sunset, all while supporting Redwood.

Faith-based group helping Bay Area churches convert unused land into affordable housing

Church-owned properties are becoming a potential solution to Bay Area’s ongoing housing crisis through program and funding support. Last month, LISC Bay Area, an organization focused on community improvement, shared progress and expansion of its Faith and Housing program and announced a $500,000 grant from Wells Fargo to help Bay Area churches convert underutilized land into affordable homes.

Hidden Benicia: Zodiac

Most everyone loves a good scary story, and this may be the scariest Benicia story of all. It is so scary because it is true. Imagine you are living here in 1968, a few days before Christmas. Sparkling red and green lights adorn houses all around town. You’re in a joyous mood, filled with the holiday spirit.

East Bay Resident Flagged for Using More than 3100 Gallons of Water Daily

Despite being in the midst of a severe drought that has afflicted much of California, some East Bay residents have still not gotten the message that it is time to conserve. Now, the East Bay Municipal Utility District is doing something about it after identifying three different residents using more than 2000 gallons of water a day, including one that is utilizing more than 3100 gallons a day.

2 arrests made in deadly stabbing in San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO – San Francisco police arrested two men this week in connection with the Sept. 18 stabbing of two people, one of whom died.Joshua Burnham, 51, and Jay Bucy, 52, both of San Francisco, were arrested, respectively, Tuesday and Wednesday on suspicion of multiple felonies, including homicide, assault with a deadly weapon, robbery and criminal conspiracy.The arrests come following an investigation into the stabbing of two people on the evening of Sept. 18, when officers responded to a 10:10 p.m. report of the incident in the 900 block of Geary Street.Upon arrival, officers found two men with apparent stab wounds and began providing medical aid to the victims before they were taken to a local hospital, where one of them died of his injuries.Police said that although an arrest has been made, this remains an open and active investigation. They urge anyone with information is asked to call the tip line at 1-415-575-4444 or text a tip to TIP411 and begin the text message with SFPD. Callers may remain anonymous.

Front loader crashes into home, damages cars

SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) — A front loader crashed into a home on Friday, according to a tweet from San Francisco Fire Department. The incident happened between 11:30 a.m. and 12:50 p.m. on Friday at 3970 San Bruno Ave. Before crashing into the home, the front loader first collided with several cars. KRON On is streaming […]

Here’s how a SF man tracked down his stolen items

SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) – The smash-and-grab of a car or a garage break-in doesn’t shock anyone in the Bay Area. But it might surprise you to hear about someone who was able to track down the thieves themselves. That was the case for a man in the Marina District who had a briefcase with thousands […]

26 Fun Things to Do This Week (10.3.22)

Break out the doggy CBD—the Blue Angels are back and so is Fleet Week. Also this week: Sonoma Harvest Music Festival, Yerba Buena Night, the Mill Valley Film Festival, Elton John's farewell tour, and the West Coast debut of Angela Davis — Seize The Time. Oh, and a...

‘Sophisticated’ San Francisco drug dealer sentenced

SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) — A San Francisco drug dealer was sentenced to prison on Friday after he was busted with 65 pounds of methamphetamine worth $1.5 million in street sales, prosecutors said. U.S. District Judge William Orrick sentenced 46-year-old Alejandro “Chewy” Alvarez to serve 160 months in prison. Alvarez managed a “sophisticated” drug distribution operation […]

Alejandro Garcia Arrested For Chinatown Aggravated Assault

SAN FRANCISCO—A suspect has been arrested by the San Francisco Police Department in connected to an aggravated assault that occurred in Chinatown on September 20. The SFPD reported at approximately 8:50 p.m., a 53-year-old female entered Central Police Station to report she was a victim of an aggravated assault.