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First of two storm systems set to arrive in Bay Area

SAN FRANCISCO -- The first of two storm systems aiming for the Bay Area is set to arrive Thursday afternoon, dumping rain on the region and impacting the evening commute.Driven by a low pressure system moving south from the Gulf of Alaska, the two storm systems will bring heavy rain and blizzard conditions in the Sierra.    Thursday's storm is by far the weaker of the two systems, but the heaviest rain and strongest winds will arrive in San Francisco just in time for the evening rush hour. Rain will begin in the North Bay early Thursday afternoon, reaching the...
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SF Investigators Found Beds at Twitter HQ. Here’s What Happens Next

A total of two beds in two separate rooms were discovered at Twitter HQ Wednesday when city inspectors visited. An update from the city’s Department of Building Inspection (DBI) says its inspectors, alongside representatives from the Planning Department, visited the eighth and ninth floor offices in the Twitter building on Market Street.
SAN FRANCISCO, CA

A homeless plan not to try in San Francisco

Blaming the mentally ill has become an easy way to explain away various moral and political failures in our society. After every mass shooting, the Republican Party and other gun manufacturing lobby apologists tell us the cause of these tragedies is not military grade weapon availability, but mental illness. A similar discourse occurs around the unhoused; they live on the streets not because of unaffordable housing, an insufficient social safety net or stagnant wages, but because of mental illness. The fact is blaming the mentally...
SAN FRANCISCO, CA
NBC Bay Area

Police Activity Shuts Down Southbound Lanes on I-880 in Oakland: CHP

Part of southbound Interstate 880 in Oakland is shut down due to police activity Thursday afternoon. The incident began as a police pursuit in San Francisco, the CHP said. No injuries have been reported and it is unclear when all lanes will reopen. This is a developing story, check back...
OAKLAND, CA

Oakland police still searching for woman who went missing in 2011

OAKLAND, Calif. (KRON) — It’s been over 11 years, and police are still looking for a missing woman, the Oakland Police Department announced Thursday. Marilyn Dennis, 55, was last seen on Sept. 27, 2011. Dennis is described to be 5-foot-8 with brown hair and brown eyes, according to police. At the time of her disappearance, […]
OAKLAND, CA
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Blog: A Series of Bar Robberies in 1954

It was the end of a string of tavern robberies up and down the Peninsula. The Redwood City Tribune reported on March 30, 1954, the arrest of two Oakland men: Carey Whobrey and Neal Pinto, after a successful robbery of Romeo's Restaurant at 1000 El Camino Real in San Carlos.
SAN CARLOS, CA

Man killed in weekend shooting at Oakland homeless shelter site

OAKLAND – An Oakland homeless shelter site was the scene of a fatal shooting last Saturday morning, city officials said. The victim was shot at about 3:30 a.m. at the site at Third and Peralta streets near South Prescott Park and the main Oakland Post Office. The man's name has not yet been released by police, a police spokesperson said Thursday. "We are deeply troubled that one of our residents at this site was killed in a senseless act of violence," Estelle Clemons, interim director of Oakland's Human Services Department, said in a statement. "The shock and grief have reverberated...
OAKLAND, CA
NBC Bay Area

Bay Area Forecast: Cold Temps, More Rain and Weekend Wind Advisory

The Bay Area will see cold and wet conditions for the next several days, including heavy rain and strong winds Saturday, according to a bulletin from the National Weather Service. When will it rain in the Bay Area?. The rain is expected to begin Thursday overnight into Friday morning, with...
OAKLAND, CA
Eater

How to Celebrate Christmas in San Francisco and the East Bay in 2022

Whether your Christmas plans include going out for a festive meal with family and friends or ordering takeout and settling in for a lazy day of eating, drinking, and general merriment at home, San Francisco Bay Area restaurants are here to help. It’s not too late to snag a table for Christmas brunch or dinner, and it’s also not too early to place that takeout order for pick up on December 23, 24, or 25.
SAN FRANCISCO, CA

Murder, weapons charges in brazen daylight shooting on Muni bus

SAN FRANCISCO -- Murder and weapons charges were filed against a 23-year-old San Francisco man Wednesday in the brazen August fatal afternoon shooting of a passenger aboard a Muni bus.District Attorney Brooke Jenkins said that 23-year-old Ilasa Faalogoifo was a danger to the community and should be held without bail on murder, assault with a deadly weapon and other weapons charges."The crimes that Faalogoifo is accused of are horrifying and are examples of why I am doing everything in my power to restore public safety for our residents," Jenkins said in a news release. "Passengers and operators should not have...
SAN FRANCISCO, CA
KTVU FOX 2

Mask mandates back for jails, shelters in these Bay Area counties

NOVATO, Calif. - With the number of COVID cases rising, facemask mandates are back for jails and shelters in Marin, Santa Clara and Sonoma counties. Those counties now average more than 10 new COVID-related hospital admissions per 100,000 residents. The CDC recommends that people who are at higher risk for...
MARIN COUNTY, CA
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Back-to-Back Storms Hitting the North Bay; Hardest One Saturday

The Bay Area is on alert for back-to-back storms. The first one will hit by this afternoon and be light. But the one Saturday is causing the most concern. It’ll be stronger with an atmospheric river. Forecasters say that could be dangerous for drivers, warning of possible flooding on roads and small streams. Utility crews are also bracing as high winds could knock down trees and cause possible power outages.

Airbnb cracking down on San Francisco New Year’s parties

SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) – If you want a view of downtown, fireworks, and bridges while visiting San Francisco for New Year’s, it may be best to get a hotel. Airbnb tells KRON4 News it’s cracking down on New Year’s Eve parties in San Francisco as part of its “anti-party” initiative. “These defenses will see a […]
SAN FRANCISCO, CA
NBC Bay Area

Coyote Warnings Issued in Redwood City Neighborhood

Young coyotes are on the move as experts say it’s dispersal season. The situation is prompting the Redwood City community to take extra precautions. City officials have posted warning signs along the Bay Trail due to an increase in coyote sightings. Every person NBC Bay Area spoke with Wednesday...
REDWOOD CITY, CA
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California expanding guaranteed income program for pregnant Black women

A guaranteed income program for pregnant Black women is expanding in California. The Abundant Birth Project, a San Francisco Department of Public Health program operated in partnership with Expecting Justice, will launch next year in Alameda, Contra Costa, Los Angeles and Riverside counties, and will continue in San Francisco. "For...
SAN FRANCISCO, CA