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Brush fire burning in remote area of Contra Costa near Tassajara

PLEASANTON -- Fire crews are at the scene of a 35-acre brush fire burning in a remote area of Pleasanton Monday afternoon, according to authorities.Video from Chopper 5 showed the brush fire burning near the intersection of Camino Tassajara and Highland Road. As of about 3:30 p.m., Cal Fire said the fire was approximately 25 acres.  Units from San Ramon Valley Fire, Contra Costa County Fire and Alameda County Fire have also been sent to the scene. Cal Fire is sending aircraft, bulldozers and hand crews.While there are no homes nearby, Cal Fire said it is sending a full response to the so-called Camino incident. Air units are using fire retardant to slow the spread of the flames as crews work to create control lines on the ground."Once we're able to make access, we will make access. And the number one priority is perimeter control," said San Ramon Valley Fire Battalion Chief Dan McNamera. "Once we get perimeter control, then we can start working on the hotspots within the perimeter of the fire."Cal Fire said the fire has burned 35 acres.  No injuries have been reported. 

Brandon Aiyuk can finally deliver 49ers a breakout season in 2022

The 49ers have received solid production from Brandon Aiyuk the last two seasons, but 2022 might wind up being his biggest jump to date. Ah, yes. It’s time for Niner Noise to dish out our annual “Who is?” series on players. We might not be calling it that anymore, but the breakdown of each player on the San Francisco 49ers’ 90-man offseason roster will continue nonetheless.

South San Francisco Announce Anonymous Gun Buy Back June 4th

ANONYMOUS GUN BUY BACK EVENT – The South San Francisco Police Department has partnered with the San Mateo County Board of Supervisors, the San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office, and the San Bruno Police Department to host a Anonymous Gun Buy Back Event on June 4th, 2022 from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm at 1050 Mission Road in South San Francisco.

South City Grocery Outlet Memorial Day Super Specials May 25-31st

Memorial Day is often thought of as the kick off to the summer fun, while we also honor and remember those who have made the ultimate sacrifice for our country. As is the tradition, the weekend is often spent with family and friends enjoying the freedoms we hold dear. Today many of us are feeling the tightening of our wallet as prices continue to soar, seeing our dollars buy less and less.

Apple and Other Tech Safe Plays Turn Into Falling Stars

Apple (AAPL) - Get Apple Inc. Report who?. The maker of the iPhone, a safe bet for many experts, seems to be living a nightmare like many tech companies. The Cupertino, Calif.-based firm must have the feeling that this horror dream is endless. For now, the consequences are immense. The...

Former Cal football star Geoff McArthur hospitalized with cancer: GoFundMe

BERKELEY, Calif. (KRON) — Former UC-Berkeley football star Geoff McArthur was hospitalized Friday while he battles cancer, according to a GoFundMe organized by his friends. McArthur was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin diffuse large b-cell lymphoma and was admitted to Keck Medicine of USC. The GoFundMe said McArthur’s cancer is spreading rapidly and he is undergoing aggressive […]

Public employee misconduct in San Jose prompts calls for change

San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo is calling for urgent changes to city polices anytime complaints are received about city workers. Should those workers be immediately removed from public-facing jobs at the time the complaints are received? At a news conference on Monday, Mayor Liccardo confirmed the city had received prior complaints about both a police officer – and a code enforcement inspector – two cases that have since resulted in high profile criminal prosecutions.

Apple motel program ends, stranding San Jose homeless

About two dozen people will likely end up back on the streets of San Jose, after one of the largest tech companies in the world failed to keep its promises. A nine-month motel program paid for by Apple and managed by nonprofit Homefirst ended on Monday, causing panic for a group of homeless people. While some individuals have moved... The post Apple motel program ends, stranding San Jose homeless appeared first on San José Spotlight.

At-risk woman missing in Oakland

OAKLAND, Calif. (KRON) — The Oakland Police Department is asking for the public’s help in the search for a woman who is at risk due to dementia. Kattie Pruitt, 73, was last seen today around 11:40a.m. in the 1900 block of 84th Avenue. Pruitt was least seen wearing a Mickey Mouse shirt that is light gray with black leggings that have yellow happy faces. She is 5’5” tall, weighs about 110 pounds, and has gray hair and brown eyes.

Day Around the Bay: Menlo Park Gas Station Charging $8/Gallon

A well known Bay Area cyclist, Anna Moriah "Mo" Wilson, was killed earlier this month in Texas, and authorities now believe the motive was a love triangle. The 25-year-old Bay Area resident flew to Austin for a cycling competition and was killed on May 11, and the suspect, 35-year-old Kaitlin Armstrong, is on the run. [KTVU]
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San Jose Cop Arrested for Indecent Exposure Faces New Allegations

A San Jose cop arrested and put on leave after investigators say he was caught masturbating in front of a family during a police call to their home faces new allegations. Jennifer Rodrigues, 25, reported what she calls an aggressive sexual assault by Officer Matthew Dominguez after a Memorial Day party in Campbell last year. She said it happened while Dominguez was off duty at the home of another officer.
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5/23/22: Open Game Thread

After a well-catalogued disastrous stretch, the Seattle Mariners limp home to face the Oakland Athletics for, impossibly, just the first time this season. It’s a matchup that is not a totally listless one, as Oakland has held their own at times with the better clubs in the division, but it’s telling that Seattle is heavily favored in each of the games in this series after weeks of being expected to lose by the odds.
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Nebraska native set to graduate from Stanford; GoFundMe to help family travel to California

Nebraska native Felisha Moore has spent her whole life working hard, and it's about to pay off in June when she receives her degree from Stanford University. For her mom, Shelley Moore, there was no doubt that her daughter had what it took to succeed. Growing up, Felisha Moore was always goal-oriented and driven. Her talent and dedication continued to shine throughout her time at Freeman High School in Adams, ultimately leading to a full-ride scholarship to Stanford.