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A 27-year-old Fairfield resident died at a hospital after being hit by gunfire Saturday night, police said.
The victim and a 15-year-old boy were transported to NorthBay Medical Center, located at 1200 B Gale Wilson Blvd., around 10:40 p.m.
Both were suffering from gunshot wounds, police said.
The man succumbed to his... » Read More
A Sig-alert has been issued on northbound U.S. Highway 101 near Santa Rosa this morning after a big-rig crashed and started burning, according to the California Highway Patrol.
An incident with a big-rig on its side was reported at 8:10 a.m. on the highway near Todd Road, according to the CHP.
The alert was issued at 8:20 a.m. after the truck reportedly crashed... » Read More
A police officer has been released from the hospital after suffering injuries in a crash with a vehicle driven by armed robbery suspects in San Francisco's Richmond District Saturday, a police spokeswoman said.
Officers responded around 6:45 a.m. to a report of a robbery in the 3400 block of Balboa Street in which a suspect allegedly fired a gunshot, San Francisco police... » Read More
By Bay City News Service
The San Mateo County Sheriff's Office is investigating an interrupted residential burglary that happened in the community of Kings Mountain near Woodside on Thursday evening.
Deputies responded to a report of an interrupted residential burglary in the 14600 block of Skyline Boulevard around 5:35 p.m.
The suspects in a... » Read More
By Bay City News Service
Three men were arrested for burglarizing a home in Saratoga on Thursday morning, deputies said.
At about 8:50 a.m., Santa Clara County sheriff's deputies were dispatched to a residential burglary reported in the 15000 Block of Kittridge Road.
Sheriff's deputies investigating the burglary determined that a man knocked on the... » Read More
A man was injured in a shooting near Lake Merritt this morning, according to police.
The shooting in the 3200 block of Lakeshore Avenue east of Splash Pad Park was reported around 1 a.m., Officer J. Moore said.
The man was transported for at least one gunshot wound and information on his condition was not available, Moore said. Read More
Partly cloudy skies with patchy fog are likely in the Bay Area this morning. Highs are expected to be in the upper 50s to lower 60s, with southeasterly winds around 5 mph.
Mostly clear skies are likely this evening, with patchy fog after midnight. Lows are expected to be in the lower 50s, with southwesterly winds of up to 10 mph.
Mostly cloudy skies are likely... » Read More
PG&E is working to repair a power outage this morning that affected thousands of PG&E customers in San Jose, a PG&E spokesman said.
The outage, which initially affected about 3,883 customers, was reported on Saturday night around 8:30 p.m., PG&E spokesman J.D. Guidi said.
The outage, caused by an underground equipment failure, is affecting the area around the... » Read More
Hundreds of PG&E customers are without power in San Jose this morning.
A power outage, affecting roughly 1,290 customers, was reported near Robert F. Kennedy Elementary School around 12:45 a.m., according to PG&E.
Power is expected to be restored by 4:15 a.m., according to PG&E. » Read More
By Bay City News Service
Residents spotted a mountain lion in Los Trancos Woods on Friday evening, San Mateo County emergency officials said.
The sighting was at about 6:30 p.m. in the vicinity of the 100 block of Carmel Avenue in Los Trancos Woods, according to the San Mateo County Office of Emergency Services.
Anyone who sees a mountain lion is... » Read More
Three lanes of northbound Interstate Highway 880 in San Leandro have reopened following a collision this evening, according to the California Highway Patrol.
The collision involving an overturned vehicle on I-880 near the Davis Street off-ramp was reported at about 9:45 p.m. and a Sigalert was issued shortly after 10 p.m., according to the CHP.
The lanes were... » Read More
SAN FRANCISCO (BCN)
A police officer has been released from the hospital after suffering injuries in a crash with a vehicle driven by armed robbery suspects in San Francisco's Richmond district today, a police spokeswoman said.
Officers responded around 6:45 a.m. to a report of a robbery in the 3400 block of Balboa Street in which a suspect allegedly fired a... » Read More
An overturned vehicle is blocking three lanes of northbound Interstate Highway 880 in San Leandro tonight, according to the California Highway Patrol.
The collision on I-880 near the Davis Street off-ramp was reported at about 9:45 p.m. and a Sigalert was issued shortly after 10 p.m., according to the CHP.
The CHP has not reported the extent of injuries suffered... » Read More
Police in Novato arrested a Richmond woman Friday afternoon for multiple charges during a welfare check.
Officers responded to a home in the 5400 block of Nave Drive in Novato at about 2 p.m. Friday to conduct a welfare check of a female associated with a Honda car, police said.
While at the home, officers contacted 36-year-old Kasacha... » Read More
Three suspects have been arrested in connection with a shooting on Friday in Richmond that left a 28-year-old man dead and injured a 71-year-old man, police said today.
At about 1 a.m. ON Friday police responded to a ShotSpotter activation in the 1300 block of Coalinga Avenue where a 71-year-old resident had also reported a burglary, according to... » Read More
SANTA ROSA (BCN)
A suspected arson fire damaged a motorcycle gear shop in Santa Rosa early this morning, a fire battalion chief said.
Crews were dispatched around 1:45 a.m. to an alarm sounding and reports of a dumpster fire behind the Cycle Gear shop in a strip mall at 3011 Santa Rosa Ave., according to Santa Rosa fire Battalion Chief Michael Jones.
Mariners, surfers and beachgoers in the Bay Area are advised by the U.S. Coast Guard to use caution as high surf is expected to pass through Northern California today and Sunday.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration issued a high-surf warning for the California coastline today from Sonoma County in the north to Monterey County in the south.
The... » Read More
Search and rescue divers recovered the body of a man who went missing this morning after a boat crash in Brentwood, according to the Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office.
The man went missing after the boat he was on crashed into a bridge around 11 a.m. near the Cruiser Haven Marina in Brentwood, according to the sheriff's office spokesman Jimmy... » Read More
Search and rescue crews in Brentwood are continuing to look for a man who went missing following a boat crash this morning, a Contra Costa County Sheriff's Office spokesman said.
The boat crashed into a bridge around 11 a.m. near the Cruiser Haven Marina in Brentwood with at least two people on board, according to the sheriff's office spokesman Jimmy Lee.
Two men were injured in separate shootings in East Oakland this morning, according to police.
The first shooting was reported around 9:30 a.m. in the area of 98th Avenue and Plymouth Street, police said.
The victim suffered at least one gunshot wound and was taken to a hospital in stable condition.
Police said a second... » Read More
SANTA CRUZ (BCN)
Police in Santa Cruz are asking for the public's help in locating two teenagers who attacked and badly injured an 86-year-old woman and tried to snatch her purse.
The robbery happened around 8:40 p.m. Wednesday near the intersection of Center and Church streets in the downtown area, according to police.
Police said the woman was... » Read More
One person was injured and another is still missing after a boat crash in Brentwood today, Contra Costa County sheriff's officials are reporting.
The boat crashed into a bridge around 11 a.m. near the Cruiser Haven Marina in Brentwood, according to the sheriff's office.
Emergency responders are attempting to locate the missing person and the injured person was... » Read More
SAN JOSE (BCN)
A restaurant in San Jose had its license to sell alcohol suspended for 30 days due to multiple violations, according to the California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control.
Beverage control agents posted a notice of suspension at Bboss Restaurant located at 385 N. Capitol Ave. for alleged lewd acts, allowing minors to consume alcoholic... » Read More
SAN JOSE (BCN)
A California Highway Patrol officer is recovering today after being struck by a hit-and-run driver on U.S. Highway 101 in San Jose on Friday night.
Two officers were issuing a traffic ticket along on Highway 101 north of Alum Rock Avenue around 10:40 p.m. when the driver of a silver sedan sideswiped the officers' patrol vehicle and hit one of the... » Read More
A police officer is in the hospital this morning after being injured in a crash in San Francisco's Richmond district involving a car driven by armed robbery suspects, a police spokeswoman said.
Officers responded around 6:45 a.m. to a report of a robbery in the 3400 block of Balboa Street in which a suspect apparently fired a gunshot, San Francisco police Officer Danielle... » Read More
A police officer is in the hospital after being injured in a crash in San Francisco's Richmond district involving a car driven by armed robbery suspects, a police spokeswoman said.
Officers responded around 6:45 a.m. to a report of a robbery in the 3400 block of Balboa Street in which a suspect apparently fired a gunshot, San Francisco police Officer Danielle Newman said. Read More
Police are attempting to locate multiple suspects in connection with a string of armed robberies in Brentwood on Thursday night, a police sergeant said.
Five armed robberies were reported across Brentwood during a roughly one-hour period between 8:20 p.m. and 9:30 p.m., according to Brentwood police Sgt. Walter O'Grodnick.
The first... » Read More
By Bay City News Service
Two former Marina residents were arrested in Tacoma, Wash., this week in connection with the death of their 19-month-old son, who died around six months ago, Marina police said.
Brandon Kenney, 33, and his wife Christina Kenney, 31, were arrested Tuesday at their home in Tacoma after what police called an extensive investigation. Read More
SAN LEANDRO (BCN)
A tobacco decoy operation in San Leandro resulted in 14 businesses receiving citations Thursday afternoon, police said.
Authorities conducted an undercover sting operation targeting dozens of retail businesses throughout the city on Thursday afternoon, according to police.
A minor decoy went into each of the businesses attempting... » Read More
Mostly cloudy skies are likely in the Bay Area this morning. Highs are expected to be in the 50s to upper 60s, with westerly winds of up to 20 mph.
Mostly clear skies are likely this evening, with patchy fog after midnight. Lows are expected to be in the lower 50s, with westerly winds of up to 20 mph.
Mostly cloudy skies are likely Sunday morning, with patchy... » Read More
Another lucky lottery player in Milpitas won more than a million dollars this week, according to California Lottery officials.
The winning player, Vinayak Pandit, purchased a $2 California Lucky for Life Scratchers ticket at Victoria Liquors located at 22 S. Park Victoria Drive Thursday, officials said.
Pandit scratched the ticket... » Read More
Lanes of Interstate Highway 680 in Pleasanton are blocked this morning due to a multiple-car accident, according to the California Highway Patrol.
The accident, involving at least three cars, was reported at about 11:10 p.m. Friday on northbound Highway 680, just north of the Interstate Highway 580 connector ramp, the CHP said.
The CHP said about 200 feet of... » Read More
By Bay City News Service
A Seaside resident was convicted today of second-degree murder in the death of his 8-year-old son, according to Monterey County District Attorney Dean Flippo.
Zabdiel Solis Arciga, 36, drove away from his girlfriend's house with his son in the front passenger seat of his car around 1 a.m.on July 27, 2010 after an argument, according to... » Read More
Two people were critically injured tonight when a car drove into a bus shelter at Mission and Silver streets, according to San Francisco police.
A vehicle struck a bus shelter at the intersection shortly after 9:30 p.m., hitting both a pedestrian and a pole, according to Sgt. Danielle Newman.
The pedestrian and the driver of the vehicle both received ... » Read More
Two East Bay men have been sentenced to federal prison terms for robbing a bank in Alameda last August, the U.S. Attorney's Office said.
U.S. District Court Judge Yvonne Gonzalez Rogers on Thursday sentenced 28-year-old Craig Goatley of Oakland to 6 1/2 years in prison and last week she sentenced Calvin Odom, 25, of Berkeley to 7 years and 2 months... » Read More
All lanes have reopened on northbound state Highway 17 just south of Redwood Estates in Los Gatos following an injury accident, according to the California Highway Patrol.
The collision, which appears to have involved two vehicles, was reported just before 7 p.m., the CHP reports.
One vehicle was reportedly on its roof after the collision. » Read More
Piedmont city officials say they reopened Moraga Avenue around 7:45 p.m. tonight after a closure caused by a small landslide that knocked several trees into a power line.
The landslide from a private property on to Moraga Avenue and the resulting power line problems near Maxwelton Road forced the closure of a ... » Read More
SAN FRANCISCO (BCN)
A San Bruno resident who allegedly threw fireworks from the bleachers at a San Francisco Giants game at AT&T Park Wednesday night pleaded not guilty today to felony charges, according to prosecutors.
Paola Alessio Pavone, 21, was arraigned today in San Francisco Superior Court today on one charge of felony possession of a destructive device... » Read More
Two lanes are closed on northbound state Highway 17 just south of Redwood Estates in Los Gatos due to an injury accident, according to the California Highway Patrol.
The collision, which appears to have involved two vehicles, was reported just before 7 p.m., the CHP reports.
One vehicle was reportedly on its roof after the collision.
There is no... » Read More
The Contra Costa County District Attorney's Office has decided not to file criminal charges against a former Concord elementary school principal accused of failing to contact police after receiving reports of possible sexual misconduct by teacher Joseph Martin.
Former Woodside Elementary School principal Jennifer Sachs will not face criminal... » Read More
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