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"Throw Away" Puppy Rescued from Recycling Plant "Very Happy"

The fluffy white blur tore across the hardwood floors of a Potrero Hill apartment, skidding and tossing a red rubber bone with a mischievous glee. Patricia Aleman watched the romp with a bemused grin, extending a doggy treat for the effort. Watch »

5 hours ago
King Fire Arson Suspect

King Fire Arson Suspect "Respected Nature More Than People"

The sister and girlfriend of a construction worker arrested on suspicion of intentionally setting a wildfire... Watch »

Sep 20, 2014
Tim Cook Greets iPhone Fans in Palo Alto

Tim Cook Greets iPhone Fans in Palo Alto

If you didn't know any better, you may think that San Francisco's homeless population had skyrocketed on... Watch »

Sep 20, 2014
Sailor Who Saved Marine Under Fire Awarded Silver Star

Sailor Who Saved Marine Under Fire Awarded Silver Star

A Navy hospital corpsman who faced heavy fire to save an injured Marine was presented with the military‚Äôs... Watch »

6 hours ago
San Diego Zoo Welcomes Cheetah Cubs

San Diego Zoo Welcomes Cheetah Cubs

The San Diego Zoo Safari Park has welcomed two new cheetah cubs that are being raised by zoo staff. Read »

Sep 20, 2014
Army Opens Ranger School to Women

Army Opens Ranger School to Women

The U.S. Army is opening the door for women to go to Ranger school. Read »

Sep 20, 2014
Gov. Brown Orders Help for Dry Wells

Gov. Brown Orders Help for Dry Wells

Residents in drought-stricken California whose wells have gone dry will soon get help from key state agencies under... Read »

5 hours ago
Exiled from SF, MonkeyParking App Appears in LA

Exiled from SF, MonkeyParking App Appears in LA

MonkeyParking, the app that was run out of San Francisco on a rail, is now trying to startup again in a place... Read »

Sep 19, 2014
95% of California Seniors Pass Exit Exam

95% of California Seniors Pass Exit Exam

New data shows that the percentage of California seniors passing the high school exit exam required for... Read »

5 hours ago
Man Dies Trying to Help in SR-67 Crash

Man Dies Trying to Help in SR-67 Crash

One person was killed in a two-vehicle collision on State Route 67. Watch »

Sep 19, 2014
Richmond Restaurant Encouraging Bad Reviews On Yelp

Richmond Restaurant Encouraging Bad Reviews On Yelp

Botto Bistro in Richmond has had it with Yelp. So the restaurant is asking its patrons to write it... Read »

Sep 19, 2014
Woman Admits Hiding Body of Newborn Under Home

Woman Admits Hiding Body of Newborn Under Home

A woman pleaded no contest today in Monterey County Superior Court in Salinas to felony charges after admitting she... Read »

Sep 19, 2014
Police Called to McDonald's House After Female Held Gun

Police Called to McDonald's House After Female Held Gun

San Francisco 49ers defensive lineman Ray McDonald on Thursday night provided no comment when NBC Bay Area asked for... Watch »

Sep 19, 2014
SF Supe Tells World He Takes Anti-HIV Drug

SF Supe Tells World He Takes Anti-HIV Drug

In a surprising and almost unheard of admission for a well-known politician - even for San Francisco -... Watch »

Sep 18, 2014
Plant-Killing Bug Moves Into Bay Area

Plant-Killing Bug Moves Into Bay Area

Bay Area farmers and gardeners now have a new scourge: the invasive Bagrada bug, which has appeared as far north as... Read »

Sep 18, 2014

"Rub Me for Luck" Child Molester Gets 5 Years in Prison

A man wearing a "rub me for luck" T-shirt who inappropriately grabbed a 6-year-old girl in a San... Read »

Sep 18, 2014
Brown Signs Ride-Sharing Insurance Legislation

Brown Signs Ride-Sharing Insurance Legislation

Drivers for ride-sharing companies such as Uber and Lyft must carry minimum levels of insurance under... Read »

Sep 18, 2014
Surfer Who Said Shark Broke His Board Alters Story

Surfer Who Said Shark Broke His Board Alters Story

A surfer with a board broken almost neatly in half is still claiming to have been attacked by a great white shark. Read »

Sep 18, 2014
Police Say Girl, Mother Surviving Hit-and-Run Crash a

Police Say Girl, Mother Surviving Hit-and-Run Crash a "Miracle"

Police are calling it a miracle. A 24-year-old woman and her daughter were struck by a hit-and-run driver after they... Watch »

Sep 18, 2014
Groundwater Levels Plummet in Crucial LA County Basins

Groundwater Levels Plummet in Crucial LA County Basins

Apart from reporting requirements, the overseers of major local groundwater basins are exempt from the provisions of... Watch »

Sep 18, 2014
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