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The 17-Year Love Story Behind San Jose's New $6 Million Playground

The 17-Year Love Story Behind San Jose's New $6 Million Playground

Something happened the first time Julie Matsushima held her granddaughter, Aimee, seventeen years ago. A bond was formed that changed both their lives, and is now enriching the lives of other children with special needs. Watch »

May 29, 2015
USGS Erroneously Reports 5.1-M Quake Near Redding

USGS Erroneously Reports 5.1-M Quake Near Redding

The US Geological Survey erroneously reported that an earthquake with a magnitude of 5.1 struck about 25 miles north... Read »

May 29, 2015
Good Samaritans Rescue Man Who Crashed Into Canal

Good Samaritans Rescue Man Who Crashed Into Canal

They were in the right place at the right time. Good Samaritans on Wednesday rushed to save an elderly man who... Watch »

May 28, 2015

"Disgruntled" Ex-Patient in "Mrs. Doubtfire" House Arson Cops Plea

A woman charged with setting fire to a house featured in the popular "Mrs. Doubtfire'' movie has pleaded guilty... Read »

May 28, 2015
Calif. City Nixes Fireworks Show Because of Drought

Calif. City Nixes Fireworks Show Because of Drought

The city of Cupertino won't be having a fireworks show on July 4 because of California's drought, and in an odd... Read »

May 28, 2015
El Niño Could Bring Rain, Mudslides to Drought-Stricken California

El Niño Could Bring Rain, Mudslides to Drought-Stricken California

A strengthening El Niño season could bring much-needed rain to California this year — but it also threatens the... Read »

May 27, 2015
Putting Sunscreen to the Test

Putting Sunscreen to the Test

Consumer Reports puts 34 sunscreens to the test. Some sunscreens, they find, don't deliver the SPF protection that... Read »

May 25, 2015
Missing Woman Tells Man How She Got Stranded

Missing Woman Tells Man How She Got Stranded

A missing woman is talking about how she and her husband ended up stranded down a rocky, dirt road on a reservation.... Watch »

May 26, 2015
Pot Grower Ordered to Pay $6.5M for Sparking Wildfire

Pot Grower Ordered to Pay $6.5M for Sparking Wildfire

A convicted marijuana grower was sentenced to nearly seven years in prison and ordered to pay a $6.5 million fine... Read »

May 26, 2015
SeaWorld Experts Travel to Spill Site To Help Animals

SeaWorld Experts Travel to Spill Site To Help Animals

A team of 100 specialists will remain on standby. Watch »

May 25, 2015
McDonald Arrested For Domestic Violence: Police

McDonald Arrested For Domestic Violence: Police

Former San Francisco 49ers defensive tackle Ray McDonald has been arrested on misdemeanor domestic violence and... Watch »

May 24, 2015
More Oil-Soaked Animals Arrive at SeaWorld

More Oil-Soaked Animals Arrive at SeaWorld

The four animals were sickened in the oil spill near Santa Barbara. Read »

May 24, 2015
50-Year-Old Falls 60 Feet From Cliff in Ocean Beach

50-Year-Old Falls 60 Feet From Cliff in Ocean Beach

She is suffering from serious injuries but is conscious and breathing. Read »

May 24, 2015
Oil-Soaked Sea Lion Treated in SD Dies

Oil-Soaked Sea Lion Treated in SD Dies

The sea lion sickened in the oil spill near Santa Barbara was being rescued and cared for by SeaWorld San Diego. Watch »

May 23, 2015
No Injuries After Prius Plunges Into Pool: Police

No Injuries After Prius Plunges Into Pool: Police

Police said no one was hurt when a Toyota Prius plowed down a driveway and through a fence before plunging into... Read »

May 22, 2015
Navy Pilot Ejects After Jet Runs Off Runway Near San Diego

Navy Pilot Ejects After Jet Runs Off Runway Near San Diego

A military plane has gone off the runway at Naval Air Station North Island into the San Diego Bay, officials... Watch »

May 23, 2015
Woman Pleads Guilty to Faking Cancer, Defrauding Friends and Family

Woman Pleads Guilty to Faking Cancer, Defrauding Friends and Family

Meaghan Hudson was described by her attorney as "very remorseful" in a previous court appearance. Read »

May 20, 2015
Man With Autism Passes Bar Exam, Breaks Barriers

Man With Autism Passes Bar Exam, Breaks Barriers

Erik Weber continues to prove people wrong. Read »

May 22, 2015
Stay-At-Home Dad Rejected From Joining Moms' Club

Stay-At-Home Dad Rejected From Joining Moms' Club

A stay-at-home dad says a Bay Area moms' group told him he’s unwelcome because he is heterosexual. Watch »

May 20, 2015

"Batkid Begins" Movie Coming to Theaters

"Batkid Begins," a documentary about San Francisco's daylong transformation in honor of a child with... Read »

May 23, 2015

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