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Wednesday, Jun 22, 2016 at 12:53 AM PDT

Petition Opposes Efforts to Recall Judge Aaron Persky

Petition Opposes Efforts to Recall Judge Aaron Persky

A growing group of Bay Area legal professionals are publicly opposing the so-called recall efforts aimed at Judge Aaron Persky.

Wednesday, Jun 22, 2016 at 12:43 AM PDT

SJPD Honors Fallen Officer Michael Katherman

SJPD Honors Fallen Officer Michael Katherman

Thousands gathered at SAP Center in downtown San Jose for a memorial service to honor Officer Michael Katherman, who was killed in an accident a week ago.

Wednesday, Jun 22, 2016 at 02:00 PM PDT

Map: 2016 California Wildfires

Map: 2016 California Wildfires

California faces an active wildfire season in 2016 due to years of drought and what could be a scorching summer.

Tuesday, Jun 21, 2016 at 01:48 PM PDT

Caught on Video: Mountain Biker Crashes Into Bear

Caught on Video: Mountain Biker Crashes Into Bear

A mountain biker whose video camera captured him colliding with a bear on a trail near Lake Tahoe in California said he imagined the animal was as surprised as he was by the encounter.

Tuesday, Jun 21, 2016 at 06:58 PM PDT

California Closing Last Nuclear Plant

California Closing Last Nuclear Plant

California's last nuclear power plant will close by 2025 under an accord announced Tuesday, ending three decades of safety debates that helped fuel the national anti-nuclear power movement.

Monday, Jun 20, 2016 at 08:48 PM PDT

Transgender Personal Trainer Builds Strength and Community

Transgender Personal Trainer Builds Strength and Community

While divisive voices continue to vilify transgender people, the reality is transgender individuals are out there, living full lives and making a positive impact in their communities.

Monday, Jun 20, 2016 at 07:24 PM PDT

Video Shows Tesla Model S Acting as a Boat

Video Shows Tesla Model S Acting as a Boat

Tesla is known for its electronic vehicles, but a new video shows one man's Model S acting as a boat.

Monday, Jun 20, 2016 at 05:45 PM PDT

Student's Threat Detailing Violence Investigated

Student's Threat Detailing Violence Investigated

A high school hate letter that threatened violent murder and sexual assault at a Santa Cruz County campus - and the school's response to it - has parents outraged and consulting with an attorney, according...

Tuesday, Jun 21, 2016 at 07:19 AM PDT

Billboard Calls for the Removal of Judge Persky

Billboard Calls for the Removal of Judge Persky

A new Bay Area billboard is calling on the California Commission on Judicial Performance to remove Judge Aaron Persky from the bench after his controversial decision for a six month sentence on the Brock Turner...

Monday, Jun 20, 2016 at 03:01 PM PDT

Great White Shark Spotted in Santa Cruz

Great White Shark Spotted in Santa Cruz

A lifeguard and a swimmer spotted a white shark about 250 yards off Cowell Beach early evening Saturday. Dozens of people were in the water at the time. Lifeguards responded quickly to get them out safely.

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