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Wednesday, Aug 15, 2018 at 08:08 AM PDT

Disaster Fires Take Physical, Emotional Toll on Firefighters

Disaster Fires Take Physical, Emotional Toll on Firefighters

As flames and destruction grip the state firefighters and their families are dealing with stress and emotional pain on a scale never seen before, veteran firefighters say.

Wednesday, Aug 15, 2018 at 05:10 PM PDT

Officials Knew Sex Offender Lived Near School, Park

Officials Knew Sex Offender Lived Near School, Park

The arrest of a registered sex offender Francisco Diaz, 46, on suspicion of kidnapping and child molestation in Oak Park raised questions about the sex offender tracking system.

Wednesday, Aug 15, 2018 at 05:34 AM PDT

Hammerhead Shark Sighting Prompts Shoreline Closure

Hammerhead Shark Sighting Prompts Shoreline Closure

A hammerhead shark sighting in the waters near Oceanside prompted lifeguards to close a stretch of the shoreline Tuesday.

Tuesday, Aug 14, 2018 at 03:41 PM PDT

Curry Makes Donation to Pro Golfer Whose Wife Has Cancer

Curry Makes Donation to Pro Golfer Whose Wife Has Cancer

Steph Curry may have finished in last place at the Ellie Mae Classic last week, but that didn't stop him from doing something thoughtful for a player on the Web.com Tour. During a press conference after he...

Wednesday, Aug 15, 2018 at 11:42 AM PDT

San Francisco Set to Roll Out the 'Poop Patrol'

San Francisco Set to Roll Out the 'Poop Patrol'

It has a funny name, but it’s targeting a serious problem. San Francisco is rolling out the "Poop Patrol." Next month, two city crews will begin patrolling and cleaning the parts of San Francisco that generate...

Tuesday, Aug 14, 2018 at 04:54 PM PDT

Recycling Troubles: Companies Struggle With New Tariffs

Recycling Troubles: Companies Struggle With New Tariffs

The problems are "piling up" for Bay Area recycling and trash collection companies trying to comply with California's strict standards.

Tuesday, Aug 14, 2018 at 06:29 PM PDT

Thieves Steal $20K in Goods From Oakland Bicycle Nonprofit

Thieves Steal $20K in Goods From Oakland Bicycle Nonprofit

A bicycle nonprofit in Oakland is scrambling to rebuild and restock after thieves made off with thousands of dollars in cash, bikes and equipment over the weekend.

Tuesday, Aug 14, 2018 at 05:49 PM PDT

40 Years After Gruesome Teen Death, Suspect Still at Large

40 Years After Gruesome Teen Death, Suspect Still at Large

40 years later, police are still searching for the suspect involved in the gruesome death of a 15-year-old girl. She was found beaten and strangled to death on the shores of Torrey Pines State Beach on the...

Tuesday, Aug 14, 2018 at 07:33 AM PDT

Tesla Forms Committee to Assess Proposal to Go Private

Tesla Forms Committee to Assess Proposal to Go Private

Tesla is forming a special committee to evaluate proposals to take the company private one week after CEO Elon Musk said he was considering it. The committee, made up of three independent directors, said...

Tuesday, Aug 14, 2018 at 09:41 PM PDT

Yosemite Reopens to Visitors With Smoky Air, Tight Lodging

Yosemite Reopens to Visitors With Smoky Air, Tight Lodging

Yosemite National Park reopened its scenic valley Tuesday after a nearly three-week closure due to nearby wildfires but advised visitors to expect some smoke in the air and limited lodging and food services...

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