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3 cases of measles in Bay Area, follows outbreak in Pacific Northwest

March 7, 2019 2:46 pm

POSTED MAR 07 2019 05:23AM PST SAN FRANCISCO (KTVU/AP) - Health officials confirmed this week at least three Bay Area residents in Santa Clara, San Francisco and Santa Cruz counties have contracted measles, two of them from the other person in the same airplane flight. In February, a Santa Cruz County resident with measles was on an […]

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University of California tuition to remain unchanged for California residents

March 7, 2019 2:44 pm

By Keith Burbank POSTED MAR 06 2019 10:58PM PST UPDATED MAR 06 2019 11:11PM PST SACRAMENTO, Calif. (BCN) - By Bay City News Service In-state undergraduate tuition at the University of California will remain unchanged next year, University President Janet Napolitano announced Wednesday at meeting in Sacramento. The San Francisco Bay Area is home to two UC schools, the University of California […]

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Mother, 2 children found dead in San Jose home in apparent murder-suicide

March 7, 2019 2:43 pm

By Azenith Smith, KTVU, KTVU Staff POSTED MAR 06 2019 04:11PM PST VIDEO POSTED MAR 06 2019 10:41PM PST UPDATED MAR 06 2019 11:22PM PST SAN JOSE, Calif. (KTVU) - San Jose police confirm two young children and an adult female were found dead inside a San Jose home Wednesday in an apparent murder-suicide. Police responded to the Dent Commons apartment complex […]

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California governor plans to withdraw hundreds of National Guard troops from border

February 11, 2019 3:34 pm

By: KATHLEEN RONAYNE, Associated Press POSTED: FEB 11 2019 05:55AM PST UPDATED: FEB 11 2019 05:56AM PST SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - California Gov. Gavin Newsom plans Monday to withdraw several hundred National Guard troops from the state’s southern border with Mexico in defiance of the Trump administration’s request for support from border states. About 100 of the 360 troops […]

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Northern California beaches dusted with snow in latest storm, hazardous driving in Sierra

February 11, 2019 3:32 pm

POSTED: FEB 10 2019 12:59PM PST UPDATED: FEB 10 2019 01:00PM PST TRUCKEE, Calif. (AP) - The latest in a series of storms dusted Northern California beaches with snow and caused whiteout conditions on mountain roads. A stretch of Interstate 80, a key route through the Sierra Nevada to Lake Tahoe, remained closed early Sunday because of heavy […]

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Single-engine plane crashes into hillside of Mount Diablo overnight

February 11, 2019 3:31 pm

By: Andre Torrez, Leigh Martinez, KTVU, KTVU Staff, Duncan Sinfield, KTVU POSTED: FEB 09 2019 04:25PM PST VIDEO POSTED: FEB 09 2019 07:53PM PST UPDATED: FEB 09 2019 09:16PM PST ALAMO, Calif. (KTVU) - Crews are responding Saturday to a small plane crash on the hillside of Mount Diablo. The crash was discovered just after 2:30 p.m. Federal Aviation Administration told KTVU the single […]

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California wildfire victims living in RVs ordered to leave properties

February 5, 2019 3:29 pm

By: PAUL ELIAS, Associated Press POSTED: FEB 05 2019 07:08AM PST PARADISE, Calif. - Hundreds of Northern California wildfire victims desperate for housing and living in recreational vehicles on their burned-out lots were ordered off their properties Monday after federal authorities threatened to cut off funding for the state’s biggest natural disaster cleanup. The Paradise Town Council unanimously […]

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Residents wake up to a rare sighting in the Bay Area: Snow!

February 5, 2019 3:28 pm

By: KTVU Staff POSTED: FEB 05 2019 05:37AM PST VIDEO POSTED: FEB 05 2019 05:12AM PST UPDATED: FEB 05 2019 12:10PM PST OAKLAND, Calif. (KTVU) - Bay Area residents woke up to a strange sight on Tuesday: Snow. The powdery white stuff was spotted at higher elevations in the Santa Cruz Mountains, Mount Tamalpais in Marin County and the Altamont […]

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Palo Alto police investigating Monday evening bank robbery, suspect at large

February 5, 2019 3:22 pm

By: Duncan Sinfield, KTVU POSTED: FEB 04 2019 09:44PM PST PALO ALTO, Calif. (KTVU) - Palo Alto police are looking to identify a suspect who robbed a bank on California Avenue Monday evening after showing a note to the teller. The suspect fled on foot and remains at large. At 5:28 p.m., Palo Alto police dispatch received a […]

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Insurance claims from deadly California wildfires top $11.4B

January 28, 2019 4:42 pm

POSTED: JAN 28 2019 12:42PM PST UPDATED: JAN 28 2019 12:43PM PST SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Insurance claims from California’s deadly November 2018 wildfires have topped $11.4 billion, making the series of fires one of the most expensive in state history, officials said Monday. More than $8 billion of those losses are from the fire that leveled […]

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