Regional News

Anti-gentrification activist says arsons only hurt housing crisis: 2 Investigates

July 19, 2017 3:09 pm

POSTED: JUL 19 2017 10:42AM PDT UPDATED: JUL 19 2017 10:49AM PDT OAKLAND, Calif. (Candice Nguyen/KTV) -Anti-gentrification activists and residents fighting for affordable housing say the recent arsons in the East Bay are not aligned with their beliefs. Fire investigators still have not determined the cause of the most recent fire at the Alta Waverly construction site in […]

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Fire damages units at Walnut Creek condo complex

July 19, 2017 3:03 pm

POSTED: JUL 19 2017 06:56AM PDT UPDATED: JUL 19 2017 06:56AM PDT WALNUT CREEK, Calif. (KTVU) - Firefighters battled a small fire at the Ygnacio Gardens Apartments early Wednesday at 1919Ygancio Valley Road in Walnut Creek, according to Contra Costa County Fire Protection District officials. The fire broke out about midnight. One neighbor told KTVU that the police had been called to this […]

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Ayesha Curry throws out first pitch for Sonoma Stompers, promote organic soup

July 19, 2017 2:59 pm

POSTED: JUL 19 2017 06:20AM PDT UPDATED: JUL 19 2017 06:20AM PDT SONOMA, Calif. (Debora Villalon/KTVU) -The Sonoma Stompers had a big turnout for their game Tuesday night, as much for what happened off the field, as on.Ayesha Curry, chef and Food Network host, and wife of Warriors star Steph Curry, was on hand for some pre-game mingling.”To […]

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Vote on controversial $300-million Geary Boulevard “bus-only” lanes

July 18, 2017 11:26 am

POSTED: JUL 18 2017 07:55AM PDT UPDATED: JUL 18 2017 07:56AM PDT SAN FRANCISCO (BCN/KTVU) - The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency board is set to vote Tuesday on a bus rapid transit project that will create separated bus-only lanes through much of the city’s busiest transit corridor. The $300-million Geary bus rapid-transit project will include dedicated bus […]

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Family of terminally-ill cancer patient file end-of-life lawsuit against UCSF

July 18, 2017 11:21 am

POSTED: JUL 17 2017 11:00PM PDT UPDATED: JUL 18 2017 07:33AM PDT SAN FRANCISCO (KTVU) - The family of a terminally ill cancer patient has filed a lawsuit against UCSF Medical Center alleging the hospital misled their loved one into believing they would assist in providing aid-in-death under the state’s End of Life Option Act. Attorney Kathryn Stebner […]

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Latest Lake County fire demonstrates how raw residents feel

July 18, 2017 11:17 am

POSTED: JUL 18 2017 05:09AM PDT UPDATED: JUL 18 2017 05:34AM PDT LOWER LAKE, Calif. (Debora Villalon/KTVU) A fire in Lake County Monday afternoon demonstrated how residents are still raw from the devastating fires of the past two years. “I’m sure there were hundreds of 911 calls, honestly,” CalFire Division Chief Greg Bertelli told KTVU.  ”When there’s a […]

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Construction begins on Moraga sinkhole damaged during winter rains

July 17, 2017 11:41 am

POSTED: JUL 17 2017 05:43AM PDT UPDATED: JUL 17 2017 09:11AM PDT MORAGA, Calif. (KTVU) - Contractors began work on Monday to fix a damaged pipe that caused a huge sinkhole in town during the winter storms in a project that is expected to continue through October. Moraga’s Public Works Director Edric Kawn said in a news release […]

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Flower Piano brings music to Botanical Garden

July 17, 2017 11:38 am

POSTED: JUL 16 2017 09:21AM PDT UPDATED: JUL 16 2017 12:38PM PDT SAN FRANCISCO (KTVU) - 12 days of celebrating music and nature has returned to Golden Gate Park. It is the 3rd annual Flower Piano, where 12 pianos are hidden around San Francisco’s Botanical Garden for 12 days. Maura Ffortisimo and Dean Mermell came up with the […]

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3 injured in shooting near UC Berkeley campus

July 17, 2017 11:35 am

POSTED: JUL 15 2017 08:40AM PDT UPDATED: JUL 16 2017 12:37PM PDT BERKELEY, Calif. (BCN) - Three people were hospitalized after a shooting a block from the University of California at Berkeley campus early this morning, police said today. Around 2:42 a.m., an officer heard gunshots near the corner of Durant Avenue and Bowditch Street, Berkeley police Sgt. […]

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Bay Area family finds courage and strength to put abuser behind bars

July 14, 2017 3:52 pm

By: Amber Lee POSTED: JUL 14 2017 01:32PM PDT UPDATED: JUL 14 2017 02:18PM PDT A Contra Costa County family endured a harrowing ordeal of domestic abuse that lasted for years. Their resiliency and courage in surviving and helping to put their abuser behind bars received a special recognition from the Contra Costa County District Attorney’s office. Victoria […]

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