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Hollister police rescue two pit bulls from parked vehicle in 101 degree heat

June 14, 2019 12:39 pm

By Duncan Sinfield Posted Jun 14 2019 11:46AM PDT Updated Jun 14 2019 11:49AM PDT HOLLISTER, Calif. (KTVU) - Animal control officers and Hollister police rescued two pit bulls in distress from a hot vehicle, Tuesday. They were left without food, water, or adequate ventilation in triple digit temperatures. Police responded to a call for two large dogs left […]

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With Warriors leaving Oakland, future of Oracle Arena uncertain

June 14, 2019 12:37 pm

By Tom Vacar, KTVU Posted Jun 13 2019 05:30PM PDT Video Posted Jun 13 2019 05:45PM PDT Updated Jun 13 2019 09:53PM PDT OAKLAND, Calif. (KTVU) - With the Warriors soon to be a historical memory in Oracle Arena, what is to become of this massive 120-acre property and the arena itself? This complex has reached a crossroads: either keep […]

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Gas tax to jump another 6 cents a gallon to pay for road and bridge repairs

June 14, 2019 12:32 pm

By Kristin J. Bender, KTVU Posted Jun 13 2019 02:17PM PDT Updated Jun 13 2019 02:52PM PDT Last month, a driver said a brick-sized piece of concrete shattered his windshield when it fell inside the Yerba Buena tunnel on the Bay Bridge. When he reported the incident to Caltrans, he said a worker told him he was the fourth person […]

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Spare the air alert issued as poor air quality persists

June 12, 2019 12:28 pm

By Dan McMenamin Posted Jun 12 2019 11:13AM PDT SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA (BCN) - The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued a belated Spare the Air Alert for Wednesday after increased ocean breezes and a fog layer that were forecast to bring improved air quality have not yet shown up. The alert is the fourth […]

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San Francisco, other Bay Area cities bust heat records, some set 115 years ago

June 12, 2019 12:25 pm

By Lisa Fernandez, KTVU Posted Jun 12 2019 06:25AM PDT Video Posted Jun 12 2019 05:30AM PDT Updated Jun 12 2019 06:32AM PDT OAKLAND, Calif. (KTVU) - “The coldest winter I ever saw was the summer I spent in San Francisco.”  Whether Mark Twain said this or not has been hotly debated. But what is not under debate right now is […]

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Firefighter suffers heat exhaustion battling house fire in East Foothills of San Jose

June 12, 2019 12:14 pm

By KTVU Staff, Maureen Naylor, KTVU Posted Jun 11 2019 02:13PM PDT Video Posted Jun 11 2019 05:15PM PDT Updated Jun 11 2019 09:34PM PDT SAN JOSE, Calif. (KTVU) - A firefighter was injured Tuesday afternoon while responding to a house fire in the East Foothills of San Jose. The firefighter was treated at the scene for heat exhaustion fire officials said, […]

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Crews rescue woman who drove off cliff into the ocean

June 12, 2019 12:08 pm

Posted Jun 11 2019 01:48PM PDT Video Posted Jun 11 2019 06:11PM PDT Updated Jun 11 2019 08:20PM PDT BODEGA BAY, Calif. (BCN) - A 54-year-old Santa Rosa woman who escaped her burning Volkswagen Beetle on the Sonoma Coast and swam into the ocean Tuesday morning may have intended to kill herself, according to the Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office. The Bodega […]

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Elderly man killed in San Martin hit-and-run

June 7, 2019 12:49 pm

Posted Jun 07 2019 11:30AM PDT Updated Jun 07 2019 11:32AM PDT SAN MARTIN, Calif. (KTVU) - Authorities are searching for the driver who struck an elderly man crossing a road in San Martin on Tuesday. The victim was in the area of Monterey Road near Cox Avenue when he was hit. Gilroy police found an abandoned 2003 Dodge […]

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Santa Clara deputy breaks into car to rescue baby accidentally locked inside

June 7, 2019 12:46 pm

Posted Jun 07 2019 10:23AM PDT Updated Jun 07 2019 11:13AM PDT SAN JOSE Calif. (KTVU) - - A sheriff’s deputy rescued a four-month-old trapped inside a car in San Jose Tuesday afternoon. According to the Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Office, the baby boy’s mother accidentally locked her keys in the car and called for help. Deputy Galan […]

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Oakland man arrested for impersonating police officer

June 5, 2019 4:56 pm

By Annie Steuart , Duncan Sinfield Posted Jun 05 2019 02:13PM PDT SAN LEANDRO, Calif. (BCN/KTVU) - San Leandro police arrested an Oakland man Saturday for allegedly impersonating a police officer, a crime Berkeley police also accuse him of doing last month. Sergio Taylor, 20, was arrested after officers assigned to patrol San Leandro’s annual Cherry Festival saw him wearing […]

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