Regional News

Hope for the future: SFSU class of 2017 graduates at AT&T Park

May 26, 2017 9:38 am

POSTED: MAY 25 2017 11:20PM PDT UPDATED: MAY 25 2017 11:21PM PDT SAN FRANCISCO (KTVU) - Thursday was graduation night for thousands of San Francisco State University students. The commencement event was held at AT&T Park. A large crowd of 35,000 people attended, which included family, friends and the new graduates themselves. It was an event marked by […]

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1 year since Pearl Pinson’s abduction, Vallejo family refuses to lose hope

May 26, 2017 9:33 am

POSTED: MAY 25 2017 11:08PM PDT UPDATED: MAY 25 2017 11:08PM PDT A sad anniversary for the Vallejo family of Pearl Pinson, who was abducted on May 25, 2016 as she walked to her school bus in the morning. Witnesses saw the screaming teenager and called 911, bur Pinson has not been seen since. Still, her loved […]

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South Bay neighbors stock mini pantries for those in need

May 26, 2017 9:19 am

POSTED: MAY 25 2017 11:01PM PDT UPDATED: MAY 25 2017 11:01PM PDT SAN JOSE, Calif. (KTVU) - A grassroots movement to help those in need-is gaining popularity in the South Bay. The concept is simple. Neighbors stock little pantries with free food. Tucked hidden in the Cambrian Park neighborhood of San Jose behind the San Jose Clubhouse is […]

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Heroes honored by San Ramon Valley Fire Protection District

May 25, 2017 11:12 am

POSTED: MAY 24 2017 11:28PM PDT UPDATED: MAY 25 2017 08:38AM PDT The San Ramon Valley Fire Protection District honored several heroes during a board meeting and reunited them with a man who suffered a heart attack. They stressed the importance of CPR and that it could mean the difference between life and death. The man they […]

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San Jose police officer loses battle to lung cancer

May 25, 2017 11:00 am

POSTED: MAY 24 2017 10:50PM PDT UPDATED: MAY 24 2017 10:51PM PDT SAN JOSE, Calif. (KTVU) - The San Jose Police Department is mourning the loss of one of their officers, who at just 37 years old, lost his battle to lung cancer. On Thursday, memorial services will be held for Officer Michael Lewandowski. He’ being remembered for […]

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Person of interest sought in San Francisco Uber driver’s disappearance

May 25, 2017 10:53 am

POSTED: MAY 24 2017 09:07PM PDT UPDATED: MAY 25 2017 09:31AM PDT SAN FRANCISCO (Debora Villalon/KTVU) A San Francisco man, missing since Mother’s Day, is now considered a victim of foul play. And police believe the suspect is someone he knew and trusted. Piseth Chhay, 48, is a full-time Uber driver and early on, people […]

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San Jose Greyhound Station to be demolished to make way for high-rise condos

May 24, 2017 11:07 am

POSTED: MAY 23 2017 10:54PM PDT UPDATED: MAY 23 2017 10:54PM PDT SAN JOSE, Calif. (KTVU) - On Tuesday night, the San Jose City Council approved demolishing a Greyhound bus station in downtown to make way for high-rise condos. The approval comes with controversy as city union workers claim the developer is planning to hire outside help to […]

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Cyclist disputes big bill from city after colliding with OPD SUV

May 24, 2017 11:04 am

POSTED: MAY 23 2017 07:29PM PDT UPDATED: MAY 23 2017 08:36PM PDT OAKLAND, Calif. (KTVU) - An Oakland man got a surprise in the mail last weekend. It was a bill for damage caused by his bicycle when he collided with the back of an Oakland police vehicle. The incident happened at the intersection of 51st Street and […]

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Oakland Police down 22 employees, in desperate need of dispatchers

May 24, 2017 11:01 am

POSTED: MAY 23 2017 06:38PM PDT UPDATED: MAY 23 2017 06:43PM PDT OAKLAND, Calif. (KTVU) - Up to 70 hours a month of mandatory overtime, that’s what some East Bay city employees are facing as Oakland is in desperate need for police communications operators and dispatchers. “My number one charge is reduction of crime and to make our […]

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Santa Rosa firefighters show KTVU’s Frank Somerville the ropes

May 23, 2017 3:55 pm

POSTED: MAY 23 2017 01:05PM PDT UPDATED: MAY 23 2017 02:57PM PDT SANTA ROSA (KTVU) – Santa Rosa Fire Department firefighters regularly hold drills to test their readiness for emergency disasters. The Fire Opps 101 drills allow the city’s firefighters to test their responses to scenarios that they could actually face one day.  KTVU anchor Frank Somerville suited […]

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