Regional News

Oakland men try to help family in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria

September 21, 2017 11:53 am

POSTED: SEP 21 2017 06:37AM PDT VIDEO POSTED: SEP 21 2017 06:36AM PDT OAKLAND, Calif. (Amber Lee/KTVU) - It’s a difficult time for two  Oakland men who have relatives and friends in Puerto Rico who are caught in the path of Hurricane Maria. They are keeping their spirits up by thinking about ways to help the people of […]

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Hundreds gather in San Jose to pray for those in Mexico after quake

September 21, 2017 11:48 am

POSTED: SEP 21 2017 06:27AM PDT VIDEO POSTED: SEP 21 2017 06:23AM PDT SAN JOSE, Calif. (Azenith Smith/KTVU) - Hundreds of people gathered in San Jose Wednesday night for a prayer vigil for the victims of the earthquake in Mexico. The vigil was held at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church where community members had a message of support […]

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Spanish radio host using airwaves to inform how to help those suffering from Mexico City quake

September 21, 2017 11:44 am

POSTED: SEP 20 2017 06:53PM PDT VIDEO POSTED: SEP 20 2017 06:54PM PDT UPDATED: SEP 20 2017 06:56PM PDT SAN JOSE, Calif. (KTVU) - Tens of thousands of Bay Area residents have spent an anxious 24 hours trying to contact loved ones in the disaster zone. Now, their collective attention turns to getting financial help to those in need. […]

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75-year-old man died in Oakland apartment fire run by affordable housing nonprofit

September 20, 2017 4:25 pm

POSTED: SEP 20 2017 05:16AM PDT VIDEO POSTED: SEP 20 2017 12:25PM PDT UPDATED: SEP 20 2017 12:27PM PDT OAKLAND, Calif. (Alex Savidge/KTVU) - An elderly man died early Wednesday morning in a fire that broke out in an apartment building operated by an affordable housing nonprofit, KTVU has learned. Building managers identified the man as 75-year-old Mohammad Alikhani, […]

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Bay Area relatives desperate to reach their loved ones in Mexico after deadly 7.1M quake

September 20, 2017 4:21 pm

POSTED: SEP 19 2017 09:04PM PDT VIDEO POSTED: SEP 20 2017 06:24AM PDT UPDATED: SEP 20 2017 06:28AM PDT AzenithSmith/KTVU - In the Bay Area, many people are desperate to reach loved ones and family members in Mexico following the devastating 7.1 magnitude earthquake. The Mexican Consulate in San Jose is urging people to be patient since the electricity […]

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Hateful words, Swastikas found on truck at Castro Valley school

September 20, 2017 4:17 pm

POSTED: SEP 19 2017 06:00PM PDT VIDEO POSTED: SEP 20 2017 05:43AM PDT UPDATED: SEP 20 2017 05:52AM PDT CASTRO VALLEY, Calif. (KTVU) - Hateful racist words and Swastikas written on the back and side of a pick-up truck were found by officials at Canyon Middle School in Castro Valley Monday morning. The truck is the property of the […]

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New radical transformation for providing services to San Francisco’s homeless

September 20, 2017 4:13 pm

POSTED: SEP 15 2017 07:27PM PDT VIDEO POSTED: SEP 15 2017 07:24PM PDT SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (KTVU) - San Francisco’s Department of Homelessness and Supportive Housing has launched a new database called “ONE System” to help serve the homeless more efficiently. HSH Director Jeff Kositsky said the database, which stands for the Online Navigation and Entry System, was […]

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City workers fear Hepatitis A outbreak among homeless in Oakland

September 20, 2017 4:10 pm

POSTED: SEP 15 2017 03:14PM PDT VIDEO POSTED: SEP 15 2017 06:21PM PDT UPDATED: SEP 15 2017 06:29PM PDT OAKLAND, Calif. (Brooks Jarosz, KTVU) - A Hepatitis A outbreak is sweeping through homeless populations in two California cities and now there’s worry the Bay Area could be next. Local 1021, representing Oakland’s city workers, sent a letter Friday to […]

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Snack shack at San Jose elementary damaged in suspicious fire

September 5, 2017 3:44 pm

POSTED: SEP 05 2017 08:15AM PDT UPDATED: SEP 05 2017 09:52AM PDT SAN JOSE, Calif. (Azenith Smith) - It’s a devastating blow to a South Bay little league. A suspicious fire breaks out near a baseball field at Anderson Elementary School in San Jose destroying a snack shack. It couldn’t happen at a worse time with fall season […]

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Arsonist on the loose after nine small fires in Santa Rosa

September 5, 2017 3:41 pm

POSTED: SEP 05 2017 07:47AM PDT UPDATED: SEP 05 2017 08:11AM PDT SANTA ROSA, Calif. (Debora Villalon) - An arsonist is on the loose in Sonoma County, but it’s not the person authorities went after first. Nine small fires were lit in a five minute span Sunday evening along Stony Point Road in Santa Rosa. The fires ripped […]

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