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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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City leaders in Dublin raise Pride flag amid backlash; mayor apologizes

June 5, 2019 4:53 pm

By Azenith Smith, KTVU Posted Jun 04 2019 08:43PM PDT Video Posted Jun 04 2019 10:28PM PDT Updated Jun 05 2019 06:13AM PDT DUBLIN, Calif. (KTVU) - The LGBTQ+ Pride flag will fly in the City of Dublin after all. After voting against raising the Pride flag for the month of June, there seems to be a change of heart. City […]

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Santa Rosa restaurant reopens Thursday after being destroyed in October 2017 Tubbs fire

May 31, 2019 12:13 pm

By Rob Roth, KTVU Posted May 30 2019 06:21PM PDT Video Posted May 30 2019 06:16PM PDT SANTA ROSA, Calif. (KTVU) - For many in Santa Rosa, the re-opening of Willi’s Wine Bar Thursday was like an old friend returning home. “It’s a business that has heart. Heart for its customers. Heart for the community,” said customer Deirdre Bates. […]

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Final preparations underway ahead of high-risk California wildfire season

May 31, 2019 12:06 pm

By Tom Vacar, KTVU Posted May 30 2019 06:10PM PDT Video Posted May 30 2019 06:05PM PDT MARIN COUNTY, Calif. (KTVU) - With hot, dry weather soon to be upon us, fire officials want to emphasize how an ounce of prevention can prevent towns burning to the ground. We’re getting to the point where the weather will dictate the […]

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Hate crime charges filed against Army vet who ran car into pedestrians in Sunnyvale

May 31, 2019 11:54 am

Posted May 30 2019 03:02PM PDT Video Posted May 30 2019 05:06PM PDT Updated May 30 2019 05:10PM PDT SAN JOSE, Calif. (BCN) - An Army veteran who served in Iraq ran his car into a crowd of pedestrians in California because he believed two of the people looked like they were Muslim or Indian, authorities said Thursday. The […]

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California Public Utilities Commission approves PG&E’s wildfire mitigation plan

May 31, 2019 11:47 am

By Julia Cheever Posted May 30 2019 12:39PM PDT Video Posted May 07 2019 07:10PM PDT Updated May 30 2019 12:50PM PDT SAN FRANCISCO (BCN/KTVU) - The California Public Utilities Commission at a meeting in San Francisco Thursday approved PG&E Co.’s 2019 wildfire mitigation plan. The plan was required for PG&E and other California utilities by a law passed by […]

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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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