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Parents expected to pay for once-free SF after-school programs

May 12, 2017 11:01 am

POSTED:MAY 11 2017 07:09PM PDT UPDATED:MAY 11 2017 07:09PM PDT SAN FRANCISCO - San Francisco public schools will soon begin asking parents to pay for after-school programs that once were free. That’s because the school district will no longer be receiving millions of dollars in federal money that help fund those programs. “We have robotic classes, […]

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Law protects Palo Alto H.S. student convicted for sexual assault, 2 Investigates

May 11, 2017 3:29 pm

By: KTVU Staff POSTED:MAY 10 2017 11:29PM PDT UPDATED:MAY 11 2017 10:53AM PDT PALO ALTO, Calif. (KTVU) - You send your children to school, believing they’ll be safe and well-cared for, but 2 Investigates learned of a troubling circumstance where a law designed to protect privacy of student accused or convicted of the most serious crimes could […]

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San Rafael police officers going bald for a good cause

May 11, 2017 3:25 pm

POSTED:MAY 11 2017 12:55AM PDT UPDATED:MAY 11 2017 12:57AM PDT San Rafael Police officers are going bald and considering it a badge of honor. One of their colleagues has breast cancer, and they’re doing all they can to raise morale and money for her. Wednesday, that meant lining up at ‘The Shop’ barbershop on 4th Street […]

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Fremont offers red-light traffic-ticket rebates

May 11, 2017 3:21 pm

POSTED:MAY 10 2017 10:27PM PDT UPDATED:MAY 10 2017 10:28PM PDT FREMONT, Calif. (KTVU) - The City of Fremont announced it’s offering rebates to red light traffic offenders. The city acknowledged it “inadvertently” reduced the yellow light time at two major intersections. This week 672 motorists will get a letter notifying them about the rebate. The city […]

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Back on My Feet opens SF chapter, helps homeless man change course

May 10, 2017 10:47 am

POSTED:MAY 09 2017 10:48PM PDT UPDATED:MAY 09 2017 10:48PM PDT SAN FRANCISCO (KTVU) - Tuesday was a big night for a national nonprofit that helps the homeless. Back on My Feet held a gala fundraiser to celebrate the launch of its San Francisco chapter. The event was held at the Marriott in downtown San Francisco.  Milton […]

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Homeland Security expected to extend electronics ban to European flights

May 10, 2017 10:44 am

POSTED:MAY 09 2017 10:00PM PDT UPDATED:MAY 09 2017 10:49PM PDT SAN JOSE, Calif. (KTVU) - The Department of Homeland Security is expected to announce the electronics ban could be expanded to European flights. The ban prohibits anything bigger than a smart phone to be carried on certain flights. Flying to the United States from Europe or […]

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Reports of racist, homophobic speech & swastika signs at Piedmont schools

May 10, 2017 10:36 am

POSTED:MAY 09 2017 06:17PM PDT UPDATED:MAY 10 2017 06:24AM PDT OAKLAND, Calif. (KTVU) - A dance formation in the shape of a swastika, Nazi salutes in the hallways. It’s the latest report of anti-Semitic and racist attacks at an East Bay School district. “There was a gym class where apparently some of the kids formed a […]

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Starbucks planned for E. Oakland to offer training program, full benefits for all employees

May 9, 2017 11:49 am

POSTED:MAY 08 2017 11:20PM PDT UPDATED:MAY 08 2017 11:26PM PDT OAKLAND, Calif (KTVU) - Starbucks plans to open shop in East Oakland at the corner of 73rd Avenue and Foothill Boulevard.  Supporters say it will be bigger and better than the average Starbucks because it will be focused on helping the community. City council member Desley […]

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Non-profit group pledges $100M to help solve San Francisco’s homeless crisis

May 9, 2017 11:45 am

POSTED:MAY 08 2017 06:32PM PDT UPDATED:MAY 08 2017 07:54PM PDT SAN FRANCISCO (KTVU) – A non-profit group has pledged to raise $100 million to help the city of San Francisco address and solve its ongoing homeless crisis. The organization, named Tipping Point, says the money will be used to help homeless residents, many of whom often […]

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Sierra LaMar case: Antolin Garcia-Torres found guilty of first-degree murder

May 9, 2017 11:38 am

By: KTVU Staff POSTED:MAY 09 2017 07:43AM PDT UPDATED:MAY 09 2017 11:09AM PDT SAN JOSE, Calif. - The man charged with kidnapping and killing Morgan Hill teenager, Sierra LaMar, was found guilty Tuesday morning, of  all charges, including first-degree murder. Antolin Garcia-Torres had no reaction, when the guilty verdicts were read. Court observers described him as “stone […]

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