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Man contests San Francisco ticket for eating pizza — and wins

June 14, 2017 3:53 pm

POSTED: JUN 13 2017 06:19PM PDT UPDATED: JUN 13 2017 10:16PM PDT SAN FRANCISCO (KTVU) – A man who was issued a citation for eating pizza at a San Francisco bus stop two months ago fought the case in court on Tuesday and won. The case sparked outrage among homeless advocates who argued that Daniel McHugh, 64, was […]

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Despite Sideshow, Oakland remains mostly calm after Warriors win

June 13, 2017 11:46 am

POSTED: JUN 13 2017 09:35AM PDT UPDATED: JUN 13 2017 11:25AM PDT OAKLAND, Calif. (KTVU) - There were less than half a dozen arrests reported in Oakland on Monday after the Golden State Warriors beat the Cleveland Cavaliers for the 2017 NBA Finals Championship, according to police. Fans were able to control themselves – for the most part. […]

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What you need to know about the Warriors parade

June 13, 2017 11:43 am

POSTED: JUN 13 2017 06:46AM PDT UPDATED: JUN 13 2017 07:37AM PDT OAKLAND, Calif. (KTVU) - The Golden State Warriors won the NBA Finals against the Cleveland Cavaliers on Monday night, which means Oakland gets to deck out in blue and gold and give the champs a parade. Here’s everything you need to know – and don’t forget […]

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911 dispatchers in SF tell supervisors they’re overworked, understaffed

June 13, 2017 11:38 am

POSTED: JUN 12 2017 06:22PM PDT UPDATED: JUN 12 2017 07:00PM PDT SAN FRANCISCO (KTVU) - 911 dispatchers in San Francisco say they are overworked and stressed out on the job because of a staffing crisis, which they claim is putting the public’s safety in danger. Today they asked the government and audit oversight committee for help. By […]

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Brentwood teen snubbed from graduation ceremony over Army uniform to get special diploma

June 12, 2017 10:53 am

POSTED: JUN 12 2017 06:06AM PDT UPDATED: JUN 12 2017 08:59AM PDT BRENTWOOD, Calif. (KTVU) - A Bay Area teenager who was not allowed to walk in his high school graduation because he wanted to wear his Army Service Uniform will get a special diploma Monday afternoon after the school district apologized. Members of the Freedrom Riders, the […]

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San Leandro police arrest man after allegedly shooting church statue

June 12, 2017 10:49 am

POSTED: JUN 11 2017 03:17PM PDT UPDATED: JUN 12 2017 07:05AM PDT SAN LEANDRO, Calif. (Azenith Smith/KTVU) - A place of worship targeted and parishioners are dumbfounded as to why would someone shoot up a sacred religious symbol. Police arrested a 32-year-old man in what they’re now investigating as a hate crime at St. Felicitas Church in San […]

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The Inkwells, natural swimming holes in West Marin

June 12, 2017 10:44 am

POSTED: JUN 11 2017 01:15PM PDT UPDATED: JUN 11 2017 01:52PM PDT LAGUNITAS, Calif. (Claudine Wong/KTVU) - Tucked in the trees of West Marin, is a little slice of little-known paradise. The Inkwells, as they are known for their dark, inky color, are natural swimming pools in Lagunitas, just east of Samuel Pl Taylor State Park, filled with […]

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Make America Kind Again: Oakland police officer gives hugs on Lakeshore Avenue

June 9, 2017 3:29 pm

POSTED: JUN 09 2017 08:56AM PDT UPDATED: JUN 09 2017 11:50AM PDT OAKLAND, Calif. (KTVU) - With all that’s going on in the world, the simple act of wrapping your arms around someone with a big smile can go a long way. That’s what Oakland police officer Christie Amaral was doing about two weeks ago on Lakeshore Avenue in […]

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BART hog citations likely to be replaced with polite requests ‘share the space’

June 9, 2017 3:19 pm

POSTED: JUN 09 2017 06:28AM PDT UPDATED: JUN 09 2017 08:09AM PDT Riders who hog two or more seats on BART will likely not be ticketed or cited, thanks to a BART board who feel that police resources could be better used. Instead, these BART hogs might simply be asked in a polite tone to move over […]

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Snowmelt may mean increased thrills, danger on NorCal rivers this summer

June 9, 2017 3:07 pm

POSTED: JUN 08 2017 06:41PM PDT UPDATED: JUN 08 2017 11:13PM PDT SIERRA COUNTY, Calif. (KTVU) - The record Sierra snowpack led to some great ski days just a few months ago. But with the snowmelt already underway, the excitement has shifted from the slopes to the rivers. The snowmelt is energizing Northern California’s rivers, and also boosting […]

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