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Immigration judge frees father after 6 months in jail

August 25, 2017 4:12 pm

POSTED: AUG 24 2017 06:26PM PDT UPDATED: AUG 24 2017 09:21PM PDT OAKLAND, Calif. (KTVU) - A man accused of being in the country illegally has been set free after spending the last six months in jail. Maguiber Ramos was freed by an immigration judge on $3,500 bond in San Francisco Thursday, just in time to see his […]

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Unsafe levels of lead found at Oakland’s McClymond’s High School

August 24, 2017 2:44 pm

POSTED: AUG 23 2017 06:59PM PDT UPDATED: AUG 24 2017 12:59PM PDT OAKLAND (BCN)– Oakland Unified School District officials said today that unsafe levels of lead have been found at a water fountain and kitchen faucets at McClymonds High School in West Oakland but they’re making progress in fixing the problem. The school district said its environmental […]

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Patriot Prayer rally organizer says he’s not religious or white supremacist: ‘I’m Japanese’

August 24, 2017 2:40 pm

POSTED: AUG 23 2017 05:40PM PDT UPDATED: AUG 23 2017 10:16PM PDT SAN FRANCISCO (KTVU) - Most people have not heard of the group Patriot Prayer until recently. The group claims to be for those who believe in free speech, love, freedom and truth. But from San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee, Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi and other local politicians, there has […]

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Berkeley professor’s resignation letter to Trump is acrostic that spells ‘IMPEACH’

August 24, 2017 2:35 pm

POSTED: AUG 23 2017 01:46PM PDT UPDATED: AUG 23 2017 10:56PM PDT BERKELEY, Calif. (KTVU) - A professor at University of California at Berkeley resigned his position at the U.S. Department of State over President Donald Trump’s response to the deadly “Unite the Right” rally earlier this month in Charlottesville, Virginia. “My decision to resign is in response […]

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Oakland police renew pleas to help solve two murders

August 24, 2017 2:31 pm

POSTED: AUG 23 2017 12:34PM PDT UPDATED: AUG 24 2017 12:24PM PDT OAKLAND, Calif. (Allie Rasmus/KTVU) - Oakland police investigators and the families of two murder victims are asking for the community’s help in tracking down four people police believe were responsible for their deaths. It happened at a birthday celebration – at an art gallery,  just blocks […]

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Park service grants permit for Patriot Rally in Crissy Field

August 24, 2017 2:26 pm

POSTED: AUG 23 2017 12:03PM PDT UPDATED: AUG 23 2017 07:05PM PDT SAN FRANCISCO (KTVU) - San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee is expressing his frustration with the National Park Service’s decision to approve a final permit for the Patriot Prayer rally in Crissy Field. The city is worried about a potential outbreak of violence in the wake of […]

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Calls to remove controversial statues moves to San Jose, San Francisco

August 23, 2017 3:23 pm

By: lisa POSTED: AUG 23 2017 07:22AM PDT UPDATED: AUG 23 2017 09:15AM PDT SAN JOSE, Calif. - Liberals want to remove Confederate statues across the country. A group wants to remove the Pioneer Memorial in San Francisco, depicting a missionary standing over a Native American. And Latino activists want to remove the statue of Christopher Columbus from San […]

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Thousands may be experiencing eye problems after eclipse

August 23, 2017 3:14 pm

POSTED: AUG 23 2017 06:25AM PDT UPDATED: AUG 23 2017 06:26AM PDT Debora Villalon/KTVU - Thousands of people across the country are experiencing eye problems, a day after the eclipse. Complaints are worse in areas of totality where spectators took off protective glasses in darkness, but perhaps didn’t pop them back on fast enough as the sun re-emerged. […]

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Dublin schools approves funding for a 2nd high school

August 23, 2017 3:10 pm

POSTED: AUG 22 2017 11:08PM PDT UPDATED: AUG 22 2017 11:08PM PDT DUBLIN, Calif. (KTVU) - Concerned parents packed into the Dublin Unified School District Board meeting Tuesday night to complain and say they need a second high school due to population growth. There is no disagreement from the district or board that a new high school is […]

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Location of a new Napa fire stations means a lot to residents

August 18, 2017 1:18 pm

POSTED: AUG 18 2017 06:08AM PDT UPDATED: AUG 18 2017 06:11AM PDT Debora Villalon (KTVU) - Napa County is opening two new fire stations, expected to make rural residents not only safer, but more insurable. People living in the fire-prone hills above Lake Berryessa have seen their homeowners insurance premiums triple, and some cancelled outright, because they were […]

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