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VALLEJO: Police say woman killed in shooting was bystander

December 7, 2013 10:48 pm

Vallejo Police were busy this weekend investigating a fatal shooting outside a concert late Friday night, the city’s third killing in the past eight days.

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SANTA CRUZ: Man returns home from North Korea, rests with family

December 7, 2013 10:40 pm

Tired but delighted — that's how 85 year old Merrill Newman described himself as he arrived home in the Bay Area after more than a month, detained in North Korea.

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WALNUT CREEK: Emergency shelters open to help homeless during cold snap

December 7, 2013 10:38 pm

Most shelters in the Bay Area were at capacity Saturday night, forcing those on the wait lists to find other ways to survive the night's freezing temperatures.

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Winter ‘Spare The Air’ alert issued for Sunday

December 7, 2013 9:45 pm

Though the weather on Sunday is expected to be frightful, fires won’t be an option for Bay Area residents looking to keep warm. The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued a Winter Spare the Air alert for Sunday, banning all wood burning throughout the region. The frigid air that has blanketed the area […]

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Police: Woman killed at Vallejo concert was bystander

December 7, 2013 9:37 pm

Vallejo Police were busy this weekend investigating a fatal shooting outside a concert late Friday night, the city’s third killing in the past eight days. The latest homicide happened around 11:53 p.m. Friday in the parking lot outside the Dan Foley Cultural Center, where a 34-year-old Oakland woman was shot during a gun battle. Police […]

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Cardinal beat ASU 38-14 in Pac-12 title game

December 7, 2013 8:13 pm

Tyler Gaffney ran for 133 yards and scored three touchdowns in a dominating first half, leading No. 7 Stanford back to the Rose Bowl with a 38-14 victory over No. 11 Arizona State in the Pac-12 title game Saturday night. Stanford (11-2) raced out to a big lead in its first game with Arizona State […]

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Thompson has 30 and Warriors top Grizzlies 108-82

December 7, 2013 7:44 pm

Klay Thompson scored 30 points and David Lee finished with 23 to help the Golden State Warriors defeat the short-handed Memphis Grizzlies 108-82 Saturday night. Stephen Curry scored 20 of his 22 points in the second half, despite shooting 7 of 16 on the night as the Warriors ended an 11-game skid against the Grizzlies. […]

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Two-alarm fire in Alameda displaces five

December 7, 2013 7:43 pm

A two-alarm fire in an Alameda building that caused nearly $500,000 in damage Saturday appears to have been caused by a faulty electrical power cord, according to fire officials. The fire at a two-story residential building located at 2050 San Jose Avenue was reported just after 4 p.m., fire department spokesman Juan Medrano said. Responding […]

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Skiers happy as Sierra storm drops 3 feet of snow

December 7, 2013 7:09 pm

A storm dropped up to 3 feet of snow in the Sierra Nevada, helping build up the slopes and giving a fun run to skiers and snowboarders Saturday. Around Lake Tahoe, Kirkwood resort reported getting 2 to 3 feet of snow over a 24-hour period ending Saturday morning. Heavenly resort reported 24 inches to 30 […]

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Crowds Sing and Dance at Night Outside Mandela´s Houghton Home

December 7, 2013 7:05 pm

Hundreds of people filled the streets around Nelson Mandela's home in the upmarket Johannesburg suburb of Houghton on Saturday night (December 7), many dancing and singing songs of tribute in honour of the late anti-apartheid hero who passed away on Thursday. Mourners laid flowers and left messages of support for Mandela's family, while others took […]

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