Regional News

Mandatory evacuations issued for parts of Sonoma Valley, Geyserville

October 12, 2017 3:37 pm

POSTED: OCT 11 2017 09:44PM PDT VIDEO POSTED: OCT 12 2017 07:20AM PDT UPDATED: OCT 12 2017 07:25AM PDT SONOMA COUNTY, Calif. (BCN) - By Bay City News Service Mandatory evacuations have been ordered this evening for two areas of Sonoma County, Geyserville and the eastern parts of Sonoma Valley, sheriff’s officials said. Residents east of the city of […]

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Family of Christina Hanson, a Tubbs Fire victim, remembers her as loving, charismatic

October 12, 2017 3:27 pm

POSTED: OCT 11 2017 08:05PM PDT VIDEO POSTED: OCT 11 2017 07:32PM PDT UPDATED: OCT 11 2017 08:18PM PDT SANTA ROSA, Calif. (KTVU) - The family of Christina Hanson, a victim of the wildfires in Santa Rosa, said the 27-year-old will be remembered as a loving, charismatic, and caring woman. Brittney and Frank Vinculado said Hanson, their cousin, was […]

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Ann Coulter says she won’t attend Berkeley free speech event

September 26, 2017 2:59 pm

By: JOCELYN GECKER, Associated Press POSTED: SEP 22 2017 12:04PM PDT VIDEO POSTED: SEP 22 2017 06:27PM PDT UPDATED: SEP 22 2017 07:36PM PDT BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) – When computer science major Lindsay Nichols considers the possibility of a “Free Speech Week” featuring right-wing firebrands at the University of California, Berkeley, the first word that comes to her mind […]

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Puppy scams increasingly hitting the Bay Area

September 26, 2017 2:50 pm

POSTED: SEP 26 2017 12:30PM PDT VIDEO POSTED: SEP 26 2017 12:16PM PDT UPDATED: SEP 26 2017 12:46PM PDT OAKLAND, Calif. - Consumers looking to buy cuddly terriers, cute miniature bulldogs, kittens, even parrots are being scammed by thieves who ask for money up front but then never deliver the pet. The so-called “puppy scams” have become significantly more […]

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Oakland men try to help family in Puerto Rico after Hurricane Maria

September 21, 2017 11:53 am

POSTED: SEP 21 2017 06:37AM PDT VIDEO POSTED: SEP 21 2017 06:36AM PDT OAKLAND, Calif. (Amber Lee/KTVU) - It’s a difficult time for two  Oakland men who have relatives and friends in Puerto Rico who are caught in the path of Hurricane Maria. They are keeping their spirits up by thinking about ways to help the people of […]

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Hundreds gather in San Jose to pray for those in Mexico after quake

September 21, 2017 11:48 am

POSTED: SEP 21 2017 06:27AM PDT VIDEO POSTED: SEP 21 2017 06:23AM PDT SAN JOSE, Calif. (Azenith Smith/KTVU) - Hundreds of people gathered in San Jose Wednesday night for a prayer vigil for the victims of the earthquake in Mexico. The vigil was held at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church where community members had a message of support […]

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Spanish radio host using airwaves to inform how to help those suffering from Mexico City quake

September 21, 2017 11:44 am

POSTED: SEP 20 2017 06:53PM PDT VIDEO POSTED: SEP 20 2017 06:54PM PDT UPDATED: SEP 20 2017 06:56PM PDT SAN JOSE, Calif. (KTVU) - Tens of thousands of Bay Area residents have spent an anxious 24 hours trying to contact loved ones in the disaster zone. Now, their collective attention turns to getting financial help to those in need. […]

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75-year-old man died in Oakland apartment fire run by affordable housing nonprofit

September 20, 2017 4:25 pm

POSTED: SEP 20 2017 05:16AM PDT VIDEO POSTED: SEP 20 2017 12:25PM PDT UPDATED: SEP 20 2017 12:27PM PDT OAKLAND, Calif. (Alex Savidge/KTVU) - An elderly man died early Wednesday morning in a fire that broke out in an apartment building operated by an affordable housing nonprofit, KTVU has learned. Building managers identified the man as 75-year-old Mohammad Alikhani, […]

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Bay Area relatives desperate to reach their loved ones in Mexico after deadly 7.1M quake

September 20, 2017 4:21 pm

POSTED: SEP 19 2017 09:04PM PDT VIDEO POSTED: SEP 20 2017 06:24AM PDT UPDATED: SEP 20 2017 06:28AM PDT AzenithSmith/KTVU - In the Bay Area, many people are desperate to reach loved ones and family members in Mexico following the devastating 7.1 magnitude earthquake. The Mexican Consulate in San Jose is urging people to be patient since the electricity […]

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Hateful words, Swastikas found on truck at Castro Valley school

September 20, 2017 4:17 pm

POSTED: SEP 19 2017 06:00PM PDT VIDEO POSTED: SEP 20 2017 05:43AM PDT UPDATED: SEP 20 2017 05:52AM PDT CASTRO VALLEY, Calif. (KTVU) - Hateful racist words and Swastikas written on the back and side of a pick-up truck were found by officials at Canyon Middle School in Castro Valley Monday morning. The truck is the property of the […]

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