Regional News

Hot-button issue: ‘Persky Recall’ on Primary ballot

June 5, 2018 3:40 pm

By: Jesse Gary POSTED: JUN 04 2018 11:06PM PDT VIDEO POSTED: JUN 04 2018 11:02PM PDT SANTA CLARA, Calif. (KTVU) - Several important elections are hanging in the balance with Tuesday’s state-wide primary. But perhaps one of the most closely watched is the effort to remove a sitting Santa Clara County Superior Court judge. The “Recall Persky” movement started […]

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46% of survey takers say they plan to move out of the Bay Area

June 5, 2018 3:36 pm

By: Supriya Yelimeli POSTED: JUN 04 2018 10:25PM PDT VIDEO POSTED: JUN 04 2018 09:31PM PDT UPDATED: JUN 04 2018 10:38PM PDT OAKLAND, Calif. (BCN/KTVU) - By Bay City News Service Forty-six percent of Bay Area residents are planning to leave the region in the next few years, according to a survey from the Bay Area Council. The survey results show a […]

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Lake Tahoe man dies after contracting hantavirus, likely from rodents

June 1, 2018 4:31 pm

By: KTVU Staff POSTED: JUN 01 2018 05:18AM PDT VIDEO POSTED: JUN 01 2018 05:15AM PDT A Placer County man who died recently tested positive for hantavirus, a potentially deadly airborne virus found in rodent droppings, health officials announced Wednesday. The  man lived in the Lake Tahoe area, and most likely caught it from rodents. People can become […]

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Election Day: A rundown of the local proposals

June 1, 2018 4:27 pm

By: Monte Francis POSTED: MAY 31 2018 10:58PM PDT VIDEO POSTED: MAY 31 2018 10:50PM PDT UPDATED: MAY 31 2018 11:00PM PDT OAKLAND, Calif. (KTVU) - From a ban on flavored tobacco to recalling a controversial judge, there are dozens of local measures on the June 5 ballot.  Here’s a rundown of some of the most talked-about initiatives in the […]

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Fire crews extinguish hot spots all day at Grant Fire, leading to 100 percent containment

June 1, 2018 4:23 pm

By: Tom Vacar POSTED: MAY 31 2018 07:09PM PDT VIDEO POSTED: MAY 31 2018 06:56PM PDT UPDATED: MAY 31 2018 07:20PM PDT BYRON, Calif. (KTVU) - Delta winds were not nearly as strong as Wednesday’s gale force winds that fueled the Grant Fire in the Byron area. Today, plenty of Cal Fire, as well as county and local fire crews, […]

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Business break-ins plague San Jose’s Japantown

May 31, 2018 4:24 pm

POSTED: MAY 30 2018 11:01PM PDT VIDEO POSTED: MAY 30 2018 10:49PM PDT SAN JOSE, Calif. (KTVU) - Business owners in San Jose’s Japantown are raising concerns over a series of break-ins they said could be connected to the same crew. The owners believe it’s the same M.O. and are certain these burglars will strike again targeting small […]

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Warriors want to “finish the job;” more from NBA Finals Media Day

May 31, 2018 4:19 pm

By: Jason Appelbaum , Ryan Moran POSTED: MAY 30 2018 07:22PM PDT VIDEO POSTED: MAY 30 2018 06:55PM PDT UPDATED: MAY 30 2018 07:29PM PDT OAKLAND, Calif. (KTVU) - The Golden State Warriors will meet LeBron James and the Cleveland Cavaliers in the NBA Finals for the fourth straight year. On Wednesday, both teams held their Media Day. The gathering is not […]

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Santa Rosa clears out homeless encampments near Rodota trail

May 31, 2018 4:14 pm

By: Rob Roth POSTED: MAY 30 2018 06:39PM PDT VIDEO POSTED: MAY 30 2018 05:50PM PDT SANTA ROSA, Calif. (KTVU) - It was moving day for about 100 homeless people at a Santa Rosa encampment. Again. For at least one woman it’s the second move in just over a month. “I just don’t see why as a city we […]

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A tradition of honoring fallen heroes: our veterans

May 29, 2018 3:20 pm

By: Leigh Martinez POSTED: MAY 28 2018 10:21PM PDT VIDEO POSTED: MAY 28 2018 10:03PM PDT SAN BRUNO, Calif. (KTVU) - Mike Jusino was serving in the Marine Corps when he was told his cousin, Reinaldo Ortiz, had died in Vietnam. Ortiz was more like a brother than a cousin, and every year since his death, Jusino comes to […]

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People living in vehicles move to different marina location in Berkeley

May 29, 2018 3:16 pm

By: Janis Mara , Tom Vacar POSTED: MAY 28 2018 07:46PM PDT VIDEO POSTED: MAY 28 2018 07:32PM PDT UPDATED: MAY 28 2018 10:37PM PDT BERKELEY (BCN/KTVU) People living in their vehicles at the Berkeley Marina left Marina Boulevard when ordered to do so by police this morning, one of the vehicle dwellers said this afternoon. The 20 to 25 people living in […]

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