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Palo Alto school board discusses reform as new cases of sexual assault come forward

June 21, 2017 10:30 am

POSTED: JUN 21 2017 01:10AM PDT UPDATED: JUN 21 2017 01:10AM PDT PALO ALTO, Calif. (KTVU) - Palo Alto school board members were briefed Tuesday night about possible changes to the way the district handles sexual harassment complaints. Summer recess brings no break from the heat of criticism focused on the Palo Alto Unified School District (PAUSD) board. […]

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Low income housing spared wrecking ball in Milpitas

June 21, 2017 10:25 am

POSTED: JUN 20 2017 11:26PM PDT UPDATED: JUN 21 2017 12:34AM PDT A low income housing complex in Milpitas was spared Tuesday night in a vote by city council. Impassioned pleas came from residents facing eviction from the apartment complex. The landlord notified them of plans to tear down the complex to build townhomes at market rate. […]

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New Oakland A’s stadium would pump over $3B in local economy, report says

June 20, 2017 10:55 am

POSTED: JUN 20 2017 10:40AM PDT UPDATED: JUN 20 2017 10:44AM PDT OAKLAND (KTVU) – A new baseball stadium for the Oakland As would generate an economic impact of over $3 billion for the city’s residents and businesses, according to the results of a new study released Tuesday. The Bay Area Council Economic Institute study found that over 10 years […]

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12 children died of heat stroke in unattended cars in U.S. so far

June 20, 2017 10:49 am

POSTED: JUN 20 2017 06:46AM PDT UPDATED: JUN 20 2017 08:59AM PDT The heat advisory the Bay Area experience last weekend is a good reminder that has arrived. It’s not only a time for beaches and camp, but San Jose State University lecturer and longtime meteorologist Jan Null warns that parents must remember not to leave their […]

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Dashcam video: Solano County deputies rescue wayward llama

June 20, 2017 10:46 am

POSTED: JUN 20 2017 06:09AM PDT UPDATED: JUN 20 2017 08:10AM PDT VACAVILLE, Calif. (Lisa Fernandez/KTVU) - They don’t teach llama wrangling in police academy. Never mind. A pair of Solano County sheriff’s deputies ended up bringing a wayward llama back home to his (or her) pals with relative ease, according to a Monday Facebook post. Deputies David Hollingsworth […]

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Santa Rosa woman dies in mobile home fire

June 19, 2017 1:22 pm

POSTED: JUN 19 2017 07:26AM PDT UPDATED: JUN 19 2017 08:06AM PDT SANTA ROSA (Azenith Smith/KTVU) - The searing hot temperatures on Sunday were no match for firefighters battling a blaze at a mobile home park in  Santa Rosa where a woman was killed in the fast-moving fire. She was trapped inside her home. Authorities are now trying […]

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2-Alarm Wood Pile Fire at Benicia Composting Plant

June 19, 2017 1:18 pm

POSTED: JUN 19 2017 06:06AM PDT UPDATED: JUN 19 2017 07:45AM PDT BENICIA (KTVU) -A two-alarm fire that started in a pile of wood at a Benicia composting center early Monday likely broke out because of spontaneous combustion because of the record-breaking weekend heat, according to the Cordelia Fire District.Fire Chief Keith Martin said the triple-digit temps on Sunday plus the […]

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Eastbound lanes reopen on Bay Bridge after officer-involved shooting

June 19, 2017 1:15 pm

POSTED: JUN 18 2017 06:08AM PDT UPDATED: JUN 18 2017 11:52AM PDT OAKLAND, Calif. (KTVU) - All eastbound lanes of the Bay Bridge have reopened after an officer-involved shooting closed them. CHP opened the two left lanes around 8:50 a.m. There is no word on when the other three lanes will reopen. At 3:45 a.m. Highway patrol officers […]

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Oakland warehouse fire suspects in court

June 16, 2017 3:32 pm

POSTED: JUN 16 2017 12:54PM PDT UPDATED: JUN 16 2017 12:54PM PDT OAKLAND (BCN)– Ghost Ship warehouse master tenant Derick Almena and creative director Max Harris briefly appeared in court Friday in connection with the fire that killed 36 people at the Oakland warehouse district last December but postponed entering pleas for three weeks. Almena, 47, and […]

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UC Berkeley researchers say seasonal water changes might trigger quakes

June 16, 2017 3:27 pm

POSTED: JUN 15 2017 11:15PM PDT UPDATED: JUN 16 2017 01:03AM PDT BERKELEY, Calif. (KTVU) - Researchers at the UC Berkeley Seismological Lab say the changing amounts of water and snow across the seasons might be a factor in triggering California earthquakes. Geophysicist Christopher Johnson and his colleagues at UC Berkeley and Bowling Green University in Ohio explained […]

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