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Search called off for missing 19-year-old swimmer off Ocean Beach

August 2, 2017 3:51 pm

POSTED: AUG 02 2017 05:30AM PDT UPDATED: AUG 02 2017 12:52PM PDT SAN FRANCISCO (Alex Savidge/KTVU) - U.S. Coast Guard crews called off a search Wednesday morning for a 19-year-old simmer who had been missing off Ocean Beach since the night before. Despite searching for him for 13 hours, he still hadn’t been found. The search was called […]

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Teen jumps from airplane after landing at SFO

August 1, 2017 4:12 pm

POSTED: AUG 01 2017 03:36PM PDT UPDATED: AUG 01 2017 04:04PM PDT A 17-year-old male jumped from an airplane after it landed at SFO. According to San Francisco International Airports spokesperson Doug Yakel, Copa Airlines flight 208 arrived from Panama City at 2:30 p.m. Tuesday. The plane was sitting on the taxiway, waiting for its gate, when […]

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Immigrant filmmaker makes Petaluma his own mini-Hollywood

August 1, 2017 4:04 pm

POSTED: AUG 01 2017 12:53PM PDT UPDATED: AUG 01 2017 12:53PM PDT PETALUMA, Calif. (Ken Wayne/KTVU0 - The movie “American Graffiti” was not only a Hollywood blockbuster and Oscar-nominated motion picture in 1974, it also put the city of Petaluma on the filmmaking map. Now, an Iranian immigrant is keeping that movie spirit alive today in the town […]

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San Francisco controller recommends cash-free cable cars

August 1, 2017 4:00 pm

POSTED: AUG 01 2017 08:57AM PDT UPDATED: AUG 01 2017 09:00AM PDT SAN FRANCISCO (Allie Rasmus/KTVU) - Muni’s cable car cash-fare system makes it easy for operators to commit fraud: That’s the finding of an audit from the controller’s office that was just released. The auditors are recommending  going to a cash-free fare system for people riding the […]

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SWAT officers in standoff with possibly armed man holed up inside San Francisco home

July 31, 2017 11:59 am

POSTED: JUL 31 2017 05:52AM PDT UPDATED: JUL 31 2017 09:05AM PDT SAN FRANCISCO (Alex Savidge/KTVU) - SWAT officers swarmed to a San Francisco neighborhood after several shots were fired, a woman was injured by the flying bullets, and a man barricaded himself inside a home late Sunday night, police said. Dispatchers received calls about 11:45 p.m. about shots […]

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Bat found near children’s play area in park tests positive for rabies

July 31, 2017 11:55 am

POSTED: JUL 28 2017 08:38PM PDT UPDATED: JUL 28 2017 11:12PM PDT CLAYTON (KTVU) A rapid bat discovered in a Contra Costa County park is prompting a reminder from health officials: don’t touch bats. That may seem obvious, but in fact, bats are the number one carriers of rabies. The bat was found on a pathway at […]

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Beach hazards caused by tropical storms at Bay Area beaches

July 31, 2017 11:50 am

POSTED: JUL 29 2017 11:55AM PDT UPDATED: JUL 31 2017 06:24AM PDT (BCN) - A southerly swell caused by Tropical Storms Hilary and Irwin will create hazardous beach conditions in parts of the Bay Area late Sunday night through Monday night, weather officials warned. Beaches from coastal Sonoma County southward to coastal Monterey County, particularly south-facing beaches such […]

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Anti-gentrification activist says arsons only hurt housing crisis: 2 Investigates

July 19, 2017 3:09 pm

POSTED: JUL 19 2017 10:42AM PDT UPDATED: JUL 19 2017 10:49AM PDT OAKLAND, Calif. (Candice Nguyen/KTV) -Anti-gentrification activists and residents fighting for affordable housing say the recent arsons in the East Bay are not aligned with their beliefs. Fire investigators still have not determined the cause of the most recent fire at the Alta Waverly construction site in […]

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Fire damages units at Walnut Creek condo complex

July 19, 2017 3:03 pm

POSTED: JUL 19 2017 06:56AM PDT UPDATED: JUL 19 2017 06:56AM PDT WALNUT CREEK, Calif. (KTVU) - Firefighters battled a small fire at the Ygnacio Gardens Apartments early Wednesday at 1919Ygancio Valley Road in Walnut Creek, according to Contra Costa County Fire Protection District officials. The fire broke out about midnight. One neighbor told KTVU that the police had been called to this […]

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Ayesha Curry throws out first pitch for Sonoma Stompers, promote organic soup

July 19, 2017 2:59 pm

POSTED: JUL 19 2017 06:20AM PDT UPDATED: JUL 19 2017 06:20AM PDT SONOMA, Calif. (Debora Villalon/KTVU) -The Sonoma Stompers had a big turnout for their game Tuesday night, as much for what happened off the field, as on.Ayesha Curry, chef and Food Network host, and wife of Warriors star Steph Curry, was on hand for some pre-game mingling.”To […]

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