Regional News

Vegetation fire challenge to battle because of heat near Livermore

August 28, 2017 3:14 pm

POSTED: AUG 28 2017 07:21AM PDT UPDATED: AUG 28 2017 12:38PM PDT A  vegetation fire in a rugged part of  unincorporated Alameda County has grown to nearly 50 acres and will be a challenge to battle because of the temperatures that will soar past 100 degrees on Monday. The fire was reported Sunday evening off Mines Road, […]

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Bay Area search and rescue crews help after Hurricane Harvey in Texas

August 28, 2017 3:02 pm

POSTED: AUG 28 2017 07:01AM PDT UPDATED: AUG 28 2017 08:14AM PDT A team of specialized Oakland firefighters and Menlo Park firefighters are helping out in Texas to help the victims of Hurricane Harvey. The search and rescue teams from the Bay Area will be called upon to perform water rescues and provide medical aid to those […]

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Anarchists create menacing mood in Berkeley; 13 arrested, six injured

August 28, 2017 2:59 pm

By: Lisa Fernandez POSTED: AUG 28 2017 06:39AM PDT UPDATED: AUG 28 2017 12:44PM PDT BERKELEY, Calif. - Young men and women clad in black bandanas overtook Berkeley for several hours, creating a menacing atmosphere and yielding 13 arrests amidst a crowd of at least 2,000. The self-described anti-fascists far outnumbered the “patriots” — or Trump supporters — prompting […]

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Spare the Air, temps could soar to 109 in East Bay

August 28, 2017 2:52 pm

POSTED: AUG 28 2017 05:40AM PDT UPDATED: AUG 28 2017 05:51AM PDT Officials with the Bay Area Air Quality Management District issued the third consecutive Spare the Air alert in the San Francisco Bay Area for Monday – a day that could see record-breaking temperatures in inland areas. Commuters are urged to find alternatives to driving alone […]

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SJPD hopes to recruit officers from the LGBTQ community

August 28, 2017 2:49 pm

By: Jesse Gary POSTED: AUG 25 2017 04:43PM PDT UPDATED: AUG 25 2017 11:16PM PDT The San Jose Police Department continues its push to recruit more officers. But leaders are using a unique marking to lure members of one community to sign-up and serve. The SJPD is using the weekend of Silicon Valley Pride to launch its first […]

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Woman at center of Bay Area police sex scandal sues Contra Costa County

August 28, 2017 2:42 pm

POSTED: AUG 25 2017 12:14PM PDT UPDATED: AUG 25 2017 10:22PM PDT CONTRA COSTA COUNTY, Calif. (KTVU) - A victim of sex trafficking whose exploitation by law enforcement officers in as many as seven different agencies led to a massive scandal in Oakland and elsewhere sued the Contra Costa County Sheriff’s Office on Thursday for one of its […]

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Santa Clara-49ers willing to work out Levi’s Stadium differences

August 25, 2017 4:19 pm

POSTED: AUG 24 2017 11:18PM PDT UPDATED: AUG 24 2017 11:20PM PDT SANTA CLARA, Calif. (KTVU) - The battle over costs and curfew related to Levi’s Stadium pitting the 49ers against Santa Clara city officials appears to be heading towards a time out. Both sides say they’d like to resolve their differences. A representative from the independent audit […]

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Predators prey on children through popular music app

August 25, 2017 4:15 pm

POSTED: AUG 24 2017 09:54PM PDT UPDATED: AUG 24 2017 09:54PM PDT SAN JOSE, Calif. — A warning from law enforcement about a smartphone app popular among children. Authorities say the app is also being used by some people looking to prey on children. It’s called the world’s largest creative platform. The app Musical.ly allows users to create music […]

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Immigration judge frees father after 6 months in jail

August 25, 2017 4:12 pm

POSTED: AUG 24 2017 06:26PM PDT UPDATED: AUG 24 2017 09:21PM PDT OAKLAND, Calif. (KTVU) - A man accused of being in the country illegally has been set free after spending the last six months in jail. Maguiber Ramos was freed by an immigration judge on $3,500 bond in San Francisco Thursday, just in time to see his […]

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Unsafe levels of lead found at Oakland’s McClymond’s High School

August 24, 2017 2:44 pm

POSTED: AUG 23 2017 06:59PM PDT UPDATED: AUG 24 2017 12:59PM PDT OAKLAND (BCN)– Oakland Unified School District officials said today that unsafe levels of lead have been found at a water fountain and kitchen faucets at McClymonds High School in West Oakland but they’re making progress in fixing the problem. The school district said its environmental […]

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