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Popular San Francisco Mural Of Carlos Santana Vandalized

SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- Residents of the Mission District were stunned this weekend to find that a popular mural of music legend Carlos Santana had been vandalized with white paint, according to a community artist and organizer.


Two Dead After Solo-Vehicle Crash in Alameda County

NBC Bay AreaTwo people died in a solo car crash late Saturday night in unincorporated Alameda County. (July 15, 2018)At least two people were killed and a third injured after a solo-vehicle crash on Redwood Road in unincorporated Alameda County near the Upper San Leandro Reservoir on Saturday night,


USGS reports 3.0-magnitude earthquake near Castro Valley

CASTRO VALLEY, Calif. (KGO) --A 3.1-magnitude earthquake was reported near Castro Valley, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.RELATED:Bay Area earthquake trackerThe quake was reported just before noon and was centered in an area about one mile northwest of Castro Valley, USGS officials said.No d


Castro Valley Earthquake Rattles East Bay

CASTRO VALLEY, CA— A magnitude 3.0 earthquake struck Castro Valley, according to the United States Geological Survey. The temblor was reported at 11:52 a.m. Sunday. A few minutes later, a magnitude 1.5 earthquake struck the area at 11:56 a.m.


Pet dog missing from Orinda home since 2015 reunited with owner

A microchip was found on the dog, named Hemi, with its ownership information. When informed that her dog had been found, the owner started crying in disbelief.


14 incredible SF Bay Area beaches you may not know about

If there’s one thing Bay Area beach aficionados agree upon, it’s that our ocean water is cold — especially when compared with the waters where our SoCal brethren frolic south of Point Conception. But what we give up in comfort is made up for in other ways. Our beaches are among the most stunning and


Carlos Santana mural vandalized in San Francisco's Mission District

Vehicle fire blocks lanes on westbound I-80 in San FranciscoSAN FRANCISCO (KRON)- - A popular mural of musician Carlos Santana was vandalized overnight in San Francisco's Mission District.A local non-profit went as far as calling it a hate crime.KRON4's Ella Sogomonian met the artist as he worked ti


Pit Bull Attacks Fire Official Responding to Alameda Blaze

Firefighters put out a fire and evacuated a home onMaubert Ave. in San Leandro. They discovered several dogs on the premises, most of them pit bulls, according to Alameda County spokesperson Aisha Knowles.


Fire chief bit in face by pit bull after San Leandro fire

SAN LEANDRO, Calif. (KGO) --A fire chief was hospitalized after being mauled by a pit bull following a fire in unincorporated San Leandro Saturday morning, according to fire officials.Firefighters were investigating a house fire on Maubert Street and the chief stepped across the street to talk with


All lanes of Posey Tube closed in Alameda due to major accident involving CHP vehicle

ALAMEDA, Calif. (KTVU)- A multi-car crash involving an unmarked California Highway Patrol car has closed all lanes of the Posey Tube in Alameda, according to officials.


People Stuck on Gondola Lift at Oakland Zoo

NBC Bay AreaA gondola lift at the Oakland ZooSeveral people at the Oakland Zoo have been stuck on a gondola lift for at least 30 minutes.Zoo officials say there is a "digital glitch" and working to resolve the issue. No injuries have been reported. Zoo officials expect the gondola lift to be fixed s


State Controller, Husband Injured In Suspected DUI Crash Friday

ALAMEDA COUNTY, CA — California's state controller and her husband were injured in a suspected DUI collision Friday afternoon in the Posey Tube between Oakland and Alameda, officials with the California Highway Patrol said. State Controller Betty Yee, her husband and a CHP officer driving the vehicl


Girl targeted by ‘Permit Patty’ holds water bottle fundraiser at Lake Merritt

OAKLAND — Jordan Rodgers had mud on her new jeans from rolling around in the grass by Lake Merritt’s pergola, a stone’s throw away from where the white woman known as #BBQBecky called the police on two black barbecuers back in April.Rodgers, the 8-year-old black girl from San Francisco, was recently


Vehicle fire blocks lanes on westbound I-80 in San Francisco

San Francisco Bay Area Weather ForecastSAN FRANCISCO (KRON)- - A vehicle fire on westbound Interstate-80 snarled traffic Saturday afternoon.According to CHP, the left lane is blocked on westbound I-80 east of Sterling.Drivers should expect significant delays and use alternate routes to void the area


Shooting on I-80 in Berkeley Leaves 3 Injured: CHP

Three people were shot on a highway in Berkeley early Saturday morning, law enforcement officials said.The California Highway Patrol responded to a report of gunfire around 4:30 a.m. on the eastbound I-80 highway at Gilman Street exit.An investigation initially closed all down all three lanes of the


Man posing as rideshare driver accused of serial rape in San Francisco

Orlando Vilchez Lazo is facing multiple charges, including false imprisonment, kidnapping, assault with intent to commit rape, sexual penetration with a foreign object and rape, the San Francisco Police Department said in astatement.


Public services fail pregnant, low-income African American women in San Francisco

“In San Francisco, preterm birth rates are highest for women who are homeless and who live in single-room occupancy hotels and public housing,” said Jessica Wolin, health education lecturer and HEI’s associate director of community practice.


Three people shot on I-80 in Berkeley

The CHP is investigating a triple shooting that forced the closure of several lanes of eastbound Interstate 80 in Berkeley early Saturday morning.Authorities told KTVU news, they believe the shooting happened at about 3:20 a.m.The condition of the victims are not known at this time, but the CHP said


Chp Closes Down Section Of Interstate Highway 80 Due To Possible Shooting

The California Highway Patrol this morning has closed a section of eastbound Interstate Highway 80 in Berkeley due to a possible highway shooting.The highway has been closed at Gilman Street, and traffic is currently being diverted off the roadway at Gilman, according to the CHP.The CHP has not rele


San Francisco police arrest alleged "Rideshare Rapist"

SAN FRANCISCO (KTVU)- Police say they have arrested the man they call the Rideshare Rapist, He is charged with raping four women while posing as a rideshare driver. Investigators say he first struck in 2013, then three more times this year.