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San Francisco police make arrests in deadly Fillmore Street shooting

SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) - Police in San Francisco have made arrests in the shooting that happened Saturday night on Fillmore Street. As an investigation continues, officials determined that three people were involved in the shooting.


Bay Area’s housing crisis rolls on for UC Berkeley grad living in van

Yesica Prado’s graduation stole hangs in her living room like a piece of art. She graduated from the UC Berkeley Graduate School of Journalism in May and now works as a freelance photographer and writer, reporting on homelessness.


Four more days of rain in the forecast for San Francisco Bay Area

The last days of March are forecast to be cool and wet with rain in the forecast through Thursday. A low-pressure system off the West Coast is expected to stay put for several days and send a stream of cold air and rain to the Bay Area. It delivered the first bands of rain to the North Bay early Mon


Body discovered near landslide that claimed life of woman at Fort Funston in SF

SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- There are new developments in the search for a woman buried in a slide under tons of dirt at San Francisco's Fort Funston about a month ago. Emergency crews are now responding after a body was found in the area where the woman disappeared in February. Right now, authorities ar


4 Best Donut Spots In Berkeley

Hoodline crunched the numbers to find the top doughnut spots in Berkeley, using both Yelp data and our own secret sauce to produce a ranked list of the best spots to meet your needs.


Man Found Dead In BART Station Restroom

OAKLAND, CA — A man was found dead in a restroom at BART's MacArthur station early Monday morning, police said. The man, whose name is not yet being released, was found unresponsive around 12:55 a.m. in the men's restroom at the station at 555 40th St.


Completed housing projects in Berkeley

Berkeleyside has pored over city records and our own archives to bring you a round-up of many of the larger housing projects that have been completed around the city since 2012. Did we miss a completed project or get something else wrong? Kindly use the tips form to alert us. Click any thumbnail bel


Trash Piling Up On Berkeley’s Highway 80 Access Road

BERKELEY (KPIX) — Massive piles of trash and garbage are piling up along the sides of Berkeley streets. It’s irritating city residents and even those who live in the homeless encampments along the Interstate 80 corridor.


San Leandro Man Shot Dead In San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO, CA — A man who died in a shooting in San Francisco's Fillmore District on Saturday night has been identified by the city's medical examiner's office as 25-year-old San Leandro resident Mister Dee Carnell Simmons III.


Michael Avenatti to Face Extortion Charges in New York and Embezzlement Charges in California

Attorney and prominent Trump opponent Michael Avenatti will be charged for attempting to extract more than $20 million in payments from Nike by threatening to use his ability to garner publicity to inflict substantial financial and reputational harm on the company if his demands were not met, accord


California lawmakers will consider banning cosmetic genital surgery on intersex children

River Gallo has prosthetic testes he says he never asked for and never wanted. Alice Alvarez says she should have been able to decide for herself before a doctor removed her testicles, which one did when she was an infant.


Dismissal Upheld In Lawsuit By Kate Steinle Family Against Former San Francisco Sheriff

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — A federal appeals court Monday upheld the dismissal of a negligence claim against the city of San Francisco and former Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi by the parents of a woman killed by a bullet from a gun held by an undocumented immigrant.


Italian island for sale, costing less than a Bay Area home

(CNN) — Ever dreamed of owning your own Italian private island? An aristocratic family is selling one in Sicily for less than the price of a San Francisco condo. Isola delle Femmine, a wild pristine atoll near Palermo with a 17th-century crumbling stone tower, is up for sale with offers invited of m


Alleged leader of huge California drug ring sentenced to federal prison

OAKLAND — A man described by federal authorities as a shrewd, well-organized drug kingpin was sentenced to 20 years in federal prison last week, court records show. Prosecutors say Carlos “Green Eyes” Hernandez, 52, ran a large-scale, “drug trafficking operation with supply and distribution channels


Dramatic video shows Richmond firefighter rescuing dog from burning apartment

Firefighters put themselves in harm's way daily to fight fires and save lives — human or otherwise. Dramatic video shared by Richmond firefighters showed what happened Sunday at a burning apartment where two dogs were trapped inside.


Dead woman found on Fort Funston beach in San Francisco

A woman’s body was found Monday morning on the beach at Fort Funston in San Francisco, authorities said. Around 8 a.m., U.S. Park Police responded to reports of a dead body about a quarter-mile south of Sloat Boulevard. More than 10 officials from San Francisco’s fire and police departments, as well


49ers were ‘aggressive’ in pursuit of Odell Beckham Jr.

The Cleveland Browns made a splash with the acquisition of wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. this offseason. It appears they had some staunch competition from the San Francisco 49ers for his services.


Arlen Ness, ‘king of custom motorcycles,’ dies at 79

They called him the king of custom motorcycles. The East Bay’s Arlen Ness, a designer whose wildly colorful customized motorcycles are sought after by riders and museums alike, died March 22 in Hayward after a long illness, family and friends reported. He was 79.


Southern California man sentenced to 19 years after bombs found

SANTA ANA (AP) - Authorities say a California man has been sentenced to more than 19 years in prison for transporting and possessing explosives. Orange County District Attorney Todd Spitzer said Monday the case against 48-year-old Saleh Ali shows how potential attacks can be thwarted by law enforcem


The Scanner: East Bay fugitive nabbed in Utah after $3 fraud arrest

Seven years after investigators came upon a bloody scene that left a 29-year-old man dead in Castro Valley, one of Alameda County’s most wanted fugitives was taken into custody in Utah after allegedly making a fraudulent purchase for all of $3.