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Governor says California will sue Trump over emergency wall declaration

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California is likely to sue President Donald Trump over his emergency declaration to fund a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border, the state attorney general said Friday.


It’s Hailing! Large Hail Storm Passing Through Contra Costa County

A large hail storm is going through Contra Costa County right now (12:30 p.m., Friday). Do you see the hail? If so, where are you located?


Wild Weather Continues Around The Bay Area

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) – Showers, hail and high winds were felt across the Bay Area Friday as the wild weather that has settled over the region this week continued. While there was also more sunshine than Bay Area residents have seen for much of the week at points, passing storm cells delivered brie


Rabid bat found in Hayward mall

HAYWARD, Calif. (KGO) -- A warning for anyone who was in the Southland Mall in Hayward on February 5. The Alameda County Public Health Department says a bat found inside the mall that day tested positive for rabies.


Plane Crash; Man Dies At Shelter: East Bay Police Log

PLEASANT HILL, CA — The following is a collection of police, courtroom and fire stories from this week in Pleasant Hill and around the East Bay. The wreckage was discovered near the summit.


Diana Becton Becomes First Woman and Person of Color District Attorney of Contra Costa County

On Sunday, Jan. 6, while the rains deluged with torren­tial force, people from all over Contra Costa County, San Francisco, Alameda County, and the Bay Area converged upon the Bethlehem Mission­ary Baptist Church, Rich­mond, where Rev. Dr. Alvin C. Bernstine serves as pastor.


Multiple Vehicle Collisions Around Contra Costa County On Wednesday

Multiple drivers crashed their vehicles on Contra Costa County highways today, according to the CHP. No injuries were reported, only vehicle damage. Drive safely, especially if the roads are wet.


California Earthquake 2019 Today Hits Near San Francisco, CA

LOS ANGELES (LALATE) – A California earthquake 2019 today has hit near San Francisco. The California earthquake today is one of several to strike the Bay Area this month. Damage assessment is pending.


Snowstorm brings whiteout conditions to California's Sierra, prompting closures on major highways

SAN FRANCISCO — Skiers eager to hit the slopes had to sit out a Presidents' Day holiday weekend as heavy snow and rain fell for a fourth straight day Friday in California's mountains, where the snow was so deep in some areas plows couldn't go out and cities were running out of places to pile it.


Son arrested in California killing of parents, housekeeper

SANTA ANA, Calif. – A man has been arrested on suspicion of killing his parents and their housekeeper in an upscale Southern California community, authorities said Friday. Richard Nicholson, 64, Kim Nicholson, 61, and Maria Morse, 57, were identified as the victims found dead in a Newport Beach home


Scattered showers will continue across Bay Area today

SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) - Looks like the Bay Area has seen the worst of a major storm that brought torrential rainfall and very gusty winds in recent days. Scattered showers will continue on and off today and will be much more isolated than what you've been seeing in previous days.


2019 Contra Costa County Teacher/Certificated Staff Recruitment Fair

MARTINEZ, Calif.— The Contra Costa County Office of Education (CCCOE) will present its annual Contra Costa County Teacher/Certificated Staff Recruitment Fair, on Saturday, February 23, from 9:00 to 11:30 a.m., at Alhambra High School’s gymnasium, located at 150 E St., in Martinez.


More snow in California than Boston? ‘Bonkers’ winter continues with approaching storm

California is known as a land of sunshine. But, for the extreme weather that has accompanied the West’s colder months, California might as well be called the snowy state. A series of winter storms has brought record-breaking rainfall and dropped snow levels dramatically across the state, causing fre


Teen gets seven years in juvenile detention for killing Discovery Bay girl

WALNUT CREEK — After hearing almost two hours of emotional testimony from the family of a murdered woman, a judge ordered her killer to spend seven years in juvenile detention instead of life in adult prison because he was a young teenager when he killed her.


Recent Storms Brings More Snow to California Than Boston; ‘Bonkers’ Winter Continues With Upcoming Storm

California is known as a land of sunshine. But, for the extreme weather that has accompanied the West’s colder months, California might as well be called the snowy state. A series of winter storms has brought record-breaking rainfall and dropped snow levels dramatically across the state, causing fre


Bye Bye, Dry! Bay Area officially out of drought

SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- It's official-- the Bay Area is out of drought. In just the past week, the entire Bay Area has had enough rain to come out of drought completely. According to data compiled by the United States Drought Monitor, the last time we were out of drought was January of 2018.


First Amendment Coalition sues California AG over his refusal to release police records

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (KTVU/AP) - A nonprofit organization that advocates for free speech sued California's attorney general Thursday over his refusal to release police misconduct records.


Are there really more crows and ravens in the Bay Area than before?

DEAR JOAN: On a recent morning, my wife and I saw two ravens perched in a tree at our house. Later, some crows parked themselves in neighboring trees surrounding the ravens. We have never seen ravens here before, perhaps because we aren’t great birders.


Two from Walnut Creek indicted on wire fraud charges

SAN FRANCISCO — Two Walnut Creek residents have been indicted in federal court on charges that they tried to steal mail from a condominium, authorities said. Tyler Goforth, 35, and Jesslyn Felix, 35, are alleged to have made several purchases with stolen debit, credit and gift cards, according to a


Surprise hail batters the Bay Area

SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) - The Bay Area has just about seen it all when it comes to weather this week, from hail showers to thunderstorms. Friday's storm brought scattered showers to the Bay, but at 12:30 p.m. hail pellets started to fall.