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Police identify three people involved in big-rig crash in Lake County
Authorities have released the names of three people involved in a Lake County head-on big rig collision Tuesday on Highway 20 between Nice and Lucerne. According to CHP, Duane Roork, 57, of Willits, remained in Kaiser Vacaville hospital Wednesday after he collided with a big rig driven by Jose Gomez
What’s Happening in Lake County
2019 KXBX Summer Concerts in the Park Mixer: On Friday, March 22 from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at 140 N. Main St., Lakeport. Free event. 263-6113. Twin Pine Casino and Hotel Presents: Freshmakers on Friday, March 22 from 9 to 11:55 p.m. at 22223 Highway 29, Middletown. Free event. 987-1257.
Officials consider proposal to increase Golden Gate Bridge tolls starting July 1
SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) - Officials are considering a proposal to increase tolls on the Golden Gate Bridge over the next five years starting July 1. The Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District's board of directors will consider on Friday five toll increase options.
Hwy. 175 will be closed part of the day next week
WILLITS, 3/21/19 -- CalTrans will be closing State Route 175 from just east of Hopland to Lake County, next Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. for road work.
Oakland city council approves Raiders' lease at Coliseum
OAKLAND, Calif. (BCN) - The Oakland City Council voted unanimously Thursday to approve a lease agreement that keeps the Oakland Raiders football team playing at the Coliseum for at least one more year.
Voters in Lake County will use a different voting system in upcoming elections
LAKE COUNTY — Lake County voters will be using a new voting system at the polls in upcoming elections as soon as May 7. The Lake County Board of Supervisors approved the purchase Tuesday of a touch-screen vote counting machine from Hart InterCivic, Inc., an Austin, Texas-based elections company. Har
44-Year-Old Man Dies in Stabbing at Fisherman's Wharf
A 44-year-old man died in a stabbing at San Francisco's Fisherman's Wharf on Wednesday afternoon, police said Thursday. The victim, identified as Brook Pettyjohn, died after the stabbing was reported at 1:48 p.m. in the area of Jefferson and Taylor streets.
Lake County Board of Supervisors vote to bring cannabis permitting changes up for second vote
LAKEPORT — The Lake County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to move forward for a second reading a pair of amendments to the county’s cannabis cultivation code that would allow more prospective cannabis growers to apply for permits.
California woman arrested for elder, animal abuse after dad, 96, found in home with up to 700 rats, cops say
A California woman was arrested after authorities discovered her 96-year-old father and multiple pets living inside a home in conditions described as "not fit for human living" with up to 700 rats inside, officials said Tuesday.
Give the wealthy a tax break to encourage affordable housing? Gavin Newsom wants to try it
A provision of Trump’s 2017 tax bill helps the wealthy put off paying some taxes. Now California might use it to help build affordable housing. The opportunity zone program lets investors take money they’ve made from selling something like stocks, real estate, or art, and put it into a fund that inv
‘My heart still feels broken;’ Oakland mourns four police officers slain 10 years ago
OAKLAND — It’s been 10 years since Oakland police officers Sgt. Mark Dunakin, Sgt. Ervin Romans, Sgt. Daniel Sakai and Officer John Hege lost their lives in line of duty, but as one person put it: “my heart is still broken.”
New photo: California’s super bloom as seen from outer space
(CNN) — An image from outer space confirms what thousands of Californians have experienced from ground level: This year’s wildflower super bloom is amazing. The WorldView-2 satellite, owned by DigitalGlobe, captured an image of Riverside County’s Walker Canyon covered in blooming orange poppies on M
Hillsborough's Flintstone House’s owner to fight lawsuit
Days after the town of Hillsborough filed a lawsuit ordering Florence Fang to remove dinosaur statues and a sign reading “Yabba Dabba Doo” from the backyard of the iconic “Flintstone House,” the homeowner announced plans Wednesday to push back against the legal challenge.
Brace for a brutal 2019 allergy season in the Bay Area
Spring is busting out all over and that means that it’s about to be peak allergy season. The combination of rain showers and warm weather means that we are about to be surrounded by wildflowers and the pollen they generate. If you find yourself suffering from itchy eyes, sneezing, headaches and an i
Former Student Trainer Makes Stunning Sexual Harassment Allegations Against Cal Football Staff
BERKELEY (CBS SF) — A former student member of the Cal Football medical staff took to social media late Wednesday night, publishing a Facebook post filled with stunning allegations of repeated sexual harassment by members of the coaching staff.
San Jose: Man, 64, killed when car crashes into tree
SAN JOSE — A 64-year-old man was killed early Thursday in a solo vehicle crash, the city’s 11th traffic-related fatality of 2019, according to police. At 1:36 a.m., San Jose police responded to the intersection of Curtner and New Jersey avenues after receiving a report of a car crashing into a tree.
Flood Of Comments Dunk On Central California Gang Member’s Civil War-Style Revolver
FRESNO (CBS13) – A Facebook post on an admitted gang member’s arrest has gone viral thanks to his apparent taste for rustic guns. Back on March 11, Fresno police announced they had arrested 19-year-old Amador Carlos Martinez during a gang violence reduction mission in the city.
Facebook confirms it stored millions of passwords in plain text for years
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Facebook acknowledges it stored millions of passwords in plain text for years after security researcher exposes issue. For live, local news, download the KRONon app. It lets you watch commercial-free the Bay Area's Local News Station on multiple streaming devices.
Have recent wildfires driven wildlife to Bay Area backyards?
DEAR JOAN: My husband and I live at least a mile from any open space, but we have seen foxes in our backyard five times in the past week. They usually appear just before dusk. The first one we saw was tracking a large cat that often cuts through our yard. The fox was not successful in capturing the
California car chase suspect breakdances before being taken into custody, video shows
A Southern California driver apparently couldn’t help but dance after reportedly leading authorities in a car chase Tuesday night. The California Highway Patrol (CHP) started tailing the suspect in the Calabasas area and ultimately followed until they got off the freeway in the San Fernando Valley,