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Teen Killed In Yosemite Fall Was Taking Photo

YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK (CBS / AP) — Authorities say an Israeli teenager who fell to his death last year at an iconic waterfall in California’s Yosemite National Park was trying to mimic a popular social media photograph when he fell.


Alleged Northern California robbery crew indicted, now facing life in federal prison

SAN FRANCISCO — Three men who allegedly plotted to travel from Illinois to Northern California and pull of a series of violent, multi-million dollar heists have been indicted on robbery and kidnapping charges.


San Francisco Access Points help thousands avoid homelessness

SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- Some advocates argue the best way to combat homelessness is to prevent it in the first place-- and that's exactly what many services, some of them new, are helping families do in San Francisco.


Every journey begins with a plan

Last Friday I drove to Gualala from Ukiah, over the Mountain View Road. My past experience with Mountain View Road told me that I needed a plan. 1. Start with a full tank of gas.


California death row inmate dies of unknown causes

An inmate on Califoria’s death row died of unknown causes Saturday morning, after being found unresponsive in his cell at San Quentin State Prison, officials said Monday. Officials began lifesaving procedures on 35-year-old Miguel Angel Magallon just after finding him at 6:17 a.m. He was pronounced


Ukiah Police and Fire Log: 22, April, 2019

The following were compiled from reports prepared by the Mendocino County Sheriff’s Office:. BOOKED: Rudolph Walton, 51, of Fort Bragg, was arrested on April 18 at 9:50 p.m. on suspicion of assault with a deadly weapon with great bodily injury. He was booked into the county jail on $20,000 bail.


'Major medical emergency' closes Rockridge BART station

OAKLAND (KRON) -- A medical emergency has closed the Rockridge BART station, according to the transit agency. BART first reported the incident via Twitter just after 3 p.m., warning riders to expect delays.


Gov. Gavin Newsom hits back at Trump in new fight over who controls California water

Gov. Gavin Newsom’s administration is taking unprecedented steps to combat President Donald Trump’s efforts to ship more water to his agricultural allies in the San Joaquin Valley.


Bay Area to surge into 90s in first stretch of hot weather of 2019

SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- Hot! Hot! Hot! Say that at least two more times. ABC7 News Meteorologist Mike Nicco says the Bay Area will feel the heat this week with five consecutive days of 80-degree weather, starting on Monday, before it really sizzles.


Quirky, patriotic theater production coming to Lower Lake

LOWER LAKE — When two actors with a combined 50 years of theatre experience and some 100 productions under their belts join forces, the result is a play that truly can’t be missed.


California Could Become First State To Ban Racial Discrimination Based On Hairdo

SACRAMENTO (AP) — California could become one of the first states to ban racial discrimination because of hairstyle. The California Senate voted 37-0 on Monday to update the state’s anti-discrimination law’s definition of race to include hairstyles, such as braids and dreadlocks. The bill is introdu


San Quentin Death Row Inmate Found Dead In Cell

A San Quentin State Prison death row inmate was found dead in his cell Saturday, a prison spokesman said Monday. Miguel Angel Magallon, who was convicted of killing Los Angeles County Office of Public Safety Capt. Michael Sparkes in 2004, was found unresponsive in his cell at 6:17 a.m. Saturday and


Theranos Founder Elizabeth Holmes Appears in San Jose Court in Fraud Case

Once the darling of Silicon Valley, Elizabeth Holmes, founder of failed startup Theranos, was in court Monday, now a suspected felon. In one of the most high profile cases in the country, Holmes is accused of scamming people with her Palo Alto-based blood-testing startup. The 35-year-old was in fede


Person Fatally Struck By Caltrain Near Blossom Hill Station

SAN JOSE (CBS SF) — A Caltrain fatally struck a person on the tracks south of the Blossom Hill station in San Jose on Monday evening, according to a Caltrain official. The person was struck at approximately 7:26 p.m. by Southbound train #274. There are around 23 people onboard the train, but no inju


Bay Area Airport Workers Stage Demonstration Against Southwest Policies

OAKLAND (CBS SF) – Contract employees who do work for Southwest Airlines are staging demonstrations at airports across the Bay Area and California Monday over working conditions and the airline’s use of non-union contractors.


Sonoma County Deputies Return Prosthetic Leg after Man Loses It While Skydiving

CLOVERDALE — Sonoma County deputies were able to return a man’s prosthetic leg after he says he lost it while skydiving. The Sonoma County Sheriff’s Office says they got a call Monday that someone had found a prosthetic leg in a Cloverdale lumber yard. After speaking to some people at the nearby air


California Proposal to Tax Soda Pushed to Next Year

Efforts to tax sugary drinks and limit how much soda can be sold in a single cup have stalled in the California Legislature. Assemblyman Richard Bloom on Monday pushed his soda tax bill off to next year. Assemblyman David Chiu's has similarly delayed his bill that would ban the sale of soda cups big


California rescue crews free horse ‘deeply’ trapped in mud

Rescue teams used ropes to free a horse stuck up to nearly its shoulder in mud Sunday morning at the Hansen Dam Recreation Area. Los Angeles Fire Department spokeswoman Margaret Stewart said in a statement that the horse appeared uninjured, but was “exhausted and stressed” following the rescue in a


Performing procedures; or, fun with analogies…

My last week or so had a certain Einsteinian quality to it, as though Isis and I were on a local train and the Ukiah medical industry were on an express overtaking us on a parallel track. We were each needing to jump off at the same virtual station so we could agree on how fast we were going, relati


Oldest southern sea otter in captivity dies in California

LONG BEACH, Calif. — Charlie, the oldest southern sea otter held by any zoo or aquarium, has died in California. The Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach says Charlie died Monday at the age of 22.