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3.4-magnitude earthquake, 2 aftershocks rattle Bay Area

SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) - A magnitude 3.4 earthquake rattled the Bay Area early Wednesday morning. The earthquake was centered about 3 kilometers north of Piedmont and was reported around 4:45 a.m.


Accuweather Forecast: Heavy rounds of rain coming to Bay Area

Hope you enjoyed the relative calmness of light rain and breezy conditions during the morning commute, because heavy rounds of rain are coming to the entire region. Beginning at 12 p.m., our strong storm begins with scattered moderate to heavy showers. The fastest winds arrive shortly thereafter aro


Richmond’s Takk McKinley, first-round pick of Atlanta Falcons, detained by LAPD, held for mental evaluation

(Ray Chavez/Bay Area News Group) (Ray Chavez/Bay Area News Group) They had a barbecue for Takk McKinley a couple of summers ago. Proud Richmond residents celebrating a native son.


Firefighter, child, among 6 injured in 2-alarm fire at 2 homes in San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO -- A firefighter was among the injured in Wednesday's early-morning, two-alarm blaze at two homes in San Francisco, according to fire officials. The firefighter suffered an injury to their face battling the blaze at 70 and 72 Liebig St., and was transported to the hospital with minor i


Storm rolls into Bay Area on Wednesday

A high wind warning was issued Wednesday as Vallejo and the surrounding Bay Area braced for more rain, strong winds and miserable conditions through the next few days. Showers were predicted to continue through Wednesday night and into Thursday, with the possibility of thunderstorms forming on both


Richmond police make arrest in ‘Letgo’ app robbery

Richmond police arrested a suspected robber who met his victim on the Letgo app, which allows users to buy and sell used items. A few days ago, the suspect and victim used Letgo to negotiate a $1,000 price for the suspect’s Nissan Versa, police said. They met at the Richmond BART Station, where the


Dixie school board receives petitions, testimony for name change

Momentum in favor of changing the name of the Dixie School District edged forward this week as proponents delivered petitions for new names, offered two hours of emotional testimony to the board of trustees and announced that the Marin Community Foundation would pick up the tab.


Richmond Rapper Danny Ali is Hungry for 2019

His freshman year in the rap game just concluded neatly — marked by the release of the promising debut album Cult.18, a string of strong singles, plus a few feature appearances — but for about 38 minutes last January, Danny Ali thought his whole world was about to be destroyed.


Abel Pineda, 26, appointed as San Pablo council member

A highly active 26-year-old San Pablo native is now a council member in his city. At its meeting on Monday, the San Pablo City Council appointed Abel Pineda, a Richmond High graduate, to fill the vacancy left by Cecilia Valdez, the longtime former councilmember who recently resigned.


VIDEO: $10,000 in merchandise stolen from Berkeley store

BERKELEY, Calif. (KGO) -- Young Min has owned Young's backpacking in Berkeley for 38 years. He told ABC7 News he never had an issue at the store, until last week. "Three girls come over and they're looking for ski pants," Min said. "I say it's closing time. We don't carry the ski pants."


Thousands of customers without power across the Bay Area

SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) - In the midst of the rainstorm moving across the Bay Area, thousands of PG&E customers are without power. According to PG&E, 6,100 customers were without power in Sonoma and Marin Counties on Wednesday afternoon around 3 p.m.


Here's a look at what's closed, what's staying open amid Bay Area storm

SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- A strong storm ranking 3 on the ABC7 News Storm Impact Scale hits the Bay Area on Wednesday. While some can weather the storm, others can't. Here's a look at what's closed and what's staying open.


Legal proceedings continue for two accused of felonies

The following is a roundup of two legal proceedings for felony cases heard Monday in Solano County Superior Court in Fairfield:. A Solano County Superior Court judge postponed legal proceedings for Emmanuel Lee Carter of Richmond, charged more than four years ago with attempted murder of his father


Atchison Park may be renamed ‘Richard J. Boyd Park’

Atchison Park may soon be renamed Richard J. Boyd Park, as neighborhood residents look to honor the community activist and organizer who died last year. The park renaming proposal appears on the consent calendar for tonight’s Richmond City Council meeting, which begins at 6:30 p.m. at 440 Civic Cent


Wrecks seen as wildfire areas brace for big California storm

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Days of rain and snow across California have snarled rush-hour commutes and triggered deadly wrecks on slick roads even before the most intense storm hits Wednesday, with wildfire-ravished communities bracing for dangerous mudslides and mountain residents facing a “potentially l


Where are Bay Area Women’s Marches?

Marches and rallies across the Bay Area begin as early as 10 a.m. Saturday, when tens of thousands of people are expected to fill the streets from San Jose to Oakland to support the third annual Women’s March.


Powerful ‘atmospheric river’ drenches Bay Area

An “atmospheric river” billed as the season’s biggest winter storm so far began drenching the Bay Area on Wednesday, bringing strong winds that toppled trees and power lines and heavy rains that triggered flash-flood advisories and mudslides that snarled traffic in the Santa Cruz Mountains.


San Pablo councilman housing Camp Fire victims in donated motorhomes

As we reported last month, a San Pablo councilmember has been fundraising to provide motorhomes for people who lost their homes in the devastating Camp Fire in Butte County. Today, we learned Councilmember Rich Kinney’s “Motorhomes 4 Fire Victims” drive has successfully donated a second motorhome th


Duquesne Dukes at Richmond Spiders Betting Pick 01/16/19

A10 foes will collide when the Richmond Spiders (7-9, 1-2 A10) meet the Duquesne Dukes (11-5, 2-1 A10) at the Robins Center. Tip-off is scheduled for 7 p.m. ET on Wednesday, January 16, 2019.


Ironman World Record: Smashing World Records at 60

Will Turner is aiming to complete 60 Iron-distance triathlons in a single year—and smashing a world record along the way. When I catch up with WILL Turner, he’s in his car driving from his hometown in Richmond, Va. down to New Orleans to compete in a quintuple ultra-triathlon—five Ironman distance t