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Trans Women Devastated After Woke Kamala Harris Calls Them Men

“Did Kamala Harris just misgender trans women?”. Transgender women were upset after Sen. Kamala Harris, D-California, on Monday seemed to confuse transgender men with transgender women during a CNN town hall.


Tiburon police book trio after residential burglary

Three suspects were arrested Tuesday after a residential burglary in Tiburon, and police are investigating whether they can be linked to a similar crime in Fairfax. The Tiburon crime happened at about 2 a.m. on Miraflores Avenue. Two burglars entered the home and stole property, then ran to a car ne


San Pablo nonprofit a sanctuary for meat trade survivors

When we recently showed up at Jelly’s Place in San Pablo to interview its founder Julia Bainbridge, who had just returned from the airport to pick up five dogs rescued from being slaughtered for meat in China.


Back to back 90-degree heat coming to Bay Area today and Wednesday

SAN FRANCISCO -- The 90s are back in the Bay Area! It may spring but Tuesday and Wednesday will feel more like summer. "Get ready for two straight days of possible 90-degree temperatures," said ABC7 News Meteorologist Mike Nicco.


BART revives plan to put license plate readers in parking lots

BART officials are taking another run at a plan to install license plate readers at station parking lots throughout the transit system, this time with restrictions in place that the agency says address concerns raised by privacy advocates about the surveillance program.


Ground Broken On Long Overdue San Pablo Fire Station

After being stuck in trailers for nearly 30 years, East Bay firefighters are finally getting some new digs. Workers are breaking ground on a new $10 million San Pablo fire station for Contra Costa County firefighters. Don Ford reports. (4-23-2019)


Lombard Street Toll Bill Passes State Assembly Transportation Committee

A state assembly bill proposing motorists reserve a spot and pay a toll before driving down Lombard Street in San Francisco has passed the Assembly Transportation Committee by an 11-to-3 vote on Monday, according to the Office of Assemblyman Phil Ting, D-San Francisco.


Oakland: Rockridge BART reopens after fatal strike

OAKLAND — The Rockridge BART station has reopened after a train strike that left a person dead forced its closure Monday afternoon, authorities said. BART spokeswoman Anna Duckworth said the station was closed after reports of the emergency at 2:58 p.m., with trains continuing to run through the sta


Berkeley police report 2 thefts in 2 days

Two thefts occurred over the span of two days, according to a community alert sent out by the Berkeley Police Department, or BPD. According to the alert, a 26-year-old woman was walking on the 2800 block of College Avenue, near Russell Street, when a suspect snatched a cell phone from her hands at 7


Belvedere announces new police chief

Jason Wu, who Belvedere officials hired this month as the city’s police chief, has a track record of leading unconventional police departments. For more than two decades, he worked in law enforcement for the National Park Service and eventually became the top cop for the service’s San Francisco fiel


'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.


Bay Area to hit the 90's this week

The Bay Area is still about two months from Summer but get ready for hot temperatures this week. KRON4's weather team says many communities will see upper 80's and low 90's on Tuesday and Wednesday.


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.


City Councilwoman Lori Droste pays $750 for campaign finance violations

It’s been almost six months since the November election, but Berkeley’s Fair Campaign Practices (FCPC) Commission is still dealing with election violations from various races.


Federal Reserve Bank report says Bay Area has 'student debt crisis'

SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- A new report focused specifically on Bay Area student debt, says the Bay Area is dealing with a "student debt crisis." The report, titled "At What Cost? Student Loan Debt in the Bay Area," was published by the San Francisco Federal Reserve Bank and the San Francisco Office of


Contra Costa Health Services, GRIP Add Homeless Warming Center In Richmond

A new, 30-cot warming center in Richmond will bring more Contra Costa residents who are experiencing homelessness out of the cold and into services to help them regain housing.


KRON4 Morning Buzz: Fun facts about Bay Area scorpions

SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) - The Buzz this morning is about what happened between Luke Walton and a reporter back when he was an assistant coach for the Warriors. Kelli Tennant says she went to see Walton at a Santa Monica hotel when the Warriors were in town to play the Lakers, because she wanted to give


Can California boost home building without supercharging gentrification?

Along a stretch of South Los Angeles near the Expo light rail line, investment dollars are pouring in. Landlords outfit vacant apartments with stainless-steel appliances to lift rents, flippers list renovated bungalows for sale at twice what they paid. And as long-term tenants are forced out, develo


Rockridge BART Station Reopens After Person Dies On Tracks

OAKLAND (CBS SF) — A person died on the tracks at the Rockridge BART station in Oakland Monday afternoon, forcing the closure of the station for two hours and delaying train service, according to transit officials.


Berkeley hit by flurry of 14 robberies in past week

Berkeley was hit by 14 robberies this past week, with stolen items ranging from a flashlight to a tricycle, according to a Nixle alert released by Berkeley Police Department on Tuesday afternoon.