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Oakland Police Manhunt On For Suspect Near Mills College

OAKLAND (CBS SF) — Police in Oakland were searching for a suspect in an area near Mills College late Friday morning following an apparent pursuit and crash, according to authorities.


Bay Area teachers getting help with housing, down payments

One of the major issues Bay Area teachers face is trying to afford a place to live that's anywhere near the districts where they teach. While teacher salaries in California are among the lowest in the country, the cost of housing here is one of the highest. Here's a look at a San Francisco startup t


Inside Look: Why Walnut Creek’s Chicken Pie Shop is a hidden gem

I love the idea of a warm, savory pot pie in blustery winter weather. But they are hard to find on Bay Area menus, and when I do spot one and order it, I’m often disappointed by the hard, flavorless knobs of crust, as well as the ratio of crust to filling.


Judge approves gag order in Oakland Ghost Ship case

OAKLAND, Calif. -- A judge has approved Alameda County prosecutors' request seeking an order that will ban the Ghost Ship warehouse fire defendants and their attorneys from talking to the news media about the high-profile case.


What you need to know about Bay Area Women's March 2019 in Oakland, San Francisco, San Jose

SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- On Saturday, thousands of women are expected to unite around the Bay Area and in cities all over the world for the third annual Women's March. This year's theme is#TruthToPower and the #WomensWave.


Bay Area Around 90% Normal Rainfall Following Major Storm

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) – The National Weather Service on Friday reported the Bay Area has reached 85 to 95 percent of normal rainfall for this point in the season, following the strongest storm of the season so far.


Oakland teachers hold ‘sick out’ amid labor dispute; strike may follow

OAKLAND — Hundreds of people rallied Friday alongside Oakland Unified teachers who called in sick to work amid an ongoing labor dispute between the district and their union. The school district did not have an estimate Friday morning as to how many teachers participated in the “sick-out” — which was


Bursts of rain Thursday morning surprise some people

WALNUT CREEK, Calif. (KGO) -- The encore performance to Wednesdays's big storm caught some people by surprise Thursday morning who thought the heavy rain was over. Alphonso Powell wandered out of his Walnut Creek office without a jacket or umbrella and got a little wet.


Lighted Art Fest; Restaurant Weeks; Crab Feeds: NorCal Weekend

NORTHERN CALIFORNIA, CA – Don't sit inside this weekend! Patch has rounded up fun, interesting and entertaining events throughout Northern California – from the beaches of Santa Cruz, through the South Bay, East Bay and the Peninsula, to the uppermost points of North Bay and Wine County.


Contra Costa County High School Mock Trial Program call for volunteers

Bay Area soon-to-be, practicing and retired law professionals are needed to provide assistance to their future brethren at the upcoming 38th annual Contra Costa County High School Mock Trial Program, held in late January and early February in the Martinez Court Rooms.


Violinist expresses herself through music and food

WALNUT CREEK, Calif. (KTVU) - Jenny Cho will tell you that playing music is about giving a piece of yourself to the notes and to the audience. "I think it says so many things," says Cho and that's the great thing it doesn't have to be any one thing you can do a lot of different things and you can sh


ACLU seeks police transparency, accountability on behalf of 12 families through new California law

OAKLAND, Calif. (KTVU) - A new California law went into effect at the beginning of the year that allows for release of previously sealed police documents. The American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) is now making a request on behalf of 12 different families in the case of eight different police shooti


Congressman DeSaulnier to Host Emergency Town Hall on Trump Shutdown

Event will Provide Local Federal Workers and Residents with Resources and Information. Walnut Creek, CA – Congressman Mark DeSaulnier (CA-11) announced that he will host an emergency town hall on the Trump Shutdown this Saturday, January 19th at 2:00 p.m. in Lafayette.


Fremont family killed in crash during Bay Area storm identified

SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) - A mudslide on a major Northern California freeway just north of the Golden Gate Bridge snarled the morning commute as road conditions throughout the state deteriorated amid heavy rain and snow.


East Bay man is first to be released under new state murder law

MARTINEZ — Outside of the Contra Costa County jail Friday afternoon, 34-year-old Adnan Khan took his first steps as a free man since 2003. But the reverberations will be felt all over the state.


New California Murder Law Leads to Inmate's Early Release

A California judge, citing a new state law, overturned a prison inmate's murder conviction and ordered him released from custody on Friday. The San Francisco Chronicle reported that Adnan Khan is believed to be the first California inmate to benefit from a new law limiting murder convictions exclusi


Weekend Events In The Bay Area

Elton John's Yellow Brick Road tour will be in Oakland tonight/Friday 01/18 and at the SAP Center on Saturday 01/19. Tickets are SOLD OUT but you can still find some on StubHub.com!


'This is very scary:' Shutdown starting to impact families who receive food stamps

Contra Costa County officials say the extended government shutdown is now starting to. impact the most vulnerable of populations: families who are struggling to put food on the table.


In-N-Out’s Slave 2 Nothing fights human trafficking, addiction

In-N-Out attracts attention for its passionate — some say cult-like — following and, because of its immense popularity, traffic jams. But company president Lynsi Snyder and husband Sean Ellingson wanted the hamburger eatery’s mission statement to include a different type of traffic — and Slave 2 Not


Harris Takes Hits On Record As San Francisco DA, California Attorney General

(CBS SF / CNN) — As Kamala Harris positions for a likely presidential run that could be announced as early as this week, the senator and onetime San Francisco District Attorney and California Attorney General fielded an early hit on her criminal justice record Thursday in the form of a scathing opin