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    2 dead, 2 missing after boating accident off Bodega Bay

    04/19/2015 07:18 AM PDT
    BODEGA BAY, Calif. -- Authorities say two people have been found dead and two others remain missing following a boating accident off the Northern California coast. 
    Oakland: Mayors bet city's goods in NBA playoffs
    04/19/2015 07:04 AM PDT - The mayor of Oakland and the mayor of New Orleans made a friendly bet Friday on the outcome of the playoff series between the Golden State Warriors and the New Orleans Pelicans, the mayor's office said. 

    West Contra Costa hospital's legacy of service remembered as closure nears
    04/18/2015 05:53 PM PDT - Tuesday's planned closing of Doctors Medical Center will mark the final blow after years of financial struggles, punctuated with last-minute, stopgap funding infusions, and a downsizing that saw the elimination of several units over the past two decades.  

    Plentiful deals for homebuying veterans who dig deep, get educated
    04/18/2015 03:01 PM PDT - Danville seminar hosted by nonprofit veterans real estate advocates. 

    Woman killed, two men wounded in Oakland shootings
    04/18/2015 03:32 PM PDT - Investigators said victim was shot at about 10:25 p.m. Friday while with some other people in the 1600 block of 89th Avenue in East Oakland. 

    One person killed in Oakland crash
    04/18/2015 06:57 AM PDT - Police this morning are reporting a fatal rollover crash in Oakland. Police said the crash occurred around 3 a.m. on Martin Luther King Way near 59th Street. 

    Napa: Car bursts into flames after collision with street sweeper
    04/18/2015 06:55 AM PDT - A Napa woman was seriously injured this afternoon when her vehicle struck a turning street sweeper and burst into flames, according to the California Highway Patrol. 

    Report: Oakland does poor job in police discipline cases
    04/18/2015 06:46 AM PDT - Oakland police officers who are fired for misconduct are reinstated at arbitration hearings 75 percent of the time because department officials and the city attorney's office do a poor job of handling the cases, a report says.  

    San Francisco to mark anniversary of 1906 earthquake
    04/18/2015 06:43 AM PDT - San Francisco officials, residents and survivors will hold a moment of silence and host a series of events this weekend to mark the 109th anniversary of the 1906 earthquake.  

    Transportation officials issue oil train safety measures
    04/17/2015 08:30 PM PDT - Railway cars are required to slow in urban areas 

    Drummond: License suspensions create hardship for poor
    04/17/2015 06:55 PM PDT - More than 4 million Californians have suspended licenses for failing to pay minor traffic fines. Exorbitant fees drive low-income people further into poverty 

    Bay Bridge's post-construction woes topic of meeting between top Caltrans executives and Bay Area transportation chiefs.
    04/17/2015 07:26 PM PDT - Broken bolts, water, demolition and rising testing costs dominate the list of issues plaguing the new Bay Bridge. 

    Citywise: Fremont sells historic Mission San Jose property
    04/17/2015 04:28 PM PDT - Elsewhere: Workforce agreement for $60 million Hayward library project 

    Former Cal doctor gets probation for sexual misconduct with patients
    04/17/2015 02:56 PM PDT - A former UC Berkeley campus doctor was sentenced Friday to five years probation for sexual contact with male students during health center visits. 

    Berkeley man, 37, convicted of attempted rape
    04/17/2015 01:10 PM PDT - OAKLAND -- A 37-year-old man was sentenced Friday to four years in state prison for the attempted rape of an unconscious woman in Berkeley last year.An Alameda County jury in February convicted John Kannon, of Berkeley, of attempted rape of an unconscious woman and assault with intent to commit 

    Q&A: Longtime union activist Rodney Smith helps organize Facebook shuttle drivers
    04/17/2015 01:52 PM PDT - We talk with Rodney Smith, a Bay Area Teamsters organizer, about growing up in Oakland, working union jobs, and then helping others organize for better wages and working conditions. 

    Suspected serial burglar nabbed at Milpitas mall
    04/17/2015 01:03 PM PDT - Police link him to 12 daytime heists, credit card fraud 

    'Lord of the Rings' symphony extravaganza makes thunderous debut
    04/17/2015 01:26 PM PDT - With a live score by Symphony Silicon Valley and three choruses, the movie delivers powerful punch to thrilled capacity crowd. 

    Drought likely culprit in die off of tule elk herd on Tomales Point
    04/17/2015 11:56 AM PDT - Drought is likely the reason why more than 250 tule elk died inside a fenced area at the Point Reyes National Seashore during a two-year period.  

    Steve Jobs remembered the 'Titans'
    04/17/2015 11:56 AM PDT - Steve Jobs, as co-founder and CEO of Apple and Pixar, understood dedication and success and relationships in building an empire. And, as uncovered in the upcoming release of a new book, "Becoming Steve Jobs," he also understood the metaphors for life and business in "Remember the Titans," a highly-successful 2000 film written by Vallejo native Gregory Allen Howard.  

    Gyrocopter pilot who landed in nation's Capitol has Santa Cruz roots
    04/17/2015 11:59 AM PDT - Doug Hughes, the Florida mail carrier who flew his gyrocopter through Washington before landing on the lawn of the U.S. Capitol to deliver letters to Congress, has roots to Santa Cruz. 

    Bay Area posts strong job gains during March
    04/17/2015 06:12 PM PDT - The Bay Area added more than 13,000 jobs during March, led by an upswing in tech oriented regions such as Santa Clara County, where a gain of 5,500 jobs put the South Bay region on pace to reach an all-time record number of jobs by year's end, and the San Francisco-San Mateo region added 6,000 jobs, while the East Bay gained 1,500 jobs.  

    Richmond police: Man shot in foot outside home
    04/17/2015 11:24 AM PDT - Richmond police are investigating a shooting that left a man injured Wednesday evening.  

    Silicon Valley marks 50 years of Moore's Law
    04/17/2015 10:28 PM PDT - Fifty years ago Sunday, Gordon Moore predicted a mind-boggling future of personal computers and mobile communications devices. His crystal ball was a graph that showed integrated circuits doubling in complexity for the coming decade. Known as Moore's Law, the doubling is still going strong, but there are challenges.  

    Owner of Santa Clara flooring business charged with worker's comp fraud
    04/17/2015 11:18 AM PDT - The owner of a Santa Clara flooring business on Friday denied wrongdoing a day after he was charged in Superior Court in San Jose with underreporting the firm's payroll to avoid nearly $118,000 in worker's compensation insurance payments.  

    Person dies on BART tracks at SF Civic Center station
    04/17/2015 11:17 AM PDT - A person has died on the BART tracks at the Civic Center station in San Francisco Thursday morning, a BART spokesman.  

    San Mateo: Woman alleges man exposed his genitals to her on jogging path
    04/17/2015 11:16 AM PDT - Police are asking for help finding a man who allegedly exposed himself to a woman Wednesday in San Mateo, police said Thursday 

    San Francisco Catholics call for removal of Archbishop
    04/17/2015 11:15 AM PDT - Amid continuing controversy over proposed additions to the faculty handbook for Bay Area-based Catholic schools, a group of prominent Bay Area Catholics has called on Pope Francis to remove San Francisco Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone.  

    Antioch council OK's teen advisory group
    04/17/2015 11:23 AM PDT - Antioch Council of Teens will give middle- and high-schoolers another way to have the ear of city officials as they meet to discuss ideas for additional recreational activities. 

    East Oakland: Two escape house fire, one displaced
    04/17/2015 05:17 PM PDT - Neither the resident nor his guest were injured during the blaze in the 9800 block of B Street, firefighters said. They were alerted by smoke detectors and got out before firefighters arrived, officials said. The fire broke out about 9:01 a.m., apparently in a pile of wood outside the rear of the home, officials said. Officials said it appeared to be accidental.