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B. 01-24 Disney buys Pixar in $7.4bn deal Emeryville
02-21 Morales execution hold off San Quentin
D. 03-07 Book details how Bonds used steroids Barry Bonds
E. 05-01 Thousands Of Immigrants Turn Out San Jose Downtown
5. 06-22 Mayor Indicted For Bribery, Conspiracy San Jose City Hall
G. 07-23 Record Temperatures Livermore
7. 08-29 SUV Driver Runs Over 16 People, 1 Dead Spruce and Mayfair street, Western Addition
I. 09-06 HP Sought Director Records in Leak Probe HP
9. 10-05 John Karr Freed, Charges Dropped Santa Rosa

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Disney buys Pixar in $7.4bn deal Morales execution hold off   The state has cancelled the execution of a killer over ethical issues surrounding the lethal injection method Book details how Bonds used steroids Thousands Of Immigrants Turn Out Mayor Indicted For Bribery, Conspiracy Record Temperatures SUV Driver Runs Over 16 People, 1 Dead   A rampaging man intentionally targeted pedestrians in San Francisco and Fremont HP Sought Director Records in Leak Probe  Investigators sought private telephone records while hunting for leaks to the media of confidential information John Karr Freed, Charges Dropped 49ers dump Candlestick for Santa Clara
Jan.2  Napa  Governor Declares State of Emergency
Jan.3  San Ramon  Boys Left Alone, Parents In Las Vegas
Jan.7  East Palo Alto  Officer shot and killed
Jan.13  San Francisco  Human Remains Found In Suitcase In Bay
Jan.17  San Quentin  State Executes Allen
Jan.18  San Jose  Chili-Finger Couple Receives 9 years
Jan.19  Google  Feds Seek Records in Porn Probe
 SF City Hall  Mayor Accuses Conductors Of Stealing
Jan.20  San Francisco  Board Approves School Closures, Mergers
Jan.24   Emeryville
 Google  Google censors itself for China
Jan.27  Hayward  Maximum Sentences In Transgen. Murder
Feb.6  SF Bayview  MUNI Driver Assaulted
 SF City Hall  Police chief questions 'use of force' report
Feb.15  San Francisco  S.F. Installs New Archbishop
Feb.16  SF Mission  Doctor Accused Of Giving Fake Vaccines
Feb.21   San Quentin
Mar.1  Chinatown  Chinatown leader assassinated
Mar.6  Sonoma County  Levee Fails, Flooding Farms, Highway
Mar.7   Barry Bonds
Mar.9  SF Downtown  BART: Passenger Panic Worsened Fire
Mar.11  Highway 101  2 people killed after a 31-car pile up
Mar.13  San Jose  McClatchy to Buy Knight Ridder for $4.5B
 San Francisco  Jogging Victim Of Hit-And-Run Dies
Mar.29  BART  BART In Standstill During Commute
Mar.31  San Francisco  Record For Rainy March
Apr.5  SF City Hall  SF Picks Google, EarthLink For Wi-Fi
Apr.7  Oakland  Innocent Woman Killed At Police Chase
Apr.10  West Contra Costa  Proposal To Ignore Exit Exam Rule Fails
Apr.12  Mill Valley  Man Died After Mudslide Hits Home
Apr.13  Barry Bonds  Bonds may be subject of perjury probe
 Highway 680  Bank Robbers Dump Cash On Freeway
Apr.18  SF Downtown  City Commemorates 1906 Quake, Fire
Apr.20  Western Addition  Hell's Angels Arrested In FBI Raids
Apr.21  Cisco  Bush, Schwarzenegger Talk Education
Apr.24  Sun  McNealy steps down as CEO
Apr.27  SF Castro  Several Parked Cars Torched
May.1   San Jose Downtown
May.4  SF Bayview  Murder Case Witness Gunned Down
May.12  Stanford  Armed Robbers Strike Stanford, Palo Alto
May.15  Ocean Beach  Man Drowns Trying To Save 2 Boys
May.20  Coliseum  Bonds launches No. 714, tying Ruth
May.23  Hercules  Town To Seize of Wal-Mart Land
May.28  Pac Bell Park  Bonds passes Ruth, trails only Aaron
May.31  Sun  Sun to Cut Up to 5,000 Jobs
Jun.2  Richmond  3 children died in fire
Jun.16  Martinez  Susan Polk Guilty Of 2nd Degree Murder
 Oakland City Hall  Dellums Winner In Mayor Race
Jun.22   San Jose City Hall
Jun.24  South of Market  Santa Cruz Chancellor jumps to her death
Jul.5  San Francisco  Apple sued over stock options
 Highway 101  Tongan Royal Family Members Killed
Jul.18  SF City Hall  Supes Pass Health Care For Uninsured
Jul.20  San Francisco  No indictment for Bonds
Jul.23   Livermore
Jul.24  San Jose  66,000 Bay Area homes without power
Jul.26  San Francisco  Police Officer Killed In Chase
Jul.29  SF City Hall  Mayor Gives Blair Key To City
Aug.6  Highway 880  Hit-and-run killed CHP officer
Aug.10  SFO  Bay Area Airports Up Security
Aug.16  Petaluma  Ramsey Suspect's Local Ties
Aug.23  Alameda  'Ethical' stem cell lines created
Aug.28  Martinez  Dyleski Convicted Of Murder, Faces Life
Aug.29   Western Addition
Sep.2  Bay Bridge  Lower Deck Closed Through Sept. 5
Sep.5  Intel  10,500 Layoffs Announced
Sep.6   HP
Sep.12  OAK  Karr Arrives Facing Child Porn Charges
Sep.13  Oakland Hills  Police search home of missing woman's ex
Sep.21  SF Chronicle  Reporters Ordered Jailed In BALCO Probe
Sep.22  HP  CEO Offers Apology; Chair Resigns Now
Sep.29  Fruitvale  Armored Car Guard Killed In Robbery
Oct.4  UC Berkeley  Prof. & Grad Share Nobel Physics Prize
 HP  Criminal Charges Filed Against Dunn
Oct.5   Santa Rosa
Oct.6  Coliseum  A's complete sweep of Twins
Oct.7  Redwood City  4 Dead in Accident
Oct.9  YouTube  Google buys YouTube for $1.65bn
Oct.14  Athletics  Tigers in World Series over A's, 6-3
Oct.17  Bay Area  Bay Area Home Prices Down
Oct.21  San Francisco  Fire Chief Defends Actions of Firefighter
Oct.24  Pleasant Hill  Bomb Threats Shut Down Diablo V. College
 South of Market  Oracle OpenWorld Convention Invades SF
Oct.25  East San Jose  8 Buildings Destroyed In Foothills Fire
Oct.30  Richmond  Mother Arrested In Murder Of Son
Oct.31  North San Jose  Explosions At PayPal Building
Nov.1  SF Castro  10 Shot At Halloween Party
Nov.6  Fremont  A's Reach Deal To Build New Stadium
Nov.7  San Jose City Hall  Reed Leads Chavez To Become Mayor
Nov.8  Oakland City Hall  Jerry Brown Elected Attorney General
Nov.9   49ers
  The 49ers intend to replace dingy park with a state-of-the-art stadium in Santa Clara.    After years of planning for a stadium in the city, owner York changed his club's focus to Sili...
Nov.13  San Francisco  City abandons 2016 Olympic bid
Nov.15  San Francisco  20 Swimmers Bitten By Sea Lion
Nov.30  SF City Hall  35 Officers Disciplined In Video Scandal
 San Jose  Missing Hikers Found In Mountains
Dec.4  UC Berkeley  Protesters perch in trees to save from ax
 San Francisco  Missing SF Mom, Kids Found Safe
Dec.6   San Francisco
Dec.21  4  4 Dead, Including Child, In Plane Crash
 Castro Valley  Police Reveal Identity Of 'Jane Doe'
Dec.22  SF Zoo  Tiger Trainer Mauled In Front Of Crowd
Dec.23  SF Sunset  Police Officer and Suspect Dead
 Berkeley  3rd Quake In 4 Days Rattles East Bay
Dec.27  Apple  Report of options probe, shares rebound
 San Francisco  516,000 lost power since storm began
Dec.28  San Jose City Hall  Former staffers of mayor charged


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San Francisco
Human Remains Found In Suitcase In Bay
MUNI Driver Assaulted
Doctor Accused Of Giving Fake Vaccines
Chinatown leader assassinated
Bonds may be subject of perjury probe
Murder Case Witness Gunned Down
SUV Driver Runs Over 16 People, 1 Dead
Reporters Ordered Jailed In BALCO Probe
10 Shot At Halloween Party
Police Officer and Suspect Dead
Mayor Accuses Conductors Of Stealing
Police chief questions 'use of force' report
S.F. Installs New Archbishop
SF Picks Google, EarthLink For Wi-Fi
Santa Cruz Chancellor jumps to her death
Reporters Ordered Jailed In BALCO Probe
BART: Passenger Panic Worsened Fire
Record For Rainy March
Santa Cruz Chancellor jumps to her death
SUV Driver Runs Over 16 People, 1 Dead
Missing S.F. Man's Body Found In Oregon
Tiger Trainer Mauled In Front Of Crowd
Apple sued over stock options
Book details how Bonds used steroids
Bonds may be subject of perjury probe
Bonds passes Ruth, trails only Aaron
49ers dump Candlestick for Santa Clara
Bonds may be subject of perjury probe
Murder Case Witness Gunned Down
Reporters Ordered Jailed In BALCO Probe
East Bay
Boys Left Alone, Parents In Las Vegas
Maximum Sentences In Transgen. Murder
Dyleski Convicted Of Murder, Faces Life
Town To Seize of Wal-Mart Land
Protesters perch in trees to save from ax
Record Temperatures
Disney buys Pixar in $7.4bn deal
Town To Seize of Wal-Mart Land
Tigers in World Series over A's, 6-3
A's Reach Deal To Build New Stadium
Maximum Sentences In Transgen. Murder
Dyleski Convicted Of Murder, Faces Life
Silicon Valley
Chili-Finger Couple Receives 9 years
Mayor Indicted For Bribery, Conspiracy
Report of options probe, shares rebound
Feds Seek Records in Porn Probe
Thousands Of Immigrants Turn Out
Reed Leads Chavez To Become Mayor
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Feds Seek Records in Porn Probe
McClatchy to Buy Knight Ridder for $4.5B
10,500 Layoffs Announced
Report of options probe, shares rebound
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Chili-Finger Couple Receives 9 years
Alameda County
Maximum Sentences In Transgen. Murder
Protesters perch in trees to save from ax
Record Temperatures
Disney buys Pixar in $7.4bn deal
Tigers in World Series over A's, 6-3
A's Reach Deal To Build New Stadium
Maximum Sentences In Transgen. Murder
North Bay
State Executes Allen
Morales execution hold off
John Karr Freed, Charges Dropped
Governor Declares State of Emergency
Governor Declares State of Emergency
Levee Fails, Flooding Farms, Highway
Man Died After Mudslide Hits Home
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State Executes Allen
Morales execution hold off
John Karr Freed, Charges Dropped
San Jose
Chili-Finger Couple Receives 9 years
Mayor Indicted For Bribery, Conspiracy
Thousands Of Immigrants Turn Out
Reed Leads Chavez To Become Mayor
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McClatchy to Buy Knight Ridder for $4.5B
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Chili-Finger Couple Receives 9 years
Contra Costa County
Boys Left Alone, Parents In Las Vegas
Dyleski Convicted Of Murder, Faces Life
Town To Seize of Wal-Mart Land
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Town To Seize of Wal-Mart Land
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Dyleski Convicted Of Murder, Faces Life
SF Downtown
Chinatown leader assassinated
Santa Cruz Chancellor jumps to her death
BART: Passenger Panic Worsened Fire
Santa Cruz Chancellor jumps to her death
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Marin County
State Executes Allen
Morales execution hold off
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Man Died After Mudslide Hits Home
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Tri Valley (680)
Boys Left Alone, Parents In Las Vegas
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Record Temperatures
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SF City Hall Your ad is here
Police chief questions 'use of force' report
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Feds Seek Records in Porn Probe
Google censors itself for China
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Google buys YouTube for $1.65bn
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  Governor Declares State of Emergency  Schwarzenegger said about 'conditions of extreme peril to the safety of persons and property' Boys Left Alone, Parents In Las Vegas Officer shot and killed Human Remains Found In Suitcase In Bay State Executes Allen  California's oldest condemned inmate Clarence Ray Allen needed an extra dose of a lethal chemical Chili-Finger Couple Receives 9 years Feds Seek Records in Porn Probe Mayor Accuses Conductors Of Stealing Board Approves School Closures, Mergers Disney buys Pixar in $7.4bn deal


January 2006 ... more > Top ^
Jan.2   Napa  
Jan.3   San Ramon
 Raiders  Coach Turner fired
Jan.5  SF Downtown  Feds Raid Antique Stores
Jan.7   East Palo Alto
Jan.9  SF Downtown  Pipe Bomb Defused In Starbucks
Jan.11  Newark  Dead Baby Found In Dumpster
Jan.13  San Quentin  Riot Injures 9 Inmates, Staff
  San Francisco
Jan.14  SF Mission  Police officer shot, dragged for block
Jan.17   San Quentin  
Jan.18   San Jose
Jan.19   Google
  SF City Hall
Jan.20   San Francisco
Jan.21  Livermore  Body Of Missing Livermore Teen Found
Jan.24   Emeryville  
  Disney has agreed a $7.4bn deal to buy the animation firm behind films including Toy Story and The Incredibles.    2.3 Disney shares will be issued for each Pixar share. The deal will see Pixar CEO Steve Jobs join Disney's board of directors. Jobs fe...
  Google Google censors itself for China
Jan.27   Hayward Maximum Sentences In Transgen. Murder  SF Downtown  Vehicle ran into restaurant, 3 hurt Jan.29  SF Downtown  Hillary Clinton spoke at fundraising event

February 2006 ... more > Top ^
Feb.2  Livermore Lab  Lab Deploys High-Powered Weapon Feb.3  Napa  Bush Puts Disaster Label On Flood Zones Feb.4  Raiders  Madden elected to Hall of Fame Feb.6   SF Bayview MUNI Driver Assaulted
  SF City Hall   Police chief questions 'use of force' report  Heather Fong called Chronicle's series 'irresponsible,' saying she is concerned about the report's accuracy Feb.7  Half Moon Bay  South African wins Mavericks Contest Feb.9  Oracle  Oracle laying off 2,000 employees Feb.10  Raiders  Shell hired as head coach for 2nd time Feb.11  Chinatown  Thousands turn out for Chinese Parade Feb.13  Oakland  Phony CHP Officer Pulls Over Drivers Feb.15   San Francisco S.F. Installs New Archbishop Feb.16   SF Mission Doctor Accused Of Giving Fake Vaccines Feb.19  Barry Bonds  Bonds backs off retirement talk  San Jose  Murray claims 1st win at SAP Open Feb.20  SF Downtown  Tour Of California Bike Race Begins Feb.21   San Quentin   Morales execution hold off
  The state has cancelled the execution of a killer over ethical issues surrounding the lethal injection method
 Prison failed twice within 24 hours to find anesthesiologists to administer the drugs to Michael Morales. He was convicted of the murder and rape of a 17-year-old girl in 1981. Morales is now back on Death Row while the state reviews the policy on how to carry out lethal injections.
 Richmond  10-Year-Old Girl Hit By Stray Gunfire Feb.23  San Mateo  Pursuit ends in home collision Feb.25  San Jose  Gov. Talks 'Boldness' At GOP Convention Feb.27  Daly City  30,000 PG&E customers in dark

March 2006 ... more > Top ^
Mar.1   Chinatown   Chinatown leader assassinated  Allen Leung, 56, died after being shot several times inside a dried seafood business Mar.6   Sonoma County Levee Fails, Flooding Farms, Highway  San Francisco  Caught On Video: Homeless Beating Mar.7   Barry Bonds   Book details how Bonds used steroids
  Shadows: Barry Bonds took a wide array of performance-enhancing drugs over at least 5 seasons.    2 SF Chronicle reporters allege that Bonds, jealous of attention lavished on McGwire during his record home-run year, began injecting steroids af...
Mar.8  Oakland  Woman Says Mayor Broke Her Phone Mar.9   SF Downtown BART: Passenger Panic Worsened Fire Mar.10  San Francisco  Scattered snow showers Mar.11   Highway 101 2 people killed after a 31-car pile up Mar.13   San Jose   McClatchy to Buy Knight Ridder for $4.5B  The second-largest U.S. newspaper publisher will also assume about $2 billion in Knight Ridder's debt   San Francisco Jogging Victim Of Hit-And-Run Dies Mar.16  Oakland  12 Arrested In Pot Candy Distribution Ring Mar.17  Oakland  Chertoff Concerned About Bay Area Ports  Google  Google Need Not Turn Over Records Mar.19  Oakland Downtown  Vandalism Spree Lands Teenager In Jail Mar.22  Oakland Downtown  Two Wanted For False Bomb BART Threat Mar.29   BART BART In Standstill During Commute Mar.30  Sausalito  Sliding Hillside Close To Homes Mar.31   San Francisco   Record For Rainy March  The city set a record with its 24th day of rain this month, breaking the 1904 mark

April 2006 ... more > Top ^
Apr.2  Pacifica  Highway 1 Closed At Devil's Slide Apr.5   SF City Hall     SF Picks Google, EarthLink For Wi-Fi  A city panel identified Google and EarthLink as the best candidates to complete the ambitious project Apr.7   Oakland Innocent Woman Killed At Police Chase
Apr.9  Oakland  Mysterious Block Of Ice Falls From Sky  San Anselmo  Sliding Home Demolished By Hand Apr.10  Oakland Downtown  Immigration Protests Draw Thousands   West Contra Costa Proposal To Ignore Exit Exam Rule Fails  Alum Rock  Thousands Protest Immigration Bill Apr.12   Mill Valley   Man Died After Mudslide Hits Home  Firefighters searched for a 73-year-old who was feared missing in a mudslide that crashed into his house Apr.13   Barry Bonds   Bonds may be subject of perjury probe  Federal prosecutors may be pursuing a case stemming from his denials of steroid use during a federal grand jury   Highway 680 Bank Robbers Dump Cash On Freeway Apr.15  Redwood City  3 Dead in Shooting  San Francisco  Dalai Lama Brings Message Of Tolerance Apr.18   SF Downtown City Commemorates 1906 Quake, Fire Apr.20   Western Addition Hell's Angels Arrested In FBI Raids Apr.21   Cisco Bush, Schwarzenegger Talk Education Apr.23  Carquinez Bridge  Crews Dismantling Old Carquinez Bridge Apr.24   Sun McNealy steps down as CEO Apr.27   SF Castro Several Parked Cars Torched Apr.30  San Jose  Sharks oust Preds, 2-1, in Game 5

May 2006 ... more > Top ^
May.1  East Oakland  Immigration Protesters March   San Jose Downtown   Thousands Of Immigrants Turn Out
  50,000 legal and illegals marched peacefully under a blue sky protesting what they call unjust immigration legislation.    People called out battle cries such as 'Si, se puede,' meaning 'Yes, we can,' while waving U.S. and Mexican fl...
May.3  West Oakland  Girl, 6, Foils On-Campus Molestation May.4   SF Bayview   Murder Case Witness Gunned Down  Twenty-two-year-old Terrell Rollins was supposedly being protected by the D.A.'s Office  San Quentin  Sex Offenders Moving To San Quentin May.6  Fishermans Wharf  Ferry Crashes Head On Into Pier 41 May.7  Barry Bonds  Bonds one behind Ruth with 713th May.8  Apple  Beatles Lose Suit Against Apple Computer  Alameda  Toddler Fired Gun, Killed Dad May.12   Stanford Armed Robbers Strike Stanford, Palo Alto May.15   Ocean Beach Man Drowns Trying To Save 2 Boys  SF Bayview  PG&E Shuts Down Old Power Plant May.17  South of Market  Piece of Titanic Docks Atop Metreon  San Jose  Sharks out of playoffs May.19  Burlingame  Police Car, Bus Collide; 11 Hurt May.20   Coliseum Bonds launches No. 714, tying Ruth May.22  SF Downtown  Second-Grader Swims Alcatraz to SF May.23   Hercules   Town To Seize of Wal-Mart Land  The City Council voted unanimously to pursue using the power of eminent domain to seize 17 acres May.26  SJSU  Student Disappears During Finals Week May.28   Pac Bell Park     Bonds passes Ruth, trails only Aaron  Barry Bonds hit his 715th home run to slip past Babe Ruth during Giants' 6-3 loss to the Colorado Rockies May.31   Sun Sun to Cut Up to 5,000 Jobs

June 2006 ... more > Top ^
Jun.1  Hayward  7 Paroled Sex Offenders Move To Motel  Fruitvale  Sliding Earth Threatening Pricey Homes Jun.2   Richmond 3 children died in fire
Jun.4  Bay Bridge  Eastban span had 10-hour closure Jun.6  San Francisco  1 Dead In Officer-Involved Shooting Jun.7  Google  Google goes to Congress Jun.12  San Mateo  Jockey Sustains Critical Injury Jun.16   Martinez Susan Polk Guilty Of 2nd Degree Murder  Colma  Cemetery Forced To Dig Up 1,000 Pets   Oakland City Hall Dellums Winner In Mayor Race Jun.22   San Jose City Hall     Mayor Indicted For Bribery, Conspiracy
  Gonzales was indicted on six counts stemming from a probe involving a secretly-negotiated city garbage contract.    The contract cost taxpayers more than $11 million. Ron Gonzales, denied wrongdoing and rejected ca...
 BART  Free Commutes 2 Days For Spare The Air Jun.24   South of Market     Santa Cruz Chancellor jumps to her death  Denice Dee Denton, 46, the controversial chancellor of the UC Santa Cruz, jumped from the 44th floor Jun.28  San Jose City Hall  Council Votes To Ask For Gonzales' Resign

July 2006 ... more > Top ^
Jul.1  San Francisco  First SF Soldier Killed In Iraq Jul.5   San Francisco   Apple sued over stock options  2 lawsuits have been filed against its current and former officers and directors relating to stock options grants  San Francisco  Bonds' trainer jailed   Highway 101   Tongan Royal Family Members Killed   The vehicle at a high speed went across the lanes into a ditch just north of Willow Rd. Jul.9  North Beach  North Beach Celebrates Italian Win Jul.11  Highway 580  Grass Fire Near Altamont Closes I-580 Jul.18   SF City Hall Supes Pass Health Care For Uninsured Jul.20   San Francisco No indictment for Bonds  Google  2Q earnings soar past expectations Jul.23   Livermore   Record Temperatures
  Livermore at 115 degrees, San Rafael at 108 degrees, San Jose at 102 degree, San Francisco 87 degrees.    San Francisco's topped an 81-degree record set in 1917. 90,0...
Jul.24   San Jose 66,000 Bay Area homes without power  Oakland  Record Temperatures Jul.25  Mountain View  HP to buy Mercury Interactive for $4.5b Jul.26   San Francisco Police Officer Killed In Chase  San Francisco  City Makes Short List For 2016 Olympics Jul.29   SF City Hall Mayor Gives Blair Key To City

August 2006 ... more > Top ^
Aug.3  Pacifica  Hwy 1. At Devil's Slide Reopens Aug.5  Raiders  John Madden Inducted Into Hall Of Fame Aug.6   Highway 880 Hit-and-run killed CHP officer
Aug.9  San Francisco  Drill Replicate Boat Crash, Oil Spill Aug.10   SFO Bay Area Airports Up Security  Oakland  Kaiser Fined $2M For Transplant Program  SFO  National Guard Deployed at Airport Aug.14  Livermore  4 Die In Crash Near County Line Aug.15  Google  Google Gives Free Wi-Fi To Mt. View Aug.16   Petaluma Ramsey Suspect's Local Ties Aug.18  SF City Hall  Strip Club Crackdown Proposed Aug.23   Alameda 'Ethical' stem cell lines created Aug.28   Martinez   Dyleski Convicted Of Murder, Faces Life  A jury found a 17-year-old Scott Dyleski guilty of murder in the bludgeoning death of a defense attorney's wife  San Francisco  Anderson held in contempt Aug.29   Western Addition   SUV Driver Runs Over 16 People, 1 Dead Map of Spruce and Mayfair street San Francisco
  A rampaging man intentionally targeted pedestrians in San Francisco and Fremont
 The driver, Omeed Aziz Popal, 29, of Fremont hit pedestrians. 55-year old man was struck and killed. In some cases he drove on the sidewalk and aimed at people. Police finally boxed the SUV in in the Laurel Heights
Aug.30  San Francisco  Body Of Missing Baby Found

September 2006 ... more > Top ^
Sep.1  North Oakland  Woman Set On Fire Sep.2   Bay Bridge   Lower Deck Closed Through Sept. 5  The eastbound closed for demolition on the approach's upper deck from Beale Street west to the Clocktower Building Sep.5   Intel   10,500 Layoffs Announced  Semiconductor giant is laying off employees as part of a massive restructuring effort to reverse sinking profits Sep.6   HP   HP Sought Director Records in Leak Probe
  Investigators sought private telephone records while hunting for leaks to the media of confidential information
 HP ousts veteran member of board George Keyworth. The techniques of the investigation relied on an illegal data mining method known as 'pretexting'
 UC Berkeley  30 Sickened In Marijuana Incident Sep.8  HP  Investigation broke state laws Sep.10  San Francisco  Police Remember Fallen Comrades, 9/11 Sep.12  HP  Dunn to Step Down   OAK Karr Arrives Facing Child Porn Charges
 Apple  Apple targets TV and film market  San Pablo  Hospital On The Brink Of Closure  San Francisco  Tentative Agreement In Hotel Dispute Sep.13   Oakland Hills Police search home of missing woman's ex Sep.20  Santa Rosa  Evidence Missing In Karr Child Porn Case Sep.21   SF Chronicle   Reporters Ordered Jailed In BALCO Probe  Lance Williams and Mark Fainaru-Wada were ordered jailed for up to a maximum 18 months, pending an appeal Sep.22   HP CEO Offers Apology; Chair Resigns Now Sep.23  Giants  Bonds breaks NL record with No. 734 Sep.24  Oakland Hills  Authorities Scour Hills For Missing Mom Sep.27  Mountain View  Squirrel Attacks Prompt Crackdown Sep.28  SF Downtown  Westfield Center Opens  HP  Lawmakers Rip HP Tactics In Leak Scandal Sep.29   Fruitvale Armored Car Guard Killed In Robbery

October 2006 ... more > Top ^
Oct.2  Stanford  Scientist Shares Nobel Prize In Medicine Oct.4   UC Berkeley Prof. & Grad Share Nobel Physics Prize
  HP Criminal Charges Filed Against Dunn  Stanford  Professor Wins Nobel Prize In Chemistry  East Oakland  Suspected of running torture chamber Oct.5   Santa Rosa   John Karr Freed, Charges Dropped
  John Mark Karr walked out of Sonoma jail a free man after a County judge dismissed child pornography charges.    Prosecutors didn't have enough evidence to take the case to trial against the one-time JonBenet Ramsey slaying ...
Oct.6   Coliseum A's complete sweep of Twins Oct.7   Redwood City 4 Dead in Accident Oct.9   YouTube   Google buys YouTube for $1.65bn   Google is buying video-sharing website for $1.65bn in shares. The companies will continue to operate independently Oct.11  Santa Clara  McAfee fires president; CEO retires  SF Bayview  Arrested After Shooting Alleged Shoplifter Oct.12  San Francisco  Radio Host Under Fire For Comments Oct.14   Athletics   Tigers in World Series over A's, 6-3  Magglio Ordonez sent the A's packing with a 3-run homer in the bottom of the 9nth Oct.17   Bay Area Bay Area Home Prices Down Oct.19  Fremont  Woman Found Shot To Death  Google  Profits nearly double in 3Q Oct.20  Oracle  Oracle, Warriors have naming agreement Oct.21   San Francisco Fire Chief Defends Actions of Firefighter  Japantown  3 people shot, 2 died in Japantown Oct.24   Pleasant Hill Bomb Threats Shut Down Diablo V. College   South of Market Oracle OpenWorld Convention Invades SF Oct.25   East San Jose 8 Buildings Destroyed In Foothills Fire Oct.26  Giants  Giants To Name Bochy As Manager Oct.30  Oakland  Oakland 8th Most Dangerous City In U.S.  SF Bayview  Judge Prohibits Gang From Hanging Out   Richmond Mother Arrested In Murder Of Son Oct.31   North San Jose Explosions At PayPal Building

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Nov.1   SF Castro   10 Shot At Halloween Party  Gunfire broke out between 2 groups at a massive street party as authorities were dispersing thousands of revelers  SF City Hall  Bill Clinton Rallies To Support Prop. 87 Nov.6   Fremont   A's Reach Deal To Build New Stadium  The A's will acquire a 143-acre site near the former Baylands racetrack off of I-880 in a deal Cisco Systems  Dublin  Doctor wanted on rape charge Nov.7   San Jose City Hall   Reed Leads Chavez To Become Mayor  San Jose Councilman Chuck Reed, a Kansas native, was leading San Jose native who directs education Nov.8   Oakland City Hall Jerry Brown Elected Attorney General
 Berkeley  Mayor Tom Bates re-elected Nov.9   49ers   49ers dump Candlestick for Santa Clara
  The 49ers intend to replace dingy park with a state-of-the-art stadium in Santa Clara
 After years of planning for a stadium in the city, owner York changed his club's focus to Silicon Valley. John York is insisting the 49ers never will leave the Bay Area or change their name
Nov.10  Highway 101  Woman killed by tire Nov.13   San Francisco City abandons 2016 Olympic bid Nov.15   San Francisco 20 Swimmers Bitten By Sea Lion Nov.20  Santa Rosa  Bishop Gets Counseling; No Charges  Redwood City  Teacher Fired After Science Experiment Nov.21  Google  Google jumps past $500  Richmond  Mayor Concedes 2 Weeks After Election Nov.22  Castro Valley  Officer-Involved Shooting Nov.23  Daly City  Cops: Man Kept Girl Captive In Basement  North Oakland  3 shot to death at apartment complex Nov.30   SF City Hall 35 Officers Disciplined In Video Scandal   San Jose Missing Hikers Found In Mountains

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Dec.2  West San Jose  Father Arrested For Killing Daughter, 2 Dec.4   UC Berkeley     Protesters perch in trees to save from ax  Zachary RunningWolf, who ran was a candidate to become the mayor, and two others are hoping to save a grove  San Jose  City Reports 4 Homicides In 48 Hours   San Francisco Missing SF Mom, Kids Found Safe
Dec.6   San Francisco   Missing S.F. Man's Body Found In Oregon
  James Kim, who got stranded in the snowy wilderness with his family nearly was found dead in a creek the mountains.    Friends Mourn Father's 'Heroic' Death In Oregon. Trackers had been following 35-year-old internet journalist's footprints and searching ...
Dec.7  Bay Bridge  Final Skyway Segment Placed  Giants  Bonds, Giants Agree On 1-Year Contract Dec.11  Fruitvale  Shootings leave 2 dead, toddler wounded Dec.12  Richmond  6 Cops Accuse Chief Of Racism Dec.14  Pittsburg  Malnourished 2-Year Old Toddler Dies Dec.21   4   4 Dead, Including Child, In Plane Crash  A small plane crashed and erupted in flames while attempting to land at a Concord airport in cloudy, rainy weather   Castro Valley Police Reveal Identity Of 'Jane Doe' Dec.22   SF Zoo   Tiger Trainer Mauled In Front Of Crowd  An unruly female Siberian named Tatiana attacked and mauled its female trainer shortly after a public feeding Dec.23   SF Sunset   Police Officer and Suspect Dead  The officer and his partner tried to serve a felony warrant on 25th Avenue between Lawton and Moraga st.  East Palo Alto  Police shot and killed robbery suspect   Berkeley 3rd Quake In 4 Days Rattles East Bay Dec.27   Apple   Report of options probe, shares rebound  There is a report that feds are investigating whether company officers forged documents to sweeten executive stock grants  Marin County  1 Dead As Tree Falls On Home   San Francisco 516,000 lost power since storm began Dec.28   San Jose City Hall Former staffers of mayor charged Dec.30  SF Bayview  3 People Killed in Shooting



  Governor Declares State of Emergency  Schwarzenegger said about 'conditions of extreme peril to the safety of persons and property' Human Remains Found In Suitcase In Bay Levee Fails, Flooding Farms, Highway BART: Passenger Panic Worsened Fire 2 people killed after a 31-car pile up Jogging Victim Of Hit-And-Run Dies BART In Standstill During Commute Record For Rainy March  The city set a record with its 24th day of rain this month, breaking the 1904 mark Innocent Woman Killed At Police Chase Man Died After Mudslide Hits Home  Firefighters searched for a 73-year-old who was feared missing in a mudslide that crashed into his house City Commemorates 1906 Quake, Fire Several Parked Cars Torched Man Drowns Trying To Save 2 Boys 3 children died in fire   Santa Cruz Chancellor jumps to her death  Denice Dee Denton, 46, the controversial chancellor of the UC Santa Cruz, jumped from the 44th floor Tongan Royal Family Members Killed   The vehicle at a high speed went across the lanes into a ditch just north of Willow Rd. Record Temperatures




SF Bay Area, Top Stories, 2006 Accidents Timeline ... See Bay Area Accidents timeline, World Accidents timeline Top ^
2006
Jan.2   Napa
Jan.11  Newark  Dead Baby Found In Dumpster
Jan.13   San Francisco
Jan.21  Livermore  Body Of Missing Livermore Teen Found
Jan.27  SF Downtown  Vehicle ran into restaurant, 3 hurt
Feb.23  San Mateo  Pursuit ends in home collision
Feb.27  Daly City  30,000 PG&E customers in dark
Mar.6   Sonoma County
Mar.9   SF Downtown
Mar.10  San Francisco  Scattered snow showers
Mar.11   Highway 101
Mar.13   San Francisco
Mar.29   BART
Mar.30  Sausalito  Sliding Hillside Close To Homes
Mar.31   San Francisco
Apr.2  Pacifica  Highway 1 Closed At Devil's Slide
Apr.7   Oakland
Apr.9  Oakland  Mysterious Block Of Ice Falls From Sky
Apr.9  San Anselmo  Sliding Home Demolished By Hand
Apr.12   Mill Valley
Apr.18   SF Downtown
Apr.27   SF Castro
May.6  Fishermans Wharf  Ferry Crashes Head On Into Pier 41
May.8  Alameda  Toddler Fired Gun, Killed Dad
May.15   Ocean Beach
May.15  SF Bayview  PG&E Shuts Down Old Power Plant
May.19  Burlingame  Police Car, Bus Collide; 11 Hurt
May.26  SJSU  Student Disappears During Finals Week
Jun.1  Fruitvale  Sliding Earth Threatening Pricey Homes
Jun.2   Richmond
Jun.12  San Mateo  Jockey Sustains Critical Injury
Jun.16  Colma  Cemetery Forced To Dig Up 1,000 Pets
Jun.22  BART  Free Commutes 2 Days For Spare The Air
Jun.24   South of Market
Jul.5   Highway 101
Jul.11  Highway 580  Grass Fire Near Altamont Closes I-580
Jul.23   Livermore
  Livermore at 115 degrees, San Rafael at 108 degrees, San Jose at 102 degree, San Francisco 87 degrees.    San Francisco's topped an 81-degree record set in 1917. 90,0...
Jul.24   San Jose 66,000 Bay Area homes without power
Jul.24  Oakland  Record Temperatures Jul.26   San Francisco Police Officer Killed In Chase Aug.6   Highway 880 Hit-and-run killed CHP officer Aug.9  San Francisco  Drill Replicate Boat Crash, Oil Spill Aug.10   SFO Bay Area Airports Up Security Aug.14  Livermore  4 Die In Crash Near County Line Aug.29   Western Addition SUV Driver Runs Over 16 People, 1 Dead
Map of Spruce and Mayfair street San Francisco
  A rampaging man intentionally targeted pedestrians in San Francisco and Fremont
 The driver, Omeed Aziz Popal, 29, of Fremont hit pedestrians. 55-year old man was struck and killed. In some cases he drove on the sidewalk and aimed at people. Police finally boxed the SUV in in the Laurel Heights
Sep.6  UC Berkeley  30 Sickened In Marijuana Incident Sep.24  Oakland Hills  Authorities Scour Hills For Missing Mom Sep.27  Mountain View  Squirrel Attacks Prompt Crackdown Oct.7   Redwood City 4 Dead in Accident Oct.21   San Francisco Fire Chief Defends Actions of Firefighter Oct.25   East San Jose 8 Buildings Destroyed In Foothills Fire Nov.10  Highway 101  Woman killed by tire Nov.15   San Francisco 20 Swimmers Bitten By Sea Lion Nov.30   San Jose Missing Hikers Found In Mountains Dec.4   San Francisco Missing SF Mom, Kids Found Safe Dec.6   San Francisco Missing S.F. Man's Body Found In Oregon
  James Kim, who got stranded in the snowy wilderness with his family nearly was found dead in a creek the mountains.    Friends Mourn Father's 'Heroic' Death In Oregon. Trackers had been following 35-year-old internet journalist's footprints and searching ...
Dec.21   4 4 Dead, Including Child, In Plane Crash  A small plane crashed and erupted in flames while attempting to land at a Concord airport in cloudy, rainy weather Dec.22   SF Zoo Tiger Trainer Mauled In Front Of Crowd  An unruly female Siberian named Tatiana attacked and mauled its female trainer shortly after a public feeding Dec.23   Berkeley 3rd Quake In 4 Days Rattles East Bay
Dec.27  Marin County  1 Dead As Tree Falls On Home Dec.27   San Francisco 516,000 lost power since storm began



SF Bay Area, Top Stories, 2006 Science & Education Timeline ... See Bay Area Science & Education timeline, World Science & Education timeline Top ^
2006 Jan.20   San Francisco Board Approves School Closures, Mergers
Feb.2  Livermore Lab  Lab Deploys High-Powered Weapon Apr.5   SF City Hall   SF Picks Google, EarthLink For Wi-Fi  A city panel identified Google and EarthLink as the best candidates to complete the ambitious project Apr.10   West Contra Costa Proposal To Ignore Exit Exam Rule Fails Apr.21   Cisco Bush, Schwarzenegger Talk Education May.3  West Oakland  Girl, 6, Foils On-Campus Molestation May.26  SJSU  Student Disappears During Finals Week Jun.24   South of Market   Santa Cruz Chancellor jumps to her death  Denice Dee Denton, 46, the controversial chancellor of the UC Santa Cruz, jumped from the 44th floor Aug.15  Google  Google Gives Free Wi-Fi To Mt. View Aug.16   Petaluma Ramsey Suspect's Local Ties Aug.23   Alameda 'Ethical' stem cell lines created Oct.2  Stanford  Scientist Shares Nobel Prize In Medicine Oct.4   UC Berkeley Prof. & Grad Share Nobel Physics Prize Oct.4  Stanford  Professor Wins Nobel Prize In Chemistry Oct.24   Pleasant Hill Bomb Threats Shut Down Diablo V. College Nov.20  Redwood City  Teacher Fired After Science Experiment



SF Bay Area, Top Stories, 2006 Business Timeline ... See Bay Area Business timeline, World Business timeline Top ^
2006 Jan.19   Google Feds Seek Records in Porn Probe
Jan.19   SF City Hall Mayor Accuses Conductors Of Stealing Jan.24   Emeryville Disney buys Pixar in $7.4bn deal
  Disney has agreed a $7.4bn deal to buy the animation firm behind films including Toy Story and The Incredibles.    2.3 Disney shares will be issued for each Pixar share. The deal will see Pixar CEO Steve Jobs join Disney's board of directors. Jobs fe...
Jan.24   Google Google censors itself for China Feb.9  Oracle  Oracle laying off 2,000 employees Feb.11  Chinatown  Thousands turn out for Chinese Parade Mar.13   San Jose McClatchy to Buy Knight Ridder for $4.5B  The second-largest U.S. newspaper publisher will also assume about $2 billion in Knight Ridder's debt Mar.17  Oakland  Chertoff Concerned About Bay Area Ports Mar.17  Google  Google Need Not Turn Over Records Apr.23  Carquinez Bridge  Crews Dismantling Old Carquinez Bridge Apr.24   Sun McNealy steps down as CEO May.8  Apple  Beatles Lose Suit Against Apple Computer May.15  SF Bayview  PG&E Shuts Down Old Power Plant May.17  South of Market  Piece of Titanic Docks Atop Metreon May.23   Hercules Town To Seize of Wal-Mart Land  The City Council voted unanimously to pursue using the power of eminent domain to seize 17 acres May.31   Sun Sun to Cut Up to 5,000 Jobs Jun.4  Bay Bridge  Eastban span had 10-hour closure Jun.7  Google  Google goes to Congress Jul.5   San Francisco Apple sued over stock options  2 lawsuits have been filed against its current and former officers and directors relating to stock options grants Jul.18   SF City Hall Supes Pass Health Care For Uninsured Jul.20  Google  2Q earnings soar past expectations Jul.25  Mountain View  HP to buy Mercury Interactive for $4.5b Aug.3  Pacifica  Hwy 1. At Devil's Slide Reopens Aug.10  Oakland  Kaiser Fined $2M For Transplant Program Aug.10  SFO  National Guard Deployed at Airport Sep.2   Bay Bridge Lower Deck Closed Through Sept. 5  The eastbound closed for demolition on the approach's upper deck from Beale Street west to the Clocktower Building Sep.5   Intel 10,500 Layoffs Announced  Semiconductor giant is laying off employees as part of a massive restructuring effort to reverse sinking profits Sep.6   HP HP Sought Director Records in Leak Probe
  Investigators sought private telephone records while hunting for leaks to the media of confidential information
 HP ousts veteran member of board George Keyworth. The techniques of the investigation relied on an illegal data mining method known as 'pretexting'
Sep.12  HP  Dunn to Step Down Sep.12  Apple  Apple targets TV and film market Sep.12  San Pablo  Hospital On The Brink Of Closure Sep.12  San Francisco  Tentative Agreement In Hotel Dispute Sep.22   HP CEO Offers Apology; Chair Resigns Now Sep.28  SF Downtown  Westfield Center Opens Oct.4   HP Criminal Charges Filed Against Dunn Oct.9   YouTube Google buys YouTube for $1.65bn   Google is buying video-sharing website for $1.65bn in shares. The companies will continue to operate independently Oct.11  Santa Clara  McAfee fires president; CEO retires Oct.17   Bay Area Bay Area Home Prices Down Oct.19  Google  Profits nearly double in 3Q Oct.24   South of Market Oracle OpenWorld Convention Invades SF Nov.6  Dublin  Doctor wanted on rape charge Nov.21  Google  Google jumps past $500 Dec.7  Bay Bridge  Final Skyway Segment Placed Dec.27   Apple Report of options probe, shares rebound  There is a report that feds are investigating whether company officers forged documents to sweeten executive stock grants



SF Bay Area, Top Stories, 2006 Sports Timeline ... See Bay Area Sports timeline, World Sports timeline Top ^
2006 Jan.3  Raiders  Coach Turner fired Feb.4  Raiders  Madden elected to Hall of Fame Feb.7  Half Moon Bay  South African wins Mavericks Contest Feb.10  Raiders  Shell hired as head coach for 2nd time Feb.19  Barry Bonds  Bonds backs off retirement talk Feb.19  San Jose  Murray claims 1st win at SAP Open Feb.20  SF Downtown  Tour Of California Bike Race Begins Mar.7   Barry Bonds Book details how Bonds used steroids
  Shadows: Barry Bonds took a wide array of performance-enhancing drugs over at least 5 seasons.    2 SF Chronicle reporters allege that Bonds, jealous of attention lavished on McGwire during his record home-run year, began injecting steroids af...
Apr.13   Barry Bonds Bonds may be subject of perjury probe  Federal prosecutors may be pursuing a case stemming from his denials of steroid use during a federal grand jury Apr.30  San Jose  Sharks oust Preds, 2-1, in Game 5 May.7  Barry Bonds  Bonds one behind Ruth with 713th May.17  San Jose  Sharks out of playoffs May.20   Coliseum Bonds launches No. 714, tying Ruth May.22  SF Downtown  Second-Grader Swims Alcatraz to SF May.28   Pac Bell Park   Bonds passes Ruth, trails only Aaron  Barry Bonds hit his 715th home run to slip past Babe Ruth during Giants' 6-3 loss to the Colorado Rockies Jun.12  San Mateo  Jockey Sustains Critical Injury Jul.5  San Francisco  Bonds' trainer jailed Jul.9  North Beach  North Beach Celebrates Italian Win Jul.20   San Francisco No indictment for Bonds Jul.26  San Francisco  City Makes Short List For 2016 Olympics Aug.5  Raiders  John Madden Inducted Into Hall Of Fame Aug.28  San Francisco  Anderson held in contempt Sep.23  Giants  Bonds breaks NL record with No. 734 Oct.6   Coliseum A's complete sweep of Twins Oct.14   Athletics Tigers in World Series over A's, 6-3  Magglio Ordonez sent the A's packing with a 3-run homer in the bottom of the 9nth Oct.20  Oracle  Oracle, Warriors have naming agreement Oct.26  Giants  Giants To Name Bochy As Manager Nov.6   Fremont A's Reach Deal To Build New Stadium  The A's will acquire a 143-acre site near the former Baylands racetrack off of I-880 in a deal Cisco Systems Nov.9   49ers 49ers dump Candlestick for Santa Clara
  The 49ers intend to replace dingy park with a state-of-the-art stadium in Santa Clara
 After years of planning for a stadium in the city, owner York changed his club's focus to Silicon Valley. John York is insisting the 49ers never will leave the Bay Area or change their name
Nov.13   San Francisco City abandons 2016 Olympic bid Dec.7  Giants  Bonds, Giants Agree On 1-Year Contract



SF Bay Area, Top Stories, 2006 Crime Timeline ... See Bay Area Crime timeline, World Crime timeline Top ^
2006 Jan.3   San Ramon Boys Left Alone, Parents In Las Vegas
Jan.5  SF Downtown  Feds Raid Antique Stores Jan.7   East Palo Alto Officer shot and killed Jan.9  SF Downtown  Pipe Bomb Defused In Starbucks Jan.11  Newark  Dead Baby Found In Dumpster Jan.13  San Quentin  Riot Injures 9 Inmates, Staff Jan.13   San Francisco Human Remains Found In Suitcase In Bay Jan.14  SF Mission  Police officer shot, dragged for block Jan.17   San Quentin State Executes Allen  California's oldest condemned inmate Clarence Ray Allen needed an extra dose of a lethal chemical Jan.18   San Jose Chili-Finger Couple Receives 9 years Jan.27   Hayward Maximum Sentences In Transgen. Murder Feb.6   SF Bayview MUNI Driver Assaulted Feb.13  Oakland  Phony CHP Officer Pulls Over Drivers Feb.16   SF Mission Doctor Accused Of Giving Fake Vaccines Feb.21   San Quentin Morales execution hold off
  The state has cancelled the execution of a killer over ethical issues surrounding the lethal injection method
 Prison failed twice within 24 hours to find anesthesiologists to administer the drugs to Michael Morales. He was convicted of the murder and rape of a 17-year-old girl in 1981. Morales is now back on Death Row while the state reviews the policy on how to carry out lethal injections.
Feb.21  Richmond  10-Year-Old Girl Hit By Stray Gunfire Feb.23  San Mateo  Pursuit ends in home collision Mar.1   Chinatown Chinatown leader assassinated  Allen Leung, 56, died after being shot several times inside a dried seafood business Mar.6  San Francisco  Caught On Video: Homeless Beating Mar.16  Oakland  12 Arrested In Pot Candy Distribution Ring Mar.19  Oakland Downtown  Vandalism Spree Lands Teenager In Jail Mar.22  Oakland Downtown  Two Wanted For False Bomb BART Threat Apr.13   Barry Bonds Bonds may be subject of perjury probe  Federal prosecutors may be pursuing a case stemming from his denials of steroid use during a federal grand jury Apr.13   Highway 680 Bank Robbers Dump Cash On Freeway Apr.15  Redwood City  3 Dead in Shooting Apr.20   Western Addition Hell's Angels Arrested In FBI Raids May.3  West Oakland  Girl, 6, Foils On-Campus Molestation May.4   SF Bayview Murder Case Witness Gunned Down  Twenty-two-year-old Terrell Rollins was supposedly being protected by the D.A.'s Office May.4  San Quentin  Sex Offenders Moving To San Quentin May.8  Alameda  Toddler Fired Gun, Killed Dad May.12   Stanford Armed Robbers Strike Stanford, Palo Alto Jun.1  Hayward  7 Paroled Sex Offenders Move To Motel Jun.6  San Francisco  1 Dead In Officer-Involved Shooting Jun.16   Martinez Susan Polk Guilty Of 2nd Degree Murder Jun.22   San Jose City Hall   Mayor Indicted For Bribery, Conspiracy
  Gonzales was indicted on six counts stemming from a probe involving a secretly-negotiated city garbage contract.    The contract cost taxpayers more than $11 million. Ron Gonzales, denied wrongdoing and rejected ca...
Jul.5  San Francisco  Bonds' trainer jailed Jul.20   San Francisco No indictment for Bonds Jul.26   San Francisco Police Officer Killed In Chase Aug.6   Highway 880 Hit-and-run killed CHP officer Aug.16   Petaluma Ramsey Suspect's Local Ties Aug.28   Martinez Dyleski Convicted Of Murder, Faces Life  A jury found a 17-year-old Scott Dyleski guilty of murder in the bludgeoning death of a defense attorney's wife Aug.28  San Francisco  Anderson held in contempt Aug.29   Western Addition SUV Driver Runs Over 16 People, 1 Dead Map of Spruce and Mayfair street San Francisco
  A rampaging man intentionally targeted pedestrians in San Francisco and Fremont
 The driver, Omeed Aziz Popal, 29, of Fremont hit pedestrians. 55-year old man was struck and killed. In some cases he drove on the sidewalk and aimed at people. Police finally boxed the SUV in in the Laurel Heights
Aug.30  San Francisco  Body Of Missing Baby Found Sep.1  North Oakland  Woman Set On Fire Sep.6  UC Berkeley  30 Sickened In Marijuana Incident Sep.8  HP  Investigation broke state laws Sep.12   OAK Karr Arrives Facing Child Porn Charges Sep.13   Oakland Hills Police search home of missing woman's ex Sep.20  Santa Rosa  Evidence Missing In Karr Child Porn Case Sep.21   SF Chronicle Reporters Ordered Jailed In BALCO Probe  Lance Williams and Mark Fainaru-Wada were ordered jailed for up to a maximum 18 months, pending an appeal Sep.29   Fruitvale Armored Car Guard Killed In Robbery Oct.4   HP Criminal Charges Filed Against Dunn Oct.4  East Oakland  Suspected of running torture chamber Oct.5   Santa Rosa John Karr Freed, Charges Dropped
  John Mark Karr walked out of Sonoma jail a free man after a County judge dismissed child pornography charges.    Prosecutors didn't have enough evidence to take the case to trial against the one-time JonBenet Ramsey slaying ...
Oct.11  SF Bayview  Arrested After Shooting Alleged Shoplifter Oct.19  Fremont  Woman Found Shot To Death Oct.21  Japantown  3 people shot, 2 died in Japantown Oct.24   Pleasant Hill Bomb Threats Shut Down Diablo V. College
Oct.30  Oakland  Oakland 8th Most Dangerous City In U.S. Oct.30  SF Bayview  Judge Prohibits Gang From Hanging Out Oct.30   Richmond Mother Arrested In Murder Of Son Oct.31   North San Jose Explosions At PayPal Building Nov.1   SF Castro 10 Shot At Halloween Party  Gunfire broke out between 2 groups at a massive street party as authorities were dispersing thousands of revelers Nov.6  Dublin  Doctor wanted on rape charge Nov.20  Santa Rosa  Bishop Gets Counseling; No Charges Nov.22  Castro Valley  Officer-Involved Shooting Nov.23  Daly City  Cops: Man Kept Girl Captive In Basement Nov.23  North Oakland  3 shot to death at apartment complex Nov.30   SF City Hall 35 Officers Disciplined In Video Scandal Dec.2  West San Jose  Father Arrested For Killing Daughter, 2 Dec.4  San Jose  City Reports 4 Homicides In 48 Hours Dec.11  Fruitvale  Shootings leave 2 dead, toddler wounded Dec.14  Pittsburg  Malnourished 2-Year Old Toddler Dies Dec.21   Castro Valley Police Reveal Identity Of 'Jane Doe' Dec.23   SF Sunset Police Officer and Suspect Dead  The officer and his partner tried to serve a felony warrant on 25th Avenue between Lawton and Moraga st. Dec.23  East Palo Alto  Police shot and killed robbery suspect Dec.27   Apple Report of options probe, shares rebound  There is a report that feds are investigating whether company officers forged documents to sweeten executive stock grants Dec.28   San Jose City Hall Former staffers of mayor charged Dec.30  SF Bayview  3 People Killed in Shooting



SF Bay Area, Top Stories, 2006 Politics Timeline ... See Bay Area Politics timeline, World Politics timeline Top ^
2006 Jan.2   Napa   Governor Declares State of Emergency  Schwarzenegger said about 'conditions of extreme peril to the safety of persons and property' Jan.19   Google Feds Seek Records in Porn Probe
Jan.19   SF City Hall Mayor Accuses Conductors Of Stealing Jan.24   Google Google censors itself for China Jan.29  SF Downtown  Hillary Clinton spoke at fundraising event Feb.2  Livermore Lab  Lab Deploys High-Powered Weapon Feb.3  Napa  Bush Puts Disaster Label On Flood Zones Feb.6   SF City Hall Police chief questions 'use of force' report  Heather Fong called Chronicle's series 'irresponsible,' saying she is concerned about the report's accuracy Feb.7  Half Moon Bay  South African wins Mavericks Contest Feb.15   San Francisco S.F. Installs New Archbishop Feb.19  San Jose  Murray claims 1st win at SAP Open Feb.25  San Jose  Gov. Talks 'Boldness' At GOP Convention Mar.1   Chinatown Chinatown leader assassinated  Allen Leung, 56, died after being shot several times inside a dried seafood business Mar.6  San Francisco  Caught On Video: Homeless Beating Mar.8  Oakland  Woman Says Mayor Broke Her Phone Mar.17  Oakland  Chertoff Concerned About Bay Area Ports Mar.17  Google  Google Need Not Turn Over Records Apr.5   SF City Hall   SF Picks Google, EarthLink For Wi-Fi  A city panel identified Google and EarthLink as the best candidates to complete the ambitious project Apr.10  Oakland Downtown  Immigration Protests Draw Thousands Apr.10  Alum Rock  Thousands Protest Immigration Bill Apr.15  San Francisco  Dalai Lama Brings Message Of Tolerance Apr.18   SF Downtown City Commemorates 1906 Quake, Fire Apr.21   Cisco Bush, Schwarzenegger Talk Education May.1  East Oakland  Immigration Protesters March May.1   San Jose Downtown Thousands Of Immigrants Turn Out
  50,000 legal and illegals marched peacefully under a blue sky protesting what they call unjust immigration legislation.    People called out battle cries such as 'Si, se puede,' meaning 'Yes, we can,' while waving U.S. and Mexican fl...
May.23   Hercules Town To Seize of Wal-Mart Land  The City Council voted unanimously to pursue using the power of eminent domain to seize 17 acres Jun.16   Oakland City Hall Dellums Winner In Mayor Race Jun.22   San Jose City Hall   Mayor Indicted For Bribery, Conspiracy
  Gonzales was indicted on six counts stemming from a probe involving a secretly-negotiated city garbage contract.    The contract cost taxpayers more than $11 million. Ron Gonzales, denied wrongdoing and rejected ca...
Jun.24   South of Market   Santa Cruz Chancellor jumps to her death  Denice Dee Denton, 46, the controversial chancellor of the UC Santa Cruz, jumped from the 44th floor Jun.28  San Jose City Hall  Council Votes To Ask For Gonzales' Resign Jul.1  San Francisco  First SF Soldier Killed In Iraq Jul.18   SF City Hall Supes Pass Health Care For Uninsured Jul.29   SF City Hall Mayor Gives Blair Key To City Aug.10  SFO  National Guard Deployed at Airport Aug.18  SF City Hall  Strip Club Crackdown Proposed Sep.6   HP HP Sought Director Records in Leak Probe
  Investigators sought private telephone records while hunting for leaks to the media of confidential information
 HP ousts veteran member of board George Keyworth. The techniques of the investigation relied on an illegal data mining method known as 'pretexting'
Sep.10  San Francisco  Police Remember Fallen Comrades, 9/11 Sep.21   SF Chronicle Reporters Ordered Jailed In BALCO Probe  Lance Williams and Mark Fainaru-Wada were ordered jailed for up to a maximum 18 months, pending an appeal Sep.28  HP  Lawmakers Rip HP Tactics In Leak Scandal Oct.12  San Francisco  Radio Host Under Fire For Comments Oct.21   San Francisco Fire Chief Defends Actions of Firefighter Nov.1  SF City Hall  Bill Clinton Rallies To Support Prop. 87 Nov.7   San Jose City Hall Reed Leads Chavez To Become Mayor  San Jose Councilman Chuck Reed, a Kansas native, was leading San Jose native who directs education Nov.8   Oakland City Hall Jerry Brown Elected Attorney General Nov.8  Berkeley  Mayor Tom Bates re-elected Nov.20  Santa Rosa  Bishop Gets Counseling; No Charges Nov.21  Richmond  Mayor Concedes 2 Weeks After Election Nov.30   SF City Hall 35 Officers Disciplined In Video Scandal Dec.4   UC Berkeley   Protesters perch in trees to save from ax  Zachary RunningWolf, who ran was a candidate to become the mayor, and two others are hoping to save a grove Dec.12  Richmond  6 Cops Accuse Chief Of Racism Dec.21   Castro Valley Police Reveal Identity Of 'Jane Doe'