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1. 04-07 Torch protesters scale bridge Golden Gate Bridge
04-09 Route changes mark Olympic torch relay Pier 48, SF Downtown
D. 04-14 Warriors Eliminated From Playoffs Oakland
E. 04-29 Average Gas Price Reaches $4 A Gallon San Francisco
F. 04-29 Reiser convicted in jury verdict Oakland

Summary.     Click for More > Warriors Eliminated From Playoffs Body Found Next To Burned Car Average Gas Price Reaches $4 A Gallon  The average price for a gallon of unleaded gasoline in San Francisco is marking a record-setting price for the city Reiser convicted in jury verdict  Convicted murderer Hans Reiser received a July 9 sentencing date. His attorneys vowed their client would appeal the guilty verdict
Torch protesters scale bridge Route changes mark Olympic torch relay Map of Pier 48 San Francisco
Apr.1  West Oakland  1 Dead, 5 Hurt In 2-Alarm Blaze
Apr.4  San Jose  Man found dead inside burning warehouse
 San Francisco  Cyclist Thomas convicted in steroids case
Apr.5  Highway 80  Woman dead, man injured in I-80 shooting
 Google  Couple Says Street View Invades Privacy
 Yahoo  Microsoft gives Yahoo deadline for deal
 El Sobrante  School fire burns several classrooms
 East Oakland  Man Killed, Several Hurt In Hit-And-Run
Apr.7   Golden Gate Bridge
Apr.8  San Mateo  Speier Wins Lantos' House Seat
 Stanford  Tennessee Edges Out Stanford For NCAA
 SF Downtown  Gere joins torch protests
Apr.9  SF Downtown  Emotional Tibetan protests ahead of relay
 Google  Google and Yahoo to share web ads
  SF Downtown
  Heavy security surrounded runners, as the threat of violent protests prompted officials to make dramatic last-minute changes.    The only North American leg of the Olympic torch relay has been marked by confusion. Thousands of pro-Tibet and pro-Be...
 Highway 280  Driver Gunned Down With Kids In Car
Apr.14   Oakland
Apr.15  Oakland  Reward Offered In Restaurant Robberies
 Schwab  Schwab's Best 1Q Ever
Apr.17  San Francisco  Bay Home Prices Fall 16%
 Google  1Q profit climbs 30%, tops analyst views
Apr.21  Oakland  Reiser defense wraps closing argument
Apr.22  San Francisco  Ship Pilot Charged With Lying In Spill Probe
 Oakland  Teen Arrested For Restaurant Holdup
 SJ Arena  Sharks Extinguish Flames 5-3 In Game 7
Apr.23  San Jose  5 Killed In Bay Area Traffic Crashes
Apr.24  Hayward  Mountain Lion Spotted, Caught On Video
Apr.25  San Quentin  Chaplain Jailed In Alleged Wife Attack
 Oakland Downtown  Man Holds Standoff With Police
Apr.26  East Oakland  Officer Shoots, Kills Alleged Robber
 Yahoo  Yahoo mum as Microsoft's deadline passes
 SF Bayview  Pelosi Kicks Off Foreclosure Workshop
Apr.27  SJ Arena  Stars storm back on Sharks for 2-0 lead
Apr.28   San Ramon
Apr.29   San Francisco
  Oakland
Apr.30  San Jose  Sharks stay alive, beat Stars 2-1


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East Bay
Luxury condos sell at a discount
Schwarzenegger opens bridge approach
Lab To Layoff 500 More Workers
Woman dead, man injured in I-80 shooting
Man Killed, Several Hurt In Hit-And-Run
Reward Offered In Restaurant Robberies
Reiser defense wraps closing argument
Teen Arrested For Restaurant Holdup
Man Holds Standoff With Police
Officer Shoots, Kills Alleged Robber
Body Found Next To Burned Car
Reiser convicted in jury verdict
Mike Montgomery to coach Cal
Warriors tied for 8th spot
Warriors Eliminated From Playoffs
1 Dead, 5 Hurt In 2-Alarm Blaze
School fire burns several classrooms
Man Killed, Several Hurt In Hit-And-Run
2 cars smashed into house, caused fire
Cigarette Led To Coast Guard Housing Fire
Mountain Lion Spotted, Caught On Video
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San Francisco
Sharper Image chairman resigns
Schwarzenegger opens bridge approach
Schwab's Best 1Q Ever
Bay Home Prices Fall 16%
Average Gas Price Reaches $4 A Gallon
Man Fatally Shot While Driving
Cyclist Thomas convicted in steroids case
Driver Gunned Down With Kids In Car
Ex-prosecutor sentenced for defrauding
2 Dead In Late Night Shootings
Ship Pilot Charged With Lying In Spill Probe
Cyclist Thomas convicted in steroids case
Protesters rally before torch's arrival
Torch protesters scale bridge
Giants Home Opener Spoiled By Padres
Police looking for girl missing since Monday
Hillary Clinton making fundraising stop
Feds wants city to return $5.4m grant
Torch protesters scale bridge
Gere joins torch protests
Route changes mark Olympic torch relay
Emotional Tibetan protests ahead of relay
Alameda County
Luxury condos sell at a discount
Lab To Layoff 500 More Workers
Man Killed, Several Hurt In Hit-And-Run
Reward Offered In Restaurant Robberies
Reiser defense wraps closing argument
Teen Arrested For Restaurant Holdup
Man Holds Standoff With Police
Officer Shoots, Kills Alleged Robber
Reiser convicted in jury verdict
Mike Montgomery to coach Cal
Warriors tied for 8th spot
Warriors Eliminated From Playoffs
1 Dead, 5 Hurt In 2-Alarm Blaze
Man Killed, Several Hurt In Hit-And-Run
2 cars smashed into house, caused fire
Cigarette Led To Coast Guard Housing Fire
Mountain Lion Spotted, Caught On Video
Your ad is here
Oakland
Luxury condos sell at a discount
Man Killed, Several Hurt In Hit-And-Run
Reward Offered In Restaurant Robberies
Reiser defense wraps closing argument
Teen Arrested For Restaurant Holdup
Man Holds Standoff With Police
Reiser convicted in jury verdict
Warriors tied for 8th spot
Warriors Eliminated From Playoffs
1 Dead, 5 Hurt In 2-Alarm Blaze
Man Killed, Several Hurt In Hit-And-Run
2 cars smashed into house, caused fire
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West Santa Clara County
Microsoft gives Yahoo deadline for deal
Couple Says Street View Invades Privacy
Yahoo not opposed to deal with Microsoft
Google and Yahoo to share web ads
1Q profit climbs 30%, tops analyst views
Yahoo mum as Microsoft's deadline passes
Hackers infiltrate searches
Officers Kill Man Who Stabbed K9 Dog
Stanford knocks off Uconn
Tennessee Edges Out Stanford For NCAA
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Stanford cleared of discrimination in hiring
San Jose
eBay posts 22 percent hike in 1Q profit
eBay Sues Craigslist
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Flames Upend Sharks In Playoff Opener
Sharks even series 1-1
Sharks blow 3-0 lead
Sharks Extinguish Flames 5-3 In Game 7
Stars storm back on Sharks for 2-0 lead
Sharks stay alive, beat Stars 2-1
Man found dead inside burning warehouse
5 Killed In Bay Area Traffic Crashes
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SF Downtown
Schwarzenegger opens bridge approach
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Protesters rally before torch's arrival
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Hillary Clinton making fundraising stop
Gere joins torch protests
Route changes mark Olympic torch relay
Emotional Tibetan protests ahead of relay
Sunnyvale
Microsoft gives Yahoo deadline for deal
Yahoo not opposed to deal with Microsoft
Flickr photo site adds video
Yahoo mum as Microsoft's deadline passes
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Contra Costa County
Schwarzenegger opens bridge approach
Woman dead, man injured in I-80 shooting
Body Found Next To Burned Car
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School fire burns several classrooms
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Flames Upend Sharks In Playoff Opener
Sharks even series 1-1
Sharks Extinguish Flames 5-3 In Game 7
Stars storm back on Sharks for 2-0 lead
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Mountain View
Couple Says Street View Invades Privacy
Google and Yahoo to share web ads
1Q profit climbs 30%, tops analyst views
Hackers infiltrate searches
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1 Dead, 5 Hurt In 2-Alarm Blaze Man found dead inside burning warehouse Cyclist Thomas convicted in steroids case  Former elite cyclist Tammy Thomas was convicted of lying to a grand jury investigating a steroid distribution ring Woman dead, man injured in I-80 shooting Couple Says Street View Invades Privacy Microsoft gives Yahoo deadline for deal  The ultimatum, revealed in a letter from CEO Steve Ballmer to Yahoo's board, underscores impatience with the two-month merger saga School fire burns several classrooms Man Killed, Several Hurt In Hit-And-Run Torch protesters scale bridge


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April 1 ... more > Top ^

Apr.1  Fremont  Police Close Auto Mall Pkwy. In Standoff
  West Oakland
 Oakland Downtown  Luxury condos sell at a discount
 San Francisco  Man Fatally Shot While Driving


April 2 ... more > Top ^

Apr.2  Google  Hackers infiltrate searches
 Stanford  Stanford cleared of discrimination in hiring


April 3 ... more > Top ^

Apr.3  SF Downtown  Hillary Clinton making fundraising stop


April 4 ... more > Top ^

Apr.4   San Jose
 SF City Hall  Feds wants city to return $5.4m grant
  San Francisco  
 UC Berkeley  Mike Montgomery to coach Cal


April 5 ... more > Top ^

Apr.5   Highway 80
  Google
  Yahoo  
  El Sobrante
  East Oakland
 SF Downtown  Protesters rally before torch's arrival
 Santa Clara  Officers Kill Man Who Stabbed K9 Dog
 Vallejo  6-Year Old Boy A Hero After 911 Call


April 6 ... more > Top ^

Apr.6  Stanford  Stanford knocks off Uconn
 San Mateo  Five candidates seek congressional seat


April 7 ... more > Top ^

Apr.7  Yahoo  Yahoo not opposed to deal with Microsoft
  Golden Gate Bridge  
  3 people protesting China's human rights record climbed up the bridge and tied the Tibetan flag and two banners to its cables.    The banners: One World One Dream. Free Tibet' and 'Free Tibet'. The protesters climbed s...
 Pac Bell Park  Giants Home Opener Spoiled By Padres

April 8 ... more > Top ^

Apr.8  SFO  Olympic Flame Arrives  Yahoo  Flickr photo site adds video   San Mateo   Speier Wins Lantos' House Seat  Former state lawmaker Jackie Speier avoided a runoff for a congressional seat, winning a special election. Speier had nearly 78% of the vote   Stanford Tennessee Edges Out Stanford For NCAA
  SF Downtown Gere joins torch protests

April 9 ... more > Top ^

Apr.9   SF Downtown   Emotional Tibetan protests ahead of relay  Hundreds of activists carrying Tibetan flags and wearing traditional clothes gathered for the lighting of the Tibetan Freedom Torch   Google   Google and Yahoo to share web ads  The world's two biggest search engines, have announced a 2 week experiment that will see them share advertising space   SF Downtown   Route changes mark Olympic torch relay
Map of Pier 48 San Francisco
  Heavy security surrounded runners, as the threat of violent protests prompted officials to make dramatic last-minute changes
 The only North American leg of the Olympic torch relay has been marked by confusion. Thousands of pro-Tibet and pro-Beijing demonstrators had gathered. Officials sent the torch on a new route. The closing ceremony was moved to a new site
  Highway 280 Driver Gunned Down With Kids In Car  SJ Arena  Flames Upend Sharks In Playoff Opener

April 10 ... more > Top ^

Apr.10  San Francisco  Sharper Image chairman resigns  SJ Arena  Sharks even series 1-1

April 11 ... more > Top ^

Apr.11  Google  Fierce battle over Yahoo/Microsoft deal  Highway 80  Schwarzenegger opens bridge approach

April 12 ... more > Top ^

Apr.12  East Oakland  2 cars smashed into house, caused fire  Oracle Arena  Warriors tied for 8th spot

April 13 ... more > Top ^

Apr.13  San Jose  Sharks blow 3-0 lead

April 14 ... more > Top ^

Apr.14  Napa  3 Bodies Found; Murder Not Suspected   Oakland   Warriors Eliminated From Playoffs
  Stoudemire scored 11 of his 28 points in the 4th quarter and Phoenix recovered after blowing a 17-point lead to beat Golden State 122-116.    Jackson scored 16 of his 23 points in the 3rd-quarter com...


April 15 ... more > Top ^

Apr.15   Oakland   Reward Offered In Restaurant Robberies  Police is hoping an offer of reward money will help them stop a rash of recent takeover robberies of Oakland restaurants   Schwab Schwab's Best 1Q Ever
 Livermore Lab  Lab To Layoff 500 More Workers  San Jose  Sharks-Flames tied up

April 16 ... more > Top ^

Apr.16  Bay Area  Bay Area tops in broadband use  San Francisco  Police looking for girl missing since Monday  eBay  eBay posts 22 percent hike in 1Q profit  Alameda  Cigarette Led To Coast Guard Housing Fire

April 17 ... more > Top ^

Apr.17   San Francisco Bay Home Prices Fall 16%
  Google 1Q profit climbs 30%, tops analyst views  SJ Arena  Sharks Beat Flames In Game 5, Take Lead

April 18 ... more > Top ^

Apr.18  SF Downtown  1 Survivor For '06 Quake Anniversary  Redwood City  EA extends tender offer for Take-Two  San Francisco  Ex-prosecutor sentenced for defrauding

April 19 ... more > Top ^

Apr.19  San Francisco  2 Dead In Late Night Shootings  Napa  2 Deputies Hurt In Fiery Patrol Car Crash

April 20 ... more > Top ^

Apr.20  San Jose  Flames force Game 7 with Sharks  East Oakland  Store Holdup Turns Into A Shootout

April 21 ... more > Top ^

Apr.21  Pacifica  Fatal Highway 1 Crash at Devil's Slide   Oakland Reiser defense wraps closing argument


April 22 ... more > Top ^

Apr.22   San Francisco Ship Pilot Charged With Lying In Spill Probe
  Oakland Teen Arrested For Restaurant Holdup  Oakland  Jury Begins Deliberating In Resier Trial  eBay  eBay Sues Craigslist  Yahoo  Earnings slightly exceed expectations   SJ Arena   Sharks Extinguish Flames 5-3 In Game 7  Roenick had 2 goals and 2 assists, including the tying midway through the Sharks' four-goal second period in a 5-3 victory over Calgary

April 23 ... more > Top ^

Apr.23   San Jose 5 Killed In Bay Area Traffic Crashes
 Apple  Mac Sales Polish Apple

April 24 ... more > Top ^

Apr.24   Hayward Mountain Lion Spotted, Caught On Video
 Genentech  Court slashes $200 million from judgment  Yahoo  Microsoft Won't Increase Bid For Yahoo  Athletics  Thomas rejoins A's

April 25 ... more > Top ^

Apr.25   San Quentin Chaplain Jailed In Alleged Wife Attack
  Oakland Downtown   Man Holds Standoff With Police   A man holding 3 hostages is involved in a standoff with Oakland Police at a condominium near Jack London Square  SJ Arena  Morrow, Stars slip past Sharks in OT

April 26 ... more > Top ^

Apr.26  Oakland Downtown  Standoff With Armed Man Ends  SF City Hall  Cindy Sheehan plans to run for Congress   East Oakland Officer Shoots, Kills Alleged Robber
  Yahoo Yahoo mum as Microsoft's deadline passes   SF Bayview Pelosi Kicks Off Foreclosure Workshop  Stanford  Dawkins Hired As New Basketball Coach  Highway 680  Wrong-Way Driver Causes Crash

April 27 ... more > Top ^

Apr.27  San Francisco  Choir prayers for lower gas prices   SJ Arena Stars storm back on Sharks for 2-0 lead


April 28 ... more > Top ^

Apr.28   San Ramon   Body Found Next To Burned Car
Map of 2600 Bishop Drive San Ramon
  Firefighters discovered a body outside the vehicle and called police. Police to keep Bishop Dr. near Executive Parkway closed.    The business partner of Kashmir Billon who was gunned down next to his car has been arrested in an alleged murder-for-hire plot. Pro...
 Visitacion Valley  Blaze Damages 4 Buildings, Displaces 8

April 29 ... more > Top ^

Apr.29   San Francisco   Average Gas Price Reaches $4 A Gallon
  The average price for a gallon of unleaded gasoline in San Francisco is marking a record-setting price for the city
 San Francisco  Visa profit jumps 28% on rising volumes   Oakland   Reiser convicted in jury verdict
  Convicted murderer Hans Reiser received a July 9 sentencing date. His attorneys vowed their client would appeal the guilty verdict
 Computer engineer convicted of murdering his missing wife Nina, who disappeared on Sept. 3, 2006 at the age of 31. In 3 days of deliberations jurors weighed 6 months of testimony, including rambling answers given by Reiser himself
 San Jose  Stars take 3-0 lead on Norstrom OT goal  San Francisco  Home prices down 17% in February  Martinez  Boy On Bike Struck By Truck, Killed

April 30 ... more > Top ^

Apr.30  Genentech  Bad news on cancer drug Rituxan  Lafayette  Airman Killed In Afghanistan   San Jose Sharks stay alive, beat Stars 2-1



1 Dead, 5 Hurt In 2-Alarm Blaze Man found dead inside burning warehouse School fire burns several classrooms Man Killed, Several Hurt In Hit-And-Run 5 Killed In Bay Area Traffic Crashes Mountain Lion Spotted, Caught On Video School fire burns several classrooms Cyclist Thomas convicted in steroids case  Former elite cyclist Tammy Thomas was convicted of lying to a grand jury investigating a steroid distribution ring Torch protesters scale bridge




SF Bay Area, April 2008 Accidents Timeline ... See Bay Area Accidents timeline, World Accidents timeline Top ^
2008
Apr.1   West Oakland
Apr.4   San Jose
Apr.5   El Sobrante
Apr.5   East Oakland
Apr.5  Vallejo  6-Year Old Boy A Hero After 911 Call
Apr.12  East Oakland  2 cars smashed into house, caused fire
Apr.14  Napa  3 Bodies Found; Murder Not Suspected
Apr.16  San Francisco  Police looking for girl missing since Monday
Apr.16  Alameda  Cigarette Led To Coast Guard Housing Fire
Apr.19  Napa  2 Deputies Hurt In Fiery Patrol Car Crash
Apr.21  Pacifica  Fatal Highway 1 Crash at Devil's Slide
Apr.23   San Jose
Apr.24   Hayward
Apr.26  Highway 680  Wrong-Way Driver Causes Crash
Apr.28  Visitacion Valley  Blaze Damages 4 Buildings, Displaces 8
Apr.29  Martinez  Boy On Bike Struck By Truck, Killed




SF Bay Area, April 2008 Science & Education Timeline ... See Bay Area Science & Education timeline, World Science & Education timeline Top ^
2008
Apr.5   El Sobrante
Apr.15  Livermore Lab  Lab To Layoff 500 More Workers
Apr.16  Bay Area  Bay Area tops in broadband use




SF Bay Area, April 2008 Sports Timeline ... See Bay Area Sports timeline, World Sports timeline Top ^
2008
Apr.4   San Francisco
Apr.4  UC Berkeley  Mike Montgomery to coach Cal
Apr.5  SF Downtown  Protesters rally before torch's arrival
Apr.6  Stanford  Stanford knocks off Uconn
Apr.7   Golden Gate Bridge
  3 people protesting China's human rights record climbed up the bridge and tied the Tibetan flag and two banners to its cables.    The banners: One World One Dream. Free Tibet' and 'Free Tibet'. The protesters climbed s...
Apr.7  Pac Bell Park  Giants Home Opener Spoiled By Padres Apr.8  SFO  Olympic Flame Arrives Apr.8   Stanford Tennessee Edges Out Stanford For NCAA
Apr.9   SF Downtown Route changes mark Olympic torch relay Map of Pier 48 San Francisco
  Heavy security surrounded runners, as the threat of violent protests prompted officials to make dramatic last-minute changes
 The only North American leg of the Olympic torch relay has been marked by confusion. Thousands of pro-Tibet and pro-Beijing demonstrators had gathered. Officials sent the torch on a new route. The closing ceremony was moved to a new site
Apr.9  SJ Arena  Flames Upend Sharks In Playoff Opener Apr.10  SJ Arena  Sharks even series 1-1 Apr.12  Oracle Arena  Warriors tied for 8th spot Apr.13  San Jose  Sharks blow 3-0 lead Apr.14   Oakland Warriors Eliminated From Playoffs
  Stoudemire scored 11 of his 28 points in the 4th quarter and Phoenix recovered after blowing a 17-point lead to beat Golden State 122-116.    Jackson scored 16 of his 23 points in the 3rd-quarter com...
Apr.15  San Jose  Sharks-Flames tied up Apr.17  SJ Arena  Sharks Beat Flames In Game 5, Take Lead Apr.20  San Jose  Flames force Game 7 with Sharks Apr.22   SJ Arena Sharks Extinguish Flames 5-3 In Game 7  Roenick had 2 goals and 2 assists, including the tying midway through the Sharks' four-goal second period in a 5-3 victory over Calgary Apr.24  Athletics  Thomas rejoins A's Apr.25  SJ Arena  Morrow, Stars slip past Sharks in OT Apr.26  Stanford  Dawkins Hired As New Basketball Coach Apr.27   SJ Arena Stars storm back on Sharks for 2-0 lead
Apr.29  San Jose  Stars take 3-0 lead on Norstrom OT goal Apr.30   San Jose Sharks stay alive, beat Stars 2-1



SF Bay Area, April 2008 Business Timeline ... See Bay Area Business timeline, World Business timeline Top ^
2008 Apr.1  Oakland Downtown  Luxury condos sell at a discount Apr.5   Google Couple Says Street View Invades Privacy
Apr.5   Yahoo Microsoft gives Yahoo deadline for deal  The ultimatum, revealed in a letter from CEO Steve Ballmer to Yahoo's board, underscores impatience with the two-month merger saga Apr.7  Yahoo  Yahoo not opposed to deal with Microsoft Apr.8  Yahoo  Flickr photo site adds video Apr.8   SF Downtown Gere joins torch protests Apr.9   Google Google and Yahoo to share web ads  The world's two biggest search engines, have announced a 2 week experiment that will see them share advertising space Apr.10  San Francisco  Sharper Image chairman resigns Apr.11  Google  Fierce battle over Yahoo/Microsoft deal Apr.11  Highway 80  Schwarzenegger opens bridge approach Apr.15   Schwab Schwab's Best 1Q Ever Apr.15  Livermore Lab  Lab To Layoff 500 More Workers Apr.16  eBay  eBay posts 22 percent hike in 1Q profit Apr.17   San Francisco Bay Home Prices Fall 16% Apr.17   Google 1Q profit climbs 30%, tops analyst views Apr.18  Redwood City  EA extends tender offer for Take-Two Apr.22   San Francisco Ship Pilot Charged With Lying In Spill Probe Apr.22  eBay  eBay Sues Craigslist Apr.22  Yahoo  Earnings slightly exceed expectations Apr.23  Apple  Mac Sales Polish Apple Apr.24  Genentech  Court slashes $200 million from judgment Apr.24  Yahoo  Microsoft Won't Increase Bid For Yahoo Apr.26   Yahoo Yahoo mum as Microsoft's deadline passes Apr.26   SF Bayview Pelosi Kicks Off Foreclosure Workshop Apr.27  San Francisco  Choir prayers for lower gas prices Apr.29   San Francisco Average Gas Price Reaches $4 A Gallon
  The average price for a gallon of unleaded gasoline in San Francisco is marking a record-setting price for the city
Apr.29  San Francisco  Visa profit jumps 28% on rising volumes Apr.29  San Francisco  Home prices down 17% in February Apr.30  Genentech  Bad news on cancer drug Rituxan



SF Bay Area, April 2008 Crime Timeline ... See Bay Area Crime timeline, World Crime timeline Top ^
2008 Apr.1  Fremont  Police Close Auto Mall Pkwy. In Standoff Apr.1  San Francisco  Man Fatally Shot While Driving Apr.2  Google  Hackers infiltrate searches Apr.4  SF City Hall  Feds wants city to return $5.4m grant Apr.4   San Francisco Cyclist Thomas convicted in steroids case  Former elite cyclist Tammy Thomas was convicted of lying to a grand jury investigating a steroid distribution ring Apr.5   Highway 80 Woman dead, man injured in I-80 shooting Apr.5   East Oakland Man Killed, Several Hurt In Hit-And-Run Apr.5  Santa Clara  Officers Kill Man Who Stabbed K9 Dog Apr.9   Highway 280 Driver Gunned Down With Kids In Car Apr.15   Oakland Reward Offered In Restaurant Robberies  Police is hoping an offer of reward money will help them stop a rash of recent takeover robberies of Oakland restaurants Apr.18  San Francisco  Ex-prosecutor sentenced for defrauding Apr.19  San Francisco  2 Dead In Late Night Shootings Apr.20  East Oakland  Store Holdup Turns Into A Shootout Apr.21   Oakland Reiser defense wraps closing argument Apr.22   San Francisco Ship Pilot Charged With Lying In Spill Probe Apr.22   Oakland Teen Arrested For Restaurant Holdup Apr.22  Oakland  Jury Begins Deliberating In Resier Trial Apr.25   San Quentin Chaplain Jailed In Alleged Wife Attack Apr.25   Oakland Downtown Man Holds Standoff With Police   A man holding 3 hostages is involved in a standoff with Oakland Police at a condominium near Jack London Square Apr.26  Oakland Downtown  Standoff With Armed Man Ends Apr.26   East Oakland Officer Shoots, Kills Alleged Robber Apr.26  Highway 680  Wrong-Way Driver Causes Crash Apr.28   San Ramon Body Found Next To Burned Car Map of 2600 Bishop Drive San Ramon
  Firefighters discovered a body outside the vehicle and called police. Police to keep Bishop Dr. near Executive Parkway closed.    The business partner of Kashmir Billon who was gunned down next to his car has been arrested in an alleged murder-for-hire plot. Pro...
Apr.29   Oakland Reiser convicted in jury verdict
  Convicted murderer Hans Reiser received a July 9 sentencing date. His attorneys vowed their client would appeal the guilty verdict
 Computer engineer convicted of murdering his missing wife Nina, who disappeared on Sept. 3, 2006 at the age of 31. In 3 days of deliberations jurors weighed 6 months of testimony, including rambling answers given by Reiser himself




SF Bay Area, April 2008 Politics Timeline ... See Bay Area Politics timeline, World Politics timeline Top ^
2008 Apr.2  Stanford  Stanford cleared of discrimination in hiring Apr.3  SF Downtown  Hillary Clinton making fundraising stop Apr.4  SF City Hall  Feds wants city to return $5.4m grant Apr.5  SF Downtown  Protesters rally before torch's arrival Apr.6  San Mateo  Five candidates seek congressional seat Apr.7   Golden Gate Bridge Torch protesters scale bridge
  3 people protesting China's human rights record climbed up the bridge and tied the Tibetan flag and two banners to its cables.    The banners: One World One Dream. Free Tibet' and 'Free Tibet'. The protesters climbed s...
Apr.8   San Mateo Speier Wins Lantos' House Seat  Former state lawmaker Jackie Speier avoided a runoff for a congressional seat, winning a special election. Speier had nearly 78% of the vote Apr.8   SF Downtown Gere joins torch protests Apr.9   SF Downtown Emotional Tibetan protests ahead of relay  Hundreds of activists carrying Tibetan flags and wearing traditional clothes gathered for the lighting of the Tibetan Freedom Torch Apr.9   SF Downtown Route changes mark Olympic torch relay Map of Pier 48 San Francisco
  Heavy security surrounded runners, as the threat of violent protests prompted officials to make dramatic last-minute changes
 The only North American leg of the Olympic torch relay has been marked by confusion. Thousands of pro-Tibet and pro-Beijing demonstrators had gathered. Officials sent the torch on a new route. The closing ceremony was moved to a new site
Apr.18  SF Downtown  1 Survivor For '06 Quake Anniversary Apr.26  SF City Hall  Cindy Sheehan plans to run for Congress Apr.26   SF Bayview Pelosi Kicks Off Foreclosure Workshop Apr.27  San Francisco  Choir prayers for lower gas prices Apr.30  Lafayette  Airman Killed In Afghanistan