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01-20 Schmidt to step down as Google CEO Google
C. 04-02 SF Giants fan hospitalized in LA Giants
D. 04-13 Ex-baseball star Barry Bonds guilty San Francisco
E. 04-20 Obama visits Facebook, heads to SF Facebook
5. 05-19 LinkedIn soars 90% in debut LinkedIn
G. 06-02 Firefighter dies, second fighting for life 133 Berkeley Way, Diamond Heights
H. 08-22 Protesters demonstrate against BART Market Street, SF Downtown
8. 08-24 Steve Jobs quits as Apple chief Apple
9. 08-31 Solyndra goes bankrupt, sheds 1,100 jobs Fremont

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Schmidt to step down as Google CEO SF Giants fan hospitalized in LA Ex-baseball star Barry Bonds guilty Obama visits Facebook, heads to SF LinkedIn soars 90% in debut Firefighter dies, second fighting for life Protesters demonstrate against BART Steve Jobs quits as Apple chief Solyndra goes bankrupt, sheds 1,100 jobs Yahoo fires CEO Bartz 3 dead, 7 wounded in shootings   Apple co-founder Steve Jobs dies
Jan.7  SF City Hall  Lee tentatively named interim SF mayor
Jan.9  San Jose Downtown  3 people dead in nightclub shooting
 SF City Hall  Police chief named district attorney
Jan.17  Apple  Steve Jobs takes medical leave
Jan.20   Google
Jan.31  Fishermans Wharf  Two slain at shop; merchant held
Feb.1  San Jose City Hall  Department veteran becomed police chief
Feb.7  Google  Google mgr helped spark Egypt revolt
Feb.8  Menlo Park  Facebook moving from Palo Alto
Feb.14  Chevron  Huge fine in Amazon pollution case
Feb.17  Redwood City  Obama meets with Silicon Valley tech elite
Feb.19  Dublin  New BART station opens
Feb.20  Concord  Walnut Creek teen rafters found dead
Mar.5  Danville  Danville cop busted in corruption scandal
Mar.10  Golden Gate Bridge  Teen survives plunge off GG Bridge
Mar.11  Half Moon Bay  Tsunami warning closes local beaches
Mar.15  PG&E  PG&E missing 8% gas line safety records
Mar.21  San Francisco  Barry Bonds perjury trial starts
Mar.24  San Anselmo  Major storm slams Bay Area
Mar.28  San Francisco  Witness: Bonds spoke of 'roids use
Apr.2   Giants
Apr.3  OAK  Pilot dies in crash near Oakland airport
Apr.4  Santa Clara  Texas Instruments buying Nat Semi
Apr.8  Fruitvale  Popular restaurant owner robbed, killed
Apr.11  San Rafael  Suspect in 4 murders held in County Jail
Apr.13   San Francisco
Apr.20   Facebook
Apr.21  PG&E  PG&E CEO resigns in wake of blast
Apr.24  Bay Area  Bay Area gas average is $4.22
Apr.25  Oakland Downtown  2 killed, 5 injured in overnight shootings
Apr.26  SF City Hall  Greg Suhr named new S.F. police chief
May.2  PG&E  PG&E to replace 1,600 SmartMeter
 San Francisco  Bin Laden's death brings closure to families
May.11  SJSU  Killer shot wife, her friend, then himself
May.12  SJ Arena  Sharks clinch series with win over Wings
May.13  Pleasant Hill  Co-defendant: Cop ran brothel
May.14  San Francisco  8-year-old gets Botox
May.19   LinkedIn
May.21  Oakland  Doomsday whoopla fizzles out
May.24  San Jose  Canucks edge Sharks to reach Cup finals
May.29  East Oakland  200 people dedicate Jonestown memorial
Jun.2   Diamond Heights
Jun.6  Hayward  Case of missing student now homicide
Jun.13  Oakland  Mehserle released from custody
Jun.15  Oakland  Pandora IPO surges before mellowing out
Jun.25  West San Jose  Car hits nursing home, 2 dead, 5 injured
Jul.4  SF Downtown  Officers kill armed man on train platform
Jul.9  Iron Triangle  Police investigate triple murder
Jul.16  SF Bayview  Police kill man in Bayview gun battle
Jul.27  East Oakland  Family shot while feeding homeless
Aug.8  SF City Hall  Ed Lee announces run for SF mayor
Aug.11  Pacifica  Pregnant woman killed in pit bull attack
Aug.15  Google  Google in $12.5bn Motorola Mobility deal
Aug.20  Candlestick  2 shot in parking lot after 49ers game
Aug.22   SF Downtown
Aug.24  Pinole  Suspect shot dead; officer, guard hurt
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Aug.31   Fremont
Sep.6   Yahoo
Sep.17  San Jose Downtown  Woman's body found in crime spree
 Sunol  Body found in search for missing student
Sep.22  HP  Whitman replaces Apotheker as HP CEO
Sep.25  Oakland  Death of patient during labor dispute
Sep.26  Mountain View  Obama appearing at town hall
Oct.2  San Leandro  3 dead, 3 wounded in party shooting
Oct.4  UC Berkeley  UC Berkeley physics prof wins Nobel Prize
 Apple  Apple unveils refreshed iPhone 4S
Oct.5   Cupertino
  Apple
  Former chief executive and co-founder of US technology giant Apple Steve Jobs has died, the company says. He was 56
 Jobs announced he was suffering from pancreatic cancer in 2004. Jobs introduced the colourful iMac computer, the iPod and the iPhone to the world. He was indistinguishable from his company, which he co-founded in the 1970s
Oct.8  Oakland  Raiders owner Davis dead at 82
Oct.10  Oakland City Hall  500 show up at Occupy Oakland protest
Oct.12  Oakland Downtown  2 Amtrak trains collide injuring 18
Oct.15  South San Jose  Biker slain at Hells Angels' funeral
Oct.22  Oakland Downtown  Hundreds march anti-Wall Street protest
Oct.25  South of Market  Obama visits Bay Area for brief fundraiser
  Oakland Downtown
  Police fired tear gas tonight into a crowd of several hundred protesters backing the movement who had sought to retake an encampment.    Several hundred "Occupy Oakland" protester...
Nov.2  Oakland  Workers, students join Occupy rally  Port of Oakland  Oakland protesters shut down port Nov.3   Oakland Downtown Occupy strike descends into chaos  Masked vandals shattered windows, set fires and plastered businesses with graffiti before police moved in, dispersing crowds with tear gas Nov.9   SF City Hall Ed Lee wins San Francisco mayor's race Nov.10  Oakland Downtown  Shots fired near 'Occupy', one dead  Pittsburg  Triple murder-suicide in foreclosed home Nov.17  Vallejo  Cop killed by suspected bank robber Nov.19  Berkeley  Fire destroyed 4-story apt building Nov.21  Oakland Downtown  Police clear city's last Occupy camp Nov.25  SF Downtown  Police, demonstrators square off Nov.28  West Oakland  8 shot - police seek multiple suspects Dec.6  Dublin  MythBusters stunt damages home, car Dec.7  SF Downtown  S.F. police raid Occupy camp, arrest 70 Dec.12  Port of Oakland  Group stops trucks at Oakland ports Dec.19  Candlestick  49ers game delayed a second time Dec.22  Western Addition  5-alarm fire engulfs apartments, hurts two


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San Francisco
PG&E CEO resigns in wake of blast
PG&E to replace 1,600 SmartMeter
Two slain at shop; merchant held
SF Giants fan hospitalized in LA
Ex-baseball star Barry Bonds guilty
Officers kill armed man on train platform
Police kill man in Bayview gun battle
Lee tentatively named interim SF mayor
Police chief named district attorney
Protesters demonstrate against BART
Ed Lee wins San Francisco mayor's race
S.F. police raid Occupy camp, arrest 70
Firefighter dies, second fighting for life
SF Giants fan hospitalized in LA
Ex-baseball star Barry Bonds guilty
2 shot in parking lot after 49ers game
Officers kill armed man on train platform
Police kill man in Bayview gun battle
2 shot in parking lot after 49ers game
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East Bay
New BART station opens
Solyndra goes bankrupt, sheds 1,100 jobs
Oakland protesters shut down port
Danville cop busted in corruption scandal
Co-defendant: Cop ran brothel
Case of missing student now homicide
Mehserle released from custody
Occupy strike descends into chaos
500 show up at Occupy Oakland protest
Police tear gas Occupy Oakland protesters
Oakland protesters shut down port
Occupy strike descends into chaos
Walnut Creek teen rafters found dead
Pilot dies in crash near Oakland airport
Death of patient during labor dispute
MythBusters stunt damages home, car
Raiders owner Davis dead at 82
Mehserle released from custody
Family shot while feeding homeless
Solyndra goes bankrupt, sheds 1,100 jobs
Silicon Valley
Steve Jobs takes medical leave
Schmidt to step down as Google CEO
Google mgr helped spark Egypt revolt
LinkedIn soars 90% in debut
Steve Jobs quits as Apple chief
Yahoo fires CEO Bartz
Apple co-founder Steve Jobs dies
3 people dead in nightclub shooting
Killer shot wife, her friend, then himself
3 dead, 7 wounded in shootings
Biker slain at Hells Angels' funeral
Google mgr helped spark Egypt revolt
Obama visits Facebook, heads to SF
Car hits nursing home, 2 dead, 5 injured
Canucks edge Sharks to reach Cup finals
3 people dead in nightclub shooting
Killer shot wife, her friend, then himself
3 dead, 7 wounded in shootings
Biker slain at Hells Angels' funeral
Steve Jobs takes medical leave
Texas Instruments buying Nat Semi
Google in $12.5bn Motorola Mobility deal
Steve Jobs quits as Apple chief
Apple co-founder Steve Jobs dies
Alameda County
New BART station opens
Solyndra goes bankrupt, sheds 1,100 jobs
Oakland protesters shut down port
Case of missing student now homicide
Mehserle released from custody
Family shot while feeding homeless
Occupy strike descends into chaos
500 show up at Occupy Oakland protest
Police tear gas Occupy Oakland protesters
Oakland protesters shut down port
Occupy strike descends into chaos
Pilot dies in crash near Oakland airport
Death of patient during labor dispute
MythBusters stunt damages home, car
Raiders owner Davis dead at 82
Mehserle released from custody
Family shot while feeding homeless
Solyndra goes bankrupt, sheds 1,100 jobs
West Santa Clara County
Steve Jobs takes medical leave
Schmidt to step down as Google CEO
Google mgr helped spark Egypt revolt
LinkedIn soars 90% in debut
Steve Jobs quits as Apple chief
Yahoo fires CEO Bartz
Apple co-founder Steve Jobs dies
3 dead, 7 wounded in shootings
Google mgr helped spark Egypt revolt
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3 dead, 7 wounded in shootings
Steve Jobs takes medical leave
Texas Instruments buying Nat Semi
Google in $12.5bn Motorola Mobility deal
Steve Jobs quits as Apple chief
Apple co-founder Steve Jobs dies
Oakland
Oakland protesters shut down port
Mehserle released from custody
Family shot while feeding homeless
Occupy strike descends into chaos
500 show up at Occupy Oakland protest
Police tear gas Occupy Oakland protesters
Occupy strike descends into chaos
Pilot dies in crash near Oakland airport
Death of patient during labor dispute
Raiders owner Davis dead at 82
Mehserle released from custody
Family shot while feeding homeless
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San Jose Your ad is here
3 people dead in nightclub shooting
Killer shot wife, her friend, then himself
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Car hits nursing home, 2 dead, 5 injured
Canucks edge Sharks to reach Cup finals
3 people dead in nightclub shooting
Killer shot wife, her friend, then himself
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Cupertino
Steve Jobs takes medical leave
Steve Jobs quits as Apple chief
Apple co-founder Steve Jobs dies
3 dead, 7 wounded in shootings
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3 dead, 7 wounded in shootings
Steve Jobs takes medical leave
Steve Jobs quits as Apple chief
Apple co-founder Steve Jobs dies
Tri Valley (680)
New BART station opens
Danville cop busted in corruption scandal
Co-defendant: Cop ran brothel
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Walnut Creek teen rafters found dead
MythBusters stunt damages home, car
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Apple
Steve Jobs takes medical leave
Steve Jobs quits as Apple chief
Apple co-founder Steve Jobs dies
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Steve Jobs takes medical leave
Steve Jobs quits as Apple chief
Apple co-founder Steve Jobs dies
Peninsula
Obama meets with Silicon Valley tech elite
Whitman replaces Apotheker as HP CEO
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Obama meets with Silicon Valley tech elite
Tsunami warning closes local beaches
Pregnant woman killed in pit bull attack
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Obama meets with Silicon Valley tech elite
Whitman replaces Apotheker as HP CEO
Mountain View
Schmidt to step down as Google CEO
Google mgr helped spark Egypt revolt
LinkedIn soars 90% in debut
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Google in $12.5bn Motorola Mobility deal
SF Downtown Your ad is here
Officers kill armed man on train platform
Protesters demonstrate against BART
S.F. police raid Occupy camp, arrest 70
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Officers kill armed man on train platform
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Danville cop busted in corruption scandal
Co-defendant: Cop ran brothel
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Walnut Creek teen rafters found dead
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Dublin Pleasanton Livermore
New BART station opens
Body found in search for missing student
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MythBusters stunt damages home, car
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SF City Hall Your ad is here Your ad is here
Lee tentatively named interim SF mayor
Ed Lee wins San Francisco mayor's race
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Google
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Google mgr helped spark Egypt revolt
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Google in $12.5bn Motorola Mobility deal

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  Lee tentatively named interim SF mayor  The supes has tentatively selected City Administrator Ed Lee as interim mayor, the first Asian-American mayor in San Francisco history 3 people dead in nightclub shooting   The Mexicali was open for business when someone from inside the bar called police, saying a man was trying to get into the bar with a gun Police chief named district attorney  George Gascon was sworn as San Francisco's new district attorney in what Mayor Gavin Newsom called his final mayoral act   Steve Jobs takes medical leave  Apple co-founder and CEO sent a note to employees saying he's taking a second medical leave of absence in two years so he can focus on his h... Schmidt to step down as Google CEO


January 2011 ... more > Top ^
Jan.1  Oakland  2 dead, 5 injured in 3 shootings in 6 hours
Jan.3  Oakland City Hall  Quan sworn in as Oakl first female mayor
 Stanford  Stanford Cardinal win Orange Bowl
Jan.4  East Oakland  Innocent bystander among 6 shot
Jan.7  49ers  49ers hire Harbaugh
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Jan.9   San Jose Downtown  
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Jan.16  West San Jose  2 dead in coffee shop murder-suicide
Jan.17   Apple  
Jan.20   Google  
  Eric Schmidt will step down from his role as CEO in April and be replaced by co-founder Larry Page. Schmidt will stay on as executive chairman.    Eric Schmidt will focus on deals, partnerships, customers and broader business relationships, government outreach and technolo...
Jan.23  Oakland Hills  Schools cop fatally shoots man Jan.29  SF Downtown  Marchers support Egypt uprising  Oakland  Oakland police kill intruder in Rockridge Jan.31   Fishermans Wharf   Two slain at shop; merchant held   Hong Ri Wu, the 56-year-old proprietor of a hole-in-the-wall store is a suspect in gunning down a man and a woman who worked at the shop next...

February 2011 ... more > Top ^
Feb.1   San Jose City Hall Department veteran becomed police chief
Feb.4  SF Castro  Residents worry after 4th fire in 2 days Feb.7   Google   Google mgr helped spark Egypt revolt  Wael Ghonim was detained for protesting against President Mubarak says he was behind the Facebook page that helped spark 'the revolution' Feb.8   Menlo Park Facebook moving from Palo Alto Feb.11  Oakland  Pandora Media plans for an IPO Feb.14   Chevron Huge fine in Amazon pollution case Feb.16  Berkeley  Welcome Gitmo detainees resolution fails Feb.17   Redwood City   Obama meets with Silicon Valley tech elite   President Barack Obama invited Steve Jobs, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, Oracle CEO Larry Ellison and Google CEO Eric Schmidt Feb.19   Dublin   New BART station opens   There is a lot of excitement in West Dublin and Pleasanton for commuters, who've been suffering along the I-580 and I-680 corridor Feb.20   Concord   Walnut Creek teen rafters found dead   Police today found the bodies of Matthew Miller, 16 and Gavin Powell, 17, who drowned while rafting in Walnut Creek and Concord during rain ... Feb.23  Novato  Authorities find body buried in backyard Feb.26  San Francisco  Snow appears in San Francisco

March 2011 ... more > Top ^
Mar.2  San Francisco  Steve Jobs unveils Apple's new iPad 2 Mar.3  UC Berkeley  Protesters chain themselves on UC ledge Mar.4  Richmond  84-year-old woman shoots intruder Mar.5   Danville   Danville cop busted in corruption scandal  Stephen Tanabe, 47, was arrested in connection with the investigation of a state drug agent who allegedly stole drugs from evidence lockers Mar.10   Golden Gate Bridge Teen survives plunge off GG Bridge
Mar.11   Half Moon Bay   Tsunami warning closes local beaches  The horrific tsunami that washed away buildings in Japan could be headed to California, with 2- to 5-foot waves possibly hitting local beach... Mar.13  Concord  BART train jumped off the tracks Mar.15   PG&E PG&E missing 8% gas line safety records Mar.17  Half Moon Bay  Hawaiian man killed surfing at Mavericks Mar.18  Santa Rosa  Thunderstorms blamed for small tornado Mar.21   San Francisco Barry Bonds perjury trial starts Mar.24   San Anselmo   Major storm slams Bay Area   Heavy winds and rain are triggering a mudslide, causing a tree to smash into a parked car, and spilling sewage onto a street Mar.28   San Francisco Witness: Bonds spoke of 'roids use

April 2011 ... more > Top ^
Apr.2   Giants   SF Giants fan hospitalized in LA
  A savage beating by two men outside Dodger Stadium left a fan in a medically-induced coma as police urged any witnesses
Apr.3   OAK   Pilot dies in crash near Oakland airport  A single-engine airplane crashed into San Francisco Bay this afternoon just after taking off from Oakland International Airport… Apr.4   Santa Clara   Texas Instruments buying Nat Semi  Texas Instruments Inc., the second-largest U.S. chipmaker, agreed to buy National Semiconductor Corp. for $6.5 billion Apr.5  Bay Area  Strong quarter for Bay Area stocks Apr.8   Fruitvale Popular restaurant owner robbed, killed
Apr.11   San Rafael Suspect in 4 murders held in County Jail  SF Bayview  4 teens held, 1 sought in S.F. boy's killing Apr.13   San Francisco     Ex-baseball star Barry Bonds guilty
  Former baseball star has been found guilty of obstruction of justice following a trial over whether he lied about having taken steroids.    The jury failed to reach a verdict on three perjury charges and a mistrial was declar...
Apr.14  BART  BART's Dugger quits with $1M severance Apr.20   Facebook   Obama visits Facebook, heads to SF
  President Obama likely has a few more 'friends' after a town hall at Facebook headquarters. The openness and accessibility praised by Obama.    Air Force One touched down e...
 Apple  Apple Inc. reports record-high earnings Apr.21   PG&E   PG&E CEO resigns in wake of blast  Chairman, chief executive and President Peter Darbee is stepping down following a 'challenging year' that included a natural gas pipeline ex...  Apple  Apple slammed over iPhone, iPad tracking Apr.22  San Jose  CEOs see hiring surge continuing Apr.24   Bay Area   Bay Area gas average is $4.22  The national average is now $3.88, but in San Francisco, the average is $4.22 which is similar to prices across the rest of the Bay Area Apr.25  Mountain View  SETI Institute suspends search for aliens   Oakland Downtown 2 killed, 5 injured in overnight shootings  San Jose  Thornton lifts Sharks into West semis Apr.26  Santa Rosa  3 hurt in chemical blast at firm   SF City Hall Greg Suhr named new S.F. police chief Apr.27  Warriors  Smart ousted after one season as coach

May 2011 ... more > Top ^
May.2   PG&E   PG&E to replace 1,600 SmartMeter  Pacific Gas & Electric will replace 1,600 SmartMeters due to a 'rare defect' that causes the wireless meters to run fast and inflate bills   San Francisco Bin Laden's death brings closure to families
May.4  San Francisco  7 arrested in death of German tourist  San Ramon  Officer arrested in task force probe  South of Market  6 injured in 4-alarm hotel blaze May.7  East San Jose  Two dead, 17-year-old injured in shooting May.9  SFO  Man tries to storm S.F.-bound cockpit May.11   SJSU   Killer shot wife, her friend, then himself   University and city police responded to the parking structure, where they found 3 people, including the shooter, who had sustained injuries May.12   SJ Arena Sharks clinch series with win over Wings May.13   Pleasant Hill   Co-defendant: Cop ran brothel  A Concord private investigator at the center of a law enforcement scandal admits he helped run a house of prostitution in Pleasant Hill May.14   San Francisco 8-year-old gets Botox May.15  Bernal Heights  2 dead, 1 wounded in S.F. shooting May.19  East Oakland  Police fatally shoot 2 men on street   LinkedIn   LinkedIn soars 90% in debut
  LinkedIn's stock more than doubled in its market debut because of investor demand for the first major social networking company to go public.    The LNKD stock traded at $103 at midday on the New York Stock Exchange. ...
May.21   Oakland Doomsday whoopla fizzles out May.22  Giants  Suspect detained in beating of Giants fan May.23  Danville  Police search for missing 15-year-old girl May.24   San Jose   Canucks edge Sharks to reach Cup finals  Bieksa scored 10:18 into the second OT and Vancouver with a 3-2 victory over the San Jose Sharks May.29   East Oakland 200 people dedicate Jonestown memorial

June 2011 ... more > Top ^
Jun.1  Google  'China hackers' hit Google e-mail Jun.2   Diamond Heights   Firefighter dies, second fighting for life
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  Lt. Vincent Perez, 48, died trying to extinguish a fire at a four-story home. Anthony Valerio, 53, was in critical condition and died later.    The firefighters reported experiencing a 'flash' as they battle...
 Antioch  Garridos sentenced in Dugard kidnapping Jun.5  East Palo Alto  Infant shot, killed, parents injured Jun.6  SF Downtown  Apple boss unveils iCloud service   Hayward     Case of missing student now homicide  Police say conclusive evidence in the case of a missing 26-year-old nursing student Michelle Le points to homicide Jun.9  Oakland  Yusuf Bey IV guilty of murder Jun.10  Western Addition  Thousands honor 2 SF firefighters Jun.11  San Jose  Mexican President Calderon speaks in SJ Jun.13   Oakland     Mehserle released from custody  Former BART police Officer Johannes Mehserle emerged quietly from a Los Angeles jail after serving half of a 2-year sentence Jun.14  Berkeley  Michelle Obama in the for two fundraisers Jun.15   Oakland Pandora IPO surges before mellowing out Jun.16  San Francisco  Muni metro lines shut down for hours Jun.25   West San Jose   Car hits nursing home, 2 dead, 5 injured   The crash occurred around 9:45 a.m. Saturday at the Amberwood Gardens Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center  SF Downtown  Five people have been injured in shooting

July 2011 ... more > Top ^
Jul.4   SF Downtown   Officers kill armed man on train platform   A man was armed with a knife. 2 BART officers arrived and then reported shooting the man. The man died at a hospital about an hour later  Iron Triangle  4 separate Richmond shootings, 3 dead Jul.8  East Oakland  6 injured in series of shootings, 1 died Jul.9   Iron Triangle Police investigate triple murder
Jul.14  Oakland  Burning body found on Rockridge street  San Francisco  1 dead, 4 hurt in UCSF shuttle bus crash Jul.16   SF Bayview   Police kill man in Bayview gun battle   The two officers encountered the man and chased him on foot. When the suspect shot at the officers, they returned fire Jul.18  Iron Triangle  2 dead, 1 wounded in Richmond shooting  Oakland  Clorox rejects Icahn plan for takeover Jul.19  Petaluma  Deputy 1 of 2 dead at domesting shooting Jul.27   East Oakland   Family shot while feeding homeless   A man is clinging to life after being shot in the head while feeding the homeless. His wife being and daughter was also struck by a bullets Jul.31  East Oakland  Violent Oakland night - boy, 2 others killed

August 2011 ... more > Top ^
Aug.8  East Oakland  3-year-old dies after being hit by drive-by   SF City Hall Ed Lee announces run for SF mayor
 PG&E  PG&E names Anthony F. Earley Jr. as CEO Aug.10  Apple  Apple ousts Exxon in US rich list Aug.11   Pacifica     Pregnant woman killed in pit bull attack   32-year-old pregnant Darla Napora's husband arrived home from work and found her injured from the attack and lying on the living room floor Aug.14  BART  BART defends cutting cellphone service Aug.15   Google   Google in $12.5bn Motorola Mobility deal   Internet giant Google has announced a deal to buy Motorola Mobility for $12.5bn. The boards of both companies had approved the deal  SF Downtown  Demonstration disrupts BART on commute Aug.17  Highway 580  Man barricaded in hotel ties up traffic Aug.20   Candlestick   2 shot in parking lot after 49ers game  2 men were shot and injured in the parking lot of Candlestick Park after a preseason NFL game between the 49ers and the Oakland Raiders Aug.22   SF Downtown   Protesters demonstrate against BART Map of Market Street San Francisco
  The second protest in 7 days to disrupt BART service during the commute; more than 100 demonstrators closed Market Street
Aug.24   Pinole Suspect shot dead; officer, guard hurt   Apple     Steve Jobs quits as Apple chief
  Apple founder Steve Jobs has resigned as chief executive of the technology giant and will be replaced by its chief operating officer Tim Cook.    The Silicon Valley legend, who underwent a liver transplant following cancer, said he could no longer meet his chief executive's duties. The 55-year-old become chairman ...
Aug.30  San Bruno  NTSB critical of PG&E in investigation Aug.31   Fremont   Solyndra goes bankrupt, sheds 1,100 jobs
  Solyndra blamed and over supply of solar panels, falling prices and tight credit for its problems along with foreign competition


September 2011 ... more > Top ^
Sep.3  Bernal Heights  Police help Apple hunt for missing iPhone Sep.6   Yahoo   Yahoo fires CEO Bartz
  Yahoo's chief executive Carol Bartz has been fired by the internet company after two-and-a-half years in the top job.    Bartz was removed by the board of directors, effective immediately. Tim Morse, chief financial officer, will take ...
Sep.12  East Oakland  Two dead in fire may have been stabbed Sep.13  San Jose Downtown  Police detonate 8 explosives found Sep.14  Fremont  White House 'rushed' Solyndra's loan Sep.17   San Jose Downtown Woman's body found in crime spree   Sunol     Body found in search for missing student   A body was found in a remote area during a search by family members and volunteers for missing nursing student Michelle Le Sep.19  SF Bayview  S.F. woman stabs home intruder to death Sep.22   HP   Whitman replaces Apotheker as HP CEO  Former eBay CEO Meg Whitman is replacing a CEO who spent just 11 months on the job with stock dropped almost 50 percent during that time Sep.25  Giants  Giants eliminated from playoff chase   Oakland   Death of patient during labor dispute   66-year-old died after at Alta Bates Summit Medical Center what's being described as a 'medical error' by a replacement nurse Sep.26   Mountain View Obama appearing at town hall Sep.28  East Palo Alto  Child struck and killed by a vehicle Sep.30  Discovery Bay  35 injuried in Amtrak crash

October 2011 ... more > Top ^
Oct.1  East Oakland  Three killed in crash Oct.2   San Leandro 3 dead, 3 wounded in party shooting
Oct.4   UC Berkeley UC Berkeley physics prof wins Nobel Prize   Apple   Apple unveils refreshed iPhone 4S  Apple has unveiled the latest iteration in its iPhone range, but there was no sign of the widely rumoured iPhone 5 Oct.5   Cupertino   3 dead, 7 wounded in shootings Map of 24001 Stevens Creek Blvd Cupertino
  A disgruntled employee at a quarry opened fire on other workers early this morning during a shift-change meeting before escaping.    The first shooting happened at about 4 a.m. at the Lehigh Southwest Cement Permanente Plant, a limestone-mining operation and cemen...
  Apple     Apple co-founder Steve Jobs dies
  Former chief executive and co-founder of US technology giant Apple Steve Jobs has died, the company says. He was 56
 Jobs announced he was suffering from pancreatic cancer in 2004. Jobs introduced the colourful iMac computer, the iPod and the iPhone to the world. He was indistinguishable from his company, which he co-founded in the 1970s
Oct.6  Sunnyvale  Deputies kill Cupertino killings suspect Oct.8   Oakland   Raiders owner Davis dead at 82  Davis' willingness to buck the establishment that helped turn the NFL into the most successful sports league in American history Oct.10   Oakland City Hall     500 show up at Occupy Oakland protest  The demonstration. It comes on the heels of the protests in San Francisco and San Jose Oct.12  SF Downtown  Protest blocks Wells Fargo HQ entrance   Oakland Downtown 2 Amtrak trains collide injuring 18
Oct.14  Apple  Apple faithful line up for the iPhone 4S Oct.15   South San Jose     Biker slain at Hells Angels' funeral   Steve Tausan, 52, was shot while Hells Angels were attending a funeral for Jeffrey Pettigrew, the president of the San Jose chapter Oct.18  Apple  Apple full-year profits rise 85% Oct.20  UC Berkeley  4.0 quake hits East Bay Oct.22   Oakland Downtown Hundreds march anti-Wall Street protest Oct.24  Netflix  Netflix loses 800,000 subscribers Oct.25  Oakland Downtown  Police dismantle 'Occupy Oakland' tent city   South of Market Obama visits Bay Area for brief fundraiser   Oakland Downtown     Police tear gas Occupy Oakland protesters Map of Frank Ogawa Plaza Oakland
  Police fired tear gas tonight into a crowd of several hundred protesters backing the movement who had sought to retake an encampment
 Several hundred "Occupy Oakland" protesters are marching down the streets of Oakland
Oct.27  Oakland City Hall  Oakland board votes to close 5 schools  Oakland Downtown  Occupy protesters regroup - Iraq vet hurt

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Nov.2   Oakland Workers, students join Occupy rally
  Port of Oakland   Oakland protesters shut down port   Thousands of anti-corporate protesters shut down one of the busiest ports. The maritime operations had effectively halted Nov.3   Oakland Downtown     Occupy strike descends into chaos
  Masked vandals shattered windows, set fires and plastered businesses with graffiti before police moved in, dispersing crowds with tear gas
 The street clashes hospitalized three protesters and left several officers with minor injuries. Dozens of protesters took over a vacant 2-story building at 16th Street and Broadway
Nov.9   SF City Hall     Ed Lee wins San Francisco mayor's race
  Ed Lee has been declared the winner of the mayor's race with 61.21 percent of the vote.    Lee, a former city administrator, replaced then-Mayor Ga...
Nov.10   Oakland Downtown Shots fired near 'Occupy', one dead   Pittsburg Triple murder-suicide in foreclosed home Nov.14  Oakland Downtown  Cops raid Occupy Oakland for second time Nov.15  UC Berkeley  Thousands gather for Occupy Cal protest Nov.16  SF Downtown  95 Occupy protesters arrested Nov.17   Vallejo Cop killed by suspected bank robber Nov.19   Berkeley Fire destroyed 4-story apt building Nov.20  Candlestick  Niners run streak to 8 Nov.21   Oakland Downtown Police clear city's last Occupy camp Nov.25  San Leandro  Black Friday shopper shot in robbery   SF Downtown Police, demonstrators square off Nov.28   West Oakland 8 shot - police seek multiple suspects

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Dec.3  SF Downtown  Another weekend Occupy protest hits SF Dec.6   Dublin   MythBusters stunt damages home, car   A projectile launched from the Alameda County firing range at Camp Parks during a taping for the show Dec.7   SF Downtown     S.F. police raid Occupy camp, arrest 70   Officers, deputies, firefighters and public works crews converged on the camp at about 1:30 a.m. and gave protesters five minutes to clear o... Dec.11  UC Berkeley  1,700-gallon fuel spill into creek Dec.12   Port of Oakland   Group stops trucks at Oakland ports   Triumphant protesters marched and rallied and celebrated outside the port after derailing the evening shift at the nation's fifth-busiest po... Dec.16  San Francisco  Zynga rakes in $1 billion in IPO, stock fall  San Francisco  Bonds gets 30-day home sentence Dec.19  San Francisco  SF philanthropist Warren Hellman has died   Candlestick 49ers game delayed a second time
 Bay Bridge  Bay Bridge crews to begin stringing cables Dec.22   Western Addition 5-alarm fire engulfs apartments, hurts two Dec.23  Richmond  Shots fired into air at Hilltop Mall shoe sale Dec.30  SF Zoo  Squirrel monkey stolen from SF Zoo Dec.31  East Oakland  Boy, 5, shot and killed



Walnut Creek teen rafters found dead   Police today found the bodies of Matthew Miller, 16 and Gavin Powell, 17, who drowned while rafting in Walnut Creek and Concord during rain ... Teen survives plunge off GG Bridge Tsunami warning closes local beaches  The horrific tsunami that washed away buildings in Japan could be headed to California, with 2- to 5-foot waves possibly hitting local beach... Major storm slams Bay Area   Heavy winds and rain are triggering a mudslide, causing a tree to smash into a parked car, and spilling sewage onto a street Pilot dies in crash near Oakland airport  A single-engine airplane crashed into San Francisco Bay this afternoon just after taking off from Oakland International Airport… 8-year-old gets Botox Firefighter dies, second fighting for life Map of 133 Berkeley Way San Francisco




SF Bay Area, Top Stories, 2011 Accidents Timeline ... See Bay Area Accidents timeline, World Accidents timeline Top ^
2011
Jan.16  West San Jose  2 dead in coffee shop murder-suicide
Feb.4  SF Castro  Residents worry after 4th fire in 2 days
Feb.20   Concord
Feb.23  Novato  Authorities find body buried in backyard
Feb.26  San Francisco  Snow appears in San Francisco
Mar.10   Golden Gate Bridge
Mar.11   Half Moon Bay
Mar.13  Concord  BART train jumped off the tracks
Mar.17  Half Moon Bay  Hawaiian man killed surfing at Mavericks
Mar.18  Santa Rosa  Thunderstorms blamed for small tornado
Mar.24   San Anselmo
Apr.3   OAK
Apr.26  Santa Rosa  3 hurt in chemical blast at firm
May.4  South of Market  6 injured in 4-alarm hotel blaze
May.14   San Francisco
May.23  Danville  Police search for missing 15-year-old girl
Jun.2   Diamond Heights
  Lt. Vincent Perez, 48, died trying to extinguish a fire at a four-story home. Anthony Valerio, 53, was in critical condition and died later.    The firefighters reported experiencing a 'flash' as they battle...
Jun.6   Hayward   Case of missing student now homicide  Police say conclusive evidence in the case of a missing 26-year-old nursing student Michelle Le points to homicide Jun.10  Western Addition  Thousands honor 2 SF firefighters Jun.16  San Francisco  Muni metro lines shut down for hours Jun.25   West San Jose Car hits nursing home, 2 dead, 5 injured   The crash occurred around 9:45 a.m. Saturday at the Amberwood Gardens Skilled Nursing and Rehabilitation Center Jul.14  Oakland  Burning body found on Rockridge street Jul.14  San Francisco  1 dead, 4 hurt in UCSF shuttle bus crash Aug.11   Pacifica   Pregnant woman killed in pit bull attack   32-year-old pregnant Darla Napora's husband arrived home from work and found her injured from the attack and lying on the living room floor Aug.17  Highway 580  Man barricaded in hotel ties up traffic Sep.25   Oakland Death of patient during labor dispute   66-year-old died after at Alta Bates Summit Medical Center what's being described as a 'medical error' by a replacement nurse Sep.28  East Palo Alto  Child struck and killed by a vehicle Sep.30  Discovery Bay  35 injuried in Amtrak crash Oct.1  East Oakland  Three killed in crash Oct.12   Oakland Downtown 2 Amtrak trains collide injuring 18 Oct.20  UC Berkeley  4.0 quake hits East Bay Nov.10   Pittsburg Triple murder-suicide in foreclosed home Nov.19   Berkeley Fire destroyed 4-story apt building Dec.6   Dublin MythBusters stunt damages home, car   A projectile launched from the Alameda County firing range at Camp Parks during a taping for the show Dec.11  UC Berkeley  1,700-gallon fuel spill into creek Dec.19   Candlestick 49ers game delayed a second time Dec.22   Western Addition 5-alarm fire engulfs apartments, hurts two Dec.30  SF Zoo  Squirrel monkey stolen from SF Zoo



SF Bay Area, Top Stories, 2011 Science & Education Timeline ... See Bay Area Science & Education timeline, World Science & Education timeline Top ^
2011 Jan.23  Oakland Hills  Schools cop fatally shoots man Mar.3  UC Berkeley  Protesters chain themselves on UC ledge Apr.25  Mountain View  SETI Institute suspends search for aliens Oct.4   UC Berkeley UC Berkeley physics prof wins Nobel Prize
Oct.27  Oakland City Hall  Oakland board votes to close 5 schools Nov.15  UC Berkeley  Thousands gather for Occupy Cal protest



SF Bay Area, Top Stories, 2011 Business Timeline ... See Bay Area Business timeline, World Business timeline Top ^
2011 Jan.17   Apple   Steve Jobs takes medical leave  Apple co-founder and CEO sent a note to employees saying he's taking a second medical leave of absence in two years so he can focus on his h... Jan.20   Google Schmidt to step down as Google CEO
  Eric Schmidt will step down from his role as CEO in April and be replaced by co-founder Larry Page. Schmidt will stay on as executive chairman.    Eric Schmidt will focus on deals, partnerships, customers and broader business relationships, government outreach and technolo...
Jan.31   Fishermans Wharf Two slain at shop; merchant held   Hong Ri Wu, the 56-year-old proprietor of a hole-in-the-wall store is a suspect in gunning down a man and a woman who worked at the shop next... Feb.7   Google Google mgr helped spark Egypt revolt  Wael Ghonim was detained for protesting against President Mubarak says he was behind the Facebook page that helped spark 'the revolution' Feb.8   Menlo Park Facebook moving from Palo Alto
Feb.11  Oakland  Pandora Media plans for an IPO Feb.14   Chevron Huge fine in Amazon pollution case Feb.17   Redwood City Obama meets with Silicon Valley tech elite   President Barack Obama invited Steve Jobs, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, Oracle CEO Larry Ellison and Google CEO Eric Schmidt Feb.19   Dublin New BART station opens   There is a lot of excitement in West Dublin and Pleasanton for commuters, who've been suffering along the I-580 and I-680 corridor Mar.2  San Francisco  Steve Jobs unveils Apple's new iPad 2 Mar.15   PG&E PG&E missing 8% gas line safety records Apr.4   Santa Clara Texas Instruments buying Nat Semi  Texas Instruments Inc., the second-largest U.S. chipmaker, agreed to buy National Semiconductor Corp. for $6.5 billion Apr.5  Bay Area  Strong quarter for Bay Area stocks Apr.14  BART  BART's Dugger quits with $1M severance Apr.20  Apple  Apple Inc. reports record-high earnings Apr.21   PG&E PG&E CEO resigns in wake of blast  Chairman, chief executive and President Peter Darbee is stepping down following a 'challenging year' that included a natural gas pipeline ex... Apr.22  San Jose  CEOs see hiring surge continuing Apr.24   Bay Area Bay Area gas average is $4.22  The national average is now $3.88, but in San Francisco, the average is $4.22 which is similar to prices across the rest of the Bay Area May.2   PG&E PG&E to replace 1,600 SmartMeter  Pacific Gas & Electric will replace 1,600 SmartMeters due to a 'rare defect' that causes the wireless meters to run fast and inflate bills May.19   LinkedIn LinkedIn soars 90% in debut
  LinkedIn's stock more than doubled in its market debut because of investor demand for the first major social networking company to go public.    The LNKD stock traded at $103 at midday on the New York Stock Exchange. ...
Jun.6  SF Downtown  Apple boss unveils iCloud service Jun.15   Oakland Pandora IPO surges before mellowing out
Jul.18  Oakland  Clorox rejects Icahn plan for takeover Aug.8  PG&E  PG&E names Anthony F. Earley Jr. as CEO Aug.10  Apple  Apple ousts Exxon in US rich list Aug.15   Google Google in $12.5bn Motorola Mobility deal   Internet giant Google has announced a deal to buy Motorola Mobility for $12.5bn. The boards of both companies had approved the deal Aug.24   Apple   Steve Jobs quits as Apple chief
  Apple founder Steve Jobs has resigned as chief executive of the technology giant and will be replaced by its chief operating officer Tim Cook.    The Silicon Valley legend, who underwent a liver transplant following cancer, said he could no longer meet his chief executive's duties. The 55-year-old become chairman ...
Aug.31   Fremont Solyndra goes bankrupt, sheds 1,100 jobs
  Solyndra blamed and over supply of solar panels, falling prices and tight credit for its problems along with foreign competition
Sep.3  Bernal Heights  Police help Apple hunt for missing iPhone Sep.6   Yahoo Yahoo fires CEO Bartz
  Yahoo's chief executive Carol Bartz has been fired by the internet company after two-and-a-half years in the top job.    Bartz was removed by the board of directors, effective immediately. Tim Morse, chief financial officer, will take ...
Sep.14  Fremont  White House 'rushed' Solyndra's loan Sep.22   HP Whitman replaces Apotheker as HP CEO  Former eBay CEO Meg Whitman is replacing a CEO who spent just 11 months on the job with stock dropped almost 50 percent during that time Sep.25   Oakland Death of patient during labor dispute   66-year-old died after at Alta Bates Summit Medical Center what's being described as a 'medical error' by a replacement nurse Oct.4   Apple Apple unveils refreshed iPhone 4S  Apple has unveiled the latest iteration in its iPhone range, but there was no sign of the widely rumoured iPhone 5 Oct.5   Apple   Apple co-founder Steve Jobs dies
  Former chief executive and co-founder of US technology giant Apple Steve Jobs has died, the company says. He was 56
 Jobs announced he was suffering from pancreatic cancer in 2004. Jobs introduced the colourful iMac computer, the iPod and the iPhone to the world. He was indistinguishable from his company, which he co-founded in the 1970s
Oct.12  SF Downtown  Protest blocks Wells Fargo HQ entrance Oct.14  Apple  Apple faithful line up for the iPhone 4S Oct.18  Apple  Apple full-year profits rise 85% Oct.24  Netflix  Netflix loses 800,000 subscribers Nov.2   Port of Oakland Oakland protesters shut down port   Thousands of anti-corporate protesters shut down one of the busiest ports. The maritime operations had effectively halted Nov.16  SF Downtown  95 Occupy protesters arrested Nov.25  San Leandro  Black Friday shopper shot in robbery Dec.6   Dublin MythBusters stunt damages home, car   A projectile launched from the Alameda County firing range at Camp Parks during a taping for the show Dec.12   Port of Oakland Group stops trucks at Oakland ports   Triumphant protesters marched and rallied and celebrated outside the port after derailing the evening shift at the nation's fifth-busiest po... Dec.16  San Francisco  Zynga rakes in $1 billion in IPO, stock fall Dec.19  San Francisco  SF philanthropist Warren Hellman has died Dec.19  Bay Bridge  Bay Bridge crews to begin stringing cables Dec.23  Richmond  Shots fired into air at Hilltop Mall shoe sale



SF Bay Area, Top Stories, 2011 Sports Timeline ... See Bay Area Sports timeline, World Sports timeline Top ^
2011 Jan.3  Stanford  Stanford Cardinal win Orange Bowl Jan.7  49ers  49ers hire Harbaugh Mar.17  Half Moon Bay  Hawaiian man killed surfing at Mavericks Mar.21   San Francisco Barry Bonds perjury trial starts Mar.28   San Francisco Witness: Bonds spoke of 'roids use Apr.2   Giants SF Giants fan hospitalized in LA
  A savage beating by two men outside Dodger Stadium left a fan in a medically-induced coma as police urged any witnesses
Apr.13   San Francisco   Ex-baseball star Barry Bonds guilty
  Former baseball star has been found guilty of obstruction of justice following a trial over whether he lied about having taken steroids.    The jury failed to reach a verdict on three perjury charges and a mistrial was declar...
Apr.25  San Jose  Thornton lifts Sharks into West semis Apr.27  Warriors  Smart ousted after one season as coach May.12   SJ Arena Sharks clinch series with win over Wings May.22  Giants  Suspect detained in beating of Giants fan May.24   San Jose Canucks edge Sharks to reach Cup finals  Bieksa scored 10:18 into the second OT and Vancouver with a 3-2 victory over the San Jose Sharks Aug.20   Candlestick 2 shot in parking lot after 49ers game  2 men were shot and injured in the parking lot of Candlestick Park after a preseason NFL game between the 49ers and the Oakland Raiders Sep.25  Giants  Giants eliminated from playoff chase Oct.8   Oakland Raiders owner Davis dead at 82  Davis' willingness to buck the establishment that helped turn the NFL into the most successful sports league in American history Nov.20  Candlestick  Niners run streak to 8 Dec.16  San Francisco  Bonds gets 30-day home sentence Dec.19   Candlestick 49ers game delayed a second time



SF Bay Area, Top Stories, 2011 Crime Timeline ... See Bay Area Crime timeline, World Crime timeline Top ^
2011 Jan.1  Oakland  2 dead, 5 injured in 3 shootings in 6 hours Jan.4  East Oakland  Innocent bystander among 6 shot Jan.9   San Jose Downtown 3 people dead in nightclub shooting   The Mexicali was open for business when someone from inside the bar called police, saying a man was trying to get into the bar with a gun Jan.16  West San Jose  2 dead in coffee shop murder-suicide Jan.23  Oakland Hills  Schools cop fatally shoots man Jan.29  Oakland  Oakland police kill intruder in Rockridge Jan.31   Fishermans Wharf Two slain at shop; merchant held   Hong Ri Wu, the 56-year-old proprietor of a hole-in-the-wall store is a suspect in gunning down a man and a woman who worked at the shop next... Feb.4  SF Castro  Residents worry after 4th fire in 2 days Feb.23  Novato  Authorities find body buried in backyard Mar.4  Richmond  84-year-old woman shoots intruder Mar.5   Danville Danville cop busted in corruption scandal  Stephen Tanabe, 47, was arrested in connection with the investigation of a state drug agent who allegedly stole drugs from evidence lockers Mar.21   San Francisco Barry Bonds perjury trial starts
Mar.28   San Francisco Witness: Bonds spoke of 'roids use Apr.2   Giants SF Giants fan hospitalized in LA
  A savage beating by two men outside Dodger Stadium left a fan in a medically-induced coma as police urged any witnesses
Apr.8   Fruitvale Popular restaurant owner robbed, killed Apr.11   San Rafael Suspect in 4 murders held in County Jail Apr.11  SF Bayview  4 teens held, 1 sought in S.F. boy's killing Apr.13   San Francisco   Ex-baseball star Barry Bonds guilty
  Former baseball star has been found guilty of obstruction of justice following a trial over whether he lied about having taken steroids.    The jury failed to reach a verdict on three perjury charges and a mistrial was declar...
Apr.25   Oakland Downtown 2 killed, 5 injured in overnight shootings May.2   San Francisco Bin Laden's death brings closure to families May.4  San Francisco  7 arrested in death of German tourist May.4  San Ramon  Officer arrested in task force probe May.7  East San Jose  Two dead, 17-year-old injured in shooting May.9  SFO  Man tries to storm S.F.-bound cockpit May.11   SJSU Killer shot wife, her friend, then himself   University and city police responded to the parking structure, where they found 3 people, including the shooter, who had sustained injuries May.13   Pleasant Hill Co-defendant: Cop ran brothel  A Concord private investigator at the center of a law enforcement scandal admits he helped run a house of prostitution in Pleasant Hill May.15  Bernal Heights  2 dead, 1 wounded in S.F. shooting May.19  East Oakland  Police fatally shoot 2 men on street May.22  Giants  Suspect detained in beating of Giants fan Jun.1  Google  'China hackers' hit Google e-mail Jun.2  Antioch  Garridos sentenced in Dugard kidnapping Jun.5  East Palo Alto  Infant shot, killed, parents injured Jun.6   Hayward   Case of missing student now homicide  Police say conclusive evidence in the case of a missing 26-year-old nursing student Michelle Le points to homicide Jun.9  Oakland  Yusuf Bey IV guilty of murder Jun.13   Oakland   Mehserle released from custody  Former BART police Officer Johannes Mehserle emerged quietly from a Los Angeles jail after serving half of a 2-year sentence Jun.25  SF Downtown  Five people have been injured in shooting Jul.4   SF Downtown Officers kill armed man on train platform   A man was armed with a knife. 2 BART officers arrived and then reported shooting the man. The man died at a hospital about an hour later Jul.4  Iron Triangle  4 separate Richmond shootings, 3 dead Jul.8  East Oakland  6 injured in series of shootings, 1 died Jul.9   Iron Triangle Police investigate triple murder Jul.14  Oakland  Burning body found on Rockridge street Jul.16   SF Bayview Police kill man in Bayview gun battle   The two officers encountered the man and chased him on foot. When the suspect shot at the officers, they returned fire Jul.18  Iron Triangle  2 dead, 1 wounded in Richmond shooting Jul.19  Petaluma  Deputy 1 of 2 dead at domesting shooting Jul.27   East Oakland Family shot while feeding homeless   A man is clinging to life after being shot in the head while feeding the homeless. His wife being and daughter was also struck by a bullets Jul.31  East Oakland  Violent Oakland night - boy, 2 others killed Aug.8  East Oakland  3-year-old dies after being hit by drive-by Aug.17  Highway 580  Man barricaded in hotel ties up traffic Aug.20   Candlestick 2 shot in parking lot after 49ers game  2 men were shot and injured in the parking lot of Candlestick Park after a preseason NFL game between the 49ers and the Oakland Raiders Aug.24   Pinole Suspect shot dead; officer, guard hurt Sep.3  Bernal Heights  Police help Apple hunt for missing iPhone Sep.12  East Oakland  Two dead in fire may have been stabbed Sep.13  San Jose Downtown  Police detonate 8 explosives found Sep.17   San Jose Downtown Woman's body found in crime spree Sep.17   Sunol   Body found in search for missing student   A body was found in a remote area during a search by family members and volunteers for missing nursing student Michelle Le Sep.19  SF Bayview  S.F. woman stabs home intruder to death Oct.2   San Leandro 3 dead, 3 wounded in party shooting Oct.5   Cupertino 3 dead, 7 wounded in shootings Map of 24001 Stevens Creek Blvd Cupertino
  A disgruntled employee at a quarry opened fire on other workers early this morning during a shift-change meeting before escaping.    The first shooting happened at about 4 a.m. at the Lehigh Southwest Cement Permanente Plant, a limestone-mining operation and cemen...
Oct.6  Sunnyvale  Deputies kill Cupertino killings suspect Oct.15   South San Jose   Biker slain at Hells Angels' funeral   Steve Tausan, 52, was shot while Hells Angels were attending a funeral for Jeffrey Pettigrew, the president of the San Jose chapter Nov.3   Oakland Downtown   Occupy strike descends into chaos
  Masked vandals shattered windows, set fires and plastered businesses with graffiti before police moved in, dispersing crowds with tear gas
 The street clashes hospitalized three protesters and left several officers with minor injuries. Dozens of protesters took over a vacant 2-story building at 16th Street and Broadway
Nov.10   Oakland Downtown Shots fired near 'Occupy', one dead Nov.10   Pittsburg Triple murder-suicide in foreclosed home Nov.17   Vallejo Cop killed by suspected bank robber Nov.25  San Leandro  Black Friday shopper shot in robbery Nov.28   West Oakland 8 shot - police seek multiple suspects Dec.16  San Francisco  Bonds gets 30-day home sentence Dec.23  Richmond  Shots fired into air at Hilltop Mall shoe sale Dec.30  SF Zoo  Squirrel monkey stolen from SF Zoo Dec.31  East Oakland  Boy, 5, shot and killed



SF Bay Area, Top Stories, 2011 Politics Timeline ... See Bay Area Politics timeline, World Politics timeline Top ^
2011 Jan.3  Oakland City Hall  Quan sworn in as Oakl first female mayor Jan.7   SF City Hall   Lee tentatively named interim SF mayor  The supes has tentatively selected City Administrator Ed Lee as interim mayor, the first Asian-American mayor in San Francisco history Jan.9   SF City Hall Police chief named district attorney  George Gascon was sworn as San Francisco's new district attorney in what Mayor Gavin Newsom called his final mayoral act Jan.29  SF Downtown  Marchers support Egypt uprising Feb.1   San Jose City Hall Department veteran becomed police chief
Feb.7   Google Google mgr helped spark Egypt revolt  Wael Ghonim was detained for protesting against President Mubarak says he was behind the Facebook page that helped spark 'the revolution' Feb.14   Chevron Huge fine in Amazon pollution case Feb.16  Berkeley  Welcome Gitmo detainees resolution fails Feb.17   Redwood City Obama meets with Silicon Valley tech elite   President Barack Obama invited Steve Jobs, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, Oracle CEO Larry Ellison and Google CEO Eric Schmidt Mar.3  UC Berkeley  Protesters chain themselves on UC ledge Apr.20   Facebook Obama visits Facebook, heads to SF
  President Obama likely has a few more 'friends' after a town hall at Facebook headquarters. The openness and accessibility praised by Obama.    Air Force One touched down e...
Apr.21  Apple  Apple slammed over iPhone, iPad tracking Apr.26   SF City Hall Greg Suhr named new S.F. police chief May.4  San Ramon  Officer arrested in task force probe May.21   Oakland Doomsday whoopla fizzles out May.29   East Oakland 200 people dedicate Jonestown memorial Jun.1  Google  'China hackers' hit Google e-mail Jun.10  Western Addition  Thousands honor 2 SF firefighters Jun.11  San Jose  Mexican President Calderon speaks in SJ Jun.14  Berkeley  Michelle Obama in the for two fundraisers Aug.8   SF City Hall Ed Lee announces run for SF mayor Aug.14  BART  BART defends cutting cellphone service Aug.15  SF Downtown  Demonstration disrupts BART on commute Aug.22   SF Downtown Protesters demonstrate against BART Map of Market Street San Francisco
  The second protest in 7 days to disrupt BART service during the commute; more than 100 demonstrators closed Market Street
Aug.30  San Bruno  NTSB critical of PG&E in investigation Sep.14  Fremont  White House 'rushed' Solyndra's loan Sep.26   Mountain View Obama appearing at town hall Oct.10   Oakland City Hall   500 show up at Occupy Oakland protest  The demonstration. It comes on the heels of the protests in San Francisco and San Jose Oct.12  SF Downtown  Protest blocks Wells Fargo HQ entrance Oct.22   Oakland Downtown Hundreds march anti-Wall Street protest Oct.25  Oakland Downtown  Police dismantle 'Occupy Oakland' tent city Oct.25   South of Market Obama visits Bay Area for brief fundraiser Oct.25   Oakland Downtown   Police tear gas Occupy Oakland protesters Map of Frank Ogawa Plaza Oakland
  Police fired tear gas tonight into a crowd of several hundred protesters backing the movement who had sought to retake an encampment
 Several hundred "Occupy Oakland" protesters are marching down the streets of Oakland
Oct.27  Oakland City Hall  Oakland board votes to close 5 schools Oct.27  Oakland Downtown  Occupy protesters regroup - Iraq vet hurt Nov.2   Oakland Workers, students join Occupy rally Nov.2   Port of Oakland Oakland protesters shut down port   Thousands of anti-corporate protesters shut down one of the busiest ports. The maritime operations had effectively halted Nov.3   Oakland Downtown   Occupy strike descends into chaos
  Masked vandals shattered windows, set fires and plastered businesses with graffiti before police moved in, dispersing crowds with tear gas
 The street clashes hospitalized three protesters and left several officers with minor injuries. Dozens of protesters took over a vacant 2-story building at 16th Street and Broadway
Nov.9   SF City Hall   Ed Lee wins San Francisco mayor's race
  Ed Lee has been declared the winner of the mayor's race with 61.21 percent of the vote.    Lee, a former city administrator, replaced then-Mayor Ga...
Nov.14  Oakland Downtown  Cops raid Occupy Oakland for second time Nov.15  UC Berkeley  Thousands gather for Occupy Cal protest Nov.16  SF Downtown  95 Occupy protesters arrested Nov.21   Oakland Downtown Police clear city's last Occupy camp Nov.25   SF Downtown Police, demonstrators square off Dec.3  SF Downtown  Another weekend Occupy protest hits SF Dec.7   SF Downtown   S.F. police raid Occupy camp, arrest 70   Officers, deputies, firefighters and public works crews converged on the camp at about 1:30 a.m. and gave protesters five minutes to clear o... Dec.12   Port of Oakland Group stops trucks at Oakland ports   Triumphant protesters marched and rallied and celebrated outside the port after derailing the evening shift at the nation's fifth-busiest po...