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1. 01-05 Brain-dead Jahi McMath released to her family
C. 01-21 BART police officer fatally shot by fellow officer 6450 Dougherty Road, Dublin
D. 02-19 Facebook buys WhatsApp in $19 billion deal Mountain View
E. 03-26 State Sen. Yee indicted on public corruption charges San Francisco
5. 04-21 Experts stunned by local boy's Hawaii flight in wheel well SJC
6. 04-27 2 small planes collide above San Pablo Bay, Coast Guard search under way Point San Pablo, Richmond
08-11 Robin Williams found dead at his home Paradise Drive, Tiburon
8. 08-24 Governor Brown issued emergency for South Napa quake American Canyon, Napa
J. 09-18 Larry Ellison is stepping down as Oracle CEO Oracle

Summary.     Click for More >   Governor Brown issued emergency for South Napa quake   The 6.1 earthquake was reported at 3:20 a.m. about three miles northwest of American Canyon Larry Ellison is stepping down as Oracle CEO Giants win third World Series title in 5 years  Madison Bumgarner is throwing five innings on two days rest to preserve a one-run lead, to beat the Royals 3-2 in Game 7 Dave Cortese conceded close San Jose mayor's race Coliseum–Oakland International Airport line opened Oakland freeway blocked on second night of Ferguson protests   A second day of protests in reaction to a Missouri grand jury’s decision quickly escalated into another freeway blockade Storm bringing torrential rains and hurricane force winds  The storm has brought some of the windiest and rainiest conditions to the region in more than 5 years. More than 90,000 people are without p... Police protesters smash windows, vandalize Christmas tree
Brain-dead Jahi McMath released to her family BART police officer fatally shot by fellow officer Facebook buys WhatsApp in $19 billion deal State Sen. Yee indicted on public corruption charges Experts stunned by local boy's Hawaii flight in wheel well 2 small planes collide above San Pablo Bay, Coast Guard search under way Robin Williams found dead at his home Map of Paradise Drive Tiburon
Jan.2  Pacific Heights  Suspicious fire scorches SF Chinese Consulate door
Jan.5   Oakland
Jan.10  Alameda County  Flu deaths in the Bay Area up to 11
Jan.13  Palo Alto  Google to buy Nest Labs for $3.2bn
Jan.16  San Jose  Arrest of serial arson suspect brings relief to targeted neighborhood
Jan.17  Redwood City  Huge cloud of smoke from six-alarm fire
Jan.19  49ers  Seahawks rally, beat 49ers 23-17 for NFC title
Jan.21   Dublin
Jan.23  Oakland Downtown  Teen shot, killed teen sister over laundry dispute
Jan.27  San Francisco  Uber sued for wrongful death of 6-year-old girl
Jan.30  Bay Area  Rain comes to drought-stricken Bay Area
Feb.2  Napa  Police searching for couple in connection with suspected child homicide
Feb.11  Woodside  Former child star Shirley Temple dies
Feb.12  SF City Hall  French President Hollande meeting with city officials and tech kingpins
Feb.19   Mountain View
 Milpitas  Winning Powerball ticket sold at Milpitas gas station
Feb.21  Concord  BART train derails near Concord station
Feb.23  Berkeley  Dalai Lama talks about how to have a happy life
Feb.26  Bay Area  Storm system hitting Bay Area kicks into high-gear
Mar.6  Pleasanton  Albertsons parent Cerberus to buy Safeway
Mar.11  San Francisco  5-alarm fire destroys apartment building under construction
Mar.14  San Francisco  Protesters remain in CCSF administration building
Mar.26   San Francisco
Apr.1  San Bruno  Federal charges filed against PG&E in San Bruno
 San Francisco  1 dead, 6 injured in S.F. house fire 1 dead, 6 injured in S.F. house fire
Apr.3  Mountain View  Mozilla CEO Brendan Eich resigns
Apr.11  SF Mission  Protest in Mission District over Google bus
Apr.13  49ers  SF 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith arrested at LAX
 San Jose Downtown  Two firefighters injured battling five-alarm fire in San Jose
Apr.15  Google  Google Glass for sale
Apr.21   SJC
 San Francisco  Warriors shift arena plans to Mission Bay
Apr.23  Daly City  Gunman reported at medical office
Apr.27   Richmond
May.2  San Jose  Jury rules that Samsung infringed Apple smartphone patents
May.3  Warriors  Clippers hold off Warriors 126-121 to win Game 7
May.6  Warriors  Warriors ax coach Jackson after first-round exit
May.8  Apple  Apple is in talks to buy Beats, report says
May.22  Highway 280  Section of Southbound I-280 shuts down
Jun.2  San Francisco  Muni sickout causing delays across city
Jun.9  Fishermans Wharf  Boy, 2, killed by falling statue at Fisherman's Wharf
Jun.21  Livermore  One killed as small plane crashes near Livermore airport
Jun.22  Sonoma County  15-year-old boy shot to death, 3 wounded at party
Jun.24  SFO  Asiana crew 'over-relied' on automated systems
 San Francisco  George Lucas picked Chicago over SF
Jun.25  Highway 80  Two die in SF after high-speed chase in stolen BMW
Jul.3  Napa  Butts Fire in Pope Valley grew to 6 1/2 square miles
Jul.6  Highway 280  Caltrans completed work on stretch of Interstate 280
Jul.7  Santa Rosa  No criminal charges against deputy who shot 13-year-old boy
Jul.11  South of Market  Woman knocked unconscious during fight between A's, Giants fans
Jul.22  Oakland City Hall  Oakland A's lease settled after Lew Wolff accepts city changes
 SFO  Obama arrives in Bay Area for fundraisers
Aug.1  SF Bayview  40 hurt in 2 Muni crashes: 'It was like an earthquake'
Aug.2  Levi's Stadium  Earthquakes, Sounders FC - first play at Levi's Stadium
Aug.6  SJC  Woman sneaked onto flight after 3 tries
Aug.11   Tiburon
  County received a 911 call reporting a man had been found unconscious. Coroner suspects the death to be suicide due to asphyxia.    The comedian had been battling severe depression. Williams first moved to the Bay Area when he was a teen and attended ...
Aug.14  Candlestick  Paul McCartney concert
Aug.15  Oakland Downtown  Oakland rally protests Missouri shooting
Aug.16  South of Market  Girl, 2, killed, in S.F. hit-and-run crash
Aug.17  Levi's Stadium  Preseason 49ers played to sold out crowd
Aug.21  Mill Valley  Shootings leave 2 dead in adjacent backyards
Aug.24  Napa  Quake buckles, cracks roads but bridges unharmed
 Napa  Napa homes burning after earthquake
  Napa
 Napa  Downtown Napa damaged by quake
Aug.28  Highway 280  NB Highway 280 closed for seismic retrofit
Aug.31  East San Jose  Police booked 49ers' McDonald on domestic violence charges
Sep.4  Tesla  Tax breaks key as Tesla plans Gigafactory in Nevada
Sep.7  Cupertino  Mountain lion attacks 6-year-old child on trail near Cupertino
Sep.14  Levi's Stadium  Cutler rallies Bears past 49ers in stadium debut
Sep.18   Oracle
Sep.28  Alameda  Two arrested for arson after 8 fires started across Alameda
Sep.30  eBay  EBay, PayPal to become separate companies
Oct.6  HP  HP officially confirms it will split up
Oct.8  Stanford  Moerner, professor at Stanford, shares Nobel in Chemistry
Oct.16  Pac Bell Park  Ishikawa sending Giants to World Series
Oct.21  Pac Bell Park  Giants defeat Royals 7-1 in Game 1 of World Series
Oct.22  Giants  Royals beat Giants 7-2 to even World Series
Oct.24  Pac Bell Park  Kansas City Royals beat Giants 3-2
Oct.25  Pac Bell Park  Giants beat Kansas City Royals in comeback game
Oct.26  Pac Bell Park  Bumgarner throwing 4-hitter to beat Royals 5-0
Oct.28  Giants  World Series headed to climactic Game 7
Oct.29   Giants
Oct.30  Apple  Apple CEO Tim Cook says he's proud to be gay
Oct.31  SF Downtown  Fans lined the streets honoring World Series champions
Nov.1  Sonoma County  4 dead in Bodega Bay boating accident
Nov.5  Oakland Downtown  Libby Schaaf declared victory in Oakland mayor's race
Nov.8  Berkeley  Berkeley passed soda tax
 SF Zoo  S.F. Zoo’s youngest gorilla fatally crushed by door
Nov.10   San Jose City Hall
Nov.21  SF Downtown  Window washer falling from roof of 11-story building
Nov.22   East Oakland
Nov.25  SF Downtown  Sleeping homeless man beaten to death
  Oakland Downtown
Nov.26  North Oakland  92 people arrested in Oakland during 2 days of protests
 Oakland Downtown  About 100 people marched through Oakland streets
Dec.3  Oakland Downtown  Oakland, SF protesters denounce police killing of Eric Garner
Dec.8  Highway 80  Hundreds of protesters marching onto Interstate 80
Dec.11   Bay Area
Dec.16  Oracle Arena  Grizzlies snapped Warriors' 16-game winning streak
Dec.25   Oakland Downtown
Dec.28  San Francisco  Jim Harbaugh officially will not return for final season



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January 2014 ... more > Top ^
Jan.1  Stanford  Michigan State outlasts Stanford in Rose Bowl
Jan.2   Pacific Heights  
Jan.3  Antioch  AMBER Alert: 7-year-old girl kidnapped in Antioch
Jan.5  49ers  Kaepernick, 49ers edge Pack
  Oakland  
  Jahi McMath, the teen who was declared brain-dead after a tonsillectomy, was released to her family 2 days before a court-ordered deadline
Jan.8  Warriors  Nets stop Curry, Warriors' winning streak at 10 Jan.9  San Jose Downtown  Five-alarm fire burning warehouse in San Jose Jan.10  San Jose Downtown  Firefighters investigating string of small blazes as possible arson   Alameda County     Flu deaths in the Bay Area up to 11   2 new fatalities reported in Alameda County. Kaiser Permanente acknowledged some 'spot shortages' of the flu vaccine over the past few days  Palo Alto  Two found dead in house fire in Palo Alto Jan.12  49ers  Niners' defense stops Newton, Panthers, 23-10 Jan.13   Palo Alto Google to buy Nest Labs for $3.2bn Jan.15  Antioch  3 homes burned in Kimball Island brush fire Jan.16   San Jose   Arrest of serial arson suspect brings relief to targeted neighborhood  The suspect was taken in for questioning at 8:10 p.m. by SJPD's Covert Response Unit Jan.17   Redwood City Huge cloud of smoke from six-alarm fire  South San Jose  VTA train hits, kills girl in San Jose Jan.19   49ers   Seahawks rally, beat 49ers 23-17 for NFC title  Russell Wilson threw a 35-yard touchdown pass on fourth down for the winning points in a 23-17 victory over San Francisco Jan.21   Dublin   BART police officer fatally shot by fellow officer Map of 6450 Dougherty Road Dublin
  He was accidentally shot and killed by a fellow officer while conducting a probation search at the Park Sierra Apartments.    The two officers entered the apparently empty apartment and one officer accidentally fired a shot that wounded the other officer. The suspect was not at home at the time of the sh...
Jan.23   Oakland Downtown   Teen shot, killed teen sister over laundry dispute   Police say a 17-year-old Justice Toliver was shot and killed by her 14-year-old brother Mario at their apartment in Oakland's Chinatown Jan.27   San Francisco Uber sued for wrongful death of 6-year-old girl Jan.30   Bay Area   Rain comes to drought-stricken Bay Area   Northern California is finally getting wet weather after some areas have gone without measurable rain for weeks  SF Downtown  Michelle Obama attends Bay Area fundraisers

February 2014 ... more > Top ^
Feb.2   Napa Police searching for couple in connection with suspected child homicide
 West Oakland  2 fatally shot outside Boys & Girls Club Feb.8  Petaluma  North Bay gets hit hard by rainstorm Feb.11   Woodside   Former child star Shirley Temple dies   Former Hollywood child star has died at the age of 85. With her adorable charm and blonde curls, she was one of the most popular stars of the...  Oakland Hills  Amber Alert issued after carjacking, kidnapping  Western Span  Willie Brown Bridge now open Feb.12   SF City Hall   French President Hollande meeting with city officials and tech kingpins  President Francois Hollande is offering his government's support to French entrepreneurs seeking to gain a foothold in Silicon Valley Feb.19   Mountain View   Facebook buys WhatsApp in $19 billion deal
  Facebook is paying a whopping $19 billion in cash and stock to buy mobile messaging company, including $4 billion in cash and $12 billion in FB stock.    WhatsApp’s founders and employees will also receive $3 billion in restricted stoc...
  Milpitas   Winning Powerball ticket sold at Milpitas gas station   A winning ticket in $425 million lottery drawing was sold at Dixon Landing Chevron and matched all six of the Powerball numbers Feb.21   Concord BART train derails near Concord station
Feb.23   Berkeley     Dalai Lama talks about how to have a happy life   The auditorium at Berkeley High School was packed with those who paid $50 to hear the Dalai Lama speak Feb.26   Bay Area Storm system hitting Bay Area kicks into high-gear

March 2014 ... more > Top ^
Mar.5  Mountain View  Netanyahu and Gov. Brown sign pro-business pact Mar.6  Sunnyvale  Sunnyvale's new gun controls take effect   Pleasanton Albertsons parent Cerberus to buy Safeway
Mar.8  SF Mission  Manhunt underway after officer shot in SF Mar.9  Richmond  Shooting left 1 dead, 3 hurt Mar.11   San Francisco 5-alarm fire destroys apartment building under construction Mar.14   San Francisco Protesters remain in CCSF administration building Mar.23  SF Tenderloin  8 injured in S.F. drive-by shooting  Vallejo  Fire at commercial building in Vallejo now under control Mar.26   San Francisco   State Sen. Yee indicted on public corruption charges
  A series of search warrants are being executed by the FBI across the Bay Are. They are making numerous arrests in a widespread sweep.    In a stunning criminal complaint, State Sen. Leland Yee has been charged with conspiring to tr...


April 2014 ... more > Top ^
Apr.1   San Bruno Federal charges filed against PG&E in San Bruno   San Francisco 1 dead, 6 injured in S.F. house fire 1 dead, 6 injured in S.F. house fire  San Francisco  Hail, heavy rain pelts Bay Area throughout day Apr.3   Mountain View Mozilla CEO Brendan Eich resigns Apr.5  Tiburon  Eight people rescued after boat catches fire in Marin County Apr.9  Ocean Beach  2 rescued, 1 boy missing in waters off Ocean Beach Apr.10  49ers  Kaepernick investigated for suspicious incident Apr.11   SF Mission   Protest in Mission District over Google bus   The private Google buses carries employees from SF to the Silicon Valley. Protesters claim high tech workers with their big salaries are driving... Apr.12  Western Marin County  Body of missing hiker found on Mount Tamalpais Apr.13  Berkeley  Berkeley warehouse inferno controlled   49ers SF 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith arrested at LAX   San Jose Downtown Two firefighters injured battling five-alarm fire in San Jose Apr.15   Google   Google Glass for sale  The one-day window to buy your own Google Glass opened Tuesday morning at 6 a.m., but Google has not said how many are up for sale Apr.19  Brentwood  One person hurt, one missing in Brentwood boat crash Apr.21   SJC   Experts stunned by local boy's Hawaii flight in wheel well
  A 16-year-old boy from Santa Clara managed to scale a fence at San Jose Airport before surviving a five-hour flight to Maui in the wheel well
  San Francisco Warriors shift arena plans to Mission Bay Apr.23   Daly City Gunman reported at medical office Apr.24  Candlestick  Paul McCartney to play at Candlestick  Google  Apple, Google, Adobe and Intel settle poaching case Apr.27   Richmond   2 small planes collide above San Pablo Bay, Coast Guard search under way Map of Point San Pablo Richmond
  One of the planes landed at a local airport but the other landed in a bay. Coast Guard are trying to people who were in the plane.    Planes collided in passing maneuver. A single-engine Cessna 210 and a single-engine Hawker Sea...


May 2014 ... more > Top ^
May.2   San Jose Jury rules that Samsung infringed Apple smartphone patents
May.3   Warriors Clippers hold off Warriors 126-121 to win Game 7 May.6   Warriors Warriors ax coach Jackson after first-round exit May.8   Apple   Apple is in talks to buy Beats, report says  The Santa Monica-based Beats, founded by rapper Dr. Dre and record producer Jimmy Iovine, makes the ubiquitous Beats by Dre headphones May.9  Mountain View  Obama touts efficiency, angers labor May.11  East Oakland  2 dead, 3 seriously injured in a rollover accident May.13  Google  Google loses privacy ruling in European court  Yahoo  Yahoo buys self-destructing mobile messaging app Blink May.14  Warriors  Kerr, Warriors reportedly agree to 5-yr HC deal May.16  Apple  Apple, Google call a truce in patent battle May.18  San Francisco  Runners mixed with offbeat revelers for Bay to Breakers May.20  Half Moon Bay  Lucy Li, 11, youngest qualifier for U.S. Women's Open May.21  eBay  eBay makes users change passwords May.22  UCSF  Doctors delivered baby from a woman who's in coma   Highway 280 Section of Southbound I-280 shuts down

June 2014 ... more > Top ^
Jun.2   San Francisco Muni sickout causing delays across city
 SF Presidio  Explosive subject arrested Jun.8  East Oakland  1 girl killed, 2 other injured in shooting Jun.9  San Pablo  San Pablo man dead; woman, 3 kids missing   Fishermans Wharf Boy, 2, killed by falling statue at Fisherman's Wharf Jun.12  Tesla  Tesla giving other companies access to its patents Jun.18  Sunnyvale  3-alarm fire ravaged 2 suburban homes Jun.21   Livermore One killed as small plane crashes near Livermore airport Jun.22   Sonoma County 15-year-old boy shot to death, 3 wounded at party Jun.23  Oakland  Child-sex sweep in Bay Area rescues 6 teens Jun.24   SFO Asiana crew 'over-relied' on automated systems   San Francisco   George Lucas picked Chicago over SF  'Star Wars' creator announced that he has picked Chicago to host his much-anticipated museum of art and movie memorabilia Jun.25   Highway 80 Two die in SF after high-speed chase in stolen BMW  Mountain View  Mountain View resident operating prostitution website Jun.26  South San Jose  Video shows the vicious attack on store clerk, customer Jun.29  Antioch  7 people shot in Antioch  SF Downtown  44th S.F. Pride parade Jun.30  South San Jose  Hillside brush fire southeast of San Jose burned 100 acres

July 2014 ... more > Top ^
Jul.3   Napa   Butts Fire in Pope Valley grew to 6 1/2 square miles   A stubborn wildfire damaged two homes and forced the evacuation those living in 200 others, but so far is not posing a threat to vineyards Jul.5  East Oakland  One man died and one in critical following electrocution Jul.6   Highway 280 Caltrans completed work on stretch of Interstate 280
Jul.7   Santa Rosa No criminal charges against deputy who shot 13-year-old boy Jul.11   South of Market Woman knocked unconscious during fight between A's, Giants fans Jul.14  San Rafael  Tanker overturned and spilled fuel onto roadway Jul.17  Levi's Stadium  Ceremony marking opening of Levi's Stadium Jul.22   Oakland City Hall Oakland A's lease settled after Lew Wolff accepts city changes   SFO Obama arrives in Bay Area for fundraisers Jul.31  Palo Alto  Driver jumped the sidewalk, 6 injured

August 2014 ... more > Top ^
Aug.1   SF Bayview   40 hurt in 2 Muni crashes: 'It was like an earthquake'   A pair of nearly simultaneous crashes- one involving a big rig, the other 2 dump trucks - sent 23 people to the hospital while shutting down... Aug.2   Levi's Stadium   Earthquakes, Sounders FC - first play at Levi's Stadium   About 45,000 fans attended the game and they were excited to attend the inaugural game at the stadium Aug.5  Bay Bridge  CHP probing whether Bay Bridge critics were muzzled Aug.6   SJC Woman sneaked onto flight after 3 tries
Aug.9  Golden Gate Park  Fake tickets at Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival  Vallejo  7 injured when fire truck collided with car Aug.11  SF Bayview  Hunt for killer after S.F. dirt-bike double slaying   Tiburon   Robin Williams found dead at his home Map of Paradise Drive Tiburon
  County received a 911 call reporting a man had been found unconscious. Coroner suspects the death to be suicide due to asphyxia
 The comedian had been battling severe depression. Williams first moved to the Bay Area when he was a teen and attended Redwood High School in Larkspur. He had a long career as a stand-up comedian and appeared in numerous film and tv roles
Aug.12  Tiburon  Sheriff: Robin Williams committed suicide by hanging Aug.14   Candlestick   Paul McCartney concert  Sir Paul McCartney performed at the stadium, where he and the other three Beatles played their last ever stadium show in 1966. Aug.15   Oakland Downtown Oakland rally protests Missouri shooting Aug.16   South of Market Girl, 2, killed, in S.F. hit-and-run crash Aug.17   Levi's Stadium Preseason 49ers played to sold out crowd Aug.21   Mill Valley Shootings leave 2 dead in adjacent backyards Aug.23  Shoreline Amphitheatre  One killed following rap concert Aug.24   Napa Quake buckles, cracks roads but bridges unharmed   Napa Napa homes burning after earthquake   Napa     Governor Brown issued emergency for South Napa quake
Map of American Canyon Napa
  The 6.1 earthquake was reported at 3:20 a.m. about three miles northwest of American Canyon
 Continued aftershocks that have damaged critical infrastructure, homes and other structures and caused fires and the closure of roads and highways. The earthquake is the largest to hit the Bay Area since the Loma Prieta Earthquake almost 25 years ago
  Napa Downtown Napa damaged by quake  Brisbane  Roche buys Brisbane drugmaker InterMune for $8.3 billion Aug.25  Napa  13-year-old boy recovering after chimney collapsed on him Aug.26  Highway 680  Three adults killed in solo vehicle crash on off-ramp Aug.28   Highway 280   NB Highway 280 closed for seismic retrofit   Northbound Interstate 280 will remain closed through the Labor Day weekend as large sections of the highway are removed and new hinges are i... Aug.29  49ers  49ers outside linebacker Aldon Smith suspended 9 games Aug.31   East San Jose   Police booked 49ers' McDonald on domestic violence charges   Officers responded to reports of violence around 2:45 a.m. Ray McDonald was taken into custody without incident and booked into jail

September 2014 ... more > Top ^
Sep.1  Highway 280  280 seismic repairs finished, northbound lanes reopened Sep.3  SF Mission  Star S.F. student, 14, slain outside Mission store Sep.4   Tesla   Tax breaks key as Tesla plans Gigafactory in Nevada  Nevada won the fierce, five-state competition to host Tesla's planned $5 billion battery factory by offering a package of tax breaks and cre... Sep.5  Iron Triangle  11 hurt as bus crashes into SF Bay Area house Sep.7   Cupertino Mountain lion attacks 6-year-old child on trail near Cupertino
Sep.9  Apple  Apple gets personal with Apple Watch Sep.11  Highway 280  2 dead in wrong-way driving on I-280 in Palo Alto Sep.14   Levi's Stadium   Cutler rallies Bears past 49ers in stadium debut  Cutler passed for 3 fourth-quarter touchdowns after much of Chicago's starting defense went down, and the Bears beat the 49ers 28-20 Sep.18   Oracle     Larry Ellison is stepping down as Oracle CEO
  Ellison, 70, is a college dropout who founded Oracle in 1977 and has grown it to a market value of $182 billion.    He will remain its executive chairman and chief technology officer. Ell...
Sep.23  South San Jose  Father and son killed Tuesday evening in South San Jose Sep.26  San Mateo  $228 million Powerball winner comes forward  San Mateo  2 killed after van collided head-on with bus Sep.27  San Francisco  Fire destroyed under-construction homes Sep.28   Alameda Two arrested for arson after 8 fires started across Alameda
Sep.29  Raiders  Raiders fire Dennis Allen Sep.30   eBay   EBay, PayPal to become separate companies  Icahn was right: eBay said it will spin off its PayPal electronic-payments division into a separate public company

October 2014 ... more > Top ^
Oct.1  Giants  Bumgarner, Giants silence Pirates 8-0 to advance Oct.5  Levi's Stadium  Two fans attacked at Levi's Stadium Oct.6   HP HP officially confirms it will split up
Oct.7  Pac Bell Park  Giants reach third NLCS in five years Oct.8   Stanford Moerner, professor at Stanford, shares Nobel in Chemistry  Gap  Gap, Advanced Micro Devices announce CEO changes Oct.10  South of Market  Obama brings stump speech, traffic, protests to S.F. Oct.12  SF Downtown  Spectators for Fleet Week thrilled by Blue Angels  Fishermans Wharf  10 people injured after ferry crashed at a SF pier Oct.14  Pac Bell Park  Giants over St. Louis Cardinals 5-4 for 2-1 lead  San Francisco  San Francisco Bay Guardian shuts down after 48 years Oct.16   Pac Bell Park   Ishikawa sending Giants to World Series  Travis Ishikawa hit a three-run homer in the bottom of the ninth inning in a 6-3 win over the St. Louis Cardinals Oct.17  San Francisco  25th anniversary of Loma Prieta earthquake Oct.21   Pac Bell Park Giants defeat Royals 7-1 in Game 1 of World Series Oct.22   Giants Royals beat Giants 7-2 to even World Series Oct.23  Dublin  7 injured when car crashed into restaurant Oct.24   Pac Bell Park Kansas City Royals beat Giants 3-2 Oct.25   Pac Bell Park Giants beat Kansas City Royals in comeback game Oct.26   Pac Bell Park Bumgarner throwing 4-hitter to beat Royals 5-0 Oct.27  Antioch  Girl flying off trampoline and through glass window Oct.28   Giants World Series headed to climactic Game 7 Oct.29   Giants   Giants win third World Series title in 5 years
  Madison Bumgarner is throwing five innings on two days rest to preserve a one-run lead, to beat the Royals 3-2 in Game 7
 No had in 3 1/2 decades was winning Game 7 on the road. Bumgarner came out of the bullpen to pitch five scoreless innings on two days' rest. Kansas City Royals pitcher Greg Holland throws during the ninth inning
Oct.30   Apple   Apple CEO Tim Cook says he's proud to be gay  Cook says that for years he's been open with many people about his sexual orientation and that plenty of his Apple colleagues know he is gay Oct.31   SF Downtown   Fans lined the streets honoring World Series champions   Players waved, snapped photos and mugged for the roaring crowds from the top of buses. Bumgarner was given his own flatbed truck  Walnut Creek  Drug lab making hash oil exploded; 2 injured, 1 missing

November 2014 ... more > Top ^
Nov.1   Sonoma County     4 dead in Bodega Bay boating accident   A boat outing turned tragic Saturday morning when four people died after their vessel capsized in Bodega Bay Nov.5   Oakland Downtown   Libby Schaaf declared victory in Oakland mayor's race   Surrounded by her supporters and campaign staff, Libby Schaaf declared victory in the Oakland mayor's race Nov.7  San Jose  Ro Khanna conceded to long-time Congressman Mike Honda Nov.8   Berkeley Berkeley passed soda tax   SF Zoo S.F. Zoo’s youngest gorilla fatally crushed by door  Bay Bridge  At least 7 hurt in Bay Bridge crash Nov.10   San Jose City Hall   Dave Cortese conceded close San Jose mayor's race
  Santa Clara County Supervisor Dave Cortese conceded the close San Jose mayor's race with city councilman Sam Liccardo
Nov.11  San Leandro  Child dies after being hit by car being chased by deputies Nov.14  Burlingame  Virgin America IPO takes off Nov.20  UC Berkeley  Protesters take over Cal building after tuition increase vote  Coliseum  Raiders stun the Chiefs for their first victory Nov.21   SF Downtown   Window washer falling from roof of 11-story building   A window washer was taken to a hospital Friday with serious injuries after falling from the roof of an 11-story building in Financial Distri... Nov.22   East Oakland   Coliseum–Oakland International Airport line opened Map of Oakland Coliseum BART Station Oakland
  The BART to OAK Airport line, is an automated guideway transit (AGT) system between BART's Coliseum Station and Oakland International Airport.    The system integrated into BART’s fare system. During planning and construction, it was known as...
 Pacific Heights  Man sexually assaulted girl Nov.25   SF Downtown Sleeping homeless man beaten to death  Oakland Downtown  Dozens arrested in Oakland protest — stores vandalized   Oakland Downtown   Oakland freeway blocked on second night of Ferguson protests
Map of 18th Street Oakland
  A second day of protests in reaction to a Missouri grand jury’s decision quickly escalated into another freeway blockade
Nov.26   North Oakland 92 people arrested in Oakland during 2 days of protests  SF Mission  Shooting injured 6 people   Oakland Downtown About 100 people marched through Oakland streets Nov.29  SF Downtown  Police officer injured and protesters arrested

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Dec.3  Bay Area  Large storm system brought flooding to Bay Area   Oakland Downtown Oakland, SF protesters denounce police killing of Eric Garner
Dec.4  San Jose  The Jungle: San Jose shuts notorious homeless encampment Dec.6  Berkeley  Violence mars new protests in Berkeley Dec.7  Coliseum  49ers fall to Raiders to further dent playoff chances Dec.8  Giants  Sportsman of the Year: Giants pitcher Madison Bumgarner   Highway 80 Hundreds of protesters marching onto Interstate 80 Dec.10  San Francisco  Many public school districts cancel school due to storm Dec.11  SF Downtown  70,000 have lost power in San Francisco  Bay Area Freeways  Flooding closed roads and highways   Bay Area   Storm bringing torrential rains and hurricane force winds
  The storm has brought some of the windiest and rainiest conditions to the region in more than 5 years. More than 90,000 people are without power
Dec.13  Oakland Downtown  Thousands participated in march against police brutality Dec.14  49ers  Seattle knocks SF out of contention with 17-7 win Dec.16  Redwood City  S.F., 3 other U.S. cities make case to host 2024 Olympics   Oracle Arena Grizzlies snapped Warriors' 16-game winning streak
Dec.25   Oakland Downtown   Police protesters smash windows, vandalize Christmas tree Map of Jack London Square Oakland
  Undeterred by chilly weather or the Christmas holiday, dozens of antipolice demonstrators marched through downtown Oakland
Dec.28   San Francisco   Jim Harbaugh officially will not return for final season  San Francisco 49ers coach will not return for the final season of his $25 million, five-year contract he signed in January 2011



  Brain-dead Jahi McMath released to her family Map of Children%27s Hospital Oakland Oakland




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2014
Jan.5   Oakland
  Jahi McMath, the teen who was declared brain-dead after a tonsillectomy, was released to her family 2 days before a court-ordered deadline
Jan.9  San Jose Downtown  Five-alarm fire burning warehouse in San Jose Jan.10  San Jose Downtown  Firefighters investigating string of small blazes as possible arson Jan.10   Alameda County   Flu deaths in the Bay Area up to 11   2 new fatalities reported in Alameda County. Kaiser Permanente acknowledged some 'spot shortages' of the flu vaccine over the past few days Jan.10  Palo Alto  Two found dead in house fire in Palo Alto Jan.15  Antioch  3 homes burned in Kimball Island brush fire Jan.17   Redwood City Huge cloud of smoke from six-alarm fire Jan.17  South San Jose  VTA train hits, kills girl in San Jose Jan.27   San Francisco Uber sued for wrongful death of 6-year-old girl Jan.30   Bay Area Rain comes to drought-stricken Bay Area   Northern California is finally getting wet weather after some areas have gone without measurable rain for weeks Feb.8  Petaluma  North Bay gets hit hard by rainstorm Feb.21   Concord BART train derails near Concord station Feb.26   Bay Area Storm system hitting Bay Area kicks into high-gear Mar.11   San Francisco 5-alarm fire destroys apartment building under construction Mar.23  Vallejo  Fire at commercial building in Vallejo now under control Apr.1   San Francisco 1 dead, 6 injured in S.F. house fire 1 dead, 6 injured in S.F. house fire Apr.1  San Francisco  Hail, heavy rain pelts Bay Area throughout day Apr.5  Tiburon  Eight people rescued after boat catches fire in Marin County Apr.9  Ocean Beach  2 rescued, 1 boy missing in waters off Ocean Beach Apr.12  Western Marin County  Body of missing hiker found on Mount Tamalpais Apr.13  Berkeley  Berkeley warehouse inferno controlled Apr.13   San Jose Downtown Two firefighters injured battling five-alarm fire in San Jose Apr.19  Brentwood  One person hurt, one missing in Brentwood boat crash Apr.21   SJC Experts stunned by local boy's Hawaii flight in wheel well
  A 16-year-old boy from Santa Clara managed to scale a fence at San Jose Airport before surviving a five-hour flight to Maui in the wheel well
Apr.27   Richmond 2 small planes collide above San Pablo Bay, Coast Guard search under way
Map of Point San Pablo Richmond
  One of the planes landed at a local airport but the other landed in a bay. Coast Guard are trying to people who were in the plane.    Planes collided in passing maneuver. A single-engine Cessna 210 and a single-engine Hawker Sea...
May.11  East Oakland  2 dead, 3 seriously injured in a rollover accident May.22  UCSF  Doctors delivered baby from a woman who's in coma May.22   Highway 280 Section of Southbound I-280 shuts down Jun.9   Fishermans Wharf Boy, 2, killed by falling statue at Fisherman's Wharf Jun.18  Sunnyvale  3-alarm fire ravaged 2 suburban homes Jun.21   Livermore One killed as small plane crashes near Livermore airport Jun.24   SFO Asiana crew 'over-relied' on automated systems Jun.25   Highway 80 Two die in SF after high-speed chase in stolen BMW Jun.30  South San Jose  Hillside brush fire southeast of San Jose burned 100 acres Jul.3   Napa Butts Fire in Pope Valley grew to 6 1/2 square miles   A stubborn wildfire damaged two homes and forced the evacuation those living in 200 others, but so far is not posing a threat to vineyards Jul.5  East Oakland  One man died and one in critical following electrocution Jul.14  San Rafael  Tanker overturned and spilled fuel onto roadway Jul.31  Palo Alto  Driver jumped the sidewalk, 6 injured Aug.1   SF Bayview 40 hurt in 2 Muni crashes: 'It was like an earthquake'   A pair of nearly simultaneous crashes- one involving a big rig, the other 2 dump trucks - sent 23 people to the hospital while shutting down... Aug.9  Vallejo  7 injured when fire truck collided with car Aug.11   Tiburon Robin Williams found dead at his home Map of Paradise Drive Tiburon
  County received a 911 call reporting a man had been found unconscious. Coroner suspects the death to be suicide due to asphyxia
 The comedian had been battling severe depression. Williams first moved to the Bay Area when he was a teen and attended Redwood High School in Larkspur. He had a long career as a stand-up comedian and appeared in numerous film and tv roles
Aug.12  Tiburon  Sheriff: Robin Williams committed suicide by hanging Aug.16   South of Market Girl, 2, killed, in S.F. hit-and-run crash Aug.21   Mill Valley Shootings leave 2 dead in adjacent backyards Aug.24   Napa Quake buckles, cracks roads but bridges unharmed Aug.24   Napa Napa homes burning after earthquake Aug.24   Napa   Governor Brown issued emergency for South Napa quake
Map of American Canyon Napa
  The 6.1 earthquake was reported at 3:20 a.m. about three miles northwest of American Canyon
 Continued aftershocks that have damaged critical infrastructure, homes and other structures and caused fires and the closure of roads and highways. The earthquake is the largest to hit the Bay Area since the Loma Prieta Earthquake almost 25 years ago
Aug.24   Napa Downtown Napa damaged by quake Aug.25  Napa  13-year-old boy recovering after chimney collapsed on him Aug.26  Highway 680  Three adults killed in solo vehicle crash on off-ramp Aug.28   Highway 280 NB Highway 280 closed for seismic retrofit   Northbound Interstate 280 will remain closed through the Labor Day weekend as large sections of the highway are removed and new hinges are i... Sep.5  Iron Triangle  11 hurt as bus crashes into SF Bay Area house Sep.7   Cupertino Mountain lion attacks 6-year-old child on trail near Cupertino Sep.11  Highway 280  2 dead in wrong-way driving on I-280 in Palo Alto Sep.26  San Mateo  2 killed after van collided head-on with bus Sep.27  San Francisco  Fire destroyed under-construction homes Oct.12  Fishermans Wharf  10 people injured after ferry crashed at a SF pier Oct.17  San Francisco  25th anniversary of Loma Prieta earthquake Oct.23  Dublin  7 injured when car crashed into restaurant Oct.27  Antioch  Girl flying off trampoline and through glass window Oct.31  Walnut Creek  Drug lab making hash oil exploded; 2 injured, 1 missing Nov.1   Sonoma County   4 dead in Bodega Bay boating accident   A boat outing turned tragic Saturday morning when four people died after their vessel capsized in Bodega Bay Nov.8   SF Zoo S.F. Zoo’s youngest gorilla fatally crushed by door Nov.8  Bay Bridge  At least 7 hurt in Bay Bridge crash Nov.11  San Leandro  Child dies after being hit by car being chased by deputies Nov.21   SF Downtown Window washer falling from roof of 11-story building   A window washer was taken to a hospital Friday with serious injuries after falling from the roof of an 11-story building in Financial Distri... Dec.3  Bay Area  Large storm system brought flooding to Bay Area Dec.8   Highway 80 Hundreds of protesters marching onto Interstate 80 Dec.10  San Francisco  Many public school districts cancel school due to storm Dec.11  SF Downtown  70,000 have lost power in San Francisco Dec.11  Bay Area Freeways  Flooding closed roads and highways Dec.11   Bay Area Storm bringing torrential rains and hurricane force winds
  The storm has brought some of the windiest and rainiest conditions to the region in more than 5 years. More than 90,000 people are without power




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2014 Mar.14   San Francisco Protesters remain in CCSF administration building
Oct.8   Stanford Moerner, professor at Stanford, shares Nobel in Chemistry Nov.20  UC Berkeley  Protesters take over Cal building after tuition increase vote Dec.10  San Francisco  Many public school districts cancel school due to storm



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2014 Jan.13   Palo Alto Google to buy Nest Labs for $3.2bn
Jan.27   San Francisco Uber sued for wrongful death of 6-year-old girl Feb.11   Woodside Former child star Shirley Temple dies   Former Hollywood child star has died at the age of 85. With her adorable charm and blonde curls, she was one of the most popular stars of the... Feb.12   SF City Hall French President Hollande meeting with city officials and tech kingpins  President Francois Hollande is offering his government's support to French entrepreneurs seeking to gain a foothold in Silicon Valley Feb.19   Mountain View Facebook buys WhatsApp in $19 billion deal
  Facebook is paying a whopping $19 billion in cash and stock to buy mobile messaging company, including $4 billion in cash and $12 billion in FB stock.    WhatsApp’s founders and employees will also receive $3 billion in restricted stoc...
Feb.19   Milpitas Winning Powerball ticket sold at Milpitas gas station   A winning ticket in $425 million lottery drawing was sold at Dixon Landing Chevron and matched all six of the Powerball numbers Mar.5  Mountain View  Netanyahu and Gov. Brown sign pro-business pact Mar.6   Pleasanton Albertsons parent Cerberus to buy Safeway
Mar.11   San Francisco 5-alarm fire destroys apartment building under construction Apr.1   San Bruno Federal charges filed against PG&E in San Bruno Apr.3   Mountain View Mozilla CEO Brendan Eich resigns Apr.11   SF Mission Protest in Mission District over Google bus   The private Google buses carries employees from SF to the Silicon Valley. Protesters claim high tech workers with their big salaries are driving... Apr.15   Google Google Glass for sale  The one-day window to buy your own Google Glass opened Tuesday morning at 6 a.m., but Google has not said how many are up for sale Apr.21   San Francisco Warriors shift arena plans to Mission Bay Apr.24  Candlestick  Paul McCartney to play at Candlestick Apr.24  Google  Apple, Google, Adobe and Intel settle poaching case May.2   San Jose Jury rules that Samsung infringed Apple smartphone patents May.8   Apple Apple is in talks to buy Beats, report says  The Santa Monica-based Beats, founded by rapper Dr. Dre and record producer Jimmy Iovine, makes the ubiquitous Beats by Dre headphones May.13  Google  Google loses privacy ruling in European court May.13  Yahoo  Yahoo buys self-destructing mobile messaging app Blink May.16  Apple  Apple, Google call a truce in patent battle May.21  eBay  eBay makes users change passwords May.22   Highway 280 Section of Southbound I-280 shuts down Jun.2   San Francisco Muni sickout causing delays across city Jun.12  Tesla  Tesla giving other companies access to its patents Jun.24   San Francisco George Lucas picked Chicago over SF  'Star Wars' creator announced that he has picked Chicago to host his much-anticipated museum of art and movie memorabilia Jun.29  SF Downtown  44th S.F. Pride parade Jul.6   Highway 280 Caltrans completed work on stretch of Interstate 280 Jul.17  Levi's Stadium  Ceremony marking opening of Levi's Stadium Aug.5  Bay Bridge  CHP probing whether Bay Bridge critics were muzzled Aug.9  Golden Gate Park  Fake tickets at Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival Aug.11   Tiburon Robin Williams found dead at his home Map of Paradise Drive Tiburon
  County received a 911 call reporting a man had been found unconscious. Coroner suspects the death to be suicide due to asphyxia
 The comedian had been battling severe depression. Williams first moved to the Bay Area when he was a teen and attended Redwood High School in Larkspur. He had a long career as a stand-up comedian and appeared in numerous film and tv roles
Aug.12  Tiburon  Sheriff: Robin Williams committed suicide by hanging Aug.14   Candlestick Paul McCartney concert  Sir Paul McCartney performed at the stadium, where he and the other three Beatles played their last ever stadium show in 1966. Aug.23  Shoreline Amphitheatre  One killed following rap concert Aug.24   Napa Downtown Napa damaged by quake Aug.24  Brisbane  Roche buys Brisbane drugmaker InterMune for $8.3 billion Aug.28   Highway 280 NB Highway 280 closed for seismic retrofit   Northbound Interstate 280 will remain closed through the Labor Day weekend as large sections of the highway are removed and new hinges are i... Sep.1  Highway 280  280 seismic repairs finished, northbound lanes reopened Sep.4   Tesla Tax breaks key as Tesla plans Gigafactory in Nevada  Nevada won the fierce, five-state competition to host Tesla's planned $5 billion battery factory by offering a package of tax breaks and cre... Sep.9  Apple  Apple gets personal with Apple Watch Sep.18   Oracle   Larry Ellison is stepping down as Oracle CEO
  Ellison, 70, is a college dropout who founded Oracle in 1977 and has grown it to a market value of $182 billion.    He will remain its executive chairman and chief technology officer. Ell...
Sep.26  San Mateo  $228 million Powerball winner comes forward Sep.30   eBay EBay, PayPal to become separate companies  Icahn was right: eBay said it will spin off its PayPal electronic-payments division into a separate public company Oct.6   HP HP officially confirms it will split up
Oct.8  Gap  Gap, Advanced Micro Devices announce CEO changes Oct.14  San Francisco  San Francisco Bay Guardian shuts down after 48 years Oct.30   Apple Apple CEO Tim Cook says he's proud to be gay  Cook says that for years he's been open with many people about his sexual orientation and that plenty of his Apple colleagues know he is gay Oct.31   SF Downtown Fans lined the streets honoring World Series champions   Players waved, snapped photos and mugged for the roaring crowds from the top of buses. Bumgarner was given his own flatbed truck Nov.8   Berkeley Berkeley passed soda tax Nov.14  Burlingame  Virgin America IPO takes off Nov.22   East Oakland Coliseum–Oakland International Airport line opened Map of Oakland Coliseum BART Station Oakland
  The BART to OAK Airport line, is an automated guideway transit (AGT) system between BART's Coliseum Station and Oakland International Airport.    The system integrated into BART’s fare system. During planning and construction, it was known as...
Nov.26   North Oakland 92 people arrested in Oakland during 2 days of protests



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2014 Jan.1  Stanford  Michigan State outlasts Stanford in Rose Bowl Jan.5  49ers  Kaepernick, 49ers edge Pack Jan.8  Warriors  Nets stop Curry, Warriors' winning streak at 10 Jan.12  49ers  Niners' defense stops Newton, Panthers, 23-10 Jan.19   49ers Seahawks rally, beat 49ers 23-17 for NFC title  Russell Wilson threw a 35-yard touchdown pass on fourth down for the winning points in a 23-17 victory over San Francisco Apr.10  49ers  Kaepernick investigated for suspicious incident Apr.13   49ers SF 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith arrested at LAX
Apr.21   San Francisco Warriors shift arena plans to Mission Bay May.3   Warriors Clippers hold off Warriors 126-121 to win Game 7 May.6   Warriors Warriors ax coach Jackson after first-round exit May.14  Warriors  Kerr, Warriors reportedly agree to 5-yr HC deal May.18  San Francisco  Runners mixed with offbeat revelers for Bay to Breakers May.20  Half Moon Bay  Lucy Li, 11, youngest qualifier for U.S. Women's Open Jul.11   South of Market Woman knocked unconscious during fight between A's, Giants fans Jul.17  Levi's Stadium  Ceremony marking opening of Levi's Stadium Jul.22   Oakland City Hall Oakland A's lease settled after Lew Wolff accepts city changes Aug.2   Levi's Stadium Earthquakes, Sounders FC - first play at Levi's Stadium   About 45,000 fans attended the game and they were excited to attend the inaugural game at the stadium Aug.17   Levi's Stadium Preseason 49ers played to sold out crowd Aug.29  49ers  49ers outside linebacker Aldon Smith suspended 9 games Aug.31   East San Jose Police booked 49ers' McDonald on domestic violence charges   Officers responded to reports of violence around 2:45 a.m. Ray McDonald was taken into custody without incident and booked into jail Sep.14   Levi's Stadium Cutler rallies Bears past 49ers in stadium debut  Cutler passed for 3 fourth-quarter touchdowns after much of Chicago's starting defense went down, and the Bears beat the 49ers 28-20 Sep.29  Raiders  Raiders fire Dennis Allen Oct.1  Giants  Bumgarner, Giants silence Pirates 8-0 to advance Oct.5  Levi's Stadium  Two fans attacked at Levi's Stadium Oct.7  Pac Bell Park  Giants reach third NLCS in five years Oct.14  Pac Bell Park  Giants over St. Louis Cardinals 5-4 for 2-1 lead Oct.16   Pac Bell Park Ishikawa sending Giants to World Series  Travis Ishikawa hit a three-run homer in the bottom of the ninth inning in a 6-3 win over the St. Louis Cardinals Oct.21   Pac Bell Park Giants defeat Royals 7-1 in Game 1 of World Series Oct.22   Giants Royals beat Giants 7-2 to even World Series Oct.24   Pac Bell Park Kansas City Royals beat Giants 3-2 Oct.25   Pac Bell Park Giants beat Kansas City Royals in comeback game Oct.26   Pac Bell Park Bumgarner throwing 4-hitter to beat Royals 5-0 Oct.27  Antioch  Girl flying off trampoline and through glass window Oct.28   Giants World Series headed to climactic Game 7 Oct.29   Giants Giants win third World Series title in 5 years
  Madison Bumgarner is throwing five innings on two days rest to preserve a one-run lead, to beat the Royals 3-2 in Game 7
 No had in 3 1/2 decades was winning Game 7 on the road. Bumgarner came out of the bullpen to pitch five scoreless innings on two days' rest. Kansas City Royals pitcher Greg Holland throws during the ninth inning
Oct.31   SF Downtown Fans lined the streets honoring World Series champions   Players waved, snapped photos and mugged for the roaring crowds from the top of buses. Bumgarner was given his own flatbed truck Nov.20  Coliseum  Raiders stun the Chiefs for their first victory Dec.7  Coliseum  49ers fall to Raiders to further dent playoff chances Dec.8  Giants  Sportsman of the Year: Giants pitcher Madison Bumgarner Dec.14  49ers  Seattle knocks SF out of contention with 17-7 win Dec.16  Redwood City  S.F., 3 other U.S. cities make case to host 2024 Olympics Dec.16   Oracle Arena Grizzlies snapped Warriors' 16-game winning streak
Dec.28   San Francisco Jim Harbaugh officially will not return for final season  San Francisco 49ers coach will not return for the final season of his $25 million, five-year contract he signed in January 2011



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2014 Jan.2   Pacific Heights Suspicious fire scorches SF Chinese Consulate door   The consulate is condemning a fire that burned the front door of the consulate building on Wednesday night as an act of arson Jan.3  Antioch  AMBER Alert: 7-year-old girl kidnapped in Antioch Jan.10  San Jose Downtown  Firefighters investigating string of small blazes as possible arson Jan.16   San Jose Arrest of serial arson suspect brings relief to targeted neighborhood  The suspect was taken in for questioning at 8:10 p.m. by SJPD's Covert Response Unit Jan.21   Dublin BART police officer fatally shot by fellow officer
Map of 6450 Dougherty Road Dublin
  He was accidentally shot and killed by a fellow officer while conducting a probation search at the Park Sierra Apartments.    The two officers entered the apparently empty apartment and one officer accidentally fired a shot that wounded the other officer. The suspect was not at home at the time of the sh...
Jan.23   Oakland Downtown Teen shot, killed teen sister over laundry dispute   Police say a 17-year-old Justice Toliver was shot and killed by her 14-year-old brother Mario at their apartment in Oakland's Chinatown Feb.2   Napa Police searching for couple in connection with suspected child homicide Feb.2  West Oakland  2 fatally shot outside Boys & Girls Club Feb.11  Oakland Hills  Amber Alert issued after carjacking, kidnapping Mar.8  SF Mission  Manhunt underway after officer shot in SF Mar.9  Richmond  Shooting left 1 dead, 3 hurt Mar.23  SF Tenderloin  8 injured in S.F. drive-by shooting Mar.26   San Francisco State Sen. Yee indicted on public corruption charges
  A series of search warrants are being executed by the FBI across the Bay Are. They are making numerous arrests in a widespread sweep.    In a stunning criminal complaint, State Sen. Leland Yee has been charged with conspiring to tr...
Apr.1   San Bruno Federal charges filed against PG&E in San Bruno
Apr.10  49ers  Kaepernick investigated for suspicious incident Apr.13   49ers SF 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith arrested at LAX Apr.23   Daly City Gunman reported at medical office May.21  eBay  eBay makes users change passwords Jun.2  SF Presidio  Explosive subject arrested Jun.8  East Oakland  1 girl killed, 2 other injured in shooting Jun.9  San Pablo  San Pablo man dead; woman, 3 kids missing Jun.22   Sonoma County 15-year-old boy shot to death, 3 wounded at party Jun.23  Oakland  Child-sex sweep in Bay Area rescues 6 teens Jun.25   Highway 80 Two die in SF after high-speed chase in stolen BMW Jun.25  Mountain View  Mountain View resident operating prostitution website Jun.26  South San Jose  Video shows the vicious attack on store clerk, customer Jun.29  Antioch  7 people shot in Antioch Jul.7   Santa Rosa No criminal charges against deputy who shot 13-year-old boy Jul.11   South of Market Woman knocked unconscious during fight between A's, Giants fans Aug.6   SJC Woman sneaked onto flight after 3 tries Aug.9  Golden Gate Park  Fake tickets at Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival Aug.11  SF Bayview  Hunt for killer after S.F. dirt-bike double slaying Aug.15   Oakland Downtown Oakland rally protests Missouri shooting Aug.16   South of Market Girl, 2, killed, in S.F. hit-and-run crash Aug.21   Mill Valley Shootings leave 2 dead in adjacent backyards Aug.23  Shoreline Amphitheatre  One killed following rap concert Aug.31   East San Jose Police booked 49ers' McDonald on domestic violence charges   Officers responded to reports of violence around 2:45 a.m. Ray McDonald was taken into custody without incident and booked into jail Sep.3  SF Mission  Star S.F. student, 14, slain outside Mission store Sep.11  Highway 280  2 dead in wrong-way driving on I-280 in Palo Alto Sep.23  South San Jose  Father and son killed Tuesday evening in South San Jose Sep.28   Alameda Two arrested for arson after 8 fires started across Alameda Oct.5  Levi's Stadium  Two fans attacked at Levi's Stadium Oct.31  Walnut Creek  Drug lab making hash oil exploded; 2 injured, 1 missing Nov.11  San Leandro  Child dies after being hit by car being chased by deputies Nov.22  Pacific Heights  Man sexually assaulted girl Nov.25   SF Downtown Sleeping homeless man beaten to death Nov.25  Oakland Downtown  Dozens arrested in Oakland protest — stores vandalized Nov.26   North Oakland 92 people arrested in Oakland during 2 days of protests Nov.26  SF Mission  Shooting injured 6 people Nov.29  SF Downtown  Police officer injured and protesters arrested Dec.6  Berkeley  Violence mars new protests in Berkeley Dec.25   Oakland Downtown Police protesters smash windows, vandalize Christmas tree Map of Jack London Square Oakland
  Undeterred by chilly weather or the Christmas holiday, dozens of antipolice demonstrators marched through downtown Oakland




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2014 Jan.2   Pacific Heights Suspicious fire scorches SF Chinese Consulate door   The consulate is condemning a fire that burned the front door of the consulate building on Wednesday night as an act of arson Jan.30  SF Downtown  Michelle Obama attends Bay Area fundraisers Feb.11  Western Span  Willie Brown Bridge now open Feb.12   SF City Hall French President Hollande meeting with city officials and tech kingpins  President Francois Hollande is offering his government's support to French entrepreneurs seeking to gain a foothold in Silicon Valley Feb.23   Berkeley   Dalai Lama talks about how to have a happy life   The auditorium at Berkeley High School was packed with those who paid $50 to hear the Dalai Lama speak Mar.5  Mountain View  Netanyahu and Gov. Brown sign pro-business pact Mar.6  Sunnyvale  Sunnyvale's new gun controls take effect Mar.14   San Francisco Protesters remain in CCSF administration building
Mar.26   San Francisco State Sen. Yee indicted on public corruption charges
  A series of search warrants are being executed by the FBI across the Bay Are. They are making numerous arrests in a widespread sweep.    In a stunning criminal complaint, State Sen. Leland Yee has been charged with conspiring to tr...
Apr.3   Mountain View Mozilla CEO Brendan Eich resigns
Apr.11   SF Mission Protest in Mission District over Google bus   The private Google buses carries employees from SF to the Silicon Valley. Protesters claim high tech workers with their big salaries are driving... May.9  Mountain View  Obama touts efficiency, angers labor May.13  Google  Google loses privacy ruling in European court Jun.29  SF Downtown  44th S.F. Pride parade Jul.22   Oakland City Hall Oakland A's lease settled after Lew Wolff accepts city changes Jul.22   SFO Obama arrives in Bay Area for fundraisers Aug.5  Bay Bridge  CHP probing whether Bay Bridge critics were muzzled Aug.15   Oakland Downtown Oakland rally protests Missouri shooting Oct.10  South of Market  Obama brings stump speech, traffic, protests to S.F. Oct.12  SF Downtown  Spectators for Fleet Week thrilled by Blue Angels Oct.17  San Francisco  25th anniversary of Loma Prieta earthquake Oct.30   Apple Apple CEO Tim Cook says he's proud to be gay  Cook says that for years he's been open with many people about his sexual orientation and that plenty of his Apple colleagues know he is gay Nov.5   Oakland Downtown Libby Schaaf declared victory in Oakland mayor's race   Surrounded by her supporters and campaign staff, Libby Schaaf declared victory in the Oakland mayor's race Nov.7  San Jose  Ro Khanna conceded to long-time Congressman Mike Honda Nov.8   Berkeley Berkeley passed soda tax Nov.10   San Jose City Hall Dave Cortese conceded close San Jose mayor's race
  Santa Clara County Supervisor Dave Cortese conceded the close San Jose mayor's race with city councilman Sam Liccardo
Nov.20  UC Berkeley  Protesters take over Cal building after tuition increase vote Nov.25   SF Downtown Sleeping homeless man beaten to death
Nov.25  Oakland Downtown  Dozens arrested in Oakland protest — stores vandalized Nov.25   Oakland Downtown Oakland freeway blocked on second night of Ferguson protests Map of 18th Street Oakland
  A second day of protests in reaction to a Missouri grand jury’s decision quickly escalated into another freeway blockade
Nov.26   Oakland Downtown About 100 people marched through Oakland streets Nov.29  SF Downtown  Police officer injured and protesters arrested Dec.3   Oakland Downtown Oakland, SF protesters denounce police killing of Eric Garner Dec.4  San Jose  The Jungle: San Jose shuts notorious homeless encampment Dec.6  Berkeley  Violence mars new protests in Berkeley Dec.8   Highway 80 Hundreds of protesters marching onto Interstate 80 Dec.13  Oakland Downtown  Thousands participated in march against police brutality Dec.16  Redwood City  S.F., 3 other U.S. cities make case to host 2024 Olympics Dec.25   Oakland Downtown Police protesters smash windows, vandalize Christmas tree Map of Jack London Square Oakland
  Undeterred by chilly weather or the Christmas holiday, dozens of antipolice demonstrators marched through downtown Oakland