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1. 02-07 Broncos beat Panthers for first Super Bowl title since 1998 Levi's Stadium
C. 02-16 Apple must help US hack San Bernardino killer's phone Apple
D. 03-07 9 injured as ACE commuter train derails in Niles Canyon Niles Canyon, Sunol
4. 04-13 Warriors surpass Bulls with record 73rd win of season Oracle Arena
5. 06-19 LeBron, Cavs pull off the unthinkable by dethroning Warriors for NBA title Oracle Arena
6. 08-27 Colin Kaepernick sits out national anthem Levi's Stadium
H. 09-07 Oakland moves to fire 4 cops, suspend 7 in sex scandal Oakland City Hall
I. 11-24 2 jail inmates on lam after rappelling from 2nd story window Santa Clara County Jail, San Jose Downtown
12-03 36 dead in fire at Oakland party 31st Avenue and International Boulevard, Fruitvale

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Broncos beat Panthers for first Super Bowl title since 1998  Denver was led by its defense, which recorded 7 sacks, forced 3 fumbles and intercepted Cam Newton once Apple must help US hack San Bernardino killer's phone  A U.S. magistrate has ordered Apple to help the Obama administration hack into an iPhone belonging to one of the shooters in San Bernardino 9 injured as ACE commuter train derails in Niles Canyon Warriors surpass Bulls with record 73rd win of season LeBron, Cavs pull off the unthinkable by dethroning Warriors for NBA title  LeBron James and Cleveland after trailing 3–1 in a championship series reversed course to win three straight games—the last a 93-89 victory in... Colin Kaepernick sits out national anthem Oakland moves to fire 4 cops, suspend 7 in sex scandal 2 jail inmates on lam after rappelling from 2nd story window   36 dead in fire at Oakland party Map of 31st Avenue and International Boulevard Oakland
Jan.3  49ers  49ers fire head coach Jim Tomsula
Jan.8  San Francisco  Raymond ‘Shrimp Boy’ Chow found guilty
Jan.9  West Oakland  Fatal shooting on BART train near West Oakland station
Jan.17  Pacifica  Pacifica sidewalk collapses; thousands lose power in S.F.
Jan.19  Highway 101  2 dead, 6 injured in bus crash on Hwy 101 in San Jose
Jan.27  South San Jose  Suspect charged with murder in Kyle Myrick disappearance
Jan.30  Golden Gate Park  S.F. police arrest 2 fugitives near Golden Gate Park
Feb.6  South of Market  CHP chase in San Francisco ends with 3 people dead
Feb.7   Levi's Stadium
Feb.11  Vallejo  Off-duty Richmond police officer killed in Vallejo
 Milpitas  President Obama wraps up two Bay Area fundraisers
Feb.14  San Francisco  Shooting at S.F. Twin Peaks leaves 2 men dead, 1 injured
Feb.16   Apple
Feb.24  Fremont  Torso found in Fremont could be linked to missing person case in Brisbane
Feb.27  Warriors  Stephen Curry stuns Thunder with ridiculous game-winning three
Mar.2  Napa  Bay Area’s first Zika case diagnosed in Napa County
Mar.7   Sunol
Mar.12  Eastern Span  Bus shooting injures 4, leads to closure of southbound I-880
 Google  Google's AlphaGo beats Go master Lee Se-dol
Mar.13  Moraga  Hundreds evacuate after Moraga gas line ruptures in sinkhole
Mar.16  Concord  BART service disruption on Bay Point line to last
Apr.1  Tesla  Tesla has 115,000 reservations for new Model 3
Apr.13   Oracle Arena
Apr.16  Ocean Beach  Search suspended for 2 missing swimmers at Ocean Beach
Apr.24  Moffett Field  Solar-powered plane lands at Moffett Federal Airfield
 East San Jose  San Jose police investigating homicide after two found dead
Apr.27  Oracle Arena  Warriors roll into second round of playoffs without Curry
Apr.30  West Oakland  West Oakland shooting leaves 6 injured, 5 by gunfire
May.9  Warriors  Stephen Curry is first unanimous NBA MVP
May.11  Oracle Arena  Warriors advance to Western Conference Finals after beating Blazers 125-121 in Game 5
May.12  SJ Arena  Sharks roll over Predators in Game 7, advance to West final
May.19  SF City Hall  SF mayor announces police chief's resignation following latest fatal police shooting
May.24  San Leandro  Woman, child killed in collision with Amtrak train
May.25  SJ Arena  Sharks oust Blues to earn first-ever trip to Stanley Cup Final
May.30  Oracle Arena  Warriors complete Game 7 comeback over Thunder to reach Finals
Jun.1  Fremont  Manhunt underway after 2 officers shot in Fremont
Jun.2  Oracle Arena  Warriors take Game 1 of NBA Finals against Cavs
Jun.5  Oracle Arena  Draymond Green takes on starring role in Warriors’ Game 2 win
Jun.8  Warriors  Warriors lost to Cleveland Cavaliers 120-90
Jun.10  Warriors  Warriors get physical, wear down Cavaliers to grab 3-1 Finals lead
Jun.12  SJ Arena  Penguins clinch Stanley Cup with Game 6 win over Sharks
Jun.13  LinkedIn  Microsoft to pay $26.2 billion for LinkedIn’s contacts
 Oracle Arena  Kyrie, LeBron overwhelm shorthanded Warriors to force Game 6 of Finals
Jun.14  Oakland Downtown  16-year-old girl killed, 3 other injured in shooting
 San Jose Downtown  San Jose motorcycle officer died after collision
Jun.16  Warriors  Warriors fall to Cavs in Game 6, force Game 7
Jun.19   Oracle Arena
Jun.23  Moffett Field  Obama lands in Bay Area for Stanford entrepreneurship summit
Jul.6  Emeryville  Massive 6-alarm fire destroys several townhomes
Jul.21  Oakland City Hall  Black Lives Matter protesters chain themselves to doors of Police Department
Jul.24  Yahoo  Yahoo, Verizon set to announce $4.8 billion deal
Aug.27   Levi's Stadium
Aug.30  Apple  Apple should pay up to €13bn in back taxes
Aug.31  Rohnert Park  2 young girls killed after car overturns, falls in Petaluma River
Sep.2  Levi's Stadium  Santa Clara police may boycott 49ers games
Sep.7   Oakland City Hall
Sep.8  Wells Fargo  Wells Fargo fined $185 million for unauthorized account openings
Sep.18  Chinatown  Rose Pak’s death brings friends, family to her apartment
Sep.22  Yahoo  Attack on Yahoo hit 500 million users
Oct.8  Fishermans Wharf  2 children in critical condition after boat sinks off Pier 45
Oct.23  East Oakland  Shooting injuring seven people
Oct.25  Pittsburg  Two pilots were killed in a plane crash
Nov.6  Oakland Downtown  8 injured, 2 arrested in downtown Oakland shooting
Nov.10  Oakland Downtown  Another night of anti-Trump rallies under way in Bay Area
Nov.11  East Oakland  2 women and their son found slain at scene of Oakland fire
Nov.18  Santa Clara  Foam floods Martin Avenue in Santa Clara after alarm malfunction
Nov.24  South SF  Officer seriously injured after hit in head with skateboard
  San Jose Downtown
Nov.27  San Francisco  Muni computer hack caused payment machines to shut down
Nov.28  Antioch  3 deaths may be tied to community Thanksgiving dinner
Dec.3   Fruitvale
  The blaze ignited around 11:30 p.m. Friday night in a large converted warehouse. As many as 100 people were inside for a performance
 Golden Donna 100 Percent Silk touring electronic dance music show. Some of the victims were apparently trapped in the blaze when they couldn’t escape down a makeshift, one-way stairwell leading to the second floor that was built out of wooden pallets
Dec.4  Oakland City Hall  Mayor says criminal investigation activated in Ghost Ship fire
Dec.14  Yahoo  Over 1 billion Yahoo accounts had data stolen in 2013 breach
Dec.16  Chinatown  Car slams into Muni bus stop in Chinatown, injuring 10
Dec.19  West San Jose  Homicide tally ties 25-year high after gas station shooting
Dec.21  San Francisco  Uber halts S.F. self-driving pilot in showdown with DMV



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49ers fire head coach Jim Tomsula Raymond ‘Shrimp Boy’ Chow found guilty Fatal shooting on BART train near West Oakland station Pacifica sidewalk collapses; thousands lose power in S.F. 2 dead, 6 injured in bus crash on Hwy 101 in San Jose   The Greyhound bus crash was reported at 6:38 a.m. on northbound U.S. Highway 101 near northbound state Highway 85 in San Jose Suspect charged with murder in Kyle Myrick disappearance S.F. police arrest 2 fugitives near Golden Gate Park CHP chase in San Francisco ends with 3 people dead Broncos beat Panthers for first Super Bowl title since 1998


January 2016 ... more > Top ^
Jan.1  Stanford  Stanford Cardinal beat Iowa Hawkeyes 45-16 in Rose Bowl
Jan.3   49ers
Jan.8   San Francisco
Jan.9   West Oakland
Jan.12  Raiders  Rams, not Raiders, approved for move to Los Angeles
Jan.13  East Oakland  Plumber rescued after being stuck in hole for 13 hours
Jan.14  49ers  San Francisco 49ers hire Chip Kelly as head coach
Jan.17   Pacifica
Jan.19   Highway 101  
Jan.26  Apple  Apple warns iPhone sales set to fall for first time
Jan.27   South San Jose
Jan.28  Santa Rosa  2 dead after plane crashes near Santa Rosa airport
Jan.30   Golden Gate Park
 SF Downtown  Football fans elated at kickoff of Super Bowl week in San Francisco


February 2016 ... more > Top ^
Feb.1  Google  Alphabet - owner of Google - takes top spot from Apple
Feb.2  Yahoo  Yahoo to cut its workforce by 15%
Feb.6   South of Market
Feb.7  South Marin County  Deputies investigating double homicide in Marin City
  Levi's Stadium  
  Denver was led by its defense, which recorded 7 sacks, forced 3 fumbles and intercepted Cam Newton once
 Running back C.J. Anderson had 90 rushing yards, including an impressive 34-yard carry in the second quarter. Peyton Manning struggled in the game, completing fewer than half of his passes with no touchdowns and an interception. Von Miller named Super Bowl 50 MVP
Feb.11   Vallejo Off-duty Richmond police officer killed in Vallejo   Milpitas President Obama wraps up two Bay Area fundraisers Feb.14   San Francisco   Shooting at S.F. Twin Peaks leaves 2 men dead, 1 injured   Police are looking for a suspect in an early-morning shooting Sunday at Twin Peaks’ lookout that left two men dead and one clinging to life Feb.16   Apple   Apple must help US hack San Bernardino killer's phone
  A U.S. magistrate has ordered Apple to help the Obama administration hack into an iPhone belonging to one of the shooters in San Bernardino
Feb.17  San Jose  California bullet train headed first to San Jose Feb.19  Vallejo  1 dead, 3 injured in Vallejo shooting Feb.24   Fremont Torso found in Fremont could be linked to missing person case in Brisbane Feb.25  Warriors  Stephen Curry erupts for 51 points, 10 threes against Magic Feb.27   Warriors Stephen Curry stuns Thunder with ridiculous game-winning three

March 2016 ... more > Top ^
Mar.1  Castro Valley  East Bay parks board votes to close gun club Mar.2   Napa     Bay Area’s first Zika case diagnosed in Napa County  A pregnant woman who had traveled to Central America has tested positive for the virus in the Bay Area’s first case of the mosquito-borne di... Mar.7   Sunol   9 injured as ACE commuter train derails in Niles Canyon
Map of Niles Canyon Sunol
  An Altamont Corridor Express train derailed Monday evening northeast of Fremont, injuring 14 passengers as the first car fell into a creek.    The front car of the ACE commuter train was ha...
Mar.9  UC Berkeley  UC Berkeley law school dean steps down over sex harassment case Mar.10  Marin County  Flooding a concern as rain pounds North Bay Mar.12   Eastern Span Bus shooting injures 4, leads to closure of southbound I-880   Google Google's AlphaGo beats Go master Lee Se-dol Mar.13   Moraga Hundreds evacuate after Moraga gas line ruptures in sinkhole  San Francisco  Storm topples trees, prompts high surf advisory in San Francisco Mar.16   Concord   BART service disruption on Bay Point line to last   A disruption between North Concord/Martinez and Pittsburg/Bay Point stations is expected to cause system-wide delays into the night Mar.23  Brentwood  'Bearded Bandit' sought for 15 bank robbery incidents arrested Mar.25  Concord  Boy injured in drive-by shooting in Concord

April 2016 ... more > Top ^
Apr.1   Tesla Tesla has 115,000 reservations for new Model 3
 Oracle Arena  Warriors' home winning streak ends at 54 in loss to Celtics Apr.2  UC Berkeley  Bill, Chelsea Clinton discuss global issues at UC Berkeley Apr.7  Concord  Dental assistant accused of molesting 8-year-old patient arrested Apr.8  Pacific Heights  At SF fundraiser, Obama criticizes GOP over high court nominee Apr.10  Warriors  Warriors top Spurs for 72nd win, set up date with history Apr.11  Fruitvale  2 men, 1 woman killed in separate Oakland shootings Apr.13   Oracle Arena   Warriors surpass Bulls with record 73rd win of season
  Golden State are dissecting a wounded Memphis team 125–104 to break Chicago’s seemingly unbreakable regular-season 72-10 record
Apr.16  Oracle Arena  Stephen Curry leads Warriors past Rockets in playoff opener   Ocean Beach Search suspended for 2 missing swimmers at Ocean Beach
Apr.18  Oracle Arena  Golden State Warriors beat Houston Rockets in Game 2 Apr.19  Intel  Intel to cut 12,000 jobs from global operations Apr.22  Hayward  New BART train crashes during testing in Hayward Apr.24   Moffett Field   Solar-powered plane lands at Moffett Federal Airfield   The one-of-a-kind aircraft will remain in the Bay Area until conditions allow it to depart and then will continue on its around-the-world jo...   East San Jose San Jose police investigating homicide after two found dead Apr.25  El Cerrito  Power fully restored to thousands following massive outage in East Bay  Warriors  Stephen Curry out two weeks after MRI results show knee sprain Apr.26  Apple  Apple revenue declines for the first time in 13 years Apr.27   Oracle Arena Warriors roll into second round of playoffs without Curry Apr.29  Burlingame  5 arrested,1 injured in chaotic protest outside Burlingame Republican Convention Apr.30   West Oakland West Oakland shooting leaves 6 injured, 5 by gunfire

May 2016 ... more > Top ^
May.3  Oracle Arena  Warriors rally in fourth for 2-0 series lead on Portland May.6  Potrero Hill  Woman stabbed in SF home was longtime defense attorney  SF City Hall  Hunger striker supporters protest at San Francisco City Hall May.7  Warriors  Lillard has 40, Blazers cut Warriors' advantage to 2-1 May.9   Warriors Stephen Curry is first unanimous NBA MVP
 Warriors  Curry, Warriors beat Blazers in OT May.11  Highway 4  Shooting on Hwy. 4 in Pittsburg leaves one dead, one wounded  Los Gatos  Two dead in connection to crime scenes in Los Gatos, Campbell   Oracle Arena Warriors advance to Western Conference Finals after beating Blazers 125-121 in Game 5 May.12   SJ Arena Sharks roll over Predators in Game 7, advance to West final May.14  Concord  Concord police warn residents of swarm of aggressive bees May.16  Oracle Arena  Durant, Westbrook power Thunder past Warriors 108-102 May.18  Pittsburg  Police in Pittsburg investigating officer-involved shooting; 3 hospitalized  Alameda  Encinal High School student in Alameda died at conclusion of football conditioning  Oracle Arena  Curry dazzles again, Warriors even series with Thunder 1-1 May.19  SF Bayview  Woman, 29, fatally shot by police near SF’s Bayview   SF City Hall     SF mayor announces police chief's resignation following latest fatal police shooting   The breaking point for San Francisco Police Chief Greg Suhr came Thursday after his officers shot and killed a woman May.22  Warriors  Thunder take advantage as Warriors, Green lose poise in Game 3  Vallejo  1 dead, 2 injured, in Vallejo house fire May.24   San Leandro Woman, child killed in collision with Amtrak train  Warriors  Warriors on brink of elimination as Thunder close in on NBA Finals May.25  Santa Clara  5-alarm blaze tears through Santa Clara strip mall   SJ Arena Sharks oust Blues to earn first-ever trip to Stanley Cup Final  Novato  1 killed, 1 injured in Novato shooting, stabbing May.26  Oracle Arena  Warriors stave off elimination, beat OKC  SF Downtown  Hillary Clinton makes campaign stop in San Francisco May.28  Warriors  Thompson's 41 points, 11 3s save Golden State's season May.30   Oracle Arena   Warriors complete Game 7 comeback over Thunder to reach Finals   The Warriors overcame a 3-1 deficit to win the Western Conference Finals and advance for the second straight year in the NBA Final

June 2016 ... more > Top ^
Jun.1   Fremont Manhunt underway after 2 officers shot in Fremont
 San Jose  Penguins edge Sharks 2-1 in OT, take 2-0 lead in Stanley Cup Final Jun.2   Oracle Arena Warriors take Game 1 of NBA Finals against Cavs Jun.5   Oracle Arena Draymond Green takes on starring role in Warriors’ Game 2 win Jun.6  San Jose  Penguins hold off Sharks to take 3-1 Cup Final lead Jun.8   Warriors Warriors lost to Cleveland Cavaliers 120-90 Jun.9  SJ Arena  Sharks stave off elimination, top Penguins 4-2 in Game 5 Jun.10   Warriors Warriors get physical, wear down Cavaliers to grab 3-1 Finals lead Jun.12   SJ Arena   Penguins clinch Stanley Cup with Game 6 win over Sharks   The Pittsburgh Penguins capped off a memorable season with a 3-1 Game 6 victory over the San Jose Sharks on Sunday  Warriors  Warriors’ Draymond Green suspended for Game 5 Jun.13   LinkedIn Microsoft to pay $26.2 billion for LinkedIn’s contacts   Oracle Arena Kyrie, LeBron overwhelm shorthanded Warriors to force Game 6 of Finals Jun.14   Oakland Downtown 16-year-old girl killed, 3 other injured in shooting   San Jose Downtown San Jose motorcycle officer died after collision Jun.16  Oakland City Hall  Oakland’s new Police Chief Fairow removed from job   Warriors Warriors fall to Cavs in Game 6, force Game 7 Jun.17  Oakland City Hall  Acting Oakland police Chief Paul Figueroa withdraws from position Jun.19  Bernal Heights  42 displaced as firefighters contain huge 5-alarm fire in Mission   Oracle Arena   LeBron, Cavs pull off the unthinkable by dethroning Warriors for NBA title
  LeBron James and Cleveland after trailing 3–1 in a championship series reversed course to win three straight games—the last a 93-89 victory in Game 7
 Cleveland is the first team to ever topple a 73–win titan
Jun.23   Moffett Field Obama lands in Bay Area for Stanford entrepreneurship summit Jun.26  SF Downtown  Pride Parade honors Orlando shooting victims

July 2016 ... more > Top ^
Jul.3  East Oakland  4 killed in Oakland in 2 weekend shootings Jul.4  Warriors  Kevin Durant announces he will sign with the Warriors Jul.6   Emeryville Massive 6-alarm fire destroys several townhomes
Jul.17  UC Berkeley  Cal student body found following Nice attack Jul.21  Millbrae  Blaze tears through Millbrae Community Center   Oakland City Hall Black Lives Matter protesters chain themselves to doors of Police Department Jul.24   Yahoo   Yahoo, Verizon set to announce $4.8 billion deal  An agreement to sell core Internet business like Yahoo News, Flickr and Tumblr would mark the conclusion of a tough four years for CEO Mayer Jul.26  San Jose  Soberanes Fire affects Bay Area air quality Jul.27  Bay Area  Fourth Spare the Air alert in a row called for Bay Area Jul.29  Santa Clara  15-year-old girl killed, five injured in crash

August 2016 ... more > Top ^
Aug.4  Chinatown  Chinatown gang leader gets life in prison Aug.6  SF Downtown  Man fatally shot while playing Pokemon Go Aug.7  Hayward  3 teens shot, 1 fatally, in Hayward Aug.14  Oakland Downtown  2 men killed, another injured in Oakland shooting Aug.18  SF Castro  Nude statue of Donald Trump raises eyebrows in San Francisco Aug.21  San Jose Downtown  San Jose: Double-fatal shooting claims lives of brothers Aug.27   Levi's Stadium   Colin Kaepernick sits out national anthem
  49ers quarterback refused to stand for the national anthem before Friday’s preseason game against the Packers in protest of racial inequalities
Aug.30   Apple Apple should pay up to €13bn in back taxes Aug.31   Rohnert Park 2 young girls killed after car overturns, falls in Petaluma River

September 2016 ... more > Top ^
Sep.2   Levi's Stadium Santa Clara police may boycott 49ers games
Sep.4  Highway 880  2 students killed in I-880 crash Sep.5  Fishermans Wharf  49ers' Bruce Miller released after arrest for punching 70-year-old man Sep.7  SF Downtown  Apple unveils new iPhone 7, wireless AirPods at event in San Francisco   Oakland City Hall   Oakland moves to fire 4 cops, suspend 7 in sex scandal
  An investigation into sexual misconduct at the Oakland Police Department that began with an officer’s suicide a year ago ended Wednesday
Sep.8   Wells Fargo Wells Fargo fined $185 million for unauthorized account openings Sep.18   Chinatown Rose Pak’s death brings friends, family to her apartment Sep.22   Yahoo Attack on Yahoo hit 500 million users Sep.27  Wells Fargo  Wells Fargo CEO gives up some pay as Labor Dept. starts probe  Santa Rosa  Two riders killed during AMA Pro Flat Track race Sep.30  SF Tenderloin  1 killed, 3 injured in San Francisco Tenderloin shooting

October 2016 ... more > Top ^
Oct.5  Giants  Bumgarner, Gillaspie lift Giants past Mets, into NLDS Oct.8   Fishermans Wharf 2 children in critical condition after boat sinks off Pier 45
 San Jose  88-year-old San Jose woman beaten in home invasion dies Oct.23   East Oakland Shooting injuring seven people Oct.24  San Francisco  Two men found shot dead after family argument Oct.25   Pittsburg Two pilots were killed in a plane crash Oct.27  Twitter  Twitter cuts 9 percent of staff, seeks profit in 2017 Oct.30  Oakland Hills  Storm topples trees, causes accidents in parts of Bay Area Oct.31  Oakland  Massive fire at building under construction

November 2016 ... more > Top ^
Nov.6   Oakland Downtown 8 injured, 2 arrested in downtown Oakland shooting
Nov.8  Hayward  Two men slain in Hayward shooting Nov.10   Oakland Downtown   Another night of anti-Trump rallies under way in Bay Area   Anti-Trump demonstrators gathered in downtown Oakland while a small group of protesters marched along San Francisco’s Market Street Nov.11   East Oakland 2 women and their son found slain at scene of Oakland fire Nov.12  SF Downtown  Anti-Trump protesters fill streets of San Francisco Nov.18   Santa Clara   Foam floods Martin Avenue in Santa Clara after alarm malfunction   An apparent malfunction caused a massive spill of foam that is used to fight fires. The spill was so massive that it blocked a street behind...  Half Moon Bay  1 person dies, 1 hurt in plane crash near Half Moon Bay Airport Nov.24   South SF Officer seriously injured after hit in head with skateboard   San Jose Downtown   2 jail inmates on lam after rappelling from 2nd story window Map of Santa Clara County Jail San Jose
  4 inmates cut their way through the bars and rappelled down the side of a jail using a makeshift rope. Two of the men were recaptured
Nov.27   San Francisco Muni computer hack caused payment machines to shut down Nov.28   Antioch 3 deaths may be tied to community Thanksgiving dinner Nov.30  North Oakland  2 fatally shot  South San Jose  2nd escaped Santa Clara County inmate arrested

December 2016 ... more > Top ^
Dec.3   Fruitvale     36 dead in fire at Oakland party
Map of 31st Avenue and International Boulevard Oakland
  The blaze ignited around 11:30 p.m. Friday night in a large converted warehouse. As many as 100 people were inside for a performance
 Golden Donna 100 Percent Silk touring electronic dance music show. Some of the victims were apparently trapped in the blaze when they couldn’t escape down a makeshift, one-way stairwell leading to the second floor that was built out of wooden pallets
Dec.4  Fruitvale  Warehouse fire death toll climbs to 33, and includes teens   Oakland City Hall Mayor says criminal investigation activated in Ghost Ship fire Dec.14   Yahoo Over 1 billion Yahoo accounts had data stolen in 2013 breach Dec.15  East Oakland  2 men gunned down at Oakland gas station Dec.16   Chinatown Car slams into Muni bus stop in Chinatown, injuring 10 Dec.19   West San Jose Homicide tally ties 25-year high after gas station shooting Dec.21   San Francisco Uber halts S.F. self-driving pilot in showdown with DMV Dec.24  Raiders  Derek Carr to have surgery after breaking fibula



Pacifica sidewalk collapses; thousands lose power in S.F. 2 dead, 6 injured in bus crash on Hwy 101 in San Jose   The Greyhound bus crash was reported at 6:38 a.m. on northbound U.S. Highway 101 near northbound state Highway 85 in San Jose CHP chase in San Francisco ends with 3 people dead Torso found in Fremont could be linked to missing person case in Brisbane   Bay Area’s first Zika case diagnosed in Napa County  A pregnant woman who had traveled to Central America has tested positive for the virus in the Bay Area’s first case of the mosquito-borne di... 9 injured as ACE commuter train derails in Niles Canyon Map of Niles Canyon Sunol




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Jan.13  East Oakland  Plumber rescued after being stuck in hole for 13 hours
Jan.17   Pacifica
Jan.19   Highway 101
Jan.28  Santa Rosa  2 dead after plane crashes near Santa Rosa airport
Feb.6   South of Market
Feb.24   Fremont
Mar.2   Napa
Mar.7   Sunol
  An Altamont Corridor Express train derailed Monday evening northeast of Fremont, injuring 14 passengers as the first car fell into a creek.    The front car of the ACE commuter train was ha...
Mar.10  Marin County  Flooding a concern as rain pounds North Bay Mar.12   Eastern Span Bus shooting injures 4, leads to closure of southbound I-880 Mar.13   Moraga Hundreds evacuate after Moraga gas line ruptures in sinkhole Mar.13  San Francisco  Storm topples trees, prompts high surf advisory in San Francisco Mar.16   Concord BART service disruption on Bay Point line to last   A disruption between North Concord/Martinez and Pittsburg/Bay Point stations is expected to cause system-wide delays into the night Apr.16   Ocean Beach Search suspended for 2 missing swimmers at Ocean Beach Apr.22  Hayward  New BART train crashes during testing in Hayward Apr.25  El Cerrito  Power fully restored to thousands following massive outage in East Bay May.14  Concord  Concord police warn residents of swarm of aggressive bees May.18  Alameda  Encinal High School student in Alameda died at conclusion of football conditioning May.22  Vallejo  1 dead, 2 injured, in Vallejo house fire May.24   San Leandro Woman, child killed in collision with Amtrak train May.25  Santa Clara  5-alarm blaze tears through Santa Clara strip mall Jun.14   San Jose Downtown San Jose motorcycle officer died after collision Jun.19  Bernal Heights  42 displaced as firefighters contain huge 5-alarm fire in Mission Jul.6   Emeryville Massive 6-alarm fire destroys several townhomes Jul.17  UC Berkeley  Cal student body found following Nice attack Jul.21  Millbrae  Blaze tears through Millbrae Community Center Jul.26  San Jose  Soberanes Fire affects Bay Area air quality Jul.27  Bay Area  Fourth Spare the Air alert in a row called for Bay Area Jul.29  Santa Clara  15-year-old girl killed, five injured in crash Aug.31   Rohnert Park 2 young girls killed after car overturns, falls in Petaluma River Sep.4  Highway 880  2 students killed in I-880 crash Oct.8   Fishermans Wharf 2 children in critical condition after boat sinks off Pier 45 Oct.25   Pittsburg Two pilots were killed in a plane crash Oct.30  Oakland Hills  Storm topples trees, causes accidents in parts of Bay Area Oct.31  Oakland  Massive fire at building under construction Nov.18   Santa Clara Foam floods Martin Avenue in Santa Clara after alarm malfunction   An apparent malfunction caused a massive spill of foam that is used to fight fires. The spill was so massive that it blocked a street behind... Nov.18  Half Moon Bay  1 person dies, 1 hurt in plane crash near Half Moon Bay Airport Nov.28   Antioch 3 deaths may be tied to community Thanksgiving dinner Dec.3   Fruitvale   36 dead in fire at Oakland party Map of 31st Avenue and International Boulevard Oakland
  The blaze ignited around 11:30 p.m. Friday night in a large converted warehouse. As many as 100 people were inside for a performance
 Golden Donna 100 Percent Silk touring electronic dance music show. Some of the victims were apparently trapped in the blaze when they couldn’t escape down a makeshift, one-way stairwell leading to the second floor that was built out of wooden pallets
Dec.4  Fruitvale  Warehouse fire death toll climbs to 33, and includes teens Dec.4   Oakland City Hall Mayor says criminal investigation activated in Ghost Ship fire Dec.16   Chinatown Car slams into Muni bus stop in Chinatown, injuring 10



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2016 Mar.9  UC Berkeley  UC Berkeley law school dean steps down over sex harassment case Apr.24   Moffett Field Solar-powered plane lands at Moffett Federal Airfield   The one-of-a-kind aircraft will remain in the Bay Area until conditions allow it to depart and then will continue on its around-the-world jo... May.18  Alameda  Encinal High School student in Alameda died at conclusion of football conditioning Jul.17  UC Berkeley  Cal student body found following Nice attack



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2016 Jan.26  Apple  Apple warns iPhone sales set to fall for first time Jan.30  SF Downtown  Football fans elated at kickoff of Super Bowl week in San Francisco Feb.1  Google  Alphabet - owner of Google - takes top spot from Apple Feb.2  Yahoo  Yahoo to cut its workforce by 15% Feb.16   Apple Apple must help US hack San Bernardino killer's phone
  A U.S. magistrate has ordered Apple to help the Obama administration hack into an iPhone belonging to one of the shooters in San Bernardino
Feb.17  San Jose  California bullet train headed first to San Jose Mar.12   Google Google's AlphaGo beats Go master Lee Se-dol Apr.1   Tesla Tesla has 115,000 reservations for new Model 3 Apr.19  Intel  Intel to cut 12,000 jobs from global operations Apr.26  Apple  Apple revenue declines for the first time in 13 years Jun.13   LinkedIn Microsoft to pay $26.2 billion for LinkedIn’s contacts Jul.24   Yahoo Yahoo, Verizon set to announce $4.8 billion deal  An agreement to sell core Internet business like Yahoo News, Flickr and Tumblr would mark the conclusion of a tough four years for CEO Mayer Aug.30   Apple Apple should pay up to €13bn in back taxes Sep.7  SF Downtown  Apple unveils new iPhone 7, wireless AirPods at event in San Francisco Sep.8   Wells Fargo Wells Fargo fined $185 million for unauthorized account openings Sep.22   Yahoo Attack on Yahoo hit 500 million users Sep.27  Wells Fargo  Wells Fargo CEO gives up some pay as Labor Dept. starts probe Oct.27  Twitter  Twitter cuts 9 percent of staff, seeks profit in 2017 Oct.31  Oakland  Massive fire at building under construction Nov.27   San Francisco Muni computer hack caused payment machines to shut down Dec.14   Yahoo Over 1 billion Yahoo accounts had data stolen in 2013 breach Dec.21   San Francisco Uber halts S.F. self-driving pilot in showdown with DMV



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2016 Jan.1  Stanford  Stanford Cardinal beat Iowa Hawkeyes 45-16 in Rose Bowl Jan.3   49ers 49ers fire head coach Jim Tomsula
Jan.12  Raiders  Rams, not Raiders, approved for move to Los Angeles Jan.14  49ers  San Francisco 49ers hire Chip Kelly as head coach Jan.30  SF Downtown  Football fans elated at kickoff of Super Bowl week in San Francisco Feb.7   Levi's Stadium Broncos beat Panthers for first Super Bowl title since 1998
  Denver was led by its defense, which recorded 7 sacks, forced 3 fumbles and intercepted Cam Newton once
 Running back C.J. Anderson had 90 rushing yards, including an impressive 34-yard carry in the second quarter. Peyton Manning struggled in the game, completing fewer than half of his passes with no touchdowns and an interception. Von Miller named Super Bowl 50 MVP
Feb.25  Warriors  Stephen Curry erupts for 51 points, 10 threes against Magic Feb.27   Warriors Stephen Curry stuns Thunder with ridiculous game-winning three Mar.12   Google Google's AlphaGo beats Go master Lee Se-dol Apr.1  Oracle Arena  Warriors' home winning streak ends at 54 in loss to Celtics Apr.10  Warriors  Warriors top Spurs for 72nd win, set up date with history Apr.13   Oracle Arena Warriors surpass Bulls with record 73rd win of season
  Golden State are dissecting a wounded Memphis team 125–104 to break Chicago’s seemingly unbreakable regular-season 72-10 record
Apr.16  Oracle Arena  Stephen Curry leads Warriors past Rockets in playoff opener Apr.18  Oracle Arena  Golden State Warriors beat Houston Rockets in Game 2 Apr.25  Warriors  Stephen Curry out two weeks after MRI results show knee sprain Apr.27   Oracle Arena Warriors roll into second round of playoffs without Curry May.3  Oracle Arena  Warriors rally in fourth for 2-0 series lead on Portland May.7  Warriors  Lillard has 40, Blazers cut Warriors' advantage to 2-1 May.9   Warriors Stephen Curry is first unanimous NBA MVP May.9  Warriors  Curry, Warriors beat Blazers in OT May.11   Oracle Arena Warriors advance to Western Conference Finals after beating Blazers 125-121 in Game 5 May.12   SJ Arena Sharks roll over Predators in Game 7, advance to West final May.16  Oracle Arena  Durant, Westbrook power Thunder past Warriors 108-102 May.18  Alameda  Encinal High School student in Alameda died at conclusion of football conditioning May.18  Oracle Arena  Curry dazzles again, Warriors even series with Thunder 1-1 May.22  Warriors  Thunder take advantage as Warriors, Green lose poise in Game 3 May.24  Warriors  Warriors on brink of elimination as Thunder close in on NBA Finals May.25   SJ Arena Sharks oust Blues to earn first-ever trip to Stanley Cup Final May.26  Oracle Arena  Warriors stave off elimination, beat OKC May.28  Warriors  Thompson's 41 points, 11 3s save Golden State's season May.30   Oracle Arena Warriors complete Game 7 comeback over Thunder to reach Finals   The Warriors overcame a 3-1 deficit to win the Western Conference Finals and advance for the second straight year in the NBA Final Jun.1  San Jose  Penguins edge Sharks 2-1 in OT, take 2-0 lead in Stanley Cup Final Jun.2   Oracle Arena Warriors take Game 1 of NBA Finals against Cavs Jun.5   Oracle Arena Draymond Green takes on starring role in Warriors’ Game 2 win Jun.6  San Jose  Penguins hold off Sharks to take 3-1 Cup Final lead Jun.8   Warriors Warriors lost to Cleveland Cavaliers 120-90 Jun.9  SJ Arena  Sharks stave off elimination, top Penguins 4-2 in Game 5 Jun.10   Warriors Warriors get physical, wear down Cavaliers to grab 3-1 Finals lead Jun.12   SJ Arena Penguins clinch Stanley Cup with Game 6 win over Sharks   The Pittsburgh Penguins capped off a memorable season with a 3-1 Game 6 victory over the San Jose Sharks on Sunday Jun.12  Warriors  Warriors’ Draymond Green suspended for Game 5 Jun.13   Oracle Arena Kyrie, LeBron overwhelm shorthanded Warriors to force Game 6 of Finals Jun.16   Warriors Warriors fall to Cavs in Game 6, force Game 7 Jun.19   Oracle Arena LeBron, Cavs pull off the unthinkable by dethroning Warriors for NBA title
  LeBron James and Cleveland after trailing 3–1 in a championship series reversed course to win three straight games—the last a 93-89 victory in Game 7
 Cleveland is the first team to ever topple a 73–win titan
Jul.4  Warriors  Kevin Durant announces he will sign with the Warriors Aug.27   Levi's Stadium Colin Kaepernick sits out national anthem
  49ers quarterback refused to stand for the national anthem before Friday’s preseason game against the Packers in protest of racial inequalities
Sep.2   Levi's Stadium Santa Clara police may boycott 49ers games Sep.5  Fishermans Wharf  49ers' Bruce Miller released after arrest for punching 70-year-old man Sep.27  Santa Rosa  Two riders killed during AMA Pro Flat Track race Oct.5  Giants  Bumgarner, Gillaspie lift Giants past Mets, into NLDS Dec.24  Raiders  Derek Carr to have surgery after breaking fibula



SF Bay Area, Top Stories, 2016 Crime Timeline ... See Bay Area Crime timeline, World Crime timeline Top ^
2016 Jan.8   San Francisco Raymond ‘Shrimp Boy’ Chow found guilty
Jan.9   West Oakland Fatal shooting on BART train near West Oakland station Jan.27   South San Jose Suspect charged with murder in Kyle Myrick disappearance Jan.30   Golden Gate Park S.F. police arrest 2 fugitives near Golden Gate Park Feb.6   South of Market CHP chase in San Francisco ends with 3 people dead Feb.7  South Marin County  Deputies investigating double homicide in Marin City Feb.11   Vallejo Off-duty Richmond police officer killed in Vallejo Feb.14   San Francisco Shooting at S.F. Twin Peaks leaves 2 men dead, 1 injured   Police are looking for a suspect in an early-morning shooting Sunday at Twin Peaks’ lookout that left two men dead and one clinging to life Feb.16   Apple Apple must help US hack San Bernardino killer's phone
  A U.S. magistrate has ordered Apple to help the Obama administration hack into an iPhone belonging to one of the shooters in San Bernardino
Feb.19  Vallejo  1 dead, 3 injured in Vallejo shooting Mar.9  UC Berkeley  UC Berkeley law school dean steps down over sex harassment case Mar.12   Eastern Span Bus shooting injures 4, leads to closure of southbound I-880 Mar.23  Brentwood  'Bearded Bandit' sought for 15 bank robbery incidents arrested Mar.25  Concord  Boy injured in drive-by shooting in Concord Apr.7  Concord  Dental assistant accused of molesting 8-year-old patient arrested Apr.11  Fruitvale  2 men, 1 woman killed in separate Oakland shootings Apr.24   East San Jose San Jose police investigating homicide after two found dead Apr.29  Burlingame  5 arrested,1 injured in chaotic protest outside Burlingame Republican Convention Apr.30   West Oakland West Oakland shooting leaves 6 injured, 5 by gunfire May.6  Potrero Hill  Woman stabbed in SF home was longtime defense attorney May.6  SF City Hall  Hunger striker supporters protest at San Francisco City Hall May.11  Highway 4  Shooting on Hwy. 4 in Pittsburg leaves one dead, one wounded May.11  Los Gatos  Two dead in connection to crime scenes in Los Gatos, Campbell May.18  Pittsburg  Police in Pittsburg investigating officer-involved shooting; 3 hospitalized May.19  SF Bayview  Woman, 29, fatally shot by police near SF’s Bayview May.19   SF City Hall   SF mayor announces police chief's resignation following latest fatal police shooting   The breaking point for San Francisco Police Chief Greg Suhr came Thursday after his officers shot and killed a woman May.25  Novato  1 killed, 1 injured in Novato shooting, stabbing Jun.1   Fremont Manhunt underway after 2 officers shot in Fremont Jun.14   Oakland Downtown 16-year-old girl killed, 3 other injured in shooting Jul.3  East Oakland  4 killed in Oakland in 2 weekend shootings Jul.17  UC Berkeley  Cal student body found following Nice attack Aug.4  Chinatown  Chinatown gang leader gets life in prison Aug.6  SF Downtown  Man fatally shot while playing Pokemon Go Aug.7  Hayward  3 teens shot, 1 fatally, in Hayward Aug.14  Oakland Downtown  2 men killed, another injured in Oakland shooting Aug.21  San Jose Downtown  San Jose: Double-fatal shooting claims lives of brothers Sep.5  Fishermans Wharf  49ers' Bruce Miller released after arrest for punching 70-year-old man Sep.7   Oakland City Hall Oakland moves to fire 4 cops, suspend 7 in sex scandal
  An investigation into sexual misconduct at the Oakland Police Department that began with an officer’s suicide a year ago ended Wednesday
Sep.22   Yahoo Attack on Yahoo hit 500 million users Sep.30  SF Tenderloin  1 killed, 3 injured in San Francisco Tenderloin shooting Oct.8  San Jose  88-year-old San Jose woman beaten in home invasion dies Oct.23   East Oakland Shooting injuring seven people Oct.24  San Francisco  Two men found shot dead after family argument Nov.6   Oakland Downtown 8 injured, 2 arrested in downtown Oakland shooting Nov.8  Hayward  Two men slain in Hayward shooting Nov.11   East Oakland 2 women and their son found slain at scene of Oakland fire Nov.24   South SF Officer seriously injured after hit in head with skateboard Nov.24   San Jose Downtown 2 jail inmates on lam after rappelling from 2nd story window Map of Santa Clara County Jail San Jose
  4 inmates cut their way through the bars and rappelled down the side of a jail using a makeshift rope. Two of the men were recaptured
Nov.27   San Francisco Muni computer hack caused payment machines to shut down Nov.30  North Oakland  2 fatally shot Nov.30  South San Jose  2nd escaped Santa Clara County inmate arrested Dec.4   Oakland City Hall Mayor says criminal investigation activated in Ghost Ship fire Dec.14   Yahoo Over 1 billion Yahoo accounts had data stolen in 2013 breach Dec.15  East Oakland  2 men gunned down at Oakland gas station Dec.19   West San Jose Homicide tally ties 25-year high after gas station shooting



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2016 Feb.11   Milpitas President Obama wraps up two Bay Area fundraisers
Mar.1  Castro Valley  East Bay parks board votes to close gun club Apr.2  UC Berkeley  Bill, Chelsea Clinton discuss global issues at UC Berkeley Apr.8  Pacific Heights  At SF fundraiser, Obama criticizes GOP over high court nominee Apr.29  Burlingame  5 arrested,1 injured in chaotic protest outside Burlingame Republican Convention May.6  SF City Hall  Hunger striker supporters protest at San Francisco City Hall May.19   SF City Hall   SF mayor announces police chief's resignation following latest fatal police shooting   The breaking point for San Francisco Police Chief Greg Suhr came Thursday after his officers shot and killed a woman May.26  SF Downtown  Hillary Clinton makes campaign stop in San Francisco Jun.16  Oakland City Hall  Oakland’s new Police Chief Fairow removed from job Jun.17  Oakland City Hall  Acting Oakland police Chief Paul Figueroa withdraws from position Jun.23   Moffett Field Obama lands in Bay Area for Stanford entrepreneurship summit Jun.26  SF Downtown  Pride Parade honors Orlando shooting victims Jul.21   Oakland City Hall Black Lives Matter protesters chain themselves to doors of Police Department Aug.18  SF Castro  Nude statue of Donald Trump raises eyebrows in San Francisco Aug.27   Levi's Stadium Colin Kaepernick sits out national anthem
  49ers quarterback refused to stand for the national anthem before Friday’s preseason game against the Packers in protest of racial inequalities
Sep.2   Levi's Stadium Santa Clara police may boycott 49ers games
Sep.7   Oakland City Hall Oakland moves to fire 4 cops, suspend 7 in sex scandal
  An investigation into sexual misconduct at the Oakland Police Department that began with an officer’s suicide a year ago ended Wednesday
Sep.18   Chinatown Rose Pak’s death brings friends, family to her apartment Nov.10   Oakland Downtown Another night of anti-Trump rallies under way in Bay Area   Anti-Trump demonstrators gathered in downtown Oakland while a small group of protesters marched along San Francisco’s Market Street Nov.12  SF Downtown  Anti-Trump protesters fill streets of San Francisco Dec.4   Oakland City Hall Mayor says criminal investigation activated in Ghost Ship fire