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California’s ambitious plan to stop deadly wildfires may not be enough

As California fire officials roll out an ambitious plan to thin the state’s overgrown forests in an attempt to prevent another year of deadly wildfires, a growing body of research suggests their

The Hidden Motorsport Shop Of The Bay Area

A few weeks ago, I was wandering around the local RGruppe meet, just minding my own business and snapping photos when I noticed a crowd around a certain individual. I thought maybe it was someone who
Google commits $13 billion for U.S. datacenters and offices in 2019

Google commits $13 billion for U.S. datacenters and offices in 2019

Google says that for the second year in a row, it's growing faster outside the Bay Area than in it. Here's where the company will be investing in 2019.

MeeSeeks, MeeDestroy: Marcus Fry’s LS-Powered 510

If you caught my Winter Jam articles a couple of months ago, you may recall a particularly bold statement I made about Marcus Fry and his influence in the world of LS-powered swaps in California’s Bay

Oakland's tech startups are reportedly being gentrified out of their spaces by deep-pocketed marijuana growers

Former Wired editor-in-chief and drone entrepreneur Chris Anderson tweets: "Hearing from tech startups getting priced out of Oakland warehouse space because of soaring demand for indoor hydroponic pot
SFPD to announce update in cold case involving 'Doodler' serial killer in 1970s

SFPD to announce update in cold case involving 'Doodler' serial killer in 1970s

Police have not said exactly what today's update will be about.
Health officials find no radiation in Hunters Point, final progress report says

Health officials find no radiation in Hunters Point, final progress report says

Scans of that hole detected no radiation above background levels.
BART's major schedule changes for early riders start Feb. 11

BART's major schedule changes for early riders start Feb. 11

Crews will also be upgrading the electrical system and the tube's existing pumps.
San Francisco couple rescued after 5 days stuck in snowy California forest

San Francisco couple rescued after 5 days stuck in snowy California forest

They cleared the snow from the top of the Jeep and put a sign on a nearby tree.
Risk of black ice on Hwy 17 as freezing temps overnight turn snow into ice

Risk of black ice on Hwy 17 as freezing temps overnight turn snow into ice

Black ice may cause some problems today for drivers near the Santa Cruz Mountains.
Frigid start to Wednesday with temperatures in the 30's for some

Frigid start to Wednesday with temperatures in the 30's for some

Temperatures will warm into the 50's this afternoon for most areas.
Southwest Airlines completes test flight to Hawaii

Southwest Airlines completes test flight to Hawaii

No dates have been announced but the recent partial federal government shutdown delayed the federal regulatory approval process.
Marijuana delivery business proving to be target for thieves in East Bay

Marijuana delivery business proving to be target for thieves in East Bay

The combination of cash and a cash crop seems to be a very tempting target for some thieves, especially when they can have their victims delivered to them.
Community rallying around East Bay family who lost father of 7 in wrong-way driver crash

Community rallying around East Bay family who lost father of 7 in wrong-way driver crash

“My dad is not here and without him everyone is sad,” said the 13-year-old son of Waheed Etimad. “They miss him a lot and I miss him.”
More wheels stolen off cars in Hayward

More wheels stolen off cars in Hayward

More wheels are disappearing from vehicles in an East Bay City.
Oakland teachers rally ahead of council meeting in hopes of better contract

Oakland teachers rally ahead of council meeting in hopes of better contract

Oakland teachers are hoping some political pressure will help get them a better contract offer. One day after 95 percent of Oakland teachers voted to authorize a strike, teachers and their supporters
Former Milpitas Police Officer charged with filing false police report

Former Milpitas Police Officer charged with filing false police report

A former Milpitas Police Officer has surrendered on Tuesday and has been charged for filing a false police report.
Snow blankets Santa Cruz Mountains

Snow blankets Santa Cruz Mountains

There were lots of snowball fights to be seen near the entrance to Castle Rock State Park off of Skyline Boulevard and Highway 9 today.
$26K worth of jewelry stolen at open house in Walnut Creek

$26K worth of jewelry stolen at open house in Walnut Creek

Suspects get away with $26K worth of jewelry during an Open House in Walnut Creek.
Five-hour standoff with barricaded man in San Mateo ends with arrest

Five-hour standoff with barricaded man in San Mateo ends with arrest

Police officers in San Mateo spent five hours on the phone working with man wanted on a felony warrant who was barricaded in an apartment Monday night.