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Nov 01, 2014

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Virgin Galactic spaceship crashes during test flight — KTVU-AP MOJAVE, Calif. - Virgin Galactic has reported that its SpaceShipTwo space tourism rocket has crashed during a test flight due to an unspecified problem. The company tweeted Friday morning that SpaceShipTwo was flying under rocket power and then tweeted that it had "experienced an in-flight anomaly."

2 Investigates: CHP response to deadly crash and fire... — ALAMO - The California Highway Patrol is responding to criticism that two of its officers did not check out a fatal crash and fire, reported by a witness, just a few hundred yards away from their location. The CHP says the officers had just pulled over a drunk driver and alerted dispatch about the crash, but at least one witness isn't satisfied.
Oct 31, 2014

A DUI stop, a crash and a fire - all factors in a case where some question CHP's response to a man's plea for help.…

'CastroWeen' expected to draw big crowds, bring business back... — SAN FRANCISCO - Friday will be a busy day for San Francisco celebration. In addition to the Giants' Parade, the Castro District expects to draw its usual Halloween crowd. While that crowd has been smaller in recent years, the neighborhood is still a huge attraction.
Oct 31, 2014

'CastroWeen' expected to draw big crowds, bring business back...…

Caretaker, 2 others stabbed at 'Board and Care' home — Azenith Smith/ SAN JOSE, Calif. - A caretaker and two others were stabbed at a Board and Care home in San Jose Thursday night by one of the home's clients. The home on Whinney Place Way houses clients that are mentally disturbed and/or challenged. San Jose police just after 5 p.m.
Oct 31, 2014

RT @KTVU: #SanJose 3 stabbed, including caretaker, at Board & Care home

All Oakland public schools dismissed because of gas odor — and Wires OAKLAND, Calif. - All Oakland public schools have been dismissed early Thursday because of a strong odor of natural gas spreading through the city, school district officials said. Initially the school district only evacuated five schools in the West Oakland, downtown and Lake Merritt areas, but said at about 3:30 p.m.
Oct 30, 2014

Apparent gas leak prompted evacuations at schools & offices across Oakland.…

Giants Victory Parade preps underway

2 Investigates: South Bay school board candidate faces... — CUPERTINO, Calif. - Online rants, including one about starting a "wife beating club," have parents in the Cupertino Union School District asking serious questions about school board candidateChris Zhang. The controversial posts appeared on the Chinese message board "" between 2008 and 2012.
Oct 30, 2014

Cupertino Union school board candidate denies writing controversial web posts, admits violent encounter #KTVU…

Giants victory parade planned for Friday — and Wires SAN FRANCISCO - San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee announced Wednesday evening that the city will hold a victory parade for the Giants on Friday following the team's Game 7 World Series victory against the Kansas City Royals. Lee congratulated the Giants for their third World Series win in five years.
Oct 30, 2014

RT @KTVU: Preparations for #WorldSeries Parade began early this morning w/banners, bleachers, stages

Oakland Mayor Jean Quan faces tough re-election — By FENIT NIRAPPIL The Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. - Oakland is working to shed its reputation as a mismanaged and crime-ridden city. New stores, restaurants and entertainment options have been reinvigorating downtown. Unemployment is falling and young professionals are pouring in as the San Francisco Bay Area's technology sector booms. City officials say they are making progress in negotiations to build new facilities for the Raiders and Athletics.
Oct 29, 2014

"I need to get some credit for things that are going right." Oakland Mayor Jean Quan faces tough re-election…

'Hello Kitty' arrested on drunken driving charge — KTVU-AP GORHAM, Maine - Police say a Maine woman who was pulled over while wearing a Hello Kitty costume was arrested on a drunken driving charge. Gorham police say officers stopped 37-year-old Carrie Gipson, of Westbrook, at about 2 a.m. Sunday because she was driving in the wrong lane.

San Jose Giants was starting point for many starting SF Giants... — Azenith Smith/ SAN JOSE, Calif. - Six of the starting players on the San Francisco Giants lineup began their professional careers playing for the minor league baseball team, the San Jose Giants. "We have 14 players that are on the World Series roster right now that are former San Jose Giants," said San Jose Giants Broadcaster Joe Ritzo.
Oct 29, 2014

RT @SJGiants: Check out a @KTVU segment on the #SFGiants World Series players that got their start with the #SJGiants