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01-01 Police Fatally Shoot Man At BART Station 3401 E 12th St, Fruitvale
2. 01-13 Carol Bartz to head Yahoo Yahoo
D. 01-24 Heroic Pilot Honored In Homecoming Danville
4. 03-12 Roche to take over Genentech for $47B Genentech
F. 03-21 4 officers fatally shot, gunman dead 73rd ave and Hillside Street, East Oakland
G. 03-30 6 Dead In Apparent Murder-Suicide Santa Clara
7. 04-01 Home prices in free fall Bay Area
8. 04-20 Oracle To Buy Sun For $7.4B Oracle
J. 05-01 Flu cases grow, 8 Bay Area schools closed Bay Area

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  Police Fatally Shoot Man At BART Station Map of 3401 E 12th St Oakland
Jan.1   Fruitvale
  Police confronted several young men at the Fruitvale station departing from SF train and were trying to restrain 22-year-old Oscar Grant.    Police detained a number of people for questioning after the shooting and shut down the station to collect physical evidence. Later a protest ove...
Jan.8  Oakland Downtown  Over 100 Arrested In Shooting Protest
Jan.11  Wells Fargo  Wells has more branches than any bank
 SF Downtown  Pro-Israel March Follows Palestinians' One
Jan.13   Yahoo
Jan.14  Apple  Apple CEO Jobs taking medical leave
Jan.18  San Jose Downtown  2nd Officer Involved Shooting In 3 Days
Jan.22  Intel  Intel to lay off up to 6,000
Jan.24   Danville
Jan.27  Golden Gate Bridge  Tanker Ship Runs Into Rocks Near Bridge
Feb.5  San Francisco  6 Firefighters Hurt, 1 Critical In House Fire
Feb.11  Richmond  West Contra Costa Board closes 4 schools
Feb.12  East San Jose  Tasered Suspect Dies After Struggle
Feb.17  Bay Area  Rain, Flooding Mar Bay Area Commute
 Sausalito  Sewage Spilling Into SF Bay
Feb.22  Bay Area  Rainstorm reached Bay Area
Feb.24  Fremont  Neighbor Objections Killed Fremont Park
 SF Chronicle  Hearst wants 'significant' cuts at Chronicle
Mar.3  San Jose City Hall  Councilwoman Nguyen Beating Recall
Mar.5  Bay Area  Bay Area unemployment jumps higher
Mar.12   Genentech
Mar.21   East Oakland
  2 officers and a suspect have been shot after a manhunt ended in gunfire, followed the shooting of 2 other officers during a traffic stop.    At about 3:10 p.m., police confronted the suspects close to location of the first shooting. Gunfire was exchanged between the parties, injuring 2 more officers and 26-y...
Mar.27  Coliseum  Mayor forgoes speech at officers' funeral Mar.30   Santa Clara 6 Dead In Apparent Murder-Suicide Apr.1   Bay Area Home prices in free fall
  Down 32.4 percent. Alameda and Contra Costa, which have been racked by foreclosures.    Low-priced homes, under $297,909, are now back to the level...
Apr.3  San Francisco  Ed Jew Sentenced To More Than 5 Years Apr.9  San Jose  Vandalism Likely In Big Phone Outage Apr.20   Oracle Oracle To Buy Sun For $7.4B
Apr.21  SF City Hall  Newsom Launches Run For Governor Apr.27  San Jose  Ducks Oust Sharks From Playoffs Apr.29  San Jose  Schools Closed Over Swine Flu Exposure  Oakland  Bey Indicted In Bailey, 2 Other Murders May.1   Bay Area   Flu cases grow, 8 Bay Area schools closed  Sonoma and Monterey counties announced their first probable cases of the H1N1 swine flu virus May.12  Oakland  Ask.com CEO leaving, Garell to take over  Oakland Downtown  97-Old Is Oakland's Oldest Homicide Victim May.13  Intel  EU slaps a record $1.45bn fine on Intel May.17  North Oakland  3 Killed In Berkeley Shooting, Oakl. Crash May.19  HP  Another 6,400 To Be Cut May.25  Highway 880  3 Dead, 1 Kid Critical In I-880 DUI Crash  North Oakland  Alleged Craigslist Robber Re-Caught May.31  Shoreline Amphitheatre  6 Stabbed During Kiss Concert Jun.8  San Francisco  Apple's New, Faster iPhone Jun.20  Steve Jobs  CEO Steve Jobs Had Liver Transplant Jun.22  Apple  Apple Sells More Than 1 Mil. New iPhones Jul.5  Oakland Downtown  Third Train Fatality In Oakland Area Jul.17  San Francisco  Pilot In SF Bay Spill: 10 Months In Prison Jul.18  San Francisco  44 Hurt In Muni Crash At West Portal Jul.23  Fremont  Toyota Pulling Out Of NUMMI Plant Jul.29  Yahoo  Microsoft and Yahoo seal web deal  SF Sunset  More Cars Torched In SF Arsons Aug.4  San Francisco  2 SF Journalists Pardoned In North Korea Aug.11  BART  Unions Split Over Contract Approval  Richmond-SR Bridge  2 Shot, Killed At Bridge Toll Plaza Aug.12  Oakland  Kaiser Permanente Cutting 1,850 Jobs Aug.13  BART  Strike set for Sunday night Aug.16   BART No Strike; New Deal Reached Aug.17  Napa  Cable allegedly assaulted Raiders asst. Aug.24  San Mateo  Explosion at high school Aug.27   Antioch Missing girl found 18 years on Map of 1554 Walnut Avenue Antioch
  A woman who was snatched from a bus stop as an 11-year-old child in 1991 turned up after being held in isolation in an backyard compound.    Jaycee Lee Dugard's alleged captor is a convicted sex offender Phillip Garrido. It was a bit strange that 'Alyssa' never c...
  Fremont Toyota to halt work at Nummi Aug.28  Oakland  Missing Boy's Foster Parents Arrested  UC Berkeley  UC Police Efforts Led To Kidnap Arrest Sep.2  San Bruno  Shooting At Skyline College Sep.3  Bay Bridge  San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge Closed Sep.9  SF Downtown  Steve Jobs lights up Apple show Sep.20  SF Mission  2 Arrested After Triple Shooting Kills 2 Sep.21  Antioch  Police Digging In Garridos' Backyard Sep.30  Chevron  Chevron Names New CEO; O'Reilly Retires Oct.5  UCSF  Researcher Wins Nobel Prize For Medicine Oct.8  Mountain View  Scientist Shares Nobel In Physics Oct.9  San Francisco  Ammiano Won't Apologize For Heckling Oct.12  UC Berkeley  Professor Wins Nobel Economics Prize Oct.14  Antioch  J. Dugard Speaks Out With New Photos Oct.15  San Francisco  Pres. Obama Makes 1st SF Visit Oct.20  Sun  Sun Micro Slashing Up To 3,000 Jobs Oct.23  Napa  Coach Cable Thankful For DA's Decision Oct.26   Iron Triangle   15-year-old girl gang-raped on campus   Police are looking for between four and seven males who allegedly beat, robbed and gang-raped a girl on the Richmond High School campus Oct.27   Bay Bridge Bridge closes after rod snaps Oct.30  Bay  Tanker Spills Oil Into San Francisco Bay Nov.2  East San Jose  2 Kids Attacked Halloween Night Nov.3  East Bay  Garamendi Wins House Seat Nov.6  SF Downtown  S.F. hotel workers open 3-day strike Nov.8  El Sobrante  Car Arsonist Torches 4 More Nov.11  Highway 3Com  HP to buy 3Com for $2.7B; ups guidance Nov.13  San Francisco  Troubled Bay Area banks begin to topple Nov.14  Berkeley  Child Missing After Aquatic Park Homicide Nov.19  Oakland  BART Shooting Trial To Be Held In L.A. Nov.20  UC Berkeley  40 Arrests Made To End UC Protests Nov.28  Novato  5 died in crash Dec.12  UC Berkeley  Protesters Torch Chancellor's Home Dec.14  El Cerrito  Boy, 14, accused of raping girl at school Dec.20  Oakland  Security Guard Shot, Killed Dec.24  San Rafael  Two Young Boys Robbed Store


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San Francisco
Wells has more branches than any bank
Hearst wants 'significant' cuts at Chronicle
Roche to take over Genentech for $47B
Apple's New, Faster iPhone
Ed Jew Sentenced To More Than 5 Years
Tanker Ship Runs Into Rocks Near Bridge
6 Firefighters Hurt, 1 Critical In House Fire
44 Hurt In Muni Crash At West Portal
Bridge closes after rod snaps
Pro-Israel March Follows Palestinians' One
Ed Jew Sentenced To More Than 5 Years
Newsom Launches Run For Governor
Pres. Obama Makes 1st SF Visit
East Bay
Toyota to halt work at Nummi
Chevron Names New CEO; O'Reilly Retires
Police Fatally Shoot Man At BART Station
Over 100 Arrested In Shooting Protest
4 officers fatally shot, gunman dead
3 Killed In Berkeley Shooting, Oakl. Crash
Alleged Craigslist Robber Re-Caught
Missing girl found 18 years on
Police Digging In Garridos' Backyard
15-year-old girl gang-raped on campus
3 Killed In Berkeley Shooting, Oakl. Crash
Over 100 Arrested In Shooting Protest
Heroic Pilot Honored In Homecoming
Mayor forgoes speech at officers' funeral
Garamendi Wins House Seat
Protesters Torch Chancellor's Home
Alameda County
Toyota to halt work at Nummi
Police Fatally Shoot Man At BART Station
Over 100 Arrested In Shooting Protest
4 officers fatally shot, gunman dead
3 Killed In Berkeley Shooting, Oakl. Crash
Alleged Craigslist Robber Re-Caught
3 Killed In Berkeley Shooting, Oakl. Crash
Over 100 Arrested In Shooting Protest
Mayor forgoes speech at officers' funeral
Protesters Torch Chancellor's Home
Silicon Valley
Carol Bartz to head Yahoo
Apple CEO Jobs taking medical leave
Intel to lay off up to 6,000
Microsoft and Yahoo seal web deal
2nd Officer Involved Shooting In 3 Days
Tasered Suspect Dies After Struggle
6 Dead In Apparent Murder-Suicide
6 Dead In Apparent Murder-Suicide
Councilwoman Nguyen Beating Recall
Contra Costa County
Chevron Names New CEO; O'Reilly Retires
Missing girl found 18 years on
Police Digging In Garridos' Backyard
15-year-old girl gang-raped on campus
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Police Fatally Shoot Man At BART Station
Over 100 Arrested In Shooting Protest
4 officers fatally shot, gunman dead
3 Killed In Berkeley Shooting, Oakl. Crash
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Over 100 Arrested In Shooting Protest
Mayor forgoes speech at officers' funeral
Bay Area
Bay Area unemployment jumps higher
Home prices in free fall
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Rain, Flooding Mar Bay Area Commute
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Flu cases grow, 8 Bay Area schools closed
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Peninsula
Oracle To Buy Sun For $7.4B
Another 6,400 To Be Cut
HP to buy 3Com for $2.7B; ups guidance
Explosion at high school
Shooting At Skyline College
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Tri Valley (680)
Chevron Names New CEO; O'Reilly Retires
Missing girl found 18 years on
Police Digging In Garridos' Backyard
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Heroic Pilot Honored In Homecoming
Garamendi Wins House Seat
Bay Area Bridges Your ad is here
2 Shot, Killed At Bridge Toll Plaza
Tanker Ship Runs Into Rocks Near Bridge
Bridge closes after rod snaps
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2nd Officer Involved Shooting In 3 Days
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January 2009 ... more > Top ^
Jan.1   Fruitvale  
  Police confronted several young men at the Fruitvale station departing from SF train and were trying to restrain 22-year-old Oscar Grant
 Police detained a number of people for questioning after the shooting and shut down the station to collect physical evidence. Later a protest over the shooting of an unarmed man on a train platform by BART police turned violent, just hours after 27-year-old officer Johannes Mehserle resigns
Jan.5  Apple  Jobs has hormone imbalance, remain CEO Jan.8   Oakland Downtown     Over 100 Arrested In Shooting Protest   The unruly demonstration spurred by the Jan. 1 shooting death of Oscar Grant III at the hands of BART police officer  Dublin  Body found in trash can. Family in jail Jan.9  East Palo Alto  2-year-old accidently shot by 12-year-old Jan.11   Wells Fargo Wells has more branches than any bank  Benicia  Woman Drives Car Into Swimming Pool   SF Downtown Pro-Israel March Follows Palestinians' One Jan.12  Foster City  Another Yelp lawsuit afer negative review Jan.13   Yahoo   Carol Bartz to head Yahoo
  Yahoo Inc. has named former Autodesk CEO as its new chief executive, ending a 2-month high-profile search for the struggling Internet giant.    She will replace Yahoo's co-founder Jerry Yang. Bartz, 60, currently chairwoman for Au...
 Oakland  BART Officer Arrested As Protests Loom Jan.14   Apple     Apple CEO Jobs taking medical leave  Apple co-founder and CEO Steve Jobs is taking a leave until June, even though a week ago the cancer survivor tried to assure investors Jan.15  Danville  Local Man Piloted Plane Crashed In NYC Jan.17  Vallejo  6 gangsters beating boy unconscious Jan.18   San Jose Downtown 2nd Officer Involved Shooting In 3 Days
Jan.22   Intel   Intel to lay off up to 6,000  Intel is consolidating its manufacturing operations as a part of a restructuring bid that will affect jobs from the U.S to the Philippines  Bay Area  Home Prices Down 50% From Peak Jan.24   Danville   Heroic Pilot Honored In Homecoming
  Thousands of people holding signs and waving flags cheered as the US Airways pilot who safely landed a jetliner in the river was honored.    Chesley Sullenberger was given a hero's homecoming in the town where he and his family live....
Jan.26  Los Altos  Missing Teens May Be Heading To L Vegas Jan.27   Golden Gate Bridge   Tanker Ship Runs Into Rocks Near Bridge  A tanker ship headed out of bay struck some underwater rocks and was in distress just west of the Golden Gate Bridge  Bay Area  Record foreclosures in Bay Area

February 2009 ... more > Top ^
Feb.1  Iron Triangle  Man fatally shot two brothers Feb.3  Oakland Downtown  13 Hurt After BART Trains Collide Feb.5   San Francisco 6 Firefighters Hurt, 1 Critical In House Fire  San Francisco  Bonds pleads not guilty Feb.6  Oakland  Band member and employee charged Feb.11   Richmond West Contra Costa Board closes 4 schools Feb.12   East San Jose     Tasered Suspect Dies After Struggle   A suspect in his 20s has died after becoming involved in what's being described as a 'violent struggle' with officers Feb.13  San Francisco  Witness: she saw trainer inject Bonds Feb.15  Santa Rosa  Armstrong survives brutal day Feb.17   Bay Area   Rain, Flooding Mar Bay Area Commute  An Oakland offramp from westbound Interstate Highway 980 at Jackson Street was flooded out   Sausalito Sewage Spilling Into SF Bay Feb.22   Bay Area Rainstorm reached Bay Area Feb.24  SF Tenderloin  1 Dead, 5 Hurt In Drive-By Shooting   Fremont Neighbor Objections Killed Fremont Park   SF Chronicle Hearst wants 'significant' cuts at Chronicle  Bay Area  Record drop in home prices Feb.25  Newsom  Newsom, Villaraigosa rivalry growing

March 2009 ... more > Top ^
Mar.1  Raiders  Cooper, Corey Smith Missing On Boat Mar.3   San Jose City Hall   Councilwoman Nguyen Beating Recall  Election results show embattled Madison Nguyen maintaining a lead ahead of the effort to oust her from her District 7 seat Mar.4  SF Downtown  Thousands Rally Ahead Of Prop. 8 Case Mar.5   Bay Area   Bay Area unemployment jumps higher  9.4 percent in the San Jose area, 9.2 percent in the East Bay and 7.5 percent in San Francisco metropolitan area. Statewide is 10.1 percent Mar.7  North Oakland  2 Suspects Killed In Stolen Car Crash  Clayton  Man Stabbed To Death At Post Office Mar.11  Napa  Driver, Horses Killed In Highway Crash Mar.12   Genentech   Roche to take over Genentech for $47B
  Swiss giant agreed to buy the 44% of biotech pioneer that it doesn't already own, ending a long corporate struggle.    The $95-per-share deal brings Roche all of the sales of cancer drugs as well as its promising research pipel...
Mar.18  Sun  IBM May Buy Sun Micro Mar.21  East Palo Alto  1 Dead, 4 Injured In Shooting  SF Downtown  Demonstration Marks Anniversary Of War   East Oakland   4 officers fatally shot, gunman dead Map of 73rd ave and Hillside Street Oakland
  2 officers and a suspect have been shot after a manhunt ended in gunfire, followed the shooting of 2 other officers during a traffic stop
 At about 3:10 p.m., police confronted the suspects close to location of the first shooting. Gunfire was exchanged between the parties, injuring 2 more officers and 26-year-old Lovelle Mixon, one of the suspects. Sgt. Mark Dunakin, 40; SWAT Sgt. Ervin Romans, 43; and SWAT Sgt. Daniel Sakai, 35. Officer John Hege, 41, was on life support
Mar.27  San Jose  Tesla Opts Out Of San Jose   Coliseum Mayor forgoes speech at officers' funeral Mar.28  San Carlos  Plane Goes Down In Marsh, 4 Hurt Mar.30   Santa Clara   6 Dead In Apparent Murder-Suicide
  Officers found five people dead and two wounded. One of the initial survivors, an infant girl, died after being taken to a hospital.    42-year-old Devan Kalathat was an engineer at Yahoo. He changed his name from Raghavan Devarajan after moving to the U.S. from southern India about 15 years ago. The shooter's wife...


April 2009 ... more > Top ^
Apr.1   Bay Area   Home prices in free fall
  Down 32.4 percent. Alameda and Contra Costa, which have been racked by foreclosures
 Low-priced homes, under $297,909, are now back to the levels of August 2000, 16 percent above their January 2000 levels
Apr.3   San Francisco Ed Jew Sentenced To More Than 5 Years Apr.9  Wells Fargo  Record 1Q Profit For Wells   San Jose Vandalism Likely In Big Phone Outage Apr.15  San Mateo Bridge  Winds push boat into Bridge Apr.16  Oakland  Accused Bailey Killer Striking Plea Deal Apr.17  East Oakland  8 & 10-Year-Old Attempt Store Robbery Apr.20   Oracle   Oracle To Buy Sun For $7.4B
  Oracle Corp. is pouncing on an opportunity that opened up after rival IBM abandoned an earlier bid to buy computer server and software maker
 Bay Area  Record Highs Set; Advisory Extended Apr.21   SF City Hall     Newsom Launches Run For Governor  Mayor formally announced his candidacy for state governor, entering a race that could see him competing against men 15 and 30 years his seni... Apr.25  East Oakland  3 Kids Shot In Broad Daylight On Street Apr.27  Castro Valley  Police Kill Man After Finding Body   San Jose Ducks Oust Sharks From Playoffs Apr.29   San Jose Schools Closed Over Swine Flu Exposure   Oakland Bey Indicted In Bailey, 2 Other Murders

May 2009 ... more > Top ^
May.1   Bay Area     Flu cases grow, 8 Bay Area schools closed
  Sonoma and Monterey counties announced their first probable cases of the H1N1 swine flu virus
 The new Sonoma County case involved a girl who recently traveled to Mexico
May.3  Berkeley  2 probable swine flu cases, school closed May.6  Wells Fargo  Wells said to need $15 billion May.12  Highway 680  Drivers Targeted In I-680 Shootings   Oakland Ask.com CEO leaving, Garell to take over   Oakland Downtown 97-Old Is Oakland's Oldest Homicide Victim  Bay Area  Bay Prices Fall 40% May.13   Intel EU slaps a record $1.45bn fine on Intel  SF City Hall  School officials vote to save JROTC May.15  SF City Hall  City Planning 1,000 More Layoffs May.17   North Oakland   3 Killed In Berkeley Shooting, Oakl. Crash   Berkeley Police responded to reports of gunfire. Officers chased the suspects to Oakland, where the Cadillac is killing two innocent bystand... May.18  San Jose  SJ Native Ends Hubble Work May.19   HP   Another 6,400 To Be Cut  Hewlett-Packard Co. plans to cut 2 percent of the company's total work force. The cuts are part of its huge acquisition of technology services May.20  El Cerrito  Police: Students Attacked Their Teacher May.21  San Francisco  OpenTable shares soar nearly 60% in IPO May.25   Highway 880 3 Dead, 1 Kid Critical In I-880 DUI Crash   North Oakland   Alleged Craigslist Robber Re-Caught   An ex-convict Damien Bell, 34, was in custody after being caught during a foot chase after being spotted by police at a café May.31   Shoreline Amphitheatre 6 Stabbed During Kiss Concert

June 2009 ... more > Top ^
Jun.1  Concord  Fire damaged 35 vehicles and apt building Jun.2  Cisco  Cisco Increases Technology Clout In Dow Jun.4  Giants  Big Unit wins 300th game  Concord  Girl Becomes 1st Bay Area Swine Flu Death Jun.5  SF Tenderloin  Underground Blast Shakes Tenderloin Jun.8   San Francisco   Apple's New, Faster iPhone  iPhone 3G S is a souped-up device that offers much faster processing speeds, a video recorder, compass and voice commands  Danville  3.7 Quake Strikes Near Danville Jun.10  Palm  Palm Appoints Former Apple Whiz As CEO Jun.20   Steve Jobs CEO Steve Jobs Had Liver Transplant
 SF Zoo  Zoo Considering Layoffs, Other Cuts Jun.22   Apple Apple Sells More Than 1 Mil. New iPhones Jun.23  San Carlos  Tesla Motors To Get Big Loan From U.S. Jun.24  LinkedIn  LinkedIn hires new CEO Jun.26  Castro Valley  Business owner fatally shot Jun.27  SF Tenderloin  1 Killed, 2 Injured, Outside Nightclub Jun.28  San Jose  Bay Area Bakes In Weekend Heat Wave Jun.29  Apple  CEO Jobs Back At Work Few Days A Week

July 2009 ... more > Top ^
Jul.4  East Oakland  1 Dead, 7 Hurt In Liquor Store Shooting Jul.5   Oakland Downtown Third Train Fatality In Oakland Area
Jul.7  Google  New Oper. System To Take On Microsoft Jul.14  Contra Costa County  Firm To Pay $2.5M For False Air Reports Jul.16  Bay Area  Bay Area home prices, sales rise Jul.17   San Francisco Pilot In SF Bay Spill: 10 Months In Prison Jul.18   San Francisco   44 Hurt In Muni Crash At West Portal   A westbound Metro line-L Taraval train slammed into the back of a Metro line-KT Ingleside/3rd Street train that was stopped in the station Jul.21  Oakland  Voters Pass Pot Tax To Boost City Coffers Jul.23   Fremont Toyota Pulling Out Of NUMMI Plant  South SF  4-Alarm Fire Rages At Salami Plant Jul.29   Yahoo   Microsoft and Yahoo seal web deal   Yahoo and Microsoft have announced a long-rumoured internet search deal that will help the companies take on chief rival Google   SF Sunset More Cars Torched In SF Arsons Jul.31  BART  BART, Unions Announce Deal, Avoid Strike

August 2009 ... more > Top ^
Aug.3  San Francisco  2 Hikers Held In Iran Were SF Journalists Aug.4   San Francisco 2 SF Journalists Pardoned In North Korea
Aug.6  Twitter  Twitter site reopens after attack Aug.10  Santa Clara  24 Stuck On Great America Roller Coaster Aug.11   BART Unions Split Over Contract Approval   Richmond-SR Bridge   2 Shot, Killed At Bridge Toll Plaza  Schwarzenegger issued a statement regarding the death of a toll collector Deborah Ross, who was one of two people killed in a shooting  Oakland  FBI Joins Search For Disabled Boy Aug.12   Oakland Kaiser Permanente Cutting 1,850 Jobs Aug.13   BART Strike set for Sunday night Aug.16   BART     No Strike; New Deal Reached
  Officials said that a tentative agreement was reached in the labor dispute that threatened to cripple public transit during Monday's commute
Aug.17   Napa Cable allegedly assaulted Raiders asst. Aug.18  Tesla  Tesla Motors Building Parts Factory  Vallejo  Homes Saved From 8-Alarm Brushfire Aug.21  East Oakland  14-Year-Old Shot, Killed Aug.24   San Mateo   Explosion at high school   An apparent pipebomb exploded Monday morning inside Hillsdale High School but there were no injuries. One person in police custody Aug.27   Antioch   Missing girl found 18 years on Map of 1554 Walnut Avenue Antioch
  A woman who was snatched from a bus stop as an 11-year-old child in 1991 turned up after being held in isolation in an backyard compound
 Jaycee Lee Dugard's alleged captor is a convicted sex offender Phillip Garrido. It was a bit strange that 'Alyssa' never called Garrido 'Dad.' Phillip Garrido was on parole for a conviction in another kidnapping case at the time Dugard was taken
  Fremont   Toyota to halt work at Nummi
  Toyota's decided to stop making cars in Fremont in March will idle 4,700 workers at the New United Motor Manufacturing Inc. factory.    The decision send a shudder of job losses through more than a thousand Califor...
Aug.28  South SF  Ammonia leak. Thousands evacuated   Oakland Missing Boy's Foster Parents Arrested
  UC Berkeley UC Police Efforts Led To Kidnap Arrest

September 2009 ... more > Top ^
Sep.1  Oakland  No charges in disabled boy disappearance Sep.2   San Bruno   Shooting At Skyline College   a young man ran into the school's Learning Center bleeding from the lower torso and screaming at a teacher that he had been shot Sep.3   Bay Bridge   San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge Closed  As planned, the bridge was shut down to traffic at 8 p.m. so crews can do seismic retrofit work on the span Sep.6  Martinez  5-Alarm Apartment Fire Injures 2 Sep.8  Bay Bridge  Bridge Reopens After Crack Fixed Sep.9   SF Downtown Steve Jobs lights up Apple show
Sep.10  Highway 280  At Least 3 Dead In 280 Crash, Fire Sep.12  SF Sunset  Early Morning Outage Affects 35,000 Sep.15  Antioch  Garrido Home Searched For Clues Sep.16  Hayward  Pilot Survives Fiery Plane Crash  Google  Digital Books To Reincarnate As Paperback Sep.20   SF Mission 2 Arrested After Triple Shooting Kills 2 Sep.21   Antioch   Police Digging In Garridos' Backyard   Police started digging on property where a couple held a girl captive for 18 years in their investigation of two other child abductions  Sunnyvale  Hot weather relief centers offerred Sep.23  Chevron  Chevron sues Ecuador Sep.24  Bay Point  Deputy Hurt, Suspect Shot Dead  UC Berkeley  Students, Staff Walk Out To Protest Cuts Sep.25  East Oakland  Police Involved In Standoff At Apartment Sep.26  SF Zoo  Unhurt After Sneaking Into Grizzly Area Sep.30   Chevron   Chevron Names New CEO; O'Reilly Retires  Chevron Corp. board has promoted vice chairman John S. Watson, 52, to chairman and chief executive

October 2009 ... more > Top ^
Oct.1  Cisco  Cisco Agrees To Buy Tandberg For $3B Oct.5   UCSF Researcher Wins Nobel Prize For Medicine
 San Jose  2 Runners Die In San Jose Half Marathon Oct.7  49ers  49ers agree to 6-year deal with Crabtree Oct.8   Mountain View Scientist Shares Nobel In Physics Oct.9   San Francisco Ammiano Won't Apologize For Heckling Oct.12   UC Berkeley     Professor Wins Nobel Economics Prize  Oliver Williamson won the prize for analyses of economic governance - the way authority is exercised in companies and economic systems Oct.13  Cisco  Cisco To Buy Starent Networks For $2.9B  Bay Area  Floods, Outages As Storm Pounds Oct.14   Antioch J. Dugard Speaks Out With New Photos Oct.15   San Francisco   Pres. Obama Makes 1st SF Visit  President Barack Obama is asking his supporters for patience at a pair of fundraisers for the Democratic Party and Organizing for America Oct.17  East Oakland  3 people dead, 3 injured after crash Oct.20   Sun Sun Micro Slashing Up To 3,000 Jobs  Palo Alto  Lounge owner arrested in girlfriend death Oct.21  Tiburon  4-alarm house fire Oct.23   Napa Coach Cable Thankful For DA's Decision Oct.26   Iron Triangle     15-year-old girl gang-raped on campus Map of 1250 23rd St Richmond
  Police are looking for between four and seven males who allegedly beat, robbed and gang-raped a girl on the Richmond High School campus
 Police believe as many as a dozen people watched the girl get beaten and gang-raped outside her high school homecoming dance without reporting it
Oct.27  SF City Hall  Board Changes Tack On Immigrant Minors   Bay Bridge   Bridge closes after rod snaps
  Authorities indefinitely closed the Bay Bridge after a rod and a metal brace erected during an emergency repair job fell onto the westbound lanes.    The brace was startling a pair of drivers who collided with the debris and ...
Oct.30   Bay Tanker Spills Oil Into San Francisco Bay
 SF City Hall  Mayor Newsom Ends Run For Governor

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Nov.2  Bay Bridge  Repairs Complete: Bay Bridge Reopens   East San Jose 2 Kids Attacked Halloween Night
 Pittsburg  Sparks flew at new pipe factory Nov.3   East Bay   Garamendi Wins House Seat  Democrats retained control of a left-leaning district, electing a career politician who said he will side faithfully with the Obama administ...  Richmond  7th Arrest Made As Victim Speaks Out Nov.4  Antioch  Report Slams Garrido Parole 'Failures' Nov.6   SF Downtown S.F. hotel workers open 3-day strike Nov.8   El Sobrante   Car Arsonist Torches 4 More   4 vehicle fires happened at about the same time Saturday night in El Sobrante and Richmond Nov.9  Bay Bridge  Trucker dies as big-rig plummets off bridge Nov.11   Highway 3Com   HP to buy 3Com for $2.7B; ups guidance  Hewlett-Packard is buying the networking company. HP raised its 2010 guidance and reported preliminary quarterly earnings that topped foreca... Nov.12  Intel  Intel to pay AMD $1.25 billion Nov.13   San Francisco Troubled Bay Area banks begin to topple Nov.14   Berkeley   Child Missing After Aquatic Park Homicide   Dive teams are searching for the 8-month-old child of Zoelina Williams, who was found slain in the park Nov.16  San Francisco  12 Hurt In Shooting Outside Concert Nov.19   Oakland BART Shooting Trial To Be Held In L.A.  Google  Google previews Chrome operating system Nov.20   UC Berkeley 40 Arrests Made To End UC Protests Nov.22  West Oakland  Cop, Passenger Injured During Arrest Nov.25  Hayward  Girl Sees Father Shot In Dispute Over Dog Nov.28  Sonoma County  Pittsburg Couple Perished While Crabbing   Novato   5 died in crash   A car went through a red light and crashed into their vehicle on eastbound Highway 37 after 9:20 p.m.

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Dec.1  Campbell  Nation's Youngest Openly Gay Mayor Dec.3  Bay Area  Survey shows confidence is up  East Oakland  Police Shoot 2 Suspects, 1 Fatally Dec.5  Oakland  Teen Killed, 2 hurt In Front Of Home Dec.7  Mount Diablo Park  Rare Snow, Cold Weather Grip Bay Area Dec.9  SFSU  Students Protest Fee, Take Over Building Dec.12   UC Berkeley   Protesters Torch Chancellor's Home  Eight people are under arrest after protesters broke windows, lights and planters outside the home of Robert Birgeneau Dec.14   El Cerrito Boy, 14, accused of raping girl at school
Dec.20   Oakland Security Guard Shot, Killed Dec.21  East Oakland  51 arrested on charges of selling narcotics Dec.23  Hayward  Man In Custody After Horrific Fatal Crash Dec.24   San Rafael Two Young Boys Robbed Store Dec.27  Pacifica  Work Continues On Bluff Near Apartment Dec.31  East Oakland  1 Dead, 6 Hurt As Car Fleeing OPD



Tanker Ship Runs Into Rocks Near Bridge  A tanker ship headed out of bay struck some underwater rocks and was in distress just west of the Golden Gate Bridge 6 Firefighters Hurt, 1 Critical In House Fire Rain, Flooding Mar Bay Area Commute  An Oakland offramp from westbound Interstate Highway 980 at Jackson Street was flooded out Sewage Spilling Into SF Bay Rainstorm reached Bay Area 6 Dead In Apparent Murder-Suicide




SF Bay Area, Top Stories, 2009 Accidents Timeline ... See Bay Area Accidents timeline, World Accidents timeline Top ^
2009
Jan.11  Benicia  Woman Drives Car Into Swimming Pool
Jan.15  Danville  Local Man Piloted Plane Crashed In NYC
Jan.26  Los Altos  Missing Teens May Be Heading To L Vegas
Jan.27   Golden Gate Bridge
Feb.3  Oakland Downtown  13 Hurt After BART Trains Collide
Feb.5   San Francisco
Feb.17   Bay Area
Feb.17   Sausalito
Feb.22   Bay Area
Mar.1  Raiders  Cooper, Corey Smith Missing On Boat
Mar.7  North Oakland  2 Suspects Killed In Stolen Car Crash
Mar.11  Napa  Driver, Horses Killed In Highway Crash
Mar.28  San Carlos  Plane Goes Down In Marsh, 4 Hurt
Mar.30   Santa Clara
  Officers found five people dead and two wounded. One of the initial survivors, an infant girl, died after being taken to a hospital.    42-year-old Devan Kalathat was an engineer at Yahoo. He changed his name from Raghavan Devarajan after moving to the U.S. from southern India about 15 years ago. The shooter's wife...
Apr.9   San Jose Vandalism Likely In Big Phone Outage
Apr.15  San Mateo Bridge  Winds push boat into Bridge Apr.20  Bay Area  Record Highs Set; Advisory Extended Apr.29   San Jose Schools Closed Over Swine Flu Exposure May.1   Bay Area   Flu cases grow, 8 Bay Area schools closed
  Sonoma and Monterey counties announced their first probable cases of the H1N1 swine flu virus
 The new Sonoma County case involved a girl who recently traveled to Mexico
May.3  Berkeley  2 probable swine flu cases, school closed May.17   North Oakland 3 Killed In Berkeley Shooting, Oakl. Crash   Berkeley Police responded to reports of gunfire. Officers chased the suspects to Oakland, where the Cadillac is killing two innocent bystand... May.25   Highway 880 3 Dead, 1 Kid Critical In I-880 DUI Crash Jun.1  Concord  Fire damaged 35 vehicles and apt building Jun.4  Concord  Girl Becomes 1st Bay Area Swine Flu Death Jun.5  SF Tenderloin  Underground Blast Shakes Tenderloin Jun.8  Danville  3.7 Quake Strikes Near Danville Jun.20   Steve Jobs CEO Steve Jobs Had Liver Transplant Jun.28  San Jose  Bay Area Bakes In Weekend Heat Wave Jul.5   Oakland Downtown Third Train Fatality In Oakland Area Jul.17   San Francisco Pilot In SF Bay Spill: 10 Months In Prison Jul.18   San Francisco 44 Hurt In Muni Crash At West Portal   A westbound Metro line-L Taraval train slammed into the back of a Metro line-KT Ingleside/3rd Street train that was stopped in the station Jul.23  South SF  4-Alarm Fire Rages At Salami Plant Aug.10  Santa Clara  24 Stuck On Great America Roller Coaster Aug.11  Oakland  FBI Joins Search For Disabled Boy Aug.18  Vallejo  Homes Saved From 8-Alarm Brushfire Aug.28  South SF  Ammonia leak. Thousands evacuated Sep.6  Martinez  5-Alarm Apartment Fire Injures 2 Sep.10  Highway 280  At Least 3 Dead In 280 Crash, Fire Sep.12  SF Sunset  Early Morning Outage Affects 35,000 Sep.16  Hayward  Pilot Survives Fiery Plane Crash Sep.21  Sunnyvale  Hot weather relief centers offerred Sep.26  SF Zoo  Unhurt After Sneaking Into Grizzly Area Oct.5  San Jose  2 Runners Die In San Jose Half Marathon Oct.13  Bay Area  Floods, Outages As Storm Pounds Oct.17  East Oakland  3 people dead, 3 injured after crash Oct.21  Tiburon  4-alarm house fire Oct.27   Bay Bridge Bridge closes after rod snaps
  Authorities indefinitely closed the Bay Bridge after a rod and a metal brace erected during an emergency repair job fell onto the westbound lanes.    The brace was startling a pair of drivers who collided with the debris and ...
Oct.30   Bay Tanker Spills Oil Into San Francisco Bay Nov.9  Bay Bridge  Trucker dies as big-rig plummets off bridge Nov.14   Berkeley Child Missing After Aquatic Park Homicide   Dive teams are searching for the 8-month-old child of Zoelina Williams, who was found slain in the park Nov.28  Sonoma County  Pittsburg Couple Perished While Crabbing Nov.28   Novato 5 died in crash   A car went through a red light and crashed into their vehicle on eastbound Highway 37 after 9:20 p.m. Dec.7  Mount Diablo Park  Rare Snow, Cold Weather Grip Bay Area Dec.23  Hayward  Man In Custody After Horrific Fatal Crash Dec.31  East Oakland  1 Dead, 6 Hurt As Car Fleeing OPD



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2009 Jan.17  Vallejo  6 gangsters beating boy unconscious Feb.11   Richmond West Contra Costa Board closes 4 schools
Apr.29   San Jose Schools Closed Over Swine Flu Exposure May.1   Bay Area   Flu cases grow, 8 Bay Area schools closed
  Sonoma and Monterey counties announced their first probable cases of the H1N1 swine flu virus
 The new Sonoma County case involved a girl who recently traveled to Mexico
May.3  Berkeley  2 probable swine flu cases, school closed May.13  SF City Hall  School officials vote to save JROTC May.18  San Jose  SJ Native Ends Hubble Work May.20  El Cerrito  Police: Students Attacked Their Teacher Aug.24   San Mateo Explosion at high school   An apparent pipebomb exploded Monday morning inside Hillsdale High School but there were no injuries. One person in police custody Sep.2   San Bruno Shooting At Skyline College   a young man ran into the school's Learning Center bleeding from the lower torso and screaming at a teacher that he had been shot Oct.5   UCSF Researcher Wins Nobel Prize For Medicine Oct.8   Mountain View Scientist Shares Nobel In Physics Oct.12   UC Berkeley   Professor Wins Nobel Economics Prize  Oliver Williamson won the prize for analyses of economic governance - the way authority is exercised in companies and economic systems Oct.26   Iron Triangle   15-year-old girl gang-raped on campus Map of 1250 23rd St Richmond
  Police are looking for between four and seven males who allegedly beat, robbed and gang-raped a girl on the Richmond High School campus
 Police believe as many as a dozen people watched the girl get beaten and gang-raped outside her high school homecoming dance without reporting it
Nov.20   UC Berkeley 40 Arrests Made To End UC Protests Dec.9  SFSU  Students Protest Fee, Take Over Building Dec.12   UC Berkeley Protesters Torch Chancellor's Home  Eight people are under arrest after protesters broke windows, lights and planters outside the home of Robert Birgeneau Dec.14   El Cerrito Boy, 14, accused of raping girl at school



SF Bay Area, Top Stories, 2009 Sports Timeline ... See Bay Area Sports timeline, World Sports timeline Top ^
2009 Feb.5  San Francisco  Bonds pleads not guilty Feb.13  San Francisco  Witness: she saw trainer inject Bonds Feb.15  Santa Rosa  Armstrong survives brutal day Feb.24   Fremont Neighbor Objections Killed Fremont Park
Mar.1  Raiders  Cooper, Corey Smith Missing On Boat Apr.27   San Jose Ducks Oust Sharks From Playoffs Jun.4  Giants  Big Unit wins 300th game Aug.17   Napa Cable allegedly assaulted Raiders asst. Oct.5  San Jose  2 Runners Die In San Jose Half Marathon Oct.7  49ers  49ers agree to 6-year deal with Crabtree Oct.23   Napa Coach Cable Thankful For DA's Decision



SF Bay Area, Top Stories, 2009 Business Timeline ... See Bay Area Business timeline, World Business timeline Top ^
2009 Jan.5  Apple  Jobs has hormone imbalance, remain CEO Jan.11   Wells Fargo Wells has more branches than any bank
Jan.12  Foster City  Another Yelp lawsuit afer negative review Jan.13   Yahoo Carol Bartz to head Yahoo
  Yahoo Inc. has named former Autodesk CEO as its new chief executive, ending a 2-month high-profile search for the struggling Internet giant.    She will replace Yahoo's co-founder Jerry Yang. Bartz, 60, currently chairwoman for Au...
Jan.14   Apple   Apple CEO Jobs taking medical leave  Apple co-founder and CEO Steve Jobs is taking a leave until June, even though a week ago the cancer survivor tried to assure investors Jan.22   Intel Intel to lay off up to 6,000  Intel is consolidating its manufacturing operations as a part of a restructuring bid that will affect jobs from the U.S to the Philippines Jan.22  Bay Area  Home Prices Down 50% From Peak Jan.27  Bay Area  Record foreclosures in Bay Area Feb.24   SF Chronicle Hearst wants 'significant' cuts at Chronicle
Feb.24  Bay Area  Record drop in home prices Mar.5   Bay Area Bay Area unemployment jumps higher  9.4 percent in the San Jose area, 9.2 percent in the East Bay and 7.5 percent in San Francisco metropolitan area. Statewide is 10.1 percent Mar.12   Genentech Roche to take over Genentech for $47B
  Swiss giant agreed to buy the 44% of biotech pioneer that it doesn't already own, ending a long corporate struggle.    The $95-per-share deal brings Roche all of the sales of cancer drugs as well as its promising research pipel...
Mar.18  Sun  IBM May Buy Sun Micro Mar.27  San Jose  Tesla Opts Out Of San Jose Apr.1   Bay Area Home prices in free fall
  Down 32.4 percent. Alameda and Contra Costa, which have been racked by foreclosures
 Low-priced homes, under $297,909, are now back to the levels of August 2000, 16 percent above their January 2000 levels
Apr.9  Wells Fargo  Record 1Q Profit For Wells Apr.20   Oracle Oracle To Buy Sun For $7.4B
  Oracle Corp. is pouncing on an opportunity that opened up after rival IBM abandoned an earlier bid to buy computer server and software maker
May.6  Wells Fargo  Wells said to need $15 billion May.12   Oakland Ask.com CEO leaving, Garell to take over May.12  Bay Area  Bay Prices Fall 40% May.13   Intel EU slaps a record $1.45bn fine on Intel May.15  SF City Hall  City Planning 1,000 More Layoffs May.19   HP Another 6,400 To Be Cut  Hewlett-Packard Co. plans to cut 2 percent of the company's total work force. The cuts are part of its huge acquisition of technology services May.21  San Francisco  OpenTable shares soar nearly 60% in IPO May.31   Shoreline Amphitheatre 6 Stabbed During Kiss Concert Jun.2  Cisco  Cisco Increases Technology Clout In Dow Jun.8   San Francisco Apple's New, Faster iPhone  iPhone 3G S is a souped-up device that offers much faster processing speeds, a video recorder, compass and voice commands Jun.10  Palm  Palm Appoints Former Apple Whiz As CEO Jun.20   Steve Jobs CEO Steve Jobs Had Liver Transplant Jun.20  SF Zoo  Zoo Considering Layoffs, Other Cuts Jun.22   Apple Apple Sells More Than 1 Mil. New iPhones Jun.23  San Carlos  Tesla Motors To Get Big Loan From U.S. Jun.24  LinkedIn  LinkedIn hires new CEO Jun.29  Apple  CEO Jobs Back At Work Few Days A Week Jul.7  Google  New Oper. System To Take On Microsoft Jul.14  Contra Costa County  Firm To Pay $2.5M For False Air Reports Jul.16  Bay Area  Bay Area home prices, sales rise Jul.23   Fremont Toyota Pulling Out Of NUMMI Plant Jul.29   Yahoo Microsoft and Yahoo seal web deal   Yahoo and Microsoft have announced a long-rumoured internet search deal that will help the companies take on chief rival Google Jul.31  BART  BART, Unions Announce Deal, Avoid Strike Aug.6  Twitter  Twitter site reopens after attack Aug.11   BART Unions Split Over Contract Approval Aug.12   Oakland Kaiser Permanente Cutting 1,850 Jobs Aug.13   BART Strike set for Sunday night Aug.16   BART   No Strike; New Deal Reached
  Officials said that a tentative agreement was reached in the labor dispute that threatened to cripple public transit during Monday's commute
Aug.18  Tesla  Tesla Motors Building Parts Factory Aug.27   Fremont Toyota to halt work at Nummi
  Toyota's decided to stop making cars in Fremont in March will idle 4,700 workers at the New United Motor Manufacturing Inc. factory.    The decision send a shudder of job losses through more than a thousand Califor...
Sep.3   Bay Bridge San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge Closed  As planned, the bridge was shut down to traffic at 8 p.m. so crews can do seismic retrofit work on the span Sep.8  Bay Bridge  Bridge Reopens After Crack Fixed Sep.9   SF Downtown Steve Jobs lights up Apple show Sep.16  Google  Digital Books To Reincarnate As Paperback Sep.23  Chevron  Chevron sues Ecuador Sep.30   Chevron Chevron Names New CEO; O'Reilly Retires  Chevron Corp. board has promoted vice chairman John S. Watson, 52, to chairman and chief executive Oct.1  Cisco  Cisco Agrees To Buy Tandberg For $3B Oct.13  Cisco  Cisco To Buy Starent Networks For $2.9B Oct.20   Sun Sun Micro Slashing Up To 3,000 Jobs Nov.2  Bay Bridge  Repairs Complete: Bay Bridge Reopens Nov.2  Pittsburg  Sparks flew at new pipe factory Nov.6   SF Downtown S.F. hotel workers open 3-day strike Nov.11   Highway 3Com HP to buy 3Com for $2.7B; ups guidance  Hewlett-Packard is buying the networking company. HP raised its 2010 guidance and reported preliminary quarterly earnings that topped foreca... Nov.12  Intel  Intel to pay AMD $1.25 billion Nov.13   San Francisco Troubled Bay Area banks begin to topple Nov.19  Google  Google previews Chrome operating system Dec.3  Bay Area  Survey shows confidence is up Dec.27  Pacifica  Work Continues On Bluff Near Apartment



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2009 Jan.1   Fruitvale   Police Fatally Shoot Man At BART Station
Map of 3401 E 12th St Oakland
  Police confronted several young men at the Fruitvale station departing from SF train and were trying to restrain 22-year-old Oscar Grant
 Police detained a number of people for questioning after the shooting and shut down the station to collect physical evidence. Later a protest over the shooting of an unarmed man on a train platform by BART police turned violent, just hours after 27-year-old officer Johannes Mehserle resigns
Jan.8   Oakland Downtown   Over 100 Arrested In Shooting Protest   The unruly demonstration spurred by the Jan. 1 shooting death of Oscar Grant III at the hands of BART police officer Jan.8  Dublin  Body found in trash can. Family in jail Jan.9  East Palo Alto  2-year-old accidently shot by 12-year-old Jan.13  Oakland  BART Officer Arrested As Protests Loom Jan.17  Vallejo  6 gangsters beating boy unconscious Jan.18   San Jose Downtown 2nd Officer Involved Shooting In 3 Days Feb.1  Iron Triangle  Man fatally shot two brothers Feb.5  San Francisco  Bonds pleads not guilty Feb.6  Oakland  Band member and employee charged Feb.12   East San Jose   Tasered Suspect Dies After Struggle   A suspect in his 20s has died after becoming involved in what's being described as a 'violent struggle' with officers Feb.13  San Francisco  Witness: she saw trainer inject Bonds Feb.24  SF Tenderloin  1 Dead, 5 Hurt In Drive-By Shooting Mar.7  North Oakland  2 Suspects Killed In Stolen Car Crash Mar.7  Clayton  Man Stabbed To Death At Post Office Mar.21  East Palo Alto  1 Dead, 4 Injured In Shooting Mar.21   East Oakland 4 officers fatally shot, gunman dead Map of 73rd ave and Hillside Street Oakland
  2 officers and a suspect have been shot after a manhunt ended in gunfire, followed the shooting of 2 other officers during a traffic stop
 At about 3:10 p.m., police confronted the suspects close to location of the first shooting. Gunfire was exchanged between the parties, injuring 2 more officers and 26-year-old Lovelle Mixon, one of the suspects. Sgt. Mark Dunakin, 40; SWAT Sgt. Ervin Romans, 43; and SWAT Sgt. Daniel Sakai, 35. Officer John Hege, 41, was on life support
Mar.30   Santa Clara 6 Dead In Apparent Murder-Suicide
  Officers found five people dead and two wounded. One of the initial survivors, an infant girl, died after being taken to a hospital.    42-year-old Devan Kalathat was an engineer at Yahoo. He changed his name from Raghavan Devarajan after moving to the U.S. from southern India about 15 years ago. The shooter's wife...
Apr.3   San Francisco Ed Jew Sentenced To More Than 5 Years
Apr.9   San Jose Vandalism Likely In Big Phone Outage Apr.16  Oakland  Accused Bailey Killer Striking Plea Deal Apr.17  East Oakland  8 & 10-Year-Old Attempt Store Robbery Apr.25  East Oakland  3 Kids Shot In Broad Daylight On Street Apr.27  Castro Valley  Police Kill Man After Finding Body Apr.29   Oakland Bey Indicted In Bailey, 2 Other Murders May.12  Highway 680  Drivers Targeted In I-680 Shootings May.12   Oakland Downtown 97-Old Is Oakland's Oldest Homicide Victim May.17   North Oakland 3 Killed In Berkeley Shooting, Oakl. Crash   Berkeley Police responded to reports of gunfire. Officers chased the suspects to Oakland, where the Cadillac is killing two innocent bystand... May.20  El Cerrito  Police: Students Attacked Their Teacher May.25   Highway 880 3 Dead, 1 Kid Critical In I-880 DUI Crash May.25   North Oakland Alleged Craigslist Robber Re-Caught   An ex-convict Damien Bell, 34, was in custody after being caught during a foot chase after being spotted by police at a café May.31   Shoreline Amphitheatre 6 Stabbed During Kiss Concert Jun.26  Castro Valley  Business owner fatally shot Jun.27  SF Tenderloin  1 Killed, 2 Injured, Outside Nightclub Jul.4  East Oakland  1 Dead, 7 Hurt In Liquor Store Shooting Jul.17   San Francisco Pilot In SF Bay Spill: 10 Months In Prison Jul.29   SF Sunset More Cars Torched In SF Arsons Aug.6  Twitter  Twitter site reopens after attack Aug.11   Richmond-SR Bridge 2 Shot, Killed At Bridge Toll Plaza  Schwarzenegger issued a statement regarding the death of a toll collector Deborah Ross, who was one of two people killed in a shooting Aug.21  East Oakland  14-Year-Old Shot, Killed Aug.24   San Mateo Explosion at high school   An apparent pipebomb exploded Monday morning inside Hillsdale High School but there were no injuries. One person in police custody Aug.27   Antioch Missing girl found 18 years on Map of 1554 Walnut Avenue Antioch
  A woman who was snatched from a bus stop as an 11-year-old child in 1991 turned up after being held in isolation in an backyard compound
 Jaycee Lee Dugard's alleged captor is a convicted sex offender Phillip Garrido. It was a bit strange that 'Alyssa' never called Garrido 'Dad.' Phillip Garrido was on parole for a conviction in another kidnapping case at the time Dugard was taken
Aug.28   Oakland Missing Boy's Foster Parents Arrested Aug.28   UC Berkeley UC Police Efforts Led To Kidnap Arrest Sep.1  Oakland  No charges in disabled boy disappearance Sep.2   San Bruno Shooting At Skyline College   a young man ran into the school's Learning Center bleeding from the lower torso and screaming at a teacher that he had been shot Sep.15  Antioch  Garrido Home Searched For Clues Sep.20   SF Mission 2 Arrested After Triple Shooting Kills 2 Sep.21   Antioch Police Digging In Garridos' Backyard   Police started digging on property where a couple held a girl captive for 18 years in their investigation of two other child abductions Sep.24  Bay Point  Deputy Hurt, Suspect Shot Dead Sep.25  East Oakland  Police Involved In Standoff At Apartment Oct.14   Antioch J. Dugard Speaks Out With New Photos Oct.20  Palo Alto  Lounge owner arrested in girlfriend death Oct.23   Napa Coach Cable Thankful For DA's Decision Oct.26   Iron Triangle   15-year-old girl gang-raped on campus Map of 1250 23rd St Richmond
  Police are looking for between four and seven males who allegedly beat, robbed and gang-raped a girl on the Richmond High School campus
 Police believe as many as a dozen people watched the girl get beaten and gang-raped outside her high school homecoming dance without reporting it
Oct.27  SF City Hall  Board Changes Tack On Immigrant Minors Nov.2   East San Jose 2 Kids Attacked Halloween Night Nov.3  Richmond  7th Arrest Made As Victim Speaks Out Nov.4  Antioch  Report Slams Garrido Parole 'Failures' Nov.8   El Sobrante Car Arsonist Torches 4 More   4 vehicle fires happened at about the same time Saturday night in El Sobrante and Richmond Nov.14   Berkeley Child Missing After Aquatic Park Homicide   Dive teams are searching for the 8-month-old child of Zoelina Williams, who was found slain in the park Nov.16  San Francisco  12 Hurt In Shooting Outside Concert Nov.19   Oakland BART Shooting Trial To Be Held In L.A. Nov.20   UC Berkeley 40 Arrests Made To End UC Protests Nov.22  West Oakland  Cop, Passenger Injured During Arrest Nov.25  Hayward  Girl Sees Father Shot In Dispute Over Dog Dec.3  East Oakland  Police Shoot 2 Suspects, 1 Fatally Dec.5  Oakland  Teen Killed, 2 hurt In Front Of Home Dec.12   UC Berkeley Protesters Torch Chancellor's Home  Eight people are under arrest after protesters broke windows, lights and planters outside the home of Robert Birgeneau Dec.14   El Cerrito Boy, 14, accused of raping girl at school Dec.20   Oakland Security Guard Shot, Killed Dec.21  East Oakland  51 arrested on charges of selling narcotics Dec.23  Hayward  Man In Custody After Horrific Fatal Crash Dec.24   San Rafael Two Young Boys Robbed Store Dec.31  East Oakland  1 Dead, 6 Hurt As Car Fleeing OPD



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2009 Jan.8   Oakland Downtown   Over 100 Arrested In Shooting Protest   The unruly demonstration spurred by the Jan. 1 shooting death of Oscar Grant III at the hands of BART police officer Jan.11   SF Downtown Pro-Israel March Follows Palestinians' One
Jan.13  Oakland  BART Officer Arrested As Protests Loom Jan.24   Danville Heroic Pilot Honored In Homecoming
  Thousands of people holding signs and waving flags cheered as the US Airways pilot who safely landed a jetliner in the river was honored.    Chesley Sullenberger was given a hero's homecoming in the town where he and his family live....
Feb.25  Newsom  Newsom, Villaraigosa rivalry growing Mar.3   San Jose City Hall Councilwoman Nguyen Beating Recall  Election results show embattled Madison Nguyen maintaining a lead ahead of the effort to oust her from her District 7 seat Mar.4  SF Downtown  Thousands Rally Ahead Of Prop. 8 Case Mar.21  SF Downtown  Demonstration Marks Anniversary Of War Mar.27   Coliseum Mayor forgoes speech at officers' funeral
Apr.3   San Francisco Ed Jew Sentenced To More Than 5 Years Apr.21   SF City Hall   Newsom Launches Run For Governor  Mayor formally announced his candidacy for state governor, entering a race that could see him competing against men 15 and 30 years his seni... May.13   Intel EU slaps a record $1.45bn fine on Intel May.13  SF City Hall  School officials vote to save JROTC Jul.21  Oakland  Voters Pass Pot Tax To Boost City Coffers Aug.3  San Francisco  2 Hikers Held In Iran Were SF Journalists Aug.4   San Francisco 2 SF Journalists Pardoned In North Korea Sep.23  Chevron  Chevron sues Ecuador Sep.24  UC Berkeley  Students, Staff Walk Out To Protest Cuts Oct.9   San Francisco Ammiano Won't Apologize For Heckling Oct.15   San Francisco Pres. Obama Makes 1st SF Visit  President Barack Obama is asking his supporters for patience at a pair of fundraisers for the Democratic Party and Organizing for America Oct.27  SF City Hall  Board Changes Tack On Immigrant Minors Oct.30  SF City Hall  Mayor Newsom Ends Run For Governor Nov.3   East Bay Garamendi Wins House Seat  Democrats retained control of a left-leaning district, electing a career politician who said he will side faithfully with the Obama administ... Nov.20   UC Berkeley 40 Arrests Made To End UC Protests Dec.1  Campbell  Nation's Youngest Openly Gay Mayor Dec.9  SFSU  Students Protest Fee, Take Over Building Dec.12   UC Berkeley Protesters Torch Chancellor's Home  Eight people are under arrest after protesters broke windows, lights and planters outside the home of Robert Birgeneau