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B. 01-20 49ers rally past Falcons, advance to Super Bowl 49ers
C. 02-03 Ravens win Super Bowl over 49ers, 34-29 49ers
D. 03-26 Devil's Slide twin tunnels now open to traffic Devil's Slide, Pacifica
4. 05-05 5 women killed in limo fire on San Mateo bridge San Mateo Bridge
5. 05-09 Sailor dies as US race boat capsizes Treasure Island
G. 07-01 BART strike creates major delays for commuters BART
7. 07-06 Jet crash-lands at San Francisco International SFO
09-02 New eastern span of Bay Bridge open Eastern Span
9. 09-08 Residents flee as fire on Mt. Diablo quickly spreads Curry Canyon Road and Oak Hill Lane, Clayton

Summary.     Click for More > New eastern span of Bay Bridge open
49ers rally past Falcons, advance to Super Bowl Ravens win Super Bowl over 49ers, 34-29  A power outage that puts Super Bowl on hold for 34 minutes Devil's Slide twin tunnels now open to traffic 5 women killed in limo fire on San Mateo bridge   A limousine traveling on a bridge area burst into flames, killing 5 female passengers who were trapped inside and injuring four others who e... Sailor dies as US race boat capsizes   BART strike creates major delays for commuters   The first BART strike in 16 years is underway this morning. Workers walked off the job just after failing to come to terms on a new contrac...   Jet crash-lands at San Francisco International
Jan.7  Bay Bridge  Tanker ship sideswipes Bay Bridge tower
 Oakland  One Goh unfit for trial
Jan.10  Vallejo  Man freed from death row accused of mudering mom
Jan.11  East Oakland  4 people die in separate shootings in Oakland
Jan.17  San Jose  Mother: Toddler's attempted abduction was made up
Jan.20   49ers
Jan.28  Foster City  2 brothers, man dead in Foster City crash
Jan.29  San Francisco  SFPD searches home for remains of Kevin Collins
Feb.3   49ers
Feb.16  Tiburon  Two injured when speedboat collided with ferry
Feb.25  Yahoo  CEO Marissa Mayer's ban on telecommuting sparks a firestorm
Mar.4  Pacifica  3 arrested after stolen boat runs aground in Pacifica
Mar.5  SF Downtown  New Bay Lights art piece illuminate Bay Bridge
Mar.10  Daly City  Three die in Daly City crash
Mar.26   Pacifica
Mar.27  Golden Gate Bridge  All-electronic tolling begins on the Golden Gate Bridge
 Bay Bridge  Cost of fixing faulty Bay Bridge bolts unclear
Apr.1  East Oakland  Oakland police report 3 fatal shootings in one day
Apr.3  SFO  President Obama visiting Bay Area for fundraisers
Apr.4  Oakland  South Bay paramedic shot in head in Oakland dies
Apr.8  SF Sunset  Record winds in SF close Great Highway
Apr.16  Martinez  11-year-old Martinez boy injured in Boston bombings
Apr.17  SF Downtown  Exploratorium Moves to San Francisco's Embarcadero
Apr.24  South San Jose  6 people injured after car hits house in San Jose
May.1  Sonoma County  Firefighters battling four wildfires in the North Bay
May.2  Intel  Intel taps COO Krzanich as chipmaker's next CEO
May.3  Moffett Field  Solar Impulse takes off from Moffett Field
May.4  Hillsborough  Hillsborough fire damages 7 homes
May.5   San Mateo Bridge
May.9   Treasure Island
May.21  Levi's Stadium  49ers new stadium to host Super Bowl 50 in 2016
May.26  East San Jose  Teens die in double homicide
Jun.2  Vallejo  2 dead, 2 injured after Vallejo shooting
Jun.11  Levi's Stadium  Family mourns worker killed at 49ers' Levi's Stadium
Jun.21  SF Marina  Divers recover body after van drives into bay
Jun.28  San Francisco  California gay marriage ban lifted
Jul.1   BART
 San Francisco  Zynga CEO steps down, Microsoft exec to take post
Jul.2  Oakland Downtown  Two workers slain at Oakland Wingstop
Jul.5  BART  BART service resumes as negotiations continue
Jul.6   SFO
  A Boeing 777 aircraft has crash-landed at San Francisco international airport, killing at least two people and injuring dozens more.    Fire fighters and rescue teams are at the scene of the downed Asiana Airlines Flight 214, which had taken off from So...
Jul.7  Redwood City  Redwood City apartment fire injures 18
Jul.12  San Francisco  SF plane crash: Third victim dies
Jul.15  Oakland Downtown  Zimmerman protest in Oakland turns violent
Jul.18  East Oakland  Child killed, 3 others wounded in Oakland shooting
Jul.19  SFO  Coroner: Teen in Asiana crash killed by vehicle
Aug.2  BART  Bay Area prepares for potential BART strike
Aug.7  East Bay  Union reaches tentative deal with AC Transit
 East Oakland  1-year-old baby and man fatally shot in Oakland
Aug.9  Oakland  Governor will seek cooling off period BART talks fail
Aug.11  San Francisco  BART strike averted; Judge grants cooling off period
Aug.15  Bay Bridge  New Bay Bridge span set to open on September 3
Aug.17  Hayward  Crews implode Cal State East Bay's Warren Hall
 East Oakland  Two killed, two injured in East Oakland shooting
Aug.28  Bay Bridge  Bay Bridge closed; transition to new span underway
Sep.1  Eastern Span  Work moving quickly on new Bay Bridge span
Sep.2   Eastern Span
  Lt. Gov. Gavin News performed the ceremonial chain cutting at the newly refurbished toll plaza with help from SF Mayo and Oakland Mayor
 Many challenges faced during the project, technical issues like the broken bolts and political battles over the span's design that led to escalating cost
Sep.5  Bernal Heights  SF city vehicle fatally hits woman in park grass Sep.8   Clayton Residents flee as fire on Mt. Diablo quickly spreads Sep.9  Clayton  Diablo wildfire triples in size Sep.12  Twitter  Twitter plans stock market listing Sep.15  Pittsburg  Three women die in house fire Sep.25   SF Downtown   Oracle Team USA wins America's Cup   Oracle Team USA produced one of the most monumental triumphs in sporting history. A team had stared into the abyss, trailing 8-1 at one sta... Sep.26  Pac Bell Park  Dodgers fan slain following Giants game Oct.3  Tesla  Tesla shares fall on report of a car fire Oct.7  San Carlos  PG&E start shutting down controversial pipeline  UC Berkeley  Bay Area professors win Nobel Prize in medicine Oct.8  Potrero Hill  Body in SF hospital stairwell - may be missing patient Oct.9  Stanford  Stanford professor wins Nobel Prize in chemistry Oct.10  Coliseum  Verlander sends Tigers past A's in Game 5 gem Oct.14  Levi's Stadium  Fatal accident halts work at 49ers new stadium Oct.17  Redwood City  Four injured from six-alarm fire Oct.18   Bay Area Commuters turn to cars, buses for BART strike Oct.19  Walnut Creek  Two BART workers killed by train running during strike Oct.21  BART  BART strike over; trains to run Tuesday morning Oct.23  Santa Rosa  Boy carrying replica gun shot dead by California police  Orinda  Fire forces evacuation of BART train at Orinda Oct.25  Menlo Park  Menlo Park couple killed by alleged drunken driver Oct.26  Castro Valley  Residents abandoned at care home in Castro Valley Oct.30  Facebook  Facebook revenue surges 60% Nov.5  Rohnert Park  Crowds turn out for casino opening in Rohnert Park Nov.6  East Oakland  Teen set on fire on AC Transit bus faces long recovery Nov.7   Twitter Twitter shares jump on market debut Nov.14  Oakland  BART may turn down contract that ended strike Nov.15   SF Downtown Batkid leads day of heroics Nov.16  Highway 24  Caldecott Tunnel fourth bore opens Nov.21  SJSU  Three SJSU students charged with hate crime  Palo Alto  85-year-old Palo Alto man detained in North Korea Nov.24  Coliseum  2 hurt in leap from stadium after Raiders game Nov.25  Chinatown  Obama's immigration speech interrupted by anti-deportation hecklers Dec.6  San Jose  Four people in the South Bay die due to cold weather Dec.16   Oakland East Bay girl brain dead after tonsil surgery Dec.17  East San Jose  Ticket for $636 million lottery jackpot sold in San Jose Dec.20  Facebook  Zuckerberg donating $1 billion in Facebook shares to Silicon Valley foundation Dec.21  Oakland  BART and unions reach contract deal Dec.23  Candlestick  49ers close out Candlestick Park, punch ticket to playoffs



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  Tanker ship sideswipes Bay Bridge tower   750-foot Overseas Raymar exiting the bay struck one of the towers of the bridge. The ship and the bridge sustained only minor surface damage One Goh unfit for trial Man freed from death row accused of mudering mom 4 people die in separate shootings in Oakland   9400 block of Hillside Street in East Oakland. 3400 block of West Street in West Oakland. Dimond Park. Canon Avenue and Wellington Street Mother: Toddler's attempted abduction was made up 49ers rally past Falcons, advance to Super Bowl


January 2013 ... more > Top ^
Jan.1  Stanford  Stanford holds off Wisconsin 20-14 in Rose Bowl
 SF Mission  2 dead after shooting suspect crashes car in SF
Jan.4  Petaluma  Missing Petaluma woman found dead
Jan.6  SF Bayview  Family: Boyfriend set woman on fire
Jan.7   Bay Bridge  
  Oakland
Jan.10   Vallejo
Jan.11   East Oakland  
Jan.12  Candlestick  Kaepernick Leads 49ers' Rout
Jan.16  East San Jose  San Jose mother wrestles toddler from man
Jan.17   San Jose
Jan.19  San Leandro  1 dead, second hurt in BART station shooting
Jan.20  Half Moon Bay  Fans crowd to see hard-to-see Mavericks
  49ers  
  Frank Gore ran for a pair of second-half touchdowns and the 49ers rebounded from a 17-0 deficit to beat the Atlanta Falcons 28-24.    San Francisco is in the Super Bowl for the first time since 1995. Matt Ryan 's fourth-down p...
Jan.21  Rohnert Park  Young hero rescues five from burning apartment Jan.22  San Francisco  16-year-old shot to death, another injured Jan.24  Apple  Apple shares plummet as investors ponder its lackluster report Jan.25  East Oakland  Oakland police officer wounded in shooting  Woodside  Woodside estate sells for $117.5 million Jan.26  South of Market  Banner falls off plane and onto power line in SF  SF Downtown  Thousands attend abortion rallies in San Francisco Jan.28   Foster City 2 brothers, man dead in Foster City crash
 Highway 880  Sideshow stunt shuts down I-880 traffic in Oakland Jan.29   San Francisco   SFPD searches home for remains of Kevin Collins   Bones have been unearthed at a home on Masonic Avenue possibly connected to missing boy Kevin Collins, who disappeared at age 10 in 1984

February 2013 ... more > Top ^
Feb.2  Oakland Downtown  1 killed, 3 hurt in shooting at Oakland street festival Feb.3   49ers   Ravens win Super Bowl over 49ers, 34-29
  A power outage that puts Super Bowl on hold for 34 minutes
 After failing to score a touchdown in the first half, the 49ers have been unstoppable after a delay due to the power outage
Feb.6  San Francisco  Police release new details in Kevin Collins case  SF Downtown  7 hurt when San Francisco cable car stops quickly Feb.12  Vallejo  1 dead, 4 wounded after shooting in Vallejo Feb.16   Tiburon Two injured when speedboat collided with ferry Feb.21  Eastern Span  Crane falls over on new eastern span of Bay Bridge Feb.22  Milpitas  Ayala charged with giving false police report Feb.23  Dublin  MC Hammer arrested for allegedly resisting officer  Chinatown  Thousands gather for Chinese New Year parade Feb.25   Yahoo   CEO Marissa Mayer's ban on telecommuting sparks a firestorm  The decision to order telecommuting employees back to the office has sparked a passionate debate

March 2013 ... more > Top ^
Mar.3  Union City  4 dead in weekend Bay area police shootings  SF Downtown  Alcatraz triathlon competitor dies Mar.4   Pacifica 3 arrested after stolen boat runs aground in Pacifica
Mar.5   SF Downtown   New Bay Lights art piece illuminate Bay Bridge   The Bay Lights is the world's largest LED light sculpture and after months of testing, the grand lighting is finally here Mar.8  Berkeley  Fire damages Berkeley's Chez Panisse Mar.10   Daly City Three die in Daly City crash Mar.11  SF Downtown  Man crushed in SF subway elevator shaft  San Jose  San Jose minimum wage workers get hefty raise Mar.15  Alameda County  East Bay garbage pickup back to normal after strike Mar.18  Redwood City  Electronic Arts CEO steps down Mar.19  Pac Bell Park  Dominican Republic completes perfect run, wins WBC title Mar.23  South of Market  At least three men shot at 330 Ritch nightclub Mar.26   Pacifica   Devil's Slide twin tunnels now open to traffic Map of Devil%27s Slide Pacifica
  Drivers along the San Mateo County Coast are now able to avoid a dangerous cliffhanger stretch of Highway 1.    Festivities early marked the opening of the long-awaited tunnels. It's the end of 74 years o...
Mar.27   Golden Gate Bridge All-electronic tolling begins on the Golden Gate Bridge   Bay Bridge   Cost of fixing faulty Bay Bridge bolts unclear   A construction defect that could prove to be a major safety setback, discovered in some large bolts that are supposed to help hold the bridge... Mar.31  San Jose Downtown  4 hurt in crash, attack at Wal-Mart

April 2013 ... more > Top ^
Apr.1   East Oakland Oakland police report 3 fatal shootings in one day
Apr.3   SFO President Obama visiting Bay Area for fundraisers Apr.4   Oakland South Bay paramedic shot in head in Oakland dies Apr.6  Highway 880  Toddler injured in crash caused by I-880 sideshow Apr.8   SF Sunset Record winds in SF close Great Highway Apr.9  San Francisco  Blue Angels grounded - no Bay Area show Apr.10  Antioch  Three shot, one fatally, in Antioch late Tuesday night Apr.12  Saratoga  Teen sex assault suspects may be tried as adults Apr.15  San Francisco  Bay Area cops on alert after Boston bombings  San Jose  2 dead at three-alarm house blaze Apr.16   Martinez     11-year-old Martinez boy injured in Boston bombings   Among the victims of the Boston Marathon bombings is an 11-year-old Aaron Hern from Martinez, badly wounded by shrapnel. Apr.17   SF Downtown Exploratorium Moves to San Francisco's Embarcadero  Bay Bridge  Caltrans ordered tests for Bay Bridge bolts in 2008 Apr.19  Richmond  Teen brother, sister killed in Richmond shooting Apr.22  Oakland  Records fall in Bay Area heat wave Apr.24   South San Jose 6 people injured after car hits house in San Jose Apr.27  North Oakland  Three people shot, one fatally near Children's hospital  SF Bayview  4 rescued from burning boat near Candlestick Point Apr.30  South San Jose  Woman leaves tainted juice at San Jose Starbucks

May 2013 ... more > Top ^
May.1   Sonoma County Firefighters battling four wildfires in the North Bay
May.2   Intel Intel taps COO Krzanich as chipmaker's next CEO  Oracle Arena  Warriors defeat Denver 92-88 in Game 6 May.3   Moffett Field   Solar Impulse takes off from Moffett Field   A plane that flies on nothing but the power of the sun is now on its way to Phoenix as part of a historic cross-country flight May.4   Hillsborough Hillsborough fire damages 7 homes May.5   San Mateo Bridge   5 women killed in limo fire on San Mateo bridge
  A limousine traveling on a bridge area burst into flames, killing 5 female passengers who were trapped inside and injuring four others who escaped
 The limo was carrying 9 female passengers and a male driver when it caught fire around 10 p.m. Saturday. The victims were all in their 30s. The smoke started coming out of the rear, and the driver pulled over as the vehicle quickly became engulfed in flames
 Los Gatos  Boat capsizes, 2 men drown near Los Gatos May.7  SJ Arena  San Jose Sharks sweep Vancouver Canucks May.8  Oakland City Hall  Oakland police chief steps down  Levi's Stadium  49ers reach stadium naming rights deal with Levi's May.9   Treasure Island   Sailor dies as US race boat capsizes
  A British Olympic sailor has died after a Swedish catamaran capsized during a training session for the America's Cup in San Francisco Bay.    Andrew Simpson, who has won two Olympic gold medals in sailing, died after being t...
May.10  San Jose  Van crashes into Santa Clara Valley Medical Center May.15  Alum Rock  Woman, child killed, another injured in SJ stabbing May.16  Oracle Arena  Spurs hold off Warriors, advance to West finals May.17  Highway 880  Two men shot, killed on I-880 May.19  South of Market  Thousands run and party in Bay to Breakers  Yahoo  Yahoo 'to buy Tumblr for $1.1bn' May.20  Apple  Apple 'among US's big tax avoiders' May.21   Levi's Stadium   49ers new stadium to host Super Bowl 50 in 2016   The San Francisco 49ers have been selected to host the 2016 Super Bowl at their new stadium in Santa Clara May.26  Highway 101  Burlesque performer killed, 10 hurt after party bus, car crash on 101   East San Jose Teens die in double homicide May.27  Colma  Three dead after vehicle accident in Colma May.28  San Jose  LA Kings advance, edging Sharks 2-1 in Game 7 May.31  Bay  Major BART delays after tube wreck

June 2013 ... more > Top ^
Jun.2   Vallejo 2 dead, 2 injured after Vallejo shooting
Jun.3  East Oakland  17-year-old killed, 2 injured Jun.5  SJ Arena  San Jose's HP Pavilion to become SAP Center Jun.6  Palo Alto  Obama arrives in Bay Area for fundraising blitz Jun.8  Brentwood  Sixteen treated for sunstroke at graduation Jun.9  Rossmoor  Elderly women escape limo fire in Walnut Creek Jun.11   Levi's Stadium Family mourns worker killed at 49ers' Levi's Stadium Jun.12  SF Downtown  Muni bus, trolley collide - 15 injured Jun.15  Castro Valley  Suspect killed by sheriff's deputies during robbery Jun.17  Apple  Apple discloses US data requests Jun.18  Union City  Boy, 6, dies after dog attack at home Jun.19  Fremont  Men's Wearhouse ousts founder George Zimmer Jun.21   SF Marina   Divers recover body after van drives into bay   Officials say they've found the van that drove into the water at San Francisco's Marina Green and that at least one person's inside Jun.24  Bay Area  Rain dampens summer plans across Bay Area Jun.26  SF City Hall  Gay marriage supporters celebrate Prop 8 decision Jun.27  East Oakland  2 homicides and another death following a fight Jun.28   San Francisco   California gay marriage ban lifted   A US appeals court has lifted a ban on same-sex marriages in California, following a Supreme Court ruling Jun.29  Bay Area  Heat wave to scorch Bay Area over weekend Jun.30  SF Downtown  Huge crowd gathers for San Francisco's annual Pride Parade

July 2013 ... more > Top ^
Jul.1  East Bay  AC Transit calls off potential strike today   BART     BART strike creates major delays for commuters
  The first BART strike in 16 years is underway this morning. Workers walked off the job just after failing to come to terms on a new contract
 A labour strike shuts down San Francisco's transit rail system, the fifth-largest in the US, snarling the morning commute for 400,000 people. No negotiations between BART and union officials have been scheduled for today
  San Francisco Zynga CEO steps down, Microsoft exec to take post  Concord  Brush fire burns 492 acres near Concord Jul.2   Oakland Downtown Two workers slain at Oakland Wingstop Jul.4  BART  Day 4: BART strike rolls into Fourth of July holiday Jul.5   BART BART service resumes as negotiations continue  Richmond  Fireworks-related blaze kills Richmond couple, injures son Jul.6   SFO     Jet crash-lands at San Francisco International
  A Boeing 777 aircraft has crash-landed at San Francisco international airport, killing at least two people and injuring dozens more
 Fire fighters and rescue teams are at the scene of the downed Asiana Airlines Flight 214, which had taken off from South Korea's capital, Seoul. Early indications suggest the plane came in too short and hit the seawall at the airport
Jul.7   Redwood City Redwood City apartment fire injures 18  SFO  Crash Boeing 'tried to abort landing' Jul.8  Eastern Span  Bay Bridge eastern span opening delayed  SFO  Fire chief: SFO plane crash victim possibly run over Jul.10  East Oakland  Toddler kidnapped from SUV in Oakland Jul.12   San Francisco SF plane crash: Third victim dies  South of Market  2 dead in Brannan St. shooting, suspect in custody  SFO  SF plane crash: SFO runway now open Jul.15   Oakland Downtown   Zimmerman protest in Oakland turns violent   Protesters jammed the streets near Oakland City Hall for more than three hours. A small group began vandalizing businesses  Highway 880  Third night of Zimmerman protests in Oakland Jul.18   East Oakland Child killed, 3 others wounded in Oakland shooting  Martinez  Both defendants guilty in Richmond HS gang rape Jul.19   SFO     Coroner: Teen in Asiana crash killed by vehicle  A coroner confirmed a teenager in the Asiana Airlines crash was killed when she was struck by a vehicle at the scene. Jul.20  SF Downtown  More Trayvon Martin rallies held in Bay Area

August 2013 ... more > Top ^
Aug.1  Oakland  BART workers issue 72-hour notice for strike Aug.2   BART Bay Area prepares for potential BART strike
Aug.4  BART  Strike averted for BART Aug.5  SF Downtown  Big-rig fire closes WB I-80 lanes for 10 hours Aug.6  North Oakland  Car found, but Oakland woman still missing Aug.7   East Bay   Union reaches tentative deal with AC Transit  Amalgamated Transit Union Local 192 reached a tentative agreement with AC Transit late night, avoiding a potential strike for the bus system   East Oakland 1-year-old baby and man fatally shot in Oakland Aug.8  Sunnyvale  Murder suspect fatally shot by police Aug.9   Oakland Governor will seek cooling off period BART talks fail Aug.11   San Francisco BART strike averted; Judge grants cooling off period Aug.12  Antioch  10-year-old boy mauled by pit bull in Antioch Aug.15   Bay Bridge New Bay Bridge span set to open on September 3 Aug.17   Hayward Crews implode Cal State East Bay's Warren Hall   East Oakland Two killed, two injured in East Oakland shooting Aug.19  Redwood City  CHP: Fatal limo fire caused by mechanical failure Aug.26  Antioch  Antioch staff sergeant to receive Medal of Honor  Berkeley  Rim Fire destroys Berkeley's Tuolumne Camp Aug.28   Bay Bridge   Bay Bridge closed; transition to new span underway   The bridge is closed in both directions as crews begin the transitioning to the new eastern span; To remain closed through Labor Day weekend Aug.29  Bay Bridge  Caltrans: Bay Bridge construction going 'very well'

September 2013 ... more > Top ^
Sep.1   Eastern Span Work moving quickly on new Bay Bridge span
Sep.2  San Jose  SJPD seek driver after double-fatal accident   Eastern Span   New eastern span of Bay Bridge open
  Lt. Gov. Gavin News performed the ceremonial chain cutting at the newly refurbished toll plaza with help from SF Mayo and Oakland Mayor
 Many challenges faced during the project, technical issues like the broken bolts and political battles over the span's design that led to escalating cost
Sep.3  Eastern Span  First morning commute of new Bay Bridge span Sep.4  San Leandro  2 die in San Leandro trailer fire Sep.5   Bernal Heights SF city vehicle fatally hits woman in park grass Sep.7  Vallejo  18-year-old killed, 2 juveniles injured in shooting Sep.8  Candlestick  Man dies in fall at Candlestick before S.F. game   Clayton   Residents flee as fire on Mt. Diablo quickly spreads Map of Curry Canyon Road and Oak Hill Lane Clayton
  Flames are forcing neighbors from their homes after a brush fire ignited near Clayton in Mount Diablo State Park.    Evacuation orders are in place fo...
Sep.9   Clayton Diablo wildfire triples in size Sep.10  Apple  Apple reveals two new iPhone models  Western Span  Bay Bridge span, against Gov. Brown's wishes, set to be renamed Sep.11  Oakland  Pandora names ex-aQuantive head McAndrews as CEO Sep.12   Twitter Twitter plans stock market listing Sep.14  Mount Diablo Park  Massive Mount Diablo fire 100 percent contained Sep.15   Pittsburg   Three women die in house fire   The victims, whose names weren't immediately released, were found dead inside a home after the fire was reported at 12:30 a.m. Sep.17  Redwood City  EA stays in-house with new CEO Sep.20  Apple  Long lines form for Apple iPhone 5S, 5C  East San Jose  49ers' Smith arrested for DUI suspicion Sep.22  Oakland  Oakland A's win 2nd straight AL West title Sep.24  Pleasanton  Teens questioned after Pleasanton dad attacked Sep.25   SF Downtown     Oracle Team USA wins America's Cup
  Oracle Team USA produced one of the most monumental triumphs in sporting history. A team had stared into the abyss, trailing 8-1 at one stage
 Spithill steered Oracle's 72-foot catamaran to its 8th straight victory, speeding past Dean Barker and Emirates Team New Zealand in the winner-take-all Race 19
Sep.26   Pac Bell Park   Dodgers fan slain following Giants game   Jonathan Denver, 24, wearing Dodgers gear was stabbed to death during a fight between two groups of men following the Giants-Dodgers game Sep.27  SF Sunset  Sunset District fire kills 1-year-old girl and father Sep.30  UC Berkeley  Power outage at UC Berkeley leads to explosion

October 2013 ... more > Top ^
Oct.3   Tesla Tesla shares fall on report of a car fire
 East San Jose  Small plane makes emergency landing on SJ road  Twitter  Twitter plans to raise $1bn in IPO Oct.5  Highway 101  Wrong-way driver accused of DUI in fatal 101 crash Oct.7   San Carlos   PG&E start shutting down controversial pipeline   PG&E has begun turning off a major pipeline that runs through San Carlos. A judge ordered the utility to shut down Line 147 after safety con...   UC Berkeley Bay Area professors win Nobel Prize in medicine Oct.8   Potrero Hill Body in SF hospital stairwell - may be missing patient  BART  Commuters warned to prepare for a BART strike Oct.9   Stanford Stanford professor wins Nobel Prize in chemistry Oct.10   Coliseum Verlander sends Tigers past A's in Game 5 gem Oct.14   Levi's Stadium Fatal accident halts work at 49ers new stadium  Oakland  BART officials make last, best, final contract offer  East Bay  AC Transit union issues 72-hour strike notice Oct.16  East Bay  Governor halts AC Transit strike plans Oct.17  Menlo Park  Elderly driver jumps curb, injures two 6-year-olds   Redwood City Four injured from six-alarm fire Oct.18  Google  Google shares hit $1,000 after strong earnings   Bay Area     Commuters turn to cars, buses for BART strike
  Commuters got up before dawn and endured heavy traffic on roadways, as BART workers walked off the job for the second time in 4 months.    BART workers are on strike for the second time since July, scrambling the morning commute for hundre...
Oct.19   Walnut Creek     Two BART workers killed by train running during strike   Two BART workers were struck and killed by a train between the Walnut Creek and Pleasant Hill stations a little before 2 p.m. Saturday Oct.20  BART  BART strike enters third day; No talks scheduled Oct.21   BART BART strike over; trains to run Tuesday morning Oct.23   Santa Rosa   Boy carrying replica gun shot dead by California police   Officers say they opened fire after the 13-year-old Andy Lopez refused orders to drop the rifle, which they believed to be real   Orinda Fire forces evacuation of BART train at Orinda Oct.24  Twitter  Twitter plans to raise $1.4bn in IPO Oct.25   Menlo Park Menlo Park couple killed by alleged drunken driver Oct.26   Castro Valley Residents abandoned at care home in Castro Valley Oct.27  Vallejo  1 killed, 7 injured in drive-by shooting in Vallejo Oct.30   Facebook Facebook revenue surges 60%  Antioch  Dog attack in Antioch leaves several people injured

November 2013 ... more > Top ^
Nov.5   Rohnert Park     Crowds turn out for casino opening in Rohnert Park    The $800 million Las Vegas-style Graton Resort and Casino will bring as many as 10,000 to 40,000 more cars a day to nearby streets and Highway... Nov.6  Sunnyvale  Amber Alert issued for 2-week-old baby in   East Oakland Teen set on fire on AC Transit bus faces long recovery
 Treasure Island  Google breaks silence about Treasure Island mystery barge Nov.7   Twitter   Twitter shares jump on market debut
  Shares in the micro-blogging site Twitter opened at $45.10 each in the first minutes of trading on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE).    That is a 73% jump from the initial asking price of $26 a share...
Nov.8  Tesla  Tesla shares fall after latest fire Nov.13  Fremont  Three Tesla workers were hospitalized Nov.14   Oakland BART may turn down contract that ended strike Nov.15   SF Downtown   Batkid leads day of heroics Map of Hyde and Green street San Francisco
  5-year-old boy named Miles, of Tulelake, faced Friday as San Francisco transformed into Gotham City as part of the boy's wish to be a superhero.    The Make-A-Wish Foundation was joined by Mayor Ed Lee, Police Chief Greg Suhr - playing the fict...
Nov.16   Highway 24   Caldecott Tunnel fourth bore opens   The long-awaited fourth bore of the tunnel opened to westbound traffic after emergency systems were tested and certified Nov.18  Highway 880  Former Raider Thomas Howard killed in high-speed crash on I-880 Nov.21   SJSU   Three SJSU students charged with hate crime   Three San Jose State University students allegedly confining their black roommate with a bike lock and subjecting him to racial taunts   Palo Alto   85-year-old Palo Alto man detained in North Korea  85-year-old Merrill Newman was on his way home to the Bay Area when he was removed from the plane and detained  Santa Rosa  Bay Area wind leaves over 50,000 without power Nov.22  Oakland Hills  2 killed in midst of wild Bay Area windstorm Nov.24   Coliseum 2 hurt in leap from stadium after Raiders game Nov.25   Chinatown   Obama's immigration speech interrupted by anti-deportation hecklers   President Barack Obama at Betty Ong Recreation Center has his speech interrupted by Ju Hong, right on stage, who heckled him about anti-deportation...  East Oakland  Oakland shooting leaves 7 victims injured Nov.30  Palo Alto  North Korea says detained Bay Area man apologized

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Dec.3  South San Jose  Bay Area CEO's plane goes missing over Idaho Dec.4  Bay Area  Freezing temperatures grip Bay Area Dec.6   San Jose Four people in the South Bay die due to cold weather
Dec.7  SFO  Palo Alto man returns from detention in North Korea Dec.12  Bay Area  Record streak continues for Winter Spare the Air Alerts Dec.16  San Jose  Avago Technologies buying LSI for $6.6B   Oakland   East Bay girl brain dead after tonsil surgery
  Jahi McMath, 13, from Oakland is brain dead after going into surgery to have her tonsils removed
Dec.17   East San Jose   Ticket for $636 million lottery jackpot sold in San Jose   A winning ticket for Mega Millions jackpot was sold at Jenny's Gift Shop. It's estimated to be the second-biggest jackpot in lottery history Dec.20   Facebook Zuckerberg donating $1 billion in Facebook shares to Silicon Valley foundation
Dec.21   Oakland BART and unions reach contract deal Dec.22  San Francisco  Injured puppy found on conveyor belt at S.F. dump Dec.23   Candlestick 49ers close out Candlestick Park, punch ticket to playoffs



  Tanker ship sideswipes Bay Bridge tower   750-foot Overseas Raymar exiting the bay struck one of the towers of the bridge. The ship and the bridge sustained only minor surface damage 2 brothers, man dead in Foster City crash Two injured when speedboat collided with ferry 3 arrested after stolen boat runs aground in Pacifica Three die in Daly City crash Record winds in SF close Great Highway 6 people injured after car hits house in San Jose Firefighters battling four wildfires in the North Bay Hillsborough fire damages 7 homes 5 women killed in limo fire on San Mateo bridge




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2013
Jan.1  SF Mission  2 dead after shooting suspect crashes car in SF
Jan.4  Petaluma  Missing Petaluma woman found dead
Jan.7   Bay Bridge
Jan.21  Rohnert Park  Young hero rescues five from burning apartment
Jan.26  South of Market  Banner falls off plane and onto power line in SF
Jan.28   Foster City
Jan.28  Highway 880  Sideshow stunt shuts down I-880 traffic in Oakland
Feb.6  SF Downtown  7 hurt when San Francisco cable car stops quickly
Feb.16   Tiburon
Feb.21  Eastern Span  Crane falls over on new eastern span of Bay Bridge
Mar.3  SF Downtown  Alcatraz triathlon competitor dies
Mar.4   Pacifica
Mar.8  Berkeley  Fire damages Berkeley's Chez Panisse
Mar.10   Daly City
Mar.11  SF Downtown  Man crushed in SF subway elevator shaft
Mar.31  San Jose Downtown  4 hurt in crash, attack at Wal-Mart
Apr.6  Highway 880  Toddler injured in crash caused by I-880 sideshow
Apr.8   SF Sunset
Apr.10  Antioch  Three shot, one fatally, in Antioch late Tuesday night
Apr.15  San Jose  2 dead at three-alarm house blaze
Apr.22  Oakland  Records fall in Bay Area heat wave
Apr.24   South San Jose
Apr.27  SF Bayview  4 rescued from burning boat near Candlestick Point
May.1   Sonoma County
May.4   Hillsborough
May.5   San Mateo Bridge
  A limousine traveling on a bridge area burst into flames, killing 5 female passengers who were trapped inside and injuring four others who escaped
 The limo was carrying 9 female passengers and a male driver when it caught fire around 10 p.m. Saturday. The victims were all in their 30s. The smoke started coming out of the rear, and the driver pulled over as the vehicle quickly became engulfed in flames
May.5  Los Gatos  Boat capsizes, 2 men drown near Los Gatos May.9   Treasure Island Sailor dies as US race boat capsizes
  A British Olympic sailor has died after a Swedish catamaran capsized during a training session for the America's Cup in San Francisco Bay.    Andrew Simpson, who has won two Olympic gold medals in sailing, died after being t...
May.10  San Jose  Van crashes into Santa Clara Valley Medical Center May.26  Highway 101  Burlesque performer killed, 10 hurt after party bus, car crash on 101 May.27  Colma  Three dead after vehicle accident in Colma May.31  Bay  Major BART delays after tube wreck Jun.8  Brentwood  Sixteen treated for sunstroke at graduation Jun.9  Rossmoor  Elderly women escape limo fire in Walnut Creek Jun.11   Levi's Stadium Family mourns worker killed at 49ers' Levi's Stadium Jun.12  SF Downtown  Muni bus, trolley collide - 15 injured Jun.18  Union City  Boy, 6, dies after dog attack at home Jun.21   SF Marina Divers recover body after van drives into bay   Officials say they've found the van that drove into the water at San Francisco's Marina Green and that at least one person's inside Jun.24  Bay Area  Rain dampens summer plans across Bay Area Jun.29  Bay Area  Heat wave to scorch Bay Area over weekend Jul.1  Concord  Brush fire burns 492 acres near Concord Jul.5  Richmond  Fireworks-related blaze kills Richmond couple, injures son Jul.6   SFO   Jet crash-lands at San Francisco International
  A Boeing 777 aircraft has crash-landed at San Francisco international airport, killing at least two people and injuring dozens more
 Fire fighters and rescue teams are at the scene of the downed Asiana Airlines Flight 214, which had taken off from South Korea's capital, Seoul. Early indications suggest the plane came in too short and hit the seawall at the airport
Jul.7   Redwood City Redwood City apartment fire injures 18 Jul.7  SFO  Crash Boeing 'tried to abort landing' Jul.8  SFO  Fire chief: SFO plane crash victim possibly run over Jul.12   San Francisco SF plane crash: Third victim dies Jul.19   SFO   Coroner: Teen in Asiana crash killed by vehicle  A coroner confirmed a teenager in the Asiana Airlines crash was killed when she was struck by a vehicle at the scene. Aug.5  SF Downtown  Big-rig fire closes WB I-80 lanes for 10 hours Aug.6  North Oakland  Car found, but Oakland woman still missing Aug.12  Antioch  10-year-old boy mauled by pit bull in Antioch Aug.19  Redwood City  CHP: Fatal limo fire caused by mechanical failure Aug.26  Berkeley  Rim Fire destroys Berkeley's Tuolumne Camp Sep.2  San Jose  SJPD seek driver after double-fatal accident Sep.4  San Leandro  2 die in San Leandro trailer fire Sep.5   Bernal Heights SF city vehicle fatally hits woman in park grass Sep.8  Candlestick  Man dies in fall at Candlestick before S.F. game Sep.8   Clayton Residents flee as fire on Mt. Diablo quickly spreads Map of Curry Canyon Road and Oak Hill Lane Clayton
  Flames are forcing neighbors from their homes after a brush fire ignited near Clayton in Mount Diablo State Park.    Evacuation orders are in place fo...
Sep.9   Clayton Diablo wildfire triples in size Sep.14  Mount Diablo Park  Massive Mount Diablo fire 100 percent contained Sep.15   Pittsburg Three women die in house fire   The victims, whose names weren't immediately released, were found dead inside a home after the fire was reported at 12:30 a.m. Sep.27  SF Sunset  Sunset District fire kills 1-year-old girl and father Sep.30  UC Berkeley  Power outage at UC Berkeley leads to explosion Oct.3   Tesla Tesla shares fall on report of a car fire Oct.3  East San Jose  Small plane makes emergency landing on SJ road Oct.5  Highway 101  Wrong-way driver accused of DUI in fatal 101 crash Oct.8   Potrero Hill Body in SF hospital stairwell - may be missing patient Oct.14   Levi's Stadium Fatal accident halts work at 49ers new stadium Oct.17  Menlo Park  Elderly driver jumps curb, injures two 6-year-olds Oct.17   Redwood City Four injured from six-alarm fire Oct.19   Walnut Creek   Two BART workers killed by train running during strike   Two BART workers were struck and killed by a train between the Walnut Creek and Pleasant Hill stations a little before 2 p.m. Saturday Oct.23   Orinda Fire forces evacuation of BART train at Orinda Oct.25   Menlo Park Menlo Park couple killed by alleged drunken driver Oct.26   Castro Valley Residents abandoned at care home in Castro Valley Oct.30  Antioch  Dog attack in Antioch leaves several people injured Nov.8  Tesla  Tesla shares fall after latest fire Nov.13  Fremont  Three Tesla workers were hospitalized Nov.18  Highway 880  Former Raider Thomas Howard killed in high-speed crash on I-880 Nov.21  Santa Rosa  Bay Area wind leaves over 50,000 without power Nov.22  Oakland Hills  2 killed in midst of wild Bay Area windstorm Nov.24   Coliseum 2 hurt in leap from stadium after Raiders game Dec.3  South San Jose  Bay Area CEO's plane goes missing over Idaho Dec.4  Bay Area  Freezing temperatures grip Bay Area Dec.6   San Jose Four people in the South Bay die due to cold weather Dec.12  Bay Area  Record streak continues for Winter Spare the Air Alerts Dec.16   Oakland East Bay girl brain dead after tonsil surgery
  Jahi McMath, 13, from Oakland is brain dead after going into surgery to have her tonsils removed
Dec.22  San Francisco  Injured puppy found on conveyor belt at S.F. dump



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2013 Apr.17   SF Downtown Exploratorium Moves to San Francisco's Embarcadero
May.3   Moffett Field Solar Impulse takes off from Moffett Field   A plane that flies on nothing but the power of the sun is now on its way to Phoenix as part of a historic cross-country flight Jun.8  Brentwood  Sixteen treated for sunstroke at graduation Aug.17   Hayward Crews implode Cal State East Bay's Warren Hall Sep.30  UC Berkeley  Power outage at UC Berkeley leads to explosion Oct.7   UC Berkeley Bay Area professors win Nobel Prize in medicine Oct.9   Stanford Stanford professor wins Nobel Prize in chemistry Nov.6  Treasure Island  Google breaks silence about Treasure Island mystery barge Nov.21   SJSU Three SJSU students charged with hate crime   Three San Jose State University students allegedly confining their black roommate with a bike lock and subjecting him to racial taunts



SF Bay Area, Top Stories, 2013 Business Timeline ... See Bay Area Business timeline, World Business timeline Top ^
2013 Jan.24  Apple  Apple shares plummet as investors ponder its lackluster report Jan.25  Woodside  Woodside estate sells for $117.5 million Feb.21  Eastern Span  Crane falls over on new eastern span of Bay Bridge Feb.23  Dublin  MC Hammer arrested for allegedly resisting officer Feb.23  Chinatown  Thousands gather for Chinese New Year parade Feb.25   Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer's ban on telecommuting sparks a firestorm  The decision to order telecommuting employees back to the office has sparked a passionate debate Mar.5   SF Downtown New Bay Lights art piece illuminate Bay Bridge   The Bay Lights is the world's largest LED light sculpture and after months of testing, the grand lighting is finally here Mar.8  Berkeley  Fire damages Berkeley's Chez Panisse Mar.11  San Jose  San Jose minimum wage workers get hefty raise Mar.15  Alameda County  East Bay garbage pickup back to normal after strike Mar.18  Redwood City  Electronic Arts CEO steps down Mar.26   Pacifica Devil's Slide twin tunnels now open to traffic
Map of Devil%27s Slide Pacifica
  Drivers along the San Mateo County Coast are now able to avoid a dangerous cliffhanger stretch of Highway 1.    Festivities early marked the opening of the long-awaited tunnels. It's the end of 74 years o...
Mar.27   Golden Gate Bridge All-electronic tolling begins on the Golden Gate Bridge Mar.27   Bay Bridge Cost of fixing faulty Bay Bridge bolts unclear   A construction defect that could prove to be a major safety setback, discovered in some large bolts that are supposed to help hold the bridge... Apr.9  San Francisco  Blue Angels grounded - no Bay Area show Apr.17  Bay Bridge  Caltrans ordered tests for Bay Bridge bolts in 2008 May.2   Intel Intel taps COO Krzanich as chipmaker's next CEO May.3   Moffett Field Solar Impulse takes off from Moffett Field   A plane that flies on nothing but the power of the sun is now on its way to Phoenix as part of a historic cross-country flight May.19  Yahoo  Yahoo 'to buy Tumblr for $1.1bn' May.20  Apple  Apple 'among US's big tax avoiders' Jun.11   Levi's Stadium Family mourns worker killed at 49ers' Levi's Stadium Jun.17  Apple  Apple discloses US data requests Jun.19  Fremont  Men's Wearhouse ousts founder George Zimmer Jun.30  SF Downtown  Huge crowd gathers for San Francisco's annual Pride Parade Jul.1  East Bay  AC Transit calls off potential strike today Jul.1   BART   BART strike creates major delays for commuters
  The first BART strike in 16 years is underway this morning. Workers walked off the job just after failing to come to terms on a new contract
 A labour strike shuts down San Francisco's transit rail system, the fifth-largest in the US, snarling the morning commute for 400,000 people. No negotiations between BART and union officials have been scheduled for today
Jul.1   San Francisco Zynga CEO steps down, Microsoft exec to take post
Jul.4  BART  Day 4: BART strike rolls into Fourth of July holiday Jul.5   BART BART service resumes as negotiations continue Jul.8  Eastern Span  Bay Bridge eastern span opening delayed Jul.12  SFO  SF plane crash: SFO runway now open Aug.1  Oakland  BART workers issue 72-hour notice for strike Aug.2   BART Bay Area prepares for potential BART strike Aug.4  BART  Strike averted for BART Aug.7   East Bay Union reaches tentative deal with AC Transit  Amalgamated Transit Union Local 192 reached a tentative agreement with AC Transit late night, avoiding a potential strike for the bus system Aug.9   Oakland Governor will seek cooling off period BART talks fail Aug.11   San Francisco BART strike averted; Judge grants cooling off period Aug.15   Bay Bridge New Bay Bridge span set to open on September 3 Aug.17   Hayward Crews implode Cal State East Bay's Warren Hall Aug.28   Bay Bridge Bay Bridge closed; transition to new span underway   The bridge is closed in both directions as crews begin the transitioning to the new eastern span; To remain closed through Labor Day weekend Aug.29  Bay Bridge  Caltrans: Bay Bridge construction going 'very well' Sep.1   Eastern Span Work moving quickly on new Bay Bridge span Sep.2   Eastern Span New eastern span of Bay Bridge open
  Lt. Gov. Gavin News performed the ceremonial chain cutting at the newly refurbished toll plaza with help from SF Mayo and Oakland Mayor
 Many challenges faced during the project, technical issues like the broken bolts and political battles over the span's design that led to escalating cost
Sep.3  Eastern Span  First morning commute of new Bay Bridge span Sep.10  Apple  Apple reveals two new iPhone models Sep.11  Oakland  Pandora names ex-aQuantive head McAndrews as CEO Sep.12   Twitter Twitter plans stock market listing Sep.17  Redwood City  EA stays in-house with new CEO Sep.20  Apple  Long lines form for Apple iPhone 5S, 5C Oct.3   Tesla Tesla shares fall on report of a car fire Oct.3  Twitter  Twitter plans to raise $1bn in IPO Oct.7   San Carlos PG&E start shutting down controversial pipeline   PG&E has begun turning off a major pipeline that runs through San Carlos. A judge ordered the utility to shut down Line 147 after safety con... Oct.8   Potrero Hill Body in SF hospital stairwell - may be missing patient Oct.8  BART  Commuters warned to prepare for a BART strike Oct.14   Levi's Stadium Fatal accident halts work at 49ers new stadium Oct.14  Oakland  BART officials make last, best, final contract offer Oct.14  East Bay  AC Transit union issues 72-hour strike notice Oct.16  East Bay  Governor halts AC Transit strike plans Oct.18  Google  Google shares hit $1,000 after strong earnings Oct.18   Bay Area   Commuters turn to cars, buses for BART strike
  Commuters got up before dawn and endured heavy traffic on roadways, as BART workers walked off the job for the second time in 4 months.    BART workers are on strike for the second time since July, scrambling the morning commute for hundre...
Oct.20  BART  BART strike enters third day; No talks scheduled Oct.21   BART BART strike over; trains to run Tuesday morning Oct.24  Twitter  Twitter plans to raise $1.4bn in IPO Oct.30   Facebook Facebook revenue surges 60% Nov.5   Rohnert Park   Crowds turn out for casino opening in Rohnert Park    The $800 million Las Vegas-style Graton Resort and Casino will bring as many as 10,000 to 40,000 more cars a day to nearby streets and Highway... Nov.7   Twitter Twitter shares jump on market debut
  Shares in the micro-blogging site Twitter opened at $45.10 each in the first minutes of trading on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE).    That is a 73% jump from the initial asking price of $26 a share...
Nov.8  Tesla  Tesla shares fall after latest fire Nov.14   Oakland BART may turn down contract that ended strike Nov.15   SF Downtown Batkid leads day of heroics Map of Hyde and Green street San Francisco
  5-year-old boy named Miles, of Tulelake, faced Friday as San Francisco transformed into Gotham City as part of the boy's wish to be a superhero.    The Make-A-Wish Foundation was joined by Mayor Ed Lee, Police Chief Greg Suhr - playing the fict...
Nov.16   Highway 24 Caldecott Tunnel fourth bore opens   The long-awaited fourth bore of the tunnel opened to westbound traffic after emergency systems were tested and certified Dec.16  San Jose  Avago Technologies buying LSI for $6.6B Dec.17   East San Jose Ticket for $636 million lottery jackpot sold in San Jose   A winning ticket for Mega Millions jackpot was sold at Jenny's Gift Shop. It's estimated to be the second-biggest jackpot in lottery history Dec.20   Facebook Zuckerberg donating $1 billion in Facebook shares to Silicon Valley foundation Dec.21   Oakland BART and unions reach contract deal



SF Bay Area, Top Stories, 2013 Sports Timeline ... See Bay Area Sports timeline, World Sports timeline Top ^
2013 Jan.1  Stanford  Stanford holds off Wisconsin 20-14 in Rose Bowl Jan.12  Candlestick  Kaepernick Leads 49ers' Rout Jan.20  Half Moon Bay  Fans crowd to see hard-to-see Mavericks Jan.20   49ers 49ers rally past Falcons, advance to Super Bowl
  Frank Gore ran for a pair of second-half touchdowns and the 49ers rebounded from a 17-0 deficit to beat the Atlanta Falcons 28-24.    San Francisco is in the Super Bowl for the first time since 1995. Matt Ryan 's fourth-down p...
Feb.3   49ers Ravens win Super Bowl over 49ers, 34-29
  A power outage that puts Super Bowl on hold for 34 minutes
 After failing to score a touchdown in the first half, the 49ers have been unstoppable after a delay due to the power outage
Mar.3  SF Downtown  Alcatraz triathlon competitor dies Mar.19  Pac Bell Park  Dominican Republic completes perfect run, wins WBC title May.2  Oracle Arena  Warriors defeat Denver 92-88 in Game 6 May.7  SJ Arena  San Jose Sharks sweep Vancouver Canucks May.8  Levi's Stadium  49ers reach stadium naming rights deal with Levi's May.9   Treasure Island Sailor dies as US race boat capsizes
  A British Olympic sailor has died after a Swedish catamaran capsized during a training session for the America's Cup in San Francisco Bay.    Andrew Simpson, who has won two Olympic gold medals in sailing, died after being t...
May.16  Oracle Arena  Spurs hold off Warriors, advance to West finals May.19  South of Market  Thousands run and party in Bay to Breakers May.21   Levi's Stadium 49ers new stadium to host Super Bowl 50 in 2016   The San Francisco 49ers have been selected to host the 2016 Super Bowl at their new stadium in Santa Clara May.28  San Jose  LA Kings advance, edging Sharks 2-1 in Game 7 Jun.5  SJ Arena  San Jose's HP Pavilion to become SAP Center Sep.8  Candlestick  Man dies in fall at Candlestick before S.F. game Sep.20  East San Jose  49ers' Smith arrested for DUI suspicion Sep.22  Oakland  Oakland A's win 2nd straight AL West title Sep.25   SF Downtown   Oracle Team USA wins America's Cup
  Oracle Team USA produced one of the most monumental triumphs in sporting history. A team had stared into the abyss, trailing 8-1 at one stage
 Spithill steered Oracle's 72-foot catamaran to its 8th straight victory, speeding past Dean Barker and Emirates Team New Zealand in the winner-take-all Race 19
Sep.26   Pac Bell Park Dodgers fan slain following Giants game   Jonathan Denver, 24, wearing Dodgers gear was stabbed to death during a fight between two groups of men following the Giants-Dodgers game Oct.10   Coliseum Verlander sends Tigers past A's in Game 5 gem Oct.14   Levi's Stadium Fatal accident halts work at 49ers new stadium Nov.18  Highway 880  Former Raider Thomas Howard killed in high-speed crash on I-880 Dec.23   Candlestick 49ers close out Candlestick Park, punch ticket to playoffs



SF Bay Area, Top Stories, 2013 Crime Timeline ... See Bay Area Crime timeline, World Crime timeline Top ^
2013 Jan.1  SF Mission  2 dead after shooting suspect crashes car in SF Jan.6  SF Bayview  Family: Boyfriend set woman on fire Jan.7   Oakland One Goh unfit for trial
Jan.10   Vallejo Man freed from death row accused of mudering mom Jan.11   East Oakland 4 people die in separate shootings in Oakland   9400 block of Hillside Street in East Oakland. 3400 block of West Street in West Oakland. Dimond Park. Canon Avenue and Wellington Street Jan.16  East San Jose  San Jose mother wrestles toddler from man Jan.17   San Jose Mother: Toddler's attempted abduction was made up Jan.19  San Leandro  1 dead, second hurt in BART station shooting Jan.22  San Francisco  16-year-old shot to death, another injured Jan.25  East Oakland  Oakland police officer wounded in shooting Jan.28  Highway 880  Sideshow stunt shuts down I-880 traffic in Oakland Jan.29   San Francisco SFPD searches home for remains of Kevin Collins   Bones have been unearthed at a home on Masonic Avenue possibly connected to missing boy Kevin Collins, who disappeared at age 10 in 1984 Feb.2  Oakland Downtown  1 killed, 3 hurt in shooting at Oakland street festival Feb.6  San Francisco  Police release new details in Kevin Collins case Feb.12  Vallejo  1 dead, 4 wounded after shooting in Vallejo Feb.22  Milpitas  Ayala charged with giving false police report Feb.23  Dublin  MC Hammer arrested for allegedly resisting officer Mar.3  Union City  4 dead in weekend Bay area police shootings Mar.4   Pacifica 3 arrested after stolen boat runs aground in Pacifica Mar.23  South of Market  At least three men shot at 330 Ritch nightclub Mar.31  San Jose Downtown  4 hurt in crash, attack at Wal-Mart Apr.1   East Oakland Oakland police report 3 fatal shootings in one day Apr.4   Oakland South Bay paramedic shot in head in Oakland dies Apr.6  Highway 880  Toddler injured in crash caused by I-880 sideshow Apr.10  Antioch  Three shot, one fatally, in Antioch late Tuesday night Apr.12  Saratoga  Teen sex assault suspects may be tried as adults Apr.16   Martinez   11-year-old Martinez boy injured in Boston bombings   Among the victims of the Boston Marathon bombings is an 11-year-old Aaron Hern from Martinez, badly wounded by shrapnel. Apr.19  Richmond  Teen brother, sister killed in Richmond shooting Apr.27  North Oakland  Three people shot, one fatally near Children's hospital Apr.30  South San Jose  Woman leaves tainted juice at San Jose Starbucks May.15  Alum Rock  Woman, child killed, another injured in SJ stabbing May.17  Highway 880  Two men shot, killed on I-880 May.26   East San Jose Teens die in double homicide Jun.2   Vallejo 2 dead, 2 injured after Vallejo shooting Jun.3  East Oakland  17-year-old killed, 2 injured Jun.15  Castro Valley  Suspect killed by sheriff's deputies during robbery Jun.27  East Oakland  2 homicides and another death following a fight Jul.2   Oakland Downtown Two workers slain at Oakland Wingstop Jul.10  East Oakland  Toddler kidnapped from SUV in Oakland Jul.12  South of Market  2 dead in Brannan St. shooting, suspect in custody Jul.15   Oakland Downtown Zimmerman protest in Oakland turns violent   Protesters jammed the streets near Oakland City Hall for more than three hours. A small group began vandalizing businesses Jul.18   East Oakland Child killed, 3 others wounded in Oakland shooting Jul.18  Martinez  Both defendants guilty in Richmond HS gang rape Aug.7   East Oakland 1-year-old baby and man fatally shot in Oakland Aug.8  Sunnyvale  Murder suspect fatally shot by police Aug.17   East Oakland Two killed, two injured in East Oakland shooting Sep.2  San Jose  SJPD seek driver after double-fatal accident Sep.7  Vallejo  18-year-old killed, 2 juveniles injured in shooting Sep.20  East San Jose  49ers' Smith arrested for DUI suspicion Sep.24  Pleasanton  Teens questioned after Pleasanton dad attacked Sep.26   Pac Bell Park Dodgers fan slain following Giants game   Jonathan Denver, 24, wearing Dodgers gear was stabbed to death during a fight between two groups of men following the Giants-Dodgers game Oct.5  Highway 101  Wrong-way driver accused of DUI in fatal 101 crash Oct.23   Santa Rosa Boy carrying replica gun shot dead by California police   Officers say they opened fire after the 13-year-old Andy Lopez refused orders to drop the rifle, which they believed to be real Oct.25   Menlo Park Menlo Park couple killed by alleged drunken driver Oct.27  Vallejo  1 killed, 7 injured in drive-by shooting in Vallejo Nov.6  Sunnyvale  Amber Alert issued for 2-week-old baby in Nov.6   East Oakland Teen set on fire on AC Transit bus faces long recovery Nov.21   SJSU Three SJSU students charged with hate crime   Three San Jose State University students allegedly confining their black roommate with a bike lock and subjecting him to racial taunts Nov.25  East Oakland  Oakland shooting leaves 7 victims injured



SF Bay Area, Top Stories, 2013 Politics Timeline ... See Bay Area Politics timeline, World Politics timeline Top ^
2013 Jan.26  SF Downtown  Thousands attend abortion rallies in San Francisco Apr.3   SFO President Obama visiting Bay Area for fundraisers
Apr.9  San Francisco  Blue Angels grounded - no Bay Area show Apr.15  San Francisco  Bay Area cops on alert after Boston bombings May.8  Oakland City Hall  Oakland police chief steps down May.20  Apple  Apple 'among US's big tax avoiders' Jun.6  Palo Alto  Obama arrives in Bay Area for fundraising blitz Jun.17  Apple  Apple discloses US data requests Jun.26  SF City Hall  Gay marriage supporters celebrate Prop 8 decision Jun.28   San Francisco California gay marriage ban lifted   A US appeals court has lifted a ban on same-sex marriages in California, following a Supreme Court ruling Jun.30  SF Downtown  Huge crowd gathers for San Francisco's annual Pride Parade Jul.12   San Francisco SF plane crash: Third victim dies Jul.15   Oakland Downtown Zimmerman protest in Oakland turns violent   Protesters jammed the streets near Oakland City Hall for more than three hours. A small group began vandalizing businesses Jul.15  Highway 880  Third night of Zimmerman protests in Oakland Jul.20  SF Downtown  More Trayvon Martin rallies held in Bay Area Aug.9   Oakland Governor will seek cooling off period BART talks fail Aug.11   San Francisco BART strike averted; Judge grants cooling off period Aug.26  Antioch  Antioch staff sergeant to receive Medal of Honor Sep.10  Western Span  Bay Bridge span, against Gov. Brown's wishes, set to be renamed Oct.14  Oakland  BART officials make last, best, final contract offer Oct.16  East Bay  Governor halts AC Transit strike plans Nov.21   Palo Alto 85-year-old Palo Alto man detained in North Korea  85-year-old Merrill Newman was on his way home to the Bay Area when he was removed from the plane and detained Nov.25   Chinatown Obama's immigration speech interrupted by anti-deportation hecklers   President Barack Obama at Betty Ong Recreation Center has his speech interrupted by Ju Hong, right on stage, who heckled him about anti-deportation... Nov.30  Palo Alto  North Korea says detained Bay Area man apologized Dec.6   San Jose Four people in the South Bay die due to cold weather Dec.7  SFO  Palo Alto man returns from detention in North Korea Dec.20   Facebook Zuckerberg donating $1 billion in Facebook shares to Silicon Valley foundation Dec.21   Oakland BART and unions reach contract deal