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Kindergartner's Haircut Leads to Civil Rights Complaint
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Kindergartner's Haircut Leads to Civil Rights Complaint

A kindergartner’s fade haircut – a little bit longer on top, buzzed on the sides – has created a federal flap involving claims of racial discrimination and prompted that little boy to shave his head just so he could participate in the school’s Christmas concert. Last week, lawyers Read »

17 minutes ago
Juvenile Hall Officer Busted During Trip to Disneyland

Juvenile Hall Officer Busted During Trip to Disneyland

A 51-year-old San Francisco juvenile corrections officer has been charged with possession of cocaine and a loaded... Read »

4 hours ago
Steph Curry Merchandise Named Most Popular in NBA

Steph Curry Merchandise Named Most Popular in NBA

Steph Curry and the Golden State Warriors are leading the NBA in merchandise sales right now. Read »

5 hours ago
Firefighters Gain Ground on Fire Near Missions

Firefighters Gain Ground on Fire Near Missions

Evacuations have been lifted after the fire burned about 320 acres near La Purisima Mission in Lompoc. Read »

Jun 30, 2015
Gov Approves School Vaccine Law

Gov Approves School Vaccine Law

California's governor signed the controversial school vaccine bill into law Tuesday. Read »

4 hours ago
Coast Guard Chopper Crash Lands at San Francisco International Airport

Coast Guard Chopper Crash Lands at San Francisco International Airport

A Coast Guard helicopter made a hard landing at San Francisco International Airport while it was conducting a... Watch »

Jun 30, 2015
Centuries-Old Mission Evacuated as 200-Acre Fire Erupts

Centuries-Old Mission Evacuated as 200-Acre Fire Erupts

Mandatory evacuations were ordered in Santa Barbara County Monday where a 200-acre vegetation fire burned... Read »

Jun 29, 2015
Man Hit With Tire Iron in Unprovoked Gas Station Attack

Man Hit With Tire Iron in Unprovoked Gas Station Attack

In "a random act of violence" that was captured on surveillance video, a man is seen being hit with a tire... Watch »

Jun 29, 2015
Hundreds of Bud Light Cans Spill Onto Freeway

Hundreds of Bud Light Cans Spill Onto Freeway

It was a boozy mess Monday morning when a semi-truck hauling Bud Light cans overturned on the 91 Freeway in... Read »

Jun 29, 2015
Feds Defend

Feds Defend "Extravagant" Burning Man Special Housing Request

Federal Bureau of Land Management officials are defending their request for special housing accommodations during... Read »

Jun 29, 2015
3 Students Sue UC Regents Over Sex Assault Reporting

3 Students Sue UC Regents Over Sex Assault Reporting

Three University of California at Berkeley students, who said they were sexually assaulted on campus, filed a civil... Watch »

Jun 29, 2015
Calif. Lawmakers Pass Strict School Vaccine Bill

Calif. Lawmakers Pass Strict School Vaccine Bill

California lawmakers have passed a contentious bill that would impose one of the strictest school vaccination laws... Read »

Jun 29, 2015
Prankster Interrupts Kanye West During Performance

Prankster Interrupts Kanye West During Performance

West's headline set Saturday night was briefly interrupted when comedian Lee Nelson stormed onto the stage, rapping... Read »

Jun 29, 2015
Firefighters Battle Fire for More Than 2 Hours

Firefighters Battle Fire for More Than 2 Hours

Firefighters protected nearby structures from a commercial building fire Sunday that sent thick smoke over an area... Read »

Jun 28, 2015
San Diego Angler Makes Trophy Catch on Kayak

San Diego Angler Makes Trophy Catch on Kayak

Bluefin tuna landed just seven miles off shore Read »

Jun 28, 2015

San Francisco Celebrates 2015 Pride Weekend

San Francisco Celebrates 2015 Pride Weekend View »

Jun 28, 2015
Motorcyclist Surrenders After High-Speed Chase

Motorcyclist Surrenders After High-Speed Chase

A motorcyclist took off his helmet and sat on a K-Rail before surrendering to police on a freeway offramp in Corona... Watch »

Jun 26, 2015
#LoveWins: Same Sex Couples Elated Over Ruling

#LoveWins: Same Sex Couples Elated Over Ruling

Same-sex couples and their supporters were elated on Friday morning in San Francisco, as the Supreme Court ruled... Watch »

Jun 27, 2015
Berkeley Wives Thrilled With Supreme Court Ruling

Berkeley Wives Thrilled With Supreme Court Ruling

Sandy Stier and Kris Perry, a Berkeley couple with four children, were in Washington, D.C. Watch »

Jun 26, 2015
Newsom: Proud He Didn't Wait for

Newsom: Proud He Didn't Wait for "Right Time"

Calif. Lt. Gov. Newsom said he was proud he married same-sex couples in San Francisco 11 years ago. Watch »

Jun 26, 2015
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