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Recent articles by Cornell:

North Bay senator proposes toll add to Highway 37 to ease traffic, maintain sustainability

"By the end of the century, this roadway will be underwater." Sen. Bill Dodd has a bold proposal for flood-prone Highway 37 in Sonoma County, to make it a toll-paying highway. → Read More

Mother of 4-year-old Richmond boy killed in hit-and-run pleads for help

"You took an innocent life" Mother of 4-year-old Richmond boy killed in hit-and-run is pleading for the driver to surrender. → Read More

Coronavirus: 'We're all so scared' San Francisco woman quarantined onboard Diamond Princess cruise ship in Japan

"It's a tough situation, stuck in this in this room, no daylight, I feel like I'm going to have a panic attack," a San Francisco woman shared about being quarantined aboard the Diamond Princess cruise ship in Japan. → Read More

East Bay neighborhood on edge after thieves kick-in door, burglarize home

Neighbors are on edge following several brazen burglaries in the middle of the day in Walnut Creek. → Read More

Sonoma County Supervisors vote on $11.6 million plan to help homeless living on biking trail

Sonoma County Supervisors voted on $11.6 million plan to help homeless living on Santa Rosa's biking trail, but establishing shelters could take months. → Read More

7-year-old boy dies after San Rafael elementary school playground fence injury

Police in San Rafael are investigating a tragic incident at an elementary school playground that claimed the life of a 7-year-old boy from Greenbrae. The Marin County Coroner did not disclose the child's identity due to his age. → Read More

Novato family wins ABC's 'The Great Christmas Light Fight'

DECKED OUT HOLIDAY HOME: A Bay Area family said their over-the-top holiday house was tough to beat -- they were right. → Read More

Landslide cleanup begins in Sausalito 8 months after storm

In the North Bay, the giant-sized clean up of last winter's storm damage is just beginning in one neighborhood. → Read More

North Bay residents anxious with possible PG&E power shutoffs looming

There's lots of uncertainty in the North Bay about possible power shut offs by PG&E. A planned power shutoff was called off for Monday, but the possibility remains for others later this week, when fire danger is high. → Read More

PG&E warns of possible power shutoffs in 3 North Bay counties due to wildfire risk

FIRE WEATHER WARNING: PG&E has warned thousands of residents in the North Bay that their power could be turned off today to reduce wildfire risks. → Read More

Surveillance video shows thieves stealing elderly shopper's wallet at Bay Area grocery store

Surveillance video shows the woman standing behind an elderly woman as she is hunched over, looking intently at the shelves. She waits a few seconds, reaches into the unsuspecting woman's purse, and walks off. → Read More

San Francisco to offer $2.5B for PG&E's power grid, provide its own service to residents

San Francisco wants to be a power broker when it comes to electricity. The city by the bay is looking to buy PG&E'S power grid and provide its own service to residents but the price tag for the takeover is huge. → Read More

Antonio Brown cut from Raiders before playing game with team

The Oakland Raiders have released disgruntled star receiver Antonio Brown before he ever played a game for the team. → Read More

Antonio Brown cut from Raiders before playing game with team

The Oakland Raiders have released disgruntled star receiver Antonio Brown before he ever played a game for the team. → Read More

Legendary Bay Area radio station KFOG says 'rock on' and 'goodbye'

'A SAD DAY FOR FOGHEADS': It's the end of an era for Bay Area Radio. Legendary rock station KFOG is leaving the airwaves after nearly 40 years of rock and roll. → Read More

Climate change divides Democrats on last day of DNC meeting in San Francisco

DIVIDE OVER CLIMATE CHANGE: There were compelling arguments for the planet, but many Democrats say there are too many important issues to only debate and discuss one. → Read More

San Francisco police say condo attack suspect linked to other crimes

There are new details about the suspect at the center of a chilling attack of a woman last week outside her condo complex, all caught on security camera. Now, police say 25 year-old Austin James Vincent, is linked to other assaults in San Francisco. → Read More

Extreme heat brings extreme misery to the East Bay

Wednesday's extreme heat was brutal, especially in the East Bay where many residents, even firefighters were tested. → Read More

Firefighters rescue woman, child and dog from cliff in SF

Firefighters rescued a woman, an 8-year-old child and a dog at Fort Funston from a cliff on Friday afternoon, according to the San Francisco Fire Department. → Read More

Weekend heat wave bakes Bay Area

The Bay Area is broiling this weekend as scorching temperatures hit the triple digits. But if you love the heat, head east. → Read More