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Michael Cabanatuan

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San Francisco Bay Area, CA, United States

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Past articles by Michael:

Oakland police issue warning after spate of armed ATM robberies. 3 happened at this location

Oakland police sought to warn the public about a recent string of armed ATM robberies. → Read More

San Francisco Zoo lion Sukari dies at 20

The San Francisco Zoo’s 20-year-old African lioness, Sukari, has died, officials said Thursday. → Read More

Oakland declares state of emergency after cyberattack hobbles critical government tech

Cyber attack in Oakland prompted city officials to issue a state of emergency after a attack that hit city technology systems last week. → Read More

California snowfall amount from recent storms shown on these maps

The recent atmospheric rivers storms that hit California delivered a massive amount of snow to the Sierra Nevada and the state’s other high mountains. → Read More

Berkeley woman dies after her robe catches fire, likely from hot plate

The 80-year-old woman critically injured when her bathrobe caught fire has died, according... → Read More

California storm: Flood advisories issued for 6 Bay Area counties from ‘excessive rainfall’

The bomb cyclone lingers over California, but weather models show the storm will be on the move. Flood advisories issued for 6 Bay Area counties due to rain. → Read More

Is the ‘Tripledemic’ putting more masks on Bay Area faces? Here’s what our survey found

Once again, The Chronicle sent reporters to local grocery stores to count who is and... → Read More

Real ID deadline extended for another 2 years, until May 2025

The Real ID, ordered by Congress in 2005, won’t be needed for a domestic flight until May 2025. The Department of Homeland Security, citing COVID delays, issued the order. → Read More

Interstate 80 toward Tahoe temporarily shut down due to spinouts in heavy snow

Heavy snowfall and multiple spinouts forced the temporary shutdown of Interstate 80... → Read More

World War II ‘ghost’ boat found in Shasta Lake. How did it get there?

The receding Lake Shasta waters have yielded a World War II-era boat. How it ended up in the California reservoir is a mystery. → Read More

Antisemitic flyers surface again — this time in the North Bay

Another round of antisemitic flyers, stuffed in sandwich bags and tossed on front lawns,... → Read More

Am I a water hog? Here’s what could land you on California’s list of homes using too much water

Californians are being publicly named for using too much water. Here are the common causes for homes making the list. → Read More

Three homes have become the first in the Bay Area to be publicly named as using too much water

EBMUD has begun fining Bay Area households, starting with three in Orinda, Oakland and Richmond, that have consumed too much water amid California's ongoing drought. → Read More

Anti-Asian hate crime investigated near Cal campus

University of California police say that an aggravated assault with rocks occurred near... → Read More

‘This is brutal.’ These Bay Area cities were hottest on day 6 of the heat wave, hitting 115 degrees

For the second straight day, record-breaking heat roasted the Bay Area, sparing nowhere... → Read More

Oakland school shooting: Student fires gun, 13-year-old injured

A 12-year-old suspect is reportedly in custody after school shooting in Madison Park Academy in East Oakland leaves 13-year-old injured. → Read More

Turkestan cockroaches, invading California, already ‘all over the Bay Area’

Millions, possibly billions, of Turkestan cockroaches, a species of the reviled insect,... → Read More

This beloved Oakland Sri Lankan cafe is about to close after 13 years

A beloved downtown Oakland cafe, run by a Sri Lankan immigrant, is closing this week... → Read More

Lockdown lifted after shooting near Vallejo high school

Vallejo police are investigating a shooting incident that occurred near John Finney High... → Read More

Two historic swastikas on a building caused a popular Bay Area summer camp to close. Here’s what happened

Hidden Villa, a popular South Bay summer camp that would normally host 900 children,... → Read More