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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:

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

Joyous fans spill into S.F., Oakland streets to celebrate Warriors NBA championship win

The Warriors were 3,000 miles away as they won their fourth national basketball... → Read More

State to pay $51 million to settle lawsuits related to 2018 Yountville killings

State budget documents indicate a $51 million settlement has been reached in at least one... → Read More

Bike rider killed in collision at Oak and Octavia streets, S.F. police say

A bicyclist was killed in an early morning collision with a vehicle at Oak and Octavia... → Read More

Bay Area man drowns at Lake Tahoe after his boat capsized

A Palo Alto man drowned at Lake Tahoe after his boat overturned, authorities said. The... → Read More

Power restored to PG&E customers after East Bay outage

A PG&E outage knocked out electricity for about 6,400 customers in North Berkeley. → Read More

West Portal fire contained after damaging three buildings and injuring a firefighter

A three-alarm fire in the West Portal neighborhood has been contained after burning at... → Read More

Feral cats ‘having a field day’ at Oakland Coliseum

With the Raiders and Warriors gone and the A’s yet to start their season, feral cats... → Read More

Bay Area toll collectors are gone, so what happens to the tollbooths? Here’s the $77 million answer

Now that drivers no longer have the option of stopping to hand over cash tolls on... → Read More

A billboard going up in Union Square slams S.F.’s ‘open-air drug markets.’ It’s placed there by families with children addicted to fentanyl

A billboard aimed at tourists and attacking the city’s open-air drug dealing is... → Read More