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Lauren Hernández

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San Francisco, CA, United States

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Past articles by Lauren:

Evacuation orders lifted for Sandra Fire in Butte County

Firefighters appeared to gain more control over the blaze, in a heavily forested area of... → Read More

Nevada County fire prompts mandatory evacuations near Rice’s Crossing

The fire, dubbed the Rices Fire, scorched 350 acres as of 4 p.m. and is burning near Rice’s Crossing and Cranston roads near North San Juan in the county. → Read More

Man hospitalized after shooting on BART train

The shooting, which occurred on a Daly City-bound BART train was the second instance of... → Read More

Pleasanton ridge fire: Evacuation orders hit East Bay residents near Canyon Fire

Residents living in the area of Golden Eagle were ordered to evacuate because the Canyon Fire near Pleasanton ridge. → Read More

Bay Area selected as one of the host sites for 2026 World Cup

World Cup soccer is headed to the Bay Area and Levi’s Stadium in 2026 after FIFA announced the host sites of the 2026 Cup in the United States, Canada and Mexico. → Read More

Man fatally stabbed in S.F.’s Tenderloin

Officers from San Francisco police’s Tenderloin Station responded at 10:21 a.m. to a... → Read More

Veteran surfers find a moment of zen on a somber Memorial Day

Amid a busy slate of Bay Area events to commemorate fallen service members, Santa... → Read More

‘Officer involved shooting’: Police rush to Mariposa Street offramp of I-280 in S.F. for incident

San Francisco police spokesperson Robert Rueca said that “An officer involved shooting... → Read More

Man killed in shooting at Berkeley home

Police officers responded at 9:30 p.m. Tuesday to a report of a man “injured by... → Read More

Firefighters battle 40-acre vegetation fire in Alameda County

The fire, which was 40 acres shortly after 10 p.m., was blazing in the 15000 block of... → Read More

Oakland man killed in Vallejo’s ninth homicide this year

The victim, identified only as a 21-year-old Oakland man, was declared dead by medical... → Read More

COVID vaccine mandate delayed for California schools until 2023

California’s COVID vaccine mandate for school children will not take effect until the FDA approves them for kids in grades 7 through 12. → Read More

Two Yuba County children drowned in a bathtub. Their mother was arrested in their deaths

Yuba County sheriff’s deputies arrested Courtney Williams, 26, on suspicion of homicide... → Read More

Grinnell, beloved UC Berkeley peregrine falcon, found dead in downtown Berkeley

Grinnell’s cause of death was unknown, but Cal Falcons representatives said on social... → Read More

Scooter rider killed in San Jose after being struck by two vehicles

A man riding a motorized scooter died early Saturday morning in San Jose after two... → Read More

Five arrested in slaying of 19-year-old woman in Hayward

Hayward police said detectives identified five suspects in the fatal December 2020... → Read More

Vallejo police investigate unsheltered woman’s stabbing as homicide

Vallejo police officers responded at 4:20 p.m. to a report of a deceased person in the... → Read More

One person injured in shooting in S.F.’s Bayview

One person was critically injured in a shooting involving people in separate vehicles in... → Read More

Small fire burns vegetation in Sonoma County near Monte Rio

The 7-acre blaze, dubbed the Alpine Fire, burned timber above Monte Rio in Sonoma... → Read More

Vegetation fire sparks in Santa Cruz County

Firefighters battled a small vegetation fire in Santa Cruz County Saturday afternoon,... → Read More