Michelle Roberts, NBC Bay Area

Michelle Roberts

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Stratford, PE, Canada

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Past articles by Michelle:

Santa Cruz Braces for Beachgoers Seeking Relief From the Heat

Santa Cruz, typically known as a haven from the heat, was far from that on Friday. → Read More

BART Police Stepping Up Patrols on Trains, at Stations

In an effort to regain the public's trust, BART will be stepping up police patrols aboard trains and at stations, agency officials said Tuesday. → Read More

Family Recounts Tree Branch Collapse at Menlo College

A toddler and her mother were recovering Monday after a freak accident in which a large tree branch came crashing down on them in Atherton. → Read More

Six Gang Members Arrested in Richmond Crackdown on Violent Crime

Six members of a gang in Richmond were arrested Wednesday as part of a crackdown on violent crime in the East Bay city. → Read More

California Man Killed By ISIS Troops in Syria, Family Says

The family of an American with ties to the Bay Area says he was killed by ISIS troops in Syria. → Read More

Facebook Town: Social Media Giant Announces Mixed-Use Housing Near Menlo Park HQ

A tech giant along the Peninsula is taking steps to turn its campus into a virtual town. Facebook unveiled details of a plan on Friday to redevelop a 50-acre plot of land in Menlo Park’s Belle Haven... → Read More

New Video From Deadly Asiana Airlines Crash at SFO Shows Teaching Moments

This week marks four years since the deadly Asiana Airlines crash at San Francisco International Airport, and a newly released video of the crash holds some important teaching moments, experts say. → Read More

Palo Alto Leaders Consider Big Jump in Cost of Downtown Parking

Downtown Palo Alto parking, already a harrowing and costly endeavor, is about to get more expensive. → Read More

Dangerous Heat Forcing Youth Camps to Be Wary, Improvise

Dangerously hot temperatures this week have prompted local summer camps to make a few changes and take some extra precautions. → Read More

Jury Finds San Jose Fire Department Retaliated Against Firefighter

A South Bay firefighter is celebrating a win Friday after a jury found the San Jose Fire Department retaliated against her after she claimed she was passed over for promotions because she's a woman. → Read More

SJSU Basketball Player Arrested for Beating, Robbing Man in Union City

A San Jose State freshman basketball player was arrested Saturday for his role in a violent attack that left a man in Union City beaten and robbed in what police are describing as a targeted attack. → Read More

Two Women Firefighters Sue San Jose for Gender Discrimination

Two San Jose firefighters are suing the city for gender discrimination, retaliation and harassment saying they were passed up for promotions because they are women. → Read More

Caltrans Considers Express Toll Lanes on Highway 101

Caltrans is considering a massive construction project that would turn HOV lanes along the Peninsula into an express toll lane. → Read More

San Ramon Students Punished After Senior Prank Leaves Mouse Dead

More than a dozen students at San Ramon's California High School were punished for a senior prank that ended up killing a mouse. → Read More

Habitat for Humanity, Redwood City Residents in Fight Over Low-Income Housing Complex

Habitat for Humanity is in the works of constructing an apartment complex for low-income families in Redwood City, but some neighbors aren't too happy about the plan. → Read More

Low-Income Drivers in Bay Area Unfairly Punished for Traffic Violations: Report

Low-income drivers in the Bay Area are being unfairly punished for traffic violations, according to a new report. → Read More

Massive Wedding Brawl in Fremont Leaves Two Injured, One Remains Critical

A wedding reception in the East Bay last weekend quickly turned into a war zone when a massive brawl broke out and left at least two people critically injured. → Read More

Stanford Researchers Examine How Warming Temps May Help Spread Mosquito-Borne Diseases

Stanford researchers this week released a report focusing on mosquitoes that carry and transmit the Zika virus. The analysis found at 84 degrees, mosquitoes live long enough to rapidly spread the virus to birds... → Read More

Dozens of Minors Raid BART Train in Oakland, Snatch Cell Phones From Riders During Crime Spree

A routine ride on BART over the weekend turned into utter chaos when roughly 50 to 60 juveniles stormed a train and committed multiple robberies, according to the transportation agency. → Read More

Peninsula School District Sends Warning About Netflix Show

It can be tough for parents to keep tabs on everything their teens are watching on television. Which is why school officials along the Peninsula are raising a warning about a popular new show that could... → Read More