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$20,000 Reward In Search For Escaped Santa Clara County Inmates

SAN JOSE (CBS/AP) — Authorities offered a $20,000 reward Friday for information leading to the capture of two dangerous prisoners who broke out of a jail in San Jose on Thanksgiving Eve after sawing through bars [Read entire story]

Veteran South City Cop Critically Injured By Skateboard-Wielding Suspect

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — A cop who remains in serious condition after being assaulted with a skateboard Thursday afternoon in South San Francisco has been identified as Robby Chon, the South San Francisco [Read entire story]

Marleau’s Late Goal Leads Sharks Past Islanders

SAN JOSE (CBS/AP) — Patrick Marleau scored with 22.5 seconds left and the San Jose Sharks rebounded after allowing the tying goal in the closing minute to win their third straight game, 3-2 over the New York [Read entire story]

San Mateo Woman Killed In Early Morning House Fire

SAN MATEO (KCBS) – One woman died after a fire broke out at a home in San Mateo early Friday morning. According to authorities, the fire broke out around 4:40 a.m. at a Tudor-style home on the 1500 block of Oak [Read entire story]

Black Friday Brawl Breaks Out At Modesto Mall

MODESTO (CBS) – Cellphones were rolling when a large brawl broke out at a Central Valley mall during Black Friday shopping. Marco Sebastian says he was at Vintage Faire Mall in Modesto around midnight when saw the [Read entire story]

Sister Ecstatic Over Return Of Missing Northern California Mom

REDDING (CBS / AP) — The older sister of a Northern California mother who was missing for three weeks said Friday the return of her sibling made for the best Thanksgiving ever. The comments by Sheila Koester came [Read entire story]

Actress Florence Henderson, ‘Brady Bunch’ Mom, Dies At 82

LOS ANGELES (CBS/AP) — Florence Henderson, who went from Broadway star to become one of America’s most beloved television moms in “The Brady Bunch,” has died, her manager and her publicist said. [Read entire story]

South San Francisco Officer Critically Hurt In Skateboard Attack

SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — A South San Francisco Police officer suffered a major head injury when knocked unconscious by a suspect with a skateboard Thursday afternoon and was listed in critical condition. The [Read entire story]

Golden Gate Transit Holiday Bus Collecting Toys For Tots Through Dec. 17

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — Golden Gate Transit’s decorative holiday bus will be collecting toys for children in Petaluma and San Rafael this Thanksgiving weekend. The bus will participate at San Rafael’s [Read entire story]

Armed Suspect Dies In Bloody Police Encounter Near Sacramento

SACRAMENTO (CBS/AP) — Authorities say an armed man has died in a bloody encounter with officers in Northern California. The Sacramento Bee reports that officers responded to a call Thursday at a convenience store [Read entire story]

Two Dangerous Inmates At Large After San Jose Jail Break

SAN JOSE (CBS SF) — Santa Clara County sheriff’s officials said deputies concluded their search Thursday morning around the main jail in San Jose for two inmates who escaped Wednesday night and are still at [Read entire story]

Authorities Seek 2 Women In Abduction Of NorCal Mother Found Safe

REDDING, Calif. (AP) — Authorities were searching Thursday for two women suspected in the abduction of a Northern California mother who turned up safe near an interstate three weeks after she disappeared. Early [Read entire story]

Oakland Program Trains Young Garbage Collectors Amid Shortage

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Like most little boys, Corey Lever liked trucks and his favorite was always the garbage truck. He loved to watch it roar down his Oakland street, grabbing the cans and dumping the trash into its [Read entire story]

Cat Saves 2 Lives In 2-Alarm San Mateo Fire

SAN MATEO (CBS SF) — A cat saved the lives of two people from a two-alarm fire Thursday morning in San Mateo that caused about $400,000 in damage to a home, a fire battalion chief said. The fire was reported at [Read entire story]

6 Sports Personalities You Shouldn’t Invite To Thanksgiving Dinner

Bryan Altman, CBS Local Sports Thanksgiving is one of the most popular holidays in America, and for good reason. Basically the entire holiday is built around three central things – football, food and family. Of the [Read entire story]

Oakland Raiders Team Headlines: Oakland Looks To Finish Strong

By Dave Thomas For the Oakland Raiders, finishing strong is as important as anything else over the next six weeks. Sitting in first place in the AFC West at 8-2, the Raiders are playing in the most competitive division [Read entire story]

3.5 Million California Homes Could Be Damaged In San Andreas Fault Rupture

LOS ANGELES (CBS SF) — An estimated 3.5 million homes could be damaged in a magnitude-8 earthquake along the San Andreas Fault, according to a new report. The estimate was based on a theoretical rupture of the San [Read entire story]

San Francisco Tries New Tactics To Reverse A Spike In Hate Crimes

SAN FRANCISCO (KPIX 5) — San Francisco says it will have no tolerance for hate crimes. “We stand together against messages of hate … against acts of hate,” Mayor Ed Lee at a news conference on the [Read entire story]

A Heart Transplant Recipient Is Trying To Find And Thank Her Donors

PALO ALTO (KPIX 5) — For one San Francisco Bay Area mother and daughter, the Thanksgiving season has been extra special for the past 29 years. Carlis and Corie Crowe said they have former KPIX 5 reporter Barbara [Read entire story]

Jefferson Awards: 826 Valencia Takes Education To Creative New Heights

SAN FRANCISCO — A best-selling Bay Area author and a former teacher teamed up to create a fun non-profit organization that marries education and creativity. The result: imaginations take flight and children fall in [Read entire story]