SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi (meer-kah-REE'-mee) has named former interim East Palo Alto police Chief Federico Rocha as his new undersheriff. The sheriff told the San Francisco Chronicle that he believes Rocha will bring a unique perspective to the department. He is replacing Undersheriff Ellen Brin, who is retiring from the department after almost three decades.
SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) - Power went out briefly at the SAP Center less than an hour before the scheduled start of last night's playoff opener between the San Jose Sharks and the Los Angeles Kings. A few thousand fans were in the arena when it went dark for a few seconds before emergency lights turned on. The Sharks went on to beat the Kings, 6-3.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - Authorities have recovered a body on Mount Tamalpais matching the description of a 50-year-old Marin woman who went missing after hiking up the peak. A Marin County Sheriff's Department spokesman says the hiker appears to have plunged 50 feet down a steep mountainside drainage area.
HAYWARD, Calif. (AP) - Police in the San Francisco Bay Area are looking for a man who robbed a bank wearing a t-shirt that read "I Have Issues." Hayward Police say the man presented a note to the bank teller that said he was armed and intended to rob the bank. The teller gave him cash from her drawer, although no one acutally saw a firearm.
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