09/02/2015 04:21 PM PDT - A middle school student suffered bruises but seemed to be otherwise OK after being struck by a car en route to class Wednesday morning, a district official said.  
 
09/02/2015 11:10 AM PDT - Caltrans is giving Californians an opportunity to earn $25,000 in exchange for submitting the most innovative idea to improve transportation and other state services.  
 
09/02/2015 03:00 PM PDT - At least one courageous chicken -- later dubbed in fun by the California Highway Patrol as a "felonious fowl" -- and perhaps as many as three others darted, juked and avoided cars while wandering around the Bay Bridge Toll Plaza during the morning commute Wednesday.  
 
Laura A. Oda
09/02/2015 10:46 AM PDT - A man allegedly shot himself in the stomach on Tuesday evening while reaching for a gun tucked in his waistband during a confrontation with BART police at the West Oakland station, a transit agency spokesman said.  
 
Robert Salonga
09/02/2015 11:45 AM PDT - Four people were injured in a two-car crash in east San Jose Tuesday night, police said.  
 
 
 
 
 
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'Star Wars: The Force Awakens': Toy unboxing a swing and a miss

Too few toys and too much repetition turn the much-hyped 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens Global Toy Unboxing Live Stream Event' into an early snooze fest.