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A KPIX 5 crew captured this video of Bakken crude oil getting unloaded from a train at a rail yard in Richmond. (CBS)

Refineries Plan To Ship Even Dirtier Tar Sands Oil Into Bay Area, Fracked Crude By Rail Gets Too Pricey

It’s an unexpected consequence of the drop in oil prices. Trains carrying explosive fracked crude oil from North Dakota are no longer rolling through our neighborhoods. Crude by rail has become too expensive.

8 hours ago

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Teen Says He Stabbed Sleeping Discovery Bay Boy To ‘See What It Was Like’

A teen confessed to fatally stabbing a 9-year-old Discovery Bay boy in a jailhouse interview on Monday.

8 hours ago

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Woodside May Resort To Publicly Shaming Water Wasters Who Can Afford Fines

Shaming may be the trick to getting water wasters in Woodside to conserve during the state’s drought, where financial incentives might not be enough.

9 hours ago

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More Cars Being Stolen With Keys Left Inside, California Leads Nation

One week after a thief stole an idling car in Fairfield with a boy sleeping inside, prompting a statewide Amber Alert, the number of vehicles being stolen with the keys left inside is on the rise.

9 hours ago

Site of proposed subdivision in Pleasanton that could be delayed due to the California drought. (CBS)

Pleasanton Looks To Halt New Subdivision Over Drought

It was slated to be the biggest development in Pleasanton history, 1,300 new homes on the eastern stretch of town. But thanks to the drought, the city council has second thoughts.

10 hours ago