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An algae bloom has closed Temescal Lake to swimming. (CBS)

Algae Bloom And E. Coli Close Popular East Bay Lakes To Swimmers And Their Dogs

With the unusually warm July temperatures (by Bay Area standards) two popular East Bay swimming spots have shut down due to health concerns caused by rare toxic algae blooms.

07/25/2014

A sprinkler waters a lawn in the Bay Area. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Social Media ‘Drought Shaming’ Becomes Newest Way Aid Water Conservation

People have begun using the #droughtshaming to tweet about neighbors using too much water. Private citizens, businesses and government agencies have all been targeted by the tweets.

07/25/2014

(CBS SF)

70 Animals Found Living In Filth Inside Hoarder’s Monterey County Home

At least 70 dogs, cats and kittens were found living in unsanitary conditions inside a Monterey County, resulting in authorities having to humanely euthanize two dozen of the sickest animals.

07/25/2014

Lady Gaga's 9-Year-Old Guest Spot On The Sopranos Goes Viral

Lunch With Lady Gaga? New SF Store ‘If Only’ Sells Cool Experiences, Not Stuff

There are plenty of stores where you can buy expensive stuff. Now there’s a store where you can unique experiences. It’s called If Only, and when you go, bring your bucket list.

07/25/2014

Mega Millions Jackpot Reaches Record High Of $540 Million

San Francisco Board Of Supervisors Likely To Send Minimum Wage Hike Proposal To Voters In November

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors will propose that a $15-an-hour minimum wage makes it on November’s ballot next week. The ordinance has already been approved by the board’s Rules Committee.

07/25/2014

The Bay Fair BART station platform fills up after a bomb threat creates a major system-wide delay. (CBS SF)

Oakland Coliseum Station Reopens After Bomb Threat Creates Major BART Delays

The Oakland Coliseum BART station has reopened Friday morning following a closure due to a bomb threat.

07/25/2014

(CBS SF)

San Jose State Motivational Speaker Files Complaint After Claiming Police Beat Him

A man who gave a motivational speech at San Jose State University in May claims police beat him up afterward.

07/25/2014

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3 Stabbed, 2 Seriously Injured Following Violent Neighborhood Brawl In San Jose

The San Jose Police Department responded to a neighborhood brawl Thursday night that seriously injured five people on the city’s east side.

07/25/2014

San Pablo teenager Austin James, who suffers from cerebral palsy got the ride of his life on a BART train, thanks to the Make-A-Wish Foundation. (CBS)

BART Helps Make Wish Come True For San Pablo Teenager With Cerebral Palsy

A San Pablo teenager with cerebral palsy had a very simple wish that many Bay Area commuters take for granted every day – a ride on BART.

07/24/2014