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Residents Displaced, Homes Damaged When 16-Inch Water Main Breaks In Oakland’s Glenview District

About 20 EBMUD customers were without water service due to a water main break Sunday morning that resulted in property damage in Oakland’s Glenview district.

12/14/2014

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American Red Cross Opens More Shelters After Strong Storm Pounds Bay Area

The American Red Cross has opened four emergency shelters in the Greater Bay Area to assist people affected by a storm that is making its way through the Bay Area.

12/12/2014

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New Report Casts Doubt On Red Cross’ Claims About How Donation Money Is Spent

The American Red Cross has repeatedly touted that 91 cents out of every dollar donated is used to help those in need. But a new report from the independent, non-profit news group ProPublica shows those numbers are very misleading.

12/04/2014

Chopper 5 over a 3-story Victorian home on fire. (CBS SF)

Fire At 3-Story Victorian Home In Berkeley Displaces 7

Fire crews extinguished a fire at a Victorian home in Berkeley Monday morning that displaced at least seven residents.

11/17/2014

A donor gives blood. (CBS)

Federal Panel Supports Lifting 31-Year-Old Ban On Blood Donations By Gay Men

A U.S. advisory panel recommended Thursday to partially lift a 31-year ban preventing gay and bisexual men from donating blood.

11/14/2014

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Dog Killed In Alameda Fire Started By Unattended Stove

A Sunday structure fire in Alameda displaced four families, injured a firefighter and killed a dog.

09/08/2014

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Napa Quake Damage Estimated At $300 Million, Vintners Chip In $10 Million

Napa officials said this morning the initial estimate of damage from Sunday’s 6.0-magnitude earthquake to privately owned homes and commercial properties in the city is $300 million.

08/27/2014

(CBS SF)

4-Alarm Apartment Fire In Oakland Displaces Dozens Of Residents; 5 Dogs Missing

Firefighters have contained a four-alarm fire in Oakland that burned dozens of people out of their homes Wednesday evening.

08/21/2014

Top 10 Earthquake Survival Kit Must-Haves

Earthquakes can happen at any time, so preparedness should be maintained on an ongoing basis.

08/07/2014

(CBS SF)

2-Alarm Fire Burns 2 Oakland Homes, Displaces 18 Residents

Firefighters are battling a 2-alarm residential fire located at 47th and Melrose streets in East Oakland.

07/30/2014

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