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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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Apartment Fire Displaces More A Dozen Residents In San Lorenzo

A two-alarm fire at an apartment complex in San Lorenzo that left more than a dozen people displaced Sunday night likely started as an electrical fire

07/21/2014

The owner of pit bull-mix "Pekita" said she the lives of everyone in a burning Oakland apartment building because of her barking. (CBS SF)

Hero Dog Wakes Up Residents In Burning Oakland Apartment Building

Residents who woke up to their Oakland apartment building in flames early Wednesday morning credit the barking of a neighbor’s dog for their safe escape.

06/25/2014

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Two-Alarm Fire Displaces 17 People From Apartment Building

Firefighters battled a two-alarm fire at an apartment building that displaced 17 people in Oakland this morning.

06/25/2014

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