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Mission Creek houseboats (photo by Chris Carlsson courtesy foundsf.org)

San Francisco’s Mission Creek: A Community Of Houseboat Dwellers Dating Back 50 Years

San Francisco’s community of houseboat dwellers on Mission Creek, which dates back over 50 years, has some security for their unique homes with a lease through the Port of San Francisco through 2040.

06/09/2014

Vietnam veteran Warlito Moises receives his service medal in Vallejo, California on June 5, 2014. (Anna Duckworth/CBS)

Vietnam Veteran Receives Long Overdue Medals In Special Ceremony At Mare Island

70-year-old Warlito Moises from Vallejo received his medals on Thursday, nearly 50 years after the end of his tour for the Navy

06/05/2014

Investigators on the scene of a deadly shooting by San Mateo County Sheriff's deputies. (CBS)

18-Year-Old Half Moon Bay Woman Shot Dead During Confrontation With Deputies

An 18-year-old woman was shot and killed by a sheriff’s deputy in San Mateo County on Tuesday night. Family members say she suffered depression and was off her medication.

06/04/2014

California Condor

Lead-Poisoned Condor Returns Home After 3 Week’s Recovery At Oakland Zoo

Ventana, a lead-poisoned condor, that spent three weeks recovering at a new facility at Oakland’s Zoo was released back into the wild as a healthy bird at her home in Pinnacles National Park.

05/30/2014

Soda vending machine (PAUL J.RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Health Experts: Soda Tax Would Compel Behavior Changes In Low–Income Neighborhoods

Health experts addressed San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors this week to say a soda tax would compel changes in behavior in low-income neighborhoods and minority communities.

05/23/2014

Image from Caltrans video on 280 segment closure. (Caltrans)

Portion Of Interstate 280 In San Francisco To Be Closed For Repairs Over Memorial Day Weekend

This is the first of a series of closures of southbound 280 this year over holiday weekends, as Caltrans works to repair four broken hinges.

05/21/2014

California Gov. Jerry Brown discusses pension reform during a news conference on August 28, 2012 in Los Angeles. (Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Bulk Of Gov. Brown’s Revised State Budget Would Go Towards Medi-Cal

California Gov. Jerry Brown unveiled his revised state budget on Tuesday, which is $1 billion more than the original he submitted in January. The majority of the funds would go to health-care costs for the poor.

05/13/2014

A boarded up home is seen on April 6, 2011 in Richmond, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

UC Berkeley Study Looks At Underwater Mortgage Problem, Supports Richmond’s Eminent Domain Plan

The report, titled “Underwater America: How the So-Called Housing ‘Recovery’ is Bypassing Many American Communities” is a first-of-its-kind look at the magnitude of the underwater mortgage issue.

05/08/2014

California Condor

First Bird Admitted To Oakland Zoo’s New Condor Recovery Center

For the first time ever a California condor is being cared for at a new Oakland Zoo recovery center. The facility makes it possible for Northern California to take part in saving this endangered species.

05/06/2014

Tensions ran high at a town hall meeting held by police chief Greg Suhr after a fatal officer involved shooting in SF's Bernal Heights neighborhood. (CBS)

San Francisco Police Report Significant Drop In Murder Rate So Far For 2014

San Francisco police reported a significantly lower murder rate for the first third of this year compared to the same period in previous years.

05/02/2014

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