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Local Callers Must Dial 415 When 628 Area Code Debuts Next Year

Starting next February, San Francisco and Marin County residents will have to do something they’ve never done before: dial the numbers 4-1-5 when making a phone call.

08/09/2014

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New Phone Customers In San Francisco, Marin Say Goodbye ‘415,’ Hello ‘628’

Starting in 2015, there will be a new “628” area code in the Bay Area as more telephone numbers are requested.

12/20/2013

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CPUC Holding Meetings Over 415 Area Code Change

The California Public Utilities Commission is holding public hearings Wednesday and Thursday on plans to add a new area code to the current “415” area code zone.

01/16/2013

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‘628’ Area Code May Come To San Francisco, Marin

The California Public Utilities Commission has begun a process that will allow it to add a new area code in the current 415 area code zone.

12/12/2012

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New 669 Area Code Joins South Bay 408 Region Saturday

The California Public Utilities Commission is reminding South Bay residents that they will have to dial area codes for local calls beginning Saturday.

10/19/2012

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South Bay Residents Must Dial Area Code For Local Calls Starting Sat.

The California Public Utilities Commission is reminding South Bay residents that they will have to dial area codes for local calls beginning Saturday.

10/17/2012

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State OKs 669 Area Code Rollout In Santa Clara County

California regulators have approved a new telephone area code for Santa Clara County.

10/21/2011

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669 Area Code Coming To South Bay

The Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors Tuesday morning voted to implement a new 669 area code via an overlay method, meaning existing phone numbers will stay the same.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–05/24/2011

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Public Split Over New Santa Clara County Area Code

Opinions were decidedly split at a public comment meeting iabout how to address the diminishing supply of phone numbers that use area code 408 in Santa Clara County.

CBS San Francisco–03/17/2011

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New Area Code Coming To Santa Clara County

The proliferation of cell phones and other devices means Santa Clara County is getting a second area code 669 will be joining 408.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–03/07/2011

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