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Lyft Drivers ‘Screwed Over’ By Feud Between Ridesharing Companies

“Oh it’s been a blood feud,” one driver, who wished to remain anonymous told KPIX 5.

5 hours ago

Seismograph of 6.0 Napa Quake August 24 2014

Napa Quake Triggers Renewed Calls For Early-Warning System After Lack Of Funding

What if Californians could have a warning that an earthquake is about to happen? The technology is available, but a lack of funding from Sacramento has stalled the project.

08/25/2014

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Emergency Responders Learn Lessons From Napa Earthquake

Emergency response agencies across the Bay Area are looking at disaster systems and protocols in the aftermath of Sunday’s 6.0 earthquake in the North Bay and the lessons they can learn from it.

08/25/2014

A damaged building is seen in Napa, California after earthquake struck the area in the early hours of August 24, 2014. California's governor Jerry Brown declared a state of emergency Sunday following a strong 6.0-magnitude earthquake that seriously injured three people including a child and ignited fires in the scenic Napa valley wine region. (Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty Images

Napa Still Assessing Damages From 6.0 Earthquake; More Buildings Get Red-Tagged

NAPA (CBS SF) — Inspectors were still fanning across city streets in Napa Monday morning to check buildings for damage from Sunday morning’s 6.0-magnitude earthquake and a total of 49 have been declared too damaged to […]

08/25/2014

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Strong Magnitude 6.0 Earthquake Rocks San Francisco Bay Area, Dozens Hurt, Significant Damage In Napa

A strong magnitude 6 earthquake rocked the San Francisco Bay Area early Sunday morning, centered in the Napa County town of American Canyon, injuring over 170 people, severely damaging historic buildings in downtown Napa, rupturing gas lines and water mains across Napa, Sonoma, and Solano counties leading to multiple fires, plunging thousands into darkness and buckling and cracking roadways on Highway 37 and State Routes 12 and 121.

08/24/2014

Downtown Napa damage from the South Napa quake. (CBS)

6.0 Magnitude Bay Area Earthquake Caught On Tape

The 6.0 magnitude quake that struck the San Francisco Bay Area Sunday morning, triggering widespread power outages, gas line ruptures, water main breaks and severely damaging historic buildings in downtown Napa was caught on tape by many security cameras.

08/24/2014

Heavy traffic on the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge on August 17, 2011 after authorities shut down part of Interstate 580 due to a police standoff. (CBS)

Toll Booth’s Cash Lane Closures Cut Costs, Drives Richmond-San Rafael Bridge Commuters Mad

Friday morning’s commute was particularly aggravating for motorists approaching the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge. A toll authority spokesman says cash-lane closures are part of a cost-cutting measure.

08/22/2014

The goods from Lumpia Cart. (credit: Joanne Boston)

15 Things To Do In The Bay Area, Many Free — Week Of August 24th-August 31st

Free music, free things to do with kids, Filipino food, and the Circus are all happening this week.

08/21/2014

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Magnitude 4.1 Earthquake Hits Near Gilroy

A moderate earthquake shook an area near Gilroy Wednesday evening, according to the USGS.

08/20/2014

Authorities in Palo Alto search for a suspect who evaded police following a traffic stop on August 30, 2012. The suspect was later arrested. (CBS)

Phil Matier: Racial Profiling Or High Crime Area? What Police Do With Traffic-Stop Data

Bay Area police departments collect information on the race of drivers pulled over in traffic stops, but most of the agencies report they don’t have the time, staff or budget to do anything with that information.

08/19/2014

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