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15 Things You Can Do In The Bay Area — Week Of December 7th-December 15th

REAL snow in the city, Hanukkah, The Golden Girls, and rescued animals — all things you can do, many free this week in the Bay Area!

12/05/2014

The National forecast calls for a lot of rain in the west over the next 10 days. (NOAA)

A Lot More Rain Headed Our Way Over Next 10 Days

This week’s storms have pushed the Bay Area well ahead of normal rainfall pace for this time of year and that trend will continue as we approach Christmas, according to national climate forecasts.

12/05/2014

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Geminids Meteor Shower To Peak Late In Evening Over Bay Area Skies

A meteor shower will peak over Bay Area skies next Sunday.

12/04/2014

A cyclist rides along a partially flooded bike path on December 3, 2014 in Mill Valley, California. The San Francisco Bay Area is being hit with its first major storm of the year that is bringing heavy rain, lightning and hail to the region. The heavy overnight rain has caused flooding which has blocked several roadways and caused severe traffic backups. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Over 99-Percent Of California Still In Bad Drought Despite Back-To-Back Storms

Heavy downpours took a parting shot Thursday at California, triggering flash floods that temporarily stranded more than three dozen people in their cars in inland Riverside County.

12/04/2014

A cyclist rides along a partially flooded bike path on December 3, 2014 in Mill Valley, California. The San Francisco Bay Area is being hit with its first major storm of the year that is bringing heavy rain, lightning and hail to the region. The heavy overnight rain has caused flooding which has blocked several roadways and caused severe traffic backups. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Storms Push Bay Area Ahead Of Average Annual Rainfall Pace

Weather watchers will be quick to tell you that we are not on pace to bust our three-year drought and that we need to keep conserving, but let’s take a moment and at least embrace the fact that this week’s stormy weather has bushed us in the right direction.

12/04/2014

BART is studying a plan to install a second transbay tube. (Source: SFCTA)

2nd Transbay Tube Being Studied

BART has released a comprehensive plan for the next decade that could include a second transbay tunnel in its effort to increase Bay Area service.

12/03/2014

Rain at the Golden Gate Bridge (CBS)

How Much Did It Rain Near You? Here Are The 24-Hour Totals

For months we’ve been waiting for “real rain” to help ease our statewide drought. This week we finally got it, lots of it. Numbers from 8 a.m. Tuesday to 8 a.m. Wednesday reveal more than an inch of rain just about everywhere in the Bay Area, and closer to four inches in the wettest locations.

12/03/2014

A woman holds an umbrella as she crosses the street near the Transamerica Pyramid Building in San Francisco. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

2-Day San Francisco Rain Total The Highest Since 2008

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) – The last time San Francisco saw rain over a two day period the nation was debating Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton and John McCain as possible replacements for President George W. […]

12/03/2014

Lightning near San Francisco International Airport on December 2, 2014. (CBS)

Rare Lightning Storm Strikes Bay Area, Stormy Weather Continues Wednesday

On the heels of the wettest day in San Francisco this year (1.56”), parts of the Bay Area saw more than 100 lightning strikes and heavy rain Tuesday night. Conditions could become even stormier on Wednesday.

12/02/2014

(CBS SF)

Global Cyber Attack Partially Shuts Down Bay Area Government Websites

A global cyber attack Monday shut down web access to agendas, minutes and video for numerous Bay Area government agencies, including in San Francisco.

12/02/2014

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