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A support group prepares to bring supplies to a pair of climbers on Yosemite's El Capitan. (Source: Corey Rick Productions)

Whiskey, Other Less Essential Supplies Delivered To Yosemite Climbers Tackling El Capitan

After a week-long battle with El Capitan’s razor thin ledges, 30-year old Kevin Jorgeson conquered Pitch-15, and was rewarded with a supply of whiskey and other goods for the remainder of the climb.

01/12/2015

Smoggy Air

11th Day Of Bad Air Ties ‘Spare The Air’ Record, Unhealthy Conditions To Continue

17 Spare The Air Alerts, 11 In a row tie the record.

01/12/2015

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13-Year-Old Concord Boy Recovering After Being Shot At, Stabbed When 2 Men Ask If He’s In A Gang

A 13-year old Concord boy is hospitalized in stable condition after he was stabbed several times when two men pulled up in a car where the boy and a friend were walking and demanded to know if he was in a gang.

01/09/2015

Fireworks explode over the stadium during the Closing Ceremony on Day 16 of the London 2012 Olympic Games at Olympic Stadium on August 12, 2012 in London, England.  (Photo by Mike Hewitt/Getty Images)

USOC Selects Boston As Proposed Host City For 2024 Olympics

The USOC made the decision Thursday after reviewing final bids from The Bay Area, Los Angeles, Boston and Washington D.C.

01/08/2015

VTA light rail

Cheaper Gas Prices Not Deterring Bay Area Commuters From Using Mass Transit

Drivers are not the only ones excited about cheaper gas prices; transit agencies are also saving money on diesel fuel. But public transit ridership remains high despite the low fuel costs.

01/06/2015

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Bay Area Wood Burning Banned For 5th Straight Spare The Air Day

Another Winter Spare the Air alert has been issued for Tuesday, the fifth day in a row that wood burning will be banned in the Bay Area.

01/05/2015

(Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)

Spare The Air Days Cause Drop In Business For Firewood Business

The wood burning ban prompted by consecutive Spare The Air days in the Bay Area caused a drop in business for at least one firewood business along the Peninsula.

01/04/2015

Tully Road homeless encampment in San Jose (photo credit: Matt Bigler)

Santa Clara Co. Health Care Workers Seek Homeless Who Refuse Shelter To Bring Them Blankets, Supplies

There’s a push to get Santa Clara County’s homeless in from the below-freezing cold. Health care workers are working to bring warm clothing, blankets and supplies to those who refuse to seek adequate shelter.

12/31/2014

(Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

BART Drops Wi-Fi Provider For Oakland, San Francisco

BART officials announced today that the agency has terminated its agreement with a company to provide free wireless Internet service in downtown San Francisco and Oakland.

12/29/2014

Looking west (down Mt. Hamilton Road) from Lick Observatory at 7:00 a.m. Friday, Feb 18. Mt. Hamilton has received 12 inches of snow, thus far, from this storm. (John Wareham, Deputy Director Lick Observatory)

Bay Area Could Wake Up To Mountaintop Snow Tuesday

There will be light scattered precipitation over the far East Bay and Southeast Monday night.

12/29/2014

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