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A broken water main.  (CBS)

Water Main Break Shuts Down Several Oakland Streets; Sinkholes Possible

A water-main break has shut down several streets in Oakland’s Piedmont Avenue neighborhood. Police have established a safety zone around the main break because of cracks and possible sinkholes in the roadway.

08/11/2014

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Evacuation Lifted For Hundreds Of Campbell Residents Following Gas Main Leak

Utility crews have stopped the leak of a 4-inch natural gas main in Campbell Monday morning that had prompted police to evacuate hundreds of residents near a construction project, a police captain said.

08/11/2014

Crews were working to repair a broken water line in San Francisco's Lower Haight neighborhood Tuesday morning. (CBS)

Water Line Break Floods Streets In SF’s Lower Haight

Crews were working to repair a broken water line in San Francisco’s Lower Haight neighborhood Tuesday morning, a fire dispatcher said.

03/11/2014

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San Rafael Water Main Break Shuts Down Elementary School

A school in San Rafael is closed Monday morning because of a water main break that occurred nearby early Monday morning, a school employee said.

03/03/2014

A sign is posted outside of the Twitter headquarters on October 25, 2013 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Hundreds Protest Tech Tax Breaks At Twitter Headquarters In San Francisco

Protesters, including some who dressed up like Cupid, congregated at Twitter headquarters on Wednesday to voice opposition to the tax breaks several tech companies have received.

02/12/2014

(CBS)

Gas Line Break Shuts Major San Mateo Intersection

A gas line break at Third Avenue and El Camino Real in downtown San Mateo had the large intersection shut down while crews worked to fix the line Wednesday morning, San Mateo police Sgt. David Norris said.

04/17/2013

(CBS)

Crews Working To Repair Ruptured Water Main In Millbrae

Utility workers in Millbrae are working to repair a water main that ruptured in the city earlier Saturday morning.

02/03/2013

A crew works to repair a ruptured water main in Pittsburg (CBS)

Water Main Break Knocks Out Service To Some Pittsburg Homes

A water main broke in Pittsburg overnight, was affecting service to more than a dozen homes, city officials said Tuesday morning.

11/20/2012

Scene outside 5072 Elrose Ave.in San Jose after an SUV crashed into a home and broke a gas line, April 4, 2012. (CBS)

San Jose Teen Honored For Saving Driver That Crashed Into Home

A 19-year-old neighbor who witnessed an allegedly intoxicated driver crash her SUV into a home in San Jose Tuesday night is being hailed as a hero for his actions to save the driver.

04/04/2012

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ConsumerWatch: California Homeowners To Lose Property Tax Break

California homeowners may be surprised to learn that they’re about to lose part of their property tax deductions. The Franchise Tax Board will soon start enforcing a little known law that allows homeowners to deduct only the assessed value of their property.

02/21/2012

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