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A still image taken from a YouTube video of water falling from the top of a building in SF after a sprinkler malfunctioned. (Source: YouTube user Axelexic)

Broken Sprinkler Sends Waterfall From Top Of SF FiDi Building

A broken sprinkler system at the top of an office building in San Francisco’s Financial District sent water pouring onto the street below Friday morning, according to fire officials.

03/07/2014

Firefighers on the roof of a residential fire in the Laurel Village area. (CBS)

SF Presidio Heights Fire Causes $750K In Damage

A two-alarm fire in San Francisco’s Presidio Heights neighborhood on Tuesday caused more than $750,000 in damage to two buildings, a fire department spokeswoman said Wednesday.

02/05/2014

An abandoned grocery store was destroyed by fire in Oakland Wednesday morning. (CBS)

3-Alarm Fire Burns Abandoned Grocery Store In East Oakland

A three-alarm fire that burned in an abandoned grocery store in East Oakland Tuesday night was declared under control early this morning, fire officials said.

02/05/2014

The San Francisco Superior Court building in the city's Civic 
Center neighborhood after being evacuated. (KCBS photo)

SF Superior Court Evaucated After Alarm Sounds

The San Francisco Superior Court building in the city’s Civic Center neighborhood was briefly evacuated Tuesday afternoon, a sheriff’s spokeswoman said.

04/23/2013

A fire destroyed an apartment building in Alameda Tuesday morning.  (CBS)

2-Alarm Fire Damages 3-Story Building In Alameda

A two-alarm fire that damaged six apartment units in Alameda was brought under control by firefighters Tuesday morning, according to a fire captain.

03/26/2013

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Job Training Center Gives 2nd Chance To Workers Building Bay Bridge

OAKLAND (CBS 5) – The new Bay Bridge isn’t just giving new life to the Bay Area, it’s also giving many of the workers building it a new beginning. Art Shanks has been re-energizing the […]

02/03/2013

The shuttered Solyndra headquarters in Fremont. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Fremont Solyndra Factory Sold To Seagate For Fraction Of Original Price

Disk drive maker Seagate has reached a deal to buy the former Solyndra solar panel factory in Fremont for less than a third of the building’s original price tag.

11/15/2012

San Francisco Firefighters on the scene of a 4-alarm fire.  (CBS)

2 Firefighters Hurt In SF West Portal Restaurant Fire; Muni Disrupted

A four-alarm fire that started at a restaurant in San Francisco’s West Portal neighborhood injured two firefighters and shut down light-rail service on multiple Municipal Railway lines this morning, fire and transit officials said.

10/12/2012

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Fire Burns In San Francisco Chinatown Building

San Francisco firefighters have extinguished a grease fire at a building in Chinatown Thursday afternoon, a fire department spokeswoman said.

07/26/2012

George Lucas (Photo by Abby Brack/Getty Images)

George Lucas Donates Land To Create Downtown San Anselmo Park

The Star Wars and Indiana Jones creator, who lives a short distance from downtown San Anselmo, has agreed to donate a vacant building he owns in order to create a new park space. The lot sits directly north of the town’s main offices.

06/26/2012

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