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This photo taken on January 23, 2011 shows wild ducks flying around a bird sanctuary in the town of Candaba, Pampanga province, north of Manila. The number of birds flying south to important wintering grounds in the Philippines has fallen sharply this year, with experts saying the dramatic demise of wetlands and hunting are to blame. AFP PHOTO / TED ALJIBE (Photo credit should read TED ALJIBE/AFP/Getty Images)

Bird-Safe Building Becoming A Priority For Bay Area Businesses

A look at planned building projects in San Francisco indicates glass filled structures are a big part of the city’s future. So what is being done to protect the birds from the city to the South Bay?

03/25/2014

Students at City College of San Francisco clash with police in front of Conlan Hall on March 13, 2014. (Anya Komisaryk)

Students Occupy City College Of SF Administration Building Hours After Standoff With Police

Student protesters are occupying the administration building at the City College of San Francisco after a clash with campus police on Thursday, involving a student being pepper sprayed and others subdued with batons, resulted in two arrests.

03/14/2014

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

Cypress-Mandela Center Training

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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