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Bay Area WWII Soldier’s Remains Returning Home

A Bay Area soldier who died during World War II will be buried near his boyhood home after his remains were discovered on a remote island in the South Pacific.

07/09/2012

A biodegradable casket. (CBS)

Environmentalist Targets Funeral Industry To Decrease ‘Final Footprint’

If you’ve spent your life treading lightly on the environment, you’ll probably want to give some thought to the impact of your death. Many Californians are going with burials – with a twist – so they can remain green to the grave.

06/12/2012

A child adjusts a flag on a grave at the San Francisco National Cemetery in the Presidio. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Military Graves Mismarked At 2 Bay Area Cemeteries

The Veterans Affairs Department is trying to contact family members about mistaken grave markings at a pair of Bay Area military cemeteries.

03/08/2012

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ConsumerWatch: Grieving Family Says Claim Denied Unfairly

One Bay Area family claims they were denied thousands of dollars in funeral costs due to unclear paperwork required by their insurance provider.

01/27/2012