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A look at the FutureCast for 10am Thursday. (CBS)

Bay Area Storm Could Generate 10-Inches Of Rain, Wind Gusts Up To 50 MPH

A Pacific storm heading toward the Bay Area could generate ten inches of rain, wind gusts up to 50 miles per hour, and treacherous conditions in the Sierra Nevada.

12/10/2014

The East Bay Municipal Utility District water treatment facility stands in Oakland, California. (Photo by Chip Chipman/Bloomberg via Getty Images)

East Bay MUD Customers Get 14% Fee Hike To Cover Drought Costs

Despite the expected heavy rain from this week’s upcoming storm, customers with the East Bay Municipal Utility District will see their water bills increase to cover costs for improving services associated to the state’s ongoing drought.

12/10/2014

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Blizzard Warning Issued For Northeastern Swath Of California

A blizzard warning has been issued for parts of the Sierra in Northeast California.

12/09/2014

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San Francisco and L.A. County District Attorneys Sue Uber, Reach Settlement With Lyft

The district attorneys of San Francisco and Los Angles announced on Tuesday they are suing ride services company Uber and have reached a settlement with Lyft.

12/09/2014

(CBS SF)

Bay Area Woman With Double Lung Transplant Honored For Organ Donation Work After Her Death

A Bay Area woman who crusaded for more people to become organ donors is being honored, even after her death.

12/09/2014

(Golden 1 Credit Union)

California Credit Union Members Getting $18 Million Giveback Gift

A Sacramento-based credit union said it will give back $18 million to more than 500,000 of its members statewide.

12/09/2014

Farmer Jim Diedrich digs to check soil moisture on some 600 acres of his farmland which will not be planted this season due to lack of water, in Firebaugh, California in the state's San Joaquin Valley, on March 11, 2009. Normally Diedrich and his son would plant tomatoes in their fields but California's third year of drought have left many farmers without enough water to grow their crops. AFP PHOTO Robyn BECK (Photo credit should read ROBYN BECK/AFP/GettyImages)

California’s Drought Can’t Be Blamed On Global Warming, Feds Say

A report issued Monday by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said natural variations — mostly a La Nina weather oscillation — were the primary drivers behind the drought that has now stretched to three years.

12/09/2014

California Attorney General Kamala Harris  (Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

California Attorney General Warns Undocumented Immigrants Against Driver’s License Scams

California Attorney General Kamala Harris is issuing a warning to undocumented immigrants to beware of scams that offer help to obtain a driver’s license or obtain legal status under President Obama’s Deferred Action Program.

12/05/2014

Dried and cracked earth is visible on an unplanted field at a farm on April 29, 2014 near Mendota, California.(Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Tree Rings Reveal Most Severe California Drought In 1,200 Years

A new study that counted tree rings shows California’s drought is the worst in 1,200 years. While offering historical perspective, one interpretation says it will take more than one year’s rainfall to repair the damage done.

12/05/2014

A picture taken in May 1941 showing foreign Jews, mainly Polish Jews, getting off the SNCF train in Pithiviers, center France. According to the October1940 anti-Jewish law and under German pressure more than 3,000 of them where arrested by the Paris police headquarters and imprisoned in the transit camps of Pithiviers et Beaune-la-Rolande.  (STR/AFP/Getty Images)

French Government Agrees To Pay Millions In Reparations To Holocaust Survivors, Family, Heirs Living In California, US

The French rail company that transported thousands of French Jews to concentration camps has agree to pay reparations Holocaust survivors and their families living abroad. The average payment will be about $100,000.

12/05/2014

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