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Washington Fire south of Lake Tahoe, June 2015 (Photo: GBCC Twitter, Great Basin Coordination Center)

Alpine County Wildfire Explodes To 9,500 Acres; Evacuations Underway

Evacuations are underway in the area of Markleeville, about 30 miles south of Lake Tahoe after a wildfire broke out over the weekend and exploded to first 6,500 acres, and then 9,500 acres by Monday afternoon.

06/22/2015

Yosemite National Park (credit: MARK RALSTON/AFP/Getty Images)

New Firm Set To Run Yosemite In $2 Billion Deal

Aramark has been offered a 15-year contract to take over hotels, restaurants and outdoor activities at Yosemite National Park…

06/18/2015

Edgar Covarrubias, an employee and resident of the Walden West Science Camp near Saratoga. (Santa Clara County Sheriff's Office)

Molestation Suspect Exaggerated Job History; South Bay Science Camp For Kids Failed To Reference Check

Edgar Covarrubias-Padilla, the former camp counselor at Walden West in Santa Clara County, appears to have exaggerated his job history in order to with kids at the popular science camp.

06/15/2015

Edgar Covarrubias, an employee and resident of the Walden West Science Camp near Saratoga. (Santa Clara County Sheriff's Office)

South Bay Inmate-Work Agreement Terminated Following Science Camp Employee’s Arrest On Child Porn Charges

An inmate work agreement in place for 25 years in Silicon Valley has been terminated following the high-profile arrest of a science-camp supervisor on child pornography charges.

06/02/2015

27-year-old Edgar Covarrubias. (CBS)

Santa Clara County Accused Of Recklessness In Hiring Alleged Pedophile At San Jose Science Camp

SAN JOSE (CBS SF) — A claim was filed day against the Santa Clara County Office of Education alleging it hired a person who molested a 10-year-old boy at a science camp earlier this year. […]

05/21/2015

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Escaped Jail Inmate Missing For Over 2 Weeks Found At Homeless Encampment Near Rohnert Park

A minimum-security jail inmate who walked away from a work crew in Santa Rosa earlier this week has been located and arrested, Sonoma County sheriff’s officials said Thursday.

01/15/2015

(CBS SF)

New ‘Jungle’ Homeless Camp Along San Jose Railroad Tracks Surprises Local Recycling Company

Silicon Valley’s fastest growing homeless encampment nestled along the railroad tracks near downtown San Jose off Phelan Ave. has grown to about 30 tents.

01/07/2015

A large homeless encampment under the King Street connector to Interstate 280 in San Francisco is being cleared out, although many of the displaced said they plan to return.

Homeless Camps, RV’s Roll Into Potrero Hill Neighborhood To Avoid Ban On Large Vehicles

Anger is growing in San Francisco’s Potrero Hill neighborhood as homeless camps and trash-filled RV’s invade the streets.

09/09/2014

(CBS SF)

San Jose Devises Plan To Clean Up Sprawling Homeless Camp In Silicon Valley

San Jose plans to clean-up a homeless encampment known as “The Jungle” located in the heart of Silicon Valley.

08/11/2014

49ers Levis Stadium (CBS)

Fans Flock To 49ers 1st Training Camp At New Levi’s Stadium In Santa Clara

Colin Kaepernick cradled his 8-month-old nephew, Ezekiel, in his arms, then lifted him into the air, gently bouncing him up and down.

08/04/2014

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