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5 Camping Gear Must Haves For Summer Vacations

Don’t leave home without these five handy camping gadgets. You’ll have all the important conveniences of home without tons of bulky equipment.

05/11/2015

A five-year-old boy and three-year-old girl who went missing in the Sierra with their father, Nicholas Vlahos, were reunited with their grandparents on May 8, 2015. (Anne Makovec / CBS)

East Bay Family Returns Home After Missing In Sierra For 2 Days

Two young children who were missing for two days in the Sierra with their father until they were rescued Thursday were reunited with family in the Bay Area on Friday.

05/08/2015

Nicholas Vlahos. (CBS)

Oakland Father, Young Kids Found Safe After 2 Days Missing In Sierra

An Oakland man and his two young children who were missing for two days following a camping trip in a remote part of the Sierra have been found safe Thursday night.

05/07/2015

Nicholas Vlahos

Oakland Father, Young Kids Missing From Sierra Camping Trip

An Oakland barber and his two young children have gone missing while taking a drive through a remote area of Sierra and Plumas counties, Sierra County sheriff’s officials said Thursday.

05/07/2015

Interpretive Snowshoe Hike (credit: Yosemite Experience)

What To Do in Yosemite in Winter

In Winter, Yosemite is transformed into a wonderland full of exciting adventures & activities…

01/12/2015

Diane Jones (left) and her son Oliver Terry, a student at Foothill College, have slept in a minivan in the Palo Alto area for the past few years. (CBS)

Homeless College Student Living In Van With Mom Helps Convince Palo Alto To Overturn Car Camping Ban

The City of Palo Alto just made life a little easier for one young college student, who is working to turn his life around. He lives in a minivan with his mother and told KPIX 5 things can only get better from here.

11/19/2014

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Palo Alto Throws Out Ban On Car Camping

The Palo City Council voted to reverse an ordinance that made sleeping in one’s private camper, RV or car a crime punishable by a $1,000 fine or up to six months in jail.

11/18/2014

(CBS SF)

San Jose Considers Converting City-Owned Land Into $400K Lots For Homeless To Safely Camp In Cars

Nearly 500 homeless people in Santa Clara County live in their cars. Now the city of San Jose is considering designated parking lots to give those folks a place to stay.

10/03/2014

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Armed SF Man Arrested For Threatening To Shoot Campers At Big Sur

Deputies have arrested a man found with multiple weapons, who allegedly threatened to shoot fellow campers in Big Sur on Saturday night.

09/14/2014

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