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UC Berkeley Study Finds Motorcycle Lane Splitting Is Sometimes Safe

For years, California drivers and motorcyclists have been at odds over the practice of lane splitting, but now, a U.C. Berkeley study suggests that – at certain speeds – the practice of passing traffic between lanes is safe.

10/24/2014

KPIX 5 reporter Juliette Goodrich took this photo of a car that plowed into Los Pericos restaurant in Dublin on October 23, 2014. (CBS)

Mustang Smashes Into Dublin Mexican Restaurant, 6 Patrons And Driver Hurt

A car crashed into a Mexican restaurant in Dublin while people were having dinner Thursday evening, injuring six patrons inside along with the driver.

10/23/2014

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All Lanes Reopened On Westbound I-80 After Car Fire In Vacaville

All lanes have reopened after a car fire shut down two lanes on westbound Interstate Highway 80 in Vacaville Thursday morning.

10/23/2014

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Daimler AG Sells 4-Percent Stake In Tesla For $780-Million; Shares Fall

Daimler AG says it has sold its 4 percent stake in electric car maker Tesla for $780 million.

10/21/2014

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50% Entry Fee Increase Planned For Yosemite National Park

Park officials announced Monday that they plan to increase the entry fee from $20 to $30 per vehicle for a single week pass. The Annual park pass will jump from $40 to $60.

10/20/2014

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Pedestrian Seriously Injured After Being Struck By A Car In San Francisco’s Richmond District

Police are investigating a collision in which a man was critically injured after being struck by a car Monday morning in San Francisco’s Richmond District.

10/20/2014

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2 Hurt In Downtown San Francisco Hit-And-Run Crash

Two people were injured in a hit-and-run collision in downtown San Francisco Sunday evening, police said.

10/19/2014

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Child On Skateboard Hit By Car Near In Tara Hills Area Of Contra Costa

A child on a skateboard was hit by a car Tuesday afternoon in the Tara Hills area of Contra Costa County and suffered a head injury, according to the California Highway Patrol.

10/14/2014

A hydrogen fuel cell Mercedes. (CBS)

Bay Area Hydrogen Car Market May Get Boost From State Grant

Car show season is just around the corner and one of the new models is all the buzz: It’s the first mass-market hydrogen fuel cell car.

10/05/2014

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Car Hits, Seriously Injures Girl Walking In East San Jose

A girl suffered non-life threatening injuries Friday morning after a vehicle struck her in East San Jose and traffic is reopened on eastbound McKee Road east of King Road.

10/03/2014

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