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KPIX 5 reporter Joe Vazquez took this picture of State Sen. Leland Yee leaving the San Francisco federal courthouse after being indicted on March 26, 2014. (CBS)

FBI Asks To Talk To SF City Leaders In Yee Corruption Investigation

The FBI wants San Francisco city leaders to talk with the agency as part of an ongoing investigation targeting political corruption and an alleged organized crime syndicate in Chinatown.

04/14/2014

A KPIX 5 crew captured this video of Bakken crude oil getting unloaded from a train at a rail yard in Richmond. (CBS)

Berkeley City Council Votes To Oppose Crude By Rail Plan

The Berkeley City Council voted unanimously Tuesday night to approve a resolution that opposes plans by Phillips 66 to transport crude oil through Berkeley and other East Bay cities to a new refinery rail spur in San Luis Obispo County.

03/26/2014

Smoke rises from the Richmond Chevron refinery fire (CBS)

Richmond Hires Law Firm, Plans Suit Over Chevron Refinery Fire

Richmond city leaders have hired a law firm and plan to sue Chevron for damages resulting from the massive fire at the oil company’s refinery last August, city officials announced Thursday.

07/25/2013

The former Alameda Naval Air Station. (Department Of Energy)

Alameda Regains Control Of Former Navy Base, Plans Redevelopment

The city of Alameda has regained control of 1,380 acres of land on Alameda Point that formerly was used for the Alameda Naval Air Station.

06/04/2013

City Hall in Stockton. (CBS)

Stockton Becomes Most Populous City In Nation To Enter Bankruptcy

The people of Stockton will feel financial fallout for years after a federal judge ruled Monday to let the city become the most populous in the nation to enter bankruptcy.

04/01/2013

Man shopping for groceries. (Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

More Than A Dozen Bay Area Towns Begin Paying Higer Sales Tax

Depending on where you shop and what type of purchase you plan to make in the near future, you may feel the impact on your wallet – or not.

04/01/2013

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Website Offers Woodside $11M To Change Name In ‘Publicity Stunt’

SugarDaddie.com, a dating website that matches up wealthy individuals with younger partners, has offered the prosperous Peninsula enclave of Woodside more than $11 million to change its name.

03/05/2013

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Another California City On Verge Of Bankruptcy

A fiscal emergency has been declared in the small Central California city of Atwater, a move that could lead to the state’s fourth municipal bankruptcy this year.

10/04/2012

The exterior of an Oakland Wells Fargo Bank branch. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Berkeley Mulls Pulling Account Out Of Wells Fargo

Berkeley is considering taking its $350 million account out of Wells Fargo, saying the bank is partly to blame for the nation’s financial crisis.

02/06/2012

City Of Vallejo

Federal Judge Releases Vallejo From Bankruptcy

A federal judge released the town from bankruptcy Tuesday, putting an end to Vallejo’s three-year bout as one of the nation’s first and largest bankrupt cities.

11/02/2011

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