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A minivan crashed into the side of Laurel Dell Elementary School in San Rafael on December 12, 2013, causing a gas line rupture and a power outage. (CBS)

San Rafael Elementary School Remains Closed After Minivan Plows Into Building

A San Rafael elementary school was closed Friday morning after a minivan plowed into the school Thursday evening, causing a gas leak and injuring occupants of the vehicle, according to the San Rafael fire chief and school officials.

12/13/2013

A mountain lion, like the one pictured above, has been spotted near a San Mateo County elementary school. (Photo by Mike Simons/Getty Images)

Mountain Lion Sighting Briefly Shuts Napa Park

Westwood Hills Park in Napa was briefly shut down Wednesday morning after a mountain lion was seen there around 6:30 a.m., Napa police said.

10/30/2013

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Bay Bridge Closure Survival Guide

The long-awaited changeover from the old eastern span of the Bay Bridge to the newly-constructed suspension will force a 5-day closure leading up the anticipated September 3 opening. The Bay Bridge will be closed from 8 p.m. Wednesday evening, August 28, through 5 a.m. Tuesday morning. So what alternatives to commuters have over Labor Day weekend?

08/20/2013

Commuters wait to board a Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) train during rush hour. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

BART’s Richmond Line Returning To Normal After Fire Shut 3 Stations

Several BART stations that were shut down Thursday afternoon because of a fire near BART’s Richmond train yard have reopened.

07/18/2013

Crews begin putting down cones blocking lanes on the Golden Gate Bridge, May 7, 2013. (CBS)

Emergency Road Repairs Shut Golden Gate Bridge Lane

One lane of the Golden Gate Bridge remained closed Tuesday afternoon after the road deteriorated during the morning commute, forcing emergency repairs.

05/07/2013

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Man Climbing Overpass Fence Briefly Shut I-80 In Vallejo

Authorities have reopened westbound Interstate Highway 80 in Vallejo, where a man had shut down traffic by climbing over a fence on a freeway overpass.

04/25/2013

Caltrain Diridon station, San Jose

Caltrain Briefly Halted After Death On Burlingame Tracks

A person was struck and killed by a train on the Caltrain tracks in Burlingame this afternoon, a Caltrain spokeswoman said.

04/15/2013

The Drakes Bay Oyster Company. (CBS)

Marin Oyster Farm Appeals Judge’s Ruling On Its Closure

The owners of a North Bay oyster farm that is scheduled to be removed from Point Reyes National Seashore are appealing a judge’s refusal to allow it to stay open while its lawsuit against the government proceeds.

02/06/2013

(CBS)

San Jose’s Alum Rock Park Closed Over Fire Concerns

San Jose’s Alum Rock Park was closed Tuesday because of extreme fire danger, according to the city.

10/02/2012

(Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Fallen Tree Blocks Highway 84 In Both Directions In San Mateo

A fallen tree closed both directions of state Highway 84 in San Mateo County, emergency officials said.

09/13/2012

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