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Wind-Driven Wildfire Destroys 40 Homes At Base Of Sierra Nevada

Fire crews have increased containment of a wind-driven wildfire that destroyed 40 homes, but say they don’t know yet when residents evacuated from two small California towns at the eastern base of the Sierra Nevada will be able to return home.

02/08/2015

An Aston Martin was destroyed in a fire near San Francisco's Palace Of Fine Arts. (Courtesy: Emily Tarran)

Aston Martin Destroyed By Fire Near San Francisco’s Palace Of Fine Arts

An Aston Martin was destroyed in a fire near San Francisco’s Palace of Fine Arts Saturday.

02/03/2015

Damaged caused by a suspected arsonist in San Francisco's Castro. (CBS)

Arsonist Suspected In String Of San Francisco Castro Neighborhood Fires

An arsonist may be on the loose in San Francisco’s Castro neighborhood after vehicles were burned early Monday morning.

01/19/2015

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Earthquake Retrofits To Cost Los Angeles Billions, But Funding Source Remains Elusive

The Los Angeles City Council is mulling ways to pay for expensive retrofits of buildings in danger of collapsing during a major earthquake.

01/14/2015

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Magnitude 6.6 Earthquake Hits South Of Panama

A earthquake registering a preliminary magnitude of 6.6 struck near the South of Panama on Tuesday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey’s automated seismograph alert network.

01/06/2015

(CBS SF)

12 Best #WindStorm Social Media Posts Capture Downed Trees, Debris Around The Bay Area

Twitter users took to social media to document some of the destruction from Tuesday’s powerful Bay Area windstorm.

12/31/2014

A pedestrian walks by a mobile home that shifted off of its foundation at a mobile home park following a reported 6.0 earthquake on August 24, 2014 in Napa. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

North Bay Residents Have Until Monday To Apply For Quake Disaster Assistance

Residents and businesses in Napa and Solano counties who had damage or losses from the August earthquake have until Monday to register for assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency.

12/26/2014

Protesters in Oakland vandalized a Christmas tree in Jack London Square Thursday evening. (CBS)

Oakland Protesters Smash Windows, Vandalize Christmas Tree In ‘No Time Off’ Demonstration

A protest march targeting police shootings turned violent in Oakland on Christmas night as protesters smashed windows, looted stores and damaged a Christmas in Jack London Square.

12/25/2014

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San Leandro Homeowners Chosen For Earthquake Retrofit Funding Assistance

San Leandro Mayor Stephen Cassidy, along with the City Council announced Monday that the city is one of six jurisdictions that has been chosen by the California Earthquake Authority to be included in a statewide program that will provide new funding for residential seismic retrofit work.

12/23/2014

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Shallow Magnitude 2.3 Earthquake Hits Milpitas Area

A earthquake registering a preliminary magnitude of 2.3 struck near Milpitas Tuesday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey’s automated seismograph alert network.

12/23/2014

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