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A lightning strike destroyed a redwood tree in Berkeley during a powerful storm. (CBS)

Lightning Destroys Redwood Tree On Berkeley Street

Lightning destroyed a redwood tree in Berkeley during a powerful storm Monday, damaging a nearby home.

03/31/2014

Damage at a Fremont school from one in a string of early morning fires being investigated as arson. (CBS)

String Of 3 Fremont Fires Investigated As Arson

Three one-alarm fires that burned in Fremont’s Warm Springs neighborhood early Monday morning appear to have been set intentionally, fire officials said.

03/10/2014

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Suspected DUI Crash Leaves Trail Of Damage To Businesses Along El Cerrito Street

A suspected drunken driver who sped onto an El Cerrito sidewalk and crashed into multiple businesses tried to flee from officers this morning, police said.

03/04/2014

A three-alarm blaze Thursday morning at a townhouse structure in San Jose has left 18 residents seeking alternate housing. (CBS)

3-Alarm San Jose Townhouse Fire Leaves 18 Residents Homeless

A three-alarm blaze Thursday morning at a townhouse structure in San Jose has left 18 residents seeking alternate housing, a fire captain said.

02/27/2014

Firefighers on the roof of a residential fire in the Laurel Village area. (CBS)

SF Presidio Heights Fire Causes $750K In Damage

A two-alarm fire in San Francisco’s Presidio Heights neighborhood on Tuesday caused more than $750,000 in damage to two buildings, a fire department spokeswoman said Wednesday.

02/05/2014

A disabled ship anchored in San Francisco Bay near the BART Transbay Tube, January 31, 2014. (CBS)

BART Inspects Transbay Tube After Distressed Ship Drops Anchor

A container ship heading into the Port of Oakland caused a brief scare Friday when its anchor dropped near BART’s Transbay Tube, prompting a brief stoppage of train service between San Francisco and the East Bay, authorities said.

01/31/2014

Citrus crops frozen during a cold weather snap. (CBS)

Effects Of CA Freeze Now Being Seen In Supermarket Citrus Prices

Though the crop affected by the freeze in early December is still being assessed, some early estimates are in on what damage was done.

01/01/2014

Power Outage

Damaged Underground Cable Cuts Power To Thousands In Daly City

PG&E crews were working at restoring power in Daly City after a damaged underground cable left nearly 6,800 customers without electricity Monday morning, a utility spokeswoman said.

11/25/2013

Scene outside the fire-damaged Whitman Green Apartments on the 26300 block of Whitman Street in Hayward. (CBS)

Residents Jump To Escape Hayward Apartment Fire; Dog Killed

Firefighters battled a two-alarm blaze at an apartment complex in Hayward Tuesday morning, according to a fire dispatcher.

11/12/2013

Wild pigs dig for water and grubs in Almaden Valley. (CBS)

San Jose City Council Approves Shooting Of Wild Pigs

The animals have been causing thousands of dollars of damage over the last few weeks in Almaden Valley.

11/06/2013

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