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The San Francisco Hall of Justice. (Getty Images)

No Quick Fix For SF’s ‘Dangerous’ Hall Of Justice

San Francisco’s top officials say the city’s Hall of Justice would be dangerously unstable in a powerful earthquake, but hundreds of city workers and jail inmates working and living there could have to wait more than a decade to move out.

06/03/2013

Flames seen from above the Wye wildfire in Lake County. (CBS)

California Facing Dangerous Wildfire Season

Authorities have said that California is facing a dangerous wildfire season due to a dry winter that has left the normally green hills of spring parched and tinder-dry.

04/25/2013

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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

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SF Officials Warned Of Dangerous Conditions Ahead Of Deadly Rafting Trip

KCBS has learned that San Francisco water officials warned river-rafting guides about potentially dangerous river flows on Tuesday, the same day a Sausalito woman died on a trip on the Tuolumne River.

08/01/2012

A meteor (L) from the Geminids meteor shower enters the Earth's atmosphere. (Stan Honda/AFP/Getty Images)

SF Fundraising Begins To Build Warning System For Asteroid Threats

Sentinel, a massive infrared space telescope to be privately financed by the B612 Foundation, would hover in space anywhere from 30 million to 100 million miles from Earth looking for large asteroids on a trajectory for home.

06/28/2012

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Recent Showers Do Little To Lessen Fears As Fire Season Begins

In the North Bay, all CalFire stations now have extra staffing and rigs. Homeowners whose property abuts open space should create 100 ft. of defensible space around their property.

06/04/2012

(CBS)

ConsumerWatch: How Ready Are You For A Big Quake?

Over 60 percent of Californians are not prepared for a large-scale earthquake, according to the California Earthquake Preparedness Survey.

03/05/2012

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Pedestrian Advocates Want Safer Oakland Streets For Seniors

40 percent of the victims in pedestrian accidents are senior citizens. A coalition of public-transit advocates are pushing for improvements to make Oakland city streets safer to walk.

02/21/2012

A cat toy that has raised concerns over its blue light. (CBS)

ConsumerWatch: Dentist Uncovers Danger In Halloween Cat Toy

Halloween is one week away, and it’s not just the masks and costumes that are scaring people. A popular toy on many Bay Area shelves has been a cause for concern for some local residents.

10/25/2011

Homes in Hercules sit perched above a growing landslide depression (CBS)

Creeping Landslide Endangers Hercules Homes

The Hercules City Council is considering declaring a local state of emergency to secure state funding to stop a landslide that has rendered four homes uninhabitable and is threatening four more.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–03/29/2011

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