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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

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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 5–03/29/2011

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