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Bike involved in fatal collision with cement truck near AT&T Park that killed a cyclist.

Truckers Face New Requirements For San Francisco’s Vision Zero Traffic-Safety Initiative

Many professional truck drivers who travel in San Francisco will soon be required to take a safety training program as part of the city’s Vision Zero action strategy to meet the goal of eliminating all traffic fatalities by 2024.

02/10/2015

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Guns Are Now More Likely To Kill Americans Than Car Accidents

Americans are more likely to die from guns than cars, according to data gathered by the Centers for Disease Control.

01/14/2015

Caramel Apple (credit: Chow.com)

Listeria Linked to Caramel Apple Deaths In California, Other States

Illness and death followed a strain of bad caramel apples in several states…

12/19/2014

(credit: Redondo Beach Police Dept.)

Police Identify Driver Who Allegedly Killed 3 In SoCal Crash Following Christmas Performance

Authorities have identified the driver who allegedly killed three pedestrians Wednesday night during a crash on Pacific Coast Highway in Redondo Beach.

12/18/2014

A syringe filled with influenza vaccination is seen at a Walgreens Pharmacy on January 14, 2014 in Concord, California. Public health officials are encouraging residents to get flu shots as an aggressive strain of the H1N1 'swine flu' has killed 15 people in the San Francisco Bay Area. (Photo Illustration by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Fear Of Ebola Dominates While Influenza Kills Thousands A Year In U.S.; Only Half Of Population Gets Flu Shot

There are plenty of fears floating around surrounding the Ebola virus, but flu season is coming up and many people don’t seem to be all that worried and often do not take precautions against it that are available.

11/03/2014

Tweet from the Guatemala Firefighter Department: Damage to infrastructure in San Pedro Sacatepequez, San Marcos. @CBMDEPTAL continues to monitor the situation.

Massive 6.9 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Mexico-Guatemala Border; 3 Dead

A 6.9 magnitude earthquake hit a large area of southern Mexico and Central America Monday. Early reports indicate at least two people are dead and dozens of homes are damaged in Guatemala.

07/07/2014

A windmill at the Shiloh Wind Farm. (California Senate)

Solano County Wind Farm Receives First-Of-Its-Kind Permit To Allow Eagle Deaths

A Solano County wind farm will become the first in the nation to avoid prosecution if eagles are injured or die when they run into the giant turning blades, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service said Thursday.

06/26/2014

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San Francisco Community Groups Receive Grants To Protect And Educate Pedestrians

As San Francisco struggles to combat an alarming rate of pedestrian deaths and injuries, several local community groups are receiving money to educate residents.

06/10/2014

Crews inspect the scene near the Walnut Creek BART station, where two workers were killed by a train on October 19, 2013. (CBS)

BART Fined By State Officials For Incident In Which Two Workers Were Killed

Cal/OSHA has fined the transit agency $210,000 for the incident, where two workers were killed on the tracks near the Walnut Creek BART station.

04/17/2014

(CBS)

2 More Flu Deaths Reported In Santa Cruz

Two more flu deaths were recorded in Santa Cruz County this week, county health officials said Thursday.

02/06/2014

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