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San Jose To Ban Bicycling On Sidewalks On Some Downtown Streets

Residents in the downtown area have said many bicyclists make walking on sidewalks dangerous, while bike riders have argues streets are not properly marked and too narrow to bike on.

12/03/2014

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Market Street Reopens After Being Shut Down In Downtown San Francisco Due To Police Activity

The busy thoroughfare was shut down between Van Ness and Octavia.

11/26/2014

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Oakland Begins Cleanup After Ferguson Grand Jury Decision Protest Leaves Downtown Businesses Vandalized, Looted

Work crews on Tuesday morning began cleaning up downtown, where demonstrators protesting the Ferguson, Mo. grand jury decision not to indict police officer Darren Wilson over the shooting death of Michael Brown set fires, smashed store-front windows and looted businesses on Monday night.

11/25/2014

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Tech Companies Scooping Up Commercial Properties In San Francisco’s Financial District

It’s not exactly a takeover but in San Francisco’s Financial District, bankers, lawyers and insurance executives are increasingly rubbing shoulders with workers from the tech industry.

11/25/2014

San Francisco Police (CBS)

Fatal Stabbing Victim Found Lying On Downtown SF Sidewalk

A stabbing victim found lying Saturday night on a sidewalk at O’Farrell and Larkin streets in downtown San Francisco was pronounced dead minutes later at a hospital

11/15/2014

Pablo Sandoval #48 of the San Francisco Giants, waves to the crowd along the parade route during the San Francisco Giants World Series victory parade on October 31, 2014 in San Francisco. The San Francisco Giants beat the Kansas City Royals to win the 2014 World Series. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Giants Players Talk About Pablo Sandoval’s Free Agency During World Series Celebration

As the San Francisco Giants held their parade Friday to celebrate their third World Series championship in five years, a big topic was the upcoming free agency of Pablo Sandoval.

10/31/2014

World Series parade

Giants Fans, Players Celebrate Another World Series Championship With Downtown Parade, Civic Center Rally

San Francisco became the Valley of the Giants for the third time in five years Friday as hundreds of thousands of people lined the streets for a confetti and rain-soaked parade honoring the city’s World Series champions.

10/31/2014

Window washers await rescue after getting stuck on the side of an Oakland building. (CBS SF)

Crews Rescue Window Washers Stuck Outside Downtown Oakland High-Rise

Crews rescued two window washers stuck on malfunctioning equipment outside of a high-rise in downtown Oakland Thursday morning.

10/02/2014

US-EARTHQUAKE

Drone Captures Unique Angle Of Downtown Napa Building Damage

Dozens of downtown Napa buildings have been left uninhabitable by Sunday’s 6.0 earthquake, so how are inspectors supposed to get a true idea of the damage to buildings that aren’t even safe to set foot in? One man thinks camera-equipped quadcopters could be part of the answer.

08/25/2014

Napa Quake Damage

Earthquake Sparks Damaging Fires, Crumbles Historic Downtown Napa Buildings

Bricks and building materials were strewn across several streets in downtown Napa Sunday following a powerful earthquake centered just south of town.

08/24/2014

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