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Reclaimed Water Keeping Lawns, Medians, Parks Watered During Drought In Dublin-San Ramon Area

Even in the vehemently eco-friendly Bay Area, we still flush our toilets with drinking water. But, two cities in the East Bay are making sure the water getting flushed down the drain doesn’t go to waste.

08/14/2014

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Driver Killed In Triple Fatal Highway 1 Crash Near Sea Ranch Had Alcohol In System

The driver of a vehicle involved in a crash that killed him and two other family members on state Highway 1 in the Sea Ranch area of Sonoma County last month had alcohol in his system, California Highway Patrol officials said Monday.

07/28/2014

Women Arrested After Crashing Pickup Truck Into San Leandro Liquor Store

Women Arrested After Crashing Pickup Truck Into San Leandro Liquor Store

A San Leandro woman was arrested Tuesday night on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs after police said she crashed her pickup truck into a San Leandro liquor store.

07/23/2014

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The Outbreak: Viral Videos of The Week

Pearl Jam sings “Let It Go,” Game of Throne Pugs + more of the week’s viral videos!

06/27/2014

Bay to Breakers 2014

Naked Man Found In Bison Paddock Among 24 Arrested During San Francisco Bay To Breakers

At least 24 people were arrested for public intoxication and almost 11 tons of trash collected at San Francisco’s annual Bay to Breakers foot race Sunday, police said.

05/18/2014

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At Least 3 Hurt During Bay To Breakers Race; Officials ‘Pleased’ With Event

At least three people were transported for minor injuries in San Francisco Sunday during the annual Bay to Breakers foot race, but officials are “pleased” by the outcome of the event, a city spokesman said.

05/18/2014

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New Bay Area Alcoholism Treatment Uses Implant To Curb Cravings, ‘Growing Pains’ Star Talks About Addiction

A new treatment for alcoholism is now in the Bay Area. While it’s not a cure, it may help more individuals achieve sobriety. Among those who claim it works is an actor whose battle with the bottle began in childhood.

04/30/2014

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San Francisco Wants To Use Recycled Water To Clean Streets

San Francisco is looking into ways to cut down on its supply of drinking water including using recycled water for street cleaning purposes.

03/17/2014

An atmospheric water generator is on display at a press briefing outside the county building in San Jose, February 24, 2014. (CBS)

Milpitas Firm’s Device Generates Water From Air; Promoted As Possible Drought Relief

Water officials in Santa Clara County unveiled new technology on Monday that could help alleviate California’s drought by providing emergency drinking water.

02/24/2014

Antioch High School. (CBS)

Antioch High Baseball Coaches Accused Of Drinking On Campus, Placed On Leave

Baseball coaches at a school in Antioch have been placed on unpaid administrative leave, over allegations they set a bad example in front of students.

02/21/2014

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