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Fast-Growing Wildfire Forces Evacuation Of 200 Homes In Northern California

Crews working through the night in steep terrain are building containment lines around a wildfire near the rural Northern California town of Weaverville that forced the evacuation of about 200 homes.

08/24/2014

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Ruptured Fremont Gas Line Capped After Businesses Evacuated

PG&E crews have stopped the flow of gas from a gas line ruptured by a construction crew near a shopping center in Fremont that led to the evacuation of multiple businesses this afternoon, a PG&E spokeswoman said.

08/20/2014

Junction Madera Fire

Firefighters Gain Ground In Wildfire Near Yosemite, Some Evacuees Allowed To Return

Firefighters from throughout California are being dispatched to protect homes that are under threat from a wildfire burning in the foothills near Yosemite National Park.

08/19/2014

(Madera County Sheriff's Department)

4,000 Pending Evacuations As Second Wildfire Rages Through Entrance To Yosemite National Park

13,000 homes and businesses have been ordered to evacuate as firefighters race to stop a second massive wildfire raging near the entrance to Yosemite National Park.

08/19/2014

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Brushfire Near Yosemite National Park Prompts 13,000 Evacuation Orders

Authorities have sent evacuation orders to some 13,000 phone numbers as a wildfire bears down on a foothill community near Yosemite National Park in Central California.

08/18/2014

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Bay Area Red Cross Volunteers Travel To Hawaii To Provide Relief After Tropical Storm Iselle

Five Red Cross Bay Area Chapter volunteers are helping provide disaster relief to those affected by Tropical Storm Iselle, the American Red Cross said Monday.

08/12/2014

(CBS SF)

Wildfire Evacuation Advisory For Shasta County Town Lifted

A rural Northern California town that was under threat from a wildfire is in the clear for now.

08/07/2014

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Bomb Squad Responds To Suspicious Device At San Jose Recycling Facility

The San Jose police department’s bomb squad responded Monday afternoon to a suspicious device found at a recycling facility in the northern part of the city.

07/28/2014

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BART Police Begin Cracking Down On Homeless Sleeping, Lying Down Inside Stations

BART police have begun enforcing a ban on sleeping, lying down or sitting with legs extended at Powell Street Station Monday with plans to expand the ordinance to all BART stations, prompting many homeless people to move elsewhere.

07/22/2014

Smoke seen from out-of-control grass fire burning near Lake Berryessa.

Out-Of-Control Wildfire Near Lake Berryessa’s Monticello Dam Spreads To 5000 Acres

An out-of-control grass fire that began Friday night near Monticello Dam at Lake Berryessa in Solano County has spread to 5,000 acres and is only 15% contained Saturday evening.

07/05/2014

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