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Bay Area Regulators Get Tough On Winter Wood Burning

As the weather starts to turn colder, the cozy feeling of sitting by a roaring fireplace could lead to a stiff fine if that fire is burning during a winter Spare the Air alert, air quality officials said.

10/25/2012

Year In Review: 2010 Top News Stories

San Bruno Blast Survivors Call For New Leadership At CPUC

Several survivors of the pipeline explosion that devastated a San Bruno neighborhood offered emotional testimony Thursday calling on state regulators to reopen public hearings to determine how much Pacific Gas and Electric will pay for its role in the tragedy.

10/11/2012

A woman takes a photo of a group of naked men at the 20th Annual Folsom Street Fair September 28, 2003 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images).

SF Supervisor Proposes New Fines For Public Nudity, Mayor Approves

At Tuesday afternoon’s board meeting, Supervisor Scott Wiener proposed to prohibit the display of genitals and buttocks in plazas and parklets in the city, as well as on sidewalks, streets and public transit.

10/02/2012

Natasha Noland was killed in a fall from a party bus in on Highway 17 in Los Gatos on July 27, 2012. (Facebook/CBS)

Santa Cruz Party Bus Operator Cited Numerous Times Before Fatal Accident

The operator of a party bus that was involved in a fatal accident last week on Highway 17 near Los Gatos had been cited and fined for a number of past violations.

08/01/2012

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Bay Area Hospitals Fined Over Non-Compliance, Errors

Four Bay Area hospitals were issued a total of $275,000 in penalties by the California Department of Public Health for noncompliance with policies and administrative errors that could have resulted in serious injury or death, the state agency announced Friday.

06/01/2012

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Santa Clara County Investigated For Possible Water Pollution Law Violations

It stems from an incident on January 12, when a small amount of hydraulic oil leaked into a South Bay reservoir.

05/16/2012

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Steady Weather Pattern To Prompt More Bay Area Spare-The-Air Alerts

Two more winter Spare the Air alerts were issued over this past holiday weekend, and once again hundreds of complaints were made about people burning wood fires in their homes.

01/03/2012

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Strict Alameda Smoking Ban Takes Effect In 2012

Fines for anyone caught violating the ordinance range from $100 to $500.

12/30/2011

Electric Muni buses make their way down Stockton Street in San Francisco's Chinatown District. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Francisco Parking, Muni Rates Going Up

If you drive, park, or take public transit within San Francisco city limits, get ready for another tug at your pocketbook. Fares, fees and fines are going up on July 1.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–06/07/2011

Cars parked in a San Francisco neighborhood. (www.sfmta.com)

San Francisco Parking Fees, Fines Increased

Neighborhood parking permits and disabled parking fines were some of the 2012 fee increases the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency approved during Tuesday’s board meeting at City Hall.

CBS San Francisco–05/05/2011

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