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CHP warns of "Floosing" along 101. (Angelina Baray/CBS)

CHP Warns Of ‘Floosing’ Along 101 During Storm

A California Highway Patrol typo resulted in a “Floosing” warning along the wet 101 freeway late Wednesday morning.

11/20/2013

Water floods a Martinez street following a water main break. (CBS)

Water Main Break Sends Gushing Water Through Martinez Neighborhood

A 14-inch water main ruptured in Martinez early Thursday morning, sending water gushing down streets in a neighborhood near downtown, a city engineer said.

06/06/2013

A man walks by the Oakland Police Department headquarters. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Public Briefly Allowed Back Inside OPD Headquarters After Toilet Pipe Flooding Problem

After reopening briefly Wednesday morning, Oakland police headquarters has been closed to the public again until further notice because of water damage caused by a plumbing problem, a police spokeswoman said.

06/05/2013

An Oakland Police patrol car sits in front of the Oakland Police headquarters. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Oakland Police Headquarters Closed To Public Because Of Broken Toilet Flooding

The Oakland Police Department headquarters were closed to the public Tuesday after overnight flooding, a police officer said.

06/04/2013

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1 In 5 Californians Live In Flood Zone, Report Finds

As California endures one of its driest winters, on record, some state water managers are focused on the opposite end of the precipitation spectrum — the one in five residents who live in regions susceptible to catastrophic flooding.

04/02/2013

Cars and homes were flooded by a water main break in San Francisco.  (CBS)

Cars, Homes Flooded By Water Main Break In San Francisco

Nearly two dozen homes and a number of cars were damaged by flooding after a water main ruptured in San Francisco’s Inner Parkside neighborhood early Wednesday morning.

02/27/2013

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Water Main Break Damages Kentfield Street

The Marin Municipal Water District hopes to repair a broken water main in Kentfield by late morning or early Thursday afternoon, a district spokeswoman said.

01/24/2013

A sign advising the closing of the flooded Oakland Unified School District building (CBS)

Flooded Oakland School District Building Closed Until Spring

Employees who work at the flood-damaged Oakland Unified School District administration building are expected to not be able to return to the space until later this spring, a district spokesman said.

01/16/2013

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Flood Closes Oakland Unified School District Building

Employees arriving for work at the Oakland Unified School District’s administration building Tuesday morning discovered that the building had been flooded overnight, a school district spokesman said.

01/08/2013

Rising River

Evacuated Families Return After East Palo Alto Flooding Subsides

About 36 people who had reported to an evacuation center due to flooding in East Palo Alto returned home late Sunday night, according to a Red Cross spokesman.

12/24/2012

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