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A pedestrian holds an umbrella as he waits to cross the street in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Another Storm Reaches Bay Area Tuesday, Flooding Risk Low

Northern California residents recovering Monday from a series of wet, windy storms likely won’t get much of a break as another system is expected to drench the area.

12/03/2012

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BART, Muni Service Restored Following Flooding, Power Outages

Public transit was still recovering on Sunday afternoon from flooding and power outages caused by the morning’s heavy rain.

12/02/2012

Residents in Sonoma County look at the Russian River on November 30, 2012. Recent storms may put water levels near flood stage. (CBS)

Bay Area Drenched In Latest Storm, Flooding Fears Not Over

A flash flood watch will remain in effect for most of the Bay Area extending to the Santa Cruz Mountains throughout the weekend.

11/30/2012

Firefighters removed a downed tree on Pine St. in San Francisco, November 30, 2012. (CBS)

Bay Area Soaked By Powerful Storm; Flood Worries Increase

The second in a series of storms was hitting the Bay Area and Northern California, with heavy rain and wind knocking out power and causing localized flooding.

11/30/2012

A pedestrian holds an umbrella as he waits to cross the street in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Powerful Storm Comes Ashore To Pound Bay Area

The second in a series of storms is bringing heavy rain and flood warnings to much of Northern California.

11/29/2012

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Bay Area, Northern California Brace For Major Storms

The National Weather Service said rain and snow should begin falling on Wednesday and continue through Sunday. Wind gusts could reach as high as 70 mph in coastal areas.

11/27/2012

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Storms To Bring Inches Of Rain To Bay Area This Week

A series of powerful rainstorms is expected to hit the Bay Area beginning Wednesday morning, dumping up to 8 inches of rain on parts of the region, a National Weather Service forecaster said Monday.

11/26/2012

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2 Water Mains Burst Overnight In Redwood City

Two separate water mains broke Tuesday morning in Redwood City, flooding two homes and damaging an intersection, a city water department supervisor said.

11/20/2012

A neighborhood destroyed by Hurricane Sandy (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Opinion: Sandy Reminds Us Of The Need For FEMA And That Romney Would Shut It Down

Romney was asked at a presidential debate whether FEMA should be shut down in light of the deficit. Romney replied that FEMA should “absolutely” be shut down. He was asked specifically if that included disaster relief. He replied that it was “immoral” to provide such relief in the face of “larger debts”, emphasizing that “it makes no sense at all” to have such programs.

10/30/2012

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San Jose Struggles To Control Homeless Encampments Along Waterways

Several clean-ups of homeless encampments along the Guadalupe River and other San Jose creeks over the summer have done little to discourage illegal camping in the city’s watersheds, prompting the city to re-evaluate how it deals with homelessness, officials said.

09/06/2012

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