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Cars drive drive along U.S. 101 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Study Finds California Road Conditions Deteriorating Faster Than Other States

California’s roadways are going downhill, about as fast as any state in the union, according to a study released Thursday by the Reason Foundation.

02/21/2013

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Small Group Of Drivers To Blame For Bay Area Backups

Researchers are blaming a small group of motorists for the San Francisco area’s freeway traffic headaches.

01/08/2013

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2 Arrested In Arson Fire Near San Francisco Freeways

A suspicious four-alarm fire in San Francisco’s Silver Terrace neighborhood damaged four homes and displaced 10 people early Tuesday morning.

07/03/2012

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Big-Rig Fire Blocks Oakland Freeway Off-Ramp

A big-rig caught fire Wednesday morning on an Oakland freeway off-ramp, a California Highway Patrol sergeant said.

06/27/2012

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Driver Critically Hurt In Oakland Interstate 580 Shooting

A shooting late Sunday night along Interstate 580 in Oakland left one person in critical condition and prompted the temporary closure of a stretch of highway, authorities said.

06/18/2012

Freeway the dog was dragged behind a truck along Interstate 780 in Vallejo. (CBS)

Dog Expected To Survive Vallejo Freeway Dragging

Pinole resident Angie Porter and her 13-year-old son River took the ramp from I-80 to I-780 toward Benicia last Thursday morning when they saw the dog being dragged on the side of a black truck with tinted windows.

04/25/2012

(L-R) Jorge Lopez, Ray Botello, Luis Gonzalez (San Jose Police Dept.)

San Jose Bank Robbery Suspects Toss Money Onto Hwy 101 During Police Chase

San Jose police arrested three bank robbery suspects after a high-speed chase on U.S. Highway 101 Tuesday morning, a police sergeant said.

03/20/2012

Harlow Campbell was born in the family Toyota in Marin Friday.(Campbell Family)

Marin Mom Gives Birth On Freeway During Dash To Hospital

A North Bay baby was literally born in the fast lane early Friday morning as his Corte Madera parents raced to the hospital just minutes after contractions kicked in.

03/19/2012

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Highway 4 Reopened After Tanker Truck Wreck

A tanker truck overturned in unincorporated Contra Costa County near Hercules Monday morning, prompting the closure of all westbound lanes of state Highway 4 in the area, a California Highway Patrol officer said.

03/12/2012

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San Mateo U.S. 101 Lanes Reopened After CHP Chase, Crash

Southbound U.S. Highway 101 lanes in San Mateo reopened Wednesday morning after a California Highway Patrol chase ended in an accident, according to a CHP spokesman.

02/08/2012

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