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Bay Area Drivers 1st To Fill Up Tanks With Algae-Based Fuel

Drivers in the San Francisco Bay Area were the first in the nation to fill up their gas tanks with an algae-based biofuel.

11/14/2012

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California Gas Prices Equal All-Time High

AAA’s Daily Fuel Gauge report released early Saturday says the average price for a gallon of regular unleaded across California rose 12 cents from its Friday mark of nearly $4.49.

10/12/2012

Gas pump

California Gas Prices Begin To Fall; Supplies Still Short

California gas prices finally have begun to fall after a month that saw them surging by nearly 50 cents a gallon—but a continuing refinery shutdown may keep supplies short.

10/10/2012

Shell Station Gas Pumps

California Gas Prices Hit Another Record High

California gasoline prices have hit another record high but the increase was smaller than in past days and officials are hoping that the early release of a winter fuel blend will help ease the sticker shock.

10/09/2012

(Miguel Villagran/Getty Images)

Bay Area Gas Prices Up More Than 50 Cents This Month

Average gas prices in the Bay Area have skyrocketed in the past month, jumping by 51 cents to $4.41 per gallon, according to a report released this week by AAA.

03/14/2012

1991 Oakland Hills Fire. (CBS)

Treacherous Oakland Hills Roads Hinder Firefighters

There have been many firefighting improvements since a deadly firestorm ripped through the hills of Berkeley and Oakland 20 years ago next week. But, firefighters can’t do much about the hills themselves, forcing them to navigate dangerous roads whenever flames break out.

10/13/2011

Natural Gas Well

Closer Look: Focus On Natural Gas Recalls Delta Town’s Heyday

With a renewed emphasis on natural gas as a cleaner-burning alternative fuel, Rio Vista — at the center of one of the state’s biggest gas fields — should benefit but there are signs that the gas wells are slowly giving out.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–08/23/2011

1991 Oakland Hills Fire. (CBS)

Some East Bay Residents Upset Over New Wildfire Plan

A wild land management plan for the East Bay hills has been approved, but not everyone is happy with it, believing the plan doesn’t go far enough.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–08/10/2011

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Bay Area Boaters Feeling Pinched At The Pump

Boaters in the Bay Area are struggling with the rising costs of gas to fill up their boats.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–05/01/2011

(CBS)

Diesel Spills Into San Mateo Marina

Firefighters are requesting boaters to stay away from the San Mateo Marina Lagoon while crews clean up a diesel fuel spill Saturday afternoon.

CBS San Francisco–04/16/2011

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