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State’s Ongoing Heat Wave Prompts New Call To Cutback On Energy

With more hot temperatures expected Tuesday, a statewide Flex Alert is in effect, and residents are being urged to cut back on energy use during peak daytime hours, a California Independent System Operator spokeswoman said.



Bay Area Temps Soar As Western States Bake Under Heat Wave

Temperatures are soaring into triple digits across the western United States as a continuing heat wave strained energy supplies and sent thousands to beaches, lakes and shopping malls in search of cooler climes.


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Bay Area Heat Wave To Bring Triple Digit Temperatures

Temperatures were expected to approach 100 degrees in inland parts of the Bay Area this week, according to the National Weather Service.


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Climate Change Report Shows Grim Outlook For California

A new report shows that more wildfires, heat wave and rising seas are expected because of climate change in the state.


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Sunny Skies Over Bay Area For Longest Day Of The Year

The Bay Area marked the longest day of the year Tuesday with clear skies and warm temperatures.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–06/21/2011

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1st Spare The Air Day Called As Heat Wave Continues

The first Spare the Air day of the season has been called for Tuesday throughout the Bay Area.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–06/20/2011

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Contra Costa Co. Employers Reminded Of Hot Weather Regulations

The Bay Area’s mini heat wave this week is serving as a good reminder for companies that use outdoor workers that state regulations require more than just passing out bottled water.



High Temperatures Prompt Bay Area Fire Watch

High temperatures, dry conditions and strong evening winds have prompted the National Weather Service to issue a fire weather watch for the Bay Area on Monday and Tuesday.

CBS San Francisco–10/10/2010

Editor Sally Menke with her Editing award poses with director Quentin Tarantino backstage at The Hollywood Awards Gala at the Beverly Hilton Hotel October 18, 2004 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Vince Bucci/Getty Images)

Tarantino’s Film Editor Dies On Hike

An award-winning film editor has died while hiking in the Hollywood Hills during a record Southern California heat wave.

CBS San Francisco–09/28/2010


High Pressure System Turns Up Heat On Bay Area

A strong high pressure system is keeping the heat turned up across most of Northern California.

CBS San Francisco–09/26/2010