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Lit Explosive Fuse Crackling and Sparking fireworks

San Jose Expanding Crackdown On Illegal Fireworks As Holiday Approaches

With about two weeks left until the Fourth of July holiday, San Jose city leaders have a plan that would expand a crackdown on illegal fireworks, which has become a growing concern for residents.

06/18/2015

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San Francisco Veterans Struggle With Life On The Streets; Memories Of Wartime

20 percent of those who enjoy a free meal at St. Anthony’s Diner in San Francisco’s Tenderloin are veterans. KCBS talks to some of the vets this Memorial Day who’ve endured hardships even after the war.

05/25/2015

Yosemite Falls flows in December. (CBS SF)

Forecasters Predict Stormy Sierra Memorial Day Weekend

It could be a stormy Memorial Day holiday, if your travels take you to Lake Tahoe, Yosemite or the High Sierra this weekend.

05/21/2015

Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

$15 Minimum Wage, Expanded Benefits Approved For Facebook Contractors

The changes have already been put in place for cooks, janitors and security guards at the company’s Menlo Park headquarters.

05/13/2015

Golden Gate Park revelers celebrate '420' in San Francisco on Sunday, April 20th 2014. (Photo: Tim Ryan)

San Francisco Preps For 4/20 Celebration As Thousands Expected To Flood Golden Gate Park

A thick, smoky haze may be visible over San Francisco Monday as thousands of people are expected to flood the city for an annual 4/20 celebration for marijuana enthusiasts.

04/19/2015

Leprechaun (Photo by William Thomas Cain/Getty Images)

St. Patrick’s Day 2015 Events Around The Bay Area — Eventful Listings For March 17, 2015

From an 80s music bash to huge parades, singles dances, pub crawls, and more than a few brewfests, the Bay Area is exploding with Irish fun on March 17th, 2015!

03/04/2015

BIO-MARTIN LUTHER KING-FRANCE

It’s Not All Protests— Martin Luther King Jr. Day Of Service Includes Volunteer Trash Pick Up

For some people this Martin Luther King Jr. holiday has been about protests and shutdowns, but for others it’s been a day of service for many who volunteered to pick up garbage in East Oakland.

01/19/2015

Lefty O'Doul's (Credit, Randy Yagi)

Lefty O’Doul’s Collects, Distributes 15,000 Toys To San Francisco Children

A San Francisco restaurant has collected 15,000 toys in the last two days, and managed to distribute nearly all of them to the city’s neediest children in the same time frame.

12/25/2014

California Highway Patrol officer, CHP

High-Wind Advisories Issued For Bay, San Mateo Bridges By CHP

High wind advisories remain in effect Thursday for the Bay Bridge and the San Mateo Bridge, according to California Highway Patrol officials.

12/25/2014

Hand-knitted slippers stolen from Evelyn Arms' Pittsburg home. (CBS)

Pittsburg Woman’s Handmade Gifts For Family Members Stolen By Modern-Day Grinch

A Pittsburg woman’s handmade Christmas gifts for her grandchildren were stolen by a modern-day Grinch.

12/24/2014

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