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Surveillance Camera (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Oakland Approves Scaled-Back Plan For Surveillance Center

The “Domain Awareness Center” was going to monitor surveillance cameras mounted throughout the city, but that plan was scaled back after hours of debate. Instead, the plan was approved to keep an eye on The Port of Oakland.

03/05/2014

Toward the Transbay Tube in San Francisco. (Wikimedia Commons)

Rainwater Leaks Cause BART Equipment Failure In Transbay Tube; Delays Service

Trains are experiencing major delays this morning due to an equipment problem in the Transbay Tube, BART officials said.

02/28/2014

A walker takes dogs to a dog park. (Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Turf War: Parents Complain Against Off-Leash Dogs In Oakland’s Dimond District

A turf war is brewing between parents and dog owners in Oakland where dogs are being accused of being too rambunctious when they’re off their leashes.

02/25/2014

The Tesoro Refinery in Martinez (CBS)

Federal Investigators Denied Access By Tesoro Refinery After Chemical Release Burns Workers

Federal investigators looking into last Wednesday’s industrial accident at the Tesoro refinery in Martinez, where two workers were sprayed in the face with sulfuric acid, have been denied access on their attempted return visits.

02/21/2014

One person was killed, and four were hurt in this crash on Sunset Boulevard in San Francisco. (CBS)

Teenager Injured Crossing Street At Deadly SF Intersection

A pedestrian was injured in a crash Wednesday at the same Sunset Boulevard intersection where an elderly man was killed crossing the street just two weeks ago.

02/20/2014

Alameda County Sheriff's deputies shot and killed a man armed with this bat in a San Lorenzo home. (Alameda County Sheriff)

Alameda County Sheriff’s Deputies Shoot, Kill San Lorenzo Man Armed With Bat

The Alameda County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a fatal deputy-involved shooting in San Lorenzo that happened on Monday night, a sheriff’s spokesman said.

02/18/2014

A tow truck driver loads a car onto a flatbed after its tires were punctured by metal debris, February 14, 2014. (CBS)

Metal Debris Causes Dozens Of Flat Tires On Highway 24 In Lafayette

Dozens of cars were hit with flat tires during the early Friday morning commute along a stretch of Highway 24 in Lafayette, according to the California Highway Patrol.

02/14/2014

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KCBS Cover Story: Two Different Paths For Two Bay Area Same-Sex Couples

Some couples have been in the spotlight, fighting for the legalization of same-sex marriage, while others have laid back, living a fairly normal life in the Bay Area.

02/12/2014

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Worker Injured In Accident San Francisco Transbay Transit Center Construction Site

A worker was injured Thursday morning when he fell from a platform at a construction site for San Francisco’s new Transbay Transit Center, project officials said.

02/06/2014

Marijuana, pot

UCSF Researchers Test Marijuana-Based Drug To Combat Child Epileptic Seizures

Researchers at UCSF are on the cutting edge of testing a marijuana-based drug for the treatment of severe epilepsy in kids.

02/04/2014

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