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Fire burns at 2nd St. and Hearst Ave. in Berkeley. (CBS)

Cause Of Berkeley Overpass Fire Where Homeless Campers Lived Is Unclear

Homeless people were camping in an area where up to 100 recycling bins burned Wednesday afternoon near the University Avenue off-ramp from Interstate Highway 80 in Berkeley, but it remains unclear how the fire started, the city’s acting fire chief said Thursday.

05/08/2014

A San Francisco Police patrol car (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Francisco Police Clear Out Encampment Outside Federal Reserve Building

Police cleared out what they called a “homeless camp” in downtown San Francisco Monday morning—the same area where a protest was planned throughout the day.

12/23/2013

(CBS)

Cooking Fire In Homeless Camp Sparks Grass Fire In San Jose

San Jose firefighters say a 5-acre vegetation fire on Communications Hill this afternoon was sparked by a cooking fire at a homeless encampment.

04/27/2013

The Cliff House Restaurant perched above Ocean Beach. (Cliff House)

SF Firefighters Put Out Blaze In Park Above Cliff House

An early-morning fire at Sutro Heights park burned brush and grass near a homeless encampment but did not cause any property damage or injuries, a fire lieutenant said.

01/19/2013

Crime scene tape, police line, generic

3 Transients Arrested For Robbery In Watsonville Homeless Camp

Three transients were arrested Saturday night after allegedly robbing another transient at knifepoint at a homeless camp in Watsonville.

10/21/2012

(CBS)

Fire At Old Vallejo Dealership Displaces Homeless Encampment

Vallejo firefighters battled a fire at the vacant Bill Lange Cadillac dealership Wednesday afternoon, fire department spokesman Bill Tweedy said.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–04/14/2011