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A home with a dead lawn stands in front of hills that are browned with dried grass on July 18, 2014 in Fremont, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

California May Impose Stricter Water Rules, $500 Fines For Watering Plants More Than 2 Days A Week

After another historically dry winter, California is set to really clamp down on water wasters. For those who don’t go along, the state could put a big drain on your wallet.

03/12/2015

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Construction Crew’s Torch Sparks Fire At Santa Cruz Hotel

A construction crew using a torch caused a fire at a Santa Cruz hotel on Friday afternoon, a fire official said.

03/08/2015

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Woman Chomps Down On Robber’s Hand During Attack At San Carlos Hotel

A woman bit a man who was trying to rob her at a hotel in San Carlos Saturday afternoon, according to the San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office.

03/03/2015

The Fox Theatre in all its glory is located in the Uptown district in Oakland. (Photo by Kristina Ruiz-Healy)

Oakland Hotel Room Shortage Could Lead To Construction Boom

There’s a shortage of hotel rooms in Oakland, but that could change if developers get approval for a number of construction projects.

03/02/2015

Marijuana is poured from a jar at at medical marijuana dispensary. (David McNew/Getty Images)

Cannabis Business Conference Draws Marijuana Entrepreneurs To San Francisco From Around The World

The International Cannabis Business Conference in San Francisco brought advocates and investors alike to the Hyatt Regency Hotel with the goal of legalizing recreational marijuana in California next year.

02/16/2015

Best Hotel Pools In San Francisco: You Need A Night In The City, You Might As Well Swim In Style

Whether you’re enjoying a stress-free night in the city, or maybe you’re from out of town, traveling on business or on vacation, here are five of the best hotel swimming pools in San Francisco.

01/17/2015

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San Jose Considers Tax, Regulations For Airbnb And Other Short-Term Housing Rentals

San Jose is the most recent city to consider slapping a hotel tax on short-term rentals from websites like Airbnb, but the city maintains it’s not trying to discourage the “shared economy”.

11/21/2014

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Yosemite Park Hotel Housekeeper Charged With 32 Counts Of Burglary For Stealing Cash From Guests

A federal grand jury has charged a housekeeper at a Yosemite National Park hotel with 32 counts of first degree burglary and theft for stealing cash from guests’ rooms.

11/20/2014

Sofitel San Francisco Bay Hotel in Redwood City. (CBS)

Norovirus To Blame For Sickening Over 50 Guests At Redwood City Hotel Last Month

San Mateo County health officials have determined a norovirus outbreak caused more than 50 people at a Redwood City hotel to fall ill last month.

11/10/2014

Sofitel San Francisco Bay Hotel in Redwood City. (CBS)

Dozens Attending NAACP Gala At Redwood City Hotel Sickened After Meal Of Salmon, Salad

More than 50 attendees attending an NAACP gala in Redwood City Saturday evening were sickened by a case of possible food poisoning.

10/28/2014

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