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Castro Street in San Francisco on October 16, 2010. (Wikimedia Commons)

Major Improvements, Rainbow Crosswalks Coming To San Francisco’s Castro Street

The Castro Streetscape project will help beautify Castro Street, while also making it more friendly for pedestrians.

03/13/2014

A family rows a boat on Stow Lake in Golden Gate Park on June 21, 2011 in San Francisco, California. On the first day of summer, the San Francisco Bay Area is experience its first heat wave of the season with temperatures in the 70's at the coast and up to 100 degrees in the inland areas. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Francisco Parks To Get Major Overhaul From Bond Money

The 2012 Clean and Safe Neighborhood Bonds measure was overwhelmingly approved last November.

08/07/2013

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San Jose Will Explore Raising Taxes To Improve Roads

The city council is exploring different avenues to come up with funding to fix some of the area’s worst roads.

03/06/2013

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Tech Report: Google Unveils Redesigned Gmail App

KCBS Technology Analyst Larry Magid said Google’s new app, Gmail 2.0 for iOS, has several new features that make it more user friendly.

12/05/2012

(CBS)

Santa Clara County Schools Get Boost From Bond Measures

Four bond measures in Santa Clara County all passed on election night Tuesday.

06/06/2012

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Bus System Gets Green Light For SF’s Van Ness Avenue

One of San Francisco’s most congested streets may soon have a new feature that could dramatically improve mass transit on the roadway.

05/16/2012

San Bruno explosion, gas pipeline

Lawmaker Claims PG&E Would Profit From Pipeline Upgrade

Assemblyman Jerry Hill and a consumer watchdog group want the PUC to intervene in a proposal in which they claim PG&E would profit off of ratepayers for gas line improvements in the wake of the San Bruno explosion.

02/02/2012

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San Francisco Bayview Opera House Completes Renovations

Habitat for Humanity completed the renovations on the 124-year-old building, part of its Neighborhood Revitalization Initiative.

01/22/2012

San Bruno explosion, gas pipeline

State Regulators To Decide Who Covers PG&E Costs For Fixing Pipelines

Following a scathing NTSB report that placed fault on the utility, PG&E is trying to figure out how to pay for the estimated $2 billion in necessary improvements.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–08/31/2011

(CBS)

Vallejo Officials Look To Improve Dangerous Corridor

A dangerous roadway in Vallejo could be in for a facelift after three deaths over the last two years.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–07/06/2011

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