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Fires For Cooking Are Exempt From Bay Area Christmas Eve Wood Burning Ban (Cate Gillon/Getty Images)

Bay Area Restaurants Exempt From Spare The Air Days

The stagnant weather in the Bay Area has prompted a string of Winter Spare the Air days for the region, but not everyone has to abide by the rules.

12/25/2013

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AC Transit Union Members To Vote On Contract Before Friday

AC Transit bus drivers and other workers were set to vote on a tentative contract this week, after management and union negotiators hammered out a last minute deal just as a 60-day cooling off period was set to expire.

12/23/2013

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CPUC Allows PG&E To Raise Pressure In Aging San Carlos Gas Pipeline

The California Public Utilities Commission at a meeting in San Francisco Thursday allowed PG&E to raise the pressure in a controversial natural gas pipeline in San Carlos to a normal operating level.

12/20/2013

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PG&E Fined Millions For Faulty Communication Regarding San Carlos Pipeline

Pacific Gas and Electric is once again defending itself before state regulators over recordkeeping on a leaky pipeline, this time in San Carlos.

12/19/2013

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Large Swells, ‘Sneaker Waves’ Reported Off Northern California Coast

The National Weather Service posted a high-surf advisory for Northern California between Monterey and the Sonoma Coast because of large swells and so-called “sneaker waves.”

12/16/2013

UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital at Mission Bay in San Francisco. (UCSF)

KCBS Cover Story: Previewing UCSF’s New State Of The Art Children’s Hospital

In just over a year, the most state of the art Children’s Hospital on the west coast will open in San Francisco, according the UCSF officials. The UCSF facility will replace an old, cramped out-dated space in Parnassus Heights.

12/13/2013

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San Francisco Main Library Adds Security, Custodians To Address Homeless Issue

Officials with San Francisco’s Main Library at Civic Center Plaza said they have been making headway in tackling problems involving some of the city’s homeless, who use the facility every day.

12/09/2013

Sonoma County Sheriff's Deputies shot and killed a teen carrying this fake rifle in Santa Rosa. (Source: Sonoma County Sheriff)

Sonoma County Deputy Who Killed Boy Carrying Toy Gun Returns To Duty

The Sonoma County sheriff’s deputy who shot and killed a 13-year-old boy after mistaking the airsoft pellet gun he was carrying for an assault rifle, is returning to duty on Monday.

12/09/2013

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Marin County Aiming To Build New Year-Round Homeless Shelter

Shelters, mostly run by churches in the county, are struggling to provide help.

12/04/2013

13-year-old Andy Lopez was fatally shot by Sonoma County Sheriff's Deputies in Santa Rosa on October 22, 2013. (CBS)

Sonoma Co. Looks At Measures In Response To Lopez Shooting

On Tuesday, the Sonoma County Board of Supervisors discussed several measures in response to the fatal shooting of Andy Lopez. They include the creation of a Community and Law Enforcement Task Force, along with a park to honor the 13-year-old.

12/03/2013

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