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Chardonnay clusters from Wyckoff Vineyards in the Yakima Valley of Washington state. (Photo Credit: Agne27, Wikimedia Commons)

West Coast Drought Serves As Boon For Wine Industry In Washington State

It was a record harvest for Washington state in 2014, with many California-based wineries starting to invest in properties.

06/11/2015

Lake Merritt in Oakland. (CBS)

Oakland City Council To Vote On Lake Merritt High-Rise Approval

The Oakland City Council will try again Tuesday to approve the sale of a city-owned parcel of land near Lake Merritt for a new high-rise apartment complex.

06/02/2015

Kern County farmer Tom Frantz captured these images of dumping at a Vintage Production fracking site. (Tom Frantz)

Federal Bureau Okays Oil And Gas Leasing For Fracking In California To Resume

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) says it will resume oil and gas leasing for fracking on federal land in California next year.

08/29/2014

(CBS SF)

Neighbors Of East Bay Cemetery Complain About Condition Of Plots

Disheartened neighbors of an East Bay cemetery showing its age say its the victim of neglect.

08/06/2014

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Fate Of Martins Beach In Judge’s Hands— Will Decide If Public Can Access Private Land

A San Mateo County Superior Court judge will decide the future of whether or not the public will be able to access privately-owned, Martins Beach.

07/16/2014

Levi's Stadium under construction in Santa Clara. (CBS)

Yahoo To Pave Over 48-Acre Plot In Santa Clara To Build Parking Lot Near Levi’s Stadium

A 48-acre plot of land owned by Yahoo will be paved over to create off-site parking within walking distance to the newly-constructed Levi’s Stadium.

07/10/2014

Artist's conception of a California high-speed rail train. (California High-Speed Rail Authority)

California Has Yet To Buy Any Land For Bullet Train Route

Construction of California’s high-speed rail network is set to start in July, but the state still has not purchased any land along the route.

01/28/2013

George Lucas (Photo by Abby Brack/Getty Images)

George Lucas Donates Land To Create Downtown San Anselmo Park

The Star Wars and Indiana Jones creator, who lives a short distance from downtown San Anselmo, has agreed to donate a vacant building he owns in order to create a new park space. The lot sits directly north of the town’s main offices.

06/26/2012

Occupy The Farm, Gill Tract, Berkeley, Albany

‘Occupy The Farm’ Protesters Refuse To Leave UC Berkeley Land Tract

Occupy activists who broke locks and set up an encampment on University of California, Berkeley agricultural research land in Albany have refused to leave.

05/07/2012

Netflix To Debut New 'Arrested' Episodes All At Once

Netflix To Debut New ‘Arrested’ Episodes All At Once

“Arrested Development” fans won’t have to wait a week between episodes when Los Gatos based Netflix debuts its highly-anticipated 4th season – in fact, they won’t have to wait at all…

04/17/2012

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