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San Francisco Public Utilities Commission Passes New Regulations For Outdoor Urban Water Use

Customers will pay a 100 percent surcharge for water use over 90 percent of last year’s usage.

08/27/2014

Newly-planted mint at Fran Paxton's front yard in the Twin Creeks neighborhood of San Ramon. (CBS)

East Bay Homeowner Fined By HOA For Replacing Lawn With Drought-Resistant Landscaping

An East Bay homeowner is in a battle with her homeowners’ association over her drought-resistant yard after she was fined by the HOA for not having sod.

08/15/2014

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Should I DIY?

When does it make sense to do it yourself and when should you break down and hire a pro? Here are some examples of DIY do’s and don’ts.

12/25/2013

Canary Island date palms destined for the new Bay Bridge median strip.

Bay Bridge Landscapers Paying Good Prices For Perfect Palm Trees

The new Bay Bridge will be more than cement and suspension. Arborists are canvassing Bay Area neighborhoods in search of the perfect palm.

07/26/2013

Ahmed & Marcus (credit: Alice@97.3)

Getting Your Backyard ‘Rockstar-Ready’ For Summer

Planning to have people over this summer? Alice@97.3’s Marcus D can’t think of a better way to celebrate Earth Day than by getting down and dirty in your backyard…

04/19/2013

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Union City Sting Operation Snares Illegal Contractors

Nearly 100 unlicensed contractors were arrested in Union City and other parts of California this week by undercover investigators posing as homeowners shopping around for home improvements.

10/19/2012

San Francisco’s Ocean Beach Could Get A Makeover

There are plans afoot to change the landscape of parts of San Francisco’s Ocean Beach that include the re-routing of the Great Highway.

07/27/2012

Tony Bennett's Belvedere Home For Sale

Tony Bennett’s Belvedere Home For Sale

Tony Bennett’s home is up for sale and you can have his 9,500 square foot mansion with a view of San Francisco for a mere $…

CBS San Francisco–08/03/2011

Union Square

Powell Street Promenade Transforms Union Square

One of the busiest pedestrian corridors in San Francisco has been transformed into a high-tech, environmentally friendly space.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–07/13/2011

A neighborhood in San Jose (City of San Jose)

Beautification Project Well Received In San Jose

Downtown San Jose is getting high marks for cleanliness, meaning that a street beautification campaign is paying off.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–01/05/2011

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