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Larry Chiaroni

Wreckage from the yacht Low Speed Chase was hoisted by helicopter from the Farallon Islands to Half Moon Bay on April 23, 2012. (CBS)

Rescued Sailor Offers Harrowing Story Of Deadly Farallones Yacht Crash

One of the sailors who survived the crash of a racing yacht earlier this month on the Farallon Islands is talking publicly about what happened aboard the Low Speed Chase.

04/25/2012

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California To Require Carbon Monoxide Detectors In Homes

Once this summer hits, California single family homes will be required to have carbon monoxide detectors.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–05/29/2011

Magna Carta

Magna Carta Displayed In San Francisco

A rare copy of the historic Magna Carta will be on display for the next month in San Francisco.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–05/15/2011

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Project Aims To Cleaning Up Petaluma River

Cleanup efforts are underway on the Petaluma River, as it has been a dumping ground fro abandoned vessels and other debris for years.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–05/08/2011

A PG&E SmartMeter. (CBS)

San Francisco Environmental Advocacy Group Supports SmartMeters

An environmental advocacy group has thrown its support behind PG&E’s SmartMeter program.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–04/10/2011

Pacifica Pier

Researcher Warns Of Possible California ‘Super-Storm’

Researchers are warning of a “super-storm” hitting California in the next 100-200 years.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–03/13/2011

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Cleanup Of Davis Superfund Site Gets Greener

Environmental officials are using new green technology to speed up the process of cleaning Superfund sites in the U.S.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–02/27/2011

Sunol Regional Wilderness Park (Samantha Fein)

Sonoma County OK’s $1.7M Land Conservation Deal

An open space district in the North Bay is continuing its nearly two decades of protecting land for future generations.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–02/13/2011

Ahwahnee Hotel

Yosemite Hotel To Shut Its Doors For Renovation

Yosemite’s famed Awahnee Hotel will be shutting its doors for three weeks starting in late February to complete an ongoing renovation project.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–01/30/2011

Half Dome

Permit Now Required To Climb Half Dome

Permits will be available up to four months in advance, with those for May and June going on sale on March 1.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–12/19/2010

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