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Map of PG&E outages on June 8, 2015. (CBS)

PG&E Still Trying To Explain How Squirrel Managed To Cause Huge East Bay Power Outage

PG&E is still trying to explain just how a squirrel managed to cause a widespread power outage after tens of thousands of people in the South Bay and East Bay were plunged into darkness Monday night because the system couldn’t handle the heat in the south, and a squirrel in the East Bay.

06/09/2015

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - MARCH 5: The San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge is illuminated with artist Leo Villareal's Bay Lights sculpture on March 5, 2013 in San Francisco, California. Designed by artist Leo Villareal, the Bay Lights is the world's largest LED light sculpture, spanning 1.8 miles long and 500 feet high with 25,000 individual LED lights. The installation will be on display daily from dusk to 2 a.m. for the next two years (Photo by Stephen Lam/Getty Images)

Bay Lights To Brighten Sky Over San Francisco Bay In Time For Super Bowl Fifty

The Bay Lights that lit up the Bay Bridge went dark in March, but will once again dazzle spectators and football fans flooding into the city for Super Bowl Fifty next year.

04/21/2015

Red light camera on the Millbrae Avenue / Highway 101 off-ramp in Millbrae. (CBS)

Number Of Red Light Camera Tickets Issued At Millbrae Intersection Jumps From 40 Per Month To 600

There’s nothing like a red light camera ticket that makes drivers angry.

02/09/2015

The lights display at "Mr. Christmas'" house in Concord. (CBS)

Lights Display By Concord Man Known As ‘Mr. Christmas’ Going Dark After 36-Years

A man who has brightened a Concord neighborhood with his holiday lights display got a special tribute from neighbors Monday.

12/22/2014

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Large Power Outage Affecting San Francisco Embarcadero Area

Numerous power outages were reported along San Francisco’s Embarcadero Friday morning.

12/19/2014

New LED street lights are getting installed in San Francisco. (CBS)

San Francisco Getting Street Light Makeover With New LED’s

San Francisco’s streets are getting a makeover with new LED street lights.

12/02/2014

Some of the Halloween items identified as having toxic chemicals. (HealthyStuff.org)

Environmental Group Warns Of Toxics In Halloween Costumes, Bags, Accessories

An environmental group has issued a warning about kids’ Halloween costumes and trick-or-treat bags found with what the group claims are elevated levels of toxic chemicals.

10/23/2014

The 'Light Rail' light sculpture would stretch the length of Market Street in Downtown San Francisco (TheLightRail.org)

San Francisco Supervisor’s Streetlight Legislation Aims To Improve Maintenance, Safety

San Francisco Supervisor Scott Wiener has been beating the drums for better street lighting for years and now he’s pushing some legislative changes.

09/15/2014

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Streetlights Go From Yellow To White, But Green Option Hurts Bay Area Astronomers

The dim, yellow bulbs that have lit up the city’s streets for years are being replaced with cheaper, brighter LED lights. Astronomers say that change is making their work harder.

03/05/2014

These unexplained lights were spotted above the Mission District early Sunday (Enrique B)

Unexplained Light Formation Spotted Above San Francisco’s Mission Dist.

A viewer told CBS 5 about some surprising video captured early Sunday morning in San Francisco’s Mission District. In the video, a series of lights fly in formation above the city before appearing to take a diamond shape and eventually disappearing.

12/10/2012

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