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2.5 Magnitude Quake Strikes In Pacific Ocean Off Of Marin County Coast

The U.S. Geological Survey said the earthquake measured magnitude 2.5 and struck at a depth of 6 kilometers at 7:41 a.m. local time, just west of the San Andreas Fault.

02/25/2015

415 number area code phone

7 Tweets Bid Farewell To Beloved 415 Area Code & Hello To Pesky New Dialing Procedure

Dialing phone numbers in the Bay Area is about to get complicated, and longtime “415” area code fans are not happy about it.

02/20/2015

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Get Ready To Start Dialing ‘415’ Before All Local Numbers

If you’re moving to San Francisco, good luck finding affordable housing, and now a 415 area code.

02/17/2015

Cashier puts customer purchases into plastic bags at a check-out counter in a Target store. (AP)

Marin: Target Agrees To Pay $4 Million Settlement For Overcharging Customers

Since 2008, the retailer was allegedly charging more at the register than the price posted on the shelf.

02/10/2015

Jon Stewart, host of "The Daily Show." (Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Jon Stewart Jabs Marin For Not Getting Vaccinations

Stewart ripped an interviewee who said her children were vaccinated “for the most part,” and claimed that Marin is a “thoughtful group of people.”

02/05/2015

Sick sea lions at the Marine Mammal Center. (CBS)

Sick Sea Lion Pups Inundating Bay Area’s Marine Mammal Center

The Marine Mammal Center is seeing so many sick and malnourished sea lions that they are quickly running out of space to treat them.

02/04/2015

Swollen Russian River

20.5-Foot Rise In River Levels As 10 Inches Of Rain Set To Hit Bay Area Mountains

The massive storm bearing down on the Bay Area will dump up to 10 inches of rain on the highest local mountains, triggering a rise in the Russian River of a whopping 20 feet, 6 inches by 3 p.m. Saturday, according to National Weather Service river forecasts.

02/04/2015

Flooding from the December 2014 storms in downtown Healdsburg (Curtiss Kim/CBS)

Coming Storm Prompts Flash Flood Watch For 3 Bay Area Counties; Up To 10 Inches Rain, 100 MPH Wind Gusts In Sierra

The Bay Area is about to be clobbered again as a storm packing wind gusts above 50 miles per hour in the higher areas, torrential rain approaching 10 inches on mountain peaks, and flash flood watches already in effect for three counties bears down on Northern California.

02/04/2015

Vaccination

New Measles Cases Confirmed In Marin And San Mateo Counties

Health officials Friday evening announced that they have confirmed a third case of measles in San Mateo County, bringing the total new cases announced in the Bay Area Friday to three.

01/30/2015

Measles

84% Of Kindergartners Not Up-To-Date On Vaccines At A Marin School, Majority Of Students Unprotected At Many Private Schools

The Bay Area is home to pockets of unvaccinated school children numbering in the thousands, according to data from the California Department of Public Health, and Marin public schools showed some of the lowest vaccination rates in the state with many private religious and Waldorf schools reporting a majority of students not up to date on vaccines.

01/30/2015

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