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The Lupin Lodge nudist resort in Los Gatos is trucking in water after the drought dried up the resources on the property. (CBS)

East Bay Water Agency Puts Locks On Water Meters To Deter Tampering During Drought

As California’s drought drags on, officials are cracking down on thieves who wrench open fire hydrants and ignore or tamper with water meters.

02/23/2015

Fire burns at a ruptured gas line outside a pizza parlor on El Camino Real in San Bruno, January, 26, 2015. (CBS)

San Bruno Teen On Joyride Slams Into Gas Line, Sparking Pizza Parlor Blaze

A 16-year-old girl was arrested Monday after authorities said she led police on a chase and slammed into a natural gas meter at a pizza parlor, causing a massive fire that burned down the restaurant.

01/26/2015

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Sunday Parking Meter Enforcement Voted Out In San Francisco

The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency’s board of directors voted Tuesday to abolish Sunday parking meter enforcement when it approved its new two-year operating budget.

04/15/2014

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Oakland Lures Holiday Shoppers With Free Saturday Parking

Merchants and shoppers in the City of Oakland are receiving a holiday gift: free parking on Saturdays. It’s something of a gift for the merchants, too: business owners hope it will allow them to compete with the malls and big box stores during the hustle and bustle of the holiday shopping season.

11/26/2012

A taxi cab crosses Market St. in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Francisco Taxi Fares Go Up

People planning to take taxis around San Francisco this Labor Day holiday weekend should carry a little extra money because cab fares are going up.

09/02/2011

A PG&E SmartMeter. (CBS)

Power Surge Causes Outage, Damage In East Palo Alto

Fewer than a dozen homes remain without power in East Palo Alto on Friday afternoon after a power surge Thursday night caused an outage.

CBS San Francisco–08/26/2011

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