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A stream of water cuts through the dry bottom of the Almaden Reservoir on January 28, 2014 in San Jose, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Governor Brown’s Drought Task Force Meets With SF Public Utilities Commission

Members of Governor Browns’ interagency Drought Task Force came to San Francisco Monday to meet with local government officials to learn more about efforts to respond to the drought.

08/11/2014

(CBS SF)

Destructive Wildfires Threaten Hundreds Of Homes In Northern California

Firefighters were focusing on two wildfires near each other in Northern California that have burned through more than 100 square miles of terrain — one of which was menacing a small town and prompted the evacuation of a long-term care hospital.

08/04/2014

A firefighter quickly unravels hose during a wildfire May 14, 2014 in San Marcos, California. About 500 acres have burned in the San Marcos blaze, fueled by record heat, high winds and dry conditions. At least four other fires advanced in nearby communities. (Photo by Bill Wechter/Getty Images)

Firefighters Already Having Busy Summer In Drought-Stricken Northern California

Two major wildfires in Northern California are among those already taxing fire crews in the state not even one month into summer.

07/07/2014

(L-R) Matthew McConaughey, Woody Harrelson in 'True Detective.' (HBO)

6 Local Suggestions For ‘True Detective’ Season 2′s California Setting

HBO’s hit suspense drama “True Detective” is getting a new look. The show, which formerly starred Woody Harrelson and Matthew McConaughey, will refocus its second season in California.

05/28/2014

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Last-Minute Northern California Camping Options Still Available For Memorial Day

Camp-California.com, the statewide travel planning website, has assembled a list of privately-owned and operated parks that have campsites or cabins available for Memorial Day.

05/22/2014

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Bay Area Gas Prices Dip; Expected To Head Lower

As the busy summer travel season approaches, motorists in California can expect to see a dip in gas prices, according to AAA Northern California’s monthly gas survey.

05/14/2014

McDonald's French Fries (credit: JOERG KOCH/AFP/Getty Images)

McDonald’s Tests Seasoned French Fries

Testing of Shakin’ Flavor Fries will take place in Northern California & St.Louis…

05/09/2014

California Condor

First Bird Admitted To Oakland Zoo’s New Condor Recovery Center

For the first time ever a California condor is being cared for at a new Oakland Zoo recovery center. The facility makes it possible for Northern California to take part in saving this endangered species.

05/06/2014

Doris Day (credit: Hulton Archive/Getty Images)

Doris Day To Mark 90th Birthday With Auction To Benefit Animals

“Pillow Talk” actress plans special fundraising celebration & auction in Carmel…

03/11/2014

(credit: KCBS)

Rough Waters Delay Catch As NorCal Crab Season Begins

California’s Dungeness crab season is off to a rocky start as rough seas keep many Bay Area fishermen from bringing in their catch.

11/16/2013

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