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Artist rendition of the BART Oakland Airport Connector. (BART)

BART To Oakland Airport Service Connector Opens Saturday In Time For Holiday Travel

‘BART to OAK’ — an automated, frequent-running connector between the Coliseum Station and Oakland International Airport, held its grand opening just in time for service to begin the weekend before Thanksgiving.

11/21/2014

The Japanese Dodder plant takes over an oak tree in Oakland. (CBS)

Killer Alien Weed Invades Bay Area, Sucking Life Out Of Trees, Other Plants

An invasive, parasitic plant which grows lengthy vines and overwhelms native plants to the point of sucking the life out of them is invading the Bay Area, according to county officials.

11/03/2014

Hawaiian Airlines jet. (Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty Images)

Hawaiian Airlines San Jose-To-Maui Flight Forced To Land At Oakland For Repairs, Passengers Stuck Until Friday

Passengers on a Hawaiian Airlines flight from Mineta San Jose International Airport to Maui remained stuck in the Bay Area Thursday night, after mechanical issues forced their jet to land in Oakland Thursday morning.

08/28/2014

(AP)

Woman Attacked By Group Of Young Men In Clayton

A 19-year-old woman in downtown Clayton was attacked Sunday night by a group of young men, police said Wednesday.

09/29/2011

The bomb squad investigates a suspicious package at Oakland Airport. (CBS)

Suspicious Package At Oakland Airport Deemed Safe

A suspicious item shut down a security checkpoint at Oakland International Airport Friday morning, but bomb squad investigators determined there was no threat, according to airport officials.

CBS San Francisco–08/12/2011

The oak tree nicknamed 'Granny' that residents of the North Fair Oaks area of unincorporated Menlo Park are trying to save. (Mary Ann Mullen)

Centuries-Old Menlo Park Oak Tree Gets 2nd Chance

The San Francisco Public Utilities Commission plans to take another look at how to build around a 300-year-old oak tree that stands in the way of a new water pipeline that will supply millions of households on the Peninsula.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–05/19/2011

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