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22-year-old David M. Diaz of San Francisco, was arrested and booked into San Francisco County Jail on suspicion of arson and homicide, July 23, 2011. (SFPD)

San Francisco Man Found Guilty Of Mutilation Of Remains After Setting Man’s Body On Fire

A man accused of killing another man and setting his body on fire in San Francisco’s Buena Vista Park in 2011 was found guilty of involuntary manslaughter and other charges Tuesday afternoon, prosecutors said.

08/26/2014

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Traffic Clogs Streets Around Candlestick, Keeps Scores Of Music Fans From McCartney Concert

Traffic problems kept scores of music fans from arriving on time to Candlestick Park for the Paul McCartney concert Thursday night.

08/14/2014

Grand Teton National Park in Wyoming. (Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty Images)

San Francisco Man Found Dead After Fall In Grand Teton National Park

The body of 36-year-old Will Cornyn was found near the mouth of Cascade Canyon on Tuesday afternoon, after he headed out for a hike late Sunday.

07/23/2014

Reddit user ShainaJoy posted this image of damage caused by people searching for 'Hidden Cash' in a Southern California Park. (Source: ShainaJoy)

SoCal Park Trashed In ‘Hidden Cash’ Hunt; City To Be Reimbursed For Repairs

People hunting for hidden cash in a Southern California park left a huge mess behind.

07/15/2014

A San Francisco Police patrol car (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Community Police Program Turns Around Once Crime-Ridden Park In San Francisco’s Mission

A once crime-ridden park in San Francisco’s Mission District is now teeming with community activity and the credit is going to a new unit within the police department.

07/14/2014

Palo Alto Police released a sketch of a man suspected of groping and harassing a woman in the College Terrace neighborhood. (Source: Palo Alto Police)

Sketch Of Palo Alto Park Groping Suspect Released

Police in Palo Alto released a sketch Sunday night of a man suspected of harassing and groping a woman as she sat in a park in the College Terrace neighborhood on Friday morning.

07/13/2014

(CBS) Olenka Villarreal (left) with her daughters in Palo Alto.

Jefferson Award Winner Creates A Playground To Include Kids Of All Abilities

Under the Americans with Disabilities Act, most children’s playgrounds today are wheelchair accessible. But for many kids with special needs, that doesn’t make it a level playing field. This week’s Jefferson Award goes to a Peninsula mother who has spent the last 6 years working to create a magical space for everyone in her community to enjoy.

07/09/2014

The deal will connect Pole Mountain to two adjacent preserves, Jenner Headlands (pictured) and Little Black Mountain. (Photo by Ryan DiGaudio/PRBO/Creative Commons)

Sonoma County’s Highest Peak Protected Under New $2.3 Million Deal

Pole Mountain, Sonoma County’s highest peak, will be protected and preserved for public use as part of a $2.3 million sale to the Sonoma Land Trust.

07/01/2014

Yosemite National Park spans part of the Sierra Nevada mountain range.  (Photo by David McNeil /Newsmakers)

Our Favorite Quotes About Yosemite – 150 Years After Federal Protection

Yosemite became the first wildland in the nation protected for all-time 150 years ago when President Abraham Lincoln signed the Yosemite Grant Act, protecting the Valley and Mariposa grove. Later, in 1890, it became a national park. Over the last 150 years the park has played host to a number of dignitaries and celebrities – as well as about 4 million regular visitors a year.

06/30/2014

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Wildfire In Marin County Samuel P. Taylor State Park 50 Percent Contained

A 35-acre wildfire burning in Samuel P. Taylor State Park in west Marin County is 50 percent contained as of Thursday afternoon, a Marin County Fire Department battalion chief said.

06/12/2014

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