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Bay Area Rapid Transit police officer Jason Ledford patrols with his bomb-sniffing dog Andy while on aboard a BART train August 11, 2005 in Oakland, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

BART, Other Transit Agencies Beef Up Security After Word Of Alleged Plot By ISIS To Attack U.S. Subways

BART police said they have increased patrols, including the use of K-9 teams. Muni is doing the same on its platforms and trains.

09/25/2014

Crews patrol the Oakland hills on Wednesday, June 18, 2014 following a series of fires on Tuesday afternoon. (Holly Quan/CBS)

Oakland Fire Crews Monitor Hills After Series Of Small Blazes Deemed Suspicious

Crews have been patrolling the Dimond Canyon Park area, after five fires deemed suspicious broke out in the area on Tuesday afternoon.

06/18/2014

A Russian Tupolev Tu-95 long-range strategic bomber. (UK Ministry of Defence/Wikimedia Commons)

Moscow Dismisses U.S. Concerns Over Russian Military Flights Along California Coast

Russia has dismissed comments by the commander of U.S. air forces in the Pacific linking Russian military flights near the California coast and the island of Guam as a show of force over the Ukraine crisis.

05/09/2014

Stabbing

2 Hospitalized After Golden Gate Park Stabbing

Police said they have increased patrols in the area because of the quality of life issues.

08/01/2013

Coast Guard crew members aboard a HH-65C Dolphin helicopter. (U.S. Coast Guard via Getty Images)

Phil Matier: Bay Area Lawmaker Concerned About Coast Guard Cutting Bridge Patrols

East Bay Congressman Eric Swalwell said he’s tired of the “whack-a-mole” approaching to trying to fix the budget.

05/01/2013

San Jose Police Car (CBS)

San Jose Council Member Calls For More Police Officers On Patrol

Given the San Jose Police Department’s staffing shortage and a recent rash of homicides in the city, a city councilmember is looking to put more than a dozen desk-bound officers back on the streets.

08/22/2012

Walnut Creek Police

Walnut Creek Increases Patrols In Downtown Area

This comes after nine people were arrested during late night skirmishes last weekend.

02/04/2012

Walnut Creek Police

Walnut Creek Police To Step Up Patrols After Weekend Brawls

In response to another weekend in which drunken brawls took center stage at a handful of downtown Walnut Creek bars, police are stepping up patrols in the area.

01/31/2012

Fire crews at the scene of one arson fire in Novato, January 8, 2012. (CBS)

Novato Police Step Up Patrols As Number of Arson Fires Grows

Authorities are searching for at least one person – if not more – believed responsible for lighting fires in grassy areas of Novato since the weekend.

01/09/2012

Jill Andrews, Assistant Curator of Primates at the San Francisco Zoo, holds beloved Banana-Sam during his physical examination on New Year’s Eve night upon his safe return to the Zoo.  (Photo Credit – San Francisco Zoo)

SF Zoo Security Increased Following Monkey Theft

Despite the safe return of Banana Sam, San Francisco Zoo officials have added security measures to ensure no other similar problems.

01/01/2012

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