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Yosemite National Park Remains Open As Rim Fire Continues In Burn On Park's Western Edge

U.S. Forest Service To Require News Media Buy Pricey Permits Before Taking Photos, Videos On Federal Lands

The U.S. Forest Service is finalizing new regulations that could change the landscape of media coverage of issues dealing with federally maintained wild land, requiring expensive permits before photography is allowed, and imposing hefty fines for news organizations that violate the process.

09/24/2014

A windmill at the Shiloh Wind Farm. (California Senate)

Solano County Wind Farm Receives First-Of-Its-Kind Permit To Allow Eagle Deaths

A Solano County wind farm will become the first in the nation to avoid prosecution if eagles are injured or die when they run into the giant turning blades, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service said Thursday.

06/26/2014

A food truck in the region. (CBS/ Getty Images)

Random Food Inspections Recommended For South Bay Food Trucks

A new report by the Santa Clara County Civil Grand Jury calls for more oversight of food truck operations and finds their regulations to be insufficient.

06/27/2013

Customers line up at a food truck. (Fred Dufour/AFP/GettyImages)

San Jose City Council Eases Restrictions On Food Trucks

The new ordinance makes it easier for vendors to sell fresh fruit and vegetables.

05/15/2013

A surveillance camera (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

SF Surveillance Camera Provision Prompts LGBT Privacy Concerns

Some businesses that are seeking liquor licenses in San Francisco are being told to install security cameras in order to get a permit, once again sparking a debate about privacy concerns.

04/04/2013

The owner of a gourmet food truck takes a customer order. (Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images)

KCBS Cover Story: Watching What You Eat – Part 3

In this KCBS Cover Story, the cleanliness of food trucks is put under the microscope, as more and more are popping up around the Bay Area.

10/24/2012

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San Francisco To Issue Up To 200 New Temporary Taxi Permits

The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency board of directors on Tuesday approved temporary permits that will allow up to 200 more taxis to operate on the city’s streets.

09/05/2012

Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Menlo Park City Council Approves Facebook Headquarters Expansion

The Menlo Park City Council has paved the way for Facebook to nearly double the number of employees at its headquarters in exchange for numerous investments the company has agreed to make in the community.

04/18/2012

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

More Taxis Coming To The Streets Of San Francisco

San Francisco is looking to improve taxi cab service and shorten wait times by issuing 50 new part-time cab permits on a trial basis.

02/07/2012

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Oakland Council Approves New Food Truck Regulations

The Oakland City Council on Tuesday night approved a pilot program that will allow clusters of mobile food vendors to do business in parts of the city.

12/07/2011

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