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Reclaimed Water Keeping Lawns, Medians, Parks Watered During Drought In Dublin-San Ramon Area

Even in the vehemently eco-friendly Bay Area, we still flush our toilets with drinking water. But, two cities in the East Bay are making sure the water getting flushed down the drain doesn’t go to waste.

08/14/2014

One of several Lake County homes damaged by moving earth. (CBS)

Broken Pipes May Be To Blame For Sinkhole Swallowing Lake County Homes

Homeowners in Lakeport, just above Clear Lake, finally have a possible explanation as to why the land around them is slipping away, leaving broken and vacant houses behind.

05/14/2013

Smoke rises from the Richmond Chevron refinery fire (CBS)

Pipes At Chevron Refinery In Richmond Showed Major Corrosion

Federal investigators continue to look into what caused last month’s fire at the Richmond refinery.

09/12/2012

Bleachers damaged by metal thieves at San Francisco’s Crocker-Amazon Park (CBS)

Metal Thieves Steal Bleachers, Irrigation Pipes From San Francisco Park

Metal thieves have hauled away aluminum bleachers and irrigation pipes from San Francisco’s Crocker-Amazon Park.

07/09/2012

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 Tree Gets Reprieve From Construction Project

The general manager of the San Francisco Public Utilities Commission requested a halt Wednesday to construction around a centuries-old valley oak tree in San Mateo County while the agency considers alternatives to cutting it down.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–05/18/2011

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