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A view looking east toward man-made islands of the Lake Merritt Bird Sanctuary. The Bellevue-Staten apartment building is in view, and the Oakland/Piedmont Hills are in the background. (Wikipedia)

Report: Thousands Of Oakland Apartments Could Collapse In A Major Earthquake

The report found 22,000 rental units are at risk of failure. One out of 10 renters in Oakland lives in such a dwelling.

10/18/2014

A teen drinks a large soda.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

UCSF Study Links Soda To Premature Aging, Disease, Early Death

The first-of-its-kind study suggests that soda may be aging us, in ways we are not even aware of.

10/18/2014

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TSA Studies Plan To Screen Baggage Based On Passenger’s Security Risk

The TSA is studying plans to give luggage different levels of screening depending on the passenger.

06/08/2014

A possible funnel cloud was photographed near Davis on June 1, 2011. (Photo by Lauren Melcher)

Erratic Storm Cells Create Tornado Risk In Bay Area

Unstable weather Tuesday created the possibility of a rare Tornado touching down in the Bay Area.

04/01/2014

Flames seen from above the Wye wildfire in Lake County. (CBS)

California Facing Dangerous Wildfire Season

Authorities have said that California is facing a dangerous wildfire season due to a dry winter that has left the normally green hills of spring parched and tinder-dry.

04/25/2013

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State Unveils New South Bay Quake Danger Maps

The California Department of Conservation has released a map for local government officials to see what areas in San Jose and Santa Clara County are vulnerable to earthquakes and where to take precautions when planning construction projects, a spokesman said.

11/02/2012

Health supplements fill the shelves of Whole Food Market (Bruno Vincent/Getty Images)

HealthWatch: Study Finds Multivitamins May Lower Cancer Risk In Men

America’s favorite dietary supplements, multivitamins, modestly lowered the risk for cancer in healthy male doctors who took them for more than a decade, the first large study to test these pills has found.

10/17/2012

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ConsumerWatch: How Ready Are You For A Big Quake?

Over 60 percent of Californians are not prepared for a large-scale earthquake, according to the California Earthquake Preparedness Survey.

03/05/2012

A cat toy that has raised concerns over its blue light. (CBS)

ConsumerWatch: Dentist Uncovers Danger In Halloween Cat Toy

Halloween is one week away, and it’s not just the masks and costumes that are scaring people. A popular toy on many Bay Area shelves has been a cause for concern for some local residents.

10/25/2011

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HealthWatch: Study Finds Red Meat Eaters At Higher Diabetes Risk

Harvard researchers have found a strong association between eating red meat and an increased risk of type 2 diabetes.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–08/10/2011

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