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An inspection tag marking a structure as unsafe following the Loma Prieta Earthquake. (CBS)

Napa Quake Serves As Wake-Up Call To Thousands Of Un-Screened Soft Story Buildings In San Francisco

San Francisco’s Department of Building Inspection is hoping that the Napa earthquake will be a wakeup call for owners of 2,000 soft story apartment buildings that have not been screened for seismic safety.

08/25/2014

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NHTSA Making It Easier For Drivers To See If Their Car’s Been Recalled

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is making it easier for car owners to check if their car has been recalled.

08/21/2014

A view of the dashboard in a new Tesla Model S car at a Tesla showroom on November 5, 2013 in Palo Alto. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Government To Require Automobile Smart Technology That Allows Cars To Sense Impending Collisions

Vehicles equipped with the safety technology could prevent thousands of crashes a year…

08/18/2014

Surfers prepare to go into the water at Ocean Beach on June 21, 2011 in San Francisco, California. On the first day of summer, the San Francisco Bay Area is experience its first heat wave of the season with temperatures in the 70's at the coast and up to 100 degrees in the inland areas. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Francisco Mobile App Measures Beaches’ Bacteria Safety Levels

A new mobile device app has been developed that lets people know if it is safe to go into the water at San Francisco beaches.

08/13/2014

The new safety ramps implemented at San Francisco International Airport. (Holly Quan/CBS)

SFO Runways To Reopen This Weekend After Safety Ramps Implemented

Runways 1L and 1R were closed in May to implement the federally mandated Runway Safety Area improvements at San Francisco International Airport.

08/07/2014

Flames and a smoke plume rise from the massive fire in a residential neighborhood September 9, 2010 in San Bruno. (Getty Images)

Judge Allows Shareholders’ Lawsuit Against PG&E Continue

A San Mateo County Superior Court judge Monday lifted a stay on a shareholders’ lawsuit that accuses PG&E Co. officers and directors of violating their fiduciary duty by allegedly failing to prevent safety violations that led to a fatal pipeline explosion in San Bruno in 2010.

08/05/2014

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Safety Measures Leading To More Kids Left In Hot Cars?

It’s every busy parent’s worst nightmare – the morning rush to get out the door and get to work, only to realize hours later your child is not at day care but instead strapped into the car seat right where you left her, sweltering in the back seat of a hot car.

07/31/2014

A law enforcement official runs towards a massive fire in a residential neighborhood September 9, 2010 in San Bruno. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

PG&E Charged With Obstruction Of Probe Into Deadly San Bruno Explosion

A federal grand jury has indicted Pacific Gas and Electric Company for allegedly obstructing the federal investigation into the deadly San Bruno pipeline explosion.

07/29/2014

Cars drive drive along U.S. 101 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Mayor Lee Signs $500 Million Bond For Transportation Improvements In San Francisco

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee signed a $500 million transportation infrastructure bond for the November ballot on Monday while also unveiling other initiatives for improving pedestrian safety in the city.

07/29/2014

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BART Police Begin Cracking Down On Homeless Sleeping, Lying Down Inside Stations

BART police have begun enforcing a ban on sleeping, lying down or sitting with legs extended at Powell Street Station Monday with plans to expand the ordinance to all BART stations, prompting many homeless people to move elsewhere.

07/22/2014

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