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The Savannah-Chanelle tasting room. (

South Bay’s Top Wine Tasting Rooms

The South Bay’s wine region stretches from Gillroy to Half Moon Bay and boasts over 70 wineries. Explore the hidden and under-recognized region as we road trip to historical wineries and pop in to on some surprising newcomers to the wine scene.

CBS San Francisco–05/11/2012

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Driver Killed After Flipping Sedan On Highway 17 In Los Gatos

The California Highway Patrol has reopened all lanes on state Highway 17 after closures prompted by a fatal crash near Los Gatos Monday morning.


Illegal marijuana garden. Santa Clara Sheriffs are doing a large marijuana eradication project near Mt Madonna, Gilroy. (Santa Clara Sheriff)

Cal Fire Concerned Over Santa Cruz County Pot Farm Fire Hazards

Cal Fire is concerned about a growing number of marijuana gardens in Santa Cruz County, not because of the pot, but because of fire hazards associated with illegally clearing trees.


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Highway 17 In Santa Cruz County Reopened After Fatal Head-On Crash

A head-on crash on Highway 17 in unincorporated Santa Cruz County north of Scotts Valley Friday morning has left one person dead, according to the California Highway Patrol.


Mount Umunhum in the Santa Cruz Mountains (Al Reinig/CBS)

1000s Without Power After Windstorm In Santa Cruz Mountains

Thousands of people throughout the Santa Cruz Mountains remain without electricity as repair crews work on getting the power turned back on.


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Livermore Homes Burn Amid Destructive Bay Area Wind Storm

Strong gusts downed power lines all over the Bay Area, toppled several trees and knocked out power to thousands.


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Trees Downed In Santa Cruz Mountains To Prevent Sudden Oak Death

Hundreds of bay trees in the Santa Cruz Mountains are coming down this week in an effort to save oak trees in the region.


Map of landslides in California (California Geological Survey)

Several Bay Area Neighborhoods Ranked High Risk For Landslides

Calling it the first step in estimating potential losses from a major winter storm, the California Geological Survey has released its most detailed statewide map on landslide susceptibility, and the map labels several parts of the Bay Area as high hazard.


A rockslide in Scotts Valley off of Nelson Road near Skymeadow Lane. (CBS photo)

Santa Cruz Mountain Residents Make Do After Rock Slide

Neighbors in the 33 homes cut off by a rock slide on Nelson Road have tried to take the inconvenience in stride as rain hampered work to restore access to their mountain community.


A rockslide in Scotts Valley off of Nelson Road near Skymeadow Lane. (CBS photo)

Landslide Traps Families In Scotts Valley

A landslide in Scotts Valley was reported Monday off of Nelson Road near Skymeadow Lane and at least 20 families were stuck.

KPIX 5–03/21/2011