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U.S. Files $1.2 Billion Penalty Against Toyota In Stuck Accelerator Investigation

The U.S. government announced a $1.2 billion settlement with Toyota Motor Corp. on Wednesday and filed a criminal charge alleging the company defrauded consumers by issuing misleading statements about safety issues in Toyota and Lexus vehicles. The penalty is the largest of its kind ever imposed on an auto company, the Justice Department said.

03/19/2014

A dolphin spotted in San Francisco Bay (CBS)

Dolphin Found Swimming In Circles In South San Francisco Slough

CBS 5’s Ken Bastida confirms that the animal is not trapped, and could leave the wide slough if he wants. Experts from the Marine Mammal Center in Sausalito came down Wednesday and said the behavior is not uncommon.

07/11/2012

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Hayward Firefighters Rescue Trapped Woman From U-Haul Truck

Crews were called to the 22000 block of Vermont Street at 11:44 a.m. to assist a 51-year-old woman who had somehow closed herself up inside the back of a U-Haul truck while loading it with her belongings, Capt. Thor Poulsen said.

07/11/2012

The kitten found inside the engine compartment of a Van in Santa Cruz (Santa Cruz County Animal Shelter)

Marin Kitten Survives 85-Mile Journey Inside Engine Compartment

Santa Cruz County Animal Shelter spokesman Todd Stosuy said the cat was probably looking to curl up someplace warm to sleep when it lodged itself inside the engine compartment of a van parked outside a Mill Valley McDonalds at 600 Redwood Highway.

03/22/2012

Firefighters pull a teenage boy out of a chimney at his home in Stockton, December 15, 2011. (CBS)

Stockton Teenager Out Past Curfew Found Stuck In Chimney

Stockton firefighters had to remove part of the chimney at a home Thursday in order to free a teenage boy who was stuck inside.

12/15/2011

A playground swing. (Michael Bradley/Getty Images)

$100 Bet Leaves Man Stuck In Vallejo Playground Swing

A 21-year-old Vallejo man was left hanging at a playground swing set overnight after he got stuck in the diaper-like seat for nine hours.

10/25/2011

A sea lion pup. (NOAA)

Tow Truck Saves Stuck Sea Lion In East Palo Alto

A sea lion found stuck in mud in an East Palo Alto creek was rescued Thursday night with the help of volunteers and a local towing company, a Marine Mammal Center spokeswoman said Friday.

CBS San Francisco–08/26/2011

Coast Guard

Coast Guard Rescues 3 Boaters Stuck In Petaluma River Mud

The Coast Guard rescued a three boaters when they got stuck in the mud in Petaluma River Friday afternoon.

CBS San Francisco–07/09/2011

Caleb Colmenero seen after being freed by San Jose firefighters (CBS)

SJ Firefighters Saw Stuck Toddler Free From Pickup Truck

Caleb Colmenero got his hand stuck in the bed of his father’s pickup Tuesday. His dad tried using dish soap to free him, but ended up calling for backup.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–02/09/2011

Barn owl

Snagged Owl Starves To Death In San Francisco

A San Francisco barn owl starved to death Friday after becoming tangled in debris and caught in a treetop, a WildRescue spokeswoman said.

CBS San Francisco–01/10/2011

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