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Sunol

Young Farmer

New Generation Of Farmers Finds Purpose, Satisfaction Going Back To The Land

Young people are drawn to big cities and the latest technology these days but, here in the Bay Area, a new generation of farmers is working the land on the urban edge.

05/23/2014

Authorities on the scene of a big-rig fire on Interstate 680 near Sunol on September 5, 2013. (CBS)

Big-Rig Fire On I-680 Near Fremont Severely Burns Driver

A big-rig caught fire on Interstate Highway 680 just outside of Fremont Thursday night, badly burning the driver and sparking a small grass fire, according to the California Highway Patrol.

09/06/2013

Crews work to upright an overturned big rig on Interstate 680 in Sunol, August 16, 2013. (CBS)

Overturned Big-Rig Hauling Mail Cleared From I-680 In Sunol

All lanes have reopened on northbound Interstate Highway 680 in Sunol Friday afternoon, more than seven hours after a truck hauling mail tipped over, according to a California Highway Patrol officer.

08/16/2013

Chopper 5 over a wildfire near Sunol on June 15, 2012. (CBS)

Sunol Wildfire Contained

SUNOL (CBS / AP) — Fire officials said a brush fire burning in an unincorporated area of Alameda County has been contained. CalFire Battalion Chief Jim Crawford had said the fire consumed about 300 acres […]

06/16/2012

Chopper 5 over a wildfire near Sunol on June 15, 2012. (CBS)

Firefighters Battle Wildfire Near Sunol

Fire officials said a brush fire burning in an unincorporated area of Alameda County is 85 percent contained.

06/15/2012

Nadia Lockyer

Alameda Supervisors Choose Replacement For Lockyer’s Seat

The Alameda County Board of Supervisors voted 4-0 Monday to appoint former Union City Councilman Richard Valle to replace Nadia Lockyer, who resigned in April after only 15 months in office.

06/11/2012

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Sacramento High-Speed Chase Ends In East Bay Arrest

A Granite Bay woman allegedly led California Highway Patrol officers on a high-speed chase covering more than 100 miles Friday morning before she was finally stopped in Sunol, a CHP spokesman said.

03/09/2012

Mount Tamalpais

Best Bay Area Hiking Spots

When the treadmill at your local gym isn’t your forte, what better way to get some exercise than to take a hike and enjoy nature? The best things about living in the Bay Area are […]

CBS San Francisco–09/27/2011

Niles Canyon Road. (CBS)

Lawsuit Halts Niles Canyon Road Widening Project

A judge has told the Caltrans to stop construction on a project to widen Niles Canyon Road between Fremont to Sunol until a lawsuit filed by an environmental group is resolved.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–06/23/2011

Bay Area's First Express Toll Lane Coming to the 680

Thousands of East Bay commuters who drive the Sunol Grade on Interstate 680 will see a Northern California first in September, as solo drivers will get to use the carpool lane, for a price.

08/25/2010