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Customers walk out of a Sears store. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Oakland Could Say Goodbye To Sears; Plans For Uptown Redevelopment In Limbo

Oakland may be a step closer to biding farewell to its last remaining major downtown retailer. However, a deal to redevelop the old Sears building in Uptown into housing, a hotel and various retail outlets has fallen through.

04/04/2014

Oakland Police Department patrol car. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Teenager Killed , Man Injured In Oakland Shootings

Oakland Police Department says a 17-year-old is dead and a 22-year-old is recovering from a gunshot wound to his leg in a pair of shootings early Monday.

03/31/2014

People were seen fleeing this crash scene into a bar at 17th Street and Telegraph Avenue in Oakland. (CBS)

Drivers Flee After Separate Car-Into-Building Incidents In Oakland, SF

Oakland and San Francisco police are looking for hit-and-run suspects that involved is separate incidents in which vehicles were driven into buildings in both cities early Monday morning, police said.

03/31/2014

Original East Span to be Demolished

Demolition Of Old Bay Bridge Section To Cost An Extra $12.6 Million

The cost to demolish the old cantilevered eastern section of the Bay Bridge is on the rise, but Caltrans officials say they could be able to recoup some of the cost in the end.

03/24/2014

A KPIX 5 crew captured this video of Bakken crude oil getting unloaded from a train at a rail yard in Richmond. (CBS)

Rail Safety Of Bay Area Oil Shipments Doubted

Last summer’s oil train accident in Quebec that killed 47 people has lawmakers and others in the Bay Area concerned that it could happen here as volume of crude oil and other petroleum products arriving from North Dakota and Canada to local refineries is surging.

03/24/2014

Students at City College of San Francisco clash with police in front of Conlan Hall on March 13, 2014. (Anya Komisaryk)

Students Occupy City College Of SF Administration Building Hours After Standoff With Police

Student protesters are occupying the administration building at the City College of San Francisco after a clash with campus police on Thursday, involving a student being pepper sprayed and others subdued with batons, resulted in two arrests.

03/14/2014

Students in San Francisco being trained to be crossing guards on March 3, 2014. (Commodore Sloat Elementary School)

Parents Behave Better With Children As Crossing Guards, SF Schools Roll Out Kid Patrols

The new program, implemented Monday at Commodore Sloat Elementary School, comes following a rash of vehicle versus pedestrian collisions in San Francisco over the past year, several of which were fatal.

03/03/2014

Mud Cracks

Drought Likely To Take Toll On Central Valley Employment Numbers

As water supplies shrink due to the ongoing drought—the driest in the California’s recorded history—unemployment in the Central Valley’s agricultural industry is predicted to rise.

02/03/2014

(JEAN-PIERRE CLATOT/AFP/GettyImages)

Small Storm Expected To Bring Rain Back To Bay Area This Week

Rain is expected to reach the Bay Area later on Wednesday and last into Thursday but it may hardly be worth grabbing for an umbrella for as the National Weather Service said it will not be much.

01/27/2014

(Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

3 Injured, 10 Displaced After Escaping San Francisco Apartment Fire

Three people were injured and 10 displaced in a structure fire in San Francisco’s Silver Terrace neighborhood early Friday morning, fire officials said.

01/17/2014

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