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A water geyser shoots from a broken fire hydrant near southbound Interstate 880 and 66th Avenue in Oakland, August 29, 2014. (CBS)

Fire Hydrant Break Sends Geyser Shooting 60 Feet High, Wasting Huge Amounts Of Water During Drought

A broken fire hydrant near southbound 880 and 66th Avenue in Oakland sent a geyser of water approximately 60 feet high.



Tow Truck Crash Leaves 3 Hurt In San Francisco’s South Of Market Area

Three people were injured in a crash in San Francisco’s South of Market district early Tuesday morning, a fire captain said.



ConsumerWatch: Drivers Towed In Foster City On July 4 Can Get Refunds

Customers of a Foster City shopping center who had their cars towed on the 4th of July can apply for refunds to cover the cost of their tow.



ConsumerWatch: July 4th Towing In Foster City Angers Drivers

More than 50 car owners are still upset over a massive July 4th towing operation at a Foster City shopping center.


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

AAA Offers Free Towing For Super Bowl Partygoers

AAA Northern California is offering free rides home to any Bay Area Super Bowl fans who drink too much to drive during Sunday’s football game

CBS San Francisco–02/06/2011

Prison bars, generic, crime

San Jose Tow Truck Driver Gets 14 Years For Bogus Lawsuit Scam

A tow truck driver was sentenced to 14-years in prison for filing bogus lawsuits against hundreds of people after hauling cars they no longer owned and charging fees for storage and towing.

CBS San Francisco–01/08/2011