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Navy Blue Angels F/A-18 Hornet (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Mayor Ed Lee Announces Return of The Blue Angels To Fleet Week 2014

Mayor Lee also points out the importance of disaster preparedness…

09/10/2014

Photo Credit: ameliaclaire.com

East Bay Cobbler Practicing Dying Art That Helps Shoe Shoppers Save Money

Americans toss out about 300 million pairs of shoes each year, because it’s often cheaper to buy a new pair than repair an old pair of shoes.

08/05/2014

49ers Levis Stadium (CBS)

Fans Flock To 49ers 1st Training Camp At New Levi’s Stadium In Santa Clara

Colin Kaepernick cradled his 8-month-old nephew, Ezekiel, in his arms, then lifted him into the air, gently bouncing him up and down.

08/04/2014

A diamond and gold dog collar modelled by Richie (with Flo). Harrods department store on November 29, 2007 in London, England.  (Photo by Rosie Greenway/Getty Images)

Animal Update: Positive Reinforcement Trumps Prong Collars When Leash-Training Dogs

Some dog owners use prong collars in order to get their pets to obey, but some animal experts are not encouraging their use and provide alternatives to the “medieval” training device.

08/04/2014

CHP Canine graduates ready for their new jobs with the Golden Gate Division. (CHP)

Meet The Class of 2014 CHP Police Dog Graduates

It was an afternoon of pomp and ceremony as three canines joined the ranks of the California Highway Patrol’s Golden Gate Division, Saturday.

07/26/2014

A San Jose Police patrol car. (CBS)

San Jose Police Department To Get Boost From Community Service Officer Program

25 recruits began their training this week as part of the city’s first-ever Community Service Officer program.

07/23/2014

An Oakland firefighter was critically injured when a truck he was driving overturned during a training drill on an Oakland International Airport tarmac. (CBS)

Firefighter Critically Injured During Training Drill On Oakland Airport Tarmac

An Oakland firefighter was critically injured when a truck he was driving overturned during a training drill on an Oakland International Airport tarmac Tuesday, city officials said.

06/24/2014

A sign is posted outside of the Twitter headquarters on October 25, 2013 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Twitter Announces Partnership With San Francisco Non-Profit To Teach Tech Skills To Low-Income Families

Twitter is joining forces with a San Francisco non-profit organization to teach tech skills to local homeless and low-income families.

05/13/2014

Southland Mall in Hayward.

Law Enforcement Agencies Practice Terrorism, Mall Shooting Drills Inside Hayward Shopping Center

People in Hayward may see police running around into the night at Southland Mall as the FBI held a drill.

05/08/2014

Christine Ponelle plays with her dogs Cholla and Puma at Bernal Heights Park (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Animal Update: Dominance And Dog Training Myths

We’ve all seen trainers use dominance and punishment training techniques with dogs, but Dr. Jennifer Scarlett from the San Francisco SPCA explains why this kind of training may be outdated.

04/14/2014

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