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Sprinklers water the lawns of a new housing development July 28, 2005 in Hesperia, California. California's demand for water will jump by 40 percent over the next 25 years according to a study released this week by the Public Policy Institute of California. Half of all the water used by inland homeowners, where growth is booming, goes to irrigating yards, compared to one third or less in the cooler coastal regions. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

East Bay Water Customers Hit With Mandatory Cutbacks Because Of Drought

In a 4-1 vote, the Alameda County Water District – which serves Fremont, Newark and Union City – voted to declare a water shortage emergency, forcing mandatory water restrictions on its 350,000 customers.

03/14/2014

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Small Quake Hits Along Hayward Fault Near Union City

A small quake registering 2.8 hit near Union City, along the Hayward Fault at 1:38 p.m. Friday afternoon, according to U.S. Geological Survey seismographs.

03/07/2014

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Woman Robbed At Gunpoint, Forced Into Car Before Sexual Assault In Union City

A female victim was held up at gunpoint outside a Union City Walmart store and then forced to drive to a secluded area where she was sexually assaulted on Saturday night, police said.

02/13/2014

Chopper 5 over a two-alarm fire that gutted this home on San Pablo Way in Union City on December 23, 2013. (CBS)

Neighbors Save Christmas For Union City Family Displaced By Fire

After a house fire gutted a Union City family’s home and burned all of their presents less than two days before Christmas, neighbors and firefighters have stepped up to ensure that their festivities could still go on.

12/24/2013

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Union City Police Nab Suspect In Series Of Indecent Exposure Incidents

Police have arrested a man suspected in a series of indecent exposure incidents in Union City parks over the past year.

11/02/2013

Firefighters in Union City battle a 2-alarm warehouse blaze. (CBS)

Firefighters Battle 2-Alarm Blaze Inside Union City Warehouse

A two-alarm fire damaged a wholesale bakery in Union City early Wednesday morning, an Alameda County fire spokeswoman said.

10/30/2013

An armed parolee was shot and killed by Union City Police. (CBS)

Union City Police Officer Shoots, Kills Armed Parolee

A Union City police officer fatally shot an armed suspect, who was out on parole, with a pipe at a residence in on Monday night, police said.

10/22/2013

Seats on a BART train. (CBS)

BART Asking For Feedback On Future Seats

Commuters weighed in on everything from cushion comfort to arm rests to lumbar support at the Union City BART station Monday afternoon. The transit system put three “realistic seat prototypes” on display and solicited feedback from BART patrons in advance of the fleet overhaul expected to take place several years from now.

10/08/2013

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Fremont Teacher Arrested For Allegedly Molesting Girl On High School Campus

Police arrested a teacher on Friday for allegedly molesting a student at John F. Kennedy High School in Fremont.

10/08/2013

San Francisco firefighters stand at attention during a memorial ceremony commemorating 9/11 victims, September 11, 2013. (CBS)

Bay Area Cities Honor 9/11 Victims, First Responders

Remembrances and moments of silence were held around the Bay Area as people reflected on the twelfth anniversary of the attacks on September 11th, 2001.

09/11/2013

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