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Hospira Symbiq infusion pump (Hospira)

Feds: Popular Intravenous Pump Can Be Hacked; Warning Issued To Hospitals

Federal agencies are sounding a warning over a widely-used medical device and its vulnerability to hackers.

08/03/2015

A sign posted in a San Francisco neighborhood warning of a sexual predator in the area. (Joe Vazquez)

Gropings Prompt ‘Rapist’ Warning Signs In San Francisco Neighborhoods

A sign posted in San Francisco’s North Beach neighborhood is warning women to be vigilant after several women were attacked in the area.

08/02/2015

ConocoPhillips refinery

Health Advisory Issued After Flare-Up At Phillips 66 Refinery in Rodeo

Hazardous materials officials lifted a health alert Sunday afternoon for the Rodeo community in Contra Costa County, a Contra Costa County hazmat official said.

08/02/2015

Drakes Bay, Point Reyes National Seashore (National Park Service)

Rip Currents Caused By Swell Prompts Warning For Beachgoers

The National Weather Service is warning beachgoers of hazardous conditions such as rip currents along south facing beaches in Marin and Santa Cruz counties.

07/29/2015

A magnitude 6.3 earthquake hit Alaska Tuesday. (7/28/15 - USGS)

Magnitude 6.3 Earthquake Hits Alaska

A magnitude 6.3 earthquake struck in Alaska Tuesday evening, but there was no immediate tsunami threat.

07/28/2015

Soda vending machine (PAUL J.RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

San Francisco Board Of Supervisors Approve Health Warnings For Sugary Beverage Ads

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors unanimously approved legislation Tuesday that aims to educate consumers about the potential health problems associated with consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages as well as limit advertising and sales of such products on public property.

06/09/2015

Soda vending machine (PAUL J.RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

San Francisco Supervisor Battles Big Soda With New Round Of Legislation

On Monday, San Francisco’s Land Use Committee will get its first look at three pieces of legislation, introduced by Supervisor Scott Wiener that would make it harder to get sugary drinks.

06/01/2015

Fire danger warnings left for residents in Contra Costa County. (CBS)

Fire Official: Let Lawns Die But Water Trees During Drought

Warning letters have gone out to residents in Contra Costa County with a vegetation abatement deadline of May 31st as the fire season approaches, but firefighters say it’s the drought that will make their job even tougher this year.

05/04/2015

A gray whale's flukes. (OMAR TORRES/AFP/Getty Images)

Expected Influx Of Whales Prompts Warning For Bay Area Boaters To Keep Their Distance

Boaters have been asked to keep their distance away from an influx of whales expected to migrate through Bay Area waters for the next few months, according to National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration officials.

04/15/2015

A USGS map of an earthquake that hit Papua New Guinea. (Source: USGS)

Magnitude 7.7 Earthquake In Papua New Guinea Prompts Tsunami Warning

The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 7.7 earthquake has struck in Papua New Guinea. The earthquake prompted a tsunami warning.

03/29/2015

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