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Warnings

A home with a dead lawn stands in front of hills that are browned with dried grass on July 18, 2014 in Fremont, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

California Residents Can’t Be Fined For Allowing Lawns To Turn Brown During Drought

The bill signed by Governor Jerry Brown this week prohibits homeowner associations from penalizing residents who fail to water their lawns during the drought.

07/23/2014

A San Francisco Police patrol car (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

At Least 8 Arrested During SF ‘4/20′ Celebration

Among the thousands of people who gathered in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park near the Haight-Ashbury neighborhood for an unofficial celebration of all things marijuana Sunday, at least eight people were arrested for felonies, a police spokeswoman said.

04/20/2014

Police on the scene after high winds brought down a tree in Concord on November 21, 2013. (CBS)

2 Dead As High Winds Batter Bay Area; Thousands Without Power

Two people were killed Thursday in wind-related accidents in Oakland, a city that so far is bearing the brunt of extreme winds in the Bay Area that have left thousands without power, brought down trees and fueled fires throughout the region.

11/21/2013

Tent cabins at Curry Village in Yosemite National Park (CBS)

Up To 10,000 Yosemite Visitors At Risk Of Hantavirus

Up to 10,000 people who were guests in certain lodging cabins at Yosemite National Park might have been exposed to a deadly mouse-borne virus, park officials confirmed Friday.

08/31/2012

A deer mouse. (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

2 More Yosemite Visitors Get Hantavirus, 91 Cabins To Close

Two more Yosemite National Park visitors have been found with a mouse-borne virus blamed for the deaths of two people, bringing the total number of infections to six.

08/30/2012

Shuttered Solyndra headquarters (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Report Shows White House Ignored Warnings On Solyndra

Republicans investigating the federal government’s investment in a bankrupt solar panel manufacturer have concluded that the Obama administration ignored numerous red flags about the company’s financial viability, leaving taxpayers on the hook for more than $500 million.

08/02/2012

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San Francisco’s Sit-Lie Law Proves Successful In The Haight

The controversial San Francisco law has been enforced for six months, with mainly positive results.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–08/20/2011

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East San Jose Pit Bull Attack Prompts Warning To Residents

San Jose officials are handing out letters warning East San Jose residents about two pit bulls, who attacked a woman and her dog last week and are still on the loose.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–04/19/2011