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A 2-alarm fire damaged a vacant building in Oakland. (CBS)

Oakland Failing To Collect Nearly $1M In Fines From Homeowners For Fire Hazards

A new grand jury report blames Oakland fire inspectors for failing to collect nearly a million dollars in fire hazard fines from homeowners during what could be one of the worst fire seasons in years.

06/23/2014

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Goats To Trim Hillsides Of San Francisco’s Twin Peaks In Prep For Pride Weekend

Four-legged gardeners will assist with weed mitigation this weekend on San Francisco’s Twin Peaks hillside in preparation for Pride Weekend, according to public works officials.

06/22/2014

Laura Prepon (credit:  Jesse Grant/Getty Images)

Why Prepon’s ‘Orange’ Role For Netflix Scared Her

Laura Prepon felt intimidated by her role on the new Netflix series “Orange Is the New Black.” But that turned out to be a good thing…

07/19/2013

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Bay Area Firefighters Concerned As Wildfire Season Begins

There is a concern among Bay Area fire officials that the late season wet weather could cause problems this fire season.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–06/13/2011

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State To Combat Invasive Weed Choking Contra Costa Delta

Boaters and swimmers in the Sacramento-San Joaquin River Delta are finally getting some help from the state in removing a non-native plant that is flourishing uncontrollably.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–03/16/2011