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US President Barack Obama disembarks from Air Force One at San Francisco International Airport in San Francisco, California, on July 22, 2014.  (JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Draws Criticism For Continuing West Coast Fundraising Tour Amid International Crises

President Barack Obama continues his week long West Coast fundraising trip with two events in the Bay Area, but some political pundits say he should be more focused on pressing international issues.

07/23/2014

A propogation map shows the likely path of a tsunami from the June 23, 2014 Alaska earthquake. (NOAA)

West Coast Tsunami Threat Being Assessed After 8.0 Alaska Earthquake

The threat of a tsunami in California and the west coast was still being assessed Monday afternoon following an 8.0 earthquake off Alaska’s Aleutian Islands, according to officials.

06/23/2014

Drawing of the Presidio Officers' Club exterior courtesy Presidio.gov

Restoration Of Presidio’s Oldest Building Includes Event Centers, ‘Destination’ Restaurant

Restoration is underway at the oldest building in San Francisco’s historic Presidio. The major transformation at the Presidio Officers’ Club includes plans to turn it into a cultural and events center for the masses.

05/21/2014

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Narsai David: 20th Annual Pacific Coast Oyster Wine Competition

Which wine goes best with oysters? The 20th Annual Pacific Coast Oyster Wine Competition has named the winners and five are from California.

04/25/2014

Model of the Transbay Tower, to be named after Salesforce.com. (CBS)

Salesforce To Anchor 61-Story Transbay Tower In San Francisco; Tallest West Coast Building

A high-rise building under construction in San Francisco will be named for Salesforce.com and is expected to be the tallest building on the West Coast according to company officials who made an announcement Friday.

04/11/2014

The Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear plant in northeast Japan on Tuesday, March 15, 2011. (Credit: DigitalGlobe)

UC Berkeley Researchers Study Kelp For Possible Radiation From Japan Fukushima Plant

The project “Kelp Watch 2014″ hopes to determine the extent of radioactive contamination of the state’s kelp forest from the Fukushima nuclear power plant disaster in 2011.

02/06/2014

Tupac Shakur (credit: Last.FM)

Tupac Shakur Biopic To Be Filmed In 2014

A new biopic on slain Oakland rapper Tupac Shakur is in the works. he film will be executive produced by Shakur’s mother, Afeni Shakur…

09/19/2013

Fishing boats crash into one another as tsunami surges from Japan earthquake slam into the harbor, Crescent City

$60.4B Proposed Federal Aid May Include Money For Tsunami Clean Up

A proposed $60.4 billion federal disaster aid package includes money for marine debris removal. But it’s not clear how much might go toward clearing West Coast beaches of debris from the 2011 Japan earthquake and tsunami.

12/13/2012

GOP Vice-Presidential nominee Paul Ryan (center) on the balcony of a Danville home during a breakfast fundraiser, Saturday, September 8, 2012.

GOP VP Nominee Ryan Ends Bay Area Tour With Fresno Fundraiser

Republican vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan was in Fresno Saturday night at a fundraising dinner. Earlier, he made two stops in the San Francisco Bay area.

09/08/2012

The rare 10 May annular eclipse appears over Cleveland, Ohio showing the annulus, a thin 'ring of fire,' produced because the sun is never completely covered.  (Jeff Haynes/AFP/Getty Images)

Rare ‘Ring Of Fire’ Eclipse Expected In California Sunday

Bay Area sky watchers are in for a rare treat this weekend. After almost two decades, a “ring of fire” eclipse will be visible in the continental United States.

05/18/2012

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