San Francisco Bay Area

Generic image of road damage after Napa Earthquake. (Photo: Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty Images)

Earthquake Study Finds Fault Between Napa, Fairfield Primed For Magnitude-7.1 Temblor

They include the little-known Green Valley fault, which lies near key dams and aqueducts northeast of San Francisco. Underestimated by geologists until now, the fault running between the cities of Napa and Fairfield is primed for a magnitude-7.1 quake, according to researchers from the U.S. Geological Survey and San Francisco State University.

10/13/2014

The cougar when it was caught back in Mountain View in May. (Credit: Mountain View Police)

Known Cougar Killed On San Francisco-Area Freeway

The large male cougar that rattled nerves when it spent much of a day behind a hedge in a Mountain View neighborhood earlier this year was struck and killed by a car on a San Francisco Bay Area freeway.

10/10/2014

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Next Earthquake Could Unleash Tsunami-Like Wave On Davis If Dam Fails

That’s because while the Napa earthquake alleviated pressure on one fault line, it may have added pressure to others nearby, including the Berryessa Fault which runs directory under the Berryessa Dam.

08/25/2014

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Napa Earthquake Raises Concerns About Sacramento’s Levees

Residents along Garden Highway that CBS13 spoke to on Monday say they’re concerned about whether or not the levee will hold during an earthquake like the magnitude-6.0 that shook Napa.

08/25/2014

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Cal EPA: Fresno Holds 15 Of Top 20 Most Disadvantaged Areas In State

A statewide survey released Thursday ranks Fresno and other Central Valley communities as the most disadvantaged areas in California when it comes to challenges ranging from polluted water to joblessness.

08/14/2014

Hidden Cash's teaser for its hunt at a SoCal beach. (Credit: @HiddenCash)

@HiddenCash To Pay For Park Trampled By Money Hunt

When the man with the Twitter handle @HiddenCash moved his scavenger hunt to Whittier, California, a thousand people trampled through Penn Park seeking free money.

07/16/2014

A M4A3E2 “Sherman Jumbo," one of the tanks up for auction. (Source: Auctions America)

Tanks And Military Vehicles Auction Rakes In $10.24M

Collectors from around the world have snapped up more than 100 tanks and other military vehicles amassed by a Silicon Valley engineer, auction officials said Sunday.

07/13/2014

File photo of a gavel. (Getty Images)

Jury Rejects Civil Rights Lawsuit In Shooting Death Of Oscar Grant

A jury rejected a civil rights lawsuit on Tuesday filed by the father of an unarmed man who was shot and killed by a transit officer at a San Francisco Bay Area train station.

07/01/2014

File photo of a Bentley GTC convertible (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images for Rand Luxury)

$200,000 Bentley Stolen Off Street In Palo Alto

Police in the San Francisco Bay Area city of Palo Alto are on the lookout for a roughly $200,000 Bentley that was stolen sometime after its owner left it parked on a street in May.

07/01/2014

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Prostitution Advocates Say MyRedbook.com Shutdown Will Just Send Women To Streets

“The people that advertise is about consenting sex between adults and there’s no proof those ads encourage trafficking or promote trafficking,” Rachel West said.

06/26/2014

Authorities are questioning 23-year-old Sara Kreuger in the death of her 3-year-old daughter. (Napa Police Dept. photo)

Police In California Detain Mother Of Dead 3-Year-Old

Authorities are investigating the child’s death as a homicide. The girl was found dead in her bed during a child welfare check by police.

02/02/2014

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Autopsy: BART Officer Died Of Gunshot Wound To Chest

An autopsy has revealed that a San Francisco Bay Area transit officer who was shot and killed by a fellow officer died of a single gunshot wound to the chest.

01/23/2014

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