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Berkeley Residents on the Hook for Some EPA-Mandated Sewer Repairs

September 2, 2014 | 2:26 pm

Berkeley Residents on the Hook for Some EPA-Mandated Sewer Repairs

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The EPA settlement requires Berkeley, Oakland and EBMUD to make repairs in their sewage lines.

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Napa Quake Forces Redrawing of Fault Maps

September 2, 2014 | 1:44 pm

Napa Quake Forces Redrawing of Fault Maps

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The bad news: There is likely far more shake potential in the Napa Valley than previously believed.

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PG&E’s $1.4 Billion San Bruno Fine: Huge But Less Than Expected

September 2, 2014 | 12:25 pm

PG&E’s $1.4 Billion San Bruno Fine: Huge But Less Than Expected

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The CPUC says the fine is the largest ever for safety-related issues.

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Jerry Brown Endorses Mike Honda Over Ro Khanna

September 2, 2014 | 12:03 pm

Jerry Brown Endorses Mike Honda Over Ro Khanna

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Another Democratic official lines up for the incumbent congressman from Silicon Valley.

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Happy Camp Complex Wildfire Threatens Hundreds of Homes

September 2, 2014 | 10:07 am

Happy Camp Complex Wildfire Threatens Hundreds of Homes

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The blaze has burned 100 square miles south of the Oregon border and is only 15 percent contained.

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Obama’s Approval Rating in California Hits New Low

September 2, 2014 | 8:53 am

Obama’s Approval Rating in California Hits New Low

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The latest Field Poll shows approval for Obama among voters in the state has fallen to 45 percent.

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Oakland Shop Focuses on LGBT Community

September 1, 2014 | 1:19 pm

Oakland Shop Focuses on LGBT Community

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A store that has become a hub for the LGBT community and people of color.

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3.5 Earthquake Hits Gilroy

September 1, 2014 | 9:31 am

3.5 Earthquake Hits Gilroy

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The shallow quake was felt as far north as Sunnyvale.

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San Francisco Bay Area Labor Day Parking and Transit Schedules

September 1, 2014 | 8:30 am

San Francisco Bay Area Labor Day Parking and Transit Schedules

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Parking rules in San Francisco, Oakland and San Jose, plus links to Bay Area transit schedules.

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Drought Myth-Busting: Why El Niño Is Never A Good Bet

September 1, 2014 | 8:15 am

Drought Myth-Busting: Why El Niño Is Never A Good Bet

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Despite its reputation, records show only the strongest El Niños produce a super soaking in N. California.

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