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Two Police Shootings in Oakland Within 18 Hours

January 22, 2014 | 6:38 pm

Two Police Shootings in Oakland Within 18 Hours

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The two new fatalities are the latest in a string of violent confrontations involving the CHP in Oakland.

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CHP Chopper Crew Rescues Hang-Glider Pilot Who Crashed Near Milpitas

January 8, 2014 | 7:04 am

CHP Chopper Crew Rescues Hang-Glider Pilot Who Crashed Near Milpitas

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Helicopter was needed to reach pilot who had crashed during a flight over South Bay hills.

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Memorial for Those Who Died on Old Bay Bridge Span

November 8, 2013 | 3:28 pm

Memorial for Those Who Died on Old Bay Bridge Span

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CHP and anti-drunk-driving group sponsor event for those who lost family members in bridge crashes.

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Willits Tree-Sitter Resumes Highway Bypass Protest on the Ground

April 4, 2013 | 3:48 pm

Willits Tree-Sitter Resumes Highway Bypass Protest on the Ground

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by Deborah Svoboda Warbler might be back on the ground, but she is continuing her hunger strike and says this fight is not over. California Highway Patrol officers on Tuesday used cherry pickers to nab Warbler and other tree-sitters who were trying to block the construction of a Highway 101 bypass around the town of […]

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March 22, 2013 | 8:21 am

Highway 101 Reopens at Sausalito After Boulders Are Cleared

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Tumbling rocks smashed into cars traveling on Highway 101 near Sausalito Friday morning. Here’s the report from Bay City News: BCN—All lanes of southbound U.S. Highway 101 have reopened near Sausalito after boulders fell onto the roadway early this morning, according  to the California Highway Patrol. The CHP received reports shortly before 4:50 a.m. of […]

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Arrests Reported in Tree-Sitting Bypass Protest

March 21, 2013 | 12:22 pm

Arrests Reported in Tree-Sitting Bypass Protest

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From her vantage point in a ponderosa pine, Amanda Senseman—better known as Warbler—can see for miles. Thursday morning she spotted something that made her angry: California Highway Patrol officers arresting folks who share her opposition to a Highway 101 bypass. Warbler said at least one of the protesters was chanting support for the tree sitter, […]

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