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IPCC: Climate Change Is Taking a Growing Toll in California

April 1, 2014 | 12:42 pm

IPCC: Climate Change Is Taking a Growing Toll in California

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The latest U.N. report includes recommendations for how the state might try to adapt. …read more

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News Pix: Mission Bay Fire, Fighting For Rare Redwood and Cat Cafe Debut

March 14, 2014 | 12:32 pm

News Pix: Mission Bay Fire, Fighting For Rare Redwood and Cat Cafe Debut

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The week’s news in photos from around the Bay.

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San Francisco Firefighters Mopping Up Massive Mission Bay Blaze

March 12, 2014 | 9:10 am

San Francisco Firefighters Mopping Up Massive Mission Bay Blaze

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Five-alarm blaze guts sprawling apartment complex under construction near UCSF campus and AT&T Park.

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News Pix: Bayview Fire, Dalai Lama Visits, and Wastewater For Cows?

February 28, 2014 | 12:56 pm

News Pix: Bayview Fire, Dalai Lama Visits, and Wastewater For Cows?

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The news in photos from around the Bay.

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San Francisco Firefighters Control Three-Alarm Bayview Blaze

February 24, 2014 | 1:20 pm

San Francisco Firefighters Control Three-Alarm Bayview Blaze

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Blaze in industrial district produces smoke plume visible through much of Bay Area.

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California Drought Update: Firefighters Get Upper Hand in North State Blazes

January 9, 2014 | 1:45 pm

California Drought Update: Firefighters Get Upper Hand in North State Blazes

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Rare winter wildfires flare up in N. California. Drought conditions prompt action in Sacramento area.

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In San Francisco, Chinese Consulate Says Arsonist Caused Blaze

January 2, 2014 | 2:36 pm

In San Francisco, Chinese Consulate Says Arsonist Caused Blaze

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The FBI says the fire was not an act of terrorism but a criminal matter.

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Fire Update: Homecoming for Big Sur Evacuees

December 24, 2013 | 11:00 am

Fire Update: Homecoming for Big Sur Evacuees

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Residents are returning to their homes as crews continue “mopping up” the wildfire that destroyed at least 34 homes.

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Firefighters Continue Battle Against Big Sur Blaze

December 17, 2013 | 12:00 pm

Firefighters Continue Battle Against Big Sur Blaze

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About 15 homes have been destroyed as unusual late-season blaze slowly spreads in rugged countryside.

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Federal Report on Chevron Fire Recommends Overhaul of Safety Regulations

December 16, 2013 | 5:35 pm

Federal Report on Chevron Fire Recommends Overhaul of Safety Regulations

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The US Chemical Safety Board released its report on the 2012 Chevron fire today, calling for massive overhaul and reform.

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