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Subcontractor in Mission Bay Fire Pushes Back Against City Penalty

June 16, 2014 | 2:16 pm

Subcontractor in Mission Bay Fire Pushes Back Against City Penalty

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Firm says Fire Department probe relied on possible mistranslation of a Chinese worker’s account.

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News Pix: California Mourns Santa Barbara Students and Maya Angelou

May 30, 2014 | 10:09 am

News Pix: California Mourns Santa Barbara Students and Maya Angelou

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The news in photos from around the Bay Area.

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Eight Firefighters Injured in Battle to Contain Blaze West of Yosemite

May 28, 2014 | 10:20 am

Eight Firefighters Injured in Battle to Contain Blaze West of Yosemite

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Fire burning near Lake McClure has covered a little more than a square mile since Monday afternoon.

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San Francisco Fire Department Issues Citation in Massive Mission Bay Blaze

May 9, 2014 | 2:03 pm

San Francisco Fire Department Issues Citation in Massive Mission Bay Blaze

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Penalty follows probe that found contractor may have failed to maintain a required watch on ‘hot work.’

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News Pix: Warrior Stadium Deal, Delivering Mail by Boat and Sand Art

April 25, 2014 | 11:34 am

News Pix: Warrior Stadium Deal, Delivering Mail by Boat and Sand Art

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The news in photos from around the Bay Area.

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News Pix: New BART Cars, Berkeley Fire and Modern Art in Silicon Valley

April 18, 2014 | 11:30 am

News Pix: New BART Cars, Berkeley Fire and Modern Art in Silicon Valley

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This week’s news in photos from around the Bay Area.

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SF Fire Dept: Mission Bay Blaze Accidental, $40 Million in Damage

April 15, 2014 | 11:30 am

SF Fire Dept: Mission Bay Blaze Accidental, $40 Million in Damage

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Preliminary report on the massive March 11 fire says it was ignited by ‘hot or smoldering object.’

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West Berkeley Fire Destroys Artisan Businesses

April 14, 2014 | 12:20 pm

West Berkeley Fire Destroys Artisan Businesses

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Huge five-alarm Saturday night blaze wiped out the livelihoods of more than 20 people.

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California Wildfire Study: Spend on Prevention to Save on Disasters

April 13, 2014 | 8:00 am

California Wildfire Study: Spend on Prevention to Save on Disasters

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Better forest management could shrink future wildfires and save hundreds of millions of dollars. Read more …

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As Policing Technology in California Advances, So Do Privacy Concerns

April 10, 2014 | 7:00 am

As Policing Technology in California Advances, So Do Privacy Concerns

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Profusion of new devices lets law enforcement gather data about personal lives of law-abiding citizens.

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