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3-Alarm Fire Rages At Apartment Complex In SF’s Mission District

sanfrancisco.cbslocal.com — SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) - San Francisco firefighters are responding to an apartment complex fire in the Mission District Wednesday evening. The fire burning on 22nd Street between Bartlett and Mission streets went from two to three alarms at about 7:15 p.m. No other information was immediately available.
Jan 28, 2015

RT @CBSSF: No word yet if all residents were safely evacuated from 3-alarm SF Mission fire. LIVE VIDEO cbsloc.al/1z53Tq2 pic.twitter.com/SqgyfCKnql

Jan 28, 2015

RT @KCBSNews: RT @andria_borba: SFFD finally got ladder swung under MUNI wires & extended @CBSSF pic.twitter.com/IX8mqhs0mE http://t.co/BpgAOPK…

Jan 28, 2015

BREAKING: Raging 2-alarm fire burning in San Francisco's Mission District -- cbsloc.al/1z53Tq2 pic.twitter.com/fmqFSw7QIa @KCBSNews

Jan 28, 2015

RT @CBSSF: No word yet if all residents were safely evacuated from 3-alarm SF Mission fire. LIVE VIDEO cbsloc.al/1z53Tq2 pic.twitter.com/SqgyfCKnql

Raging 2-Alarm Fire Burning In SF’s Mission District

sanfrancisco.cbslocal.com — SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) - San Francisco firefighters are responding to a fire in the Mission District Wednesday evening. The fire burning on 22nd Street between Bartlett and Mission streets is at two alarms and could to go to three, according to a fire department dispatcher. No other information was immediately available.

Mutilated Body Found In Suitcase On Busy San Francisco Sidewalk

sanfrancisco.cbslocal.com — SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) - Police found a dismembered human body in a suitcase on a San Francisco sidewalk Wednesday evening. The discovery was made in the South of Market neighborhood Mission and 11th streets. Police were originally called to investigate a suspicious package at about 4:30 p.m.
Jan 29, 2015

RT @KCBSNews: Body found inside suitcase in SF was so mutilated, police couldn't figure out if it was a human being or an animal: cbsloc.al/1EQxELO

Jan 28, 2015

KPIX: Mutilated body found in suitcase in San Francisco - cbsloc.al/1A0ke0S

Jan 28, 2015

RT @KCBSNews: BREAKING: Dismembered body found in suitcase on busy San Francisco sidewalk -- cbsloc.al/1EQxELO

San Francisco Deputy Public Defender Detained For Intervening Between Police And Her Client

sanfrancisco.cbslocal.com — SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) - San Francisco's public defender has released a video showing police arresting a deputy public defender outside a courtroom for intervening in an interaction between police and her client.
Jan 28, 2015

RT @CBSSF: SF deputy public defender arrested for intervening between officer, client oak.ctx.ly/r/2ea3i pic.twitter.com/pJkmcvDBn0

Jan 28, 2015

RT @KCBSNews: SF deputy public defender arrested for intervening between officer, client oak.ctx.ly/r/2ea3k pic.twitter.com/Tw5zQ9j7WN

4-Alarm Fire Rages At Apartment Complex In SF’s Mission District

sanfrancisco.cbslocal.com — SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) - San Francisco firefighters are responding to an fire at an apartment complex in the Mission District Wednesday evening. The fire burning on 22nd Street between Bartlett and Mission streets went from three to four alarms at about 8 p.m.
Jan 29, 2015

RT @CBSSF: VIDEO: 1 dead, 5 hurt in 4-alarm fire at apartment complex in SF's Mission District -- cbsloc.al/1z53Tq2 pic.twitter.com/4Qs8OXrACw

Caught On Camera: Wells Fargo Smash ‘n’ Grab Gold Heist In SF

sanfrancisco.cbslocal.com — The FBI has released photos of the Wells Fargo Museum burglary in progress. News, Sports, Weather, Traffic and the Best of SF
Jan 28, 2015

RT @KCBSNews: See the surveillance photos of the Wells Fargo smash 'n' grab heist just released by the FBI. cbsloc.al/1CgwjzC

San Francisco Won’t See A Drop Of Rain In January

sanfrancisco.cbslocal.com — Tuesday's storm that brought some showers to Southern California completely bypassed the Bay Area, and there isn't any rain the forecast prior to kickoff of the Super Bowl this Sunday. That means San Francisco will go without measurable rain in January for the first time ever.
Jan 28, 2015

RT @CBSSF: For the first time on record, San Francisco won't see any rain in January. cbsloc.al/1CMSyw8 #CADrought

Jan 28, 2015

RT @CBSSF: For the first time on record, San Francisco won't see any rain in January. cbsloc.al/1CMSyw8 #CADrought

Dismembered Body Found In Suitcase On Busy San Francisco Sidewalk

sanfrancisco.cbslocal.com — SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) - Police found a dismembered body in a suitcase on a San Francisco sidewalk Wednesday evening. The discovery was made in the South of Market neighborhood Mission and 11th streets. No other information was immediately available. KPIX 5 and KCBS will be following this story for more details.
Jan 28, 2015

RT @KCBSNews: BREAKING: Dismembered body found in suitcase on busy San Francisco sidewalk -- cbsloc.al/1EQxELO

Rare Sierra Nevada Fox Spotted In Yosemite Park

sanfrancisco.cbslocal.com — SAN FRANCISCO (CBS/AP) - The first confirmed sighting of a rare Sierra Nevada red fox in Yosemite National Park in nearly a century has been confirmed by park officials. Park wildlife biologists who were on a backcountry trip to the far northern part of the park documented two sightings since early December.
Jan 28, 2015

hot take: foxes are the best animal RT @CBSSF: Rare Sierra Nevada fox spotted in Yosemite park cbsloc.al/1zZUZf2 pic.twitter.com/fwTFncVpZT

‘Who’s Your Daddy’ DNA Program May Make Shelter Dogs More Adoptable

sanfrancisco.cbslocal.com — Some people on the hunt for a new pet are willing to shell out big bucks for designer breed dogs like Labradoodles, Maltipoos and Puggles. To keep up with the trend, DNA tests are helping the Peninsula Humane Society and SPCA to invent their own breeds in order to get their mutts adopted.

East Bay Dispatchers Ask That Residents Stop Calling 911 When Facebook Goes Down

sanfrancisco.cbslocal.com — Following a surprising amount of phone calls to emergency services last night, East Bay dispatchers are requesting that local residents stop calling in to complain about social media networks becoming temporarily unavailable. Claycord.com reports that following a brief... News, Sports, Weather, Traffic and the Best of SF
Jan 28, 2015

Residents urged to stop calling 911 when Facebook goes down cbsloc.al/1DbqobQ

Jan 27, 2015

East Bay dispatchers ask residents to stop calling 911 when Fbook goes down, say it's not a matter of life or death cbsloc.al/1v19bTL

Jan 27, 2015

RT @CBSSF: 5 East Bay residents reportedly called 911 yesterday to see when Facebook would be back online cbsloc.al/15FTAgm pic.twitter.com/4HyG8if2O9

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5.7 Magnitude Earthquake Rattles Humboldt County Coast

sanfrancisco.cbslocal.com — FERNDALE, Humboldt County (CBS SF) - An 5.8 magnitude earthquake has hit a coastal area of Northern California. The quake hit just after 1:00 p.m. about 40 miles southwest of Eureka and 25 miles southwest of Ferndale, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. It was originally measured as a 5.1 magnitude earthquake.

24 Gooey Birds Released In Sausalito, Substance Still Remains A Mystery

sanfrancisco.cbslocal.com — SAUSALITO (CBS SF) - 24 seabirds that had been covered in a mysterious goo were returned to the wild on Wednesday in Sausalito. The birds have undergone expert medical stabilization, cleaning and re-waterproofing since they were discovered covered in a mysterious substance in parts of the East Bay earlier this month.

UC Berkeley Nobel Laureate, Laser Pioneer Charles Townes Dies At 99

sanfrancisco.cbslocal.com — BERKELEY (CBS SF) - Charles Hard Townes, a UC Berkeley emeritus professor who invented the laser and won the 1964 Nobel Prize in physics, died Tuesday at the age of 99. According to a statement from the university, Townes was in failing health and died on his way to the hospital.

Bay Area Venture Capitalists Look To Cash In On Booming Cannabis Industry

sanfrancisco.cbslocal.com — Doug Sovern Doug began his career as a copy boy at the New York Times, and then... SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS) - The burgeoning cannabis industry is creating quite a buzz, not just among people who like marijuana, but among Bay Area venture capitalists.
Jan 28, 2015

New meaning for "seed money" - We dropped by a VC conference in SF for #cannabis startups: oak.ctx.ly/r/2e4tm

F-18 Supersonic Jet Fighter Jet Buzzes Berkeley

sanfrancisco.cbslocal.com — by Brandon Mercer BERKELEY (CBS SF) - An F-18 Hornet Navy fighter jet buzzed Berkeley Tuesday, and created quite the buzz on Twitter. Many people wondered about the flight path. The Boeing F-18 Super Hornet is an extremely powerful twin-engine jetfighter often used on aircraft carriers.
Jan 28, 2015

Via Drudge, an F/A-18 over-flew Berkeley yesterday, per reports. Guess how that went: cbsloc.al/1y5LnK7

Berkeley Dollar Stores Replace Soda With Water Due To Sugary Drink Tax

sanfrancisco.cbslocal.com — BERKELEY (CBS SF) - Less than three months after Berkeley voters approved a tax on sugary drinks, two dollar stores have pulled sodas off store shelves. According to Berkeleyside, the Dollar Tree stores on Shattuck Avenue and San Pablo Avenue removed the soft drinks after Measure D went into effect at the start of the year.
Jan 28, 2015

Good job @BerkvsBigSoda! RT @bittman Newly-Enacted Sugary Drink Tax Forces Berkeley Stores To Replace Soda w/ Water: buff.ly/1uBsoFI

Jan 28, 2015

RT @bittman: Could this be better? Newly-Enacted Sugary Drink Tax Forces Berkeley Dollar Stores To Replace Soda With Water: buff.ly/1uBsoFI

Jan 28, 2015

Could this be better? Newly-Enacted Sugary Drink Tax Forces Berkeley Dollar Stores To Replace Soda With Water: buff.ly/1uBsoFI

From LA To Oakland, Police Cracking Down On ‘Sideshow’ Stunt Drivers

sanfrancisco.cbslocal.com — LOS ANGELES (CBS SF) - Los Angeles police are worried over a new trend in which drivers shut down busy freeways to attempt dangerous stunts. A video recently posted to Instagram shows a black pickup truck, shutting down what may be an LA freeway, in order to perform donuts and spin outs in the middle of the road.
Jan 28, 2015

RT @CBSSF: From LA to Oakland, police cracking down on 'sideshow' drivers: cbsloc.al/1zWBhAN http://t.co/ei2iw5O14e