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Two fuel tanks were destroyed in an explosion and fire at the NuStar Energy facility in Crockett on Oct. 15, 2019.
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Holly Quan
October 16, 2019 - 2:09 pm
Before investigators figure out how and why a massive fire broke out Tuesday at a fuel storage facility in Crockett, crews still have to declare the area safe. Two ethanol tanks were destroyed in the explosion and fire that burned 252,000 gallons of fuel for more than six hours at NuStar Energy...
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Felicity Huffman and husband William Macy exit John Moakley U.S. Courthouse where Huffman received a 14 day sentence for her role in the college admissions scandal on September 13, 2019 in Boston, Massachusetts.
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All News KCBS Radio
October 16, 2019 - 12:09 pm
Actress Felicity Huffman is serving her 14-day sentence for taking part in a college admissions scandal at the Federal Correctional Institution in Dublin in the East Bay. Huffman reported to the low-security facility in Alameda County on Tuesday morning. Forbes added the prison to its list in 2009...
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Blue teardrop camping trailer with doors open and view to interior, setup at a campsite surrounded by redwood trees in Humboldt Redwoods State Park in California.
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Kim Wonderley
October 16, 2019 - 9:00 am
For many people, camping was something they did in their youth. If the prospect of hauling a ton of gear and sleeping on the ground, no longer appeals, there is glamping. It's the cross between glamour and camping. We're still talking about the great outdoors but with creature comforts. Kim...
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At Candlestick Park, the World Series was suddenly forgotten. A fan reacts to the shaking at the park in October 1989 just after the Loma Prieta earthquake.
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All News KCBS Radio
October 16, 2019 - 5:15 am
Thirty years ago, an enormous quake, now known as the Loma Prieta, hit San Francisco. The 6.9 magnitude disaster was triggered by the San Andreas Fault and killed 63 people, caused 3,537 injuries, cost $6-billion in damages and leveled part of the Bay Bridge.
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General view of rescue attempts in the Marina District disaster zone after the earthquake, measuring 7.1 on the richter scale, rocks game three of the World Series between the Oakland A's and San Francisco Giants at Candlestick Park on October 17, 1989.
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Holly Quan
October 16, 2019 - 5:00 am
The 1989 Loma Prieta quake introduced many Bay Area residents to the phenomenon of liquefaction. The damage to buildings in the South of Market and Marina districts made it clear where some liquefaction zones existed. Since then, scientists have created maps indicating where unstable soil could...
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A fire was burning at the NuStar fuel facility in Crockett on Oct. 15, 2019.
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All News KCBS Radio
October 15, 2019 - 2:42 pm
A fire has broken out at an East Bay fuel storage plant following a powerful explosion. Dark smoke was seen rising from the burning storage tanks at the NuStar plant in Crockett on Tuesday. The fire spread to a patch of nearby brush as well. Contra Costa County authorities issued an order to...
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Cable Car, Market Street SF
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Scott Lettieri
October 15, 2019 - 10:24 am
San Francisco's plan to close a large stretch of Market Street to private vehicles is moving closer to becoming reality.
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he Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E) logo is displayed on a sign in front of the PG&E Service Center on January 15, 2019 in San Rafael, California.
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All News KCBS Radio
October 15, 2019 - 10:10 am
PG&E is trying to emerge from an avalanche of public criticism about last week's power outage by emphasizing that there were no major wildfires in its territory despite a red-flag warning. "First and most important, during the Public Safety Power Shutoff, there were no catastrophic wildfires...
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e "Painted People" of San Francisco and New York, dance while wearing only paint for clothing September 2, 2000 at the15th annual Burning Man festival in the Black Rock Desert near Gerlach, Nevada.
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Kim Wonderley
October 15, 2019 - 9:30 am
Nothing can replicate the experience of attending Burning Man in person. However, there is an art exhibit open now in the Bay Area that is sure to dazzle festival participants and those who are merely Burning Man-curious. Kim Wonderley has the details in the Road Report . Burning Man has been a...
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Leonardo Urena celebrates winning $15,000 and a stay in a Ritz Carlton after winning the heaviest pumpkin contest in Half Moon Bay on Oct. 14, 2019 with a specimen weighing 2,175 pounds.
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Carrie Hodousek
October 15, 2019 - 8:53 am
The winner of the 2019 World Championship Pumpkin Weigh-Off in Half Moon Bay is from the Bay Area and presented a specimen weighing 2,175 pounds.
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