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Scientists say Bay Area land is sinking

Scientists say pumping more groundwater in Bay Area could be catastrophic

One of the most important sources of water in this drought year is groundwater from wells. But in the Santa Clara Valley, the land has sunk over the years from pumping groundwater.

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Yusuf Bey IV Gets Life In Prison In Bailey Shooting

The former leader of a once-influential Oakland community group was sentenced Friday to life in prison without parole for ordering the killing of three men, including a journalist who was working on a story about the financial troubles of the organization.

Broussard Gets 25 Years For Bailey Shooting, Another

The man who killed journalist Chauncey Bailey by shooting him three times at point-blank range while he was walking to work in downtown Oakland four years ago was sentenced Friday to 25 years in state prison.


SPECIAL REPORT: Exclusive Look At Safe House For Sex Trafficking Victims

SPECIAL REPORT: Exclusive Look At Safe House For Sex Trafficking Victims

At New Day For Children, girls who had been forced into prostitution recover in a remote, unmarked location in northern California, far from the life that brought the girls there.

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Saturday Weather Forecast: More of the same

No major changes in the Bay Area weekend forecast. Low clouds and fog will resurface near the coast and bay Saturday morning.

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2 Investigates: BART theft crackdown

At a time when cut-backs are forcing many Bay Area police departments to take reports of vehicle burglaries over the phone instead of sending a uniformed officer to investigate in person, BART Police is funding a new program aimed at catching crooks who break into cars parked at their stations.

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Right This Minute's Beth Troutman and her sandwich

RTM host Beth Troutman recently took a trip to Oakland to Ike's Place where she got the chance to create her very own sandwich: "Beth Troutman.