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El Niño in the Bay Area

El Niño in the Bay Area

Coverage of the weather phenomenon and what it means for the Bay Area

Wednesday, Feb 24, 2016 at 08:54 AM PST

USS Hornet in Need of Repairs

USS Hornet in Need of Repairs

After a vaunted military career that took it from World War II hero to a key role in the U.S. space program, the now-museum USS Hornet aircraft carrier in Alameda has a very humble problem — a leaky roof.

Thursday, Feb 18, 2016 at 05:26 PM PST

'It Needed to Go': Pacifica Apartments Demolished

'It Needed to Go': Pacifica Apartments Demolished

It's been a long time coming. After sitting vacant for six years, a red-tagged apartment building teetering on the edge of the cliff in Pacifica has been demolished. The building is steps away from 310...

Thursday, Feb 18, 2016 at 02:01 PM PST

'Super' El Niño Weakening Slightly

'Super' El Niño Weakening Slightly

Meteorologists see signs that the super El Niño is weakening ever so slightly, but they caution months will pass before people in the Americas will feel it.

Wednesday, Feb 17, 2016 at 05:32 PM PST

FEMA Urges Homeowners to Brace for Flooding

FEMA Urges Homeowners to Brace for Flooding

The latest storm is proof that El Niño is far from over. The Federal Emergency Management Agency is once again warning Bay Area homeowners to brace for flooding.

Tuesday, Feb 16, 2016 at 12:27 PM PST

FEMA: Californians Buy Record Number of Flood Policies

FEMA: Californians Buy Record Number of Flood Policies

The Federal Emergency Management Agency reports a large increase in the number of flood insurance policies purchased in California in response to a rainy El Niño winter. FEMA officials say that insurers have...

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Camp Fire Death Toll at 63 and Counting in Butte County
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