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  • The neighborhood association says the familys chickens and their $13,000 coop violate local rules about having barnyard pets.
  • The neighborhood association says the family's chickens and their $13,000 coop violate local rules about having barnyard pets.
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animal, pets, marin county, north bay news, wayne freedman
  • Wounded vet Oscar Liberato with his family
  • A donated and fixed up car was given to a war veteran by Ralph Kirkberg and the Rotary Club of Belmont.
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veterans, belmont, war, afghanistan war, peninsula news, wayne freedman
  • The grass for the 49ers new Santa Clara stadium is being grown right now in the Central Valley.
  • The grass for the 49er's new Santa Clara stadium is being grown right now in the Central Valley.
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central valley, santa clara, Levi's Stadium, san francisco 49ers, nfl, wayne freedman
  • If youre looking for Bliss, its on private property, but its clearly visible just off Highway 121 in Sonoma County.
  • If you're looking for Bliss, it's on private property, but it's clearly visible just off Highway 121 in Sonoma County.
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microsoft, computers, art, sonoma county, technology, wayne freedman
  • This graphic released by the Malaysian Remote Sensing Agency on Wednesday, March 26, 2014, shows the approximate position of objects seen floating in the southern Indian Ocean in the search zone for the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370.
  • A new phase has begun in the search for the missing Malaysia jetliner.
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Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, alameda, east bay news, wayne freedman
  • More than 600 teachers recently found out their more than $600,000 in classroom funding requests were being fulfilled by Google.
  • More than 600 teachers recently found out their more than $600,000 in classroom funding requests were being fulfilled by Google.
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google, teachers, education, wayne freedman
  • climate change globe
  • A new report was released by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change shows how the trends are alarming.
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climate change, animals in peril, stanford university, accuweather, wayne freedman
  • Friday, a few scientists got the chance to explore the top of the majestic redwood trees at Muir Woods National Monument.
  • Friday, a few scientists got the chance to explore the top of the majestic redwood trees at Muir Woods National Monument.
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marin county, north bay news, wayne freedman
  • Red Cross at the San Francisco Emergency Operations Center
  • Fifty years after a 21-foot tsunami hit Crescent City, Northern California tests its tsunami warning system and response times.
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northern california, tsunami, earthquake, red cross, san francisco news, wayne freedman
  • cows in Marin County eating green grass
  • Despite the recent rainfall in Northern California, most California farmers say they're in bad shape and have drought fears.
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marin county, water, drought, rain, north bay news, wayne freedman
  • A terrible mudslide hit the Santa Cruz Mountains in January of 1982. The hardest hit area was the community of Love Creek near Ben Lomond.
  • A terrible mudslide hit the Santa Cruz Mountains in January of 1982. The hardest hit area was the community of Love Creek.
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santa cruz mountains, south bay news, wayne freedman
  • tremors
  • ABC7 News takes a look at the latest in a project to detect and understand tremors that could someday lead to a warning system.
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berkeley, uc berkeley, earthquake, san andreas fault, hayward fault, east bay news, wayne freedman
  • Susan Hufford
  • West Elementary School students returned to class after spring break for the first time since their music teacher died in a car accident.
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santa rosa, rohnert park, highway 12, crash, DUI, alcohol, smartphones, cellphone, north bay news, wayne freedman
  • A rare Albino Chimera Redwood tree sits near the soon-to-be Smart Train tracks in Cotati.
  • Arborists, historians, and residents are banding together to save a rare tree in Cotati that's in the way of a new transit system.
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cotati, sonoma county, transportation, north bay news, wayne freedman
  • Two women killed by suspected drunk driver in Santa Rosa
  • Two women who were killed when a suspected drunk driver slammed his pickup truck into a car in Santa Rosa have been identified.
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santa rosa, rohnert park, highway 12, crash, DUI, alcohol, smartphones, cellphone, north bay news, wayne freedman
  • A rare Albino Chimera Redwood tree sits near the soon-to-be Smart Train tracks in Cotati.
  • A rare tree sitting by the soon-to-be Smart Train tracks in Cotati has created a complication for the future commuter railroad.
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cotati, sonoma county, transportation, north bay news, wayne freedman
  • Sir Wade Niestadt and Melissa Loi in Kerflooey
  • A couple of Cañada Community College students made a film that was just accepted in the Cannes International Film Festival.
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movies, entertainment, wayne freedman
  • The rainy weather has finally arrived but the drought is affecting the breeding of newts at the UC Berkeley Botanical Garden.
  • The rainy weather has finally arrived but the drought is affecting the breeding of newts at the UC Berkeley Botanical Garden.
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berkeley, east bay news, wayne freedman
  • Some of 1,427 Gold-Rush era U.S. gold coins are displayed at Professional Coin Grading Service in Santa Ana, Calif., Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2014.
  • A spokesperson for the U.S Mint says the U.S. government has no claim to the rare coins found in Gold Country.
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northern california, sierra, california news, wayne freedman
  • Water overflow at Bon Tempe Reservoir in Marin County
  • Even with the heavier rain this past weekend, these storm systems won't solve any drought problems -- but they are making a difference.
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marin county, drought, water, rain, storm, accuweather, wayne freedman
  • San Francisco photographer, Jay Blakesberg, gives you a VIP pass into the real world of rock and roll.
  • What it's like to photograph celebs for a living? SF's Jay Blakesberg has a VIP pass into the world of rock and roll.
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music, celebrity, books, entertainment, wayne freedman
  • A woman who found photos inside an antique locket reached out to ABC7 to find out the story behind the keepsake.
  • A woman who found photos inside an antique locket reached out to ABC7 to find out the story behind the keepsake.
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concord, social media, shopping, facebook, east bay news, wayne freedman
  • Bomb-sniffing dog at Oracle Arena.
  • New security measures are going into place at Oracle Arena and Golden State Warriors fans will likely notice the change.
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golden state warriors, oracle arena, oakland, alameda county, nba, nba, wayne freedman
  • A North Bay flag maker helped create legislation making American sourcing for U.S flags a requirement for the Department of Defense.
  • A North Bay flag maker helped create legislation making American sourcing for U.S flags a requirement for the Department of Defense.
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rohnert park, military, north bay news, wayne freedman
  • Santa Rosa rally for Andy Lopez
  • In Santa Rosa protesters marched to demand accountability for an officer's use of force in the shooting death of Andy Lopez.
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santa rosa, shooting, sonoma county, guns, FBI, children, oakland, sacramento, north bay news, wayne freedman
  • Cows graze on hay in Sonoma County
  • The drought is hitting hay farmers hard. And that, in turn, will affect consumers. It means the price of food will be going up.
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water, drought, sonoma county, food, agriculture, animal, north bay news, wayne freedman
  • Former stray and SF SPCA pup Roo won big at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show
  • A mutt from the SF SPCA won big at the Westminster Dog Show. It's the first year mixed breeds were allowed in the agility event.
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animal, pets, SPCA, national/world, wayne freedman
  • Happy couple Barbara and Gene Ferguson
  • A UC Berkeley psychologist spent 25 years studying one of life's greatest mysteries -- why some couple endure while others fail.
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study, marriage, uc berkeley, oakland, watercooler, wayne freedman
  • Russian River Brewing Company beer
  • There's an event going on in Santa Rosa so big, people began standing in line for it Thursday night, just to get a taste.
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santa rosa, sonoma county, alcohol, food, tourism, north bay news, wayne freedman
  • Child welfare workers and police are evaluating how they responded to a home in Napa where a little girls body was found over the weekend.
  • Police are evaluating how they responded to a home in Napa where a little girl's body was found over the weekend.
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crime, violence, napa, child death, sex crimes, north bay news, wayne freedman
  • Miura golf
  • It's that time of year, again, when manufacturers urge golfers to gear up with the latest, greatest and hottest advancements.
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golf, wayne freedman
  • Kayleigh Slusher memorial
  • A memorial is growing outside an apartment in Napa where a three-year-old girl was found dead on Saturday.
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crime, violence, napa, child death, sex crimes, north bay news, wayne freedman
  • Farmer in Sonoma prepares for drought by using a backhoe to dig a well
  • As conservation efforts are being touted across California, farmers and ranchers are making preparations to deal with the drought.
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rain, water, drought, sonoma, sonoma county, animal, animals in peril, jerry brown, sacramento, lake tahoe, agriculture, los angeles, california news, wayne freedman
  • Lunar New Year Parade in SF
  • To kick off the Year of the Horse, a parade with lion dancers and firecrackers made its way through San Francisco's Chinatown.
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chinatown, ed lee, food, san francisco news, wayne freedman
  • Stem cell research
  • A stem cell research breakthrough announced in Berkeley Wednesday is giving patients and their families new hope.
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berkeley, medical research, health, wayne freedman
  • Teresa Badger
  • A popular Bay Area elementary school teacher has been arrested on suspicion she tried to poison her co-workers.
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marijuana, food, benicia, north bay news, wayne freedman
  • Steve Kushman at the California Historical Radio Society
  • Those trying to preserve the Bay Area's media history are looking for help -- an East Bay museum is in danger of being lost forever.
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alameda, berkeley, museums, fundraiser, non-profit, east bay news, wayne freedman
  • Surfer holding surfboard
  • Possible record-breaking waves are expected at this year's Body Glove Mavericks Invitational, which kicks off Friday morning.
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half moon bay, mavericks, sports, wayne freedman
  • An Olympia oyster
  • Carbon in the atmosphere is falling into the oceans, increasing acid levels, and impacting shellfish.
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climate change, food, san francisco bay, assignment 7, wayne freedman
  • Seattle Seahawks fans
  • There are some questions on why and how exactly CenturyLink Field has gotten its reputation for being the loudest stadium in the NFL.
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san francisco 49ers, nfl playoffs, nfl, nfl, wayne freedman
  • Beachgoers at Rockaway Beach in Pacifica
  • Temperatures in the 70s have some residents trying to explain summer-like weather during what should be the dead of winter.
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pacifica, heat wave, accuweather, wayne freedman
  • southern Sonoma County cows
  • Sonoma and Marin county farmers are growing very concerned about the lack of rain this year.
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water, drought, sonoma county, marin county, northern california, local news, wayne freedman
  • Muir Woods.
  • Muir Woods is so magnificent that two agencies are working to protect it from the army of vehicles trying to park in the area.
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marin county, north bay news, wayne freedman
  • Napa Valley vineyard
  • As each day goes by without any sign of significant rain, the what-if's have begun to weigh on Napa Valley winegrowers.
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napa county, wine industry, rain, drought, north bay news, wayne freedman
  • Coho Salmon
  • The lack of rain can be blamed for the lower numbers of Marin County's Coho Salmon, which are endangered.
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animal, animals in peril, endangered species, marin county, water, drought, north bay news, wayne freedman
  • Christmas in Richmond
  • This year a mother is working very hard to have enough toys for her charity called "Christmas in Richmond" for needy families.
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richmond, charities, food, holiday, christmas, foreclosures, east bay news, wayne freedman
  • Candlestick Point rendering
  • ABC7 News reporter Wayne Freedman spent some time with the people who plan to remake Candlestick Point.
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candlestick park, san francisco 49ers, san francisco giants, nfl, wayne freedman
  • Annual East Bay Benevolence program
  • The "Benevolence Program," as they call it in Antioch, gives new life to wrecked cars and new life to the people who get them.
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antioch, driving, charities, holiday, east bay news, wayne freedman
  • San Francisco 49ers 5-time Super Bowl champions mural
  • With the 49ers set to play their final game at Candlestick, Parks and Rec opened the doors for one last behind-the-scenes look.
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candlestick park, san francisco 49ers, san francisco giants, nfl, wayne freedman
  • Surfer at Dillon Beach
  • Concerns about big waves prompted authorities to alert beachgoers about "sneaker waves" -- dangerous waves with extraordinary power.
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wind, san francisco bay, point reyes, monterey, accuweather, wayne freedman