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SAN DIEGO (CBS 8) – The mother and sister of a teen girl accused of starting last year's devastating Cocos Fire took the stand Thursday in her trial. During Thursday's proceedings, the unidentified 14-year-old girl's sister cried while answering questions from the prosecutor. 

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http://www.760kfmb.com/story/28422965/teens-family-takes-the-stand-in-arson-trial

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California Public Utilities Commission President Michael Picker Friday proposed increasing to $1.6 billion a penalty imposed on PG&E for safety violations related to a fatal 2010 gas pipeline explosion in San Bruno. 

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http://patch.com/california/losaltos/cpuc-head-wants-pge-fine-san-bruno-upped-16-billion

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When the South Napa Fault ruptured last summer and shook the historic city of Napa, the earthquake hit the oldest buildings with the heaviest damage, a new review by seismologists reveals.

Immediately after the Aug. 24 quake, teams of structural engineers from throughout the Bay Area checked every building in the city for signs of damage. They tagged all the unsafe structures with warning signs. Red tags on 165 buildings signaled they were the most damaged and no one could enter. Yellow tags were placed on 1,707 buildings that were less damaged but restricted until deemed safe.

Read More:
http://www.sfgate.com/bayarea/article/Napa-earthquake-damage-survey-shows-oldest-6115012.php

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Inspirational Quotes

Circumstances do not determine a man, they reveal him.

James Lane Allen

Testimonials

I attended Saturday, Sunday and Wednesday partial loss only session. Each of the meetings I learned something very useful by your presentation and by the interaction from other attendees. Your looking out for our welfare is a blessing and God sent. You already know that what we are going through is harder than any of us realize since you have experienced this yourselves and helped in many catastrophes. Your looking out for our welfare is a blessing and God sent. I want to personally thank you and CARe for what you do. Your heartfelt compassion and teaching what matters to people that have been in harms way is a cause that touches many and gives hope in a world that is so full of anything but care and compassion.

Waldo Canyon Fire Survivor, 2012