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CHP Officers Praised For Rescuing Distraught Woman From Bay Bridge LedgeTwo CHP officers were commended for their bravery Wednesday after helping get a distraught woman safely off a ledge on the eastern span of the Bay Bridge the evening before.
Bay Area Gas Prices Sink 30 Cents Month-Over-MonthGas prices dropped 30 cents in one month in the Bay Area and may stay low despite a typical increase in prices in the spring, AAA officials said.
Twitter User Growth Flatlines, Loses $90M In 4th QuarterTwitter reported no user growth at all in the fourth quarter, the clearest signal yet that the one-time trendsetter is struggling to remain relevant.
Tesla's 4Q Net Loss Doubles To $320 MillionBay Area-based electric-car maker Tesla Motors says its net loss more than doubled to $320 million in the fourth quarter, hurt by lower-than-planned production of its new Model X SUV.
Bowie's Son Tweets His Father Would Have Been A Granddad SoonThe late David Bowie would have been a grandfather in June.
Belt, Giants Agree At $6.2 million Just Before HearingFirst baseman Brandon Belt and the San Francisco Giants have agreed to a $6.2 million, one-year contract.

Politics

Oakland Homicides, Robberies Down So Far In 2016While Oakland still struggles with a high overall crime rate, some key numbers are on the decline.
Carly Fiorina, Chris Christie Bow Out Of Presidential CampaignFormer Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina ended her bid for the Republican nomination for president on Wednesday.
San Francisco Supes Propose Ways To Spend Super Bowl 50 Tax RevenuesThe cleanup is still underway, but city supervisors are already talking about how to spend any tax revenues the city reaps from Super Bowl celebrations.
Atherton Won’t Pick Up Security Tab For Obama FundraiserAfter being on the hook for security costs during President Barack Obama’s last fundraiser, the town of Atherton won’t pick up the costs for his next visit.
BART Admits Most Train Surveillance Cameras Are Decoys, Or Just Plain BrokenBART has come under fire after officials admitted most of the cameras aboard the trains are decoys, or just plain don't work.
Supreme Court Puts Obama’s Plan To Address Climate Change On HoldA divided Supreme Court agreed Tuesday to halt enforcement of President Barack Obama's sweeping plan to address climate change.

Business

Bay Area Gas Prices Sink 30 Cents Month-Over-MonthGas prices dropped 30 cents in one month in the Bay Area and may stay low despite a typical increase in prices in the spring, AAA officials said.
Twitter User Growth Flatlines, Loses $90M In 4th QuarterTwitter reported no user growth at all in the fourth quarter, the clearest signal yet that the one-time trendsetter is struggling to remain relevant.
Tesla's 4Q Net Loss Doubles To $320 MillionBay Area-based electric-car maker Tesla Motors says its net loss more than doubled to $320 million in the fourth quarter, hurt by lower-than-planned production of its new Model X SUV.
Sex Worker Calls Airbnb A 'Boon' To Her IndustryFor sex workers, renting a room on Airbnb can be a lot safer than being outdoors, and a lot cheaper than a hotel, and one worker calls the home-sharing service a boon to her industry.
California's Solar Industry Adds 20,000 Jobs In 2015The sun certainly shone on solar jobs last year, with California’s solar industry adding over 20,000 jobs in 2015, up 35 percent from the previous year.
Thieves Steal 10K Worth Of Shoes, Bags From Luxury Union Square BoutiqueA group of thieves stole high-end Italian shoes and purses valued at more than $10,000 from the Salvatore Ferragamo store on San Francisco's Union Square.

Entertainment

For Virtual Reality Pioneers, No Rush To Succeed in 2016Palmer Luckey doesn't just want to sell a bunch of virtual reality headsets. He wants buyers to use them every day...
Bowie's Son Tweets His Father Would Have Been A Granddad SoonThe late David Bowie would have been a grandfather in June.
Carlos Santana: Bay Area Bands Should Have Played Super Bowl 50 Halftime ShowBay Area music legend Carlos Santana has expressed his dissatisfaction with the NFL and CBS for not including local musicians as part of the Super Bowl 50 halftime show.
Adele Holds Tour Warm-up In Southern CaliforniaAdele is warming up for her upcoming concert tour with a special show for fans in L.A.
Episode VIII In The 'Star Wars' Saga Begins FilmingDuring the quarterly earnings call at the Walt Disney Company, Bob Iger announced principal photography for Episode 8 has begun...
Will Kendrick Lamar Make History At The Grammys?Kendrick Lamar has a chance to be the first rapper to win album of the year since Outkast took the prize in 2004 for "Speakerboxxx/The Love Below."

Health

Santa Clara University Students With Meningitis Released From HospitalAll three of the Santa Clara University students who had been hospitalized after they were infected with meningitis have been released in good condition.
UC Researchers: Body Mass Index Wrongly Labels Millions As ObeseBody Mass Index, or BMI, has long been considered a way of determining good health. There is new evidence from University of California researchers that the number may be completely useless.
Panthers Player May Wear 3-D Printed Brace For Super Bowl 50A linebacker for the Carolina Panthers could be the first NFL player to use a 3-D printed brace if he plays in Super Bowl 50 this Sunday at Levi's Stadium.
Alameda University Employee Dies From Meningitis, No Link To SCU CasesAn employee at Argosy University in Alameda died from bacterial meningitis recently, a spokeswoman for the Alameda County Public Health Department said Thursday.
3rd Santa Clara University Student Diagnosed With Meningococcal Infection A third Santa Clara University student was found with a meningococcal infection, which has led the school to offer antibiotics and vaccines for the rest of the campus community.
NFL Players Battle Concussions To Get To The Super Bowl ChampionshipThe Denver Broncos and the Carolina Panthers are heading to Super Bowl 50 in Santa Clara on Sunday, but the fight to get to Sunday’s big game has been especially hard for those players on both teams who have suffered concussions this season.

Tech & Science

Twitter User Growth Flatlines, Loses $90M In 4th QuarterTwitter reported no user growth at all in the fourth quarter, the clearest signal yet that the one-time trendsetter is struggling to remain relevant.
For Virtual Reality Pioneers, No Rush To Succeed in 2016Palmer Luckey doesn't just want to sell a bunch of virtual reality headsets. He wants buyers to use them every day...
Tesla's 4Q Net Loss Doubles To $320 MillionBay Area-based electric-car maker Tesla Motors says its net loss more than doubled to $320 million in the fourth quarter, hurt by lower-than-planned production of its new Model X SUV.
Sex Worker Calls Airbnb A 'Boon' To Her IndustryFor sex workers, renting a room on Airbnb can be a lot safer than being outdoors, and a lot cheaper than a hotel, and one worker calls the home-sharing service a boon to her industry.
Twitter Tweaks Timeline In Search For More UsersTwitter is tweaking the way that tweets appear in its users' timelines in its latest attempt to broaden the appeal of its messaging service.
Feds Say Google Computers Can Qualify As Legal Drivers Of Autonomous CarsThe redefinition of "driver" by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is an important break for Google, taking it a step closer to its goal of self-driving cars without steering wheels, pedals or human drivers.

CBS National News

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CBS World News

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