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Where Is El Nino? SJSU Climate Professor Says Rain To Return SoonWhile a strong start to the rainy season has given way to an extended dry spell and record warmth, a climate professor said the wet conditions typical of an El Nino winter will return.
Fireworks At A Vietnamese New Year Celebration In San Jose Sparks FireFireworks at a Vietnamese New Year celebration in San Jose's Little Saigon neighborhood on Monday night sparked a fire, according to fire officials.
Avalanche Rescuers Train For The Worst As El Nino Storms Dump Snow On SierrasAs El Nino storms dump fresh snow on the sierra this year, the Tahoe Fire Protection District is training for the possibility of an avalanche rescue.
U.S. Chief Technology Officer Promotes Computer Science Education In OaklandThe nation's chief technology officer went to Skyline High School in Oakland Monday to help launch a new initiative by President Obama to promote computer science education for all students, regardless of their race, gender or income.
Super Bowl 50 Plagued By Prostitution, Human TraffickingDozens of men were arrested or cited for soliciting prostitution in Santa Clara County in the weeks leading up to the Super Bowl.
2 People Robbed After Pulling Over For Tailgating Driver Along Highway 1 Near Half Moon BaySheriff’s deputies are seeking two suspects who robbed two people Sunday night after the victims had pulled their vehicle over to the side of the road along state Highway 1 in unincorporated San Mateo County.

Politics

California's Early Earthquake Warning System Needs More MoneyThere is a new push to finish an early earthquake warning system in California that proponents say could provide crucial moments of notice before shaking begins.
India's Government Basically Bans Facebook's Internet For The Poor ProgramIndia's government has essentially banned a Facebook program that sought to connect with low-income residents by offering free access to a limited version of the social network and other Internet services.
Plagued by Delays, California High-Speed Rail Back in CourtThe bullet train's timeline, funding and speed estimates are back in the spotlight for a longstanding lawsuit filed by residents whose property lies in its path.
Red Hot Chili Peppers' Flea Endorses Bernie SandersDespite the bassist having "absolutely no interest" in politics, he explains why he has chosen to become involved now.
New Use-Of-Force Policies Coming Soon For San Francisco Police OfficersSan Francisco’s police chief is putting the finishing touches on a new use of force policy.
Stanford's Names Esteemed Neuroscientist Tessier-Lavigne As Next PresidentNeuroscientist Marc Tessier-Lavigne who leads a prestigious graduate school and biomedical research institute in New York was named as Stanford's next president.

Business

Gas Drops Below $2 A Gallon In Parts Of Bay AreaFor the first time in a long while, gasoline is selling for under $2 a gallon in some parts of the Bay Area.
Apple CEO Tim Cook's Blurry iPhone Photo At Super Bowl 50 Gets Twitter TreatmentA photo taken by Apple CEO Tim Cook at Super Bowl 50 is providing plenty of fodder for Apple's critics.
Social Stocks Hit Hard In Stock Market DeclineSocial media giants Facebook and Twitter lost 5 percent of their value each Monday as stocks tumbled in the wake of a slump in crude oil and declines on the European exchanges.
Offbeat, Upbeat Ads Dominate Super Bowl 50 TV CommercialsFrom a strange creature called "Puppymonkeybaby" to a tear-inducing Audi ad, Super Bowl ads ran the gamut this year from offbeat humor to heartfelt messages.
Tesla Allows Cameras In Fremont Factory For Rare TourThere's a certain amount of mystery surrounding Tesla's Fremont electric car plant, but KPIX 5 recently got an exclusive look inside.
StubHub Says Lowest Price For Super Bowl 50 Ticket Is $3,000The lowest ticket price for Sunday's Super Bowl is $3,000, the average is nearer to $5,000 and prices are holding steady.

Entertainment

The Neighbourhood Announce Tour Dates w/ Oakland StopThe trek kicks off in Seattle and makes its way through to the Fox Theater in May...
Gerson, Scribe Of 'Monsters, Inc.,' 'Big Hero 6' Dies At 49Daniel Gerson, who co-wrote several Walt Disney animated films including "Monsters, Inc." and "Big Hero 6," has died. He was 49.
Offbeat, Upbeat Ads Dominate Super Bowl 50 TV CommercialsFrom a strange creature called "Puppymonkeybaby" to a tear-inducing Audi ad, Super Bowl ads ran the gamut this year from offbeat humor to heartfelt messages.
The Monkees Announce 50th Anniversary AlbumWeezer’s Rivers Cuomo & Death Cab for Cutie’s Ben Gibbard wrote songs for the band’s first new album in 20 years...
Elton John Performs Post-Super Bowl Carpool Karaoke with James CordenAfter Super Bowl 50, James Corden welcomed a very special guest to the latest edition of his "Carpool Karaoke" series...
Beyonce Super Bowl Backup Dancers Hold, Pose With ‘Justice 4 Mario Woods’ SignFollowing the Super Bowl 50 halftime show, some of Beyonce's backup dancers were seen holding up a sign reading “Justice 4 Mario Woods,” referencing the man killed by San Francisco police late last year.

Health

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.
County Provides Vaccinations After Santa Clara University Meningitis CasesSanta Clara County health officials are providing vaccinations to students at Santa Clara University, where two students were sent to the hospital earlier this week and were found to have meningitis.

Tech & Science

Creepy Cockroach Robots Could Save Your Life SomedayCockroaches are perhaps the most despised creature on the planet. It turns out, these creepy little critters are could actually be nature's little life-savers.
India's Government Basically Bans Facebook's Internet For The Poor ProgramIndia's government has essentially banned a Facebook program that sought to connect with low-income residents by offering free access to a limited version of the social network and other Internet services.
Apple CEO Tim Cook's Blurry iPhone Photo At Super Bowl 50 Gets Twitter TreatmentA photo taken by Apple CEO Tim Cook at Super Bowl 50 is providing plenty of fodder for Apple's critics.
New Black Emoji App Aims To Capture Spirit Of Afrocentric ExpressionJust in time for Black History Month, there's a new app with some pretty cool afrocentric emojis. It's called Afro Emoji.
Social Stocks Hit Hard In Stock Market DeclineSocial media giants Facebook and Twitter lost 5 percent of their value each Monday as stocks tumbled in the wake of a slump in crude oil and declines on the European exchanges.
New North Korea Satellite Passed Over Super Bowl 50 SiteBased on data released by international organizations, a new North Korean satellite passed almost right over Levi's Stadium about an hour after the Super Bowl ended.

CBS National News

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CBS World News

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