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San Francisco Allocates $2.1M To Legal Aid For Unaccompanied Minors, Families Facing Deportation

About a dozen children attended the San Francisco Board of Supervisors meeting Tuesday afternoon thanking the supervisors for passing an ordinance Tuesday devoting more than $2.1 million over the next two years to legal services for unaccompanied minors and families without representation who face deportation to Central America.

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Amtrak Train (Credit, Randy Yagi)

Woman Hit, Killed By Amtrak Capitol Corridor Train In Hayward

A woman was struck and killed by an Amtrak train in Hayward Tuesday evening, police said.

10 hours ago

Wildfire destroying a structure in the town of Weed in Siskiyou County. (CBS)

State Coordinating Response To Battle Massive Wildfires Throughout California

Officials with the California Office of Emergency Services near Sacramento are making sure local communities have all the resources they need to fight these fires, from staffing, to tankers, to shelters.

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49ers Working With Transit Officials To Improve Post-Game Traffic Outside Levi’s Stadium

San Francisco’s 49ers are putting their heads together with Santa Clara transit officials in hopes of improving the horrible post-game traffic some fans were forced to endure last Sunday during the home opener.

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Tourists queue before boarding planes at the airport of San Jose del Cabo, on September 16, 2014 a day after hurricane Odile -- which has since been downgraded to a tropical storm -- knocked down trees and power lines in Mexico's Baja California peninsula. (RONALDO SCHEMIDT/AFP/Getty Images)

Bay Area Residents Struggle To Get Out Of Cabo San Lucas After Hurricane Odile

Bay Area travelers are among the thousands of vacationers trapped in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico following Hurricane Odile’s path of destruction.

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Patients Racking Up Medical Bills Despite Affordable Care Act

Even people with health insurance can still rack up significant medical debt, particularly if they get a serious illness. Now, a new service from Nerdwallet is helping steer individuals with outstanding medical debt to medical billing experts, who can help reduce those bills.

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Image from a YouTube video shows a BART Police officer wrestling a woman to the ground aboard a train as passengers look on. (Kareem Muslim/YouTube)

BART Police Reviews Arrest Caught On Camera Of Woman Slammed Down By Officer Aboard Train

BART police were reviewing an incident on a train at the Pittsburg/Bay Point station last week in which an officer slammed a woman to the ground as he attempted to detain her.

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Downtown San Jose with City Hall in the foreground. (CBS)

Silicon Valley Community Leaders Question Disproportionate Numbers Of Ethnic Minority Kids In Juvenile Justice System

Community leaders in Santa Clara County have kicked off a two-day public forum on what they call a disproportionately high number of kids from an ethnic-minority background in the child welfare and juvenile justice system.

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One of the homes destroyed during a wildfire in the town of Weed in Siskiyou County on September 15, 2014. (CBS)

Northern California Lumber Town Of Weed Takes Stock After Devastating Wildfire

Officials said the fast-moving fire caught residents in the small town of Weed near the Oregon border off guard and damaged or destroyed 100 homes and a church in this tiny town.

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Judd Apatow (credit: Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images)

Netflix Gets ‘Love’ Comedy From Judd Apatow

The filmmaker co-created a new series that will take a frank, comic look at modern relationships…

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Apple CEO Tim Cook announces the Apple Watch during an Apple special event at the Flint Center for the Performing Arts on September 9, 2014 in Cupertino.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

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Pride Parade 2014

San Francisco Pride Parade 2014

Scenes we saw along Market Street at the 44th Gay Pride Parade in San Francisco

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