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Police cover the body of a man killed when he fell backwards off a center median into the path of a car on W. Hamilton Ave. near Winchester Blvd. in Campbell, August 29, 2014. (CBS)

Elderly Man Killed In Campbell After Falling Off Center Median Into Path Of Oncoming Car

A 70-year-old man was killed Friday at a busy intersection in Campbell after falling backward off of a median into the path of a car, prompting police to close part of a major street, authorities said.

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A guard tower is seen on the grounds of the California State Prison at San Quentin. ( Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

State Prison Officials Agree To Shift Mentally-Ill Inmates Out Of Solitary Units

State corrections officials have agreed to shift mentally ill inmates into specialized housing units instead of placing them in isolation, a decision that marks a major shift in how the system deals with such prisoners.

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A small plane sits just off Willow Pass Road in Concord after making an emergency landing, August 29, 2014. (CBS)

Small Plane Makes Emergency Landing Near Concord’s Buchanan Field Airport

A small plane has made an emergency landing near Buchanan Field in Concord.

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Two Bay Area Coast Guard Officers Facing DUI Charges

Two Bay Area Coast Guard officers are facing charges of driving under the influence. Authorities said one of the incidents involved an officer in full uniform heading to work.

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The Gap store at Westfield Valley Fair Shopping Center which straddles the San Jose - Santa Clara border. (Coolcaesar/Wikimedia Commons)

Westfield Valley Fair Mall Straddles Minimum Wage Laws On Both Sides Of San Jose – Santa Clara Border

Businesses at the Westfield Valley Fair Mall which straddles the San Jose – Santa Clara border are finding out workers are gravitating toward businesses on the San Jose side because of differences in each city’s minimum wage.

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California classic license plates. (DMV)

Despite Criticism, Los Altos Adopts Controversial License Plate Surveillance Policy

After a year on the beat, a license plate scanner used by Los Altos Police now has a new policy for how long that data can be stored.

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San Francisco Dog Adoption Fees Reduced 50% For One Week

San Francisco Animal Care & Control is offering reduced adoption fees for qualified adopters on all dogs and puppies from Saturday, Aug. 30 through Friday Sept. 5.

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California Public Schools Chief To Appeal Teacher Tenure Ruling

California’s schools chief will seek an appeal of a court ruling that struck down tenure and other job protections for teachers.

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Narsai David: Winesong 2014— A Decadent Party For A Good Cause

Our food and wine critic says Winesong in Mendocino County is a decadent party and that it benefits a good cause.

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Walnut Creek Police Officer Arrested For Allegedly Attacking Woman With Bat While Wearing Mask

A Walnut Creek police officer was arrested after allegedly donning a mask and beating a woman with a bat in Richmond earlier this month.

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