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Amtrak Train (Credit, Randy Yagi)

Person On Tracks Killed By Amtrak Capitol Corridor Train In Oakland

An Amtrak train has struck and killed a person on the tracks in Oakland Wednesday morning, according to a spokeswoman.

19 hours ago

(San Mateo County Sheriff's Office)

San Mateo Social Worker Arrested For Allegedly Sleeping With Former 16-Year-Old Client

A San Mateo County social worker was arrested Tuesday after allegedly having sex with a 16-year-old former client, according to the sheriff’s office.

19 hours ago

Marijuana is poured from a jar at at medical marijuana dispensary. (David McNew/Getty Images)

San Jose City Council Says It Will Take Steps To Counter New Medicinal Marijuana Initiative

SAN JOSE (KCBS) — After an initiative that would repeal San Jose’s new medical marijuana regulations garnered enough signatures to make it to the ballot, the City Council said on Tuesday that it will decide […]

19 hours ago

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Drought Sucking California’s $5 Billion Rice Harvest Dry

California’s deepening drought is shrinking its rice harvest, and that’s bad news for farmers, migratory birds and sushi lovers.

21 hours ago

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Motorcyclist Injured In Collision Involving School Bus Near San Francisco’s Panhandle

A collision involving a school bus, station wagon and a motorcycle injured one person Wednesday morning north of the Panhandle in San Francisco, authorities said.

21 hours ago

(Photo by Joel Kowsky/NASA via Getty Images)

Bay Area Students’ Shrimp Project Destroyed In Tuesday’s Rocket Explosion

The explosion of an unmanned rocket lifting off for the International Space Station is not only a setback for the space program, but also a disappointment to the hundreds of school children across the country, including here in the Bay Area.

21 hours ago

(Matt Bigler/CBS)

Stanford University Apologizes To Montana For An Official-Looking Voter Guide Mailed Out By Research Team

Stanford University apologized on Tuesday for a controversial political mailer it sent out to voters in several states that may have violated state election laws.

22 hours ago

(Oakland Police Department)

Burglars Steal 46 Bikes From Uptown Oakland Shop

Local business owners and Oakland police are seeking the public’s help in locating stolen merchandise and wanted suspects after a bicycle store burglary that took place Saturday.

22 hours ago

Sofitel San Francisco Bay Hotel in Redwood City. (CBS)

Dozens Attending NAACP Gala At Redwood City Hotel Sickened After Meal Of Salmon, Salad

More than 50 attendees attending an NAACP gala in Redwood City Saturday evening were sickened by a case of possible food poisoning.

10/28/2014

ACCJC president Barbara Beno looks through her 
correspondence regarding the decision to disaccredit CCSF. (PHOTO BY HANNAH ALBARAZI)

Accreditation Commission President Testifies Commission Was Quick To Discredit CCSF

The president of the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges testified in San Francisco Superior Court that she did not provide CCSF enough time to respond to perceived deficiencies during their accreditation process.

10/28/2014

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The 1989 Loma Prieta Earthquake

In 1989, the Loma Prieta Earthquake forever changed the face of the Bay Area. The earthquake struck at 5:04p.m. on October 17th. It killed 63 people and injured thousands. Here are a few images of the damage that resulted from the 6.9 magnitude quake.

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