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Gov. Brown Expected To Sign Bill To Let 5,000 High School Students Graduate

California lawmakers are sending Gov. Jerry Brown a bill to rescue about 5,000 high school students who couldn’t graduate this year because the state canceled a required exit exam.

08/25/2015

Super Bowl City. (CBS)

San Francisco Mayor Says Homeless Must Leave Streets For Super Bowl Festivities

In about six months, San Francisco is going to transform into the center of the football universe for Super Bowl 50. With part of Market Street being converted to Super Bowl City, the mayor said the homeless in the area must clear out.

08/24/2015

The logo of social networking website 'Twitter' is displayed on a computer screen. (LEON NEAL/AFP/Getty Images)

Twitter Shuts Down 30 Sites Keeping Tabs On Politicians By Publicizing Deleted Tweets

Twitter has cut off access for 30 sites that keep tabs on politicians by saving their deleted tweets.

08/24/2015

A potential hybrid car buyer test drives a Toyota Prius in San Francisco. (Photo by David Paul Morris/Getty Images)

California Rebates For Hybrid, Electric Cars Restricted After Plan Criticized As Taxpayer Handout To The Wealthy

State lawmakers and air quality officials are restricting rebates on hybrid and electric cars because they have been claimed by hundreds of Californians who make $500,000 or more.

08/24/2015

Tiburon hillside homes. (CBS)

Marin Co. Short-Term Rentals Hard To Find Now That Tiburon, Other Cities Ban Airbnb, VRBO

As more and more homeowners sign up rent out their homes to vacationers for short stays, more Bay Area lawmakers are just saying ‘no.’

08/22/2015

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Facebook CEO Zuckerberg Fires Back At Trump’s Proposed Immigration Plan For Workers With H-1B Visas

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s proposed immigration plan for workers with H-1B visas is not getting any likes from Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg.

08/22/2015

Elizabeth Warren, Joe Biden

CBS Reports Vice President Biden Met Saturday With Elizabeth Warren In Washington

Vice President Joe Biden met privately with Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren at his Washington, D.C., residence Saturday, CBS News has confirmed.

08/22/2015

Monica Mallon, a student at Woodside Priory School and candidate for District 5 in the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors. (CBS)

Teen Battles Political Veteran For Santa Clara County Supervisor

At the Woodside Priory School, they encourage young men and women to use their power to change the world. And that includes senior Monica Mallon.

08/21/2015

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Controversial Term ‘Anchor Baby’ Drops Onto GOP Presidential Campaigns

The debate over illegal immigration and the birthright citizenship granted to those born in the U.S. was enhanced this week with the use by some Republican presidential candidates of the term “anchor baby.”

08/21/2015

Los Arroyos neighborhood in Gilroy. (CBS)

215 Gilroy Families Overcharged Property Taxes, Assessor To Pay Back $2 Million

A snafu involving property taxes in Santa Clara County has grown. One week after 32 low-income residents found out they were overcharged, the number has grown to more than 200 families.

08/20/2015

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U.S. President Barack Obama receives a San Francisco Giants jersey after welcoming the World Series Champion San Francisco Giants to the White House June 4, 2015 in Washington, DC. (Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Giants At The White House III

U.S. President Barack Obama welcomes the World Series Champion San Francisco Giants to the White House June 4, 2015 in Washington, DC. The Giants defeated the Kansas City Royals in last year’s World Series.

U.S. President Barack Obama speaks at a Walmart store on May 9, 2014 in Mountain View, California. President Obama delivered a speech on energy efficiency and attended fundraisers in the San Francisco Bay Area. (Photo by Stephen Lam/Getty Images)

POTUS In Mountain View

President Obama delivered a speech on energy efficiency and attended fundraisers at the Wal-Mart in Mountain View…

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