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Jim Steinle, father of Kathryn Steinle who was killed by an illegal immigrant in San Francisco, testifies during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Capitol Hill, July 21, 2015 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Father Of Pier 14 Shooting Victim Asks Congress For Legislation To ‘Take These Undocumented Immigrants Off Ours Streets’

The family of a California woman shot and killed while walking along a San Francisco pier told Congress Tuesday they support changing the laws that allowed her alleged killer to remain in the United States despite being deported several times.

07/21/2015

Drone in Flight

California Bill Would Let Firefighters Destroy Drones Interfering With Public Safety

Anyone caught flying a drone over a fire or emergency scene could have it destroyed under a proposed bill.

07/21/2015

Governor Jerry Brown addressing climate summit at the Vatican. (GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/Getty Images)

Gov. Brown Says World Has Reached ‘Tipping Point’ On Global Warming At Vatican Climate Summit

At a climate summit at the Vatican, Gov. Jerry Brown said the world may have reached a tipping point on global warming and that humanity must reverse course or face extinction.

07/21/2015

Mail from the EDD with a claimant's social security number on it. (CBS)

California Lawmakers Demand Change To EDD Practice Of Putting Social Security Numbers On Documents

Lawmakers from both sides of the aisle are coming together following a report that revealed the state is putting millions at risk for identity theft by printing full social security numbers on documents being mailed.

07/20/2015

Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone (Archdiocese of San Francisco)

SF Archbishop: Pier 14 Shooting Should Not Be Used For Punishing Minorities, Political Gain

In his first statement on the Pier 14 shooting, San Francisco Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone asked elected officials Monday to refrain from politicizing the “senseless killing” of a 31-year-old Pleasanton woman.

07/20/2015

Kate Steinle, Juan Francisco Lopez-Sanchez (Family photo/CBS)

Family Of Pier 14 Shooting Victim To Speak At U.S. Senate Judiciary Meeting On Immigration Issues

Family members of a woman shot to death on San Francisco’s waterfront earlier this month allegedly at the hands of a Mexican national with multiple deportations will speak at a U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Tuesday.

07/20/2015

(photo courtesy AIDS Walk San Francisco)

20,000 Stroll Through Golden Gate Park In The 2015 AIDS Walk San Francisco

Thousands of supporters walked, strolled and strutted for six miles Sunday to raise money for AIDS/HIV research at the 2015 AIDS Walk San Francisco.

07/20/2015

Drip irrigation waters a field of grape vines on February 25, 2014 in Firebaugh, California.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

California Proposes Historic $1.5M Fine Aimed At Farms For Taking Water

The California water board has proposed the first-of-its-kind, $1.5 million fine for water-taking during the drought.

07/20/2015

Ed Pereira

California Drought Leads To Neighborhood Turf Battles

Strict neighborhood rules requiring green lawns are being challenged as California’s drought prompts homeowners to embrace alternate landscaping.

07/18/2015

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Most New California Licenses Going To Undocumented Immigrants

After a new law went into effect in January, more than half of all new driver’s licenses issued in California this year have gone to people who are in the country illegally, the state said Friday.

07/17/2015

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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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