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Cats Dumped Outside Marin Humane Society Are Now Ready For Adoption

More than 100 cats and kittens have been dumped off the Marin Humane Society in a series of anonymous, late-night visits, overwhelming shelter operations. Now the first dozen are ready to be adopted.

20 hours ago

Heavy traffic on the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge on August 17, 2011 after authorities shut down part of Interstate 580 due to a police standoff. (CBS)

Toll Booth’s Cash Lane Closures Cut Costs, Drives Richmond-San Rafael Bridge Commuters Mad

Friday morning’s commute was particularly aggravating for motorists approaching the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge. A toll authority spokesman says cash-lane closures are part of a cost-cutting measure.

20 hours ago

A protester sits in a street in front of police in riot gear as protesters attempt to block an entrance to the Port of Oakland on December 12, 2011 in Oakland. (Kimberly White/Getty Images)

Riot Police May Incite Violence Among Protesters Instead Of Preventing It, UC Berkeley Researchers Find

Do police in riot gear and the tactics and equipment they use on protesters such as ini Ferguson, Mo. and the Occupy movement in the Bay Area prevent violent clashes or incite them?

20 hours ago

Michael Chiklis as Terry Eidson & Jim Caviezel as Bob Ladouceur in "When the Game Stands Tall" (credit: TriStar/Sony Pictures)

De La Salle’s Story Hits The Big Screen in ‘When the Game Stands Tall’

Movie inspired by Bob Ladouceur and the De La Salle High School Spartans’ 151-game winning streak in theaters…

20 hours ago

A Look Back At 2011: Bay Area & The World

Cops From Pepper-Spraying Incident Revealed In UC Davis’ Reynoso Report

The California Supreme Court has ruled this week that newspapers have a right to publish the names of all the UC Davis campus police officers involved in pepper-spraying student protesters in 2011.

21 hours ago

MythBusters: The Explosive Exhibition

SF-Based ‘MythBusters’ Drops 3 Co-Hosts, Returns To Original Format

In a video announcement Thursday on Discovery Channel website, hosts Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman confirmed that longtime co-hosts Kari Byron, Grant Imahara, and Tory Belleci will no longer appear on the show.

21 hours ago

(Credit Sarah Fine)

Coughing Fits, Strange Smell Force BART Train Evacuation, Nothing Found

A strange odor, noxious fumes, and train car full of coughing passengers triggered police to evacuate the entire BART train, created a domino effect of delays system wide, and spawned news stations to launch their helicopters, but after a short investigation, nothing was found.

21 hours ago

Denver Broncos v San Francisco 49ers

Daily Madden: 49ers Need To Acknowledge And Get Past Preseason Woes

The 49ers will host the San Diego Chargers this Sunday at Levi’s Stadium and Coach Madden told KCBS what he thinks is important for San Francisco to accomplish in this preseason game after the last two poor showings.

22 hours ago

Davis' MRAP armored vehicle (CBS)

Davis Police Department Adds Mine-Resistant Armored Truck To Force

The newest crime-fighting tool for the college town of about 65,000 is a mine-resistant, ambush-protected armored vehicle. The MRAP was developed by the military for the war. After Pentagon budget cuts, the vehicle has been making its way to local law enforcement.

23 hours ago

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