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Firechat. (CBS)

Hong Kong Protesters Using Bay Area-Based App To Work Around Beijing Internet-Block

Protesters in Hong Kong are using creative tools to coordinate their demonstrations, including a San Francisco-Bay Area app Firechat.

09/29/2014

Cormorants nesting on the old Eastern Span of the Bay Bridge. (Caltrans/CBS)

Relocation Of Birds From Old Bay Bridge Could Soar To More Than $30 Million

Consultants who monitor the birds say the population is actually on the increase in recent years, with 533 nests observed during the last count, abut twice as many as were spotted while the new span was under construction.

09/29/2014

Bob Bennett, president of the non-profit Felton Institute (CBS)

Head Of San Francisco Family Service Agency Under Fire For Bizarre X-Rated Personal Website

The head of a San Francisco nonprofit family services agency that gets millions in taxpayer money is under fire over blog postings that include twisted religious theories, sex, and X-rated photos.

09/29/2014

Sofia Jarvis (center) meets with her doctor. (CBS)

Bay Area Girl, Colorado Children Suffer Paralysis Symptoms Possibly Linked To Rare Enterovirus Strain

Health officials are investigating a cluster of 10 children in Colorado who have developed muscle weakness or partial paralysis, following a severe respiratory infection – a similar situation which has affected a Bay Area girl.

09/29/2014

Oracle Executive Chairman of the Board and Chief Technology Officer, Larry Ellison, delivers a keynote address during the 2014 Oracle Open World conference on September 28, 2014 in San Francisco. (Kimberly White/Getty Images)

About The Bay: Oracle’s Open World Creates Closed Streets, Traffic Tales Of Horror

You don’t need to be an oracle to have the foresight that traffic will be a bigger mess than usual this week in San Francisco, especially near Moscone Center where Oracle Open World is taking place.

09/29/2014

Land is exposed by the extremely low water level of Lake Kaweah on February 5, 2014 near Visalia, California. Now in its third straight year of unprecedented drought, California is experiencing its driest year on record, dating back 119 years and possible the worst in the past 500 years. Grasslands that support cattle have dried up, forcing ranchers to feed them expensive supplemental hay to keep them from starving or to sell at least some of their herds, and farmers are struggling with diminishing crop water and what to plant or whether to tear out permanent crops which use water year-round such, as almond trees. About 17 rural communities could run out of drinking water within several weeks and politicians are are pushing to undo laws that protect several endangered species. (Photo by David McNew/Getty Images)

KCBS In Depth: Exploring Water Solutions For California’s Drought

Is our current drought in California part of a natural weather pattern, an aberration, or climate change? KCBS In Depth cohosts speak with Dr. Peter Gleick, a globally recognized scientist who is an expert in water and climate issues, about challenges ahead for California in the midst of the worst drought on record.

09/29/2014

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High School In Fairfield Evacuated After Bomb Threat Hoax

FAIRFIELD (KCBS) — Students at Vanden High School in Fairfield were sent home early Monday afternoon after after a bomb threat, that later turned out to be a hoax, was phoned into the school, police […]

09/29/2014

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Silicon Valley Venture Capitalists Warning Of Tech Bubble Due To Startup Spending

Netscape founder Marc Andreessen says startups are burning too much cash right now, at a rate similar to the 1999 dot com bubble, according to Business Insider. Andreessen went on Twitter last week to warn that overspending companies will “vaporize” when the broader stock market begins to go south.

09/29/2014

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San Jose Considers Increasing Fines Up To $50,000 For Rule-Breaking Pot Clubs

Pot clubs not following San Jose’s new cannabis club regulations could soon be handed a massive fine.

09/29/2014

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