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A guard tower is seen on the grounds of the California State Prison at San Quentin. ( Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Quentin’s Death Row Is Running Out Of Room

San Quentin’s Death Row is home to some of the state’s most notorious criminals, but the prison may be running out of room for them, prompting Governor Jerry Brown to ask for millions of dollars to pay for more cells.

05/25/2015

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

KGO News Producer Fired Over Tweet Suggesting Police Use ‘Real Bullets’ On Oakland Protesters

A freelance producer at KGO-TV was given the pink slip after he tweeted a message Saturday suggesting police shoot Oakland protesters.

05/25/2015

(Photo courtesy  of The Castro Valley News)

Bronze Statue Of Jesus Ripped Off Cross Outside Castro Valley Church

A bronze statue of Jesus has been stolen off its cross outside the Church of the Transfiguration in Castro Valley.

05/25/2015

Ray McDonald #91 of the San Francisco 49ers warms up before their game against the Philadelphia Eagles at Levi's Stadium on September 28, 2014 in Santa Clara, California. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Chicago Bears Drop Ray McDonald Over Domestic Violence Arrest

The Chicago Bears have released defensive tackle Ray McDonald Monday after he was arrested for two separate charges in San Jose.

05/25/2015

Quarry Lakes Recreational Area in Fremont. (East Bay Park District)

Toxic Algae Bloom Prompts Closure Of Quarry Lakes In Fremont

The Quarry Lakes Regional Recreational Area in Fremont is closed for swimming through at least Wednesday, according to the East Bay Regional Park District.

05/25/2015

Demonstrators hit Oakland streets again last night, upset about the mayor's new tactic to curb out of control protests. (CBS SF)

Protesters Arrested, Cited In Clash With Oakland Police Over Curfew Crackdown

Protesters in Oakland clashed with police over the crackdown on protest marches, which now must be permitted, limited to sidewalks and are subject to curfew. 19 people were cited and four were arrested.

05/25/2015

(NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

Warning: Phony ‘Phishing’ Bank Email Tells Customers To Share Private Data Or Risk Account Suspension

A phony “phishing” email is circulating encouraging bank customers to share personal data online or risk account suspension.

05/25/2015

On a cold, blustery day, a couple walks along the sandy beach at Goat Rock in Bodega Bay. (Photo by George Rose/Getty Images)

Chilly Bay Area Residents Reach For Sweaters, Not Swimsuits This Memorial Day

Memorial Day is the “unofficial kickoff” to summer, but it feels more like the kick off to Presidents’ Day.

05/25/2015

Eric Swalwell

East Bay Congressman Says Letting Patriot Act Expire This Month Would Be A Mistake

Unless there’s an 11th-hour deal, portions of the Patriot Act is set to expire at the end of this month. East Bay Congressman Eric Swalwell is concerned about what that could mean for national security.

05/25/2015