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Win a Trip to See Mumford & Sons in NYC: Play Pingo

Pingo is a free game that rewards you for taking photos with your phone. Not only is Pingo simple and fun, but prizes are given away every day—lots of them!

04/17/2015

Squalid Conditions

San Francisco Apartment From Hell: Tenants Sue Landlord Over Sewage In Sinks, Blood-Stained Walls

Home is where their hell is — that’s what tenants of a South of Market apartment building are trying to illustrate in a lawsuit that alleges a bevy of terrible living conditions despite paying market-rate rents.

04/16/2015

Orange traffic cones on road

Overturned Big Rig Spills Wine Onto Busy Road Near Modesto

A big rig carrying wine has crashed, spilling liquid all over Maze Blvd. near South River Road in Stanislaus County Wednesday morning.

04/15/2015

MESSENGER Over Calvino Crater A depiction of the MESSENGER spacecraft is shown flying over Mercury's surface displayed in enhanced color. The crater ringed by bright orange is Calvino crater. The enhanced color imagery of Mercury was obtained during the mission's second Mercury flyby in 2008. Visit this page to learn more about this high resolution sequence of color imagery from Mercury flyby 2. Credit: NASA/Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory/Carnegie Institution of Washington

Should NASA Be Crashing Spacecraft Into Alien Planets?

More and more NASA missions are ending in explosive crashes, despite the risk of carrying life forms from Earth into alien worlds.

04/14/2015

Tortured Puppy

Burned Chihuahua Puppy In Antioch Recovering After Losing Ears; $1,000 Reward Offered To Find Attacker

A chihuahua puppy that was found to have been tortured with major burns is recovering after having its ears amputated. Police are offering a reward to find its attacker.

04/10/2015

Unmanned aerial vehicle or drone purchased by the Alameda County Sheriff's Office. (CBS)

Controversial Police Drone Inches Closer To Flight In San Jose

After several community meetings, a San Jose city commission has decided to endorse a controversial police drone. It’s an important step for police who hope to convince the public to buy-in.

04/09/2015

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52 Wacky Art Exhibits You Can Play With Take Over San Francisco’s Market Street For 3 Days

Dozens of art exhibitions will flood Market Street starting Thursday as the public prepares to vote on which ones will become a permanent fixture in this rapidly changing San Francisco corridor.

04/09/2015

Los Angeles International Airport (FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)

AP Finds At Least 82 Security Breeches At California Airports Over Last Decade

The teenage stowaway who flew in the wheel well of a jet from San Jose to Hawaii last spring is far from the only person who got past the security fences that protect California’s busiest airports.

04/09/2015

A sample driver's license (Department Of Motor Vehicles)

Suspended Driver’s Licenses Disproportionately Affects Low-Income California Residents

A new study shows how suspended driver’s licenses disproportionately affect low-income Californians who are not likely to pay the fines to get their licenses back.

04/08/2015