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10 Must-Haves For Travel With Toddlers

We travel… A lot.

At 21 months old, my toddler had logged over 60 flight hours and she continues to sleep in her travel crib an average of 2 weekends a month. As a result, I have a lot of experience surviving airports, airplanes, hotels, cabs, and long car rides in foreign countries with a baby.

05/22/2015

Why I Declared Our Bedroom A Wireless-Free Zone #NewsMom

Why I Declared Our Bedroom A Wireless-Free Zone

While covering a story on cell phone radiation, reporter Julie Watts asks a personal aside: “How dangerous is it that I keep two cellphones and a wireless baby monitor in our bedroom where my child sleeps? ” The response prompted her to declare her bedroom wireless-free.

05/20/2015

Cory Lawler, Dale Brackner (SFPD)

Suspects Arrested After Fast-Acting SFPD Recruits Stop Smash And Grab Burglary In Progress

A group fast-acting of San Francisco Police Academy recruits got a chance to stop a crime when they spotted a burglary-in-progress.

05/19/2015

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Appeals Court Sides With YouTube In Anti-Muslim Film Case

In a victory for free speech advocates, a federal appeals court says YouTube should not have been forced to take down an anti-Muslim film that sparked violence in the Middle East and death threats to actors.

05/18/2015

Fifty-five-year-old Abid Gilani from Walnut Creek was one of the victim's in the Amtrak train crash in Philadelphia. (CBS SF)

Walnut Creek Man One Of Victims In Philadelphia Amtrak Train Crash

Fifty-five-year-old Abid Gilani was an executive with Wells Fargo in New York. He lived in Walnut Creek so he could be with his family on the weekends.

05/15/2015

Beetle inside Starbucks salad from Sacramento, CA

Customer Finds Live Beetle At Bottom Of Half-Eaten Starbucks Salad

A Starbucks salad packed a little extra protein for a woman who opened her plastic-enclosed lunch and ate several bites before finding something black with six legs and a hard exoskeleton wriggling below the broccoli florets.

05/14/2015

Within a few years NASA hopes to fly a piloted X-plane, replacing the wings and engines of a Tecnam P2006T with electric-powered propellers.
(NASA Graphic)

NASA’s Electric Aircraft Could Revolutionize Your Work Commute

Planes could soon be ditching the jet fuel for electricity.

05/13/2015

CHIP -- "The World's First Nine Dollar Computer" (Kickstarter)

Oakland Hackers’ $9 Computer Reaches Kickstarter Goal 20 Times Over

Move over iPad. An Oakland-based group of computer engineers unveiled CHIP, “the world’s first $9 computer,” capable of surfing the web and then some.

05/12/2015

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$18 Million In Scholarships Are Awarded For Robotics In California’s Schools

Carson’s California Academy of Mathematics and Science’s Nerd Herd learn about robotics and gain educational benefits along with financial assistance for college.

05/12/2015