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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

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

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey circus elephants perform during Barnum's FUNundrum. (Photo credit should read EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/Getty Images)

California Could Be First State To Ban Using Bullhooks On Elephants

California would be the first state to ban using bullhooks to guide and discipline elephants, under a bill moving through the Legislature.

05/22/2015

Mia Alamuddin (L), Amal Clooney and actor George Clooney arrive at the premiere of Disney's Tomorrowland in Anaheim, California on May 9, 2015.   AFP PHOTO/ DAVID MCNEW        (Photo: DAVID MCNEW/AFP/Getty Images)

Jan Wahl Movie Review: ‘Tomorrowland’ And ‘I’ll See You In My Dreams’

For once, the future is not the post-apocalyptic nightmare of today’s science fiction. Jan Wahl reviews “Tomorrowland” starring George Clooney and “I’ll See You In My Dreams” with Blythe Danner.

05/22/2015

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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