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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

This crane toppled at a Santa Clara construction site. (CBS)

Crane Collapses At Construction Site Near Great America

It appears nobody was injured in a crane collapse at a construction site on the Great America Parkway Friday morning.

05/08/2015

A Whole Foods market in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

A Cheaper Whole Foods Chain? Company Lays Out Plan To Court Millennials

Whole Foods is planning to open a new chain of stores that courts millennials with lower prices as it faces intensifying competition as a purveyor of organic and natural products.

05/07/2015

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Retirement Planning: Understanding IRAs

There is no better time than the present to look at your financial future and retirement planning.

05/06/2015

California State Prison, Solano (CDCR)

Missing Vacaville Inmate Found Dead Following Prison Yard Riot

Officials initially feared Nicholas Rodriguez had escaped from the prison, but his body was found in his cell house..

05/05/2015

Lucious, the 1-year-old Siberian Husky killed in a machete attack. (photo courtesy YourCentralValley.com)

Vicious Machete Attack On Dog Sparks Animal Abuse Rally In Merced

Dozens gathered in Merced to protest animal abuse after a Siberian Husky was tied to a fire hydrant and slashed by two men with machetes.

05/04/2015

(Roberta Gonzales)

Why Napa Is The Best Place To Get Your Exercise This Weekend

KPIX 5 Morning Weather Anchor Roberta Gonzales answers the questions you never get to ask on-air. Q: Roberta, heard you on KCBS Radio this morning and you were talking about cycling. Where are you riding this […]

05/01/2015