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Brittney Nance helps her daughter Izabella, 7, with homework as Henry Nance, 5, and Lillie Nance, 2, play on the bed in their motel room at the Old Town Inn March 5, 2009 in West Sacramento, California. Brittney and her family were evicted from the house they were renting after her husband, Steve Nance, lost his job. The couple and their three children are living in a budget motel while they save enough money for deposit on a new rental home, but are finding it difficult as they pay nearly $1200 a month for the motel room. All five live in a small studio sized room with most of their belongings. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

20,000 Homeless Bay Area Schoolchildren – How Did We Get Here?

Soaring housing costs in the Bay Area and worsening domestic violence are just part of what are driving the increase in family homelessness.

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10-Year-Old Homeless San Francisco Schoolgirl Struggles To Keep Her Secret

Being a kid at school is hard enough without having to worry about where you and your family will sleep that night. So imagine juggling homework and peer pressure while living in a shelter, on the street, or in someone’s spare room—but that’s the reality for many children across the state.

12/16/2014

Quarterback  Andrew Luck #12 of the Indianapolis Colts calls a play against the New England Patriots during the fourth quarter of the game at Lucas Oil Stadium on November 16, 2014 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: Why Is Andrew Luck Giving Thanks For Getting Hit?

SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS) – Colts quarterback Andrew Luck has been known to congratulate defensive linemen after they sack him. “He’s trying to be nice to them so that they won’t keep getting him,” John Madden […]

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Bessie Carmichael School in San Francisco's SoMa. (photo credit: Doug Sovern)

Number Of Homeless Children In Bay Area Reaches All-Time High

Despite years of trying to end homelessness, the number of homeless children in California, and the Bay Area, is at an all-time high.

12/15/2014

Daily Madden: Should Roughing Calls Be Reviewed?

SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS) – The Seattle Seahawks got a huge break at a key moment in Sunday’s game when the 49ers were incorrectly called for roughing the passer on a third down incompletion in the […]

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KCBS In Depth: California Academy Of Sciences Proves Popular With Adults

The new Executive Director of California Academy of Sciences, Dr. Jonathon Foley, says institutions like his play an important role in filling educational gaps, but is also popular among adults.

12/15/2014

Head coach Jim Harbaugh of the San Francisco 49ers looks on against the Kansas City Chiefs during the second quarter at Levi's Stadium on October 5, 2014 in Santa Clara.  (Photo by Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: Harbaugh Is Still A Top NFL Coach

Following a 17-7 loss to the Seahawks, the 49ers are shut out of the playoffs with two games to play.

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Narsai David: Russian River Chardonnay & Sonoma County Pinot

With the holidays upon us, Narsai David has two wine selections that won’t break the budget and are easy to pair with food.

12/12/2014

San Francisco 49ers vs. Seattle Seahawks (credit: Christian Petersen/Getty Images

Daily Madden: 49ers And Seahawks Appear Headed In Opposite Directions

The 49ers face a team Sunday that John Madden believes is the best in the NFL right now.

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Daily Madden: Can The Raiders Beat The Chiefs Twice?

SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS) – The Oakland Raiders are coming off an emotionally-charged victory over the San Francisco 49ers, their second win of the season. “They beat two pretty good teams,” John Madden told the KCBS […]

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