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Narsai David: Spring Is Asparagus Season

In the Bay Area, springtime is when fresh, local asparagus–a vegetable with an ancient history–comes on the market. It’s usually in season from mid-April until mid-June. So, which to choose, the skinny stuff or the fat stalks?

04/18/2014

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Jan Wahl Movie Review: ‘The Railway Man’ & ‘Watermark’

KCBS Entertainment Editor Jan Wahl reviews “The Railway Man” and says this one is one of those films we get every once in a while that’s a combination of deep, powerful and beautifully made.

04/18/2014

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StarDate 4/18/2014: Changing Skies

As twilight fades away this evening, their skies will be speckled with an amazing richness of twinkling stars. Your StarDate for April 18th is here.

04/18/2014

Modoc and Siskiyou Counties in far Northern California are looking to secede and create their own state called Jefferson. (CBS)

Phil Matier: Plan To Separate California Into 6 States May Be On Hold Until 2016

A plan to split California into six separate states may have to wait until 2016 to go to voters with the deadline for the November ballot soon approaching.

04/18/2014

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - SEPTEMBER 22: Aldon Smith #99 of the San Francisco 49ers looks on during warm-ups against the Indianapolis Colts at Candlestick Park on September 22, 2013 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: Are The 49ers Ready To Give Up On Aldon Smith?

The 49ers are facing a May 3 deadline to pick up a 2015 fifth year contract option on star linebacker Aldon Smith.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–04/18/2014

The feature allows users to find their friends, who are nearby. (Facebook)

Larry Magid: Facebook Launches Friend Finding Feature

Nearby Friends allows users to see what city and neighborhood a friend is in, how many miles away they are, and how long ago they were there.

04/17/2014

Hunter Pence #8 (L) of the San Francisco Giants is congratulated by Michael Morse #38 (R) after Pence scored in the bottom of the third inning against the Los Angeles Dodgers at AT&T Park on April 16, 2014 in San Francisco. Pence scored on an RBI single from Buster Posey. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: Giants And Dodgers Are Rebuilding The Rivalry

“We have some legitimate rivalries right now with Los Angeles,” John Madden told the KCBS Radio morning crew.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–04/17/2014

A sign outside Google headquarters in Mountain View. (David Paul Morris/Getty Images)

Larry Magid: Google Brings Back Modular Tech With Project Ara

More details have emerged about Google’s Project Ara, which plans to make a new customizable smartphone that will first be targeted for the developing world.

04/16/2014

Medication bottles of prescription pills. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

About The Bay: A Personal Look At The Cost Of Health Care

KCBS and KPIX reporter Mike Sugerman had a firsthand look at the costs of health care with a recent health scare of his own, in his travels About the Bay.

04/16/2014

Christine Ponelle plays with her dogs Cholla and Puma at Bernal Heights Park (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Animal Update: Dominance And Dog Training Myths

We’ve all seen trainers use dominance and punishment training techniques with dogs, but Dr. Jennifer Scarlett from the San Francisco SPCA explains why this kind of training may be outdated.

04/14/2014