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O.co Coliseum on April 4, 2014 in Oakland, California. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Oakland Faces Plenty Of Obstacles In Keeping Professional Sports Teams In The City

Scott McKibben, Executive Director of the Oakland-Alameda Coliseum County Authority, looks at some of those obstacles and the chances each team has of staying in the East Bay.

04/02/2015

A small pool of water is surrounded by dried and cracked earth that was the bottom of the Almaden Reservoir. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

California Drought Is History Repeating Itself; 4th Drought Since 1976

You’ve heard the bad news about California’s drought before. Gov. Jerry Brown created a drought emergency task force – in March of 1977 during Brown’s first stint as governor.

03/30/2015

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San Francisco Progressives Push For Lowering Minimum Voter Age To 16 For Local Elections

They can drive, they can work, and now a group of San Francisco city officials, including two supervisors want 16-and 17-year-olds to be eligible to vote.

03/17/2015

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New SF Bicycle Coalition Director Says Transit Options Are Key; Wouldn’t Want Car-Less Future

The new executive director of the San Francisco Bicycle Coalition, thinks San Francisco, with it’s year-round mild weather, is the perfect place to ride, but he doesn’t foresee the perfect transit conditions being completely car-less.

03/16/2015

Riley the beagle was rescued from a lab by the Beagle Freedom Project. (CBS)

Beagles Used In Alzheimer’s Study, But For Dogs With The Disease, Not Humans

Someone in the United States is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease every 67 seconds. But your pets can be diagnosed with the disease as well. Dr. Jennifer Scarlet has some prevention tips and talks about a study involving beagles.

03/16/2015

Pinot Noir grapes (ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Narsai David: Heading To The Russian River Valley For Merry Edward Wines

Narsai David heads to the Russian River Valley for the Merry Edwards winery to try out a Pinot Noir and a Sauvingon Blanc you shouldn’t rush into drinking.

03/13/2015

Will Ferrell and Rickey Henderson. (Photo Credit: Major League Baseball)

John Madden: Will Ferrell ‘Lacks Respect’ By Playing In Spring Training Games

Madden said he won’t be tuning in when the actor and comedian takes the field at five Arizona Cactus League games, playing all nine positions.

03/12/2015

Patrick Willis of the San Francisco 49ers walks off the field after they lost to the Carolina Panthers at Candlestick Park on November 10, 2013 in San Francisco, California. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: Patrick Willis Retires On A Wild Day Of NFL Trades And Free Agent Signings

John Madden looked back at the free agent and trade frenzy in the NFL.

03/11/2015

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Daily Madden: The 49ers In ‘Disarray’

The Coach talks about NFL free-trade talk that goes before players are signed, the trade rumors of 49er QB Colin Kaepernick, the signing of Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Torrey Smith and loss of Frank Gore.

03/10/2015

Puppy receives identification microchip via hypodermic needle (AP)

Protecting Lost Pets Sometimes Means Tracking Them With Your Phone App

Most pet owners would agree that one of the worst possible nightmares is losing your animal. According to the SF SPCA, about 10 million pets are lost in the United States every year.

03/09/2015