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A picture taken on January 29, 2013, shows a fake Microsoft Windows 7 computer operating system. (KENZO TRIBOUILLARD/AFP/Getty Images)

Larry Magid: Microsoft To End Support For Windows 7

SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS)— Microsoft says it will end support for several of its products including Windows 7. Consumers are wondering if there will be a new operating system before then. Back in April we talked […]

07/08/2014

Craig Gentry #3 of the Oakland Athletics steals second base, beating the throw to Brandon Crawford #35 of the San Francisco Giants in the bottom of the fifth inning at O.co Coliseum on July 7, 2014 in Oakland. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: A’s, Giants Appear Headed In Different Directions

“The A’s looked a lot fresher,” John Madden told the KCBS Radio morning crew. “They looked quicker, they looked like they’re into it.”

CONNECT WITH KCBS–07/08/2014

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Larry Magid: TSA Wants You To Charge Electronics Before You Board

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is following up on reports that terrorists may try to target planes by turning cell phones into undetectable bombs.

07/07/2014

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Daily Madden: All-Star Selections Honor The A’s

Six players from the Oakland A’s have been selected for the All-Star game, the most since 1975.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–07/07/2014

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KCBS In Depth: Safety Barrier On Golden Gate Bridge To Prevent Suicides

SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS) — It’s been years in the making, with heart-wrenching debate, but a final agreement on funding for a suicide barrier on the Golden Gate Bridge was reached last week. The safety net […]

07/07/2014

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San Jose Pot Clubs Stand Up Against Tough New Regulations

Pot clubs are gearing up for a war against the city of San Jose after the City Council voted in tough new pot club regulations.

07/04/2014

US goalkeeper Tim Howard makes a save during extra-time in the Round of 16 football match between Belgium and USA at The Fonte Nova Arena in Salvador on July 1, 2014, during the 2014 FIFA World Cup. (Adrian Dennis/AFP/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: Tim Howard Is America’s Latest Sports Hero Following World Cup Performance

“You really enjoy the pressure they put on the goalkeeper and the job that he did… He had so much confidence (that) after awhile I just thought they’re not going to score on him.”

CONNECT WITH KCBS–07/02/2014

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Larry Magid: Laptops Here To Stay For Some L.A. Students

The Los Angeles Unified School District is making a change to its program to provide every student with an iPad. The district will now let some high school students get laptops instead.

06/30/2014

Dried and cracked earth is visible on an unplanted field at a farm on April 29, 2014 near Mendota, California.(Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

KCBS Cover Story Series: California’s Record Drought Taking Toll On Central Valley Farmers And Businesses

Cash registers in the Central Valley are seeing less activity these days because there’s less water. The state’s record drought is impacting farm towns in California’s Central Valley in a major way.

06/27/2014

Dried and cracked earth is visible on an unplanted field at a farm on April 29, 2014 near Mendota, California.(Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

KCBS Cover Story Series: California Drought Hammering Central Valley Farms, Businesses

California’s record drought is affecting just about everyone across the state but the Central Valley’s multibillion-dollar agricultural industry may be experiencing the impact the most.

06/25/2014