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StarDate: Summer Solstice— Plotting The Sun’s Motions

Summer arrives tomorrow in the northern hemisphere, as the Sun stands farthest north for the entire year. It’s also the longest day day of the year with 14 hours of daylight in the U.S.

06/20/2014

Pitcher Clayton Kershaw #22 of the Los Angeles Dodgers (C) is mobbed by his teammates and television cameramen after Kershaw pitched a no-hitter against the Colorado Rockies in the MLB game at Dodger Stadium on June 18, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. The Dodgers defeated the Rockies 8-0. (Photo by Victor Decolongon/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: Hats Off To Clayton Kershaw; No-Hitter Even Giants Fan Should Admire

In a near perfect game, Dodgers pitcher Clayton Kershaw threw a no-hitter against the Colorado Rockies in a 8-0 win Wednesday night. “I’ve always respected him,” John Madden told the KCBS Radio morning crew.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–06/19/2014

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Larry Magid: Amazon Enters Smartphone Market

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos showed off his company’s first entry into the smartphone market with features like a 3-D display, tangle-free flat-cord headphones, and it’s own operating system, sort of.

06/18/2014

Fred of Brazil has his shot blocked by Hector Moreno of Mexico at Castelao on June 17, 2014 in Fortaleza, Brazil. (Photo by Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: Jumping On World Cup Bandwagon

Mexico held off Brazil in an action-packed 0-0 draw in World Cup play Tuesday, and well-known soccer unenthusiast John Madden was among the TV spectators.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–06/18/2014

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Larry Magid: Facebook Tries To Slingshot Snapchat Again

Facebook is gearing up to take on Snapchat once again by launching its own disappearing messaging app, Slingshot.

06/17/2014

Quarterback Bubby Brister of the Pittsburgh Steelers (left) talks to his head coach Chuck Noll during a game against the Dallas Cowboys at Three Rivers Stadium in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 1988. (Getty Images)

Daily Madden: Chuck Noll Was A Model Coach

Funeral services were held near Pittsburgh Tuesday for NFL Hall of Fame coach Chuck Noll, who died over the weekend at age 82.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–06/17/2014

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StarDate: Eta Carinae

One of the most intriguing star systems in the galaxy may be about to get a lot more interesting.

06/16/2014

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Larry Magid: Feds Want To Look At Apps That May Be Distracting Drivers

A new measure proposed by the Obama Administration would give federal officials the authority to set restrictions on the use of mapping and traffic apps if they are deemed to be dangerous.

06/16/2014

Mike Sugerman relaxes in an ale bath. (Heather Waldschmidt)

About The Bay: Take A Relaxing Beer Bath At Calistoga Ranch

Mike Sugerman soaks in a relaxing beer bath at Calistoga Ranch and was surprised to say it could be the cure for what “ales” you.

06/16/2014

(photo courtesy: City of Alameda)

Animal Update: Coping With The Loss Of Your Pet

Coping with the loss of a pet is rough, but Dr. Jennifer Scarlett from the San Francisco SPCA addresses the issue in this week’s Animal Update.

06/16/2014