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Jerry Brown

Frustrated Gov. Brown Turns Back to California Labor Base

Seemingly fed up with Republican opposition to his budget ideas, Gov. Jerry Brown was poised to mobilize union members to help elect more Democrats to the state Legislature.


California Governor Jerry Brown (AP)

California Governor Tries To Keep Labor, Business Happy

Governor Jerry Brown addressed a union convention in Las Vegas Monday, while still mulling over whether to sign some labor-friendly legislation. The California governor is walking a fine line to keep both business and labor happy.


Rick Perry

Rick Perry Makes Impression on Wealthy Silicon Valley Donors

Texas Governor Rick Perry made his Bay Area debut as a presidential candidate on Friday with an appearance in East Palo Alto to raise money in his first California campaign swing.


FBI investigators searching Pennsylvania crash site of United flight 93. (AP)

San Rafael Man’s Long Road Back After Losing Pregnant Wife On 9/11

For years, Jack Grandcolas struggled to regain a sense of control over his life after his wife and unborn child perished aboard United Airlines Flight 93 on September 11, 2001.


Michael Hingson and his guide dog Roselle

Bay Area 9/11 Survivor Fondly Remembers His Special Hero

In this KCBS Cover Story, reporter Doug Sovern tells the story of Michael Hingson and his former guide dog Roselle, who saved him from the World Trade Center on 9/11.



California Supreme Court Justices Hear Prop 8 Arguments

The California Supreme Court has been asked to give an advisory opinion on whether sponsors of Proposition 8 have the right to appeal a federal court ruling striking down the initiative.


Mark Bingham, right, is shown with his mother, Alice Hoagland, in the documentary “With You.” (credit:

Bay Area Mom Recalls Her Son’s Heroism On 9/11

As the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks near, KCBS is looking at the people deeply affected by the tragic events of that day, including a Bay Area mom who lost her son on United Flight 93.


California State Capitol in Sacramento (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Business Group Backs California Democrats’ Push To Streamline Regulations

Two proposals California Democrats hope will attract more companies and jobs to the state have won praise from the California Chamber of Commerce.


Patrick D'Arrigo

SJPD Officer Accused Of Molesting Teen Boys

A San Jose police officer was arrested in Gilroy Wednesday on suspicion of having unlawful sexual contact with two underage teens, Gilroy police said.


Eastern Span of the Bay Bridge at night. (CBS)

Catwalks For New Bay Bridge Tower Illuminated

The bright orange catwalks leading to the tower on the Bay Bridge’s new eastern span were illuminated Monday, giving residents a sneak preview of what the bridge will look like when it is completed in 2013.

CBS San Francisco–08/29/2011

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