California Governor Jerry Brown. (Max Whittaker/Getty Images)

Field Poll Suggests Gov. Brown Losing Ground With Californians

The Field Poll also shows most voters continue to give the State Legislature poor marks. Only 19% of respondents approve of the job being done by lawmakers while 64% disapprove.


The Google Chinese logo is displayed on a sign outside the company's office in Shanghai. (Philippe Lopez/AFP/Getty Images)

Mountain View-Based Google To Buy Motorola Mobility For $12.5 Billion

Google says authorities in China have approved its acquisition of Motorola Mobility. This brings the Internet search giant closer to completing its biggest deal ever.


San Francisco Muni

Bus System Gets Green Light For SF’s Van Ness Avenue

One of San Francisco’s most congested streets may soon have a new feature that could dramatically improve mass transit on the roadway.


Artist's conception of a California high-speed rail train. (California High-Speed Rail Authority)

California High-Speed Rail Authority Approves New Business Plan

The authority overseeing efforts to build a high-speed rail system in California has approved its revised business plan, sending the ambitious project to an uncertain fate in the Legislature.


Oracle Racing AC45 catamarans practice in the San Francisco Bay on February 21, 2012. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

SF Board Of Supervisors Unanimously Approve America’s Cup Agreement

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors unanimously approved an agreement Tuesday with the America’s Cup Event Authority to host events in 2012 and 2013.


Obama San Francisco Masonic Center

Poll Finds California Support Solidifying For Obama Re-Election

A new Field Poll shows President Barack Obama is regaining his political footing in California.


CBS 5 HealthWatch

HealthWatch: Feds Urged To Dump ‘Flawed’ Medical Device Review

The government should abandon a 35-year-old system for approving most medical devices in the U.S. because it offers little to no assurance of safety for patients, a panel of medical experts concludes in a report Friday.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–07/29/2011

San Francisco City Hall (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Another Pension Reform Plan Makes It Onto San Francisco’s Nov. Ballot

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors Tuesday approved a pension and health care reform plan to be placed on the November ballot.


Celebrity Cheats

Infidelity Revelations Further Damage Schwarzenegger’s Sinking Reputation

Arnold Schwarzenegger’s popularity was nose-diving as he left office last year and has sunk even further in the wake of revelations that he fathered a child with his housekeeper.

CBS San Francisco–06/17/2011

Target store in Mountain View (AP)

San Rafael Target Approved Following Years Of Debate

A six-year battle over plans to build a Target in East San Rafael ended early Friday morning with a narrow 3-2 City Council vote that changed zoning regulations to allow the store. The vote hasn’t ended the debate over the long-term impact on the city’s economy.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–04/22/2011