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Idina Menzel (credit: Neilson Barnard/Getty Images)

Singer Idina Menzel Announce Concert at Concord Pavilion

The Tony Award-winning actress & the power behind the Frozen soundtrack, is coming to the Bay…

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Immigration. (AP)

Silicon Valley’s Hi-Tech Industry Underwhelmed With Pres. Obama’s Immigration Reform

President Obama’s immigration announcement on Thursday fell failed to impress the technology interests in Silicon Valley as there were no assurances for an increase in hi-tech visas.

11/21/2014

New style driver's licenses for undocumented immigrants in California. (CBS)

New Category Of California Driver’s License Being Created For Undocumented Immigrants

California driver’s licenses will have a new category for undocumented immigrants come January.

11/20/2014

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Above-Average Rainfall Forecast For Bay Area Winter

SAN FRANCISCO (KPIX 5) — For the first time in a long time, above-average rainfall is predicted for all of California. On the heels of the wettest day in San Francisco (0.55” as of 7pm) […]

11/20/2014

The Olympic rings are seen at Tower Bridge as part of the Opening Ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games at the Olympic Stadium on July 27, 2012 in London, England. (Mark Kolbe/Getty Images)

San Francisco To Bid On Hosting The 2024 Summer Olympics

San Francisco is one of four finalist cities being considered for a U.S. bid to host the Olympic Games.

11/20/2014

President Obama addresses the nation on September 10th, 2014 to detail the plans to attack ISIL also known as ISIS in Iraq and Syria.

Pres. Obama’s Executive Order On Immigration Will Impact Bay Area’s Diverse Population

After President Obama makes his announcement on immigration reform tonight, he will sign the executive order into law at a ceremony in Las Vegas on Friday that will shield about 5 million undocumented immigrants from deportation. KCBS talks with law professor Bill Hing to discuss its impact on the Bay Area and beyond.

11/20/2014

An image from the Hendo Hoverboard promotional video. (Arx Pax)

Famed Skater Tony Hawk Tests Out Los Gatos Company’s Innovative Hoverboard

Tony Hawk, the most famous skateboarder to ever ride (probably) took his first go at a new brand of skating: hoverboarding.

11/17/2014

An airplane lands at nightfall. (CBS)

Cargo Pilots Say Fatigue Leading To Big Danger Below

Dozens of huge cargo jets fly over Bay Area neighborhoods daily, and the pilots flying them say lack of rest is creating a big danger below.

11/16/2014

A protester holds a mirror up to a police officer in Oakland on August 20, 2014. Demonstrators gathered to protest the fatal shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, along with other incidents of police brutality. (Joe Vazquez / CBS)

CA Police Departments Brace For Large Demonstrations After Grand Jury Decision In Michael Brown Case

Police departments in California and across the country are bracing for large demonstrations when a grand jury decides whether to indict Officer Darren Wilson for killing Michael Brown, an unarmed black teenager in Ferguson, Missouri last August.

11/15/2014

Kayak Summer Date

15 Things To Do In The Bay Area — Week Of November 16th To 23rd

Kayaking with the kids, 80s culture, old tech, Raiders could win one, disco, Celtic harp, and science top this week’s 15 Things To Do in the Bay Area.

11/14/2014

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