A display inside a teacher's meeting room at Julia Baldwin Elementary in San Jose shows African-American and Latino boys with the slogan "Keeping Our Black and Brown Boys in Mind." (CBS)

SJ Principal Defends ‘Brown Boys’ Message Board

An anonymous email sent to CBS 5 Wednesday criticized a staffroom board that reminds teachers to keep “our black and brown boys in mind” as racist. But the principal of that school said the board is not racism, and isn’t going anywhere.


Ross Mirkarimi

About The Bay: Mirkarimi Case Puts Spotlight On SF Domestic Violence

In his travels About the Bay, KCBS’ Mike Sugerman looks at the issue of domestic violence, which has been in the spotlight with charges being brought against San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi.


A familiar piece of San Francisco’s urban landscape is coming down. The purple, neon-lit Yahoo billboard that greeted motorists as they approached the Bay Bridge was dismantled Wednesday, after decking the busy highway for 12 years. The ad resembled a retro motel vaA worker walks by a section of a Yahoo! billboard on December 21, 2011 in San Francisco, California. Yahoo's iconic retro-style billboard was taken down after 12 years of greeting visitors to San Francisco. The brightly colored billboard, reminiscent of a 1960's era motel sign, was installed in 1999 next to Interstate 80 near downtown San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Longtime SF Yahoo Billboard Torn Down

The purple, neon-lit Yahoo billboard that greeted motorists as they approached the Bay Bridge was dismantled Wednesday, after decking the busy highway for 12 years.


One of a series of Oakland Anti-Abortion billboards that are viewed as racist by some. (CBS)

Bay Area Anti-Abortion Billboards Draw Cries Of Racism

Images on a series of billboards appearing in Oakland and other Bay Area locations have caused some to say the anti-abortion message is blatantly racist.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–06/22/2011

A billboard paid for by Family Radio of Oakland, claiming Judgment Day will take place on May 21, 2011. (CBS)

Bay Area Broadcaster’s Billboards Say Judgment Day Near

Judgment Day is just less than a month away – that is, if billboards that have popped up recently around the Bay Area are to be believed.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–04/25/2011

(L-R) U2 lead guitar The Edge & U2 lead singer Bono  (Photo credit should read RODGER BOSCH/AFP/Getty Images)

U2 To Surpass Rolling Stones For Highest-Grossing Concert Tour

The Rolling Stones have laid claim to the highest grossing tour of all time award, but it looks like the U2 360 tour will eclipse that…

CBS San Francisco–04/11/2011

A Vallejo police cruiser. (CBS)

Vallejo Looks To Battle Prostitution With Shame Campaign

The bad economy has led to a booming prostitution business in Vallejo, and now neighbors are trying to shame potential customers away from the city.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–03/09/2011

coca cola sign, san francisco home

Coca-Cola Sign On San Francisco House Falls Flat With Neighbors

A vintage Coca Cola sign decorating the side of a San Francisco house is falling flat with some residents.

CBS San Francisco–02/25/2011

Nicki Minaj Gets The Cover Of Billboard

Nicki Minaj Gets The Cover Of Billboard

SAN FRANCISCO (MOViN 99.7/CBS) – Nicki has been getting a lot of press coverage the last few weeks leading up to the release of Pink Friday, including some from Billboard! They covered what led up […]

CBS San Francisco–11/15/2010

Taylor Swift Sells More Than 1M Copies Of New CD

Taylor Swift Sells More Than 1M Copies Of New CD

Taylor Swift’s New CD Sells More Than 1 Million Copies, Biggest Album Opening In 5 Years (AP) – Taylor Swift fans have spoken – more than a million times. The country pop superstar sold more […]

CBS San Francisco–11/02/2010




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