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Troubling Statistics For African-American Males In The Classroom

Young African American men are falling behind their peers in the classroom.

04/10/2014

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Wines That Put Napa On The Map Honored By Smithsonian

Two wines produced in Napa County will now take their place alongside Abraham Lincoln’s hat and Neil Armstrong’s spacesuit in a book just published by the Smithsonian Institution.

04/10/2014

A doctor and patient at the UCSF Women's Health Center in San Francisco, CA. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Obama Administration Reveals $3 Million Medicare Payouts To Doctors, 38 In California

According to the Medicare data, California had 38 doctors that were paid at least $3 million in 2012.

04/09/2014

Jerry Brown Campaign Appearance

Poll Finds Governor Jerry Brown With Huge Lead In Re-Election Bid

The survey released Wednesday finds 57 percent of likely voters would choose the Democratic governor, far outpacing any of the three top Republican challengers.

04/09/2014

California Attorney General Kamala Harris speaks during a news conference on October 10, 2013 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

California Attorney General Kamala Harris To Wed

California Attorney General Kamala Harris is engaged to marry an attorney from Los Angeles after a yearlong courtship.

04/07/2014

A Look Back At 2011: Bay Area & The World

Fault System Off West Coast Poses Greater Mega Quake Risk Than San Andreas

The Cascadia fault system, which sits about 100 miles off shore, runs from California to Vancouver. The subduction zone is believed to have caused a 9.0 earthquake in 1700, the largest known quake ever to have hit the lower 48 states.

04/02/2014

A crew with the California Department of Water Resources measures the snowpack in the Sierra. (CBS)

Sierra Snowpack Low, Bleak Outlook for Bay Area Water Agencies

A lower than average Sierra Snowpack was announced by state water officials on Tuesday, KCBS’ Doug Sovern reports how it affects California’s drought.

04/01/2014

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Phil Matier: Campaign Contributions Flow As Usual In Sacramento Post Yee Arrest

Even seasoned lawmakers will admit it: campaign finance reform can be a tricky issue for legislators and constituents to tackle, but with the recent indictment of state Sen. Leland Yee, the topic is again circulating in Sacramento and beyond.

04/01/2014

California Governor Jerry Brown (Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Despite Allowing Fracking, Gov. Brown Considers Self ‘Missionary’ On Climate Change

Gov. Brown made a passionate speech on climate change, but he’s accepted hundreds of thousands of dollars from the oil and gas industry on his re-election campaign.

04/01/2014

Broken bottles and merchandise on the floor of a Big Lots store in Southern California after a 5.1 earthquake, March 28, 2014. (CBS)

4.1 Earthquake Aftershock Shakes Southern California

A magnitude-4.1 aftershock has rattled parts of Southern California where a moderate quake occurred the day before.

04/01/2014

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