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Old TV Tubes May End Up At California Landfills, Despite Fees

For years, California has required old TV and computer monitors to be recycled and charges a special fee. But new rules will put many of those monitors in the dump, and consumers will still pay that surcharge.

09/27/2012

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Fallout In Sacramento Over Bill To Ban ‘Bullet Button’

A CBS 5 investigation prompted Bay Area State Senator Leland Yee to close what gun control advocates called a giant loophole. But the effort to ban the so-called “bullet button” became a bureaucratic mess and eventually fizzled out.

09/25/2012

Students arrive at Saint Andrew Private School in Oakland. (CBS)

Oakland District Cuts Ties To Controversial School, FBI Gets Involved

The Oakland Unified School District said it is severing financial ties with a private school in Oakland suspected of collecting your tax dollars for students that don’t exist.

09/07/2012

Saint Andrew Private School in Oakland. (CBS)

BART Targets Panhandling Oakland School Students

A joint CBS 5 and California Watch investigation into an Oakland school that sends students out panhandling at BART stations has prompted the transit agency to take action.

07/21/2012

Saint Andrew Private School in Oakland. (CBS)

Video Claims To Show Abuse At Private Oakland School

A private school in Oakland that sends students to panhandling at BART stations faces abuse allegations, after video from a former student surfaces.

07/05/2012

Saint Andrew Private School in Oakland. (CBS)

Students Of Oakland School Keep Panhandling As Scrutiny Grows

Multiple state and local agencies are scrambling to find out how Saint Andrew Missionary Baptist School has remained open and how it received federal funding. Meanwhile, students are still out on the streets, asking for money.

06/25/2012

Saint Andrew Private School in Oakland. (CBS)

Oakland School Board Hears From Parents Of Panhandling Students

School officials in Oakland heard an earful Wednesday night from parents and former students of the school, which sends students out to panhandle at BART stations.

06/13/2012

Students arrive at Saint Andrew Private School in Oakland. (CBS)

Official Seeks Review Of Oakland School With Panhandling Students

A member of the Oakland School Board is taking action, following a joint CBS 5 and California Watch investigation into a school that sends children out to panhandle.

06/07/2012

Saint Andrew Private School in Oakland. (CBS)

Oakland School With Panhandling Students Gets Tax Dollars, Inflates Enrollment

Two years ago, a CBS 5 investigation raised questions about their school and fundraising practices. Now, a joint investigation with California Watch raises new questions about how the school is getting tens of thousands of taxpayer dollars.

06/04/2012

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‘Bullet Button’ Used To Get Around California Gun Laws

Every time California tightens up the assault weapons ban, the gun industry finds a way around it. The latest example involves a tiny device.

05/01/2012

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