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Jenna Betti was killed when she was struck by a train in Martinez (Betti Family)

Hundreds Attend Funeral For Teen Killed By Train In Martinez

Dressed in pink and black, hundreds of people packed a Pleasant Hill church Friday morning to remember a 14-year-old girl who was tragically struck and killed by a train in Martinez earlier this week.

03/07/2014

Police on the scene of a fatal train crash where a teen girl was killed on the tracks in Martinez. (CBS)

8th Grader’s Dropped Cellphone May Have Led To Deadly Martinez Train Wreck

A 14-year-old girl was fatally struck by a freight train traveling through Martinez Sunday evening, police said. A family friend said she ran back to get her phone and was sucked under the train as it approached.

03/03/2014

Apps are seen on Apple iPhone 5s January 22, 2014 in Washington, DC. AFP PHOTO/Karen BLEIER (Photo credit should read KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images)

New Wireless Technology Promises Broadband On Any Mobile Device

SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS) – It sounds too good to be true: a wireless data connection as fast as any broadband connection, available on any mobile device. And oh by the way, no dropouts. But San […]

02/20/2014

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Man Arrested For Burglarizing Petaluma Cellular Stores

A 30-year-old man who burglarized multiple cellphone stores in Petaluma was arrested on Friday night, a police sergeant said.

02/03/2014

Sean Penn (credit: Gareth Cattermole/Getty Images)

Sean Penn Goes Off On A Fan At A San Francisco Hotel

TMZ caught footage of actor Sean Penn at the St. Regis Hotel flipping out on another person over a failed sneak attempt to get Penn’s photo…

11/20/2013

Students walk to class at UC Berkeley (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

UC Berkeley Student Robbed At Gunpoint

A University of California at Berkeley student was robbed by two men near Moffitt Library Sunday night, university police said.

10/15/2013

A man using two smartphones. (Indranil Mukherjee/Getty Images)

Larry Magid: Americans Addicted To Smartphones

A new survey found that Americans use their smartphones in some very strange places and at very strange times.

07/11/2013

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Teen Girl Knocked Unconscious, Robbed In SF Mall Bathroom

A 15-year-old girl was knocked unconscious and had her cellphone stolen in a bathroom at the Westfield San Francisco Centre on Tuesday afternoon, police said Wednesday.

07/10/2013

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Tech Report: Sony’s ‘Phablet’-Size Matters

The latest rumor is that Sony plans to introduce what it calls the “phablet” very soon.

06/18/2013

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Bay Area Startup Creates Technology To Let Gun Owners Remotely Disable Weapons

A high-tech startup is wading into the gun control debate with a cellphone controller that would allow gun owners to know when their weapon is being moved—and disable it remotely.

05/21/2013

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