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An eyewitness took this photo of 62-year-old Kelly Brown of Oakley being arrested in Brentwood. Brown, an ice cream seller, is accused of selling drugs from his truck. (CBS)

Brentwood Ice Cream Man Accused Of Dealing Drugs From His Truck

A man selling ice cream was arrested at a Brentwood gas station Wednesday afternoon after authorities said he was offering methamphetamine for sale.

05/22/2014

Jeremy Newberry #62 of the San Francisco 49ers faces the New Orleans Saints during the game at Louisiana Superdome in New Orleans , Louisiana. The 49ers won 38-0. DIGITAL IMAGE. Mandatory Credit: Ronald Martinez/Getty Images

NFL Pain-Killer Culture: John Madden Says Broadcast Announcer Gets Shots, Too

Hall of Fame coach John Madden offered an anecdote Wednesday of the NFL drug culture extending up to the announcing booth.

05/21/2014

49ers/Saints Past Match-Ups

KCBS Sports Fans: Drug Lawsuit Further Tarnishes NFL Experience

The phrase “peak oil” was in vogue a few years back. Geologist M. King Hubbert theorized the world was about to hit the peak of its petroleum-extraction capabilities and it would all be downhill after that.

05/20/2014

Utility workers repair a power line. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Hallucinating Man Burns Self, Starts Small Grass Fire After Climbing Utility Pole in Sunnyvale

A hallucinating man climbing a utility pole in Sunnyvale Monday night knocked a wire down, burning himself and starting a small grass fire, a Sunnyvale Department of Public Safety captain said.

05/13/2014

Chopper 5 image of boat ashore at Pescadero State Beach which authorities said contained "a large amount" of marijuana. (CBS)

1,000 Pounds Of Pot Found On Boat At Pescadero State Beach Prompts Federal Investigation

More than 1,000 pounds of marijuana were recovered from a boat that investigators suspect was abandoned on Pescadero State Beach Monday morning after being used to bring the drugs from Mexico, a U.S. Department of Homeland Security spokesman said.

05/12/2014

James Franco with brothers Dave and Tom. (CBS)

James Franco Film ‘Palo Alto’ Hitting Bay Area Theaters

The movie features high school kids partying, having sex, and generally behaving badly in Palo Alto, where Franco had his own share of wild times growing up.

05/08/2014

A laboratory technician handles blood samples in a crime lab. (CBS)

2,500 Crime Lab Drug Tests Botched In Santa Clara County

The Santa Clara County’s District Attorney’s Office is notifying about 2,500 defendants arrested for being under the influence of a controlled substance and their attorneys that tests for methamphetamine use, taken two-month period, were conducted improperly.

05/06/2014

Crack cocaine (U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration)

San Francisco Woman Sentenced To More Than 6 Years In Prison For Selling Crack Cocaine

A San Francisco woman was sentenced earlier this week to more than six years in prison for possession of crack cocaine with the intent to distribute, according to the U.S. Attorney’s Office.

05/01/2014

Esdras Avila "Blanco" Carrillo (Santa Clara County)

Silicon Valley Drug Bust Shows Strong Ties To Mexican Cartels

A multi-agency investigation that began in 2012 after an arrest of the a midlevel drug runner led to the arrest of 18 suspects belonging to a drug trafficking ring that ties to a Mexican cartel and a meth lab.

04/25/2014

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18 Arrested In Silicon Valley Drug Ring Investigation Tied To Mexican Cartel

Prosecutors in Silicon Valley say authorities have arrested 18 people and seized methamphetamine, cocaine and drug labs as part of an investigation into a major drug distribution ring with ties to a Mexican cartel.

04/24/2014

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