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(Westboro Baptist Church)

Westboro Hate Group Targets Robin Williams’ Memorial, Silicon Valley Tech Companies

The organization known for holding hate-filled anti-LGBT protests outside of events all over the country, including the funerals of AIDS victims and U.S. soldiers, spent Tuesday traveling to some of the Bay Area’s biggest tech headquarters to share their message of damnation, all while incessantly and ironically using one of their targets — Twitter — to condemn the life of Robin Williams, and threaten to protest at the late comedian’s memorial.

08/12/2014

(CBS SF)

Neighbors Of East Bay Cemetery Complain About Condition Of Plots

Disheartened neighbors of an East Bay cemetery showing its age say its the victim of neglect.

08/06/2014

Casey Kasem (credit: Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Casey Kasem’s Body Still Unburied

Kasem’s daughter says her father’s body remains unburied since his death a month ago…

07/15/2014

A Hearse was involved in a traffic collision in Oakland during a funeral procession. (CBS)

Hearse Carrying Murder Victim Involved In Oakland Crash During Funeral Procession

A hearse carrying a homicide victim was involved in an accident during a funeral procession in Oakland Tuesday afternoon.

06/17/2014

18-year-old Brittney Silva in an April, 2014 interview with KPIX 5. Silva was fatally struck by an Amtrak train in San Leandro on May 19, 2014. (CBS)

Family Of Teen Killed By Train In San Leandro Fundraising For Funeral, Peers Recall Her Drive

The family of an 18-year-old aspiring doctor is trying to raise money for her funeral after she was hit and killed by an Amtrak train in San Leandro on Monday. Meanwhile, her peers remember her drive and spirit.

05/20/2014

Fred Phelps (Wikimedia Commons)

Fred Phelps, Scourge Of LGBT Community Dead At 84

The Rev. Fred Phelps Sr., the fiery founder of a small Kansas church who led outrageous and hate-filled protests that blamed almost everything, including the deaths of AIDS victims and U.S. soldiers, on America’s tolerance for gay people, has died. He was 84.

03/20/2014

Family, friends and colleagues attend a funeral for slain BART officer Sgt. Tommy Smith. (CBS)

Mourners Pack Castro Valley Church For Slain BART Officer Funeral

BART police Sgt. Thomas Smith Jr., who was killed in the line of duty last week, was remembered today as a dedicated officer who was devoted to his wife and their 6-year-old daughter.

01/29/2014

Sgt. Tom Smith (BART Police)

Funeral Services To Be Held In Castro Valley For Fallen BART Officer

A public funeral will be held in Castro Valley next Wednesday for BART police Sgt. Tom “Tommy” Smith, who died after he was accidentally shot by a colleague during a probation search in Dublin on Tuesday.

01/23/2014

Richie Havens (credit: Brad Barket/Getty Images)

Richie Havens’ Ashes Scattered Across 1969 Woodstock Site

The late singer was the first act at Woodstock and his performance of “Freedom” was a highlight of the concert…

08/19/2013

Alec Baldwin & Hilaria Baldwin (credit: Neilson Barnard/Getty Images)

Alec Baldwin Quits Twitter

The actor took down his Twitter account after an expletive-filled rant last week and now says he’ll “never” use the social media site again…

07/03/2013

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