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Google Report Provides Glimpse At Government Demands

Governments around the world are peppering Google with more demands to remove online content and turn over information about its users.

06/18/2012

Jefferson Award winner Dorothy Herzberg (CBS)

Jefferson Award Winner Introduces East Bay Students To Living History

An East Bay high school teacher with a love of U.S. history and politics is bringing lessons to life for students in Richmond through annual trips to Washington, DC.

04/04/2012

Second Osama Bin Laden Video

KCBS In Depth: Post 9/11 Failures

An interview with former senator Russ Feingold on some of the mistakes the U.S. has made since 9/11.

03/11/2012

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‘Patriotic’ Movement To Raise Taxes On Wealthy Has Roots In East Bay

The movement among millionaires to make the wealthy pay more in taxes didn’t start with Warren Buffett’s secretary. It began in Piedmont, at civil rights attorney Guy Saperstein’s house.

10/04/2011

Contra Costa County Administrator David Twa

Contra Costa Top Officials Take Pay Cut To Close Budget Gap

Top county officials in Contra Costa have joined other employees in having their salaries and benefits cut to help in closing a projected budget deficit of nearly $46 million.

09/14/2011

Jerry Brown

Gov. Brown Decries ‘Divided Government’ On National TV

Governor Jerry Brown said the country is in a perilous time and needs strong leadership to fix mounting problems facing legislators in both Washington and Sacramento.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–08/07/2011

Oracle Corp. company headquarters in Redwood Shores. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Oracle To Pay $46M To Settle Kickbacks Charges

Oracle Corp. has agreed to pay $46 million to settle a lawsuit over alleged kickbacks to win government work.

CBS San Francisco–01/31/2011

People demonstrate in support of the Egyptian people's protests against the regime of President Hosni Mubarak in front of the Egyptian embassy in Washington on January 29, 2011 (photo: NICHOLAS KAMM/AFP/Getty Images)

Bay Area Egyptians Following Violence In Homeland

A Palo Alto doctor, who witnessed the oppressive government of Hosni Mubarak first hand, said the current uprising is long overdue.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–01/30/2011

Few Turning Out For Early Voting

Exit Poll: California Voters Worried About Economy

Anxiety about the economy and unhappiness with government were not enough to dissuade Californians from electing two veteran politicians in the state’s marquee races.

CBS San Francisco–11/02/2010

A sign is displayed outside of the Google headquarters in Mountain View. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Google Sues U.S. Government Over Email Bid Request

Google is suing the U.S. Department of the Interior over a request for bids for a new e-mail and messaging solution it says favors rival Microsoft.

CBS San Francisco–11/02/2010

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