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Castlemont High School football players on the field. (KCBS)

East Oakland Football Coach Helping Students Stay Fed Through Crowdsourcing

With pre-season football upon us, Bay Area High School fields are busy with two a day practices, but in East Oakland, in one of the poorest neighborhoods, one coach is trying to raise a team with kids that often don’t see three meals a day.

08/13/2015

Collapsed balcony at 2020 Kittredge Street, Berkeley that killed 6 people. (CBS)

Balcony In Berkeley That Collapsed Had Passed Inspection Less Than A Year Ago

The fifth floor Berkeley apartment balcony that gave way, killing six and injuring seven others, had passed an inspection less than a year ago.

06/30/2015

Measles Vaccine Bottle

California Lawmakers Pass Strict School Vaccination Bill; Legislation Headed To Governor

A controversial bill that makes it harder for parents to opt out of childhood vaccinations faces one more vote in the state legislature Monday before California’s Gov. Brown weighs in.

06/29/2015

Workers overlook the base of the Bay Bridge on May 18, 2015 in San Francisco, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

More Cracks Found In Rods On New Bay Bridge, Integrity Of 400 Remaining Fasteners Called Into Question

Engineers say the rods may need to be repaired or replaced if the problem is found to be widespread.

06/24/2015

Electric Vehicle

Petaluma Police Looking For Who’s Targeting Trucks, Stealing Catalytic Converters

Petaluma police say in the last week, 17 trucks have had their catalytic converters stolen, most likely for the value of their recyclable metal.

06/15/2015

Silvia and Cory McCollow, owners of Nido in Oakland, representing the Warriors and Cavaliers. (Holly Quan/CBS)

Oakland Restaurant Nido Offers To Host Lebron James, Cavs During NBA Finals

Not everyone is cheering for the Warriors in Oakland. Nido owner Cory McCollow is a diehard Cavs fans, and wants to host the team for dinner during the Finals.

06/04/2015

Mark Leno

California State Sen. Mark Leno Wants To Raise State Minimum Wage To $13 An Hour

California state Sen. Mark Leno is pushing a plan to raise the state’s minimum wage to $13 an hour, but some critics say the wage increase would be a “job killer”.

06/02/2015

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Californians Decrease Water Use By 13.5% In Month Of April As Drought Continues

Californians responded to the worst snowpack measurement on record and unprecedented drought restrictions by decreasing their water use 13.5 percent in April.

06/02/2015

Bearcat Medevac armored medical vehicle. (CBS)

San Leandro Police Assure Armored Vehicle Won’t Be Used Against Peaceful Protesters

The new federal ban on military style weapons to police stems from their use against demonstrators last year in Ferguson, Missouri. San Leandro police have assured their BearCat medevac vehicle will be no exception.

05/18/2015

Bay Bridge Officially Re-Opens After Years Of Repairs

Wrong-Way Bay Bridge Bus Lanes Considered As Morning Traffic Solution

In a desperate measure, transit officials are considering wrong-way bus lanes to ease congestion on the Bay Bridge during the morning commute.

05/15/2015

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