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Weekend Magazine: Ram Dass & Leary, Sleepwalker’s Guide, And Mex I Am

You can listen to the broadcast of Weekend Magazine with KCBS Public Affairs Director Liz Saint John every Sunday morning from 3:00am-4:00am and again from 5:00am-6:00am on KCBS All News 740 AM and 106.9 FM. […]

07/08/2015

Khapra Beetle infestation at the Port of Oakland (U.S. Customs and Border Patrol)

Dangerous Beetle Infestation Found In 14-Ton Chickpea Shipment From India To Oakland

U.S. Customs and Border Protection working at the Port of Oakland discovered a Khapra beetle infestation while examining a shipment of chickpeas from India last week.

06/04/2015

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San Francisco Man Plans To Run 7 Marathons In 7 Days On 7 Continents

A San Francisco man is attempting to run seven marathons in seven days on seven continents.

01/15/2015

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Silicon Valley Tech Company Fined For Paying Foreign Workers $1.21 An Hour

A U.S. Department of Labor investigation found that a Silicon Valley technology company owed more than $40,000 in back wages to several severely underpaid foreign employees.

10/23/2014

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Travel To The Wonders Of The World

Here’s a quick guide for families to the New Seven Wonders of the World and the only surviving original Seven Wonders of the World.

10/17/2014

WASHINGTON, DC - SEPTEMBER 30:  U.S. President Barack Obama meets with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the Oval Office of the White House September 30, 2014 in Washington, DC.  (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Bay Area Indian-Americans Hopeful With Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Visit To U.S.; Could Bring Boost To Silicon Valley

SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS) — The fastest growing ethnic group in the Bay Area is watching closely as the new prime minister of India meets with Pres. Obama and tours the eastern United States. Indian-Americans have […]

09/30/2014

Actor Nawazuddin Siddiqui attends 'Monsoon Shootout' Photocall during the 66th Annual Cannes Film Festival at Palais des Festivals on May 18, 2013 in Cannes, France.  (Credit Samir Hussein/Getty Images)

Bollywood Film Breaks Cultural Barrier With First Ever Gay Character

Bollywood’s conservative culture produces movies depicting no forms of affection, not even an on-screen kiss, however filmmakers may break conservative boundaries and create the first gay character.

05/21/2014

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How To Look Like A Local When Dining Abroad

The good folks at The Restaurant Choice cooked up these handsomely designed infographics to get you through your next international dining adventure.

04/18/2014

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SF Mayor Lee Traveling To India With Delegation Of Business Leaders

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee is headed Friday on a trade mission to India, just days after returning from a similar trip to China.

11/29/2013

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Baby Reportedly Sold For $15,000 Over Facebook In India

Four people in India are reportedly under arrest for their alleged roles in the sale of a newborn boy on the Internet for the equivalent nearly $15,000.

04/26/2013

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