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President Barack Obama (Photo by JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/GettyImages)

Bay Area Officials Praise New Obama Policy On Young Illegal Immigrants

Bay Area officials Friday hailed a move by President Barack Obama to provide temporary relief from deportation to undocumented immigrants who were brought to the United States as children.

06/15/2012

(CBS)

Veterans Complain Of Huge Backlog At Oakland VA Office

Many veterans who attended Monday’s meeting said they have been waiting months and sometimes even years for decisions.

05/21/2012

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Women’s Health Forum At SFSU Focuses On Access To Contraceptives

A women’s health forum held Thursday at San Francisco State University focused on the timely topic of access to contraceptives. Advocates equated the recent debates on the issue to watching a battle won 50 years ago being waged again.

03/16/2012

Taser, stun gun

Rep. Speier Calls For Investigation Into Dog Walker Tasing

A Peninsula congresswoman wants an independent investigator to determine whether a federal park ranger used excessive force when she used a stun gun on a man walking his dogs.

02/02/2012

Rep. Jackie Speier (D-San Mateo) (CBS)

KCBS In Depth: Congressional Wheelings And Dealings

An interview with Congresswoman Jackie Speier on the deadlock in Congress and legislation she is working on regarding pipeline safety and rapes in the military.

01/15/2012

(CBS)

Measure Aims To Toughen California’s Human Trafficking Laws

Human rights advocates and lawmakers were in San Francisco Wednesday to support a state ballot initiative that would impose stricter punishment on human traffickers.

01/11/2012

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Speier Legislation Would Crack Down On Military Sex Assaults

Calling the sexual assault of service members in the military a silent epidemic, Peninsula Congresswoman Jackie Speier is introducing legislation to change how cases are investigated.

11/17/2011

Rep. Jackie Speier (D-San Mateo) (CBS)

Rep. Speier Goes On Food Stamp Budget To Highlight Planned Cuts

Peninsula congresswoman Jackie Speier plans to spend the next five days limiting herself to eating on a budget of $4.50 per day—which she says is the budget of a typical food stamps recipient.

10/31/2011

kid on the computer

Mountain View Town Hall Explores How Advertisers Track Kids’ Web Browsing

The growing use of smartphones by digitally savvy teenagers has some parents calling for new tools to protect how their children’s Internet browsing gets tracked by marketers.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–09/01/2011

Natural gas pipelines

California Pipeline Safety Legislation Lands On Governor’s Desk

The California legislature has passed a bill to require Pacific Gas and Electric Co. and other utilities to install remote-controlled automatic shut-off valves on gas transmission lines.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–08/31/2011

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