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The 'Eye of Diablo' beacon at the summit of Mt. Diablo. (Save Mount Diablo)

KCBS Cover Story: Saving Historic Beacon On Mount Diablo

A fundraising effort is underway to save a historic, 85-year-old beacon on the summit of Mount Diablo as a tribute to those who served at Pearl Harbor.

05/14/2013

KCBS Cover Story: Popular SF Homeless Man Injured In Hit-And-Run Heading Home

Les Rowe was critically injured a\in a hit-and-run accident last year and his friends and family have raised enough funds for him to be transported home in a special plane.

05/08/2013

A view of the layout of a micro-apartment at 38 Harriet St. in San Francisco. (Panoramic Interests)

KCBS Cover Story: A Look Inside San Francisco’s Micro-Apartments

Crews are putting the finishing touches on some San Francisco micro-apartments, spaces under 300 square feet, meant to be a more affordable option for those looking to live in the city.

04/10/2013

KCBS Cover Story: Homeless Vets Unveil Mural in SF

Homeless veterans in San Francisco unveiled a mural yesterday that lists the number of Iraqi and Afghan vets who have taken their own lives. In this morning’s KCBS Cover Story, reporter Jeffrey Schaub tells us the mural project aims to call attention to the plight of veterans after they return home.

03/29/2013

California gray whale

KCBS Cover Story: Unparalleled Access To California Gray Whales

Thrill seekers who marvel up close at whales during Northern California whale watching season are finding out simple watching pales in comparison to what you can witness 1,000 miles south of the Bay Area.

03/12/2013

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KCBS Cover Story: San Jose Readies For Economic Impact Of New Minimum Wage

40,000 people who work in San Jose will be getting a raise on Monday, thanks to the November 2012 election win for Measure D, which raises the minimum wage in San Jose from $8 to $10 an hour.

03/08/2013

Students work in a computer lab. (Orlando Sierra/AFP/Getty Images)

KCBS Cover Story: Educators Say Online High School Programs Need Overhaul

Tens of thousands of California high school students make up for failed classes by taking them again online with results that educators and students alike acknowledge demonstrates the need to re-think remote education.

03/07/2013

The campus of California State University, East Bay in Hayward. (CSU)

KCBS Cover Story: Cyber High Not Preparing Some Students For College

Many of the students who use Cyber High to help them graduate need remedial course work once they enter college.

03/06/2013

A view of the Cyber High page on the California PASS Program website. (CBS)

KCBS Cover Story: Students Pass Failed Classes At Cyber High

More Bay Area high school students are graduating than ever before. But many of them are doing so by taking classes by computer to make up courses they failed in the classroom. Critics contend those students are graduating but they’re not really learning.

03/05/2013

A student works on a computer. (Matt Cardy/Getty Images)

KCBS Cover Story: Online High School Classes Offer Dubious Results

High school graduation rates are hitting record highs in the Bay Area, California and across the nation. But, earning a diploma doesn’t always equal getting an education. An increasing number of students make up courses they’ve failed by taking classes online. They earn credits, but not necessarily knowledge.

03/04/2013

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