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A US fan reacts while watching a 2014 World Cup Group G football match USA vs Portugal on a giant screen in Rio de Janeiro, on June 22, 2014. AFP PHOTO / YASUYOSHI CHIBA (Photo credit should read YASUYOSHI CHIBA/AFP/Getty Images)

KCBS Sports Fans: Are We Going To Be Americans About This?

America is going gaga over soccer. All of a sudden, we’re painting our faces and destroying workplace productivity so we can follow the men’s national team at the World Cup.

06/27/2014

San Francisco City Hall

Tagalog Certified As Third Language To Be Used In SF City Services Communications

San Francisco has certified Tagalog as a third language that must be used in communicating essential city services, city officials announced Wednesday.

04/02/2014

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State Senator Pushing To End English-Only Instruction In California Schools

A state senator on Thursday proposed repealing Proposition 227, the 16-year-old law that banned most bilingual education in public schools.

02/24/2014

Passengers From San Fransisco Plane Crash Return Home

Salvation Army Providing Translation Services For Asiana Crash Victims, Families

The Salvation Army is providing translation and family assistance operations following the crash of Asiana Airlines Flight 214 on Saturday at San Francisco International Airport that left two people dead and more than 180 injured.

07/09/2013

Unique Mendocino County ‘Boontling’ Language Nears Extinction

The dialect from the area around the small Mendocino County town of Boonville consists of more than 1,500 words, many of them drawn from local names. The Chronicle says a phone booth, for example, is a ‘buckey walter,’ because a century ago someone named Walter had the first phone in the area and charged a nickel—then called a buckeye—to use it.

02/26/2013

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Another Mistake Made On Ballot Measure By South Bay Water Officials

For the second time in as many weeks, Santa Clara County water officials have made a mistake in wording on a proposed ballot measure.

08/29/2012

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