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Suspect Arrested In Novato After Automatic License Plate Reader Discovers Stolen Car

Officers arrested a suspect after a patrol car equipped with an automatic license plate reader discovered a stolen vehicle with stolen plates Saturday in Novato, police said.

05/25/2014

Commuter traffic backs up at the toll plaza to the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Fastrak Averages 33 Mistaken Toll Violations Per Day

Every day, an average of 33 car owners are mistakenly accused of failing to pay a toll on a Bay Area Bridge, and many of those say fighting Fastrak’s mistakes can be time consuming and frustrating.

05/01/2014

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SF Bar Allegedly Charging Extra For Female Company Shut Down

The California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control Thursday closed a San Francisco bar for 45 days, alleging that patrons were being charged a surcharge on drinks in return for female company.

04/10/2014

Summon is the first Transportation Network Company to receive a permit from the CPUC, March 5, 2014. (Summon)

Summon Becomes First Rideshare Service Licensed In California

The car service, formerly known as InstaCab, is the first to comply with a list of regulations from the California Public Utilities Commission.

03/05/2014

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Judge Recommends Law License Suspension For Drunk-Driving, Badge-Flashing SF Prosecutor

A State Bar of California judge has recommended a two-year suspension of the law license of a former San Francisco prosecutor who has three convictions for driving under the influence and who tried to use his badge to avoid arrest.

02/18/2014

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Former Bay Area News Helicopter Pilot Arrested For Flying Without License, Lying

A former Bay Area news helicopter pilot has been arrested for flying without a proper license and lying to officials.

07/24/2013

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HealthWatch: Professor Urges Mandatory Licenses, Tests For Smokers

A prominent medical journal has ignited a debate over whether smokers should be required to get a license in order to smoke cigarettes.

11/14/2012

Tire tracks marred a community room floor at Amberwood Gardens nursing home in San Jose. (CBS)

No Charges In Deadly San Jose Nursing Home Crash

Lats summer, 91-year-old Leona Fernandez accidentally crashed her car into a San Jose nursing home, killing two people.

02/25/2012

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Unlicensed San Francisco Muni Operators Face Firing

Dozens of San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency operators are facing the possibility of being fired for their failure to obtain valid driver’s licenses.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–08/03/2011

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San Francisco To Change Tune For Small Businesses That Want Live Music

Businesses that are not primarily music venues may be eligible for a limited live entertainment permit that’s much cheaper and subject to less onerous review.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–07/19/2011

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