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US Customs and Border Protection Global Entry Trusted Traveler Network kiosks. (Paul J. Richards/AFP/Getty Images)

Global Entry Program, Meant To Speed Up Customs Checks At Airports, Bogged Down By Application Process

The Global Entry program gets approximately 50,000 applications a month, and the process can take more than two months, especially in a busy locale like the Bay Area.

07/10/2014

A man uses two smartphones. (Indranil Mukherjee/AFP/Getty Images)

Larry Magid: TSA Wants You To Charge Electronics Before You Board

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is following up on reports that terrorists may try to target planes by turning cell phones into undetectable bombs.

07/07/2014

A traveler undergoes an enhanced pat down by a Transportation Security Administration agent at the Denver International Airport on November 22, 2010 in Denver, Colorado. (John Moore/Getty Images)

TSA Pre-Check Enrollment Expands In The East Bay For Airline Passengers

An enrollment center for a program to expedite screenings by the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is now open in Oakland.

06/11/2014

Bay Area 'Twi-Hards' Thirst For Opening Movie Tickets

Bay Area ‘Twi-Hards’ Thirst For Opening Movie Tickets

The final film installment of “Twilight,” based on the best-selling vampire books, opened in theaters early Friday at midnight and many Bay Area fans, snatching up tickets…

11/16/2012

Bake Sale Betty

Sandwich’s Popularity Grows At Oakland’s Bakesale Betty

Hundreds of customers wait in line every day to get their hands on the legendary fried chicken sandwich at the popular Oakland shop.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–08/17/2011

A California polling place

Props 20 & 27: Redistricting Panel Expanded

Californians have voted to expand the role of an independent commission tasked with redrawing the state’s legislative districts.

CBS San Francisco–11/02/2010