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A roller coaster at Six Flags Discovery Kingdom near Vallejo (sixflags.com)

Locked-Out Mechanics Union Warns About Ride Safety At Vallejo’s Six Flags Theme Park

For nearly a month the ride mechanics at Six Flags Discovery Kingdom in Vallejo have been locked out of their jobs. Now, those mechanics are warning the public the longer they are off the job, the less safe those rides will become.

05/31/2013

The San Jose Sharks mascot SJ Sharkie poses with fans. (Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Sharks Fans, Downtown San Jose Welcome Return Of Hockey Season

The night many Bay Area hockey fans had been waiting months for finally arrived; the Sharks played their first home game since the end of the NHL lockout Thursday.

01/25/2013

Sharks fans arrive at HP Pavilion in San Jose. (Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

San Jose Welcomes Hockey Fans Back To The Shark Tank

SAN JOSE (KCBS) – The San Jose Sharks on Thursday will play their first home game since the National Hockey League lockout ended. Bars and restaurants have been gearing up for the wave of teal […]

01/24/2013

A sign welcoming Facebook is flashed on a screen outside the NASDAQ stock exchange at Times Square in New York, May 18, 2012. (Emmanuel Dunand/AFP/GettyImages)

Facebook Stock Falling As Employees Begin Selling Shares

Facebook’s stock price fell Wednesday, the day employees were eligible to start selling restricted stock in the company.

10/31/2012

Benn Ferriero of the San Jose Sharks. (Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

First 2 Weeks Of Season For NHL, Sharks Cancelled Amid Player Lockout

On Thursday, the NHL announced the first round of cancellations to the regular-season schedule, nixing the first two weeks of the season.

10/04/2012

An NFL referee (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

NFL Reaches Deal To End Officials Lockout

Two days after a controversial call cost the Green Bay Packers a win, the NFL and the referees’ union are reportedly nearing an end to a lockout that put replacement officials on the field since the start of the season.

09/26/2012

Members of the San Jose Sharks celebrate their goal against the St. Louis Blues during Game One of the Western Conference Quarterfinals during the 2012 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Scottrade Center on April 12, 2012 in St. Louis. (Dilip Vishwanat/Getty Images)

NHL Locks Out Players

The NHL locked out its players at midnight Saturday, becoming the third major sports league to impose a work stoppage in the last 18 months.

09/15/2012

A referee  signals a safety after an intentional grounding call against Tom Brady #12 of the New England Patriots during Super Bowl XLVI at Lucas Oil Stadium on February 5, 2012 in Indianapolis, Indiana. (Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Daily Madden: NFL Players Won’t Walk For Refs

DeMaurice Smith, executive director of the NFL Players Association, told SI.com he wouldn’t rule out a players’ strike in support of locked out referees. John Madden told the KCBS morning crew that won’t happen.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–08/29/2012

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Five Changes To Make The NBA All-Star Game Better

By: Martin Sumners The NBA All-Star Game was introduced in 1951. Initially, the game was an almost quaint two-hour exhibition and although held in non-cosmopolitan cities such as Ft. Wayne, Indiana, it was often elegantly […]

02/24/2012

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Top Five All-Star Dunk Contest Dunks Of All Time

By: Martin Sumners The ABA didn’t invent the dunk but it did introduce the high-flying dunk contest at the 1976 ABA All-Star Game at the fitting site of Denver known as the Mile High City. […]

02/24/2012

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