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From LA To Oakland, Police Cracking Down On ‘Sideshow’ Stunt Drivers

Police are worried over a new trend reaching LA in which drivers shut down busy freeways to attempt dangerous stunts.

01/27/2015

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Why Police Want Google’s Waze Popular Cop-Tracking Feature Disabled

Law enforcement officers around the country are calling on Google to disable a feature on its popular Waze traffic app.

01/26/2015

San Francisco Chinatown (credit: Laurie Jo Miller Farr)

Best Chinatowns In America

Dive deep into the culture of China by visiting one of America’s finest Chinatowns. Many of these communities were established by early immigrants looking for a place to feel like they are back home.

01/22/2015

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California Pharmacies Rationing Prescription Strength Cough Syrup In Busy Flu Season

Pharmacies in the Bay Area are rationing the cough syrup that doctors prescribe for upper respiratory infections due to the severe flu season.

01/19/2015

Tesla CEO Elon Musk unveiled his plans for a "Hyperloop" transportation system on August 12, 2013. Musk claimed the system would whisk passengers between San Francisco and Los Angeles in 30 minutes. (CBS)

LA To SF In 30 Minutes? SpaceX’s Elon Musk Has A Project For That, Likely To Be Tested In Texas

Entrepreneur Elon Musk says Texas is atop his list to build a five-mile-long test track for his conceptual Hyperloop project that involves shooting capsules full of people through elevated tubes at the speed of sound.

01/16/2015

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2015 Oscar Nominations: ‘Birdman’ And ‘Grand Budapest Hotel’ Lead With 9 Nods Each

Two extravagant comedies, “Birdman” and “The Grand Budapest Hotel,” tied for the most Oscar nominations Thursday morning with nine nods each, including best picture.

01/15/2015

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Earthquake Retrofits To Cost Los Angeles Billions, But Funding Source Remains Elusive

The Los Angeles City Council is mulling ways to pay for expensive retrofits of buildings in danger of collapsing during a major earthquake.

01/14/2015

Artist's conception of a California high-speed rail train. (California High-Speed Rail Authority)

California’s High-Speed Rail Moves Ahead; Transportation Official Says That Its Costs Can Be Recovered And That It Will Be Worth The Wait

KCBS In Depth talks with Dan Richard, the chairman of the California High-Speed Rail Authority, who says that there’s a very high level of confidence that enough money can be made to complete the entire system.

01/12/2015

Jonathan Martin (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

49er Jonathan Martin Punches Alleged Shoplifter Into Submission At Versace Store In Los Angeles

San Francisco 49ers offensive lineman Jonathan Martin was at a Los Angeles shopping center Thursday when he reportedly helped subdue an alleged shoplifter at a Versace store by punching him until he complied with a security guard.

01/09/2015

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Meat Recall: 48,000 Pounds Of Beef And Pork Contaminated With Metal

A Los Angeles-area company is recalling more than 48,000 pounds of frozen beef and pork that may be contaminated with metal.

01/09/2015

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