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Google Donates $2 Million To Help Shelter Bay Area Homeless Families, Youth

KCBS’ Barbara Taylor reports Google has gotten into the spirit of giving with a $2 million donation set to go to three Bay Area nonprofits that will benefit the homeless.

12/12/2014

Sam Liccardo, candidate for San Jose Mayor. (CBS)

San Jose Mayor-Elect Sam Liccardo Says He’s Ready To Face The Many Challenges Of The Country’s 10th Largest City

KCBS In Depth co-hosts Jane McMillan and Ed Cavagnaro interview San Jose Mayor-elect Sam Liccardo about the challenges ahead for the nation’s tenth largest city, including crime, housing, transportation and more.

12/01/2014

Glide Memorial Church is partnering with Lefty O'Douls in San Francisco on a toy drive for the needy. (photo credit: Curtis Kim)

SF’s Mayor Lee Kicks Off Lefty O’Doul’s 14th Annual Toy Drive With Glide Memorial Church

It may be the day before Thanksgiving, but instead of turkeys, toys are on the minds of some San Francisco dignitaries. Mayor Lee talked up Glide Memorial Church’s involvement for the 14th annual Lefty O’Douls Toy Drive.

11/26/2014

Marchers protested in Downtown Oakland over the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the death of Trayvon Martin on July 15, 2013. (CBS)

Oakland To Offer ‘Healing Centers’ As Police, Shop Owners Prepare For Ferguson Verdict

Business owners in Oakland prepped their storefronts in anticipation of protests over an expected grand jury decision on the police shooting of an unarmed man in Ferguson Missouri.

11/18/2014

Mark Leno

State Sen. Mark Leno Could Challenge Ed Lee In 2015 San Francisco Mayor’s Race

The race for mayor in San Francisco could become a serious showdown. Rumors of State Sen. Mark Leno challenging incumbent Mayor Ed Lee are picking up steam, and Leno is not denying the possibility of a campaign.

11/18/2014

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San Francisco’s New Dog Mayor Calls For Mandatory Belly Rubs

A small female Chihuahua named Frida will be named “Mayor of San Francisco” for one day Tuesday in support of the Department of Animal Care and Control, the city’s publicly funded animal shelter.

11/18/2014

Oakland Mayor-elect Libby Schaaf (Libby Schaff/A Better Oakland)

Oakland Mayor-Elect Libby Schaaf Shares Her Vision For ‘The Coolest Place On The Planet’

Mayor-elect Libby Schaaf plans to end crime, fix the schools and keep both the A’s and Raiders in town. That’s what she told KCBS In Depth co-hosts Doug Sovern and Phil Matier when asked about her vision for Oakland’s future.

11/17/2014

Oakland Mayor-elect Libby Schaaf (Libby Schaff/A Better Oakland)

Oakland Mayor-Elect Libby Schaaf Envisions 80% Reduction In Crime: ‘I Plan To Make It Happen’

Schaaf said she has seen other cities like Los Angeles and New York significantly reduce their crime rate, and feels that Oakland can do the same.

11/13/2014

A view of Market Street heading east toward the Ferry Building in San Francisco. (CBS)

$150 Million Retail Development Breaks Ground At San Francisco’s 6th And Market

A long-delayed $150 million project to further energize the rapidly transitioning mid-Market area of San Francisco broke ground on Wednesday. The Dallas developer says Market Street Place will be an experience.

11/12/2014

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More Than A Week After Election Day, City Of Alameda Finds Out Who Will Be Their Next Mayor

A winner has emerged in the race for the Mayor of Alameda and the current mayor is out of a job. Mayor Marie Gilmore thanked supporters for their work at a news conference on Wednesday, but said her opponent had won.

11/12/2014

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