New Years

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3 Ways To Keep Your New Year’s Resolutions

Many of us will make New Year’s resolutions to be better, healthier, more productive people over the next few weeks. Many of us will have broken these…


Minimum Wage Set To Increase In San Francisco

Minimum Wage Set To Increase In San Francisco

Good news for those who work in San Francisco and make minimum wage. The city is set to make history on January 1st when its minimum wage increases by 32 cents…



Bay Area Emergency Rooms Gear Up For Teen Drinkers

The number of teenagers coming into hospital emergency rooms for issues related to alcohol consumption nearly quadruples on New Year’s Day.



Holidays Mean Brisk Business For Vallejo Recycling Centers

As the holidays start to wind down in the Bay Area, things are starting to heat up at some recycling centers.


Courtroom sketch of Johannes Mehserle in a Los Angeles courtroom Friday. credit: Mona Edwards

Mehserle Gets 2-Year Sentence In Killing Of Oscar Grant

UPDATE: A judge has sentenced a white former BART police officer to two years in prison in the shooting death of an unarmed black man on an Oakland train platform.

CBS San Francisco–11/05/2010

Mehserle waived extradition to California early on January 14, 2009 during a brief court appearance in Minden, Nevada. (AP)

Oakland Police Gear Up For Mehserle Sentencing Friday

Oakland police are coordinating with other law enforcement agencies to prepare for possible protests after former BART police Officer Johannes Mehserle is sentenced in Los Angeles on Friday morning.

CBS San Francisco–11/04/2010

Johannes Mehserle during a court appearance. (AP photo)

Prison Time Urged For Ex-BART Officer Mehserle

Mehserle was videotaped shooting an unarmed passenger on the Fruitvale platform on New Year’s Day 2009.

CBS San Francisco–10/26/2010