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A Dunlin, a very small shorebird, is washed of a mystery contaminant at the San Francisco Bay Center. (Cheryl Reynolds/International Bird Rescue)

Death Toll From Mystery Goo Reaches 200 Birds; Substance Still Unknown

An unidentified sticky substance found on seabirds in the East Bay and Peninsula since Friday has killed about 200 birds, while more than 250 others are receiving care, California Department of Fish and Wildlife officials said Wednesday.

01/21/2015

A fourth grader and his nanny escaped a car stuck on the Caltrain tracks minutes before it was hit by a train. (CBS)

4th Grader, His Nanny Narrowly Escape Burlingame Caltrain Crash After Car Gets Stuck On Tracks

A 4th grader and his nanny narrowly escaped injury when a Caltrain hit their car after it became stuck on the tracks in Burlingame.

01/15/2015

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Weekend Magazine: Senior Depression, Mississippi Writer, And Free Clothing

You can listen to the broadcast of Weekend Magazine with KCBS Public Affairs Director Liz Saint John every Sunday morning from 3:00am-4:00am and again from 5:00am-6:00am on KCBS All News 740 AM and 106.9 FM. […]

01/14/2015

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Caltrain’s Switch From Diesel Fuel To Electrification Will Cause ‘Significant’ Backups For Drivers; Report Shows

Drivers on the Peninsula may soon be waiting even longer at some train crossings, according to a new report on Caltrain’s switch to electrification.

01/08/2015

PG&E crews working to restore power as outages spread across Northern California. (courtesy: @PGE4Me)

Outages Keep PG&E Crews Working Into The Night; More Than 30,000 Bay Area Homes Still In The Dark

As of 8 p.m. Tuesday, around 170,000 customers had been impacted by power outages throughout the region, with an estimated 31,000 customers still without service

12/30/2014

Honor Mansion (credit: Randy Yagi)

Best Bed And Breakfasts In The Bay Area

If you’re looking for a romantic hideaway or simply want to get away from it all, consider five of the best bed and breakfasts in the Bay Area.

12/26/2014

San Francisco Ice Skating (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Best Places For Ice Skating On The Peninsula

Forget the mild California winter weather, ice skating fits right in to some of the Bay Area’s favorite sports.

12/25/2014

A guard at a Palo Alto train crossing. (Matt Bigler/CBS)

Palo Alto Community Pitches In For Holiday Gifts For 11 Guards Who Watch Dangerous Train Crossings

$350 gift cards were handed out this week to the 11 guards who keep watch at Palo Alto train tracks as part of the city’s Track Watch program.

12/24/2014

Robert Mondavi (Credit, Randy Yagi)

Best Romantic Winter Destinations For Couples

Couples looking for a romantic winter destination in America will enjoy any of these five beautiful places.

12/18/2014

Gift Baskets (credit: PORNCHAI KITTIWONGSAKUL/AFP/Getty Images)

Best Local Stores For Gift Baskets In The Peninsula & South Bay

Shop local and make up your own themed gift baskets for the holidays.

12/02/2014

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