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Ariel view of San Francisco

SF Bay Area Ranked Second Most Densely Settled Urban Region In US

SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS) – A national analysis of U.S. cities finds the greater San Francisco area is the second most densely settled urban area in the country behind New York City. San Francisco, San Mateo […]

04/03/2014

(CBS)

Federal Judges Grant California 2-More Years To Reduce Prison Populations

Federal judges are giving California two more years to meet a court-ordered inmate population cap.

02/10/2014

Crowd of people in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Bay Area Growth Pushes California Population Near 38M

The state Finance Department reports that California’s population grew by almost 300,000 last year to nearly 38 million people, with the San Francisco Bay Area leading the growth.

05/01/2013

A deer prances through tall grass. (Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

San Jose Senior Community To Sterilize Deer Herd After Population Explosion

A gated California senior community overrun by deer has decided to sterilize the critters.

01/22/2013

(CBS)

California Immigration Shift Shows Asians Overtaking Latin Americans

There’s a California population shift with Asian immigrants replacing Latin America as the primary source of the state’s immigrants.

01/17/2013

An African Lion. (Source: Wikimedia Commons)

African Lion Population Dwindling Says New Study

The lions that roam Africa’s savannahs have lost as much as 75 percent of their habitat in the last 50 years as humans overtake their land and the lion population dwindles, said a study released Tuesday.

12/04/2012

A Great White Shark (Ryan Pierse/Getty Images)

Feds Considering Endangered Label For Great White Sharks

Federal fisheries regulators will consider whether to list West Coast great white sharks as an endangered species, a designation that could spur more research into the mysterious sea creatures.

09/28/2012

A fishing boat makes its way through the harbor near pier 45  in San Francisco, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

New Salmon Numbers Give North Coast Fishermen Hope

North Coast fishermen are optimistic that they’ll emerge from the tough economic times they experienced during the last few years now that salmon projections have come back very positive.

02/29/2012

SF State researcher Kwee Say (right) interviews Karen refugees from Burma Tha Mee (center) and Mu Doe (left) at a health fair in Oakland. (SF State University)

Myanmar Refugees Flock To East Oakland

Myanmar – formerly known as Burma – has been at civil war for 60 years, but it’s only been in recent years that the U.S. instituted a policy of accepting its refugees. 400 hundred such refugees now live in east Oakland.

12/07/2011

California Corrections Officials Say Realignment Is Going Smoothly

State corrections officials say that after one month realignment has been going smoothly, but there is still a lot more work to be done.

11/01/2011

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