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A Great White shark jumps out of the water as it hunts Cape fur seals near False Bay, on July 4, 2010. 
(Carl De Souza/AFP/Getty Images)

Study Finds Pacific Great White Shark Population At Least Five Times Previous Estimates

A recent study published in PLOS ONE found that the number of sharks swimming in the Pacific is around 2,400, about six times the number previously estimated.

07/14/2014

San Jose's largest homeless encampment, The Jungle (photo courtesy housing1000sv.org)

KCBS Cover Story Series: Bringing Medical Care To San Jose’s Largest Homeless Encampment

Residents of The Jungle, San Jose’s largest homeless encampment, have recently received on-site medical care after the county moved a mobile clinic to the site.

07/08/2014

U.S. Census Director Urges Residents To Fill Out 2010 Census

Census Shows California’s Asian, Latino Populations Growing

Latinos now make up 38 percent of California’s population and Asians have become the fastest growing minority group in the nation, according to US Census Bureau numbers released Thursday.

06/26/2014

Researchers tag baby peregrine falcons atop Downtown San Francisco's PG&E building (photo credit: Margie Shafer)

Peregrine Falcons On The Rebound: Nest Atop Downtown SF PG&E Building

Three baby Peregrine falcon chicks were banded Wednesday on the 33rd floor of the PG&E building in downtown San Francisco.

05/07/2014

A construction worker uses a saw to cut wood as he builds framing for a new house in a development June 26, 2006 in Richmond, California. A report issued by the U.S. Commerce Department stated that sales of new single-family homes were up 4.6 percent in May. The median price of homes sold in May slipped to $235,300, down 4.3 percent from April. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Dublin Claims Spot As State’s 3rd Fastest Growing City

Dublin is California’s third fastest growing city, according to a new study.

04/30/2014

San Jose City Hall

San Jose Back Above 1 Million Residents As Bay Area Leads State Population Growth

Data released Wednesday by the state Department of Finance show California added 356,000 people last year. A more detailed population report released in December said births outpacing deaths was one factor in the growth rate.

04/30/2014

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

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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

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