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(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

(AP)

Homeless Population Rises In Santa Cruz Co., Decreases In Santa Clara Co.

The most recent homeless count is a mixed bag in the South Bay and Santa Cruz areas. The number of people without homes is down in Santa Clara County, but spiked sharply in Santa Cruz County.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–07/27/2011

Lesbian Wedding

Census Shows Uptick In California Same-Sex Couples

On the eve of San Francisco’s Pride weekend comes amid new Census figures that include the first detailed tally of gay and lesbian couples in California.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–06/23/2011

mom and kids in swimming pool

Despite Efforts, Families Still Leaving San Francisco

Despite efforts by officials to keep families in San Francisco, the percentage of children that make up the city’s population continues to decline.

CBS San Francisco–06/19/2011

Salmon in a bin (AP)

Bay Area Salmon Fishermen Excited Over Full Season

This could be California’s first full salmon fishing season in five years, after new projections from the State Department of Fish and Game show a tripling of the salmon population.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–03/02/2011

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