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Missing Assault Rifles Lead Feds To End Surplus Weapons Giveaways To San Mateo, Napa County Sheriff’s Offices

The delivery of mine-resistant vehicles to local law enforcement agencies last month generated outcry about the ills of militarizing police agencies in the United States. Those cries could grow louder now that some of the other weapons in that program are unaccounted for.


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Santa Rosa Police Unveil Most Wanted Offenders Program

Santa Rosa police Wednesday unveiled a new Most Wanted Offenders program.


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What’s On YouTube? ‘YouTube Nation’ Lets You Know

San Bruno-based YouTube brings new, trending & yet-to-be-discovered content online…



PayPal Testing Facial Recognition Program To Verify Mobile Payments

Recently kicking off in London borough Richmond upon Thames, the test includes 12 different merchants set up to accept PayPal payments, according to the company.


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California Schools Misappropriated Millions Of Dollars Intended For Low-Income Student Meals

State officials say California school districts have misappropriated tens of millions of dollars intended to provide meals to low-income students.


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HealthWatch: School Lunches To Have More Veggies, Whole Grains

The first major nutritional overhaul of school meals in more than 15 years means most offerings—including the always popular pizza—will come with less sodium, more whole grains and a wider selection of fruits and vegetables on the side.


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Bay Area Secret Santas Pay Off Layaway Accounts

The spirit of giving is spreading to Bay Area Kmart stores as hundreds of “secret Santas” have been helping to pay down customers’ layaway accounts in time for Christmas.


Members of the Cal Baseball Team practice in Berkeley (CBS)

Cal’s Baseball Program To Be Saved From Elimination

Nearly two months after the university reinstated three other teams that were slated for elimination, the school said Friday that baseball would survive after a massive fundraising effort by alumni, former players, parents of current players and other team supporters.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–04/08/2011

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Hayward’s Chabot College Trains Mechanics On Cars Of The Future

A new training program at Chabot College in Hayward trains students how to work on hybrid and electric cars.


Assistant activty director Audiel Segura (L) helps Juanita Gilbert paint a picture during an activites session at the Lifelong Medical Marin Adult Day Health Care Center on February 10, 2011 in Novato (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

California Adult Day Health Care Cuts Protested Statewide

California elder care advocates plan a series of actions around the state to protest budget cuts that would eliminate adult day health care programs that serve about 37,000 fragile seniors.

CBS San Francisco–02/24/2011



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