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Zebra Murders: Remembering Fear That Gripped San Francisco 40 Years Later

For 179 days, San Francisco was gripped in fear over a crime wave involving random killings on the streets.

11/06/2014

Libby Schaaf climbs inside a fire-blowing snail car. (KCBS)

Quan Concedes Oakland Mayor’s Race; Schaaf Celebrates In Fire-Breathing Snail Car

In what may be a nod to her Burning Man constituents, the woman who appears to be Oakland’s mayor-elect rode off from a victory speech Wednesday in a metallic, fire-spraying snail vehicle.

11/05/2014

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CHP Arrests Man Accused Of Filming Bikers Harassing Officer On I-680 In Milpitas

Authorities have arrested the motorcycle rider suspected of filming and waving off a California Highway Patrol officer who was trying to stop him and other riders doing stunts on a highway.

10/30/2014

Peter Liu (City of Oakland)

Jimmy Kimmel Skewers Gun-Toting, Fringe Oakland Mayoral Candidate Over Stance On Masturbation

Oakland’s mayoral race became fodder for late night talk show host Jimmy Kimmel, who on Monday caught wind of one candidate with a bizarre stance on the digital divide, among other things.

10/28/2014

Golden State Warriors co-owner Peter Guber looks on as his team plays the Denver Nuggets in Game Two of the Western Conference Quarterfinals during the 2013 NBA Playoffs on April 23, 2013 at the Pepsi Center in Denver, Colorado. (Garrett W. Ellwood/NBAE via Getty Images)

Warriors Co-Owner Says Use Of Term ‘Hoodish’ In Team Email Was An Accident

Golden State Warriors co-owner Peter Guber told team employees Monday that he did not intend to include “hoodish” among the languages he’s trying to learn in advance of the NBA season.

10/28/2014

San Jose mayoral candidates Dave Cortese (left), Sam Liccardo. (CBS)

KPIX 5 Poll Finds Dave Cortese With Slight Lead Over Sam Liccardo In San Jose Mayor’s Race

Santa Clara County Supervisor Dave Cortese has a slight advantage over Councilman Sam Liccardo in San Jose’s mayoral race, according to SurveyUSA research conducted for KPIX.

10/27/2014

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Caught On Camera: Wheelie-Popping Bikers Shoo-Away CHP Motorcycle Officer On I-680 In Milpitas

A video posted on YouTube shows dozens of stunt-riding motorcyclists popping wheelies at high-speeds on a Bay Area freeway and shrugging off attempts by a California Highway Patrol motorcycle officer to pull them over.

10/22/2014

(CBS)

San Jose Police Union Warns Of Another Exodus If Liccardo Wins Mayoral Race

The San Jose Police Officer’s Union says the morning after election day could be the start of another mass exodus of police officers.

10/01/2014

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Is Marriage Dying? 50% Okay If Marriage And Children Are Not Priorities

A landmark study from the Pew Research found the percentage of unmarried people is at its highest point in American history, and 50 percent of those surveyed felt society is just as well off it people “have priorities other than marriage and children.”

09/25/2014

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San Jose Man Dies In Reno Road Race Crash

A San Jose man died in a crash a few miles short of the finish line at a road race in rural Nevada on Sunday, according to the local sheriff’s office.

09/23/2014

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