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A protester holds up Garner's photo while walking on the West Side Highway December 3, 2014 in New York. Protests began after a Grand Jury decided to not indict officer Daniel Pantaleo. Eric Garner died after being put in a chokehold by Pantaleo on July 17, 2014. Pantaleo had suspected Garner of selling untaxed cigarettes. (Photo by Yana Paskova/Getty Images)

#CrimingWhileWhite Showcasing Racial Inequality In Police Tactics

Confessions are trending on social media Thursday night as users share crimes they say they were given just a slap on the wrist because of their race.

12/04/2014

Protesters upset with a grand jury's decision not to charge a New York City police officer in the death of Eric Garner march in Oakland on December 3, 2014. (CBS)

Protesters Gather In San Francisco, Oakland Over New York Jury’s Decision Not To Indict Officer In Chokehold Death

Protests were taking place in Oakland and in San Francisco Wednesday evening in response to a New York grand jury’s decision not to indict a New York City police officer in the death of Eric Garner, an unarmed black man who died while in a police chokehold restraint.

12/03/2014

Oakland Raiders v San Francisco 49ers

GameDay: Sports And Race

“I can’t breathe,” were the final words spoken by Eric Garner who apparently was choked to death by New York City police.

12/03/2014

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MC Hammer, Local Leaders Kicking Off Annual Turkey Trot In Walnut Creek

Thousands of runners are set to jumpstart their Thanksgiving holiday in downtown Walnut Creek Thursday with encouragement from friends, family, local leaders and East Bay Area rap legend MC Hammer.

11/27/2014

(CBS SF)

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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