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Police speak to a protester as they try to control the crowd on August 19, 2014 in Ferguson, Missouri. Violent outbreaks have taken place in Ferguson since the shooting death of unarmed teenager Michael Brown by a Ferguson police officer on August 9th.  (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

KCBS In Depth: Examining Racial Progress In The U.S.

KCBS In Depth host Jan McMillan speaks with Professor James Taylor, Chair of the Department of Politics at the University of San Francisco, about the race relations in the U.S. and how it plays in with recent events, including the fatal shooting of an unarmed teen in Ferguson, Mo at the hands of the police.

08/25/2014

California Highway Patrol officer, CHP

Santa Rosa Highway Drag Race Ends With Arrest For 1 Driver

A man was arrested for allegedly drag racing in a Honda Civic on state Highway 12 in Santa Rosa early Saturday morning, California Highway Patrol officials said Tuesday.

08/12/2014

Finish Line

Reno Man, Berkeley Woman Win San Francisco Marathon

A Berkeley woman won the San Francisco Marathon Sunday for the second year in a row and a man from Reno, Nevada earned his first win.

07/27/2014

President Lyndon Johnson signs Civil Rights Act, July 2, 1964. (White House Press Office)

5 Things To Know About The Civil Rights Act Of 1964

On July 2, 1964, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed into law the Civil Rights Act of 1964, one of the most significant civil rights achievements in U.S. history.

07/02/2014

U.S. Coast Guard

Coast Guard Rescues Boater From Disabled Vessel During Race To Hawaii

The U.S. Coast Guard rescued a mariner in a sailboat race to Hawaii whose vessel became disabled early Sunday and towed his boat into Monterey Harbor Tuesday morning, the Coast Guard reported.

07/01/2014

Coast Guard Rescue

Coast Guard Crew Rescues Man From Capsized Rowboat Raking Part In Race Across Pacific

A U.S. Coast Guard crew from San Francisco rescued a man whose rowboat capsized about 50 miles off of California’s Central Coast early Sunday morning while taking part in a race across the Pacific.

06/22/2014

Toyota/Save Mart 350  (credit: Robert Laberge/Getty Images)

NASCAR Race Expected To Congest Wine Country Roadways

If you’re planning a trip to wine country this weekend, be warned. NASCAR rolls into town Friday, along with tens of thousands of fans and huge traffic jams.

06/20/2014

Toyota/Save Mart 350  (credit: Robert Laberge/Getty Images)

NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Revs Up For The Weekend at Sonoma Raceway

The annual race event returns to Sonoma Raceway over the weekend…

06/19/2014

72-year old Wolfgang Zech. (CBS)

Runner Finishes Dipsea Foot Race While Suffering Heart Attack

A Bay Area runner finished a grueling 7.4 mile Marin County competition despite suffering a heart attack while running.

06/17/2014

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (L) and California gubernatorial candidate Neel Kashkari visit a flower shop in San Francisco, June 13, 2014 (CBS)

NJ Gov. Chris Christie Raising Cash In Bay Area, Boosting Kashkari’s Gubernatorial Campaign

Governor Chris Christie continued his California swing in the Bay Area Friday by touring San Francisco with California gubernatorial challenger Neel Kashkari. The Republican duo visited a local flower shop on Seventh Street. The visit was expected to give added visibility to Kashkari’s campaign against Jerry Brown.

06/13/2014

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