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San Jose’s Mayoral Race Heats Up After Liccardo Orders Cortese To Return Campaign Cash

The battle is heating up between two men vying to be the next mayor of Northern California’s largest city.

09/17/2014

California Attorney General Kamala Harris speaks during a news conference on October 10, 2013 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

California Attorney General Kamala Harris Breaks Down Student Truancy Levels By Race

California State Attorney General Kamala Harris released her second-annual report on California’s truancy levels, which for the first time breaks the numbers down by race.

09/12/2014

An Oakland Police Department patrol car. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Oakland Police Say Officer Acted Within Policy Detaining Firefighter And His Kids, Video Released

Video has surfaced of a tense situation between a white Oakland police officer and a black off-duty firefighter outside the fire station where he worked. Meanwhile, police said the officer was “within policy” during the incident.

09/03/2014

Keith Jones and Sons

Race Issues Raised When Oakland Firefighter, Kids Detained By Police Officer

A black Oakland firefighter has filed a complaint with the Oakland Police Department after he and his young kids were detained by a white police officer outside the station where the firefighter worked.

08/29/2014

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton discusses her new book, 'Hard Choices: A Memoir,' at the Lisner Auditorium on the campus of George Washington University June 13, 2014 in Washington, DC. Clinton is on a nationwide tour to promote the new memoir with media interviews and book signings but has said she would not decide whether to run in the 2016 presidential race before the end of the year.  (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Hillary Clinton Addresses Ferguson Shooting, Racial Strife During Technology Conference In San Francisco

Hillary Rodham Clinton broke nearly three weeks of silence Thursday on the fatal police shooting of an unarmed 18-year-old in Missouri, saying his death and the violent protests that followed resulted from frayed bonds of trust in a racially divided community.

08/28/2014

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

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