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Messages disparaging four men fatally shot in San Francisco's Hayes Valley neighborhood were posted on cars during a vigil on January 12, 2015. (CBS)

Racist Flyers Insult Mourners, 4 Men Murdered In San Francisco Hayes Valley During Community Vigil

As mourners gathered Monday to remember four men fatally shot in San Francisco’s Hayes Valley last week, someone posted racially-insensitive notes on people’s cars disparaging the victims.

01/13/2015

(Oro Loma Sanitary District)

San Lorenzo Board Member Of 42 Years Censured After Racist, Sexist Comments To Employees

An East Bay sanitary district’s board of directors has censured a longtime board member for racial slurs and sexist remarks they say he made to district employees.

12/24/2014

The campus of San Jose State University (SJSU)

San Jose State Accused Of Not Responding To Alleged Racist Remark Made By Member Of Campus Organization

San Jose State University officials are being accused of failing to respond to another alleged racist incident on campus that occurred last February.

11/10/2014

San Francisco's Chinatown neighborhood. (CBS)

San Francisco Chinatown Leaders Urge Better Training After Tour Guide’s Racist Rant

City officials and Chinatown community leaders rallied Thursday in response to an expletive-filled speech by a tour guide denigrating the neighborhood and its residents and called for better training and oversight by the tour industry.

10/23/2014

San Francisco's Chinatown neighborhood. (CBS)

Guide Goes On Videotaped Racist, Expletive-Laced Rant To Tourists Aboard Chinatown Bus In San Francisco

A tour-guide in San Francisco’s Chinatown was filmed during a racist and expletive-laden rant about the neighborhood and its inhabitants, and garnered applause tourists.

10/22/2014

LOS ANGELES, CA - MARCH 22: Senator Ted W. Lieu arrives at the Human Rights Campaign Los Angeles Gala Dinner at JW Marriott Los Angeles at L.A. LIVE on March 22, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Valerie Macon/Getty Images)

California State Senator Calls For Fox TV Host’s Resignation After Xenophobic Remarks

A California State Senator is calling for a Fox TV host to resign after using a racial slur on his show.

07/13/2014

Donald Sterling, owner of the Los Angeles Clippers, looks on as his team plays. (Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

COMMENTARY: Racist Comments Can’t Be Forgiven, But Donald Sterling’s Mental Health Can’t Be Ignored

Leave Donald Sterling alone. After reading numerous reports of his Alzheimer’s diagnosis and listening to his interviews, what we’re doing is making a punching bag out of a mentally incompetent human being.

06/05/2014

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer responds to a shareholder question during the Microsoft Shareholders Annual Meeting November 19, 2013 in Bellevue, Washington. Bellevue, Washington. The meeting was the last for Steve Ballmer as CEO, of which there have only been two in Microsoft's history. (Stephen Brashear/Getty Images)

Former Microsoft CEO Reportedly Set To Buy L.A. Clippers For A Record $2 Billion

Shelly Sterling reached an agreement Thursday night to sell the Los Angeles Clippers to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer for $2 billion in what would be a record deal if approved by the NBA, according to an individual with knowledge of the negotiations.

05/29/2014

Nope. Just don't do it.

What To Avoid Doing On Cinco De Mayo So As Not To Be A Racially-Insensitive Jerk

As Cinco de Mayo celebrations become institutionalized into a beer and tequila drinking holiday on the level of St. Patrick’s Day, there are plenty of reminders to people to avoid racially-insensitive costumes and imagery while indulging in Mexican fare.

05/05/2014

Donald Sterling, owner of the Los Angeles Clippers, looks on as his team plays. (Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

KCBS Sports Fans: Donald Sterling’s Uncomfortable Truth

In all the fury about Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling’s ugly comments, and in all the backslapping about the NBA’s unprecedented sanctions, very little has been said about the uncomfortable truth of the matter: Donald Sterling is hardly the only American whose vision isn’t colorblind.

04/30/2014

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