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A substantial coronal mass ejection blew out from side of the Sun, giving us a great view of the event in profile (June 17-18, 2015). We caught the action in the 304 Angstrom wavelength of extreme ultraviolet light. The video clip covers about four hours of the event. While some of the plasma falls back into the Sun, a look at the coronagraph on SOHO shows a large cloud of particles heading into space. Credit: Solar Dynamics Observatory, NASA.

Massive Solar Flare Reported, X-Ray Radiation Blacks Out Some Radio Communiction While Solar Storm Also Hits Earth

A sunspot erupted this afternoon creating a powerful solar flare bathing earth in electromagnetic radiation, and causing temporary disruptions in some radio communication, according to SpaceWeather.com, while a solar storm continues to rage.

06/22/2015

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KPFA Radio Host, Father Of 3 Killed In Oakland Hit-And-Run Crash

A board operator and co-host at the public radio station KPFA died in a hit-and-run crash in Oakland early Saturday morning.

04/20/2015

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SF Zoo Management Accused Of Illegal Eavesdropping On Workers

The whistleblower contacted a union steward to tell them that he had heard a manager secretly listening in on a zoo employee and making fun of the way that person talked.

03/19/2015

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Cable Cars, CBS Newsrooms Among 1,000 Left Without Power In San Francisco

PG&E officials say at least 1,000 people were hit by an outage Monday afternoon that turned the KPIX 5 and KCBS Radio newsrooms dark.

11/03/2014

An Asiana Airlines Boeing 777 is seen on the runway at San Francisco International Airport after crash landing on July 6, 2013. (Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty Images)

NorCal Society Of Journalists Awards KCBS Radio With Excellence In Journalism Award For Asiana Crash Coverage

The SPJ said the coverage was “an amazing record of what happened during the Asiana crash with riveting first-hand accounts.”

10/21/2014

U2's Bono (credit: Ian Gavan/Getty Images)

U2’s Bono Talks On The Air With Jayn

AUDIO: “Hey Jayn (of Alice@97.3), I’ve got Bono on the line for you” is how the convo started…

09/29/2014

A solar flare is seen erupting from the sun. (Photograph by: NOAA/National Weather Service's Space Weather Prediction Center, Getty Images)

Strong Solar Storm Heading To Earth; May Cause Disturbances In Satellite, Radio Transmissions

A strong solar flare is blasting its way to Earth, but the worst of its power looks like it will barely skim above the planet and not cause many problems.

09/12/2014

The Pandora splash image is seen on an iPhone. (CBS)

Oakland-Based Pandora Internet Radio Cuts First-Ever Direct Deal With Artists

Internet radio leader Pandora has come to its first-ever direct licensing deal with artists, a wide-ranging agreement with independent label group Merlin that both said would mean higher payments to artists and more play for them on Pandora stations.

08/06/2014

Casey Kasem (credit: Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Private SoCal Memorial Service For “American Top 40” Radio DJ Casey Kasem

About 100 family members, close friends and business associates gathered at the memorial at a church in Southern California.

06/21/2014

Casey Kasem (credit: Kevin Winter/Getty Images)

Top 40 Countdown Host Casey Kasem, Former SF ‘Screaming’ Deejay, Dead At 82

Casey Kasem, the internationally famous radio broadcaster who became the king of the top 40 countdown with a syndicated show that ran for decades, died Sunday.

06/15/2014

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