Rebecca Corral

Kurdish Peshmerga forces monitor positions of Islamic State (IS) fighters during a battle to retake the eastern town of Jalawla, 130 kilometres (80 miles) northeast of Baghdad.  (Photo credit should read JM LOPEZ/AFP/Getty Images)

Bay Area Tech Companies Strategize To Scrub Internet Of ISIL Beheading Videos

YouTube and Twitter say they’ve closed the accounts of anyone who tries to post video showing the beheading of American journalists Steven Sotloff and James Foley.

09/03/2014

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Yosemite Grant Act’s 150th Anniversary Brings Park Renovations And Tree Protections

The National Park Service marked the 150th anniversary of the Yosemite Grant Act, by breaking ground Monday on a landmark project that aims to protect ancient sequoia trees.

06/30/2014

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Analysis: The Paradox Of Humanely Conducting Death Penalty Executions

KCBS interviews Stanford Law Professeor Robert Weisberg who says the death penalty is highly paradoxical since the U.S. allows executions, but then says it should be done humanely.

04/30/2014

Prostitutes walk along a sidewalk.

Hawaii Law Allowing Police To Have Sex With Prostitutes Condemned By SF Advocacy Group

A law that allows Hawaii police officers to have sex with prostitutes while working undercover investigations allows women to be further abused by police, according to a San Francisco research group working to abolish prostitution and human trafficking.

03/21/2014

Praying Mantises are exclusively predatory. Larger species have been known to prey on small lizards, frogs, birds, snakes, and even rodents. Most species are known to engage in cannibalism. Sexual cannibalism is common among mantises in captivity, and under some circumstances may also be observed in the field. The female may start feeding by biting off the male's head and if mating had begun, the male's movements may become even more vigorous in its delivery of sperms. (GABRIEL BOUYS/AFP/Getty Images)

Sexual Cannibalism: Who Are The Most Feared Lovers In The Animal Kingdom?

Pat Benatar famously sang “Love is a Battlefield”, but for some species that practice sexual cannibalism, it couldn’t be clearer.

02/14/2014

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Condoms No Longer Allowed As Evidence In San Francisco Prostitution Cases

After pressure from human rights organizations and health officials, a decision was made by the San Francisco’s District Attorney to no longer allow condoms as evidence in cases of prostitution.

04/30/2013

Bicyclists rides their bikes down Market Street on Bike to Work Day May 13, 2010 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Plan To Transform SF’s Market Street Would Eliminate Buses To Accommodate Bicycles

The latest plan to revamp San Francisco’s Market Street would take all buses off Mission Street and move the bicycle lanes from Market to Mission.

02/06/2013

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Survey Finds Doctors Split On Ethical Issues, Stanford Expert Weighs In

A new nationwide survey has attempted to find out what doctors will do when faced with key medical ethical issues.

11/19/2012

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California Senate Bill Would Require More Space When Cars Pass Bicycles

The state Senate was scheduled to vote Thursday on legislation that would require drivers to allow at least three feet of clearance when passing bicyclists from behind.

05/25/2012

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Golden Gate Bridge E-Book Highlights 75-Year History Of Landmark Span

SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS) – The upcoming 75th anniversary of the Golden Gate Bridge has spawned an e-book that show’s off a rich, and surprisingly unknown, history of a very familiar landmark. Oral histories from bridge […]

05/23/2012

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