Rebecca Corral

Crews attempt to rescue a whale off the Orange County coast on April 17, 2012. The same whale was spotted off the Monterey County coast on April 24, 2012. (CBS)

Experts Search Monterey Coast To Save Whale Entangled In Fishing Nets

A specially trained team of disentanglement experts searched the waters off the Monterey County coast Thursday for a gray whale spotted earlier in the week caught up on fishing nets.

04/26/2012

An Oakland Police patrol car. (CBS)

Unique Partnership Aims To Fight Crime In Oakland

Business leaders in Chinatown and the Fruitvale District are joining together to help fight crime in the city.

03/25/2012

(source: High Gear Media)

Assembly Bill Would Make California Traffic Stops A High Tech Experience

The flashing police lights in the rearview mirror could soon be a reason to reach for the smartphone rather than hide it, if a bill to make vehicle registration and insurance forms electronic becomes law.

03/06/2012

An artist's rendering of the proposed Bay Bridge bike lane. (CBS)

San Francisco May Require Safe Bike Parking For Workers

One of the strongest pro-bicyclist laws in the country could soon be adopted in San Francisco. It would require owners of commercial buildings in San Francisco to provide secure bicycle parking for employees.

02/24/2012

(credit: curryupnow.com)

Legislation Takes Aim At Food Trucks Operating Near Schools

An assemblyman concerned about childhood obesity introduced a bill that would prohibit food trucks from operating within 1,500 feet of elementary and secondary schools.

02/18/2012

Michaela Garecht

Convicted Killers Probed In 1988 Disappearance Of Hayward Girl

The newest development into the disappearance of Michaela Garecht involves two convicted killers known as the “Speed Freak Killers.”

02/01/2012

girls computer, media

Stanford Study Links Electronic Media Usage With Girls’ Social, Emotional Development

The study by two Stanford professors found that the amount of media multitasking correlated negatively with their social success.

01/30/2012

Examination in a doctor's office. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

State Consumer Group Proposes New Approach To Health Insurance Rate Hikes

Non-profit Consumer Watchdog is looking for more transparency in how health insurance companies justify rate hikes and wants to give states rights to approve or reject them.

01/08/2012

San Francisco: Living On Borrowed Time?

UC Berkeley Awarded Millions For Quake Early Warning Research

Berkeley scientists studying earthquake early warning in the United States have received a financial boost.

11/30/2011

Alzheimer's

Bay Area Expert Weighs In On GPS Shoes For Alzheimer’s Patients

There’s good news for families of Alzheimer’s patients now that two companies are collaborating on a shoe with GPS technology.

10/30/2011

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