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Same-sex couple Richard Yoder (R) and William Rackin (L) of New York exchange vows during their wedding ceremony October 15, 2008 at City Hall in San Francisco (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Prop. 8 Appeals Argued In SF Courtroom

Three federal appeals court judges were hearing arguments in San Francisco Thursday afternoon on two issues related to last year’s trial on Proposition 8, California’s voter-approved ban on same-sex marriage.

12/08/2011

Monterey Bay Aquarium officials release a great white shark into the ocean (BCN)

Great White Shark Dies Shortly After Release From Monterey Aquarium

Monterey Bay Aquarium staff are reeling from the sudden death of a young great white shark that had been on exhibit the past few months and was released into the wild last week.

11/03/2011

Injured Hawk

Hawk Released In Golden Gate Park After Nail Removed From Head

A red-tailed hawk that was found shot in the head with a nail gun in San Francisco last month was released back into the wild Wednesday after recovering at a San Jose animal hospital.

11/02/2011

Monterey Bay Aquarium officials release a great white shark into the ocean (BCN)

Monterey Bay Aquarium Releases Great White Shark

Monterey Bay Aquarium officials successfully released a young great white shark back into the ocean on Tuesday afternoon.

10/26/2011

(AP)

East Bay Interfaith Community Encourages Employers To Hire Felons

A key part of the strategy is encouraging the so-called “ban the box” approach to hiring, which means employers don’t ask applicants to check the box indicating whether they’ve ever been incarcerated.

10/24/2011

Josh Fattal, Shane Bauer

Cal Grads Fly To Freedom After Release From Iran Prison

Two UC Berkeley graduates jailed in Iran as spies were released from Tehran’s prison on Wednesday after more than two years in custody.

09/21/2011

Miguel Tejada and Aaron Rowand were designated for assignment by the Giants. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Giants Officially Release Tejada, Rowand

The San Francisco Giants have released outfielder Aaron Rowand and infielder Miguel Tejada, after designating both veterans for assignment last week.

09/08/2011

Johannes Mehserle during a court appearance. (AP photo)

Mehserle Spending Time With Family, Lawyer Says

Former BART police officer Johannes Mehserle is spending time with his family this week after his release from jail for killing BART passenger Oscar Grant III, his attorney said Wednesday.

CBS San Francisco–06/15/2011

Mehserle, left, appears at the East Fork Justice Court on Wednesday, Jan. 14, 2009, in Minden, Nevada. (AP)

Ex-BART Officer Johannes Mehserle Released From Jail

A former Bay Area Rapid Transit officer convicted of the fatal shooting of an unarmed man has been released from jail after serving one year of a two-year sentence.

KPIX 5–06/13/2011

Google executive Wael Ghonim (Facebook)

Google Executive Freed After 12 Days Blindfolded In Egypt

Google Inc. said Monday that its marketing manager has been released in Egypt after being detained during anti-government protests two weeks ago.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–02/07/2011

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