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A man uses 'Siri' on the iPhone 4S. (Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

Tech Report: Apple Products Seen In Half Of U.S. Homes

KCBS Technology Analyst Larry Magid looks at a new report that shows just how widespread the ever-growing popularity of Apple products are in the U.S.


A protester at UC Davis is rinsed off after being pepper sprayed by riot police on the school's campus, November 18, 2011.  (CBS)

Tentative Ruling Denies Request To Block UC Davis Pepper Spraying Report

An Oakland judge said Friday that the University of California can release most but not all of a long-awaited report on the pepper-spraying of protesters at UC Davis last November.


A protester at UC Davis is rinsed off after being pepper sprayed by riot police on the school's campus, November 18, 2011.  (CBS)

Judge Bars UC From Releasing Davis Pepper-Spray Report

A judge has temporarily barred the University of California from releasing a report about the pepper-spraying of student protesters by police officers at UC Davis.


California High-Speed Rail

Auditor Raises New Concerns About California High-Speed Rail

In a new report, the auditor said the latest high-speed rail business plan relies on uncertain funding sources and financing for the project has become increasingly risky.


Port Of Oakland

California Slips To World’s 9th Largest Economy

The recession has taken a measurable toll on California, which has slipped behind Brazil to become the ninth-largest economy in the world.


Artist's conception of a California high-speed rail train. (California High-Speed Rail Authority)

New Report Details High-Speed Rail Project Amid Looming Questions

California voters and the Obama administration have committed nearly $13 billion to the state’s high-speed rail project, but the ambitious plan to link California’s biggest cities by rail faces increasing questions about whether it will ever become reality.


Flames from a massive fire are seen in a residential neighborhood September 9, 2010 in San Bruno. (Getty Images)

NTSB Issues Final Report On San Bruno Explosion

The report placed the majority of the blame on PG&E for the San Bruno explosion.


Car Crash

ConsumerWatch: Bay Area Car Buyer Finds Holes in Carfax Report

A CARFAX report will tell you a lot about a car you’re interested in buying. But, it may omit some important facts, as one East Bay car buyer found out recently.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–08/17/2011

San Francisco Zoo tiger attack victims Paul and Kulbir Dahliwal.

New Report Offers Insight Into San Francisco Zoo Tiger Attack

Documents obtained by The Associated Press say that a tiger killed by police in 2007 after fatally mauling a teen at the San Francisco Zoo was likely provoked into leaping out of its enclosure.

CBS San Francisco–02/12/2011

San Bruno explosion, gas pipeline

NTSB Finds No External Corrosion In San Bruno Gas Pipe Blast

A gas pipeline that ruptured and caused the deadly San Bruno explosion showed no signs of corrosion and wasn’t dented or leaking, federal accident investigators said Tuesday.

CBS San Francisco–12/14/2010