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Oakland Residents Hold Fundraiser To Hire Security Guards

A fundraiser to hire private security guards in Oakland’s Rockridge neighborhood has raised thousands of dollars as a short-term solution to rising crime in the area.

10/28/2013

Students walk through Sproul Plaza on the UC Berkeley campus. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Police Investigating String Of Robberies Near UC Berkeley

Four armed robberies have occurred on or near the University of California at Berkeley campus in the past week, and police are beefing up patrols and reminding students to remain vigilant.

10/16/2013

Surveillance video on a San Francisco Muni bus. (CBS)

2 Out Of 3 San Francisco Robberies Involve Cellphones

Chief Greg Suhr said two out of every three robberies that occur in San Francisco involve a cellphone. For the first time he can remember, Suhr said his department is arresting more people for robbery than narcotics.

08/22/2013

(L-R) Taissa Farmiga, Israel Broussard, Emma Watson, Katie Chang and Claire Julien in "The Bling Ring"(credit: A24 Films)

Jan Wahl Movie Review: ‘The Bling Ring’

KCBS’ Jan Wahl reviews Sofia Coppola’s “The Bling Ring,” about young people in So. California caught up in our celebrity-obsessed culture, starring Emma Watson…

06/14/2013

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About The Bay: San Francisco DA’s Plan To End Rampant Cellphone Thefts

The theft of cellphones is becoming a rampant problem in San Francisco. District Attorney George Gascon said he has a plan to help solve the issue.

04/22/2013

Surveillance images of two men who police say are responsible for a series of armed robberies in San Leandro. (San Leandro Police Dept.)

$20,000 Reward Offered In Series Of San Leandro Armed Robberies

A $20,000 reward was being offered for information leading to the conviction of two men who have conducted a series of armed robberies in San Leandro since the beginning of the year, according to police.

04/11/2013

(L-R) Robert Larry White, Christopher Lee Miller, David Joseph Morales (Solano County Sheriff's Office)

3 Arrested In String Of Robberies At Carquinez Bridge Toll Plaza

Three men were arrested this week in connection with a string of robberies at the Carquinez Bridge toll plaza, California Highway Patrol officials announced Thursday morning.

12/06/2012

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3 Arrested In Santa Rosa Armored Car Robbery

Santa Rosa police have arrested three men in connection with the investigation of an armed robbery at an armored car service in Santa Rosa a year ago, a police lieutenant said.

08/08/2012

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String Of Cell Phone Robberies Plague SF Divisadero Street Corridor

San Francisco police were investigating a string of cellphone robberies and other incidents along the Divisadero Street corridor in the past two weeks.

08/08/2012

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3 Men Sought In San Francisco Bank Robberies

Police have released photos of three men involved in two separate bank robbery series in San Francisco in the past few weeks, and are asking for the public’s help in identifying them.

05/17/2012

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