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San Francisco Looks To Require Pharmaceutical Companies To Fund Drug Take-Back Program

San Francisco Board of Supervisors president David Chiu introduced legislation Tuesday that would require pharmaceutical companies distributing their drugs within the city to fully fund and administer a permanent citywide drug take-back program.

10/21/2014

An Asiana Airlines Boeing 777 is seen on the runway at San Francisco International Airport after crash landing on July 6, 2013. (Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty Images)

NorCal Society Of Journalists Awards KCBS Radio With Excellence In Journalism Award For Asiana Crash Coverage

The SPJ said the coverage was “an amazing record of what happened during the Asiana crash with riveting first-hand accounts.”

10/21/2014

A sign advertising an apartment for rent hangs from a fire escape in front of an apartment building July 8, 2009 in San Francisco, California. As the economy continues to falter, vacancy rates for U.S. apartments have spiked to a twenty two year high of 7.5 percent, just short of the record high of 7.8 percent set in 1986. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Francisco Law Forcing Higher Relocation Payments For Evicted Tenants Struck Down

San Francisco property owners have scored a legal victory over the city involving payments to relocate evicted tenants.

10/21/2014

A general view during the 2014 World Series Media Day at Kauffman Stadium on October 20, 2014 in Kansas City, Missouri. (Rob Carr/Getty Images)

San Francisco, Kansas City Mayors Wager Barbecue, Sourdough, Community Service For World Series Bet

The mayors of Kansas City and San Francisco have a bet riding on the outcome of the World Series.

10/21/2014

Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) speaks to reporters after finishing a speechabout th CIA on the Senate floor, on March 11, 2014 in Washington, DC. Sen. Dianne Feinstein Feinstein (D-CA) who is Chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee has accused the CIA of secretly removing documents from computers used by the Senate Intelligence. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Phil Matier: Is Senator Feinstein Putting San Francisco’s Mayor Lee On The Hot Seat Over Airbnb Legislation?

California Sen. Dianne Feinstein has some strong words about proposed Airbnb legislation under consideration by the San Francisco Board of Supervisors and doesn’t want anything getting pushed through too soon.

10/21/2014

San Francisco International Airport. (CBS)

Taxi Drivers Say SFO Is Making A Big Mistake By Allowing Lyft, Uber To Operate At Airport

Members of the San Francisco Airport Commission have approved a three-month trial period that will allow Lyft, Uber and Sidecar to operate at SFO International Airport, but cab drivers say it’s a big mistake.

10/21/2014

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - OCTOBER 16: The San Francisco Giants celebrate after defeating the St. Louis Cardinals 6-3 during Game Five of the National League Championship Series at AT&T Park on October 16, 2014 in San Francisco, California.

KCBS Reporter Creates New Lyrics For Lorde’s ‘Royals’ Cheering On The Giants

Some San Francisco radio stations have banned one of the biggest hit songs of the year, “Royals” by Lorde for the duration of the World Series. So KCBS reporter Doug Sovern decided San Francisco needed its own version of the song to cheer the Giants on as they take on Kansas City.

10/21/2014

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San Francisco Uber Driver Accused Of Forcibly Pulling Rider From Car, Smashing Her Phone In Dispute Over Directions

An Uber driver allegedly forcibly pulled a passenger out of his car before smashing her smartphone as she tried to record the incident in San Francisco.

10/20/2014

Luis Gutierrez (left) and Javier Gutierrez are accused of fatally stabbing Ronnie Goldman at the corner of Capp and 24th Streets in San Francisco's Mission District on September 9, 2014. (San Francisco Police)

Brothers Arrested In Fatal Stabbing In San Francisco’s Mission District

Police said Monday they arrested two brothers in connection with the stabbing death of a man last month in San Francisco’s Mission District.

10/20/2014

Kansas City Royals fan Jerod Main put his prized 1965 Ford Mustang up for sale in hopes of sending his family to the World Series. (CBS)

Royals Fan Selling His Classic Car To Fund Trip To World Series Games For His Family

A Royals fan in Kansas City wants to give his family a trip to the World Series so badly he’s willing to part with his classic car to get them there.

10/20/2014

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