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Breaking News: At least two dead in San Francisco house fire in city's Sunnydale District.

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Google headquarters in Mountain View on April 7, 2011. (Kimihiro Hoshino/AFP/Getty Images)

KCBS Cover Story Series – Getting By In Silicon Valley

As many in their mid-20s enjoy the riches from tech and dot-com companies in Silicon Valley, another section is struggling just to “get by” on their middle-class paychecks.

03/26/2014

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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

San Francisco Public Library. (CBS)

Man Faces Assault Charges For Chair Attack At San Francisco Main Library

A 25-year-old man is facing assault charges for an unprovoked attack on another patron at San Francisco’s main library branch on Wednesday.

09/13/2013

Silicon Valley Security Guards Claim Discrimination By High-Tech Firms

Security guards for high-tech companies in Silicon Valley are voicing displeasure over what they have called discrimination against them for trying to unionize.

08/27/2013

San Francisco General Hospital (City and County of San Francisco)

New City Budget Proposal Includes Private Security For SF General

San Francisco’s new budget proposes replacing sworn police and sheriff’s deputies with private security guards at San Francisco General Hospital.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–06/25/2011