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A Cal Fire firefighter looks on as the Rim Fire burns through a grove of trees on August 25, 2013 near Groveland, California. The Rim Fire continues to burn out of control and threatens 4,500 homes outside of Yosemite National Park. Over 2,000 firefighters are battling the blaze that has entered a section of Yosemite National Park and is currently 7 percent contained.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Drought Conditions Intensify Wildfire Fears; Cal Fire Adds Staff Early

Cal Fire is staffing up its wildfire response crew earlier than normal the year after an uncommonly dry winter across most of the state.

03/31/2014

Janelle Monae (credit:  Jemal Countess/Getty Images)

Singer Janelle Monae Performs Free Show In San Francisco

Celebrating their 15th anniversary, SalesForce is giving the rest of us a present…a free Janelle Monae…

03/06/2014

Coldstream Canyon, Donner Memorial State Park, Truckee, California

Controller Finds More Money Problems In California Parks

A state review finds that more than 200 state employees were overpaid more than $500,000 by managers who deliberately broke state rules at the troubled California Department of Parks and Recreation.

12/18/2012

Strike vote preparations at San Francisco State University (CBS)

Cal State Reaches Tentative Agreement With Faculty

California State University and its faculty union have reached a tentative agreement on a four-year contract that would avert strikes threatened for the fall.

07/31/2012

A screen capture of the San Francisco General Hospital "It Gets Better" video on YouTube. (SFGH/YouTube)

KCBS Cover Story: SF General Hospital Reaches Out To LGBT Youth

The hospital has created a video as part of the national “It Gets Better Project” aimed at helping LGBT youth who are dealing with bullying or depression.

07/25/2012

Oakland police officers block a sidewalk (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Now Hiring: Oakland Set To Add Police Officers

Oakland is looking for qualified applicants to join two police academies being held later this year.

06/10/2012

Katherine Feinstein

San Francisco To Shutter Courtrooms, Lay Off Staff

San Francisco Superior Court will be closing 25 courtrooms and laying of 40 percent of its staff come October 1 due to budget cuts.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–07/18/2011

A San Jose Police patrol car. (CBS)

San Jose Offered Deal To Bring Back Cops

At a time when many police departments are laying off officers, San Jose may be able to keep more than a dozen cops on the force after the city qualified for a federal grant that preserves law enforcement jobs.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–10/06/2010