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Surveillance photo of thieves taking a California Lottery machine from a Lucky supermarket on Mission Blvd. in Fremont on March 1, 2014. (CBS)

Thieves Steal Lotto Vending Machine From Fremont Grocery Store

Some brazen thieves thought they could play the numbers and get lucky by stealing an entire Lotto Scratchers vending machine from a Lucky grocery store in Fremont over the weekend, lottery officials said.

03/04/2014

A surveillance camera in Fremont. (CBS)

Fremont Police, Residents Credit Surveillance For Sharp Drop In Burglaries

Police and residents in Fremont credit the increased use of home surveillance cameras for a sharp drop in burglaries. The cameras have become so popular that Thursday’s police workshop on surveillance was moved to a larger venue.

02/28/2014

Traveler (credit: Stephen Morton/Getty Images)

Tips On Packing Lightly For Vacation

For the first-time traveler hoping to avoid baggage fees to the experienced globetrotter, the following 10 tips will help teach you how to pack more efficiently and maybe even more safely.

02/25/2014

Skip Wilson's '57 Chevy Bel Air was returned Monday after being stolen in 1984
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Stolen ’57 Chevy Returned To North Bay Man 30 Years Later In Better Condition

A Lake County man got a pair of surprises last month when his long-lost classic car was not only returned to him, but in much better condition than when he’d last seen it.

02/20/2014

Google's search engine. (AHMAD GHARABLI/AFP/Getty Images)

Google Acquiring Israeli Startup That Uses Sound-Based Password Technology

Google is buying an Israeli start-up company that uses sound-based technology, in hopes of doing away with online passwords as we know them.

02/17/2014

Newark police were searching for this man suspected of stealing an ATM card to get cash. (Newark Police)

Newark Police Search For Man Who Stole ATM Card To Get Cash

Police in Newark are asking for the public’s help in identifying a man who stole an ATM card to obtain cash.

02/14/2014

A computer keyboard. (CBS)

Larry Magid: White House Developing Anti-Hacker Standards

Our technology analyst says the White House has developed standards it hopes will help key industries protect themselves from hackers.

02/13/2014

A screen image of the Redwood City Police Department Pinterest site. (Redwood City PD/Pinterest)

Redwood City Police Using Pinterest To Get Stolen Property Back To Theft Victims

The Redwood City Police Department is using social media to match theft victims with their stolen property.

02/11/2014

Authorities busted a suspected auto theft ring at a warehouse on 36th Avenue in Oakland on February 5, 2014. (CBS)

Authorities Raid Alleged Chop Shop In East Oakland

Police recovered stolen cars and arrested nearly a dozen people during a bust of a suspected auto theft ring in East Oakland on Wednesday.

02/06/2014

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Man Sought In Petaluma Gun Theft

A 22-year-old man is being sought in connection with a gun theft that happened about two weeks ago in Petaluma, according to police.

02/04/2014

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