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U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) stands next to a display of assault weapons during a news conference January 24, 2013 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. (Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Sen. Feinstein Blames NRA, Gun Makers For Derailing Assault Weapons Ban

U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein is blaming the National Rifle Association and gun manufacturers for the reluctance among many of her colleagues to ban assault weapons and high-capacity ammunition magazines.

04/03/2013

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San Carlos Residents Warned Of ‘Door-Knock’ Burglaries

The San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office is warning residents about a rash of ‘door-knock’ burglaries that have occurred in residential neighborhoods around San Carlos

03/24/2013

CVS Pharmacy. (CBS)

CVS Ordering Workers To Reveal Weight, Health Info

Pharmacy giant CVS has told workers in the Bay Area and around the nation to reveal their weight and other health information, or pay extra for health coverage.

03/21/2013

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San Francisco Firm Cooks Up Sustainable, Affordable Egg Alternative

A San Francisco food producer wants to make you an omelet without breaking any eggs – and they may be able to do it with one key ingredient they make in a lab – no chicken required.

03/14/2013

A new ad appearing on San Francisco buses from the American Freedom Defense Institute (CBS)

‘Killing Jews Is Worship’ Ad Campaign Rolled Out On SF Muni Buses

A controversy has been re-ignited this week as ten new ads go up on San Francisco Muni buses containing quotes used by terrorists.

03/11/2013

A USPS employee sorts mail. (Brian Kersey/Getty Images)

Berkeley Councilman Proposes Email Tax To Fund Postal Service

A Berkeley city councilman has suggested that a tax on email may be wise way to help fund the United States Postal Service, according to the blog Berkeleyside.

03/07/2013

Stewart Brand poses for a portrait during the 2013 Sundance Film Festival. (Larry Busacca/Getty Images)

Marin Environmentalist Claims Recreating Extinct Species Is Possible

Speaking from the prestigious TED Conference in Long Beach Wednesday, Sausalito activist Stewart Brand said scientists are developing the ability to reassemble and extinct animal’s genome, and even recreate the animal itself.

02/28/2013

This surveillance image shows three men preparing to break into an Arcadia Park neighborhood home in Oakland. (CBS)

Oakland Neighbors Policing Their Own Streets As They Lose Faith In Cops

Oakland’s crime problems have gotten so bad that some people aren’t even bothering to call the cops anymore. Instead, they’re trying to solve and prevent crimes themselves.

02/26/2013

MC Hammer (Stanley Kirk Burrell booking photo. (Alameda County Sheriff's Office)

Dublin Police Offer Details On Arrest Of MC Hammer

Dublin police have released more details about the arrest of rapper MC Hammer near the Hacienda Crossings Shopping Center last week.

02/25/2013

Gunman Kills Seven At Oikos University In Oakland

Bay Area Law Enforcement Encourages Fighting Back Against Active Shooters

Law enforcement agencies have begun adopting a new policy on so-called “active shooters,” encouraging civilians to take safety into their own hands and take down gunmen who threaten them at work or school.

02/21/2013

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