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Liam Fitzsimons of Santa Rosa shows off damage after a truck slammed into his room on March 31, 2015. (CBS)

Santa Rosa Boy Survives After Truck Slams Into His Bedroom

An 11-year-old Santa Rosa boy is fortunate to be alive, after an out-of-control truck plowed into his bedroom early Monday morning.

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Denise Huskins was reportedly kidnapped from the 500 block of Kirkland Avenue in Vallejo on March 23, 2015. (Vallejo Police Department)

Bizarre Emails From Purported Kidnappers Of Vallejo Woman Demand Police Apologize, Case Handed Off To FBI

A group purporting to be the kidnappers of a Vallejo woman have made an unusual demand of the Vallejo Police Department and are asking for them to apologize. If they don’t get it, they’ve threatened unspecified harm.

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Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf (Libby Schaff/A Better Oakland)

Oakland Joins San Francisco In Boycotting Travel To Indiana Over Religious Freedom Law

As the firestorm grows over a new Indiana law that critics say could be used to discriminate against the LGBT community, Mayor Libby Schaaf of Oakland said the city won’t fund business travel to the state because of the measure.

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Stella, a 5-year-old Rhodesian ridgeback. (Eireann Dolan)

Landlord Asks A’s Pitcher, Girlfriend For Their Dog’s Resume As Part Of Rental Application

Finding an apartment in the Bay Area is hard enough nowadays, perhaps harder for professional ballplayers who may only want to be rent for less than a year, and especially if they have pets.

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A San Francisco Police patrol car (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Salesforce Heavily Funds Reinstated SFPD Cadet Academy; Targets Diverse Youth

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee announced that the city’s police department would revive their cadet academy, aiming to recruit diverse youths from the city’s high-risk neighborhoods for paying jobs within the force.

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Actors Vince Vaughn (L) and Owen Wilson participate in a Q&A following "The Internship" Googler Premiere on May 30, 2013 in San Francisco, California.  (Photo by Jason Merritt/Getty Images for 20th Century Fox)

9 Silicon Valley April Fools Stunts You Should Never Have Fallen For

Our friends down in Silicon Valley work in lavish playgrounds designed to spur creative thought. So is it any wonder that the people who work in the tech sector come up with April Fool’s pranks just about every year?

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You've seen the Chromecast.  The new Chromebit full computer is even slimmer PHOTO: Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty Images

$100 Google Chromebit Turns Any TV Into A Full Computer

This summer, Google is unveiling a full computer that will cost less than $100. It looks like a memory stick or maybe a high-tech highlighter, but it’s actually a full-fledged quad core processor computer with 16 gig hard drive and 2 gigs of ram. Just plug it into any TV with an HDMI port available.

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Terria Artiga (Santa Clara County Sheriff's Office)

Woman Held On $150,000 Bail In Alleged Theft Of Car With Baby Inside In San Jose

A 36-year-old woman was scheduled to appear in Santa Clara County Superior Court on Thursday after her arrest Sunday on suspicion of a stealing a car with an infant inside in San Jose, according to police and jail officials.

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(Photo Credit: Honda Motor Co.)

Honda Testing Automated Cars At Former Concord Naval Weapons Station

Honda is testing new cars with automated driving at the Concord Naval Weapons Station, the company announced Tuesday.

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Former State Corrections Officer Gets Year In Jail For Child Porn, Peeping Conviction

A former state corrections officer was sentenced Monday to a year in jail and five years of probation for possession of child pornography and peeping involving a 15-year-old female relative, Sonoma County prosecutors said Tuesday.

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San Francisco Premiere Of HBO's "Game Of Thrones" Season 5 - Red Carpet

‘Game of Thrones’ San Francisco Premiere

PHOTOS: Premiere of HBO’s ‘Game of Thrones’ Season 5 at San Francisco Opera House on March 23, 2015.

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Gallery: 2015 CBS Bay Area Spelling Bee Contestants

49 young spellers competed in the CBS Bay Area Spelling Bee Regional Championships

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Coach Jim Harbaugh’s Oddly Captured Photos

We salute the man who lead the San Francisco 49ers in the past several years, Coach Jim Harbaugh! Oddly enough, he doesn’t take flattering pictures or photographers capture the strangest moments during the games. We collected some of the best right here…

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