President Obama: Silicon Valley Cannot Protect Privacy By Itself, Enacts Cybersecurity Cooperation OrderPresident Obama stressed at a Stanford cybersecurity conference that the government and the private sector have to work together to combat cyber threats. He signed an executive order that encourages information sharing on the matter. (Complete Text And Word Cloud Infographic Of His Speech)
President Barack Obama Visiting Bay Area; Expect Traffic, Cable Car DisruptionsPresident Barack Obama will be in the Bay Area from Thursday evening through Saturday for a cybersecurity summit and fundraiser. Commuters and visitors to San Francisco and the Peninsula should expect traffic disruptions, including the suspension of Cable Car service.
President Barack Obama To Attend $10K Fundraising Dinner At SF HomeThe Democratic National Committee is hosting a $10,000 a plate fundraising dinner with President Barack Obama at a San Francisco home next week.
President Obama State Of The Union To Press Middle Class Proposals In Front Of Skeptical GOP MajorityPresident Barack Obama was scheduled to give his sixth State Of The Union address Tuesday night, but for the first time before a Republican-controlled Congress.
California Farmers Concerned Obama’s Immigration Action Could Lead To Worker ShortageSome California farmers fear President Obama's action on immigration policy could create a shortage of workers and devastate the state's $46 billion agricultural industry.
North Korea Compares Pres. Obama To 'Monkey In A Tropical Forest,' Blames U.S. For Internet OutageNorth Korea compared President Barack Obama to a monkey and blamed the U.S. on Saturday for shutting down its Internet amid the hacking row over the comedy "The Interview."
President Obama's Call To Loosen Cuban Travel And Trade Restrictions Gets Mixed ReactionsThe president's call for loosening travel and trade restrictions with Cuba is an historic shift that many young Cubans living in the U.S. never thought they'd see. An Oakland performer hopes his mom will get to see him dance.
Obama: Deeply Rooted Racism In America Can't Be Solved OvernightPresident Obama is speaking out about the nationwide protests and racial tensions over the failure of a New York grand jury to indict a white officer in the death of an unarmed black man.
California Attorney General Warns Undocumented Immigrants Against Driver’s License ScamsCalifornia Attorney General Kamala Harris is issuing a warning to undocumented immigrants to beware of scams that offer help to obtain a driver's license or obtain legal status under President Obama's Deferred Action Program.
Congresswoman Pelosi Joined By Grandchildren To Serve Food At SF’s St. Anthony’s Dining RoomBay Area Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi visited St. Anthony's dining room in San Francisco with her grandchildren Wednesday as part of a family tradition that goes back many years.
Hagel Resigns As Defense Secretary Under PressureDefense Secretary Chuck Hagel is stepping down under pressure from President Barack Obama's Cabinet, senior administration officials said Monday, following a tenure in which he has struggled to break through the White House's insular foreign policy team.
Amid Obama’s Immigration Order, UC Expands Legal Services For Immigrant StudentsThe University of California is planning to offer legal services at six campuses to students who are living in the U.S. illegally or have parents who might be eligible for deportation relief under President Barack Obama's new immigration order, UC President Janet Napolitano announced Friday.
Silicon Valley's Hi-Tech Industry Underwhelmed With Pres. Obama's Immigration ReformPresident Obama’s immigration announcement on Thursday fell failed to impress the technology interests in Silicon Valley as there were no assurances for an increase in hi-tech visas.
Pres. Obama's Executive Order On Immigration Will Impact Bay Area's Diverse PopulationAfter President Obama makes his announcement on immigration reform tonight, he will sign the executive order into law at a ceremony in Las Vegas on Friday that will shield about 5 million undocumented immigrants from deportation. KCBS talks with law professor Bill Hing to discuss its impact on the Bay Area and beyond.
Bay Area Nurses' Union Sends Letter to Pres. Obama Urging Ebola Safety MandateThe largest union of registered nurses in the United States, headquartered in Oakland, is calling on President Obama to mandate uniform standards and protocols for the treatment of Ebola.