Lasers, Chemical Soup Used To Re-Create What May Be Life's First Spark On EarthThe researchers zapped clay and a chemical soup with the laser to simulate the energy of a speeding asteroid smashing into the planet. They ended up creating what can be considered crucial pieces of the building blocks of life.
California Prison K-9 Sniffs Out Cellphones Smuggled To ConvictsCalfornia prisons are getting help from a four-legged deputy in stopping the constant smuggling of cellphones to convicts.
Could Stanford Lab-Created Sperm Eliminate Need For Live Male In Reproduction? Stanford researchers report they are a step closer to helping men overcome the most common factor of male infertility, at the same time potentially eliminating the need for a live male to reproduce.
State Senators Explain Why Smartphone ‘Kill Switch’ Failed, KPIX 5 Reporter Robbed Of DeviceState Sen. Mark Leno (D-San Francisco) said money may have been one reason his fellow State Senators may have refused to go along with a bill that would require mandatory kill switches that would make stolen phones useless.
List: California State Senators Who Voted 'No' On Smartphone Kill Switch BillA bill that would force electronics manufacturers to install a shut-off function in all smartphones narrowly failed in the state Senate on Thursday.
California Smartphone 'Kill Switch' Bill Fails In State SenateA bill that would force electronics manufacturers to install a shut-off function in all smartphones narrowly failed in the state Senate on Thursday but could be revived later this spring.
Inmate Found Dead In Martinez Jail cellAn inmate found dead in a cell at Contra Costa County Jail in Martinez on Thursday has been identified as David Bremer, 24, of Alamo.
California Lawmakers Urge Adoption Of Smartphone 'Kill Switch' Legislation A growing epidemic of smartphone thefts prompted state lawmakers to announce Friday new legislation that would require the devices to come equipped with an anti-theft deterrent known as a “kill switch.”
Gov. Brown Signs Bill Banning Cellphones In PrisonsGov. Jerry Brown has signed a bill making it a misdemeanor to smuggle cell phones to California inmates while also ordering corrections officials to crack down on the problem.
San Rafael Inmate Found Dead In CellUPDATE: Novato police have identified the Marin County Jail inmate who was found dead in his cell Monday morning as 45-year-old Daymitreeus Sessoms, of San Rafael.
Phone Group Sues San Francisco Over Radiation Law