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)
State Appeals Fed Ruling Allowing Foie Gras Again After Previous BanState Attorney General Kamala Harris decided on Wednesday to appeal last month's federal court ruling that made foie gras legal again in California.
California Legislators Introduce Bill Abolishing Parents' Immunization ExemptionsTwo California lawmakers who want to make sure as many schoolkids as possible get immunized announced a new bill in Sacramento on Wednesday that would no longer allow parents to exempt their children from vaccines simply because it goes against their personal beliefs.
Bay Area Venture Capitalists Look To Cash In On Booming Cannabis IndustryHundreds of investment firms are looking to get in on the ground floor of what is being called the fastest growing investment opportunity in the country.
Newsom Not Running For Boxer’s U.S. Senate Seat In 2016Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom posted on Facebook Monday that he will not run for the U.S. Senate seat that Barbara Boxer will give up in 2016.
Who Could Run To Succeed U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer In 2016?Start up the political rumor mill, as U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer has announced she will not seek a fifth term next year.
Berkeley Political Cartoonist Who Idolized One Of Those Killed In Paris Terror Attack Stunned By MurdersKhalil Bendib, who lives in Berkeley, said he fears even more violence, and a backlash against Muslims in France.
BART Using Predictive Policing To Nab Bike Thieves As Thefts Spike 21 Percent SystemwideBART’s crime analyst is figuring out, from the times and locations of the crimes and surveillance video, the pattern of the thefts, and officers have been able to nab potential thieves.
Contra Costa County DA Fires Back At Public Defenders' Racist Accusations: 'All Lives Matter'In the latest chapter of the ongoing Bay Area reaction to the Michael Brown and Eric Garner cases, Contra Costa County District Attorney Mark Peterson has fired back at the public defenders, who accused him last week of racially biased prosecutions.
OUR HOMELESS SCHOOLKIDS: 20,000 Bay Area Children Have No Home To Go To After Class, A Doug Sovern KCBS Cover Story SeriesThe only shelter they can call their own is their desk. They live in their family's car, or in shelters, or camped out in cold, wet tents, as they try to study, write reports, and pull themselves up. This is their multi-part story, in a Doug Sovern KCBS Cover Story series.
Another Ficus Falls, Crushes Lyft Driver’s Prius In San Francisco’s MarinaFriday morning’s rains toppled yet another problematic ficus tree, this time on top of a Lyft driver’s car in the Marina District.
Bay Area School Districts, Local Governments Tackle Increasing Number Of Homeless KidsMore than 20,000 Bay Area schoolchildren are homeless and in California that rate is twice the national average. So what are school districts and local governments doing to address the crisis?
How Bay Area School Districts Are Coping With The Growing Number Of Homeless Students More than 20,000 Bay Area schoolchildren are learning tough life lessons beyond the classroom because they are homeless. So just how are local school districts coping with this record number of homeless students?
20,000 Homeless Bay Area Schoolchildren – How Did We Get Here?Soaring housing costs in the Bay Area and worsening domestic violence are just part of what are driving the increase in family homelessness.
10-Year-Old Homeless San Francisco Schoolgirl Struggles To Keep Her SecretBeing a kid at school is hard enough without having to worry about where you and your family will sleep that night. So imagine juggling homework and peer pressure while living in a shelter, on the street, or in someone's spare room—but that's the reality for many children across the state.