'Comfort Dogs' Draw Increased Scrutiny, Comparisons To Certified Service DogsEmotional support dogs have been playing an increasing role for people with mental health needs, and prompting increased scrutiny over the dogs' access to public areas.
SF Police Task Force Targeting Car Break-Ins Finds Task DauntingA newly-formed San Francisco police task force seeks to reduce the number of car break-ins in the city - about one break-in about every 20 minutes.
Aggressive Wild Turkeys Breeding Like Bunnies Around The Bay AreaBay Area ecologists are concerned about an explosion in the wild turkey population, and say some are on the attack.
KCBS Reporter Jeffrey Schaub Takes A Spin At Sonoma Raceway Before Toyota/Save Mart 350 NASCAR Race17-year-old James Bickford, the cousin of NASCAR great Jeff Gordon, took our fearless reporter for a spin around the track.
Remote Bay Area Geysers Important Source Of California Green Energy Also Produce Small EarthquakesIt’s the single largest power-generating operation of its kind on the planet and is an important part of California's green energy portfolio. But hardly anyone in the Bay Area knows what it is or where it is.
San Francisco Police Chief Greg Suhr Changes Tune, Will Process Backlog Of Rape KitsLast week, Chief Suhr said the department didn’t have the resources to get it done, saying the crime lab was already “maxed out.”
San Francisco's Substance-Free Morning Rave, 'Daybreaker', Turns OneSan Francisco's 'Daybreaker' party is a morning rave for people who want to dance during sunrise and without substances. KCBS' Jeffrey Schaub checked out the event, which celebrated its first anniversary.
Protesters Arrested, Cited In Clash With Oakland Police Over Curfew CrackdownProtesters in Oakland clashed with police over the crackdown on protest marches, which now must be permitted, limited to sidewalks and are subject to curfew. 19 people were cited and four were arrested.
San Francisco Veterans Struggle With Life On The Streets; Memories Of Wartime20 percent of those who enjoy a free meal at St. Anthony's Diner in San Francisco's Tenderloin are veterans. KCBS talks to some of the vets this Memorial Day who've endured hardships even after the war.
San Francisco Rec & Park Helping To Bring Back Backyard BeesNews of record numbers of bees dying off in North America has in part led to a movement where residents are learning to raise bees in their own backyards and San Francisco is no exception.
9 Months After Napa Quake, Damaged County Jail May Not Re-Open For Another YearThe earthquake-damaged Napa County Jail may not re-open for at least another year, according to estimates by officials. Inmates have had to spend the last eight months in Solano County Jail.
Bike-Bump Form Helps Cyclists Plan Caltrain Trips; Feeds Transit Agency Useful DataBicyclists looking for room on Caltrain will have a new online tool to help them anticipate when and where to board the train.
Sonoma, Marin County Residents Get First Glimpse Of SMART Commuter Train In CotatiMarin and Sonoma County officials and residents got their first look at the Sonoma-Marin Area Rail Transit commuter trains that are scheduled to begin trips between the two counties starting in 2016.
Oakland Hotel Room Shortage Could Lead To Construction BoomThere’s a shortage of hotel rooms in Oakland, but that could change if developers get approval for a number of construction projects.
Boating Under The Influence? State Assemblyman Authors Boater Safety BillA Bay Area member of the state Assembly has authored a bill that would allow law enforcement the right to test the blood of someone they believe may be boating under the influence of drugs or alcohol.