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Flames consume a Kentucky Fried Chicken as the Camp Fire tears through Paradise, Calif., on Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018
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KCBS Radio Afternoon News
December 12, 2018 - 5:19 pm
The insurance losses from three destructive wildfires in California this year will cost more than $9 billion, according to an estimate released on Wednesday by state officials.
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KCBS Radio Morning News
December 12, 2018 - 7:02 am
State utility regulators are considering a tax on text messaging services. In a lengthy decision, a state administrative law judge concludes that the California Public Utilities Commission has the authority to impose such a tax. The matter has been placed on the agenda for the CPUC's December 13th...
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December 11, 2018 - 8:38 am
The mayor of Santa Clara said she is disturbed by claims from a group of elderly Korean American customers who say they were denied service at a Denny's restaurant in the city.
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Mike Colgan
December 10, 2018 - 9:26 am
There are growing concerns about the rising use of facial recognition technology, because it's been shown to be less accurate at identifying people with darker skin color.
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FILE - In this Sept. 17, 2018, file photo SpaceX founder and chief executive Elon Musk speaks in Hawthorne, Calif. Tesla CEO Elon Musk is dismissing the ability of the company’s new board chairwoman to exert control over his behavior.Musk says “it’s not realistic” to think that Robyn Denholm will be reining him in because he remains the electric car company’s largest shareholder. Musk spoke on CBS’ show “60 Minutes,” broadcast Sunday, Dec. 9, 2018. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson, File)
December 10, 2018 - 8:43 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Tesla CEO Elon Musk dismissed the idea that the company's new chairwoman can exert control over his behavior. Robyn Denholm, an Australian telecommunications executive, was appointed chairwoman of Tesla's board last month, replacing Musk as part of as part of a securities fraud...
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Tim Ryan
KCBS Radio Morning News
December 05, 2018 - 6:28 am
SAN JOSE (KCBS Radio) -- A plan to bring thousands of new jobs to the downtown area was unanimously approved by the City Council early Wednesday morning, after a lengthy and contentious meeting. While details of the project remain incomplete, the basics are these: Google will pay $110 million to...
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Sandy Perry, an organizer with the Affordable Housing Network of Santa Clara County, is part of a hunger strike to protest Google purchasing downtown San Jose property.
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Matt Bigler
December 04, 2018 - 10:09 am
The San Jose City Council will vote Tuesday night on a proposed sale of a prime downtown land parcel to Google.
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KCBS Radio Morning News
December 03, 2018 - 9:45 am
A tentative agreement could end the two-month-long strike affecting 2,500 workers at Marriott hotels in San Francisco . Strikes erupted at Marriott properties across the country in early October, but San Francisco's UNITE-HERE members are the last to settle the labor dispute. Oakland hotel workers...
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November 30, 2018 - 4:52 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Payless taught fashion influencers a lesson about shoes by opening a fake store that sold Main Street shoes at Madison Avenue prices. Payless ShoeSource held a launch party in Los Angeles for the bogus label Palessi and invited the fashionistas to sample the merchandise. Payless...
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