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Oakland As
Margie Shafer
January 27, 2019 - 8:25 am
A gondola connecting downtown Oakland with a proposed ballpark with the Oakland A's on the waterfront would provide transportation and economic benefits to the city, according a new study.
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Tubbs Fire Fountaingrove
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KCBS Radio Afternoon News
January 24, 2019 - 12:56 pm
The Tubbs Fire that burned across Sonoma County in October 2017, killing 22 people, was caused by a homeowner's electrical system, according to the Cal Fire.
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Matt Bigler
Jason Brooks
January 22, 2019 - 3:45 pm
PG&E's beaten-down stock is getting a boost today after disclosing in a securities filing that its received $5.5 billion n debtor-in-possession financing from JPMorgan Chase, Bank of America, Barclays and Citigroup. The financing will allow the utility to provide sufficient liquidity to fund...
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KCBS Radio Midday News
January 22, 2019 - 2:09 pm
Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff called San Francisco a "train wreck" of inequality, and said that many tech executives are willfully blind to the issues of gentrification and homelessness. Speaking with CNBC's Sara Eisen at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, the outspoken CEO called San...
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Mike Colgan/KCBS Radio
January 21, 2019 - 4:00 am
Tucked away in a nondescript factory in an industrial section of Santa Cruz is a small company building world-renowned guitars.
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PG&E
KCBS Radio Morning News
January 17, 2019 - 10:49 am
More than 24,000 PG&E customers were still without electricity on Thursday morning following the strong storm that blew through the region, according to the utility. The most heavily affected area was the North Bay where 10,302 lacked power at 9 a.m., PG&E officials said. Customers on the...
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Matt Bigler
January 16, 2019 - 1:25 pm
The big storm that roared into the Bay Area on Wednesday dealt another blow to crab fishermen in the Bay Area. Many boats stayed tied up in San Francisco's Fisherman's Wharf even as the season opens up farther north. "It was good and all of a sudden it dropped off," said Matt Juanes, about his...
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KCBS Radio Morning News
January 15, 2019 - 6:07 am
Activists have long argued for a public takeover of PG&E. With the company's notice of its intention to file for bankruptcy protection, they may be finding support in government circles.
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FILE - In this Sept. 13, 2010, file photo, then-Pacific Gas and Electric President Chris Johns, left, and then-vice president of energy delivery Geisha Williams, right, address questions during a news conference in response to a gas pipeline explosion in San Bruno, Calif. PG&E said Sunday, Jan. 13, 2019, that CEO Williams was stepping down and that John Simon, the company's general counsel, would serve as interim CEO until a replacement is found. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)
January 14, 2019 - 8:14 am
Pacific Gas and Electric said it plans to file for bankruptcy protection amid potentially massive liabilities resulting from the deadly California wildfires. The announcement Monday follows the resignation of the power company's chief executive Geisha Williams a day earlier. John Simon, the company...
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Dreamstime
KCBS Radio Morning News
January 14, 2019 - 6:59 am
SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS Radio) -- Bay Area drivers are paying the nation's highest prices when they fuel up. AAA's report found the average price of a gallon of unleaded gas in San Francisco at $3.56. In Oakland, that gallon averages $3.37, while in San Jose, you'd pay $3.35 on average. All of those...
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