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San Mateo County sheriffs deputies investigated two fatal stabbings on Skyline Boulevard that were discovered on June 17 and 18, 2019.
Holly Quan/KCBS Radio
June 22, 2019 - 8:34 am
A 26-year-old Pacifica man is expected to be arraigned Monday for charges stemming from the fatal stabbings of two men left on a rural stretch of Highway 35 in San Mateo County this week.
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FILE - In this March 20, 2019 file photo, Attorney Sheri Johnson leaves the Supreme Court after challenging a Mississippi prosecutor's decision to keep African-Americans off the jury in the trial of Curtis Flowers, in Washington. The Supreme Court is throwing out the murder conviction and death sentence for Flowers because of a prosecutor's efforts to keep African Americans off the jury. The defendant already has been tried six times and now could face a seventh trial. The court's 7-2 decision Friday says the removal of black prospective jurors violated the rights of inmate Curtis Flowers. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
June 21, 2019 - 11:27 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Friday threw out the murder conviction and death sentence for a black man in Mississippi because of a prosecutor's efforts to keep African Americans off the jury. The defendant already has been tried six times and now could face a seventh trial. The removal of...
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Doug Sovern
June 21, 2019 - 2:26 pm
Gov. Gavin Newsom proposed on Friday a framework for a massive wildfire insurance fund with the cost split between utility companies and their customers.
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Genentech volunteers painting South San Francisco hillside sign Friday morning
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Melissa Culross
June 21, 2019 - 2:15 pm
About 20 volunteers from South San Francisco biotech company Genentech gathered on Friday to give the "South San Francisco The Industrial City" sign a fresh coat of paint.
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Lake Merritt in Oakland.
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June 21, 2019 - 1:03 pm
A new system for dialing calls in the 510 area code takes effect on Saturday. To complete calls to and from numbers in that area code, dialers must begin by punching in 1 plus 510 before entering the remaining seven digits, the California Public Utilities Commission said. This change is to prepare...
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aniela Chavarriaga holds her daughter, Emma Chavarriaga, as pediatrician Jose Rosa-Olivares, M.D. administers a measles vaccination during a visit to the Miami Children's Hospital on June 02, 2014 in Miami, Florida.
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Holly Quan
June 21, 2019 - 11:36 am
Hundreds of people, including sobbing parents, jammed a Sacramento hearing room as a controversial bill to revise the state's rules for vaccinating children cleared a key legislative hurdle on Thursday.
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Splash Bros
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Megan Goldsby
June 21, 2019 - 10:58 am
Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf is looking to the future in the wake of the Golden State Warriors' final game at Oracle Arena.
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June 21, 2019 - 9:03 am
Drivers using Interstate 880 in Oakland at night and early in the morning will begin encountering lane closures for months beginning on Monday. Caltrans will close multiple lanes between 23rd and 29th avenues in both directions on the freeway for work that's scheduled to finish in January. At times...
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The Caldecott Tunnel, connecting Oakland and Orinda, was recently shut so Caltrans could inspect the busy passageway beneath the East Bay hills on June 19-20, 2019.
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Carrie Hodousek
June 21, 2019 - 8:04 am
INSIDE THE CALDECOTT TUNNEL — The vital connection between Oakland and Orinda that's used by thousands of drivers every day was unusually quiet earlier this week. Caltrans officials had shut one of the bores on Highway 24 on Wednesday night to allow for biannual inspections where crews change the...
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The Panhandle at the end of Golden Gate Park in San Francisco.
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Bob Pryor
June 21, 2019 - 2:06 am
The first weekend of the summer is getting underway, and if you're trying to get your plans to come into focus, this guide of things to do and tips about how to get around the Bay Area on Saturday and Sunday will hopefully be a help..
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