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Matt Bigler
August 07, 2020 - 8:25 pm
The fatal police shooting of a Black man inside an East Bat Walmart earlier this spring has prompted a rally by Black Lives Matter supporters. They are putting pressure on Alameda County's top prosecutor. Before George Floyd, Black Lives Matter activists say there was Steven Taylor, a 33-year-old...
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Rickie Fowler watches his tee shot on the seventh hole during the first round of the PGA Championship golf tournament at TPC Harding Park Thursday, Aug. 6, 2020, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
AP News
August 07, 2020 - 8:10 pm
Rickie Fowler's putt was the length of a pencil. Cameron Tringale could've used an eraser. Fowler's silly mistake — a miss from 6 inches on the sixth green — cost him a weekend starting time at the PGA Championship. Tringale's error — signing an incorrect scorecard — saved him a couple hours of...
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State of California
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Doug Sovern
August 07, 2020 - 6:00 pm
The employment picture brightened a bit today, with unemployment falling, but California’s economy is still sputtering, and probably will for months to come Meanwhile, the presidential race is heating up, with Joe Biden expected to choose his running mate sometime next week. One of those who’s in a...
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Ameera Butt
August 07, 2020 - 4:53 pm
State officials say they now know what triggered the problems that have led to an undercount of coronavirus cases in California. Health Director Dr. Mark Ghaly says it’s all been fixed.
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Essential Art Project
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Kathy Novak
August 07, 2020 - 4:30 pm
They have become sad and familiar reminders of the difficult times in which we are living — boarded up storefronts of small businesses that were forced to close because of the pandemic. Artists with the 100 Days Action collective know that essential workers areas pass by those businesses every day...
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CHUNCHEON, SOUTH KOREA - APRIL 17: An employee holds up an Ichroma Covid-19 Ab testing kits used in diagnosing the coronavirus (COVID-19) at the Boditech Med Inc. headquarters on April 17, 2020 in Chuncheon, South Korea.
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KCBS Radio Afternoon News
August 07, 2020 - 4:27 pm
The California Department of Public Health has announced an additional 142 coronavirus-related deaths in the last 24 hours, taking the state's total over 10,000 deaths since the start of the pandemic.
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A California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) officer opens the gate for a condemned inmate who is leaving the exercise yard at San Quentin State Prison's death row on August 15, 2016 in San Quentin, California.
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KCBS Radio Afternoon News
August 07, 2020 - 2:40 pm
The California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation has quietly upped its projected number of early inmate releases by more than double, meaning as many as 17,600 eligible individuals could be freed as officials try to gain control of a coronavirus outbreak that’s troubled the state’s...
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How To Build Your Own Air Filter At Home
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KCBS Radio Morning News
August 07, 2020 - 1:52 pm
It is becoming more clear that proper air filtration has an important role to play in slowing the spread of COVID-19. Scientists are increasingly emphasizing that the novel coronavirus can spread through tiny particles in the air known as aerosols, which can linger in rooms for hours or even days.
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Ameera Butt
August 07, 2020 - 12:25 pm
LA Mayor Eric Garcetti authorizes the city to shut off LADWP service in egregious cases in which houses, businesses and venues are hosting unpermitted, large gatherings amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
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CHUNCHEON, SOUTH KOREA - APRIL 17: An employee holds up an AFIAS Covid-19 Ab testing kit used in diagnosing the coronavirus (COVID-19) at the Boditech Med Inc. headquarters on April 17, 2020 in Chuncheon, South Korea.
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Tim Ryan
August 07, 2020 - 12:18 pm
There is still no fix to the glitch in California’s electronic coronavirus test reporting system. State health officials and Gov. Newsom have stayed relatively quiet on the issue, but county public health officials have plenty to say as frustrations grow.
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