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Participants at the Santa Run Silicon Valley
Santa Run Silicon Valley
Megan Goldsby
December 11, 2019 - 11:05 pm
From latkes to lighted boats, KCBS Radio reporter Megan Goldsby has the can't-miss events around the Bay Area this weekend.
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FILE - In this Aug. 24, 2018 file photo Keira Sumimoto plays with her daughter, in Irvine, Calif. Sumimoto, who used marijuana briefly for medical reasons while pregnant and breastfeeding, says her daughter is healthy and advanced for her age. More than three years after California voters approved broad legalized marijuana, a state panel is considering if the potent high-inducing chemical THC found in pot should be declared a risk to pregnant women and require warnings to consumers. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull,File)
AP News
December 11, 2019 - 5:48 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A California panel voted Wednesday to declare marijuana smoke and the drug's high-producing chemical — THC — a risk to pregnant women and their developing fetuses and require warning labels for products legally sold in the nation's largest pot market. The decision by the little-...
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Cameras and gps navigation system gear are placed on a self driving Mercedes car on display at an event to present a project on autonomous driving at former Tempelhof airport on July 10, 2018 in Berlin.
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Matt Bigler
December 11, 2019 - 11:59 am
More self-driving cars are coming to the Bay Area, and this time it's a luxury car company that wants to test fully autonomous vehicles on the streets of San Jose. KCBS Radio's Matt Bigler has the details.
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The Carnival Splendor cruise ship arrives in the San Francisco Bay May 1, 2009 in San Francisco.
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Tim Ryan
December 11, 2019 - 10:36 am
Oakland City Council President Rebecca Kaplan's offhand comment about a potential solution for housing the homeless is making waves. She said she's exploring the possibility of using cruise ships to house the homeless.
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Democratic presidential candidate for US and former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg (C) attends an event at the COP25 Climate Conference on December 10, 2019 in Madrid, Spain.
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KCBS Radio Morning News
December 10, 2019 - 10:00 am
Democratic presidential hopeful Mike Bloomberg earned his first major California endorsement from San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo.
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FILE - In this July 5, 2016, file photo, cans and plastic bottles brought in for recycling fill containers at a recycling center in Sacramento, Calif. The state of California is fining CVS Pharmacy a record $3.6 million for failing to redeem deposits on bottles and cans at some of its locations, regulators said Monday, Dec. 9, 2019. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)
AP News
December 09, 2019 - 6:06 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — California is fining the nation's largest pharmacy health care provider a record $3.6 million for failing to redeem deposits on bottles and cans at some of its locations, regulators said Monday. The California Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery, better known as...
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Tom La Torre of Sabella & La Torre was serving crab from Washington state while California's crabbing season has been delayed for weeks in December 2019.
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Holly Quan
December 09, 2019 - 4:20 pm
Tourists in San Francisco's Fisherman's Wharf can easily buy souvenirs and steaming clam chowder in bread bowls, but there are not many fresh Dungeness crabs to be found this year along the waterfront this fall. What’s currently for sale on the wharf is still fresh, but it’s shipped in from...
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An abandoned mountain lion appears to be making a full recovery with zookeepers at the Oakland Zoo on Dec. 9, 2019.
Steven Gotz; Oakland Zoo
Matt Bigler
December 09, 2019 - 4:19 pm
A rescued mountain lion cub continues to recover nicely at the Oakland Zoo, after nearly perishing in El Dorado County last month.
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Oakland police announced Dec. 9, 2019 that they'd found a stolen van carrying 27 dogs.
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Melissa Culross
December 09, 2019 - 3:46 pm
More than two dozen dogs were scared, but otherwise appear to be in good shape, after a van they were in was stolen early Monday morning from Fremont, according to authorities.
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A woman rides an e-bike along a nature trail
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Jeffrey Schaub
December 09, 2019 - 3:30 pm
A coalition of Marin environmental groups has filed a federal court case to force the National Park Service to ban e-bikes on public trails.
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