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A rendering of the 5M project being developed in the SoMa neighborhood of San Francisco.
Brookfield Properties
Margie Shafer
June 20, 2019 - 8:35 pm
The area at 5th and Mission streets, that includes the San Francisco Chronicle building, will be transformed into two new apartment towers, parks, and include art and renovated historic buildings.
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File - In this June 6, 2011, file photo, Tara O'Sullivan applauds during College Park High School's commencement ceremony in Concord, Calif. A rookie Sacramento police officer was shot during a domestic violence call and lay wounded for about 45 minutes as the gunman kept officers at bay with bursts of fire, authorities said Thursday. She was finally rescued with an armored vehicle but died at a hospital. O'Sullivan, 26, was shot Wednesday June 19, 2019, while helping a woman collect her belongings to leave her home. (Karl Mondon/Bay Area News Group via AP, File)
June 20, 2019 - 7:24 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A man with a history of domestic violence restraining orders gunned down a rookie California police officer and continued firing, preventing other officers from reaching their wounded colleague for 45 minutes, authorities said Thursday. An armored vehicle eventually was...
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Redwood City homes in San Mateo County.
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Carrie Hodousek
June 20, 2019 - 1:11 pm
Counties around the Bay Area dominate the annual "Out of Reach" report , which compiles the most expensive places to live in the U.
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Mike Colgan/KCBS Radio
Bob Butler
June 20, 2019 - 8:59 am
California drivers will be paying another nickel in gas tax starting July 1st to pay for transportation improvements statewide. Drivers told KCBS Radio that they're not happy about it, as prices at the pump are already the highest in the country, yet the roads are still subpar. The tax increase of...
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Sacramento police officer Tara O'Sullivan was killed by shooter who opened fire when officers responded to a call about a domestic disturbance on June 19, 2019.
Holly Quan, KCBS Radio
Holly Quan
June 20, 2019 - 7:23 am
SACRAMENTO — A rookie police officer was fatally shot while responding to a domestic disturbance call, authorities said. The gunman surrendered to authorities on Thursday after barricading himself in the home for hours. Tara O'Sullivan, 26, was identified as the officer who was shot in an incident...
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Slack CEO Stewart Butterfield poses for photos outside the New York Stock Exchange before his company's IPO, Thursday, June 20, 2019. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
June 20, 2019 - 6:42 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Shares of work messaging platform Slack are expected to start trading on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker "WORK." The San Francisco company is set to start trading Thursday in what's known as a direct listing. Unlike a traditional initial public listing, under a direct...
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Seventh grader Aryan Mangal of Fremont won a national award for the app he invented to prevent child abuse.
Scott Lettieri/KCBS Radio
Scott Lettieri
June 19, 2019 - 4:11 pm
A 12-year-old from Fremont has invented an anti-child abuse app that won a national award. Aryan Mangal's Sound Saver uses the power of sound waves to detect possible cases of child abuse. If the app monitors noise above 80 decibels or hears someone using profanity — possible clues that an abusive...
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Firefighters in Contra Costa County demonstrated the hazards posed by fireworks on June 18, 2019.
Scott Lettieri/KCBS Radio
Scott Lettieri
June 19, 2019 - 3:23 pm
Firefighters worry that they could be busy during the Fourth of July holiday due to the dangerous combination of fireworks being used near dry brush that could quickly go up in flames. Fire personnel demonstrated on Tuesday the risks associated with using fireworks in a combustible environment at...
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SAN FRANCISCO - JULY 4: Fireworks light up the Golden Gate Bridge and San Francisco Bay as Americans celebrate Independence Day on July 4, 2006 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by David Paul Morris/Getty Images)
(Photo credit: David Paul Morris/Getty Images)
June 19, 2019 - 2:23 pm
It's the most common question asked every July 4th: "Where to watch the fireworks this year?"
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Bradford Hornsby
June 19, 2019 - 10:32 am
The Bay Area has long been known for its great selection of Mexican cuisine.
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