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Joe Montana, the former San Francisco 49ers quarterback, at the 2019 Super Bowl.
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Matt Bigler
March 14, 2019 - 2:20 pm
The embattled businessman who allegedly orchestrated a bribery scheme that got the children of wealthy parents into elite universities reportedly claimed to have a large roster of Bay Area luminaries, including ex-49er legend Joe Montana and the late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs.
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Two mountain lion kitten were found in Trione-Annadel State Park days after they were born.
Audubon Canyon Ranch
Jeffrey Schaub
March 14, 2019 - 11:39 am
A wildlife researcher recorded newborn mountain lion cubs in a state park in Sonoma County, providing rare footage of the seldomly seen animals.
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Wells Fargo on California Street in downtown San Francisco.
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KCBS Radio Midday News
March 14, 2019 - 10:43 am
An activist group is planning a three-day, 34-mile march up the Peninsula to Wells Fargo's corporate headquarters in San Francisco to protest the bank's investment in fossil fuels.
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Lisa Marie, of Oakland, California, takes part in a 420 Day rally in front of the Federal Building in downtown Oakland on Friday, April 20, 2012.
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Jenna Lane
March 14, 2019 - 10:12 am
The longstanding, but illegal, tradition of brazen marijuana use at popular music festivals and outdoor events may soon be regulated by the city.
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Gov. Gavin Newsom announced a moratorium on capital punishment on March 13, 2019.
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Doug Sovern
March 14, 2019 - 8:37 am
Opponents of capital punishment seized on Gov. Newsom's moratorium on execution and quickly announced they will again attempt to abolish the death penalty in California.
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Flanked by lawmakers, Gov. Gavin Newsom discusses his decision to place a moratorium on the death penalty during a news conference at the Capitol, March 13, 2019, in Sacramento, Calif. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)
March 13, 2019 - 5:20 pm
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Gov. Gavin Newsom not only put a moratorium on executions in California on Wednesday, he said he also may commute death sentences and is pushing to repeal capital punishment. Newsom signed an executive order granting reprieves to all 737 condemned inmates on the nation's...
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Stanford University
Stanford University (Photo credit: Lynn Watson)
KCBS Radio Afternoon News
March 13, 2019 - 2:09 pm
The head of a Silicon Valley hedge fund announced that he's quitting after a federal investigation revealed his alleged role in the widespread use of bribes to get students into elite universities.
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Deco Carter, also known as Hip Hop Lyft on social media, is upset about missing a bonus given to some drivers.
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Carrie Hodousek
March 13, 2019 - 10:34 am
Hip-Hop Lyft driver Deco Carter of San Francisco is not happy he won't be getting the $1,000 bonus Lyft has promised to drivers ahead of the company's IPO.
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Jeanine Nicholson has been named chief of the San Francisco Fire Department.
San Francisco Fire Department
Margie Shafer
March 13, 2019 - 9:45 am
Jeanine Nicholson has been chosen to run the San Francisco Fire Department, making her the first LGBTQ chief and second woman to lead the department.
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Matt Bigler
KCBS Radio Overnight News
March 12, 2019 - 8:53 pm
Prosecutors in four Northern California counties will not file criminal charges against PG&E in connection with a series of fires that burned through the region in October 2017.
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