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June 18, 2019 - 9:00 am
KCBS Radio won a prestigious National Edward R. Murrow Award for best newscast on Tuesday. The Radio Television Digital News Association, which oversees the Murrow awards, recognized KCBS Radio for best newscast in large-market radio for coverage from Nov. 8, 2018. The newscast that day, anchored...
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A view of a bridge connecting Oakland and Alameda.
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Carrie Hodousek
June 18, 2019 - 8:19 am
Alameda city officials want to set the record straight about possible tolls to cross the city’s bridges.
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President Donald Trump
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KCBS Radio Morning News
June 18, 2019 - 7:33 am
(KCBS Radio) -- Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf wasted no time Tuesday in responding to a threat by President Trump to to make mass arrests starting “next week". The President's threat came via Twitter and apparently referred to a plan under preparation for several months. Next week ICE will begin the...
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In this Monday, June 17, 2019, photo, Joshua Ni, 24, and Fritz Ramirez, 23, vape from electronic cigarettes in San Francisco. San Francisco supervisors are considering whether to move the city toward becoming the first in the United States to ban all sales of electronic cigarettes in an effort to crack down on youth vaping. The plan would ban the sale and distribution of e-cigarettes, as well as prohibit e-cigarette manufacturing on city property. (AP Photo/Samantha Maldonado)
June 17, 2019 - 10:13 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco supervisors are considering Tuesday whether to move the city toward becoming the first in the United States to ban all sales of electronic cigarettes as part of an effort to crack down on youth vaping. Supervisors will weigh a ban on the sale and distribution of e...
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Mission Santa Clara de Asis
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Bradford Hornsby
June 17, 2019 - 3:12 pm
Chamber Of Commerce released their list of the best cities in California to live in and Santa Clara took the top slot.
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The LGBTQ pride flag flies at the California state capitol in Sacramento on June 17, 2019.
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KCBS Radio Midday News
June 17, 2019 - 1:52 pm
The rainbow-colored LGBTQ pride flag began flying atop the California Capitol building on Monday for the first time in state history. Gov. Gavin Newsom requested the flag fly from until July 1 to commemorate LGBTQ Pride Month. “By flying the pride flag over the State Capitol, we send a clear...
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Carr Fire Shasta County
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Holly Quan
June 17, 2019 - 1:30 pm
As Gov. Gavin Newsom mulls over a budget that grapples with wildfire costs, the union representing 6,000 state firefighters is running television ads in Sacramento urging homeowners to create defensible space around their properties.
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: Traffic moves by a construction site at the Caldecott Tunnel fourth bore project June 3, 2010 in Orinda, California.
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KCBS Radio Midday News
June 17, 2019 - 10:48 am
A driver was shot in the head while passing through the Caldecott Tunnel on Sunday night, the California Highway Patrol said . The driver's condition was unknown on Monday morning. A passenger was also grazed by a bullet, but the injury did not require hospitalization, authorities said. The...
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An exhibit about Anne Frank opened in Oakland on June 16, 2019 with Netherlands Consul General Gerbert Kunst, Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf and Rachel Williams, an eight grader serving as a tour guide.
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Bob Butler
June 17, 2019 - 10:22 am
A photo gallery featuring Anne Frank has been traveling around the West and opened last week in Oakland.
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A fire started by fireworks in Antioch damaged several homes on June 15, 2019.
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Bob Butler
June 17, 2019 - 9:09 am
Illegal fireworks in Antioch ignited a fire that nearly destroyed a dozen homes, leading officials to remind residents that all fireworks are banned in Contra Costa County.
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