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San Quentin State Prison
Kathy Novak/KCBS Radio
Kathy Novak
August 04, 2020 - 8:06 am
All this week, KCBS Radio is examining the coronavirus crisis behind prison walls. In Part One, we heard what it is like to be sick with COVID-19 at San Quentin. In part two, KCBS Radio's Kathy Novak looks at what has changed inside prisons and what is being done to prevent similar outbreaks.
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Street Crime Scene Tape
Megan Goldsby
August 03, 2020 - 8:18 pm
Alameda County Sheriff’s investigators have solved a 32-year-old cold case using online genealogy, arresting a woman they say killed her newborn in 1988.
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Young students writing notes in classroom
KCBS Radio Overnight News
August 03, 2020 - 7:00 pm
California’s Department of Public Health has released details on youth sports guidance and a waiver process for TK-6 schools to apply to reopen for in-person instruction in the counties that are on the state’s COVID-19 watch list.
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Money Coronavirus
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Doug Sovern
August 03, 2020 - 6:21 pm
California faces budget deficits of billions of dollars in the years ahead, as it struggles to recover from the coronavirus pandemic and the ensuing recession. The State Senate took up a new plan Monday to raise income taxes on the richest people in California, as a way of erasing some of that red...
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San Jose Police Chief Eddie Garcia
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KCBS Radio Afternoon News
August 03, 2020 - 5:44 pm
San Jose Police Chief Eddie Garcia has announced that he will retire at the end of the year.
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FILE - In this July 24, 2020, file photo, members of the St. Louis Cardinals wait to be introduced before the start of a baseball game against the Pittsburgh Pirates in St. Louis. The Cardinals 4-game series against the Detroit Tigers was postponed Monday, Aug. 3, 2020, after more Cardinals players and staff staffers test positive for COVD-19. The series was to have been played in Detroit from Tuesday through Thursday. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File)
AP News
August 03, 2020 - 5:05 pm
The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ Indiana State has paused football workouts for two weeks after six players tested positive for COVID-19. Coach Curt Mallory told players, coaches and support staff everyone must quarantine for 14 days. The...
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An image provided by Google shows the Pixel 4A budget smartphone, which has the same high-quality camera and several other features available in fancier Pixel models. The phone, unveiled Monday, Aug. 3, 2020, will be available Aug. 20 after months of delay caused by supply problems triggered by the coronavirus pandemic. It will cost $349, a $50 discount from a cheap Pixel released last year. It's also a major markdown from other higher-end models in the existing product line-up that start at $799. (Google via AP)
AP News
August 03, 2020 - 4:38 pm
SAN RAMON, Calif. (AP) — Google has started selling a long-delayed budget smartphone boasting the same high-quality camera and several other features available in fancier Pixel models that cost hundreds of dollars more. The Pixel 4a unveiled Monday will be available Aug. 20 after months of delay...
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Rural Farmer
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Doug Sovern
August 03, 2020 - 4:13 pm
Over the last week, the average daily number of new cases has dropped more than 21%. ICU cases are down 5% over the past two weeks, hospitalizations down 10%. The seven-day positivity rate has fallen to 6.1%, its lowest in weeks.
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John's Grill on Ellis St. in San Francisco on the first day of its coronavirus-related reopening.
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Carrie Hodousek
August 03, 2020 - 2:43 pm
About 10 tables and chairs line part of a 700-square-foot space along Ellis St. outside John’s Grill. That’s where owner John Konstin, Jr. said they're thrilled to be serving their famous seafood and steak dishes once again.
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Coronavirus 1
Kenny Kuhn
August 03, 2020 - 11:29 am
On Sunday, president of the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis, Neel Kashkari, told CBS’ Face the Nation that the U.S. government needs to get a better handle on stopping the spread of the coronavirus if the economy is to have any chance to recover.
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