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Used plastic bottles for recycling.
Melissa Culross
August 01, 2020 - 2:42 pm
Caltrans is experimenting with using old plastic bottles to repair roads.
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Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
Jennifer Hodges
August 01, 2020 - 1:33 pm
Following extended closures due to the COVID-19 pandemic , more than 100 workers at the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk were laid off.
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A chimpanzee holds an enrichment treat at the Oakland Zoo in Oakland, Calif., on April 14, 2020. Zoos and aquariums from Florida to Alaska are struggling financially because of closures due to the coronavirus pandemic. Yet animals still need expensive care and food, meaning the closures that began in March, the start of the busiest season for most animal parks, have left many of the facilities in dire financial straits. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
AP News
August 01, 2020 - 8:15 am
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Since the coronavirus pandemic began keeping visitors at home, the jaguars and chimpanzees at the Oakland Zoo have enjoyed the quiet, venturing out to areas of their exhibits they usually avoid. The bears and petting pigs miss the children, though, and are seeking more...
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Hospital Worker/ICU
Matt Bigler
August 01, 2020 - 5:00 am
Alameda County hospital leaders are pleading with the community to wear masks to help take pressure off the medical system, following another spike in hospitalizations from COVID-19.
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A mountain lion cub spotted in San Carlos.
Tim Ryan / KCBS Radio
Tim Ryan
July 31, 2020 - 9:10 pm
A mountain lion has been spotted nearly every day this week in the city of San Carlos.
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State of California Report Logo
KCBS Radio Afternoon News
July 31, 2020 - 6:50 pm
President Trump faced bipartisan push-back this week, following his tweet suggesting the November election be delayed . White House officials remained critical about the prospect of vote by mail raising the possibility of voter fraud.
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Empty Classroom
Getty Images
Matt Bigler
July 31, 2020 - 5:11 pm
With the first day of school just weeks away, negotiations with the teachers’ union over what distance learning is going to look like are heating up in Oakland.
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San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo
USA Today/Imagn
Jennifer Hodges
July 31, 2020 - 3:56 pm
The city of San Jose and Mayor Sam Liccardo have joined with other jurisdictions to sue the Trump administration, after President Trump issued an order to exclude undocumented immigrants living in the U.S. from the 2020 census count.
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OS ANGELES, CA - MARCH 29: In this handout released by the U.S. Navy, Sailors transport the first patient aboard the hospital ship USNS Mercy (T-AH 19) into the casualty receiving area March 29.
Photo by U.S. Navy via Getty Images
KCBS Radio Afternoon News
July 31, 2020 - 1:52 pm
State health officials have confirmed the first death of a teenager due to COVID-19 in California.
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Twitter
(AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
AP News
July 31, 2020 - 1:00 pm
A Florida teen and two others hacked the Twitter accounts of prominent politicians, celebrities and technology moguls to scam people around globe out of more than $100,000 in Bitcoin, authorities said Friday.
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