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Representing a group called "Answer Coalition," Jamier Sale, of Sacramento, Calif., right, leads a crowd of about 50 people in chants in front of Arden Fair Mall in Sacramento, Sunday, March 3, 2019
AP Photo/Randall Benton
March 05, 2019 - 3:20 am
SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A protest over the shooting of an unarmed black man by Sacramento police has ended with at least 80 arrests, police said. Among those detained were clergy and a reporter. Capt. Norm Leong tweets that the protest Monday night ended with "80 plus arrests. Still processing it...
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This undated photo provided by the U.S. Military Academy at West Point shows West Point Cadet Peter Zhu who died on Feb. 28, 2019 of injuries he sustained while skiing on Feb. 23 at Victor Constant Ski Area on the academy grounds. The parents of Peter Zhu have received a judge's permission to retrieve his sperm for possible artificial insemination. (U.S. Military Academy at West Point via AP)
March 04, 2019 - 7:14 pm
WEST POINT, N.Y. (AP) — The parents of a 21-year-old West Point cadet fatally injured in a skiing accident raced the clock to get a judge's permission to retrieve his sperm for "the possibility of preserving some piece of our child that might live on." U.S. Military Academy Cadet Peter Zhu was...
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Carmel River State Beach
March 04, 2019 - 5:14 pm
MONTEREY, Calif. (AP) — Northern California authorities say a Scottish man facing rape charges at home may have faked his death last week off the Carmel coast. The Los Angeles Times reported Monday that divers and helicopters searched for three days after Kim Gordon's 17-year-old son called 911 to...
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California Attorney General Xavier Becerra has sued the Trump Administration nearly 40 times and claims the legal battles are having a positive impact.
JC Olivera/Sipa USA
KCBS Radio Afternoon News
March 04, 2019 - 3:35 pm
California Attorney General Xavier Becerra announced Monday that the state has filed a federal lawsuit aiming to block a new Trump administration family planning rule that would limit funding to clinics that direct patients to abortions.
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Tule elk are making a comeback in Santa Clara County.
Roger Castillo
Matt Bigler
March 04, 2019 - 2:39 pm
SAN JOSE — A species of elk native to California is making a significant comeback in the hills around San Jose after once dwindling to precariously low numbers. Herds of tule elk are easily visible in the foothills above Hellyer Park, east of Highway 101. They've established themselves in...
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Bambi Larson was found murdered in her San Jose home on Feb. 28, 2019.
Matt Bigler
March 04, 2019 - 12:37 pm
The murder of a San Jose mother whose body was discovered inside her home has alarmed the close-knit, quiet San Jose neighborhood where she lived.
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March 29, 2018; Sacramento, CA, USA; Activists take to the streets of Sacramento to protest the death of Stephon Clark.
Jason Bean-USA TODAY Sports
KCBS Radio Morning News
March 04, 2019 - 10:03 am
The brother of an unarmed black man fatally shot last year by two Sacramento police officers called on the state attorney general's office to prosecute the cops now that local authorities declined to pursue a case . Stevante Clark also criticized the Sacramento district attorney for releasing...
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San Francisco Giants CEO Larry Baer
John Hefti-USA TODAY Sports
KCBS Radio Morning News
March 04, 2019 - 8:01 am
Larry Baer, the San Francisco Giants CEO, will take a leave of absence from the team after a recording showed him have a physical altercation with his wife in a San Francisco park last week.
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Holly Quan
KCBS Radio Morning News
March 04, 2019 - 6:46 am
The Oakland Unified School District expected faculty members to return to work on Monday after their ratification of a new contract, but simmering discontent remained
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Oakland strike sign
AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File
KCBS Radio Morning News
March 04, 2019 - 5:46 am
Oakland teachers will be back in their classrooms Monday after union members voted to approve a contract deal with district officials.
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