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The famous Sir Francis Drake hotel in San Francisco could get a name change
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Megan Goldsby
July 31, 2020 - 11:45 am
The iconic Sir Francis Drake hotel in San Francisco’s Union Square is reportedly mulling a name change, as the 16th century explorer’s name has been disappearing across the Bay Area.
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Santa Clara County health officials say Costco is safe despite four clusters at South Bay stores
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Tim Ryan
July 31, 2020 - 9:52 am
A top health official says Costco stores are safe places to shop despite a cluster of coronavirus cases at several South Bay stores.
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Worker filling out unemployment forms
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Holly Quan
July 31, 2020 - 8:48 am
"Inept" and "unresponsive." That is how state lawmakers described the Employment Development Department, which is in charge of paying out unemployment benefits. The CA EDD is now buried under months of backed up unemployment claims and faced a grilling Thursday at the State Capitol.
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Matt Bigler
July 31, 2020 - 3:00 am
A popular Bay Area brewery is using a blast from the past for its new contactless beer garden.
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SACRAMENTO, CA - OCTOBER 9: The California state Capitol building is shown October 9, 2003 in downtown Sacramento, California.
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KCBS Radio Afternoon News
July 30, 2020 - 7:45 pm
While California continues to work through a surge of coronavirus cases, state legislators must now plan for the continued economic and budgetary impacts of the virus on the state. For more, we were joined KCBS Radio’s "The State Of California" by State Assemblyman Jim Wood, chair of the Assembly...
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SEATTLE, WA - APRIL 17: Melissa Cruz, donates COVID-19 convalescent plasma at Bloodworks Northwest on April 17, 2020 in Seattle, Washington.
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Jim Taylor
July 30, 2020 - 5:59 pm
The fight against COVID-19 in San Francisco is getting tougher, not easier.
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Senior Pastor Mike McBride shows the spot outside his church that was damaged by a suspected arson fire Wednesday.
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Matt Bigler
July 30, 2020 - 5:13 pm
The leaders of a predominantly Black church in Berkeley are asking for the public’s help in tracking down an arsonist who started a fire next to the sanctuary, believing the incident may be connected to a "Black Lives Matter" banner.
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: Apple CEO Tim Cook delivers the keynote address during the 2019 Apple Worldwide Developer Conference (WWDC) at the San Jose Convention Center on June 03, 2019 in San Jose.
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KCBS Radio Afternoon News
July 30, 2020 - 4:34 pm
Apple is joining the ranks of companies like Google in pushing back a plan to return to work at its U.S. offices. CEO Tim Cook made the announcement Thursday, saying Apple employees won’t come back until early 2021.
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RADIO.COM Staff
July 30, 2020 - 2:16 pm
A new survey reveals 1 out of 6 people take work conference calls from the bathroom. In addition, 92% of people said they take their phone to the bathroom to use while on the toilet.
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Cloverleaf Family Bowl in Fremont closes after more than 60 years of business, because of the coronavirus pandemic
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Matt Bigler
July 30, 2020 - 12:02 pm
Beloved bowling alley Cloverleaf Family Bowl in Fremont is being forced to close its lanes for good because of the coronavirus pandemic.
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