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Mill Valley's mayor apologizes for insensitive comments about the Black Lives Matter movement.
Megan Goldsby/KCBS Radio
Megan Goldsby
June 04, 2020 - 4:20 pm
An angry group of Mill Valley residents gathered Thursday night in the town's Depot Plaza for a chance to meet with the mayor who has come under fire for controversial comments about the Black Lives Matter movement.
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Congressman Eric Swalwell addresses his ideas on policing reforms in the wake of George Floyd's death.
Matt Bigler/KCBS Radio
Matt Bigler
June 04, 2020 - 3:37 pm
An East Bay Congressman is calling for immediate reforms to American policing in the wake of the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis.
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This Thursday, May 7, 2020, file photo combo of images provided by the Glynn County Detention Center in Georgia shows Gregory McMichael, left, and his son Travis McMichael. Georgia's attorney general on Sunday asked the U.S. Department of Justice to investigate the handling of the killing of Ahmaud Arbery, a black man who authorities say died at the hands of the two men as he ran through a neighborhood. (Glynn County Detention Center via AP, File)
AP News
June 04, 2020 - 3:19 pm
BRUNSWICK, Ga. (AP) — A state investigator testified Thursday that a white man was heard saying a racist slur as he stood over Ahmaud Arbery's body, moments after fatally shooting the black man with a pump-action shotgun. The inflammatory revelation came amid a week of angry nationwide protests...
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Standing near a statue of Frederick Douglass, Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., left, Senate Minority Leader Sen. Chuck Schumer of N.Y., center, and Sen. Cory Booker, D-N.J.,, right, pause during a prayer Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, June 4, 2020, during an event to commemorate the life of George Floyd, who died after being restrained by Minneapolis police officers. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
AP News
June 04, 2020 - 3:08 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A Senate impasse over a widely backed bill to designate lynching as a federal hate crime boiled over on Thursday in an emotional debate cast against a backdrop of widespread protests over police treatment of African Americans. Raw feelings were evident as Sen. Rand Paul — who is...
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KCBS Radio is answering your questions about all things coronavirus every weekday at 9:20 am
Stan Bunger
June 04, 2020 - 2:13 pm
As we continue to navigate these unprecedented times, KCBS Radio is getting the answers to your questions about the coronavirus pandemic. Every morning at 9:20 a.m. Monday-Friday we're doing an "Ask An Expert" segment with a focus on a different aspect of this situation each day. Today we’re...
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The Presidio Trust is rolling out a "Slow Streets" program to give residents room to socially distance
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KCBS Radio Afternoon News
June 04, 2020 - 11:52 am
Several streets in San Francisco's Presidio will close to cars starting this weekend, expanding on the number of streets that have closed in the city in order to give pedestrians more room to spread out during the coronavirus pandemic.
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SFO
Margie Shafer
June 04, 2020 - 10:55 am
SFO is welcoming back some international routes this week and next even as the coronavirus pandemic continues to depress air travel numbers.
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A Place To Shelter: RVs and Site Monitors Provide Some Homeless Relief
Kathy Novak/KCBS Radio
Kathy Novak
June 04, 2020 - 9:44 am
All this week, KCBS is airing a special series, “A Place to Shelter,” examining how the COVID-19 pandemic is prompting San Francisco to adapt its approach to the homelessness crisis. Part One reported on how coronavirus has changed the situation for some people living on the streets, Part Two...
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Dealers in masks wait for customers before the reopening of the D Las Vegas hotel and casino, Wednesday, June 3, 2020, in Las Vegas. Casinos were allowed to reopen on Thursday after temporary closures as a precaution against the coronavirus. (AP Photo/John Locher)
AP News
June 04, 2020 - 9:29 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — The casino coronavirus closure has ended. Cards are being dealt, dice are rolling and slot machines flashed and jingled for the first customers who started gambling again early Thursday in Las Vegas and throughout Nevada. “The past few months have presented our city with an...
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Tear gas used on a protestor in Oakland
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Matt Bigler
June 04, 2020 - 9:13 am
San Jose city leaders now say they are questioning the use of aggressive police tactics and are reevaluating how they police protests.
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