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A pedestrian in San Francisco tries to protect himself against the unhealthy air quality that has enveloped the area.
Matt Bigler/KCBS Radio
Susan Leigh Taylor
November 15, 2018 - 12:27 pm
A San Francisco internist has tips for using masks to effectively protect against the unhealthy that has enveloped the region.
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SFO is experimenting with new automated security screenings in one of its terminals.
Margie Shafer/KCBS Radio
Margie Shafer
November 15, 2018 - 8:43 am
Getting through security at San Francisco International Airport has been streamlined thanks to new technology at the airport's busiest security checkpoint.
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Mark David Chapman
New York State Department of Corrections via AP
November 15, 2018 - 7:58 am
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — The man who gunned down John Lennon in 1980 says he feels "more and more shame" every year for his crime. Mark David Chapman told a parole board in August about his remorse during his 10th unsuccessful attempt to win release. A transcript of the hearing was released Thursday by...
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Shelter Kitty Butte Co Fire
KCBS Radio/Jeffrey Schaub
Jeffrey Schaub
November 14, 2018 - 11:14 am
Thousands of pets displaced by the fire in Butte County are being cared for at local shelters staffed by dedicated volunteers.
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Search and rescue workers search for human remains at a trailer park burned by the Camp Fire, Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018, in Paradise, Calif. (AP Photo/John Locher)
November 13, 2018 - 8:43 pm
PARADISE, Calif. (AP) — Ernest Foss was a musician who gave lessons out of his home when he lived in San Francisco, where an amplifier that ran the length of a wall served as the family's living room couch. Carl Wiley refurbished tires for Michelin. Jesus Fernandez, known as "Zeus," was described...
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San Jose officials have been sued by two groups for allegedly withholding details about a land deal with Google.
Mike Colgan/KCBS Radio
Mike Colgan
November 13, 2018 - 3:49 pm
Nondisclosure agreements that San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo and other city officials signed with Google are the subject a of a new lawsuit brought against the city.
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Megan Goldsby/KCBS Radio
Doug Sovern
November 13, 2018 - 10:47 am
The CPUC is looking into whether to the Camp Fire in Butte County and Southern California's Woolsey Fire were caused by utility equipment failures. CalFire dispatch tapes appear to reveal a link between the Camp Fire and a high power voltage line that came down Thursday morning near the town of...
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Flames consume a Kentucky Fried Chicken as the Camp Fire tears through Paradise, Calif., on Thursday, Nov. 8, 2018
AP Photo/Noah Berger
November 12, 2018 - 10:29 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Both nature and humans share blame for California's devastating wildfires, but forest management did not play a major role, despite President Donald Trump's claims, fire scientists say. Nature provides the dangerous winds that have whipped the fires, and human-caused climate...
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(Photo credit: AP Photo/Matt Sayles, File)
(Photo credit: AP Photo/Matt Sayles, File)
November 12, 2018 - 4:06 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Stan Lee, the creative dynamo who revolutionized the comic book and helped make billions for Hollywood by introducing human frailties in Marvel superheroes such as Spider-Man, the Fantastic Four and the Incredible Hulk, died Monday. He was 95. Lee was declared dead at Cedars-...
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A Google self-driving car travels eastbound on San Antonio Road in Mountain View, Calif.
Photo by Karl Mondon/Bay Area News Group/TNS/Sipa USA)
Jon Bristow
November 12, 2018 - 12:57 pm
The California Department of Motor Vehicles is keeping a very close eye on accidents involving self-driving cars, and based on the reports, those crashes are becoming more common.
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