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Protests outside of Oakland Police headquarters over the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis.
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Carrie Hodousek
May 28, 2020 - 5:46 pm
Community leaders and activists gathered in Oakland on Thursday night to protest the in-custody death of George Floyd, part of growing nationwide outrage related to the incident.
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McDonald's French Fries
McDonald's French Fries (Photo credit: PA Images/Sipa USA)
KCBS Radio Afternoon News
May 28, 2020 - 5:14 pm
Workers at an Oakland McDonald's have filed a complaint with the Alameda County Public Health Department, claiming that six workers have tested positive for COVID-19 and spread the illness to their family members.
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BARTLETT, ILLINOIS - MAY 01: Seven-year-old Hamza Haqqani, a 2nd grade student at Al-Huda Academy, uses a computer to participate in an E-learning class with his teacher and classmates while at his home on May 01, 2020 in Bartlett, Illinois.
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Melissa Culross
May 28, 2020 - 4:41 pm
It’s unclear just what those classes for Oakland public school kids will look like come August 10 when the next academic year begins, but a spokesman for the district believes there will very likely be at least some distance learning involved.
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State of California Report Logo
Doug Sovern
May 28, 2020 - 4:00 pm
The ranks of the unemployed continue to swell, with more than 40 million Americans now out of work since the coronavirus pandemic began, almost five million of them here in California. Meanwhile, homeless camps keep spreading and growing around the Bay Area, with one study projecting a 20% rise in...
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KCBS Radio is answering your questions about all things coronavirus every weekday at 9:20 am
Stan Bunger
May 28, 2020 - 3:14 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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San Francisco Mayor London Breed on April 16, 2019.
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KCBS Radio Afternoon News
May 28, 2020 - 2:10 pm
San Francisco Mayor London Breed has announced the city aims to lift a slate of restrictions starting June 15.
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President Donald Trump holds up a copy of the New York Post as he speaks before signing an executive order aimed at curbing protections for social media giants, in the Oval Office of the White House, Thursday, May 28, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
AP News
May 28, 2020 - 1:49 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump escalated his war on social media companies Thursday, signing an executive order challenging the liability protections that have served as a bedrock for unfettered speech on the internet. Still, the move appears to be more about politics than substance, as...
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Mark Zuckerberg
Mark Zuckerberg (Photo credit: Xinhua/Lino De Vallier/Sipa USA)
Matt Bigler
May 28, 2020 - 11:03 am
Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg says the social network has no plans to start fact-checking the President, after Twitter made that move this week.
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Businesses along Main Street in Guerneville
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Holly Quan
May 28, 2020 - 10:08 am
Summer has started on the Russian River, where hard hit Guerneville businesses are balancing virus safety with a desperate need for tourists.
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Bodega Bay in Sonoma County.
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Tim Ryan
May 28, 2020 - 9:33 am
Health officials and political leaders in Sonoma County have decided to take a slower approach to reopening, even after Gov. Gavin Newsom relaxed a slate of restrictions in the past week or so.
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