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People walk past a homeless tent encampment in Skid Row on September 16, 2019 in Los Angeles, California.
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All News KCBS Radio
September 26, 2019 - 11:58 am
The EPA is accusing California of violating federal clean-water standards, just days after President Trump claimed that rampant homelessness in San Francisco contributed to pollution in the Pacific Ocean. The agency is delivering an "oversight letter" to Gov. Gavin Newsom on Thursday which says the...
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Motorized Scooters
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Holly Quan
September 26, 2019 - 10:09 am
The number of electric scooters in San Francisco will soon double after transportation officials approved a new round of permits to four companies.
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Marty Griffin
September 26, 2019 - 8:48 am
PITTSBURGH ( Newsradio 1020 KDKA ) - Pittsburgh Public Schools confirms an "inappropriate homework assignment" was given to 1st grade students at Linden PreK-5. An image of the reading exercise posted on social media features a story about two boys running from a police officer who tells a K-9...
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Acting Director of National Intelligence Joseph Maguire testifies before the House Select Committee on Intelligence in the Rayburn House Office Building on Capitol Hill September 26, 2019 in Washington, DC.
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All News KCBS Radio
September 26, 2019 - 7:11 am
Joseph Maguire, the acting director of national intelligence, was testifying Thursday to the House Intelligence Committee about a whistleblower who lodged a complaint related to President Trump's phone call with Ukraine's president. Click here to listen live to the hearing. Revelations about the...
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San Jose State University
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Carrie Hodousek
September 25, 2019 - 7:01 pm
The California State University is proposing to increase the number of math and science classes that high school students need to take before enrolling in university courses. However, the proposal is creating controversy with critics saying it may have a disproportionately negative effect on...
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A sign on the Soul Rebel coffee shop in Calistoga notifies customers that the shop is one of many PG&E users who lost power in a deliberate power outage to reduce fire risks on Sept. 25, 2019.
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KCBS Radio Morning News
September 25, 2019 - 6:56 am
CALISTOGA (KCBS Radio) -- PG&E began a round of so-called Public Safety Power Shutoffs before dawn on Wednesday as hot, dry, windy conditions prevail over Northern California. According to PG&E's website, approximately 1,400 customers in scattered parts of Napa and Sonoma Counties are in...
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Stephen Curry of the Golden State Warriors tees off on the seventh hole during Round Two of the Ellie Mae Classic at TBC Stonebrae on August 10, 2018 in Hayward, California.
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All News KCBS Radio
September 25, 2019 - 6:47 am
Golden State Warriors star Stephen Curry has been paired with a golf legend for the Safeway Open Pro-Am that gets underway Wednesday morning in Napa County. Curry and five-time major golf winner Phil Mickelson will tee off at 11:40 a.m. at the Silverado Resort in Napa. Thomas Keller, the acclaimed...
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KCBS Radio Morning News
September 25, 2019 - 6:20 am
SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS Radio) -- Juul Labs CEO Kevin Burns is stepping down. He will be replaced by K.C. Crosthwaite, an executive at Altria Group, which owns a 35 percent stake Just a few months ago, Juul was among the highest-flying companies on the planet, dominating the rapidly-growing e-cigarette...
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Mare Island fire
KCBS Radio Morning News
September 25, 2019 - 5:56 am
MARE ISLAND (KCBS Radio) -- Firefighters battled a four-alarm brush fire Wednesday morning in the Mare Island Shoreline Heritage Preserve. Firefighters at the scene said it appeared to be caused by criminals trying to steal copper from electrical equipment. Vallejo Fire Department spokesman Kevin...
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nalysts at the Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E) Wildfire Safety Operations Center monitor a wildfire on August 05, 2019 in San Francisco, California.
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KCBS Radio Overnight News
September 24, 2019 - 11:11 pm
PG&E announced it would cut power to 48,000 customers on Wednesday morning dispersed across a wide stretch of fire-prone Northern California, including parts of Napa and Sonoma counties. Turning off electricity is one of the emergency measures the huge utility wields when there are high risks...
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