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Dan Mitchinson
January 21, 2020 - 12:17 pm
The widespread adoption of electric cars in California is reducing gas tax revenue by millions of dollars a year. That's money that would have been used for road repairs.
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 San Francisco District Attorney Terence Hallinan speaks to the press after the arraignment of Marjorie Knoller and Robert Noel for the dog mauling death of Diane Whipple March 29, 2001.
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Doug Sovern
January 17, 2020 - 11:18 am
Former San Francisco District Attorney and Supervisor Terence Hallinan has died, his family said Friday. He was 83 years old.
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A homeless encampment near a Home Depot in Oakland on July 23, 2019.
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Holly Quan
January 14, 2020 - 6:30 pm
Governor Gavin Newsom is now suggesting that cities and counties solve homelessness in their areas, or face the consequences.
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Ryan Kyote, a 10 year old in Napa, was named as one of TIME magazine's heroes of 2019 for helping pay off classmates' lunch debts.
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Carrie Hodousek
January 09, 2020 - 2:20 pm
The simple gesture of buying pizza in the lunchroom for his classmate put 10-year-old Ryan Kyote of Napa on track to force schools throughout California to change the way poorer children get lunch.
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Governor Gavin Newsom walks through the spin room after the Democratic presidential primary debate at Loyola Marymount University on December 19, 2019 in Los Angeles.
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All News KCBS Radio
January 09, 2020 - 10:08 am
To make prescription medications more affordable for Californians, Gov. Gavin Newsom wants the state to get more involved in generic drugs .
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Gov. Gavin Newsom speaks during a news conference at the California justice department on September 18, 2019 in Sacramento.
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All News KCBS Radio
January 08, 2020 - 10:29 am
Gov. Gavin Newsom has ordered 100 travel trailers and tents as temporary housing on public land for homeless people and said he'll create a $750 million fund to provide other housing relief.
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Protestors from Moms 4 Housing interrupted a press conference on Jan. 7, 2020about state Sen. Scott Wiener's proposal to foster the construction of affordable housing near transit hubs.
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Margie Shafer
January 07, 2020 - 2:20 pm
State Sen. Scott Wiener is hoping the third time's a charm for SB-50, a bill that would require dense housing near transit and areas with jobs.
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Democratic presidential candidate for US and former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg (C) attends an event at the COP25 Climate Conference on December 10, 2019 in Madrid, Spain.
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KCBS Radio Morning News
December 10, 2019 - 10:00 am
Democratic presidential hopeful Mike Bloomberg earned his first major California endorsement from San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo.
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Doug Sovern
December 05, 2019 - 4:04 pm
Three months before the California primary election, Bernie Sanders has surged to the top in a new poll about the Democratic candidates in the Golden State.
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Democratic presidential candidate U.S. Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) speaks during the AARP and The Des Moines Register Iowa Presidential Candidate Forum on July 16, 2019 in Bettendorf, Iowa.
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All News KCBS Radio
December 03, 2019 - 10:26 am
Sen. Kamala Harris has ended her campaign for president, multiple news organizations reported .
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