Stories For CBS San Francisco
As the California drought lingers on and the threat of rising water rates becomes reality, Silicon Valley companies are looking for alternative methods to keep its computer farms cool.
A San Francisco-based civil liberties group is painting a stark portrait of what it looks like when tens of thousands of cars are tracked on the streets of Oakland.
No, it’s not a dorm room — but it’ll cost you the same of putting three kids through college, medical school and then maybe leave you with some leftover change for retirement.
A second strong solar storm this week is predicted to slam Earth Wednesday, causing fluctuations in the power grid and GPS while sparking bright auroras across the world.
Extreme solar weather events pushed the Northern Lights so far last week that one Bay Area photographer was lucky enough to capture the celestial phenomenon.
Climate experts say El Nino is growing stronger and could bring drought-busting wet weather to California this year. While the ocean condition is nearly guaranteed, rainfall doesn’t always follow the sea temperature increase.
Arnold Schwarzenegger channeled the Terminator for a snappy reply to an anti-gay marriage Facebook fan after he turned his profile photo rainbow for pride celebrations.
Flushing toilets may not be the most glorious indicator of women rising in tech, but it’s certainly one to celebrate.
Anyone needing a quick and dirty introduction to life in Berkeley should examine the great email storm of 2015.
Girls Scouts celebrating a $100,000 donation to send 500 girls to camp quickly turned bitter after learning it came with a catch: it could not be used to support transgender girls.
Mattel Inc. is under fire for botching Barbie’s latest attempt to empower girls in a new book titled I Can Be a Computer Engineer.
The San Francisco housing market hardly flinched when a home formerly belonging to a 90-year-old whose mummified body was found inside went on the market.
First-ever statewide mandatory water restrictions in California went into effect Monday, impacting nearly everyone at home with a combination of rate increases, surcharges and penalties.
For more than two decades, San Francisco continues to be considered a sanctuary for people in the U.S. illegally, prohibiting police officers from accessing people’s immigration policy and even ignoring Immigration Customs and Enforcement detainer requests. Here’s how the policy came to be.
The recent measles outbreak that has reached 14 states and infected more than 100 people has many wondering how a disease that was considered eradicated in the U.S. 15 years ago is a renewed threat to public health. Here’s a timeline of the rise and fall of measles outbreaks and the role the anti-vaccine movement plays.
When it rains in the San Francisco Bay Area, it pours. And when local drivers need to travel in stormy weather, they get creative — or just plain stupid.
The Bay Area is brimming with beautiful bike rides made for bonding with friends over stunning views, accelerated heart rates and picnic lunches. Whichever direction you decide to veer, you’ll find plenty of world-class bike routes to pedal. We’ve narrowed it down to our five favorite.
Women scientists everywhere are revealing “distractingly sexy” photos of themselves after a Nobel Prize-winning British scientist said there was “trouble with girls” working in laboratories.
It looks like Apple’s product development team doesn’t have arm tattoos, or at least didn’t seek out people who do in order to make sure Apple Watches function properly.
The Golden State Warriors NBA crown is breathing life into a city that has more frequently made national headlines for police brutality protests, high crime rates and blight.
For $60 a car, you’d think parking lots could provide signage, and for a region preparing for a Super Bowl, there is a serious amount of logistical coordination to get straightened out to avoid over 3 hours sitting in traffic in a “Candlestick Park”-like moment. And did I mention the security guard fondled my sandwich? What contraband could I possible have smuggled in between two delicious pieces of sourdough bread?
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