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Tuesday, Dec 29, 2015 at 05:44 PM PST

Voter Records Exposed on Internet: Report

Voter Records Exposed on Internet: Report

It’s something we take for granted: When we vote, our vote will stay private. But the voting records of just about every American who has voted since 2000 were reportedly exposed in a publicly available Internet...

Tuesday, Dec 29, 2015 at 08:03 PM PST

New Hoverboard Law Coming to CA on Jan. 1

New Hoverboard Law Coming to CA on Jan. 1

Anyone under the age of 16 will not be allowed to ride a hoverboard on public roadways in California, according to a new state law set to go into effect on Jan. 1.

Monday, Dec 28, 2015 at 06:39 PM PST

FAA Reminds Drone Owners to Get Registered

FAA Reminds Drone Owners to Get Registered

Call it "Game of Drones." Will new drone owners – and there are about a million of them who found unmanned flying devices under the Christmas tree this year – register them in time? The Federal Aviation...

Monday, Dec 21, 2015 at 10:07 PM PST

Offenders to Entrepreneurs: Inmates Attempt to Defy Odds

Offenders to Entrepreneurs: Inmates Attempt to Defy Odds

During a time when racist texts and excessive force are sparking investigations into our prison systems, a semblance of hope is coming from the inside. An innovative program is trying to turn offenders...

Wednesday, Dec 16, 2015 at 12:21 PM PST

Facebook Messenger App Adds Uber Button

Facebook Messenger App Adds Uber Button

Uber announced a partnership with Facebook on Wednesday that would allow customers to use the Facebook Messenger app to book their next ride. The latest update of Messenger includes an Uber button, so Facebook...

Monday, Dec 14, 2015 at 05:49 PM PST

Recreational Drones Must Be Registered Under New Rule

Recreational Drones Must Be Registered Under New Rule

Owners of recreational drones must start registering them later this month, the Federal Aviation Administration announced on Monday. “We expect hundreds of thousands of model unmanned aircraft will be purchased...

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Congressman Wants to Change Laws Involving PPV Boxing

Congressman Wants to Change Laws Involving PPV Boxing

A federal lawmaker is adding some muscle to a debate about pay-per-view boxing. The NBC Bay Area Investigative Unit first exposed that small businesses are getting clobbered by six-figure lawsuits.

$10K Worth of Merchandise Stolen at Ferragamo Store

$10K Worth of Merchandise Stolen at Ferragamo Store

Police are searching for a group of about 10 people who allegedly used force to take at least $10,000 worth of merchandise from a high-end store in San Francisco's Union Square.

Ex Church Elder Accused of Defrauding Church, Donor of $7.4M

Ex Church Elder Accused of Defrauding Church, Donor of $7.4M

A former elder of a Saratoga church and his wife have been indicted by a federal grand jury in San Jose on charges of defrauding the church and a wealthy foreign donor of $7.4 million.

NH Voters Take to Polls in 1st-in-Nation Primary

NH Voters Take to Polls in 1st-in-Nation Primary

New Hampshire on Monday is hosting the first-in-the-nation presidential primary, featuring candidates for the Republican and Democratic nomination. Of the state's 1.33 million residents, more than 870,000...

Waves Sweep Elderly Couple Into Ocean off Pacifica

Waves Sweep Elderly Couple Into Ocean off Pacifica

U.S. Coast Guard rescuers pulled a man out of the water off Pacifica after he and a woman were swept out to sea Tuesday afternoon. According to witnesses, the woman, dressed in a bathing suit, was wading...

Homeless Camps Near Creeks Spark Pollution Problem

Homeless Camps Near Creeks Spark Pollution Problem

Garbage and human waste from homeless camps pouring into rivers and creeks are creating a pollution problem in the South Bay.

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