2023 Oscar winner predictions from a Bay Area film expert
Oscar season is officially on. The nominations have been announced, and as always, there is some controversy surrounding the selections. For more on the 2023 Oscars, KCBS Radio news anchor Pat Thurston spoke with Tim Sika, former president of the San Francisco Film Critics Circle.
Calls for peaceful protesting ahead of Tyre Nichols' arrest footage release
It might have been a routine traffic stop, but it ended up with the driver dead at the hands of five police officers in Memphis. Details of what happened are still murky, but the five plain clothes officers have been charged with murdering Tyre Nichols. KCBS Radio news anchor Pat Thurston spoke wi…
National Archives asks former presidents, VPs to check for classified documents
The National Archives today sent out letters to former presidents and vice presidents asking them to look around for any leftover classified documents from their terms. This comes on the heels of the recent news of top secret files popping up in the offices of President Joe Biden, former Vice Presi…
Zelensky fires top government officials over corruption allegations
Ukrainian President Zelensky has another problem on his hands on top of Russia's invasion: corruption in his own government. He shook things up this week by firing a series of top officials following allegations of misdirecting funds and improper spending, all as Ukraine continues to ask the U.S. a…
SF announces new strategies to prevent hate crimes, support victims
San Francisco leaders announced new strategies and resources to prevent hate crime in the city. As KCBS Radio’s David Welch reports, the city is also providing new resources to support victims.
Nurses rally in Oakland over 'chronic and planned' staffing issues
Nurses say they are still facing a staffing crisis at hospitals in the Bay Area and across the country. KCBS Radio's Matt Bigler reports from Oakland, where dozens of nurses are putting the staffing issue in the spotlight.
Federal case filed against City of Oakland after police 'ghost chase' death
Getting tacos with his mom: that's what Lolo Soakai was doing when he was hit by a car and killed. His family says two Oakland police officers are to blame for the high speed chase that killed Soakai and injured others. KCBS Radio's Raquel Maria Dillon reports that Soakai's family has filed a fede…
5 ex-Memphis police officers charged with murder over Tyre Nichols' death
We're continuing our coverage of today's news that the five Memphis police officers allegedly responsible for the death of Tyre Nichols will be charged with second-degree murder, among other charges. Nichols was violently arrested after being pulled over by officers near his home; he died earlier …
As Prescribed: How massage therapy helps patients at UCSF
Paired with all the technological advancements in medicine and assistive health care, there's also been a resurgence of massage therapy in clinical and hospital settings. KCBS Radio's Alice Wertz discussed with Carolyn Tague, a licensed massage therapist at UCSF, on "As Prescribed."
Pano AI able to identify when wildfires could start & spread
A bill in the Colorado legislature would dedicate about 2 million dollars for a pilot program to use cameras fitted with artificial intelligence technology to better identify when wildfires start and exactly where they could go. The technology is increasingly important for much of the Western U.S. …