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SF, San Jose Among Places Where Workday Starts Latest

New York may be "the city that never sleeps," but it should really be "the city that sleeps in." Survey data shows that it tops the list of places where the median workday starts the latest. San Jose and San Francisco are not far behind.

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Beef cattle in California's Central Valley.

Calif. Could Become Toughest State on Use of Livestock Antibiotics

In Sacramento, advocacy groups like the Natural Resources Defense Council are pushing an Assembly bill that would make California the toughest state in the nation on the use of antibiotics in livestock. The fear is that feeding drugs to livestock like beef and dairy cattle promotes pathogens that resist antibiotics. But even the bill's backers say it has some powerful opponents.

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Efforts Ramp Up to Combat Sexual Assaults on College Campuses

Efforts Ramp Up to Combat Sexual Assaults on College Campuses

One in every five women will be sexually assaulted while in college, but less than 5 percent will report the assault to law enforcement, according to the U.S. Justice Department. Several national efforts are in the works to address the issue: a White House Task Force to Protect Students from Sexual Assault delivers its recommendations this week, the U.S. Department of Education launched an investigation into claims that UC Berkeley mishandled reports of campus sexual assaults and congresswoman Jackie Speier plans to introduce legislation to strengthen sexual assault laws.

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Corrosion on the Bay Bridge

Elected officials are calling for an independent examination of corrosion on a critical part of the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge. An investigation by The Sacramento Bee found that some of the most vulnerable and vital sections of the bridge's suspension system are rusting. Scott Shafer hears from Charles Piller, who broke the story.

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The Zen of Drawing

By letting go of expectation and drawing what she actually sees, Janet Jacobs makes art, and much more.

Catch Me If I Fall

Dorothy O'Donnell's daughter might be one young person whose life could be saved by a Golden Gate Bridge suicide net.

What's Good for the Goose

Clyde Wadsworth asks if religion can excuse business from insuring female sexual health, why not male sexual health?

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