Jeffrey Schaub

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Jeffrey Schaub is a Bay Area broadcast news veteran. From 1990 to 2010 Jeffrey served as a reporter and anchor at CBS5 KPIX-TV in San Francisco. Prior to that he was a radio news reporter in San Rafael, California and in Colorado. Jeffrey has covered Bay Area and national events including the 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake, the Oakland hills firestorm, six national political conventions, President Reagan’s state funeral, the inauguration of George W. Bush and the 2000 Bush-Gore election crisis from Miami, Florida. Jeffrey is the recipient of three Emmy awards.
He lives in Novato with his two sons.

Contra Costa Co. Fire Dept. battles 3-alarm blaze at three different homes, suspected to be the work of a single arsonist. (photo credit: Jeffrey Schaub)

Suspect In Custody For Arson That Burned 4 Townhomes In Martinez

Contra Costa County Fire crews have a fire that grew to three-alarms at multiple homes in Martinez under control and one person is in custody for what officials say looks to be the work of a single arsonist.

01/14/2015

Leaves of a mature marijuana plant. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

The First Newspaper For Bay Area’s Pot Industry Rolling Out This Month

The Bay Area is home to magazines and periodicals about clothing, lifestyle, boating and hi-tech but now comes one about marijuana—California’s growing cash crop.

01/02/2015

The Alhambra Trestle in Martinez. (Jeffrey Schaub/CBS)

Emergency Plans Stall Out For Trains Transporting Bakken Crude Oil In The Bay Area, Part 3 Of 3

As more and more Bakken crude oil is expected to be transported by railroad through the Bay Area, officials want to implement emergency plans in case of a derailment. But those plans are stalling out.

12/31/2014

Underneath the Alhambra trestle in Martinez (Jeffrey Schaub/CBS)

Safety Information For Alhambra Trestle In Martinez And Other Bridges Kept By The Railroads, Part 2 Of 3

Some local, state and federal officials are concerned that an old railroad bridge in Martinez, used to transport increasing car loads of highly volatile crude oil from North Dakota to East Bay refineries, may be unsafe.

12/30/2014

Alhambra Trestle in Martinez, CA (Jeffrey Schaub)

Aging Railway Infrastructure Raises Safety Concerns As Bay Area Readies To Receive Dramatic Increase Of Bakken Crude Oil, Part 1 Of 3

Questions are being raised about the safety of the century-old Alhambra railroad trestle in Martinez. Some local residents and officials are concerned because the bridge is carrying an increasing number of loads of a highly volatile cargo.

12/29/2014

A poster for "The Interview" being installed at a theater in Livermore. (CBS)

Big Crowds Turn Out For ‘The Interview’ At Berkeley Movie Theater; Film Also Released Online

Hundreds of people in the Bay Area turned out in droves yesterday to see the new Seth Rogan and James Franco movie, ”The Interview.”

12/26/2014

Bay Bridge Officially Re-Opens After Years Of Repairs

California Paid For Bridge Repairs While A Wind Farm Project Recouped Costs From Same Contractor, Same Flaws

The Chinese company that fabricated faulty sections of the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge had similar problems with some towers it manufactured for a massive wind farm in the North Sea. A Bay Area legislator now claims that Caltrans knew about cracks in that project, but didn’t do anything about it.

12/22/2014

Blue and Gold ferry fleet (Credit, Randy Yagi)

Golden Gate Ferry Service Will Run During Storm While Officials Keep An Eye On Bridge Commute

The Bay Area is hunkering down for a major storm expected to hit on Thursday. Officials are warning of high winds and rain that could cause hazardous driving conditions, but Golden Gate ferry service will still be running during the commute.

12/10/2014

Flooding in San Francisco, December 3rd, 2014 (CBS)

San Francisco Pleads For Public’s Help Cleaning Out Storm Drains In Advance Of Monster Storm Due Wednesday Night

The potential flooding is so severe, and so imminent that San Francisco public works officials are actually asking for the public’s help clearing out clogged storm drains and other parts of the runoff system in advance of Thursday’s deluge.

12/09/2014

Protesters in Berkeley face off with police in riot gear. (KCBS)

Berkeley Mayor Wants Violent Protesters And Looters To Unmask Themselves

Berkeley Mayor Tom Bates said he wants the people who are causing widespread violence during protests in his city to “take off their masks and show us who you really are.”

12/08/2014

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