As a young child, Susan listened to the radio constantly and always wanted to be “that voice on the radio”. She was the first woman on the air at a couple of stations in the Midwest as a disc jockey, but then was bitten by the news bug.
She has worked as a reporter, anchor and manager in radio and spent much of her career at KGO-AM in San Francisco before heading for New York to produce investigative and special project stories for WABC-TV and WCBS-TV. Susan was also a news anchor at WCBS Radio and was on the air less than four hours after the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001.
Susan left her heart in San Francisco and returned to manage KQED’s newsroom in 2003. She joined KCBS in May of 2007. Susan is the recipient of numerous news reporting awards including a George Foster Peabody Award.
A Redwood City metal recycling facility that caught fire on Sunday received a public nuisance violation for a similar incident, according to the Bay Area Air Quality Management District.
A petition drive is underway to overturn legislation signed into law by the Governor Jerry Brown that would make accommodations for transgendered students in California’s public schools.
A new California program aimed at promoting community gardens and urban farming will take effect in the new year.
The Oakland Police Department has taken another step in beefing up its understaffed force with the graduation of three-dozen officers from the police academy on Friday.
A state audit has determined Oakland must return money and property inappropriately transferred from the city’s Redevelopment Agency before it was dissolved.
Trained school employees can administer insulin shots to diabetic students if a nurse is not available, the California Supreme Court unanimously ruled on Monday.
Building a basketball arena on the San Francisco waterfront could cost $1 billion, an estimate Golden State Warriors President Rick Welts said is likely to grow as the team analyzes the site at Piers 30-32.
The man accused of killing two people and critically wounding a third person at the San Francisco GiftCenter & JewelryMart earlier this month appeared in court on Wednesday.
Major League Baseball is planning to announce a new zero-tolerance policy against sexual harassment and discrimination based on sexual orientation.
The Alameda County civil grand jury issued a scathing report on the Oakland City Council’s ability to police itself, calling for the council to strengthen and better fund its Public Ethics Commission.