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Tim Ryan

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Tim Ryan graduated from CSU Chico with a Journalism degree and worked at KSRO Radio Santa Rosa and WCCO News/Talk CBS station in Minneapolis from 1982 through 2000. After several stints with CBS Radio out of NY he made his way to the Bay Area joining KCBS in 2005.

Tim was live on the air from Candlestick Park when the Loma Prieta earthquake struck in 1989, continuing his coverage for days on a borrowed bicycle. He was embedded with the CA National Guard for 11 days after Hurricane Katrina devastated the Gulf Coast in 2005. Tim commutes to work on Caltrain and his bicycle.

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A crowd gathers at Lotta's Fountain in San Francisco to mark the 108th anniversary of the 1906 Earthquake and Fire on April 18, 2014. (CBS)

Over 100 Gather In SF To Commemorate 1906 Earthquake; 2 Living Survivors Absent

Although no survivors were present, a crowd of about 150 people marked the 108th anniversary of the great San Francisco earthquake and fire of 1906 early Friday morning at Lotta’s fountain on Market Street.

04/18/2014

One person was killed in a sailing accident off the Peninsula Wednesday night. (CBS)

Sailor Killed In Redwood City Boating Accident Identified

One person was killed and one injured Wednesday evening when a sailboat taking part in a race near Redwood City collided with a channel marker buoy, a U.S. Coast Guard spokesman said.

04/16/2014

A drive was taken to the hospital after this crash near Candlestick Point. (Tim Ryan/CBS)

Car Perched On Rocks In San Francisco Bay Snarls Traffic On Nortbound 101

San Francisco emergency responders are attempting to rescue a driver whose car is perched on rocks in the water along the Bay on Thursday morning after it drove off northbound Highway 101, near Candlestick Park, causing traffic delays.

04/10/2014

A 16-year-old boy was shot and killed in Richmond on April 8, 2014. (CBS)

Woman Sought After Teenager Killed In Richmond Shooting

Police were searching for a woman suspected of shooting and killing a teenage boy outside of a Richmond apartment complex on Tuesday night.

04/09/2014

Customers walk out of a Sears store. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Oakland Could Say Goodbye To Sears; Plans For Uptown Redevelopment In Limbo

Oakland may be a step closer to biding farewell to its last remaining major downtown retailer. However, a deal to redevelop the old Sears building in Uptown into housing, a hotel and various retail outlets has fallen through.

04/04/2014

After Failing To Reform, Oakland PD To Fall Under Court Appointed Director

Teenager Killed , Man Injured In Oakland Shootings

Oakland Police Department says a 17-year-old is dead and a 22-year-old is recovering from a gunshot wound to his leg in a pair of shootings early Monday.

03/31/2014

People were seen fleeing this crash scene into a bar at 17th Street and Telegraph Avenue in Oakland. (CBS)

Drivers Flee After Separate Car-Into-Building Incidents In Oakland, SF

Oakland and San Francisco police are looking for hit-and-run suspects that involved is separate incidents in which vehicles were driven into buildings in both cities early Monday morning, police said.

03/31/2014

The wrecked Honda Civic which was hit by a flying gas canister. (Tim Ryan/CBS)

Man Escapes Death When Explosion Launches Gas Canister Across San Leandro Street Into Car

A man was injured in San Leandro Friday morning after a gas canister, propelled by an explosion from company across the street, crashed through his car in the parking lot, according to an employee and fire official.

03/28/2014

Original East Span to be Demolished

Demolition Of Old Bay Bridge Section To Cost An Extra $12.6 Million

The cost to demolish the old cantilevered eastern section of the Bay Bridge is on the rise, but Caltrans officials say they could be able to recoup some of the cost in the end.

03/24/2014

A KPIX 5 crew captured this video of Bakken crude oil getting unloaded from a train at a rail yard in Richmond. (CBS)

Rail Safety Of Bay Area Oil Shipments Doubted

Last summer’s oil train accident in Quebec that killed 47 people has lawmakers and others in the Bay Area concerned that it could happen here as volume of crude oil and other petroleum products arriving from North Dakota and Canada to local refineries is surging.

03/24/2014

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