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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Under the eyes of city hall and a statue of Frank H. Ogawa, Occupy Oakland protestors camp in Frank H. Ogawa Plaza on November 13, 2011 in Oakland, California. In the wake of violent confrontations with police, vandalism and the recent shooting near the encampment, Oakland mayor Jean Quan and city administrators have issued eviction notices to protesters at the Occupy Oakland encampment and have asked them to leave immediately.  (Photo by Mathew Sumner/Getty Images)

Oakland’s ‘Bottom 8’ Mayoral Candidates Say They’re Not Getting Fair News Coverage

15 candidates are running for mayor of Oakland this election year, but at least eight candidates claim that they don’t get enough media coverage.

10/28/2014

The West Oakland BART station. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

BART Surveys Riders; Asks Input On Potential Station Remodels

BART is surveying riders in person this week at Embarcadero and Montgomery stations and online to ask what kinds of improvements they can make to take their look into the 21st century.

10/28/2014

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San Jose State Student Dies After Being Hit By Car; Fellow Student Faces DUI, Hit-And-Run Charges

A San Jose State University senior died Monday afternoon after being struck by a car while he crossed a street early Sunday morning. Another SJSU student is facing drunk driving and hit-and-run charges in connection with the collision.

10/27/2014

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Pedestrian Seriously Injured After Being Struck By A Car In San Francisco’s Richmond District

Police are investigating a collision in which a man was critically injured after being struck by a car Monday morning in San Francisco’s Richmond District.

10/20/2014

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San Francisco T-Shirt Factory Burns The Midnight Oil After Giants Win The NL Pennant

Now that the Giants are headed to another World Series, fans are already scrambling for souvenirs. And right after Travis Ishikawa hit the walk-off three-run home run that sealed the team’s National League pennant victory, the presses at a San Francisco t-shirt printer have been rolling.

10/17/2014

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San Francisco Police Chief Urges Giants Fans To Behave If Team Wins Pennant

San Francisco police have canceled days-off in preparation for a possible Giants win Thursday night which would put the team in the World Series for the third time in the last five years.

10/16/2014

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Covered California Awards Millions In No-Bid Health Pacts

The race to meet federal deadlines meant millions of dollars in no-bid contracts by the California health insurance exchange, a new investigative report reveals. Officials with Covered California, however, are defending the decisions that were made.

10/13/2014

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Golden Gate Bridge District Warns Commuters Of Possible Strike For Friday

Bay Area commuters should brace for a strike as early as Friday—that’s the advice the Golden Gate Bridge Highway and Transportation District is giving as one or more of the 13 unions are threatening a work stoppage.

09/24/2014

Oakland Mayor Jean Quan during her State of the City address on March 6, 2014. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Following The Money In Oakland’s Mayoral Campaign Through A New App

There’s a new app and web tool for Oakland residents interested in following the money in November’s mayoral race. The idea is to hold candidates accountable while keeping citizens informed.

09/03/2014

People walk with groceries in plastic bags in Chinatown in San Francisco. (David Paul Morris/Getty Images)

Sonoma County Plastic Bag Ban Goes Into Effect; Statewide Ban Bill Sits On Governor’s Desk

Sonoma County joins the growing list of jurisdictions in the State of California to impose a ban on plastic shopping bags. The ban went into effect on Monday.

09/01/2014

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