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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 damaged building is seen in Napa, California after earthquake struck the area in the early hours of August 24, 2014. California's governor Jerry Brown declared a state of emergency Sunday following a strong 6.0-magnitude earthquake that seriously injured three people including a child and ignited fires in the scenic Napa valley wine region. (Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty Images

State Working With FEMA To Determine Whether Napa Quake Qualifies As National Disaster

While there have been three emergency declarations as a result of the earthquake from the city and county of Napa and Gov. Brown, work is underway now to determine whether it rises to the level of a “national” disaster.

08/25/2014

The scene of a pedestrian fatality on Southbound Interstate 880 in Hayward on August 20, 2014. (Tim Ryan/CBS)

Pedestrian Death On Interstate 880 In Hayward May Have Been A Homicide

Authorities have not made any arrests, but were investigating whether there was a verbal altercation before a man fell to his death from the Industrial Parkway overpass.

08/20/2014

An Asiana Airlines Boeing 777 airplane lies burned on the runway after it crash landed at San Francisco International Airport July 6, 2013. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Wrongful-Death Lawsuit Filed By Family Of Chinese Girl Run Over By San Francisco Fire Rigs After Asiana Crash

The family of a 16-year-old Chinese girl, who was run over by fire rigs after the crash last year of Asiana Flight 214 at the San Francisco International Airport, filed a wrongful-death lawsuit against the city on Wednesday saying that rescuers were reckless and poorly trained.

08/14/2014

A mother and child, 3, from El Salvador await transport to a processing center for undocumented immigrants after they crossed the Rio Grande into the United States on July 24, 2014. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Santa Clara County Discusses Hosting Border Children

As many as 1,500 unaccompanied children who have come across the southern border from Central America could soon be welcomed in Santa Clara County as a proposal for “host families” will go before the county Board of Supervisors Tuesday morning.

08/05/2014

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Stolen Minivan Strikes Cab In SF Tenderloin, 2 Bystanders Injured

A car speeding up Post Street in San Francisco T-boned a taxi cab at the intersection with Jones St. Two bystanders were hurt when the cab was shoved onto the sidewalk in front of a liquor store.

07/29/2014

San Bruno Explosion

State Senator Says PG&E Trying To Get Away With Murder; Emails Following Deadly 2010 San Bruno Explosion Examined

The City of San Bruno is making their case against what they call a cozy relationship between PG&E and its regulator, the California Public Utilities Commission, after the city obtained emails following the deadly 2010 gas pipeline explosion.

07/28/2014

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Weird Weather, Lightning Strikes San Francisco Bay Area

Lightning struck over parts of the Bay Area giving some residents an early morning jolt on Tuesday and led to weather warning for pilots flying near the San Francisco International Airport.

07/22/2014

A view of the California State Capitol in Sacramento, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Support For Campaign Reform Legislation In Sacramento Ebbs After Scandals

Ethics reform legislation in Sacramento, that appeared to be a priority after the arrest of Democratic state Sen. Leland Yee from San Francisco and the additional scandals of two other senators last spring ago, has dissipated.

07/07/2014

A general view during the playing of the National Anthem before the Oakland Athletics played against the Cleveland Indians on Opening Day at O.co Coliseum on March 31, 2014 in Oakland.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Oakland A’s Deal May Be In Jeopardy As Mayor Quan, Others Want To Make Changes

While stadium officials approved a 10-year lease extension for the A’s at the Oakland Coliseum on Thursday, the deal already appears to be unraveling as some in City Hall, including Mayor Jean Quan are attempting to rework the agreement.

07/04/2014

Ed O’Bannon, forward for the UCLA basketball team, dribbles the ball during their game against Stanford at Pauley Pavilion in Los Angeles, January 26, 1995. (Al Bello/Allsport/Getty Images)

NCAA Antitrust Lawsuit Gets Underway In Oakland Federal Courtroom

The Ed O’Bannon versus NCAA lawsuit headed to trial Monday in an Oakland federal courtroom after nearly five years of litigation. Whether or not college athletes should share in the billions of dollars they generate is the heart of the issue.

06/09/2014

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