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 shuttle commonly known as a "Google Bus" arrives at a Muni bus stop in San Francisco to pick up commuters. (CBS)

Tech Bus Ridership Spikes Big Time In Bay Area

A one-year-long study found ridership booming between 2012 and 2014.

09/15/2016

BART's new wheel profile that the agency hopes will make its trains quieter by about half. (BART.gov)

New Technology To Hush Annoying BART Train Screeching

BART says new technology can quiet the screeching that has many riders sticking their fingers in their ears by about half.

08/31/2016

(CBS SF)

Embarcadero, Ferry Building Vulnerable To Collapse In Big Earthquake, Study Finds

San Francisco’s Embarcadero and Ferry Building are vulnerable to collapse in a large earthquake, and it could take billions of dollars to fix it, according to a new study commissioned by the Port.

04/12/2016

Mural Defaced

LGBTQ-Themed Mural In San Francisco’s Mission District Repeatedly Vandalized Just Ahead Of Pride Festivities

For the third time now, a gay, lesbian and transgender-themed mural in San Francisco’s Mission District has been defaced with spray paint.

06/22/2015

massage, spa

San Francisco Massage Parlors Face Tougher Restrictions Under New City Policy

San Francisco’s Department of Public Health maintains that about half of the city’s estimated 300 massage parlors are fronts for prostitution and the city is cracking down with tougher regulations that go into effect starting July 1st.

06/12/2015

(Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

BART Needs To Shut Transbay Tube For 5 Days, Likely Over Labor Day Weekend

BART has announced major closures this summer, likely over Labor Day Weekend, for critical track maintenance that will close the Transbay Tube for five days.

06/08/2015

A San Francisco Police officer riding on a Muni Metro train. (CBS)

Plan To Run BART, Muni Late Night In SF Lacks Needed Cash

“The Other 9-To-5” report calls for a major boost in overnight public transportation to and from San Francisco. The only problem is the report doesn’t have a plan for where to get the cash to make it happen.

02/23/2015

A San Francisco Police cruiser. (CBS)

2 Walgreens Employees Attacked At Store In San Francisco’s Union Square Neighborhood

Three suspects have been arrested and San Francisco police said they know the identity, who is still outstanding.

02/18/2015

(CBS)

Oakland Teachers Stop Doing Voluntary Work Amid Contract Talks

As a result of frustrating contract talks with the school district, some Oakland school teachers on Monday will begin cutting back on their schedules and doing the bare minimum inside—and outside—the classroom.

01/05/2015

Parkmerced

San Francisco Police Seek 2 Suspects After Home-Invasion Robbery In Parkmerced

San Francisco police are searching for one or more are suspects involved in home-invasion robbery that happened early Monday morning in Parkmerced, a large apartment complex near San Francisco State University.

12/29/2014

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