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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Alert Cop Rescues 16-Year-Old From Prostitution, Uncovers Sex Business After Routine Traffic Stop In Marin

It’s the usual story of Internet-fueled exploitation, a greedy adult, a naive teen and a cheap hotel. It all ended Monday when police found a girl holed up in a Terra Linda hotel, turning tricks for Johns via the Internet website, Back Page.


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First Winter Sunrise Gets People Up Early For A Spectacular View Of San Francisco

Winter’s initial sunrise over San Francisco was postcard perfect Monday morning and many people were atop the Marin Headlands admiring the colorful yet foggy city by the Bay.


Sgt. Ian Furminger and Officer Edmund Robles and their attorneys in federal court, February 28, 2014. (Sketch by Vicki Behringer)

2 San Francisco Police Officers Convicted On Several Counts In Federal Corruption Trial

Two San Francisco police officers were found guilty on about half the charges against them in a federal corruption trial as the jury reached a verdict on Friday.


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Skateboarder Fighting For Life After Driver Strikes Him Near SF’s Golden Gate Park

A skateboarder suffered life-threatening injuries Thursday night in a collision with a car on the Great Highway near San Francisco’s Ocean Beach. The driver was arrested on suspicion of being under the influence of narcotics.


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.


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.


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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.


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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.


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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.


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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.




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