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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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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Car Break-in On The Rise In Popular City-Owned Parking Lot

Car break-ins are on the rise in San Francisco, but in particular at city-owned garage near Union Square where 80 burglaries have been reported so far.

09/01/2014

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

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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

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