Mike Sugerman’s About the Bay


About The Bay: Are Pennies Worth Keeping?

The rising cost of metals has rekindled debate in Congress over whether the U.S. Mint can afford to keep manufacturing pennies.


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About The Bay: Bay Area Cyclists Come Under Scrutiny

In his travels About the Bay, KCBS’ Mike Sugerman looks at whether bicyclists in San Francisco are obeying the rules, this after a fatal accident that took the life of a pedestrian last month.


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About The Bay: A World Championship Baby

Nine months ago, November 1st at 7:54 pm, the San Francisco Giants beat the Texas Rangers to win the World Series. Some couples who celebrated the old fashioned way may be getting lucky again.


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About The Bay: Pacifica Boys Are World’s Youngest Rock Band

Rock and roll is here to stay. One reason is that an entirely new generation is playing it.


About The Bay: San Francisco Republicans Unite

In his travels About the Bay, Mike Sugerman talks to members of the San Francisco Young Republicans, who can’t wait for the state convention they are hosting in August.


Pedestrians carry shopping bags as they walk through the Union Square shopping district San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

About The Bay: Taking On Tour Buses In San Francisco’s Union Square

A crowded summer for tourists and traffic in downtown San Francisco has caused a crackdown on tour buses that clog the streets.


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About The Bay: The Plight Of Day Laborers

In his travels About the Bay, KCBS reporter Mike Sugerman looks at the difficulties facing day laborers, who are struggling to find work in these tough economic times.


Fans look on as Kurt Busch, driver of the #22 Shell/Pennzoil Dodge, leads Tony Stewart, driver of the #14 Office Depot/Mobil 1 Chevrolet, during the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Toyota/Save Mart 350 at Infineon Raceway on June 26, 2011 in Sonoma. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images for NASCAR)

About The Bay: Dissecting The Makeup Of A NASCAR Fan

Naturally, there was plenty of action on the Infineon Raceway track, but for many, the real thrill was the people-watching in and around the North Bay racing venue.


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About The Bay: Bay Area Man Fights For Comforts For Troops

Some soldiers who served in Afghanistan, for instance, said they went weeks – if not months – without even showering.


US challenger BMW Oracle Racing giant trimaran sails during the second race of the 33rd America's Cup off Valencia's coast on February 14, 2010 in Valencia, Spain.

About The Bay: Getting Ready For America’s Cup Crowds

America’s Cup is sailing towards San Francisco Bay in a hurry. Although it’s two years away, that’s not a lot of time when it comes to urban planning, and San Francisco transportation officials are wondering how they can accommodate all those people coming to the city.


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