Mike Sugerman’s About the Bay

composting, food scraps, San Francisco, restaurant

About The Bay: SF Composting Law Keeps Leftover Food From Needy

San Francisco’s composting program appears to be taking food out of the mouths of the city’s hungry.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–05/16/2011

View of the Golden Gate Bridge. (John G. Mabanglo/AFP/Getty Images)

About The Bay: San Francisco Tourism Officials Count On Locals For Help

Travel Pow Wow will bring an estimated 5,000 international travel professionals and writers to San Francisco May 21 – 25, potentially generating $350 million for San Francisco over the next few years.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–05/09/2011

walk sign

About The Bay: Bay Area Traffic Officials Deal With Aging Population

Believe it or not, the pace of urban living is slowing. KCBS’ Mike Sugerman found out as much, during his travels About the Bay.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–05/02/2011

AT&T Park

About The Bay: Spotty Cell Service Ironic At AT&T Park

After AT&T spent $52 million for naming rights, it stands to reason that they’d want their own product to work well at the ballpark.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–04/25/2011

Lester Chambers

About The Bay: Bay Area Music Legend Emerges From Homelessness

After battling illness and homelessness, it just may be that rock ‘n roll legend Lester Chambers’ time has come – again.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–04/18/2011

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Dodgers Make First Visit To SF Since Giants Fan Attack

The San Francisco Giants and Los Angeles Dodgers meet in San Francisco Monday for the first time since a South Bay fan suffered likely brain damage in an attack outside Dodger Stadium on opening day in Los Angeles.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–04/11/2011

About The Bay: KCBS Reporter Recalls Life-Threatening Medical Scare

In the blink of an eye, a typical day become a truly remarkable one for KCBS reporter Mike Sugerman – when he became the center of the very story he was covering.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–04/04/2011

The shores of the Richardson Bay near the Golden Gate Bridge in Belvedere. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

About The Bay: Despite Storm Damage, Sausalito Boaters Celebrate Cheap Living

Anchor-Outs have generally been able to fly – or sail – under the radar, though they have been subjected to renewed scrutiny recently because several of the boats broke away in the late March storms, beaching in Mill Valley and Tiburon.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–03/28/2011

kid gets dental exam

About The Bay: Long Lines Are Standard At Bay Area Dental Clinics

There are surprisingly few full-service dental clinics for the needy in Northern California, which explains why people line up so far in advance for a chance to be seen at the ones operating in the Bay Area.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–03/21/2011

Surveillance video of a drug bust conducted by San Francisco Police that may show misconduct. (CBS)

About The Bay: Checking Into Infamous San Francisco Hotel

Ironically, the very thing that touched off the SFPD’s alleged officer misconduct controversy is the one thing a female resident declared was helping to make her feel safer at the Henry Hotel: the security cameras.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–03/14/2011