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Fleet Week Kicks Off With Landing Of Osprey Aircraft For Earthquake Preparedness

The U.S. Marines kicked off Fleet Week on Monday with a landing of an Osprey aircraft.

10/06/2014

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SFO Passengers Tense After Malaysia Airlines MH17 Crash

The news about Thursday’s Malaysia Airlines MH17 crash is stirring some anxiety among SFO passengers getting ready to fly.

07/17/2014

United Airlines Proposed to Use Corporate Jets

Hayward Teen Pilots License Program To Take Off With Crowdfunding

When you think of teenage airplane pilots, at-risk youth probably aren’t the first demographic that comes to mind, but a Hayward program is changing that, giving low-income kids the chance to earn a pilot’s license, and literally soar beyond their wildest dreams.

04/25/2014

An unmanned drone comes in for a landing (CBS)

California Bill Seeks To Ensure Privacy As Drone Use Rises

California would take its first steps to protect the public from the increased use of unmanned aircraft under a bill approved by the state Senate.

05/28/2013

Attendees watch an A.R. Drone helicopter by Parrot, controlled wirelessly by an iPhone, as it flies overhead during a press event at the Venetian for the 2010 International Consumer Electronics Show on Jan. 5, 2010 in Las Vegas. (Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Growing Popularity Of Private Drones Concern California Privacy Groups

No longer exclusively used by the military, drones are increasingly being used by groups and private individuals. As drones become even more popular, and with very few rules regarding their use, privacy experts are worried.

05/18/2013

Motorcycle

CHP Cracks Down On Unsafe Motorcyclists, Bicyclists In Marin County

The California Highway Patrol says it has seen a surge in the number of complaints about unsafe motorcycle riders and bicyclists in Marin County, prompting the agency to respond with a new crackdown effort.

03/18/2013

These unexplained lights were spotted above the Mission District early Sunday (Enrique B)

Unexplained Light Formation Spotted Above San Francisco’s Mission Dist.

A viewer told CBS 5 about some surprising video captured early Sunday morning in San Francisco’s Mission District. In the video, a series of lights fly in formation above the city before appearing to take a diamond shape and eventually disappearing.

12/10/2012

Mexico search, capsized boat, Baja California, fishing

Coast Guard Ends Search For Missing Northern California Fishermen

The U.S. Coast Guard said they found no signs of seven missing fishermen from Northern California, whose chartered fishing boat sank in the Sea of Cortez on July 3.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–07/12/2011

The Virgin Galactic White Knight flys over San Francisco International Airport (CBS)

Virgin Galactic’s Spaceship Launcher Circles Bay Area Skies

A unique, spaceship-launching aircraft flew over the San Francisco Bay Wednesday morning in conjunction with the opening of a renovated terminal at San Francisco International Airport.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–04/06/2011

A person shined a laser pointer at Chopper 5 while covering a fire in East Palo Alto on February 14, 2011. (CBS)

Laser Strikes Chopper 5 Over East Palo Alto

A person shined a laser pointer at Chopper 5 while covering a fire at a nearby veterans home Monday night.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–02/15/2011

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