Anna Duckworth

San Francisco State University (SFSU)

San Francisco State University Awarded $17 Million Grant To Improve Biomedical Research Diversity

The National Institutes of Health has awarded San Francisco State University a $17 million grant to work on improving diversity in the field of biomedical research.

10/27/2014

2013 San Francisco Marathon

Golden Gate Bridge District Vote Keeps Sidewalk-Toll Plan For Cyclists-Pedestrians On The Table

A proposal to look into charging a toll for pedestrians and bicyclists to use the sidewalks on the Golden Gate Bridge will move forward after the bridge district board took a Friday vote.

10/24/2014

Pedestrians on the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco. (photo credit: Anna Duckworth)

Pedestrian-Cyclist Toll Coming To The Golden Gate Bridge? District Facing $33 Million Deficit

The Golden Gate Bridge District is revisiting a proposal to charge a sidewalk toll for people who walk or bike across the iconic span.

10/21/2014

(Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Protesters Storm SF Hayes Valley Shoe Store; Claim Property Owner Is Ellis Act Evicting Several Tenants

Police were called to a Paolo Shoes store in San Francisco’s Hayes Valley Thursday after about 30 protesters stormed the business.

10/17/2014

Pulgas Water Temple near Redwood City (photo credit: Anna Duckworth)

Hetch Hetchy Drinking Water Delivered Through 1st-of-its Kind Tunnel Underneath San Francisco Bay

A first-of-its kind tunnel from Newark to Redwood City dug underneath San Francisco Bay began delivering water from the Hetch Hetchy Reservoir in Yosemite National Park on Wednesday.

10/15/2014

Bottle of Pepsi's Aquafina water sits on a shelf next to other brands of bottled water at a store. (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Supervisors Question Implementation Of San Francisco’s Plastic Water-Bottle Ban

Amending San Francisco’s plastic water bottle ban was the subject of a recent Board of Supervisors’ hearing. As of October 1st, events with access to onsite water have been prohibited from selling bottled water.

10/10/2014

Steel-ring Rondo sculpture by West Oakland artist Bruce Beasley (photo credit: Anna Duckworth)

Oakland Museum Of California Receives Major Gift From World-Renowned, West Oakland Sculptor

A privately-owned, $20 million artist studio complex in West Oakland is being gifted to the Oakland Museum of California by world-renowned, local sculptor, Bruce Beasely

10/09/2014

(U.S. Marine Corps photo by Lance Cpl. David Gonzalez)

Active-Duty Service Members Visit Injured Veterans At Palo Alto VA Hospital For Fleet Week

One of the lesser-known events associated with Fleet Week took place Tuesday at the Palo Alto Veterans Affairs Hospital.

10/07/2014

Homeless Camp

Berkeley City Leaders Seek To Streamline Homeless Services

Berkeley city leaders began looking at how money is spent on homeless services on Tuesday after a recent report concluded it is not being done efficiently. The vision for a new system is a drastic change from the current approach.

10/02/2014

The launch of the Circle the Schools initiative at Junipero Serra Elementary School in San Francisco, California  on September 18, 2014. (Anna Duckworth/CBS)

San Francisco Public Schools ‘Get Adopted’ By Bay Area Tech Companies

The Circle the Schools initiative uses an adopt-a-school model to connect San Francisco-based companies with schools.

09/18/2014

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