Bob Butler

Eric Garner Protest

Hundreds Of Berkeley High School Students March To UC Campus For Michael Brown, Eric Garner Demonstration

Hundreds of Berkeley High School students gathered on the UC Berkeley campus to rally in support of Michael Brown and Eric Garner. Many of the students were happy to have such a large gathering at the demonstration Wednesday.

12/10/2014

Scraps of food at Glide Memorial Church in San Francisco, CA. (Bob Butler/CBS)

San Francisco’s Glide Memorial Church Looking To Turn Food Waste Back Into Meals

With thousands of meals being served over the holidays, Glide is hoping to turn all the waste and scraps back into food to help those in need.

11/27/2014

(Holly Quan/CBS)

Oakland Begins Cleanup After Ferguson Grand Jury Decision Protest Leaves Downtown Businesses Vandalized, Looted

Work crews on Tuesday morning began cleaning up downtown, where demonstrators protesting the Ferguson, Mo. grand jury decision not to indict police officer Darren Wilson over the shooting death of Michael Brown set fires, smashed store-front windows and looted businesses on Monday night.

11/25/2014

Andrew Michael Nisbet, a golf instructor at Las Positas Golf Course in Livermore, is accused of sexually assaulting several boys. (Livermore Police Department)

Former Livermore Golf Instructor Sentenced To 27 Years Prison For Child Molestation, Murder Plot

A former Livermore golf instructor was sentenced by a judge Thursday to 27 years in state prison for sexually abusing three boys he was teaching and then trying to solicit someone to murder them.

10/09/2014

Students and teachers from San Francisco City Academy attend a San Francisco Giants game at AT&T Park on August 28, 2014. (Bob Butler/CBS)

Dozens Of Students Take In San Francisco Giants Game At AT&T Park, Many For First Time

It was thanks to the Lefty O’Doul’s Foundation For Kids, which is carrying on the tradition started by O’Doul himself of putting baseballs in the hands of children.

08/28/2014

(Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Californians Using More Water, Not Less During Drought; Statewide Fines Approved For Water Wasters

State water managers are contemplating mandatory fines for water wasters as calls for water conservation in drought-plagued California have apparently fallen on deaf ears.

07/15/2014

Berkeley Mayor Tom Bates. (CBS)

Berkeley Mayor’s Proposal For Regional Minimum Wage Hike Gains Traction

A plan by Berkeley’s Mayor to establish a regional minimum wage is gaining support in the East Bay.

06/23/2014

Marcus Books San Francisco (photo courtesy CBS SF)

SF Supervisor Notes Lack Of Diversity, Seeks To Help Save Fillmore’s Marcus Books

A San Francisco supervisor is asking for more time to raise the money to buy a prominent African-American bookstore in the Fillmore District after a long struggle to prevent eviction.

05/19/2014

Artist's rendition of the revamped Hunters View housing development in San Francisco. (Hunters View Associates)

Grand Opening For SF’s Bayview Hunters View Apartments, Residents Get ‘Million Dollar Views’

Hunters View apartment complex had its grand opening this week and it has what some are calling “million dollar views” from San Francisco’s Bayview District.

04/18/2014

Union Pacific railroad tracks in Berkeley. (CBS)

Man Hit, Killed By Union Pacific Train In Berkeley

The fire department received reports of a train hitting a pedestrian near the Berkeley and Albany border at 9:06 a.m., Berkeley fire Acting Deputy Chief Avery Webb said.

03/17/2014

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