Closer Look


Closer Look: NASA Considers Lasers To Battle Space Junk

“Space junk” or debris has become an increasing threat to commercial satellites along with spacecraft and the International Space Station.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–05/10/2011

San Quentin State Prison (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Closer Look: Reward For San Quentin Inmates Who Rescued Boaters

On April 19, nearly a dozen San Quentin inmates pulled two people from the frigid waters of the San Francisco Bay.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–05/05/2011

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Closer Look: Bay Area Teachers Bring Skype To Classroom

Teachers at a Bay Area school have joined thousands of others using a free program by online telephony firm Skype to connect with other instructors around the world.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–04/22/2011


Closer Look: SF Coffee Shop Finds Success By Going Unplugged

Coffee culture is known for camped-out customers leisurely sipping elaborate espresso drinks as they web surf, but a San Francisco shop owner is trying to change that dynamic, and bring the focus back to basics.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–04/01/2011