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Damore'ea Stringfellow #9 of the Washington Huskies stiff arms would be tackler Michael Davis #15 of the BYU Cougars during the first quarter in the Fight Hunger Bowl at AT&T Park on December 27, 2013 in San Francisco. (Thearon W. Henderson/Getty Images)

KCBS Cover Story: Fight Hunger Bowl Serves A Great Cause In San Francisco

The bowl game, held at AT&T Park, has donated more than 300,000 meals to organizations in San Francisco since 2002.

12/27/2013

California Highway Patrol officer, CHP

KCBS Cover Story: Bay Area Law Enforcement Agencies Cracking Down On Drunk Drivers

Law enforcement agencies across the Bay Area are cracking down on drunk driving throughout this holiday season.

12/24/2013

Vacancy Rate For U.S. Apartments Reaches Highest Rate In 20 Years

KCBS Cover Story Series: Through the Roof – Solutions To SF’s Housing Crunch

In the fifth and final part of our special Cover Story Series, KCBS reporter Doug Sovern looks at several proposed solutions to the housing crunch, which all may take some time to make a difference as Bay Area rents and home prices keep rising.

12/20/2013

(Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

KCBS Cover Story Series: Through The Roof – Rip-Offs, Cons Plague Bay Area Rental Market

In part four of the KCBS Cover Story Series, “Through the Roof,” Doug Sovern looks at some of the rip-offs and cons that have plagued Bay Area renters during the latest boom.

12/19/2013

A large 'rent' banner is posted on the side of an apartment building on June 15, 2012 in San Francisco, California. According to a report by Harvard University's Joint Center for Housing Studies, the tepid real estate market could see a turnaround with the price of rental properties surging and vacancies dropping from 10.6 percent in 2009 to 9.5 percent last year, the lowest level since 2002. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

KCBS Cover Story Series: Through The Roof – SF Working-Class Neighborhoods Changing

In part three of our KCBS Cover Story series, “Through The Roof,” reporter Doug Sovern looks at the changing landscape of some of San Francisco’s working class neighborhoods.

12/18/2013

A sign advertising an apartment for rent hangs from a fire escape in front of an apartment building July 8, 2009 in San Francisco, California. As the economy continues to falter, vacancy rates for U.S. apartments have spiked to a twenty two year high of 7.5 percent, just short of the record high of 7.8 percent set in 1986. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

KCBS Cover Story Series: Through The Roof – Ellis Act Evicts SF Renters

In part two of Doug Sovern’s ‘Through The Roof’ cover-story special he looks at how Ellis Act evictions lead to landlords converting their property into Tenants In Common units at the cost of those with rent-controlled apartments.

12/17/2013

A sign advertising an apartment for rent is displayed in a window in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

KCBS Cover Story Series: Through The Roof – Tech Influx Hikes SF Rents

San Francisco currently has the highest average rent in America. Meanwhile, real estate speculators are cashing in on the boom by snapping up buildings and evicting longtime tenants.

12/16/2013

UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital at Mission Bay in San Francisco. (UCSF)

KCBS Cover Story: Previewing UCSF’s New State Of The Art Children’s Hospital

In just over a year, the most state of the art Children’s Hospital on the west coast will open in San Francisco, according the UCSF officials. The UCSF facility will replace an old, cramped out-dated space in Parnassus Heights.

12/13/2013

Fred Couples putts on the 18th hole during Round Three of the Charles Schwab Cup Championship at TPC Harding Park 2013.  (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

KCBS Cover Story: San Francisco’s Harding Park To Undergo A Facelift

The public golf course is ripping out its greens next week and replacing them, a $1.2 million project.

11/28/2013

A San Francisco Fire Department fire engine. (CBS)

KCBS Cover Story: San Francisco Firefighters Battling Alarming Cancer Rate

Flames and smoke are the visible threat but cancer is a silent killer that is claiming the lives of firefighters.

11/27/2013

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