Jeffrey Schaub

Bay Bridge Officially Re-Opens After Years Of Repairs

California Paid For Bridge Repairs While A Wind Farm Project Recouped Costs From Same Contractor, Same Flaws

The Chinese company that fabricated faulty sections of the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge had similar problems with some towers it manufactured for a massive wind farm in the North Sea. A Bay Area legislator now claims that Caltrans knew about cracks in that project, but didn’t do anything about it.

12/22/2014

Protesters in Berkeley face off with police in riot gear. (KCBS)

Berkeley Mayor Wants Violent Protesters And Looters To Unmask Themselves

Berkeley Mayor Tom Bates said he wants the people who are causing widespread violence during protests in his city to “take off their masks and show us who you really are.”

12/08/2014

Robin Williams performing at the Punch Line in San Francisco, California on October 17th, 2012. (Photo Credit: Alex Stack, via the Punch Line Facebook page)

Tunnels North Of Golden Gate Bridge May Finally Get Named After Robin Williams

State Assemblyman Marc Levine has formally proposed legislation that would name the highway tunnels near the northern end of the Golden Gate Bridge after Robin Williams. Caltrans maintains they never had an official name.

12/01/2014

Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi serving food at St. Anthony's Dining Room in San Francisco on the day before Thanksgiving. November, 26th 2014. (photo credit: Jeffrey Schaub)

Congresswoman Pelosi Joined By Grandchildren To Serve Food At SF’s St. Anthony’s Dining Room

Bay Area Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi visited St. Anthony’s dining room in San Francisco with her grandchildren Wednesday as part of a family tradition that goes back many years.

11/26/2014

(Mark Evans/Getty Images)

Tiburon Police Chief Says Public Input Necessary On Implementing Surveillance Technology

Tiburon’s police chief said he believes cities and counties should include the public in any decision to place surveillance cameras on roadways or in public spaces.

11/17/2014

Cormorants nesting on the old Eastern Span of the Bay Bridge. (Caltrans/CBS)

Bay Bridge Demolition Project Delayed 6 Months Due To Nesting Birds

The demolition of the Bay Bridge’s old eastern span will be delayed for at least six months because of nesting birds that refuse to vacate the structure, a transportation official told KCBS.

11/17/2014

Electric Muni buses make their way down Stockton Street in San Francisco's Chinatown District. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Is Traffic Congestion in San Francisco Really Improving? One Study Says It Is

A study shows car traffic has dropped in San Francisco in recent years, despite economic boom and the growing population. However, the study says driving speeds are “increasing moderately.”

11/14/2014

A flood gate in front of a business in San Anselmo, California. (Jeffrey Schaub/CBS)

Flood Gates Help Spare 2 San Anselmo Businesses From Major Damage Following Water Main Break

Employees said they were fortunate, following a water main break that sent a river of water past their businesses.

11/13/2014

Oakland Kaiser Permanente

Kaiser Nurses Citing Ebola Safety Concerns Begin 2-Day Strike On Tuesday

About 18,000 nurses who work for Northern California Kaiser Permanente Hospitals, and other facilities, plan to go on a two-day strike Tuesday morning citing Ebola safety concerns and general patient care.

11/10/2014

San Francisco International Airport. (CBS)

Taxi Drivers Say SFO Is Making A Big Mistake By Allowing Lyft, Uber To Operate At Airport

Members of the San Francisco Airport Commission have approved a three-month trial period that will allow Lyft, Uber and Sidecar to operate at SFO International Airport, but cab drivers say it’s a big mistake.

10/21/2014

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