Margie Shafer

Traffic in San Francisco's South of Market neighborhood. (SFMTA)

San Francisco Bicycle Coalition Wants To Know Most Dangerous Streets, Starts #ParkingDirtySF Social Media Campaign

This comes as San Francisco officials are looking to crack down on drivers who double park or “block the box.”

12/24/2014

Damage left on a Toyota Camry after a window washer fell from above California St. in San Francisco. (CBS)

Family Of San Francisco Window Washer Who Survived 11-Story Fall Asking For Donations To Cover Hospital Bills

A donation fund has been started for the San Francisco window cleaner who survived an 11-story fall last month.

12/22/2014

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Embattled CPUC President Michael Peevey Presiding Over Final Meeting – ‘I Surrender, Don’t Shoot’

The embattled president mentioned a long list of accomplishments during his tenure, but failed to address the San Bruno pipeline explosion and backdoor dealings with PG&E.

12/18/2014

Dried and cracked earth is visible on an unplanted field at a farm on April 29, 2014 near Mendota, California.(Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Tree Rings Reveal Most Severe California Drought In 1,200 Years

A new study that counted tree rings shows California’s drought is the worst in 1,200 years. While offering historical perspective, one interpretation says it will take more than one year’s rainfall to repair the damage done.

12/05/2014

The massive sinkhole in San Francisco's Richmond District continues to grow in size. (Margie Shafer/CBS)

Work Continues to Repair Growing Sinkhole In San Francisco’s Richmond District

A massive sinkhole in San Francisco’s Richmond District is continuing to grow in size since it opened after heavy rains Tuesday night. Work crews will continue Thursday morning to replace the aging pipeline that ruptured.

12/04/2014

Pedestrians on the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco, California. (Anna Duckworth/CBS)

More Than 20,000 Sign Petition To Block Proposed Sidewalk Toll On Golden Gate Bridge

The Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District Board of Directors has been considering a fee for pedestrians and bicyclists who cross the span.

11/27/2014

University of California, Berkeley campus. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

UC Berkeley Police Investigating Sexual Assault In Campus Dorm

Police said the suspect followed the victim into Griffith Hall Monday night without an access card, and grabbed her under her skirt.

11/26/2014

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San Francisco Teachers’ Union Reaches Tentative Contract With School District

San Francisco Unified School District announced a tentative agreement for a three-year contract with the teachers’ union on Tuesday that would include a 12-percent, retroactive raise across the board.

11/25/2014

Hundreds of UC Berkeley students walked out of class Monday to protest plans to hike tuition. (photo credit: Margie Shafer)

Hundreds Of UC Berkeley Students Walk Out Of Classes To Protest Planned Tuition Hikes

Hundreds of UC Berkeley students walked out of classrooms Monday to march in protest of planned tuition hikes.

11/24/2014

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Growing Number Of Drivers Under Influence Of Marijuana Worrying Bay Area Traffic Officials

Cases of people driving with drugs in their system are on the rise in California, and state traffic safety officials said they are especially concerned about those who use marijuana, then get behind the wheel.

11/20/2014

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