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Margie Shafer

Kids at Bessie Carmichael Elementary School in San Francisco show off their reflective wristbands on April 10, 2014. (Margie Shafer/CBS)

San Francisco Elementary School Kids Get Important Lesson On Pedestrian Safety

Students at Bessie Carmichael Elementary School in San Francisco were given reflective slap wristbands to help them stand out when they are walking, while getting some advice from Police Chief Greg Suhr.

04/10/2014

Former San Francisco Supervisor Ed Jew. (CBS)

Disgraced Former SF Supervisor Ed Jew Sentenced To More Jail Time

Former San Francisco Supervisor Ed Jew appeared in court Friday where a judge sentenced him to more time in a county jail.

04/04/2014

A mock-up of the EMAS system being installed at San Francisco International Airport. (Margie Shafer/CBS)

SFO To Install System To Stop Runaway Planes On Its Short Runways

Two runways at San Francisco International Airport (SFO) will be closed in the coming months to improve runway safety zones by adding collapsible concrete to prevent plane overruns.

03/20/2014

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee and other dignitaries attend a groundbreaking for the remodeling of the Bayview Opera House and the Ruth Williams Memorial Theatre. (CBS)

San Francisco’s Oldest Theater Is In The Bayview; Will Undergo Renovation

Not many realize San Francisco’s oldest theater is located in the Bayview District. Built in 1888, the Bayview Opera House and Ruth Williams Memorial Theatre will undergo a $5.3 million renovation.

03/12/2014

Minimum Wage Set To Increase In San Francisco

San Jose Marks 1 Year Of Minimum Wage Increase, Other Cities Look To Follow Suit

San Jose State University marked the city’s one-year anniversary of the passage of their minimum wage increase, by holding a rally with guest speakers on Tuesday. Now other cities are looking to follow suit.

03/11/2014

A BART train at Embarcadero Station in San Francisco. (CBS)

BART Hires Employee To Seek Out Homeless, Find Them Help

The homeless often make their way to BART stations, platforms and trains, but the agency has taken steps to reach out to them by hiring a crisis intervention coordinator and mental health liaison.

03/10/2014

A sign outside The Willows bar at Folsom and 12th streets in San Francisco asks patrons to remove their Google Glass. (Margie Shafer/CBS)

Google Glass Wearers Banned From San Francisco SoMa Bar

A San Francisco South of Market bar frequented by a high-tech crowd has banned patrons from wearing Google Glass while inside the establishment.

03/04/2014

Two teenagers and a rescuer gather around an injured companion at San Francisco China Beach, February 27, 2014. (CBS)

Teenager Injured When Three Fall Over Cliff at SF China Beach

San Francisco firefighters were called to China Beach on Thursday to rescue three teenagers who fell over a cliff along the shore.

02/27/2014

An aerial view of the eastern span of the Bay Bridge on September 8, 2013. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Caltrans Hopes Rain Will Help Them Solve Leak Issues On Bay Bridge

Officials said that despite the leaks on the Bay Bridge, the span is safe to drive across.

02/26/2014

Work site where scaffolding collapsed on February 20, 2014. (Margie Shafer/CBS)

Workers Expected To Recover After Fall From Scaffolding In San Francisco’s SoMa

Two workers who fell Thursday from scaffolding at a skyscraper under construction in San Francisco’s South of Market neighborhood are expected to survive their injuries, a senior vice president with the project’s construction company said Friday.

02/21/2014

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