Margie Shafer

Sebastian Johnson, a four-year-old boy rescued from a fall off of a cliff at Bodega Bay with two of the firefighters who rescued him, Lou Stoerzinger (left) and right Marco Barros (right). (Photo credit: Margie Shafer)

Boy Who Fell From Cliff At Bodega Bay Reunites With Rescuers

The four-year-old boy who fell off a 230-foot cliff at Bodega Bay while walking with his family in early November continues to recover, but had a heartwarming reunion with his rescuers at UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland.

01/14/2015

A Muni T-Third light rail streetcar crosses over the Islais Creek Channel heading southbound San Francisco. (lensovet/Wikimedia Commons)

San Francisco’s Mayor Lee Sheds Light On Financing Muni’s Light Rail Expansion

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee may have already announced a major expansion of Muni’s light-rail fleet, but at a news conference he said options to finance the multi-million dollar project are still being considered.

01/13/2015

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California State Senator Introduces Law That Would Require Ignition Locks For Drivers Convicted Of DUI

State Sen. Jerry Hill along with members of Mothers Against Drunk Driving introduced legislation at a news conference Monday that would require all drivers convicted of DUI to install an ignition interlock device on their vehicles.

12/29/2014

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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