Mark Seelig

A donor gives blood. (CBS)

Red Cross Calls On Bay Area Residents To Donate Blood

The American Red Cross is especially looking for four blood types: O+, O-, A- and B-, all of which are at critically low levels.

06/12/2012

Oakland police officers block a sidewalk (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Now Hiring: Oakland Set To Add Police Officers

Oakland is looking for qualified applicants to join two police academies being held later this year.

06/10/2012

Artist's conception of a California high-speed rail train. (California High-Speed Rail Authority)

California High-Speed Rail Faces New Legal Challenges

Farmers in the Central Valley have filed a pair of lawsuits claiming the path of the bullet train line will severely impact farming in the community.

06/03/2012

Two San Francisco Muni N Judah streetcars on Judah St. near 9th Ave. (Lennart Bolks)

San Francisco Muni N-Judah Repairs On Schedule

Relief is in sight for tens of thousands of San Francisco Muni riders who have been impacted by repairs to the N-Judah line this past week. A transit spokesman says service should be up and running by Monday morning.

06/02/2012

San Francisco City College (CBS)

City College Of San Francisco May Close Campuses Over Budget

The school’s board of trustees is looking at all of its options, including possibly closing campuses, cutting classes and staff layoffs.

06/01/2012

A foreclosure sign hangs on a fence in front of a foreclosed home on April 6, 2011. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Foreclosure Crisis Prompts Oakland Bank Demonstrations

Members of a coalition aimed at making mortgage relief a key issue this election demonstrated at major banks in Oakland Thursday

06/01/2012

Fort Point and Golden Gate Bridge

Golden Gate Bridge Suicide Barrier Closer To Federal Funding

The Golden Gate Bridge just celebrated 75 years since its opening to the public in 1937, but after decades of wrangling there’s now positive movement in getting a suicide barrier built on the bridge.

05/28/2012

Police Sirens

Survey Finds DUI Fatalities Down In California

The survey by the California DMV, which looked at the years 2000-2010, found a sharp drop in DUI-related fatalities, and an overall increase in arrests.

05/20/2012

A construction crane. (AP)

Oakland Uptown Development Breaks Ground, Hopes To Attract ‘Working Class’

Oakland’s Uptown neighborhood is welcoming the groundbreaking of a new affordable housing development that will take about 15 months to complete.

05/19/2012

(CBS)

Norovirus Outbreak Affects 2 Pacifica Elementary Schools

Most of the students who have fallen ill attend Ocean Shore Elementary School, and there have been a few cases at Ortega Elementary School since the bug first surfaced on May 8, said Superintendent Wendy Tukloff.

05/18/2012

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