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Cars illegally parked on the median along Dolores Ave. in San Francisco. (CBS)

San Francisco Parking Officials Turn Blind Eye To Double-Parking Churchgoers, Dolores Park Visitors

San Francisco parking officials are turning a blind eye to worshipers and Dolores Park visitors double parking at medians on several streets on Sundays.

03/23/2015

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Marin County Median Home Price Nudging Up Against Million Dollar Mark At $999K

The median price for a Marin County home is nudging up against the million-dollar mark.

01/25/2015

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Golden Gate Bridge Reopens After Movable Median Barriers Installed Over Weekend

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — The Golden Gate Bridge reopened Sunday evening after the longest closure of the span ever to allow installation of a movable median barrier. The bridge opened around 9:30 p.m. Sunday, about […]

01/11/2015

Zipper truck preparing for construction of a movable median on the Golden Gate Bridge (photo credit: Anna Duckworth, KCBS)

‘Zipper’ Trucks Arrive, Ready For This Weekend’s 52-Hour Golden Gate Bridge Shutdown

Two “zipper” trucks have arrived and are set to do some heavy lifting for this weekend’s 52-hour Golden Gate Bridge shutdown for the installation of moveable median barriers.

01/06/2015

Simulated image of movable median barrier on the Golden Gate Bridge. (Golden Gate Bridge Highway & Transportation District)

Golden Gate Bridge Closing Jan. 10-12 For Installation Of Median Barrier

Golden Gate Bridge Highway and Transportation District officials are stepping up their efforts to spread the word about a big change coming up for drivers who use the iconic span and its impending closure next weekend.

12/29/2014

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New Hampshire Woman Fined After Stopping On Highway To Save Stranded Ducklings

A New Hampshire woman who called police after stopping in a highway median to help some stranded ducklings plans to fight a $44 ticket.

07/22/2014

San Francisco Homes For Sale

Bay Area Home Buyers Need Four Times Income Of Some Other U.S. Residents To Afford Average Home

A study from home mortgage tracker HSH.com indicates the average worker in the San Francisco Bay Area needs to earn $137,129 a year to buy the median-priced home in the region, more than four times the salary required in the five cheapest metropolitan areas: Cleveland ($29k), Pittsburgh ($30k), St. Louis ($31), Cincinnati ($31) and Detroit ($32k).

05/20/2014

'Charm' the Chihuahua rescued from a freeway median in Contra Costa County is reunited with her family. (Source: Contra Costa County Animal Services)

Chihuahua Found On I-680 Median Reunited With Family In Martinez

A Chihuahua found wandering on the middle of a busy Bay Area freeway has been reunited with her family after being rescued by a CHP officer.

05/15/2014

Cars pass through the Golden Gate Bridge toll plaza. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Longest-Ever Golden Gate Bridge Closure Planned For October

For the first time in its history, the Golden Gate Bridge will have to be shutdown for a weekend so work crews can install a new moveable-median barrier, a bridge spokeswoman said.

03/11/2014

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - MAY 27: A view of the Golden Gate Brdige from the Marin Headlands on May 27, 2012 in San Francisco, California. The Golden Gate Bridge celebrates its 75th anniversary today. The 1.7 mile steel suspension bridge, one of the modern Wonders of the World, opened to traffic on May 27, 1937. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Golden Gate Bridge Officials Approve Moveable Concrete Median

The Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District’s board of directors voted Friday morning to accept the final design and approve the purchase and installation of a moveable median barrier on the bridge.

09/20/2013