Mike Sugerman

Steve Longo, member of an all-deaf rock group. (Photo credit: Mike Sugerman)

Hayward Musician Inspires As Guitarist For All-Deaf Rock Band

A man who was inspired by The Beatles as a kid did not let his deafness stop him from pursuing a career in music. Mike Sugerman reports in his About The Bay segment.

06/08/2015

Stand Up claims to let ladies pee with dignity. (www.the-stand-up.com)

Stanford Grad’s Invention Allows Women To Pee While Standing, Avoid Messy Toilets

A recent Stanford grad has come up with a product for women that lets them pee standing up to avoid uncomfortable messes that often accompany public toilets.

05/11/2015

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Where Are You Wasting? A Free Audit Can Conserve Water, Save Money

KCBS’ Mike Sugerman finds out where water is being wasted in his home after a free audit by San Francisco’s water agency.

04/27/2015

A small pool of water is surrounded by dried and cracked earth that was the bottom of the Almaden Reservoir. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

California Drought Is History Repeating Itself; 4th Drought Since 1976

You’ve heard the bad news about California’s drought before. Gov. Jerry Brown created a drought emergency task force – in March of 1977 during Brown’s first stint as governor.

03/30/2015

A homeless man sleeps in the doorway of a closed store in San Francisco, California.(Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

2 SFPD Northern District Officers Trying To Handle Up To 700 Complaints A Month About Homeless

Last week St. Mary’s Cathedral came under fire for their sprinkler system that doused the homeless as a deterrent. Now

03/23/2015

diapers

2 Million Stay-At-Home Fathers May Prove ‘Doofus Dad’ Image Is Dead

More fathers in the United States are staying home these days—either as full-time dads or to work from home. And because there are issues only they could possibly understand, hundreds of them gathered in San Francisco over the weekend to talk “dad” talk.

02/23/2015

Silent Disco

In SF, Silent Disco Devotees Dance, Dance, Dance To A Beat Only They Can Hear

Using wireless headphones, hard-partying music lovers in San Francisco stage street dances without driving the neighbors up a wall.

02/15/2015

Baked goods made with medical marijuana. ( FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/GettyImages)

Non-Regulated, Edible Marijuana Sending Increasing Number Of People To Emergency Room

Doctors say they are seeing a jump in the number of people seeking help at emergency rooms after eating too much marijuana.

01/05/2015

Seth Rogan, James Franco, The Interview Premiere,

KPIX 5’s Mike Sugerman Recruits Moviegoers To Screen ‘The Interview’

With the lure of free popcorn, KPIX 5’s Mike Sugerman recruited about a dozen people to watch “The Interview” in our newsroom, arguably one of the most controversial movies of all-time.

12/24/2014

KPIX Special California's Green Rush

KPIX News Special: California’s Green Rush, The Business Of Marijuana In The Golden State

KPIX 5 News’ in-depth look at the marijuana business in California since it became the first state to legalize the use of medical pot 17 years ago.

12/20/2014

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