Mike Sugerman’s About The Bay

About The Bay: BART Strike Blues For San Francisco's Glen Park BusinessesAs the BART strike continues, the collateral damage can be seen everywhere. I decided to take a walk around one of areas among those likely hardest hit by this strike—Glen Park. The San Francisco neighborhood is like a small village in the urban landscape, full of mom-and-pop stores. Glen Park depends on the roughly 15 thousand riders who use its BART station.
About The Bay: Shopping The America’s Cup WayMany people might think of the America's Cup sailing race as NASCAR on the water, but it's clear who these races are geared to. The sails are big billboards for sponsors.
About The Bay: Surprise! Tourists In Rental Cars Mailed Bills For Crossing Golden Gate BridgeTourists visiting San Francisco like to rent cars and head to the Golden Bridge overlook in Marin County so they can snap photos of the themselves with the iconic landmark in the background as a lasting reminder of their trip. But many are receiving another reminder when they come home, a bill for the toll.
About The Bay: Sizzling Summer Temperatures Along Bay Area Coastline?I live in the southwestern section of San Francisco and last week, there was a heat wave—well sort of. Last Tuesday, temperatures reached 109 degrees in some areas around the bay while The City’s Ocean Beach reached a cool 69 degrees.
About The Bay: Napa Valley Home Tackles Military SuicidesMilitary veterans are taking their own lives at an alarming rate. A facility in the Napa Valley is looking to counter the trend.
About The Bay: Learning From Distracted Driving The Hard WayKCBS and CBS 5's Mike Sugerman had to learn the hard way about the dangers of distracted driving. Luckily, no one was hurt.
'Alcatraz' TV Show Fans Leaving Prison Tours To Search For 'Secret' RoomSome fans of the Fox network television show "Alcatraz" have been infiltrating guided tours on the real-life island to search for a top secret room that only exists on the scripted drama.
About The Bay: Community Of Sharing Emerges As Economy Limps AlongRemember when neighbors used to borrow things from one another? It's a concept that's coming back, though often with a price these days.
About The Bay: Spotty Cell Service Ironic At AT&T ParkAfter AT&T spent $52 million for naming rights, it stands to reason that they'd want their own product to work well at the ballpark.
About the Bay: New Year Resolutions As New Year approaches, most people try to make a change for the better. But during his travels About the Bay, Mike Sugerman found keeping those resolutions isn't easy.
Bay Area Retail Employees Endure Holiday Shopping RushFor the people helping hurried and stressed out customers, it was becoming anything but the most wonderful time of the year.
Mike Sugerman's About The Bay: How To Fake It As A FanThe SF Giants are the talk of the town. But if you're a bit out of the loop, KCBS' Mike Sugerman learned how to sound like a diehard fan during his travels, About the Bay.