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Park ranger Betty Reed Soskin (right) being interviewed by KPIX 5's Ann Notarangelo. Soskin works at the Rosie the Riveter/World War II Home Front National Historical Park in Richmond and is the nation's oldest full-time park ranger. (CBS)

92-Year-Old Richmond Park Ranger Furloughed Due To Shutdown

A 92-year-old Bay Area woman who is the nation’s oldest full-time national park ranger said Friday she’s surprised that she has joined the ranks of those currently out of work due to the ongoing U.S. government shutdown.

10/05/2013

Dog Walker Gary Hesterberg was shot with a stun-gun in San Mateo County (San Mateo Sheriff)

Bay Area Dog Walker Hit With Stun Gun Sues Park Service

A San Mateo County man is suing the National Park Service and a park ranger who allegedly shot him with a stun gun for being uncooperative about his off-leash dog.

03/22/2013

Taser, stun gun

Rep. Speier Calls For Investigation Into Dog Walker Tasing

A Peninsula congresswoman wants an independent investigator to determine whether a federal park ranger used excessive force when she used a stun gun on a man walking his dogs.

02/02/2012

Dog Walker Gary Hesterberg was shot with a stun-gun in San Mateo County (San Mateo Sheriff)

Peninsula Park Ranger Uses Stun Gun On Man Walking Dogs Off-Leash

A park spokesman said a man walking his dogs in San Mateo County was hit with a stun gun only after it “developed into a more serious law enforcement situation.”

01/31/2012

Police handcuffs, generic crime

Man Cited For Gun In Occupy SF Camp Arrested Over New Threat

A 23-year-old man who was cited Tuesday for carrying a concealed handgun inside the Occupy SF encampment was arrested again Wednesday for threatening a city park ranger, a police spokesman said Thursday.

11/10/2011

Vernal Falls, Yosemite National Park

Rangers Recover Body of Modesto Man Swept Away At Yosemite Waterfall

Rangers located the body of a Modesto man Friday afternoon, who died after falling into a raging waterfall at Yosemite National Park nearly three weeks ago.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–08/06/2011

Moraga park ranger shooting

Pot Grow Found Near Scene Of Officer Shooting In East Bay Park

East Bay Regional Park District police have found at least one active marijuana cultivation site near a woodland area south of Moraga where suspects opened fire on an officer earlier this week.

CBS San Francisco–07/28/2011

Moraga park ranger shooting

Park Ranger Shot At In Moraga; Suspects Sought

An East Bay Regional Park District police officer was shot at while on patrol in Alameda County Monday evening, police said.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–07/26/2011

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Former Park Ranger Heads East Bay Regional Park District

The East Bay Regional Park District’s Board of Directors announced this week the selection of the district’s new general manager, Robert E. Doyle.

CBS San Francisco–11/13/2010

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