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Space X's Falcon 9 rocket launches on January 10, 2015 as it heads to space from pad 40 at Cape Canaveral, Florida, carrying the Dragon CRS5 spacecraft on a resupply mision to the International Space Station (ISS). The Dragon cargo vessel should arrive at the space station at 6:12 am (1112 GMT) on January 12, NASA said. The cargo ship is carrying more than 5,000 pounds (2,268 kilograms) of supplies to the astronauts living in orbit. (BRUCE WEAVER/AFP/Getty Images)

California-Based SpaceX To Attempt A Do-Over Of Failed Rocket Booster Landing

The SpaceX company will take a second stab this weekend at landing a rocket booster on a platform floating off the Florida coast.

02/07/2015

Window washers await rescue after getting stuck on the side of an Oakland building. (CBS SF)

Firefighters Stage Dramatic Rescue After Window Washers Are Stranded Mid-Air At Oakland High-Rise

Office workers, pedestrians and drivers witnessed a nail-biting drama high above the ground at 11th and Broadway in Oakland, Thursday, when a couple of window-washers became stranded on a platform hundreds of feet in the air.

10/02/2014

Mehserle served for two years on the BART Police force and had become a father within days of the shooting. (CBS)

Court Gives Oscar Grant’s Father OK To Sue Ex-BART Cop For Fatal Shooting

A federal appeals court in San Francisco Tuesday cleared the way for a trial on two civil rights lawsuits filed against former BART police officer Johannes Mehserle and other officers by the father of Oscar Grant III and five of Grant’s friends.

07/30/2013

Yahoo Website

Yahoo Revamps Email In Bid To Catch Up With Gmail

Aside from the new look unveiled Tuesday, Yahoo introduced email apps for the iPhone, iPad and mobile devices running on the new Windows 8 operating system.

12/11/2012

BART Police

Off-Duty Cop Causes Gun Scare At Pleasant Hill BART Station

Three BART trains were delayed Tuesday morning after a handgun sighting on a platform at the Pleasant Hill BART station caused a stir among morning commuters.

02/28/2012

BART train, station

BART Protesters March For 5th Consecutive Monday

About two-dozen anti-BART protesters marched along San Francisco’s Market Street Monday evening in the fifth consecutive Monday rush-hour demonstration.

09/12/2011

BART protest

Another Protest Planned On SF BART Station Platform

Another Monday means another protest at downtown San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit stations.

09/12/2011

Arrested

Redwood City Man Arrested For Masturbating On Caltrain Platform

A 59-year-old Redwood City man was arrested for indecent exposure on Thursday after he allegedly masturbated on a Caltrain platform in San Carlos.

CBS San Francisco–06/18/2011

Sunset Ridge Elementary School in Pacifica (www.pacificasd.org)

Pacifica School Raises Money For Whale Watching Platform

A Pacifica elementary school that has a great view of the ocean is trying to put together enough materials and funds to build a platform where students can watch migrating whales.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–06/01/2011

Caltrain, San Francisco station

Caltrain Hits Bumper At San Francisco Station; 4 Hurt

Four Caltrain passengers were injured Wednesday morning when a train pulling into the San Francisco station hit a bumper at the end of the platform, a Caltrain spokeswoman said.

CBS San Francisco–03/02/2011

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