Public Works

Flooding in San Francisco, December 3rd, 2014 (CBS)

San Francisco Pleads For Public’s Help Cleaning Out Storm Drains In Advance Of Monster Storm Due Wednesday Night

The potential flooding is so severe, and so imminent that San Francisco public works officials are actually asking for the public’s help clearing out clogged storm drains and other parts of the runoff system in advance of Thursday’s deluge.

12/09/2014

A car damaged by falling boulders near San Francisco’s Telegraph Hill. (CBS)

6-Month Telegraph Hill Rockslide Prevention Project Begins In San Francisco

San Francisco Public Works began a six-month project this week to stabilize the crumbling cliff at Telegraph Hill below Coit Tower to improve the stability of the hillside and to prevent future rockslides.

11/21/2014

A Menlo Park woman is on a mission to save this redwood tree from PG&E trimmers. (CBS)

San Francisco’s Tree Maintenance Program Has Been A Death-Sentence For Some Trees

San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors are trying to figure out how to stop a tree-maintenance program that virtually everyone agrees is a horrible idea. For some street trees it’s been a death sentence.

10/28/2014

A noose was found hanging on an Oakland Public Works truck used by African-American workers. (CBS)

Noose Found On Oakland Public Works Truck Used By African-American Employees

Oakland police say they are investigating reports that a noose was found placed on a city Public Works truck used by African American employees, and the workers union says they have no doubt it the move was rooted in racism.

08/27/2014

Bill Murray (credit: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

Bill Murray Joins Disney’s ‘Jungle Book’ Cast

Find out which character the “Grand Budapest Hotel” star will be playing in Disney’s new adaptation of the Rudyard Kipling classic

08/04/2014

Bill Murray 
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Watch Out For The Bill Murray Art Show in San Francisco

“Now if you’ll excuse me, I’m going to go on an overnight drunk, and in 10 days I’m going to set out to find the shark that ate my friend and destroy it. Anyone who wants to tag along is more than welcome.”

06/04/2014

A tree fell on a car on Lombard street in San Francisco. (CBS)

Tree Falls On Car, Blocks Traffic In San Francisco’s Marina District

A tree fell on a car on Lombard street in San Francisco’s Marina district, blocking traffic Monday morning, police said.

06/03/2013

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Oakland Public Works Crews Fixing 1000s Of Potholes

Oakland Public Works Agency crews are planning to fix more than 3,000 holes on the city’s roads this year during their Pothole Blitz that kicks off Monday.

04/27/2013

A general view of McCovey Cove and AT&T Park before Game Four of the NLCS during the 2010 MLB Playoffs between the San Francisco Giants and the Philadelphia Phillies on October 20, 2010 in San Francisco. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Artillery Shell Found Near AT&T Park

The all-clear signal has been given after a suspicious device shut down the area near AT&T Park in San Francisco for nearly four hours Friday, a police spokesman said.

07/27/2012

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Best San Francisco Pride 2012 After-Parties

Fall in love with San Francisco’s Gay Pride Week and discover the variety of nightlife available in the city. Whether you want loud and all night or a quiet drink with locals there is something for you, just read below.

06/11/2012

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