Rebecca Corral

Alzheimer's

Bay Area Expert Weighs In On GPS Shoes For Alzheimer’s Patients

There’s good news for families of Alzheimer’s patients now that two companies are collaborating on a shoe with GPS technology.

10/30/2011

music notes

San Francisco Girls Chorus Receives International Honor

Winners of five Grammy Awards, the San Francisco Girls Chorus has been honored again. The group placed second in the “Let the Peoples Sing” international youth choir competition.

10/19/2011

Anna Deavere Smith

One-Woman Show Addresses Health Care At Berkeley Rep

Anna Deavere Smith’s one-woman performance takes on the nation’s health care industry and politics though language and a multitude of impersonations drawn from numerous interviews.

09/04/2011

Magnolia flowers. (AP Photo)

Oakland Guerrilla Gardener Beautifies the Streets

An Oakland guerrilla gardener is making the street medians in Oakland beautiful simply for the love of his neighborhood.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–08/28/2011

Half Dome seen from the road to Glacier Point in Yosemite. (David McNew /Newsmakers)

Man Dies In Fall Down Face Of Yosemite’s Half Dome

A Los Gatos man died at Yosemite National Park on Monday when he fell from the face of Half Dome, the National Park Service said Wednesday.

CBS San Francisco–08/24/2011

kittens

Pet Food Chain Helps Out San Francisco Animal Shelter

Dogs, cats, and other family pets have been hit especially hard by the economy with more people forced to give up their pets when household money runs out. A pet food chain store is helping one Bay Area shelter find home for abandoned cats and kittens.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–08/22/2011

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San Francisco Researcher Offers Hope For Tsunami Warning System

The system would rely on technology that is currently used to monitor ocean currents.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–08/18/2011

San Jose's 911 Dispatch Staff Grows

Bay Area Congresswoman Pushes Funding For ‘Next Generation’ 911 System

The “Next Generation 911″ system would allow callers to text, send photos and video to 911 dispatch centers.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–08/03/2011

A United Airlines 757 in flight after takeoff from San Francisco International Airport. (AP file photo)

Flying Public Caught In Push And Pull Between Airlines, IRS

Airlines have been reluctant to refund the federal taxes collected illegally after the partial shutdown of the Federal Aviation Administration.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–07/29/2011

Gay Lesbian Military, homosexual

Repeal Of ‘Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell’ Hailed By Bay Area Activists

Friday’s move to end the military’s 18-year-old ban on openly gay troops will help remove a tremendous burden from gay and lesbian members of the armed forces.

CBS San Francisco–07/22/2011

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