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Maurice Muccular escaped a Hayward fire.  (CBS)

Hayward Fire Department Investigating Carport Fire Hours After Child Escapes Nearby Apartment Blaze

Three people jumped to safety and a 3-year-old child was thrown from a second-floor window to a neighbor on the ground during a fire at a Hayward apartment late Thursday night, a spokesman said.

03/07/2014

Students in San Francisco being trained to be crossing guards on March 3, 2014. (Commodore Sloat Elementary School)

Parents Behave Better With Children As Crossing Guards, SF Schools Roll Out Kid Patrols

The new program, implemented Monday at Commodore Sloat Elementary School, comes following a rash of vehicle versus pedestrian collisions in San Francisco over the past year, several of which were fatal.

03/03/2014

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Daily Madden: Time To Separate Fans From Players In Basketball Arenas

A fight broke out between fans and players after fans stormed the court following Utah Valley University’s upset win over New Mexico State Thursday night.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–02/28/2014

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Larry Magid: Tech Analyst To Host Safer Internet Day Event

Our technology analyst is hosting a Safer Internet Day event in Washington D.C. that will include executives from Google, Facebook and Tumblr executives as guest speakers.

02/11/2014

A law enforcement official runs towards a massive fire in a residential neighborhood September 9, 2010 in San Bruno. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

State Senate Committee Probes California Public Utilities Commission Over Safety

A state senate subcommittee will probe the California Public Utilities Commission on Monday in San Francisco about it’s perceived lack of safety enforcement in the years since the San Bruno gas pipeline explosion.

11/18/2013

Construction on the fourth bore of the Caldecott Tunnel. (MTC)

Fire Safety Tests Underway Ahead Of New Caldecott Bore Opening

Fire safety drills were taking place in the Caldecott Tunnel’s new fourth bore Monday in preparation for the bore’s opening later this month.

11/11/2013

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Dr. Rebecca Bailey’s Tips For A Safe Halloween

Going trick-or-treating with the kids this Halloween? Elizabeth Bailey RN and Dr. Rebecca Bailey’s have some helpful tips for ensuring a safe and fun night out in the neighborhood.

10/31/2013

A law enforcement official runs towards a massive fire in a residential neighborhood September 9, 2010 in San Bruno. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Peninsula City Leaders Call For Pipeline Safety Transparency At Legislative Hearing

An array of officials from San Bruno, San Carlos and other Peninsula cities called at a state legislative hearing in San Carlos Monday for more, better, and more technical information about pipeline safety.

10/29/2013

Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) trains sit idle at a BART maintenance facility. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

BART Overhauling Safety Standards After Deadly Weekend Accident

BART is permanently dropping a controversial safety protocol known as “simple approval” after two workers were killed on the tracks over the weekend, a BART manager announced at the transit agency’s board meeting in Oakland Thursday.

10/24/2013

Ray Rice #27 of the Baltimore Ravens is tackled by Donte Whitner #31 of the San Francisco 49ers during the first half at M&T Bank Stadium on November 24, 2011 in Baltimore, Maryland.  (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

49er Safety Says He’s Changing Legal Name To ‘Donte Hitner’

Meet Mr. Hitner. Called by that name for years out of respect for his hard-hitting defense, San Francisco safety Donte Whitner has filed paperwork in Ohio through his lawyer to formally change his name by removing the `W’

10/02/2013

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