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A mock-up of the EMAS system being installed at San Francisco International Airport. (Margie Shafer/CBS)

SFO To Install System To Stop Runaway Planes On Its Short Runways

Two runways at San Francisco International Airport (SFO) will be closed in the coming months to improve runway safety zones by adding collapsible concrete to prevent plane overruns.

03/20/2014

Charles Woodson, Coye Francies

Woodson Agrees To 1-Year Deal To Stay With Oakland Raiders

A person with knowledge of the deal says Woodson is expected to officially sign the contract on Thursday. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the team has not announced the signing yet. ESPN first reported the deal.

03/20/2014

Parisian Morning Jog (credit: MARTIN BUREAU/AFP/Getty Images)

How To Stay Healthy While Traveling

Whether it’s a business trip, vacation with family or a solo venture, there’s nothing much worse than feeling under the weather or having an upset stomach from unhealthy foods. Here are 10 tips to stay healthy while traveling.

03/18/2014

traffic light, signal, stop

San Rafael Giving Up On Traffic Cameras That Catch Red-Light Runners

The City of San Rafael is calling it quits on a five-year program to snapshot drivers who run red lights because police say it didn’t make much of a safety impact.

03/11/2014

Smoke detector ( FRED DUFOUR/AFP/Getty Images)

Bay Area Residents: Reset Clocks, Check Smoke Alarms, Daylight Saving Time Begins

Bay Area public safety officials are reminding residents to not only reset their clocks for daylight saving time, which begins early Sunday morning, but to also check smoke alarms and other emergency equipment.

03/08/2014

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

(Andrew D. Bernstein/NBAE via Getty Images)

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

Diana Hicks, Keyboard

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

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