Safety

Gorillas are seen in an enclosure at the San Francisco Zoo, November 10, 2014. (San Francisco Zoo)

SF Zookeepers Claim Managers Ignored Safety Concerns About Gorilla Enclosure

Kabiba, the young gorilla crushed by a hydraulic door, did not have to die, according to five San Francisco zookeepers.

11/20/2014

Knightscope K5 Security Robot. (CBS)

Inventors Of ‘Crime-Fighting’ Robots Reboot From Previous Business Failure

The creators of the security robots now patrolling the Silicon Valley say they are moving on after a previous high-profile business failure that resulted in bankruptcy, disappointed investors, and dashed hope for a depressed Indiana town.

11/20/2014

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Consumer Watchdog Releases List Of 10 Most Unsafe Toys In Time For Holidays

As we get closer to the season of giving gifts, a consumer watchdog group has released its annual list of the 10 most unsafe toys. Did any of these toys make your child’s wish list?

11/19/2014

Sixteen-month-old Kabibe was becoming stronger and more 
independent every day. Photo by Marianne Hale

San Francisco Zoo Enclosure Where Gorilla Was Killed May Be Outdated and Unsafe According To Expert

The San Francisco Zoo needs to update its enclosure where a baby gorilla was crushed and killed a week ago, according to a gorilla expert hired by the zoo.

11/14/2014

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Five Travel Scams To Avoid

Here are five of the most common travel scams you need to be on the lookout for when traveling.

10/30/2014

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Safety Tips For Trick-Or-Treaters On Halloween Night

Boo! The Livermore Police Department issued these safety tips to ensure trick-or-treaters and their parents have a safe, fun and memorable Halloween.

10/29/2014

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UC Berkeley Study Finds Motorcycle Lane Splitting Is Sometimes Safe

For years, California drivers and motorcyclists have been at odds over the practice of lane splitting, but now, a U.C. Berkeley study suggests that – at certain speeds – the practice of passing traffic between lanes is safe.

10/24/2014

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List Of Cars Affected By Airbag Recall

A defect in the devices can possibly kill or injure the driver or passengers. Is your car on the list?

10/22/2014

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US Agency Warns Nearly 8 Million Car Owners To Get Air Bags Fixed

The inflator mechanisms in the air bags can rupture, causing metal fragments to fly out when the bags are deployed in crashes.

10/22/2014

San Francisco International Airport. (CBS)

Taxi Drivers Say SFO Is Making A Big Mistake By Allowing Lyft, Uber To Operate At Airport

Members of the San Francisco Airport Commission have approved a three-month trial period that will allow Lyft, Uber and Sidecar to operate at SFO International Airport, but cab drivers say it’s a big mistake.

10/21/2014

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