Stan Bunger

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‘Women Make 60 Percent Less’ Statistic Is Troubling When Used As ‘Fact’

Once a soundbite or buzz phrase escapes into the wild, it’s pretty tough to shove it back into its cage.

02/25/2015

An unidentified man left a $3,000 tip at Roka Akor restaurant in San Francisco on January 14, 2013. The man also wrote "Tips for Jesus" on the bill. (CBS)

Time To End Tips? There Must Be A Better Way To Compensate Restaurant Workers

When San Francisco Chronicle restaurant critic Michael Bauer speaks, people tend to listen. I’m thrilled to see Bauer call for an end to the practice of tipping in restaurants, but I wonder if his call will be heard by the right people.

02/18/2015

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Presenting ‘Both Sides’ Of Vaccine Debate Gets Tricky During KCBS Interview With ‘Age Of Autism’ Author

After weeks of listening to people revile the parents who don’t get their kids vaccinated, I thought it would be a good idea to ask the people who question the childhood vaccination program why they think the way they do.

02/05/2015

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Commentary: Community Colleges Are Valuable, Not ‘High Schools With Ashtrays’

I’m going to sidestep the question of how we pay for this (and I realize that’s a pretty big step) to focus on what’s at the core of this: a recognition that community colleges are more than just “high schools with ashtrays”, as they’ve often been called. Way more.

01/22/2015

Cooked Turkey

The ‘KCBS Thanksgiving Kitchen’ With Stan Bunger

KCBS’s Morning Anchor Stan Bunger shared a turkey recipe for the Thanksgiving holiday…

11/12/2014

The Beatles

KCBS Reporter Recalls Beatles Exclusive Interview 50 Years Ago Today Ahead Of Landmark Cow Palace Concert

Beatlemania was in full flower on this date in 1964, and for Bay Area Beatlemaniacs, it was D-Day.

08/19/2014

(Photo courtesy of Teresa O'Brien)

When Beatlemania Reached The Bay Area 50 Years Ago This Week

Beatlemania hit the Bay Area 50 years ago this week, back on August 18th, 1964. We take a look at how fans and the media alike fed into the frenzy created by John, Paul, George and Ringo.

08/18/2014

Atlanta Falcons v San Francisco 49ers

Goodbye, and Good Riddance, Candlestick

COMMENTARY: Please forgive me if I don’t get too sentimental about the last event ever at Candlestick Park. Oh sure, there have been plenty of memorable moments in that old dump, but let me counterbalance all the nostalgia with a few not-so-warm memories.

08/14/2014

49ers/Saints Past Match-Ups

KCBS Sports Fans: Drug Lawsuit Further Tarnishes NFL Experience

The phrase “peak oil” was in vogue a few years back. Geologist M. King Hubbert theorized the world was about to hit the peak of its petroleum-extraction capabilities and it would all be downhill after that.

05/20/2014

FBI agents search a home on the 600 block of 42nd Ave. in San Mateo, part of a number of raids in the Bay Area and Sacramento, March 26, 2014. (CBS)

NFL Agent Marlon Sullivan Charged In Murder Plot, Tied To Leland Yee, Raymond Chow

COMMENTARY: The headlines scream about State Senator Leland Yee and Chinatown mobster Raymond “Shrimp Boy” Chow, but the evidence against NFL sports agent wunderkind Marlon Sullivan could shake the sports world.

03/27/2014

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