Streets

The 'Light Rail' light sculpture would stretch the length of Market Street in Downtown San Francisco (TheLightRail.org)

San Francisco Supervisor’s Streetlight Legislation Aims To Improve Maintenance, Safety

San Francisco Supervisor Scott Wiener has been beating the drums for better street lighting for years and now he’s pushing some legislative changes.

09/15/2014

Crews work to fix a pothole on 106th Avenue in Oakland, California on May 15, 2014. (Margie Shafer/CBS)

Oakland To Spend Next Several Weeks Fixing Major Pothole Problem

The city hopes to fix thousands of potholes over the next several weeks, part of an annual blitz to fix the streets of Oakland.

05/15/2014

Intersection where a pedestrian was hit by a car and seriously injured in San Francisco.

The Most Dangerous Intersections For Pedestrians In San Francisco

San Francisco pedestrian crashes, and fatal crashes are increasing, and causing city leaders and advocacy groups to demand change. Which intersections and streets are most dangerous?

02/13/2014

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Oakland Mothers Launch Program To Get Guns Off The Street

The goal is to get 100 guns off the streets of Oakland.

05/26/2012

San Francisco Muni

Bus System Gets Green Light For SF’s Van Ness Avenue

One of San Francisco’s most congested streets may soon have a new feature that could dramatically improve mass transit on the roadway.

05/16/2012

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San Jose City Council Funds 400 Miles Of Road Repairs

Drivers can expect a much smoother ride on some of San Jose’s bumpiest roads now that the city council has given the thumbs-up to a limited amount of funding for priority road repair.

03/28/2012

Police have shut down a section of San Francisco’s Larkin Street to investigate a shooting that occurred there Wednesday afternoon. (photo credit: Joshua James Abeyta)

Suspect Dies A Day After Shootout With San Francisco Police

A man died Thursday night after being injured when he exchanged gunfire with police in San Francisco a day earlier…

12/16/2011

Police have shut down a section of San Francisco’s Larkin Street to investigate a shooting that occurred there Wednesday afternoon. (photo credit: Joshua James Abeyta)

Suspect Shot In Gun Battle With San Francisco Police

Police have shut down a section of San Francisco’s Larkin Street to investigate a shooting that occurred there Wednesday afternoon.

12/14/2011

An Oakland Police patrol car. (CBS)

Budget Cuts Mean Oakland Police Recovering Fewer Guns Off The Streets

Layoffs and budget cuts have hurt the department in their efforts to get the deadly weapons off the streets and out of the hand of criminals.

09/03/2011

Storm drain (Wikipedia)

Vallejo Police Report A Rash Of Storm Drain Thefts

The grates over storm drains have been disappearing in Vallejo at a rapid pace, leaving several dangerous gaping holes next to street curbs.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–08/04/2011

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