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Survival

Lizz Westman

Hiker Stranded In Sierra Nevada Survived By Eating Bugs, Treating His Broken Leg

A hiker who was stranded for six days in California’s Sierra Nevada with a badly broken leg says survival mode kicked in when he treated his own injury and sought sustenance by eating crickets and moths, and drinking melting ice.

07/16/2014

Gene Penaflor

Family Of Man Found In Mendocino Forest Recall 19-Day Ordeal

A 72-year-old San Francisco man is recovering after he was found alive Saturday after spending nearly three weeks lost alone in the woods. Gene Penaflor was finally reunited with his family Saturday, hours after he was spotted in the wilderness of northern California.

10/14/2013

Gene Penaflor

72-Year-Old SF Man Survives On Squirrels During 19-Day Ordeal In Mendocino Forest

A San Francisco man was rescued this weekend after spending three weeks lost in the Mendocino National Forest, where he survived below-freezing temperatures and subsisted on a diet of squirrels and other wild animals.

10/13/2013

Devastation in town destroyed by tsunami (KCBS)

KCBS Cover Story: Japan Recovering From Deadly Earthquake And Tsunami

In this KCBS Cover Story, reporter Holly Quan visits Minamisanriku, a city still trying to recover from last year’s earthquake and tsunami in Japan.

08/09/2012

Mountain Lion

Marin County Man Laying Low After Surviving Mountain Lion Attack

A Marin County man is recovering at home after being attacked by a mountain lion in the Sierra Nevada foothills early Sunday morning.

07/03/2012

Bologna family

KCBS Cover Story: Widow Speaks About Life In Hiding After SF Triple Killing

After losing her husband and two sons, Danielle Bologna said she has lived in hiding and fear of retaliation.

06/05/2012

Medical Generic, caduces

New Stroke Response System Unveiled In Contra Costa County

Stroke victims in the East Bay will now have a greater chance of survival with the introduction of a new system of care designed specifically for those who suffer the debilitating effects of a stroke.

01/04/2012