Susan Leigh Taylor

Phone book, yellow pages

Berkeley Seeking Opt-Out Ordinance For Yellow Pages Delivery

Berkeley has moved another step closer to adopting a Yellow Pages program that would make it easy for locals to decline delivery. The goal is to eliminate the estimated 50,000 Berkeley phone books that go from the front porch, straight into the recycling bin.


lake tahoe

Swimmers Ask ‘Where’s The Beach?’ As Tahoe Water Level Near Record High

The water level in Lake Tahoe is the highest it’s been in years. While this summer had many folks at Lake Tahoe searching for a dry beach to lay down a towel, this is great news for downstream water users in the coming year.


The Red Vic Movie House on Haight Street in San Francisco.  Photo Credit: Luis Villa del Campo.

Longtime SF Haight Movie House Shutting Its Doors

Before the credits roll on San Francisco’s iconic Red Vic Movie House, the theater planned to host two final sold-out shows Monday evening.

CBS San Francisco–07/25/2011

Tom Lantos headshot, as US Representative of California

Human Rights Center Named For Late Peninsula Congressman Opens

Thursday marked the inauguration of a new human rights center in Budapest named after the late Peninsula Congressman Tom Lantos. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and her predecessor Condoleezza Rice joined Lantos’ family for the ceremony.


Cold & Rain

Bay Area’s Unusually Wet, Cool Spring Not Going Away Yet

June 1st typically has many Bay Area residents headed for the pool, the amusement park or some other outdoor activity where the weather can be enjoyed. Suffice it to say that is not happening this year.


Lexington Reservoir

Spring Weather Means Delicate Balancing Act For Bay Area Water Officials

Hopefully, we’ve seen the last of the heavy rain for awhile, and now state water managers have to decide what to do with all the water that makes up this year’s massive snow pack.


BART subway cars sit idle in train yard in Hayward, (AP)

National Report Questions Quality Of Bay Area Infrastructure

Most of us are aware that our country’s infrastructure could use a little work, but a new report reveals just how bad things really are, including in portions of the Bay Area.


Study: Medical Marijuana Leaves Big Carbon Footprint

A new study found indoor medical marijuana growers now account for 3 percent of California’s electricity usage, enough to power 1 million homes.


The sun shines bright in the blue skies over the Bay Area. (CBS)

Record Temperatures Heat Up Bay Area

After weeks of stormy weather, the Bay Area forecast for the coming days calls for sunshine and a run of high temperatures that broke records Wednesday.

CBS San Francisco–03/30/2011

John Madden (KCBS)

Daily Madden: Spring Training Ends; NCAA Cinderella Debate

Both the San Francisco Giants and Oakland A’s are back in the Bay Area after spring training in the desert, and will meet in exhibition games this week. Madden notes the Giants’ playoff run and World Series effectively extended their season by a month.