kpix-7-2013-masthead kcbs 7-2013-masthead



California Health Officials Recall Bed, Bath & Beyond Tissue Boxes

California health officials are advising people who bought specialty metal tissue boxes from retail chain Bed Bath & Beyond to return the items because they’re contaminated with low levels of radioactive material.


fireplace, fire, hearth

2nd Straight Spare The Air Alert Issued For Thursday

For the second day in a row, the Bay Area Air Quality Management District is asking residents to refrain from burning wood.


Shiitake mushrooms (AP)

Bay Area Food Importer Recalls Shiitake Mushrooms

The California Department of Public Health is warning the public to steer clear of one company’s imported mushrooms, which may contain high sulfite levels not included on the product label. Brisbane-based Nishimoto Trading Company voluntarily recalled the mushrooms


San Francisco: Living On Borrowed Time?

UC Berkeley Awarded Millions For Quake Early Warning Research

Berkeley scientists studying earthquake early warning in the United States have received a financial boost.


Tow Truck, generic

San Francisco Could Warn Drivers By Text Before Towing

The chances of having your car towed in San Francisco could be reduced under legislation proposed at the Board of Supervisors.


(AP graphic)

New Tsunami Warning Sirens Frighten Some Along The San Mateo Coast

If you live along the San Mateo County coast you may have heard a loud siren Wednesday, but rest assured it was only a test. However, it was unlike any other test conducted along the county’s coast so far.


Shark closure sign at Stinson Beach. (KCBS)

Stinson Beach To Reopen After Shark Sighting Closure

The popular Marin County beach was partially closed after an 8- to 10-foot great white shark was sighted around 2 p.m. Sunday.

CBS San Francisco–06/24/2011

Shark closure sign at Stinson Beach. (KCBS)

Swimming Limited After Stinson Beach Shark Sighting

A U.S. Coast Guard crew has reported spotting a Great White Shark just a few hundred yards off the coast of Stinson Beach in Marin County.

CBS San Francisco–06/20/2011


FDA Issues Warning Against ‘SimplyThick’ For Infants

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is warning the public against feeding SimplyThick to premature infants, health officials said.

CBS San Francisco–05/21/2011


False Alarm Siren Puts Richmond On Edge

A malfunction caused an emergency warning siren to sound for about half an hour in Richmond Tuesday morning, Contra Costa Health Services officials said.

CBS San Francisco–04/12/2011