Window Washers

UCSF's hero washing crew. 
(UCSF Benioff Children's Hospital)

UCSF Children’s Hospital Patients Witness Superheroes Scaling Hospital Walls

Some children fighting the good fight at the University of California San Francisco’s Benioff Children’s Hospital got some backup Wednesday morning.


Window washers await rescue after getting stuck on the side of an Oakland building. (CBS SF)

Crews Rescue Window Washers Stuck Outside Downtown Oakland High-Rise

Crews rescued two window washers stuck on malfunctioning equipment outside of a high-rise in downtown Oakland Thursday morning.


Window-Washing Scaffold

Dangling Window-Washing Rig Secured On San Francisco High-Rise

A street reopened in San Francisco’s Financial District Friday morning after being closed beneath a window-washing scaffold that was hanging unsafely from a high-rise. That rig has since been secured, a fire official said.


window washer rescue

2 Dangling Window Washers Rescued From San Francisco High-Rise

Two window washers were rescued from a high-rise in San Francisco’s Mission Bay neighborhood Thursday morning after the scaffolding they were on gave way, a fire department spokeswoman said.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–08/04/2011

Fundraiser for Window Washers

ORINDA, Calif. (KCBS) It’s money well spent. That’s what those who buy and sell at the Orinda Farmers’ Market are saying about a fundraiser following a public tragedy last month.