KCBS Cover Story Series: Getting By – The Bay Area’s Growing Income InequalityThe Bay Area is grappling with an accelerating shift in its socioeconomic structure. The rich are getting richer, the poor are getting poorer and the middle-class is, simply, disappearing. In a five-part Cover Story series, KCBS’ Doug Sovern investigates just how hard it is for working-class people to make a living and how quickly American dream for advancement is slipping away.
KCBS Cover Story: Long-Term Unemployed Dumbing-Down Resumes To Find WorkWhile unemployed job seekers in their 20s find if difficult to find work, those in their 50s are finding it nearly impossible. Research by the Federal Reserve in San Francisco finds that older workers, who are in the ranks of the long-term unemployed, have almost no chance of getting hired.
KCBS Cover Story: San Carlos Firm Outfits Olympians With Custom-Made SkatesHarlick Skates in San Carlos has been making custom boots for Olympians for decades. 15-year-old Polina Edmunds will be wearing a pair of them on Wednesday when she represents the U.S. in competition.
KCBS Cover Story: Two Different Paths For Two Bay Area Same-Sex CouplesSome couples have been in the spotlight, fighting for the legalization of same-sex marriage, while others have laid back, living a fairly normal life in the Bay Area.
KCBS Cover Story: Dog Lovers Unleash Concerns Over GGNRA's Pet Restriction PlanA group of dog-advocates in Marin County are mobilizing to preserve dog walking on parklands that a proposal by Golden Gate National Recreation Area’s draft management may curtail.
KCBS Cover Story: California Drought Severely Impacts Sierra Ski IndustrySome Tahoe-area resorts have not even been able to open their runs due to a lack of snow.
KCBS Cover Story: Fight Hunger Bowl Serves A Great Cause In San FranciscoThe bowl game, held at AT&T Park, has donated more than 300,000 meals to organizations in San Francisco since 2002.
KCBS Cover Story: Bay Area Law Enforcement Agencies Cracking Down On Drunk DriversLaw enforcement agencies across the Bay Area are cracking down on drunk driving throughout this holiday season.
KCBS Cover Story Series: Through the Roof – Solutions To SF’s Housing CrunchIn the fifth and final part of our special Cover Story Series, KCBS reporter Doug Sovern looks at several proposed solutions to the housing crunch, which all may take some time to make a difference as Bay Area rents and home prices keep rising.
KCBS Cover Story Series: Through The Roof – Rip-Offs, Cons Plague Bay Area Rental MarketIn part four of the KCBS Cover Story Series, “Through the Roof,” Doug Sovern looks at some of the rip-offs and cons that have plagued Bay Area renters during the latest boom.
KCBS Cover Story Series: Through The Roof – SF Working-Class Neighborhoods ChangingIn part three of our KCBS Cover Story series, "Through The Roof," reporter Doug Sovern looks at the changing landscape of some of San Francisco's working class neighborhoods.
KCBS Cover Story Series: Through The Roof – Ellis Act Evicts SF RentersIn part two of Doug Sovern's 'Through The Roof' cover-story special he looks at how Ellis Act evictions lead to landlords converting their property into Tenants In Common units at the cost of those with rent-controlled apartments.
KCBS Cover Story Series: Through The Roof - Tech Influx Hikes SF RentsSan Francisco currently has the highest average rent in America. Meanwhile, real estate speculators are cashing in on the boom by snapping up buildings and evicting longtime tenants.
KCBS Cover Story: Previewing UCSF’s New State Of The Art Children’s HospitalIn just over a year, the most state of the art Children's Hospital on the west coast will open in San Francisco, according the UCSF officials. The UCSF facility will replace an old, cramped out-dated space in Parnassus Heights.
KCBS Cover Story: San Francisco’s Harding Park To Undergo A FaceliftThe public golf course is ripping out its greens next week and replacing them, a $1.2 million project.