All News At 50

All News at 50
 
KCBS Radio is celebrating 50 years as The Bay Area's News Station. We're happy to share these sights and sounds from our half-century of service.
 
The fire hydrant, known as "The Little Giant," in the Mission is one of three in San Francisco that will have plaques installed to commemorate their usefulness in stopping the 1906 fire in San Francisco.
Bob Butler/KCBS Radio
Carrie Hodousek
June 24, 2019 - 10:10 am
San Francisco officials plan to honor three fire hydrants credited with saving the city from flames more than 100 years ago.
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Former San Francisco 49ers player Joe Montana before the game against the Los Angeles Rams at Levi's Stadium on Oct. 21, 2018.
Kelley L Cox-USA TODAY Sports
KCBS Radio Morning News
March 15, 2019 - 8:14 am
Joe Montana has issued a statement defending his family's use of the college consultant at the center an expansive criminal case into bribery at selective universities.
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California Highway Patrol CHP
California Highway Patrol CHP (Photo credit: Michael Ludwig)
KCBS Radio Midday News
October 15, 2018 - 11:12 am
There's been a fatal crash on Highway 101 in San Jose that's closed all southbound lanes on Monday morning.
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Dave McElhatton
May 22, 2018 - 6:15 am
When KCBS Radio went all news in 1968, the station's longtime "morning man" Dave McElhatton had to change his game.
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Newspapers
May 22, 2018 - 6:00 am
The all news format's Bay Area arrival was closely-watched by the media industry. San Mateo Times columnist Bob Foster wrote about Bay Area radio and TV stations for many years.
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KCBS logo
May 22, 2018 - 5:45 am
These early "one-sheets" were produced by KCBS Radio to familiarize advertisers and listeners with the station's new format and its key personalities.
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Al Hart in KCBS Radio publicity photo
KCBS Radio archives
May 22, 2018 - 5:45 am
If the music industry had been kinder to Al Hart, he never would have become a Bay Area radio legend. The Minnesota native wanted to be a crooner.
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Don Mozley at microphone
KCBS Radio Archives
May 22, 2018 - 5:30 am
It's likely that Don Mozley set a KCBS Radio record that will never be broken: 50 years on the air. In fact, the broadcaster who passed away in 2011 worked for KCBS Radio before it was KCBS Radio.
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