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.
 
Former San Francisco Giants player Barry Bonds waves during a ceremony to retire his jersey number before a baseball game between the Giants and the Pittsburgh Pirates in San Francisco, Saturday, Aug. 11, 2018. (Lachlan Cunningham/Pool Photo via AP)
August 11, 2018 - 9:08 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Likely for the last time and almost 11 years after playing his final game, Barry Bonds ran out to his old spot in his No. 25 Giants jersey. "I wanted to be in left field one more time," Bonds said Saturday night. "And I thought it was appropriate. That's what I wanted to do." "...
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FILE - This June 14, 2018, file photo shows the 21st Century Fox logo outside its New York office. Comcast says it’s dropping out of the bidding war for Twenty-First Century Fox’s entertainment business, instead focusing on its bid for Sky.(AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)
July 19, 2018 - 11:38 am
Comcast is dropping its bid for Fox's entertainment businesses, paving the way for Disney to boost its upcoming streaming service by buying the studios behind "The Simpsons" and X-Men...
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Bay Bridge Tunnel Traffic
Dreamstime.com
KCBS Radio Morning News
June 06, 2018 - 6:47 am
SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS Radio) -- Bay Area voters appear to be on the way to raising bridge tolls on the region's state-owned bridges to fund a multibillion dollar package of transportation improvements. Returns tabulated by Wednesday morning showed Regional Measure 3 leading by 53.7% to 46.3%. The...
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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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1986 Flood
State of California/Department of Water Resources
May 22, 2018 - 5:15 am
February 1986 saw Northern California hammered with record-setting rain for days on end. What we now call "atmospheric river" storms dumped unprecedented amounts of rain from the coast to the Sierra
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