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Runners wearing costumes take part in the ING Bay to Breakers race May 17, 2009 in San Francisco, California. Now in its 98th year, the ING Bay to Breakers 12K is one of the world's largest and oldest footraces.
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Bob Pryor
May 17, 2019 - 3:33 am
It's one of the biggest weekends of the year with some of the most well-known special events taking place all around the Bay Area. That means this is one of the biggest Major Timesaver reports from Bob Pryor of the KCBS Radio traffic team.
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FILE- This Oct. 3, 2018, file photo shows the logo of Tesla model 3 at the Auto show in Paris. The National Transportation Safety Board says Tesla’s Autopilot semi-autonomous driving system was in use when one of its cars drove beneath a semitrailer in Florida in March, killing the driver. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena, File)
May 16, 2019 - 9:09 am
DETROIT (AP) — A Tesla Model S involved in a fatal crash with a semitrailer in Florida March 1 was operating on the company's semi-autonomous Autopilot system, federal investigators have determined. The car drove beneath the trailer, killing the driver, in a crash that is strikingly similar to one...
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Levi's Stadium, Santa Clara
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Bob Pryor
May 10, 2019 - 12:35 am
Here's the latest Major Timesaver guide to weekend events and traffic alerts from KCBS Radio's Bob Pryor. The report, published every Friday, rounds up family-friendly events in all corners of the Bay Area and highlights any important spots on the roads and with mass transit that could slow you...
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San Francisco traffic
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KCBS Radio Morning News
May 09, 2019 - 7:03 am
You don't need an academic study to tell you that traffic in San Francisco has gotten a lot worse in the last few years. But a new paper says traffic generated by Uber and Lyft is responsible for almost two-thirds of the increase in congestion over a six-year period. The study argues traffic...
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Ryan Lincoln maneuvers his boat through flood water at the intersection of Pershing Ave and E 2nd St. Thursday, May 2, 2019. Lincoln's employer Hahn Ready Mix allowed him to take time off from work to volunteer ferrying people back and forth to their apartments and businesses affected by the flooding in downtown Davenport. The Mississippi River is expected to reach a record level of 22.7 feet Thursday night. (Kevin E. Schmidt/Quad City Times via AP)
May 03, 2019 - 12:03 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The latest round of Midwestern flooding claimed at least three lives, closed hundreds of roads and forced residents of threatened towns to shore up threatened levees with sandbags as waters rose to and near record levels in some communities. The National Weather Service issued...
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Bay Bridge
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Bob Pryor
May 03, 2019 - 3:06 am
It's time once again for the Major Timesaver weekend guide from KCBS Radio traffic reporter Bob Pryor. Published every Friday, the guide lists events from around the Bay Area and provides you with critical traffic tips that can save you time when you're in the car or hopping on mass transit.
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Google has its headquarters in Mountain View.
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Matt Bigler
May 02, 2019 - 6:11 am
As Google grows rapidly in Silicon Valley, the company is trying to pull off the impossible: expand its offices without making traffic even worse than it already is. In part three of"G-Town," a special report about the search engine's expansion, Matt Bigler takes a look at how the tech giant and...
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A construction crane fell into eastbound and westbound Mercer Street near Fairview Avenue East Saturday, April 27, 2019, in Seattle. Several people were killed and others wounded when a construction crane collapsed in downtown Seattle, pinning cars underneath. (Greg Gilbert/The Seattle Times via AP)
April 27, 2019 - 5:18 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — The Latest on a construction crane collapsed in downtown Seattle (all times local): 5:10 p.m. Seattle's fire chief says the four people who died after a construction crane fell on a street include two crane operators and two people who were in cars below. Fire Chief Harold Scoggins...
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Authorities survey the scene of a fiery crash on I-70 near Colorado Mills Parkway that shut down the highway in both directions on Friday, April 26, 2019. Lakewood, Colo. A truck driver blamed for causing a deadly pileup involving over two dozen vehicles near Denver has been arrested on vehicular homicide charges. Lakewood police spokesman Ty Countryman said Friday that there's no indication that drugs or alcohol played a role in Thursday's crash. (AP Photo/Peter Banda)
April 26, 2019 - 1:56 pm
LAKEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Four people died after a semi-truck hauling lumber lost control and plowed into vehicles on a crowded section of Interstate 70 near Denver, triggering explosions and a fire so intense that it melted the roadway and metal off of cars, authorities said Friday. "It was crash,...
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A view of downtown San Francisco.
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Bob Pryor
April 26, 2019 - 1:30 am
To help ease into the weekend, traffic reporter Bob Pryor has put together his indispensable guide with traffic tips and a rundown of the biggest events around the Bay Area. Every Friday, KCBS Radio publishes his Major Timesaver report. You can get the weekend guide sent straight to your phone by...
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