KPIX said a reporter and a photographer were gathering interviews before 5 p.m. Sunday about the strike at the Oakland Library when a car pulled up and the driver pulled a gun, demanding their camera. The crew surrendered the equipment and began walking away. The suspect then shot the crew’s security guard, Matt Meredith, in the leg, the news station said.
The Bay area is home to Silicon Valley and the tech-savvy market was an early Internet adopter. One of the nation’s longest established newspaper sites, SFGate.com, rules the roost here, but its rivals and some hyperlocal newcomers have made San Franciso-Oakland-San Jose a competitive market.
CBS Local Media today announced the appointments of market communications directors in two of its markets. This new position, CBS says, is an expanded role, with responsibility as spokesperson for all CBS Local Media Properties in each market. Akilah Bolden-Monifa has been named San Francisco Bay Area market communications director, CBS Local Media, effective immediately. […]