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AC Transit

Lewis G. Clinton Jr.

AC Transit’s CFO Pleads Not Guilty To Felonies In Alleged Theft From Oakland Churches

AC Transit’s chief financial officer pleaded not guilty Wednesday to four felony counts of grand theft for allegedly taking more than $500,000 from one of Oakland’s largest and most prominent churches.

05/21/2014

YouTube image of a Night School bus crossing the Bay Bridge. (Night School)

Startup Shuttle Service To Use School Buses To Take Late-Night Revelers Across The Bay

A new overnight transportation service is set to launch this month targeting late-night revelers on both sides of the bay in order to get them home safely.

05/14/2014

Surveillance footage of Maria Francisco when she was injured riding on an AC Transit bus in 2011. (CBS)

Woman Awarded $14.3 Million After Breaking Back On AC Transit Bus In San Pablo, Daughter Gets $1 Million

A jury has awarded an East Bay woman more than $14 million, after she became injured when the AC Transit bus she was riding in hit a speed bump in an incident caught on surveillance video.

05/07/2014

Bay Area Transit Workers Go On Strike

Oakland Merchants Concerned AC Transit’s Rapid Bus Plans Will Hurt Local Business

A number of East Oakland merchants want to put a detour in the path of AC Transit’s proposed Bus Rapid Transit along a stretch of International Blvd., because they’re concerned with how it will affect their businesses.

04/29/2014

Lewis G. Clinton Jr.

AC Transit Chief Financial Officer Accused Of Embezzling Funds From Oakland-Based Church

The chief financial officer for Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District has been arrested and accused embezzling more than a half-million dollars from religious organizations that provide for the poor, according to prosecutors.

04/14/2014

Luke 'Sasha' Fleischman (Family photo/CBS)

16-Year-Old Accused Of Burning Teen On Oakland Bus Ordered To Stand Trial

An East Bay teenager accused of setting the clothing of a gender-neutral teen on fire on a transit bus has been ordered to trial.

03/06/2014

Authorities on the scene of a shooting of an AC Transit bus on the corner of 78th and Bancroft Avenues in Oakland on February 20, 2014. (CBS)

Man Killed, Transit Bus Hit By Gunfire During Bloody Day In East Oakland

A man was killed in a gun battle stemming from an argument on an AC Transit bus in East Oakland Thursday afternoon. The shooting was among several that took place in the area over a five-hour span.

02/20/2014

Luke 'Sasha' Fleischman (Family photo/CBS)

Bid To Prosecute AC Transit Burning Suspect In Juvenile Court Denied

A judge on Thursday denied a bid by a 16-year-old boy to be tried as a juvenile, rather than an adult, on an aggravated mayhem charge for allegedly setting a skirt-wearing teenager’s clothing on fire on an AC Transit bus in November.

01/16/2014

New AC Transit Bus

AC Transit Workers Approve Tentative Agreement, Strike Averted

Alameda-Contra Costa Transit workers have ratified a tentative contract agreement, averting a possible strike threatened after union votes rejected two previous agreements earlier this year, AC Transit officials said.

12/27/2013

New AC Transit Bus

AC Transit Union Members To Vote On Contract Deal

AC Transit drivers and mechanics are voting Friday on a tentative deal reached just before a cooling off period ordered by the governor ended last week.

12/27/2013

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