‘BART to OAK’ — an automated, frequent-running connector between the Coliseum Station and Oakland International Airport, held its grand opening just in time for service to begin the weekend before Thanksgiving.
Tuesday marked the 36th anniversary Jonestown Memorial held at the Evergreen Cemetery in Oakland to commemorate more than 900 people who died in a cult mass suicide.
Police in San Francisco and Oakland are on standby Tuesday in the event that a grand jury’s decision in Missouri, whether a white police officer will be indicted for the killing of an unarmed black teenager, could lead to protests in the Bay Area.
The demolition of the Bay Bridge’s old eastern span will be delayed for at least six months because of nesting birds that refuse to vacate the structure, a transportation official told KCBS.
California Highway Patrol have located a car of interest, allegedly driven by a suspect in Tuesday’s fatal hit-and-run that killed a 14-year-old boy who was riding a scooter. However, no arrests have been made.
KCBS In Depth co-hosts Jane McMillan and Ed Cavagnaro interview Antwan Wilson, the superintendent of the Oakland Unified School District, about the continuation of the “Thriving Students” program which he says will help inner-city students claim their future.
Less dogma and more dogs is the mantra at an eclectic Christian community in Berkeley where pets are as welcome in the pews as parishioners.
The developers behind Oakland’s Brooklyn Basin project near Jack London Square say the major residential development of 3,100 new homes is starting to take shape.
San Francisco already has the highest minimum wage in the country but voters on Tuesday pushed it even higher. Now, low-wage earners in both San Francisco and Oakland will be getting raises.
Berkeley’s Measure D Passes Making It First City in U.S. To Tax Soda; San Francisco’s Similar Proposition E Failed
Soda drinkers in Berkeley will soon have to pay an extra cent per ounce to consume their sugary drinks as a majority of voters supported Measure D. It will become the nation’s first tax on soda. Meanwhile, a similar soda-tax measure, Proposition E in San Francisco, failed to pass.