Enough Signatures Gathered To Put Referendum On California’s Plastic-Bag Ban On 2016 BallotThe secretary of state's office says a referendum seeking to repeal California's statewide ban on plastic bags has qualified for the November 2016 ballot.
List Of Bay Area Sandbag Locations By CountyHere are sandbag locations around the Bay Area.
Environmental Group Warns Of Toxics In Halloween Costumes, Bags, AccessoriesAn environmental group has issued a warning about kids’ Halloween costumes and trick-or-treat bags found with what the group claims are elevated levels of toxic chemicals.
California Becomes 1st State To Ban Single-Use Plastic BagsGov. Jerry Brown on Tuesday signed the nation's first statewide ban on single-use plastic bags at grocery and convenience stores, driven to action by pollution in streets and waterways.
TSA Studies Plan To Screen Baggage Based On Passenger's Security RiskThe TSA is studying plans to give luggage different levels of screening depending on the passenger.
How To Never Lose Your Luggage AgainWhile fewer bags are being lost by the airlines these days, people are still stealing them! Which is why Air France and KLM have spent the last year developing two gadgets that help prevent luggage from being lifted.
Southwest Increasing Fees, Planning To Charge No-ShowsSouthwest will still allow travelers to bring two free checked bags, but plans increase the charge for a third bag from $25 to $75 and double the overweight fee to $100.
San Jose Plastic Bag Ban Starts On SundayThe ban on single-use plastic shopping bags that takes effect in San Jose on Jan. 1 applies to all retailers, not just grocery stores.
San Francisco May Expand Plastic Bag BanLegislation in San Francisco to ban all retailers and restaurants from using plastic bags and mandating a charge for each recycled bag is moving forward, after the measure got a green light yesterday by a supervisors' committee.
San Jose Stops Supplying Doggie Cleanup BagsMore budget cuts in San Jose could mean messier parks because the city is no longer supplying plastic bags to help dog-walkers clean up after their pets.