Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Smartphones Banned From AirlinersPassengers and flight crews will be banned from bringing Samsung Galaxy Note 7 smartphones on airline flights under an emergency order issued Friday by the Department of Transportation in response to reports of the phones catching fire.
Toxic Chemical Banned From Antibacterial Soap Is Still Legal In ToothpasteThe FDA has banned a controversial chemical found in antibacterial soap, but it turns out that ingredient is still legal in toothpaste.
San Francisco Supervisors Propose Ban On Wild & Exotic Animals For Entertainment PurposesA group of San Francisco supervisors has proposed a ban on wild and exotic animals for entertainment purposes. The ban would apply to movie shoots, circus acts and street performers, although domesticated horses are exempt.
Junipero Serra H.S. Football Team Banned 2 Years From Playoffs For Not Playing Consolation GameA decision to not play in a consolation football game has landed one of the Bay Area’s top high schools some stiff penalties.
Bay Area Wood Burning Banned For 5th Straight Spare The Air DayAnother Winter Spare the Air alert has been issued for Tuesday, the fifth day in a row that wood burning will be banned in the Bay Area.
339 Riders Banned From BART System For Domestic Violence, Drug Sales, Other OffensesOver 300 people have been banned from the BART system after the transit agency’s law went into effect allowing them to issue stay-away orders.
Oakland Moves To Flip Decades-Old Pinball Ban And Work On New Gambling LawsThe Oakland City Council's public safety committee is proposing a game-changing move that would reverse the city's decades-old ban on pinball machines.
Antioch City Council Votes To Ban Feeding Of Stray Cats Animal advocates were left disappointed Tuesday after the Antioch city council approved a new ordinance that outlaws feeding abandoned cats on public property.
Levi's Stadium, Home Of 49ers And Super Bowl L, To Ban Bugles, Reptiles, And Spilling AnythingCome the first 49ers game, or Super Bowl L, there will be plenty of beer and football inside the new Levi's Stadium, but don't expect to tap your own keg, toss a football, play a bugle, spill any substance, or bring your pet Gila monster.
Lack Of Approved Landing Spots Makes Seattle-Type Helicopter Crash Unlikely In SFA helicopter crash like the one that killed two people in Seattle Tuesday morning is unlikely to happen in San Francisco, because helicopters are not allowed to land in the city outside of an emergency.
20th Spare-The-Air Alert Of Season Issued For FridayMore air will be spared on Friday, as a series of “Winter Spare the Air” alerts issued by the Bay Area Air Quality Management District continues.
Justin Timberlake's New Video Briefly Banned On YouTubeThe music video for the "Suit & Tie" crooner's latest single "Tunnel Vision" has drawn controversy for its abundance of female nudity...