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BART Capacity Peaking; Riders In Aging Trains Steaming Amid October Heat

BART ridership is higher than ever but its fleet of train cars is breaking down, especially on hot days. Trains can get so crowded during rush hour that some passengers are unable to get on.

10/07/2014

Navy Blue Angels F/A-18 Hornet (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

15 Things To Do This Week In The Bay Area — Week Of October 5th-October 13th

Fleet Week, Mill Valley film festival, and Bad Movies!

10/06/2014

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Halloween Guide To Parties, Haunted Houses, Pumpkin Patches And More

It is that spooky time of year again and we’ve put together a list of all the best parties, concerts, haunted houses, and pumpkin patches in the Bay Area!

10/03/2014

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Bay Area Pumpkin Patches

It is almost Halloween and that means it is time to carve a Jack-o-lantern. Here is a list of the pumpkin patches in your area!

10/03/2014

Football helmets used by high school teams (KPIX)

Newer, Better High School Football Helmets Still No Guarantee Against Brain Injuries

“If you move from a one-star helmet to some of the better four and five star helmets, you cut your concussion rate in half.” KPIX 5’s comprehensive database reveals which helmets schools are using, and why some may be putting some students at greater risk of brain injuries.

10/02/2014

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First Case Of Enterovirus 68 Confirmed In Solano County

The California Department of Public Health reports that eight cases of EV-D68 are on record in California so far this year.

10/02/2014

A young woman is sitting at the beach of Lake Constance on April 17, 2007, near Lindau, Germany. The un-seasonably warm weather has heralded the start to what weather forecasters predict will be a record breaking summer. (Photo by Johannes Simon/Getty Images)

Warmer-Than-Average Bay Area Weather, Higher Fire Danger In Store For Early October

The Bay Area is warming up just in time for October.

09/30/2014

Northern California Renaissance Faire (credit: Facebook)

15 Things To Do This Week In The Bay Area, Mostly Free — Week Of September 28th-October 5th

Elton John, Poetry Slams, Castro Street Fair, and jousting…

09/24/2014

Commuters board a Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) train in San Francisco, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

339 Riders Banned From BART System For Domestic Violence, Drug Sales, Other Offenses

Over 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.

09/24/2014

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Rain Showers Expected To Hit Bay Area Overnight

For the second time in as many weeks the Bay Area will get a preview of the coming rainy season as light showers move into our drought-stricken region.

09/24/2014

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