Last summer’s oil train accident in Quebec that killed 47 people has lawmakers and others in the Bay Area concerned that it could happen here as volume of crude oil and other petroleum products arriving from North Dakota and Canada to local refineries is surging.
The first week of spring has brought sunny skies and warm temperatures, but rain is expected to return to the Bay Area by Tuesday.
The Bay Area is grappling with an accelerating shift in its socioeconomic structure. The rich are getting richer, the poor are getting poorer and the middle-class is, simply, disappearing. In a five-part Cover Story series, KCBS’ Doug Sovern investigates just how hard it is for working-class people to make a living and how quickly American dream for advancement is slipping away.
Thursday is the first day of spring, and the rainy season is quickly coming to a close and rainfall in the Bay Area has been far below normal for this time of year, potentially setting up a long-term drought for California, a National Weather Service hydrologist said.
49 of the Bay Areas best young spellers visited the KPIX 5 studios on March 15th hoping to become the regional spelling champion.
Lake Tahoe is not only one of the most beautiful places to visit not far from the Bay Area, it’s also one of the most affordable, which makes it a perfect destination for college students
Sailing, biking, learning, and an Olympics for beer! So many fun (and often FREE!) things to do in the Bay Area!
The state Employment Development Department said Friday the rate was down from 8.3 percent in December and from 9.5 percent a year earlier.
Plenty of wine, music, food, sports, and some free stuff in this week’s “15 Things You Can Do In The Bay Area.”
A massive storm is expected to soak the Bay Area this weekend, which could lead to flooding. Several cities have announced locations to pick up sand bags. This list will be updated as new information becomes available.