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A Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) train sits idle at the Millbrae station on July 3, 2013 in Millbrae. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

BART Criticized For Not Advertising Four Openings On Its Board Of Directors

BART is facing criticism for not publicizing that four board of directors seats are up for November’s election and that open filing for the positions is available for the next three weeks.

07/14/2014

Forever Tango Cheryl Burke

15 Things To Do In The Bay Area — Week Of July 13-July 20th

Tall ships, Jazz, Chinese Pioneers, And Tango are all part of 15, mostly free things to do in the Bay Area.

07/11/2014

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El Nino Likely To Return To Drought-Stricken California This Winter, Intensity Unknown

After some of the driest years on record in California, El Nino conditions are likely to return this upcoming winter. It is unclear if the amount of rain will be enough to help the state emerge from the drought.

07/10/2014

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Bay Area Government Agencies Make Largest Electric-Car Purchase In U.S.

More electric cars are coming to the Bay Area after the Metropolitan Transportation Commission made one of the largest purchases of electric cars in the nation.

07/09/2014

A Bay Area car owner says his insurer gave him two bad choices when he submitted a vandalism claim for his prized 2004 Volvo station wagon (CBS)

Bay Area Car Owner Battles Insurance Company Trying To Total His Volvo After Vandalism

Car insurance is supposed to protect you when your car gets damaged. But, a Bay Area car owner says his insurer gave him two bad choices when he submitted a vandalism claim for his prized 2004 Volvo station wagon – and neither would result in the simple repairs he needed.

07/07/2014

Beach cleanup scene (CBS)

Environmental Group Names Bay Area’s ‘Dirtiest’ Beach

A Marin County beach has earned the dubious distinction of being named the dirtiest in the Bay Area.

07/07/2014

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15 Things To Do In The Bay Area — Week Of July 7th-July 13th

Air guitar championships, Liberty Ships, and a Horror Campout!

07/07/2014

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Jury Rejects Civil Rights Lawsuit Filed By Oscar Grant’s Father

A jury has rejected a civil rights lawsuit filed by Oscar Grant’s father, stemming from Grant’s killing by BART police officer, Johannes Mehserle, in 2009.

07/01/2014

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15 Things To Do In The Bay Area This Week — June 28th-July 6th

Ballroom, foods on a stick, beer, baseball, and so much free stuff!

06/30/2014

Relatives of people who committed suicide are present as Golden Gate Bridge District officials approve a $76 million suicide prevention barrier for the iconic bridge's span. (photo credit: Holly Quan)

Golden Gate Bridge Officials Approve $76 Million Suicide Barrier

The Golden Gate Bridge is a big step closer to getting a suicide barrier after bridge officials approved a $76 million funding package for a net system that would prevent people from jumping to their deaths.

06/27/2014

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