Bob Butler

Southwest Jets lined up at an airport terminal (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Southwest Employees Picket Over Hiring Of Temporary Workers

Workers at Southwest Airlines held an informational picket outside Oakland International Airport on Thursday after contract negotiations have stalled.

03/28/2013

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SF Merchants Concerned About Sunday Parking Meter Enforcement

San Francisco merchants are concerned the enforcement of parking meters on Sundays will deter customers from frequenting their businesses.

01/02/2013

Oscar Grant III (CBS)

Vigil Held For Oscar Grant In Oakland 4 Years After BART Shooting

Four years after his shooting death by a BART police officer, a vigil was held in Oakland for Oscar Grant asking for justice and that criminal charges be brought against the officers involved.

01/01/2013

A volunteer disposes a used syringe of heroin. (Sutanta Aditya/AFP/Getty Images)

New California Law Offering Immunity For Reporting Drug Overdoses

A new state law goes into effect Jan. 1, 2013 that may help save the lives of substance abusers: it offers immunity to users if they call 911 to help someone who has overdosed on drugs.

12/18/2012

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San Francisco Charities, Volunteers Serve Thousands Of Thanksgiving Meals

Volunteers began chopping, slicing and dicing at San Francisco’s Glide Memorial Church early Thanksgiving morning in the Tenderloin where the church will serve more than 5,000 meals to the poor and homeless.

11/22/2012

Northbound traffic stopped on the Golden Gate Bridge following a multi-vehicle crash, April 24, 2012. (CBS)

Golden Gate Bridge Moveable Concrete Barrier Likely 2 Years Away

A long-awaited plan to install a moveable concrete barrier on the Golden Gate Bridge is inching closer to reality, but government bureaucracy could delay the project until 2014.

11/12/2012

Crews work on construction of Presidio Parkway, the Doyle Drive replacement project. (SFCTA)

Caltrans Says Doyle Drive Construction To Create Jobs, Not Traffic Jams

Motorists should expect no major traffic problems when the next phase of the Doyle Drive replacement project gets started later this year, Caltrans officials said.

10/12/2012

Chicago Bears v Oakland Raiders

Raiders Fans Excited For NFL’s Relaxed TV Rules

Fans of the Oakland Raiders are supporting a new rule by the National Football League making it easier for teams to televise their home games locally.

08/13/2012

Antioch Police

Antioch Residents March Against Crime

Members of various Antioch churches united Sunday in the name of crime prevention. The evening gathering included prayers and a march through an older area of town.

07/09/2012

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Station Closures, Holiday Fireworks Spark Concerns For E. Bay Firefighters

Firefighters in Eastern Contra Costa County are expressing concern about the upcoming Fourth of July holiday. Specifically, they fear the closure of a number of the area’s fire stations on Sunday leaves the community particularly vulnerable during a dangerous time.

07/02/2012

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