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Atmosphere outside the 2012 Crunchies Awards at Davies Symphony Hall. (Steve Jennings/Getty Images for The Crunchies)

Activists Target San Francisco Tech Award Show With ‘Crappie’ Alternative

Activist groups Monday plan to protest a San Francisco tech awards show which gives out so-called ‘Crunchies’ by holding their own version – the ‘Crappies’ – to call attention to what they say are the negative effects of the tech influx.

02/10/2014

A private shuttle bus pulls drives across Market St. in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

SFMTA Set To Regulate Tech Company Shuttles Using Muni Bus Stops

Private tech company buses and shuttles that have been using San Francisco Municipal Railway bus stops could soon have to follow some new rules as the city’s transportation agency board is set to decide on proposed regulations in January.

12/06/2013

A man sleeps on the VTA 22 bus. (CBS)

Silicon Valley’s Homeless Turning To Public Transit For Shelter

Known as “Hotel 22″, the Valley Transportation Authority’s 22 bus operates 24 hours a day between the Eastridge Mall and Palo Alto, some of the most valuable real estate in the country. For many, a night spent circling the South Bay on the bus is the best option to keep out of danger.

12/03/2013

Electric Muni buses make their way down Stockton Street in San Francisco's Chinatown District. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Task Force Calls For $3 Billion In Taxes And Fees To Upgrade SF Transportation

San Francisco taxpayers could be asked to approve $3 billion in taxes and fees to help pay for fixes for the city’s transportation system as a task force assembled by Mayor Ed Lee will bring its recommendations to City Hall on Monday.

11/25/2013

Luke 'Sasha' Fleischman (Family photo/CBS)

Good Samaritan Speaks Out After Helping Teen Set On Fire On Oakland Bus

A good samaritan who rushed to help a high-school student who was set on fire aboard an AC Transit bus earlier this month told his side of the story Wednesday at a “Transgender Day Of Remembrance” in Oakland.

11/21/2013

Derrick Shao, a City College of San Francisco student, was last seen on November 7, 2013. (Shao Family/BCN)

SFPD Asking For Help Finding Missing City College Student

San Francisco police are asking for the public’s help in finding a 20-year-old man who went missing after heading to class at City College last week.

11/12/2013

New AC Transit Bus

New AC Transit Buses Feature Wi-Fi, Storage, Comfy Seating

AC Transit introduced 16 new state of the art coaches Friday for transbay commuters that include free wi-fi, individual reading lamps, low floors, overhead storage and high-back seats.

11/10/2013

Luke 'Sasha' Fleischman (Family photo/CBS)

Berkeley Classmates Wear Skirts To Honor Teen Set Afire On AC Transit Bus

Students and teachers at Berkeley’s Maybeck High School wore skirts Friday in solidarity with a senior at the school who was severely burned while on an Alameda-Contra Costa Transit bus earlier this week.

11/08/2013

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Students Escape School Bus Fire On Highway 101 Near Sausalito

A school bus carrying students caught fire Tuesday morning on southbound U.S. Highway 101 near Sausalito but no injuries were reported, according to the California Highway Patrol.

11/05/2013

AC Transit Bus

Three-Member Board Begins Investigation Of AC Transit Dispute

A three-person panel appointed by Gov. Jerry Brown was holding a hearing Monday on a labor dispute between AC Transit and its workers that nearly led to a strike last week.

10/21/2013

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