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BART board members applaud after unveiling a model of the car to be rolled out by next year and in full use by 2017. (CBS)

BART Directors Vote In Favor Of Compromise On New Car Design

BART directors voted 5-2 Thursday in favor of a proposal for the design of future train cars that seeks to achieve a compromise between the competing requests of bike riders, wheelchair users and blind people.

06/12/2014

Damage left after a crash on June 8, 2014 involving Oakland Mayor Jean Quan. (CBS)

Oakland Mayor Quan Defends Herself Against Cellphone Use Claims After Weekend Crash

Oakland Mayor Jean Quan is looking into getting a staff or volunteer driver after her involvement in a West Oakland car crash Sunday where witnesses say she ran a red light and was talking on her cell phone.

06/09/2014

A car sits damaged after an accident in Oakland with Mayor Jean Quan. (CBS)

Oakland Mayor Jean Quan Involved In Car Crash

Oakland Mayor Jean Quan was involved in a car crash Sunday after witnesses say she ran a red light while possibly talking on her cell phone.

06/08/2014

A San Francisco Police patrol car (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Man Tries To Ram San Francisco Police Car As Officers Respond To Car Theft

A man tried to ram into a San Francisco police car in the city’s Western Addition neighborhood Saturday night, police said Monday.

06/02/2014

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Suspect Arrested In Novato After Automatic License Plate Reader Discovers Stolen Car

Officers arrested a suspect after a patrol car equipped with an automatic license plate reader discovered a stolen vehicle with stolen plates Saturday in Novato, police said.

05/25/2014

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Suspect Driving Stolen Car Causes Injury Crash On Highway 17 Near Scotts Valley

Police in Scotts Valley were seeking one or more suspects who caused an injury collision while driving a stolen car on state Highway 17 early Saturday morning, police said.

05/25/2014

A man was killed while sitting in a car in East Oakland Monday night. (CBS)

Man Shot, Killed While Sitting In Car In Oakland

A man was fatally shot Monday night while he was sitting in a car in East Oakland, police said.

05/19/2014

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GM Recalls 2.7M More Cars; ‘Major Announcement’ From Feds To Come At 11:15 A.M.

U.S. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s Acting Administrator David Friedman are holding a press conference.

05/16/2014

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American Cars In Decline? GM’s Role In The International Recall War

GM is on track to break the American automaker record for the most recalls in a single year, ever.

05/15/2014

A 16-year-old boy was shot and killed in Richmond on April 8, 2014. (CBS)

Woman Killed In Crash That Caused Richmond Power Outage

Police are investigating a fatal, high-speed crash that caused a power outage in Richmond on Tuesday night.

05/14/2014

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