US Orders Extra Air Cargo Screening For Flights From MideastU.S. authorities issued an emergency order Monday requiring additional screening of cargo on flights departing for the United States from five Mideast countries, citing a threat of terrorism.
Loaded Cargo Ship Possibly Stranded In San Francisco BayA loaded cargo ship appeared to be stuck near Treasure Island Monday morning after departing the Port of Oakland.
Nuclear Risk In Cargo At Nation's Ports Could Be Reduced By Gamma Ray Scanning16,000 nuclear weapons exist in the world, and with millions of shipping containers passing through America's ports, the demand for better screening of shipments has never been higher. New research into nuclear materials detection could help.
Overturned Big Rig Spills Wine Onto Busy Road Near ModestoA big rig carrying wine has crashed, spilling liquid all over Maze Blvd. near South River Road in Stanislaus County Wednesday morning.
California Citrus Prices Dive As Port Labor Problems Keeps Product In U.S.The Port of Oakland's slow recovery after a massive West Coast labor-dispute is no consolation to local citrus growers, whose exports to Asia could become almost worthless.
President Obama Deploys Labor Secretary To Intervene In West Coast Port DisputeThe nation's top labor official was scheduled to arrive in the Bay Area Monday to sit down with both sides of the contentious west coast port dispute sometime tomorrow.
Ship Berthed At Port Of Oakland Catches FireOakland fire crews said a two-alarm fire aboard a ship berthed at the Port of Oakland is under control Sunday evening, according to the department’s official Twitter account.
Japanese McDonald's Running Out Of French Fries Due To Ongoing Labor Dispute At West Coast PortsOperations at West Coast ports, including Oakland, are expected to resume Monday morning after a weekend shutdown that was the latest turn in an on-going labor dispute.
Cargo Pilots Say Fatigue Leading To Big Danger BelowDozens of huge cargo jets fly over Bay Area neighborhoods daily, and the pilots flying them say lack of rest is creating a big danger below.
Big Rig Driver Suffers Asthma Attack, Spills Grapes On Hwy 101 In Sonoma CountyGrapes that spilled from a big-rig after the driver had an asthma attack closed a portion of U.S. Highway 101 near Cloverdale in Sonoma County Sunday
Israeli Ship Blocked By Port Of Oakland Protesters Departs, Returns Hours LaterAn Israeli-owned ship moored at the Port of Oakland that has drawn protesters since Saturday apparently departed Tuesday afternoon after being unable to unload its cargo.
Blue Whale Study Shows Endangered Creatures Spending Time In Busy California Coast Shipping ChannelsA satellite study of blue-whale movements shows the endangered creatures cluster for long periods in busy shipping lanes off the California coast, putting them at risk for collisions with large vessels like the cargo ships going in and out of San Francisco Bay.