The San Francisco Board of Supervisors will consider legislation to force merchants to charge for shopping bags, and to ban plastic bags at all stores in the city.
California regulators said Pacific Gas & Electric Co. can start charging its customers fees to avoid having wireless utility meters installed in their homes.
A former technician at the San Francisco Police Department’s crime lab has been charged in federal court with skimming cocaine from the lab, an allegation that forced its closure and the dismissal of hundreds of drug cases.
KCBS’ Mike Sugerman tried to make the switch himself, during his travels About the Bay, but he found that it’s not nearly as simple as it might seem.
One of five defendants charged with the 2008 murder of Novato businessman Tong Van Le pleaded guilty Friday to involuntary manslaughter, and an attorney for one of the other defendants said the plea prompted a decision to delay the start of the trial.
A man already charged with a decades-old rape and murder now faces new charges after DNA evidence linked him to a second murder, the Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Office said Friday.
Consumers may want to think twice before using a credit card to make a dinner reservation. Many restaurants will charge the card a cancellation fee for a last minute change of plans.
Taking Caltrain will cost more starting January 1st. That’s the most notable of the service changes scheduled for Bay Area transit agencies in the new year.
When Ann Wiggins bought a brand new stainless steel Kenmore washer at Sears, she was thrilled. But after a few washes Wiggins said she noticed threads dangling on a few clothing pieces.