San Rafael Man Pleads Guilty To Robbing Elderly Sausalito Woman

A San Rafael man pleaded guilty to robbing an elderly Sausalito woman of her checkbook and stealing over $6,000 from her in 2012, police said.


Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) trains sit idle at a BART maintenance facility. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

BART Overhauling Safety Standards After Deadly Weekend Accident

BART is permanently dropping a controversial safety protocol known as “simple approval” after two workers were killed on the tracks over the weekend, a BART manager announced at the transit agency’s board meeting in Oakland Thursday.


Sidewalk Sitter

Homeless Getting Checks For Destroyed Property During Sacramento Raids

Homeless people are getting checks for property destroyed during Sacramento police raids on illegal campsites.


A worker surveys a burned home near the epicenter of the gas line explosion that devastated a neighborhood in San Bruno. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Bruno Residents Begin Receiving Donation Checks

San Bruno residents affected by September’s natural gas explosion that claimed eight lives and destroyed dozens of homes finally began receiving their share of cash donations Wednesday.


Unemployment, job cuts, layoffs

Unemployment Benefits Run Out For Thousands Of Californians

If you think times are tough now, they’re about to get tougher for nearly a half million unemployed Californians whose jobless benefits will run out by the end of this week.


Apple iPhone 4. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

PayPal iPhone App Lets You Scan Checks To Deposit

Betting you wouldn’t trek to your bank or the closest ATM if you didn’t have to, PayPal has added a feature to its free iPhone application that lets users deposit checks into their PayPal accounts by taking a picture of them.

CBS San Francisco–10/07/2010