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Passengers get off of a Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) train as it arrives at the Daly City station. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Done Deal: BART’s Largest Union Approves Contract

Bay Area Rapid Transit workers’ largest union ratified its contract with the agency on Monday, closing eight months of negotiations that resulted in two strikes that snarled traffic throughout the region and during which two workers were fatally struck by a train.

01/13/2014

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New Year Bringing Minimum Wage Increases For Bay Area Cities

January 1 will bring increases in the minimum wage in San Francisco and San Jose—two of the Bay Area’s largest cities. Meanwhile, California’s minimum wage will also increase later in 2014.

12/26/2013

Striking Oakland City Workers rally and march in front of city hall, July 1, 2013.

Oakland City Workers Return to Jobs After One-Day Strike

Municipal workers in Oakland returned to their jobs on Tuesday after a one-day strike that shut down all but the emergency public services in the city. Union leaders said the work stoppage was designed to send a message to city leaders.

07/02/2013

The floor of the California Assembly during a recent session. (Getty Images/Justin Sullivan)

Lawmakers Return To Sacramento With Many Eyeing New Spending

The California State Legislature returned to work on Tuesday to examine Gov. Jerry Brown’s proposed budget amid a widening divide over how much money the state can spend.

05/28/2013

Accused killer Binh Thai Luc and the scene of five murders at 16 Howth Street in San Francisco. (CBS)

SFPD Holds Neighborhood Meeting On Ingleside Killings

San Francisco police and prosecutors held a town hall meeting Tuesday to address community concerns about the grisly killing of five people last month.

04/10/2012

Bullying

San Francisco’s Mission Middle School Takes A Stand Against Gay and Lesbian Bullying

More than 400 people gathered in San Francisco Saturday morning for an all-day conference focused on the issue of bullying that targets teenage gays and lesbians.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–12/11/2010

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