The East Contra Costa Fire District will close half of its stations and lose 15 of its firefighters next month on the heels of last week’s failed ballot Measure S, the district’s fire chief said Wednesday.
A person threatening to jump from northbound U.S. Highway 101 onto San Francisco city streets Monday afternoon has been talked down and taken into custody, a California Highway Patrol officer said.
It’s the end of the line for a legendary San Francisco eatery that’s been serving diners for more than a century.
The Dumbarton Bridge will be closed to traffic Memorial Day weekend to allow Caltrans and its contractor to significantly advance seismic retrofit work on the bridge, according to bridge officials.
The San Jose City Council is expected to approve a recommendation Tuesday by the mayor to open new libraries. The suggestion would target libraries that have already been built, but have been shuttered because of budget cuts.
A tanker truck overturned in unincorporated Contra Costa County near Hercules Monday morning, prompting the closure of all westbound lanes of state Highway 4 in the area, a California Highway Patrol officer said.
Regulators on Friday shuttered a pair of small banks, including one that operated in Walnut Creek, bringing to 11 the number of U.S. bank failures this year.
The San Mateo County Board of Supervisors on Tuesday will decide whether to close a long-term care facility in Burlingame, a move that could cost as many as 200 jobs and force the transfer of 230 patients who live there.
Principal Patrick Ruff said Monday that the bug hit more than 500 students and 70 faculty and staff altogether.
Some boulders fell shortly around 11:30 p.m. Sunday onto Big Oak Flat Road, the continuation of Highway 120 into Yosemite Valley. It’s the main route into the park from the San Francisco Bay area.