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Tim Hudson #15 of the Atlanta Braves against the Cincinnati Reds at Turner Field on July 11, 2013 in Atlanta, Georgia. (Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images)

Giants Finalize $23M, 2-Year Deal With Tim Hudson

The San Francisco Giants have finalized a $23 million, two-year contract with the free-agent pitcher, who began his career with Oakland.

11/19/2013

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BART Board Seeks Return To Bargaining Table Over Contract Glitch

San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit officials say board members will not be taking a vote on a tentative agreement during a special meeting to discuss a problem regarding a labor deal that settled a second strike.

11/15/2013

A Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) train pulls into the Colma station. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

BART Officials Say Glitch Found In Contract, Approval May Be In Doubt

BART management has taken issue with a provision in the tentative agreement that ended a strike by two unions last month potentially throwing the contract’s ratification by the BART board in jeopardy, BART officials said.

11/14/2013

Barry Zito

Giants Formally Part Ways With Barry Zito

Because the 35-year-old Zito realized this moment was coming, he recently took out a full-page newspaper ad to thank the fans for standing by him through a tough tenure on this side of San Francisco Bay. The 2002 AL Cy Young Award winner across the water for the Oakland Athletics, Zito just completed a $126 million, seven-year contract with the Giants.

11/04/2013

A Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) train pulls away from the Rockridge station in Oakland.  ( Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

BART Unions To Vote On Tentative Contract Agreement Next Friday

Members of BART’s two biggest labor unions will vote next Friday on a tentative agreement for a new four-year contract that the transit agency’s management and union negotiators reached on Monday night, union leaders said Friday.

10/25/2013

AC Transit Bus

Judge Grants 60-Day Cooling-Off Period Approved In AC Transit Strike

At the request of AC Transit management and Gov. Jerry Brown, a judge today granted a 60-day cooling-off period that bars the bus agency’s employees from striking in the next two months.

10/23/2013

A Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) train pulls away from the Rockridge station in Oakland.  ( Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

What Finally Made It Into The BART Deal?

It took months of tortured talks, two strikes and the deaths of two workers for San Francisco’s transit rail workers and their employer to finally agree on a contract that got trains running again Tuesday.

10/22/2013

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

East Bay Lawmakers Join Push To Ban Transit Strikes After BART Walkout

Orinda City Councilman Steve Glazer, a longtime adviser to Gov. Jerry Brown, was flanked by half a dozen other elected leaders from Contra Costa cities at the Walnut Creek BART station at an afternoon conference to continue his campaign for a transit strike ban.

10/22/2013

Bay Area Transit Workers Go On Strike

BART Union Announces Plan For Midnight Strike

A team of federal mediators bowed out of the BART contract negotiations Thursday as union representatives announced that the talks have failed and workers will strike at midnight.

10/17/2013

AC Transit Bus Stop

Brown Stalls AC Transit Strike, Appoints Board To Investigate Dispute

California Gov. Jerry Brown appointed a board to investigate the contract dispute between Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District and one of its unions, putting off the threat of a strike this week.

10/16/2013

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