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Passengers at the Embarcadero BART station in San Francisco after a bomb scare at West Oakland shut down service on August 5, 2014. (Carlos Castaneda / CBS)

BART Planners Look For Solutions To Station Overcrowding With Study

Some BART passengers are beginning to question whether the system really is “rapid transit.” Amid complaints about overcrowded cars and long delays, the agency is trying to find a fix. Riders, however, shouldn’t expect anything soon.

10/16/2014

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Hewlett-Packard Confirms Split Into 2 Companies

Palo Alto-based Hewlett-Packard confirmed Monday morning that it is splitting itself into two companies.

10/06/2014

Bay Bridge Officially Re-Opens After Years Of Repairs

Caltrans Whistleblowers Were Not Retaliated Against, According To CHP Investigation

After an extensive investigation, the California State Transportation Agency said on Friday that two Caltrans whistleblowers claiming there were abusive practices in the construction of the new Bay Bridge were not retaliated against.

10/03/2014

A man is wheeled to an ambulance after being pulled out of the surf at San Francisco Ocean Beach, September 24, 2014. (CBS)

Massive Waves, Riptides Pull Two Men Out To Sea Off San Francisco, Team Of Firefighters Perform Daring Surf Rescue

San Francisco firefighters are working to rescue at least one surfer at Ocean Beach Wednesday afternoon, a fire dispatcher said.

09/24/2014

A bike rider at the San Carlos Caltrain station on July 15, 2014. (Curtiss Kim/CBS)

Bay Area Bike Riders Upset About Getting ‘Bumped’ Off Caltrain

Despite the transit agency having dedicated bike cars, passengers with bikes are often denied access due to a lack of space on trains.

07/16/2014

The O'Shaughnessy Dam at Hetch Hetchy Reservoir in Yosemite National Park. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Francisco Water Officials Say Mixing Hetch Hetchy, Local Groundwater Will Be Safe

The San Francisco Public Utilities Commission will mix Hetch Hetchy water with San Francisco groundwater and said the supply will be safe for consumption.

04/24/2014

Scene on Fulton Street and 43rd Avenue in San Francisco where a pickup truck struck and critically injured a child on a bicycle, April 10m, 2014. (Curtiss Kim/CBS)

3-Year Old Boy Critically Hurt After Being Hit By Pickup Truck in San Francisco’s Richmond District

A 3-year-old boy on a bicycle was critically injured after he was struck by a pickup truck in San Francisco’s Richmond District late Thursday morning, a police spokesman said.

04/10/2014

Refinery at Sunrise

Valero Confirms Plans For Crude Oil By Rail At Benicia Community Meeting

On the day a Bay Area state senator was voicing concerns over the transport of crude oil by rail, the Valero refinery in Benicia has announced at a community meeting it wants to do just that.

03/25/2014

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