Caltrans officials are looking at ways to possibly enhance safety measures on the Bay Bridge after a wrong-way driver struck several cars last Saturday night.
Berkeley’s Measure D Passes Making It First City in U.S. To Tax Soda; San Francisco’s Similar Proposition E Failed
Soda drinkers in Berkeley will soon have to pay an extra cent per ounce to consume their sugary drinks as a majority of voters supported Measure D. It will become the nation’s first tax on soda. Meanwhile, a similar soda-tax measure, Proposition E in San Francisco, failed to pass.
Governor Jerry Brown rode through Pleasanton on Monday to encourage members of the Democratic Party in preparation for next week’s election and to promote California’s Propositions 1 and 2.
ullying, student safety, and poor academic achievement are issues confronting Vallejo High School as a regional accrediting association said it’s keeping close watch after issuing a negative report about the school.
An animal shelter program in Contra Costa County is getting recognition from supervisors in Martinez for their preparedness in the event of a disaster.
Firefighters attempting to extinguish a fire inside a burning building in Vallejo Thursday night soon discovered the structure, used as medical marijuana grow was booby-trapped, authorities said.
This is harvest season in the wine country and vintners are trying to help other winemakers, whose facilities might have been damaged by the August 24 earthquake.
Three people have died in a crash on an off-ramp of northbound Interstate Highway 680 in Benicia Tuesday afternoon, a California Highway Patrol spokesman said.
Alameda County’s District Attorney is now working with the FBI on a pilot project to process and review a backlog of untested DNA rape kits more rapidly.
Contra Costa County is joining a long list of Bay Area counties to sign up one of the toughest populations for health care— jail inmates.