An evacuation was ordered at 9:51 a.m. in a Hercules neighborhood between North and South Front streets. The gas leak is in the area of San Pablo and Sycamore avenues, county officials said.
The city of Vallejo no longer accepts sales tax money from medical marijuana dispensaries. City officials rejected $50,000 in taxes from dispensaries last week.
The Port of Oakland was just one of 29 West Coast ports affected by a massive three-day labor slowdown, but as of Tuesday operations resumed amid a contract dispute.
An ATM scam in Walnut Creek has police warning people to be aware of their surroundings especially when they’re withdrawing cash. A suspect has since been arrested for something police call, “shoulder surfing”.
Contra Costa supervisors swallowed a bitter pill Tuesday in Martinez as they voted to rescind a salary increase that they had approved for themselves in late fall.
Emergency Crews Responding To Collisions, Stalls On Golden Gate Bridge Make Changes After New Barrier Installed
After the new movable median barrier on the Golden Gate Bridge is installed this weekend, U-turns will no longer be possible so serious accidents will have to be handled differently than before.
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.