Cal/OSHA has fined the transit agency $210,000 for the incident, where two workers were killed on the tracks near the Walnut Creek BART station.
Two more flu deaths were recorded in Santa Cruz County this week, county health officials said Thursday.
Yosemite National Park will offer testing to all employees at the site to determine if they have ever been infected with a deadly mouse-borne virus, officials said Thursday.
California public health officials have tested 100 workers at Yosemite National Park to determine whether they were exposed to the deadly mouse-borne hantavirus.
California Governor Jerry Brown has signed a bill aimed at cracking down on underage drinking on party buses, this after two fatal incidents in the last three years in the Bay Area.
So far this month, eight children have died from heatstroke in hot vehicles in the United States.
San Francisco Police investigators are now looking into this past weekend’s fatal sailboat accident at the Farallon Islands. However, that does not necessarily mean there’s suspicion that criminal or negligent activity lead to the accident.
Sixteen people died as a result of domestic violence in Santa Clara County last year—the highest number of deaths in nearly a decade, the district attorney’s office announced Tuesday.
Transportation officials are more rushed than ever to find solutions to ongoing safety issues on Bay Area railways. This urgency comes following three apparently unrelated deaths on the tracks Saturday.
Caltrans is trying to make the roads safer for its employees with the start of the two week “Move Over” campaign.