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Ex-Kidnappers, Sex Offenders, Murderer Among Uber Drivers Picking Up Passengers, District Attorney Finds

Uber drivers include ex-kidnappers, sex-offenders, and even a murderer, according to evidence gathered by the San Francisco District Attorney’s Office.

08/19/2015

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Study: Bay Area Has Worst Roads In Nation, And It’s Costing Drivers Big Bucks

Your bumpy Bay Area commute may take you across the worst roads in the country.

07/23/2015

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Gas Prices Around California Jump 36 Cents In Just A Week

California’s gas prices are the highest for a state in the U.S., according to a report released Tuesday by the AAA.

07/14/2015

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Nearly 1 In 10 California Drivers Likely Using A Cell Phone While Driving, New Study Finds

Drivers in California can’t seem to put their cellphones on hold.

07/14/2015

A fire in San Jose caused major damage to at least two homes. (CBS)

2-Alarm Fire Burning Near Highway 101 In San Jose

A two-alarm fire is burning in San Jose Sunday afternoon, according to the San Jose Fire Department and California Highway Patrol.

07/12/2015

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Golden Gate Bridge Toll Going Up A Quarter This Wednesday

Tolls on the Golden Gate Bridge are increasing by a quarter starting this Wednesday as part of a five-year-plan to cover costs for the new movable median barrier.

06/29/2015

Google is building 100 prototypes of a car without steering wheels. (Source: Google)

Google Now Testing Car That May One Day Come Without Steering Wheel

The cartoon-like cars were the stuff of dreams years ago, but are now a reality on Mountain View’s suburban streets.

06/25/2015

French Taxi drivers burn tires as they protest in the southern city of Marseille on June 25, 2015 as they demonstrate against UberPOP, a popular taxi app that is facing fierce opposition from traditional cabs. Taxi drivers in France are furious over an Uber service called UberPOP, which puts customers in touch with private drivers at prices lower than those of traditional taxis. AFP PHOTO / ANNE-CHRISTINE POUJOULAT (Photo credit should read ANNE-CHRISTINE POUJOULAT/AFP/Getty Images)

French Taxi Drivers Riot In Anti-Uber Protest

French taxi drivers pulled out the throttle in an all-out confrontation with the ultra-cheap San Francisco-based Uber car service Thursday, smashing livery cars, setting tires ablaze and blocking traffic during a nationwide strike that caught tourists and celebrities alike in the mayhem.

06/25/2015

WASHINGTON - SEPTEMBER 21 : A Metropolitan Police Officer writes a warning ticket for a motorist who was talking on his cell phone on September 21, 2010 in Washington, DC. Police were giving warnings and tickets to people who were talking on cell phones while driving past a hotel where the 2010 Distracted Driving Summit was being held. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

California Drivers Can Now Contest Traffic Tickets Without Having To Pay Fine First

A state judicial council voted Monday to unanimously approve a rule change that will allow California drivers to contest traffic violations without first paying for them.

06/08/2015

Law enforcement out in force on The Embarcadero in San Francisco on Wednesday, June 3, 2015. (Holly Quan/CBS)

Speeders, Unsafe Drivers Around San Francisco Embarcadero Nabbed In Joint CHP, Police Operation

The safety operation was more about raising awareness about the speed limit on The Embarcadero and being aware of pedestrians than handing out tickets.

06/03/2015

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