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State Sen. Loni Hancock (D-Oakland). (photo courtesy sd09.senate.ca.gov)

East Bay Politician Opposed To Richmond Jail Expansion; Would Rather Spend On Job Training

State Sen. Loni Hancock, D-Oakland, believes the money for a planned expansion of a Richmond jail should be used for more job training programs that would reduce incarcerations.

05/26/2015

Photo Credit: Philz Coffee Via Facebook

Philz Coffee Planning To Expand Beyond Bay Area, Go Nationwide

Philz Coffee wants to take its brew beyond the Bay Area and go nationwide.

02/18/2015

A Muni T-Third light rail streetcar crosses over the Islais Creek Channel heading southbound San Francisco. (lensovet/Wikimedia Commons)

San Francisco’s Mayor Lee Sheds Light On Financing Muni’s Light Rail Expansion

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee may have already announced a major expansion of Muni’s light-rail fleet, but at a news conference he said options to finance the multi-million dollar project are still being considered.

01/13/2015

Oakland Zoo

Oakland City Council Gives Green Light To Controversial Zoo Expansion Plan

Conservationists argued the Zoo is trying to build on some of the most sensitive parts of Knowland Park.

11/19/2014

Bicyclists on the Embarcadero in San Francisco use bikes from the Bay Area Bike Share program. (Bay Area Bike Share)

Delayed Bay Area Bike Share Expansion Could Move Forward With New Push For Funding

Supporters of Bay Area Bike Share are hoping to get expansion plans back in the fast lane after financial woes have created delays.

09/16/2014

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Rapidly-Expanding Tesla Adds 2 Bay Area Showrooms

Despite concerns over the most recent quarterly numbers, Tesla is moving ahead with new locations to showcase their electric vehicles.

05/08/2014

Yosemite National Park spans part of the Sierra Nevada mountain range.  (Photo by David McNeil /Newsmakers)

Bills Would Expand Yosemite National Park, Fulfill John Muir’s Vision

Two members of California’s Congressional delegation have introduced bills that would expand the boundaries of Yosemite National Park for the first time in 70 years.

04/23/2013

Facebook headquarters in Menlo Park, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Menlo Park Planning Commission Backs Facebook’s Expansion Plans

The new office park would be on the west side of the Bayfront Expressway, and linked to Facebook’s main campus by a tunnel. An estimated 2,900 employees would work at the new location.

02/26/2013

A sign outside LinkedIn headquarters in Mountain View. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

LinkedIn Plans To Expand Into Sunnyvale

Professional networking website LinkedIn plans to expand its Silicon Valley operation to a new campus in Sunnyvale.

08/30/2012

Terminal 2 at Oakland International Airport. (CBS)

Summer Traffic Spikes At Oakland International Airport

Oakland International Airport has already seen a healthy uptick in air travel this summer, meaning it could be a banner year for the hub.

07/24/2012

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