The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) says it will resume oil and gas leasing for fracking on federal land in California next year.
The bomb squad blew up an apparent explosive device outside the San Francisco Federal Building Monday night.
A three judge panel was set to hear arguments in the case Tuesday. At issue is whether the A’s should be allowed to relocate to a new ballpark in downtown San Jose despite opposition from league officials because the San Francisco Giants hold a territorial claim on Santa Clara County. League commissioner Bud Selig, who assigned a special committee to study the issue in March of 2009, has yet to issue a decision.
The purchase of new BART cars, planning for new Muni Metro light rail vehicles and Caltrain electrification could be held up if Congress doesn’t reauthorize federal transportation funding by next week.
The troubled for-profit education company Corinthian Colleges Inc. and the Education Department reached an agreement late Thursday that has 85 of the company’s 100-plus campuses going up for sale, and 12 others closing.
Gov. Jerry Brown scored a big win for the $68 billion high-speed rail project this week by persuading fellow Democrats to dedicate a steady future funding source for it in the state budget.
Ryan Chamberlain, the suspect who became the subject of a nationwide manhunt earlier this week, returned to court Friday where his attorney requested he be transferred to San Francisco General Hospital for a psychiatric evaluation.
BART has settled a lawsuit brought by five men who were detained with Oscar Grant on the Fruitvale Station platform in Oakland when he was fatally shot.
Oakland residents say rare birds were slaughtered during an Oakland tree-trimming project on behalf of the downtown U.S. Post office.
California farmers and cities are set to get more water, as state and federal officials ease drought-related water cutbacks because of recent rain and snow.