Chevron Corp. on Monday agreed to pay $2 million in fines and restitution and pleaded no contest to six charges in last year’s fire that sent thousands of residents to hospitals.
A proposal by the state’s judicial branch to charge $10 to view a public file at the Santa Rosa courthouse is being criticized by those who say it would limit access to public information.
Bay Area commuters could see parking lot costs triple at BART stations.
A taxpayer group is joining with plaintiffs throughout California in seeking to block a fee that is being assessed on more than 800,000 property owners to raise money for fire prevention.
The 5 percent processing fee has been lowered to 3.5 percent with taxi companies making up the difference.
The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency has agreed to modify its plan to install 5,000 new parking meters in neighborhoods that are not ‘Parking Meter Free Zones.’
The ban on single-use plastic shopping bags that takes effect in San Jose on Jan. 1 applies to all retailers, not just grocery stores.
Two people were arrested on the University of California at Berkeley campus Thursday night during protests of the UC system’s proposed plan to hike tuition by as much as $10,000 per year.
In the first half of 2011, Caltrain more than doubled the number of parking tickets from the same period a year earlier from 988 to 2,144.
Consumers may want to think twice before using a credit card to make a dinner reservation. Many restaurants will charge the card a cancellation fee for a last minute change of plans.