Anyone who uses fireworks illegally in unincorporated Santa Clara County will be fined under an ordinance passed Tuesday by the Board of Supervisors.
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.
Gov. Jerry Brown is proposing an amnesty program for Californians who can’t afford to pay off spiraling traffic fines and court penalties.
The California Department of Public Health Wednesday announced penalties against 12 California hospitals for errors with the potential to kill or injure patients including three in the Bay Area and one in Monterey County.
It was on November 21, 2014 when Pedro Perez lost his balance and fell from the building, landing on a moving car.
Shaming may be the trick to getting water wasters in Woodside to conserve during the state’s drought, where financial incentives might not be enough.
A new study shows how suspended driver’s licenses disproportionately affect low-income Californians who are not likely to pay the fines to get their licenses back.
No More Playing Nice – California Water Regulators Will Name, Shame, Fine, Even Ration Water-Wasters
Water districts that don’t take steps to conserve face $10,000-a-day fines if they don’t adopt new water restrictions or change rates as demanded by the state. The excuses cities have given for pitiful conservation, including hot weather and earlier cutbacks, are no longer a free pass.
Etihad Airways Flight 183 got stuck on the tarmac for over 12 hours after fog forced the temporary closure of Abu Dhabi Airport on Saturday. That, on top of the 16-hour flight to SFO, made for some very unhappy campers. All told, they spent more than 28 hours on the plane.
Caltrans is threatening to fine American Bridge/Fluor daily as long as the work on the new eastern span of the Bay Bridge is incomplete.