The operator of a party bus that was involved in a fatal accident last week on Highway 17 near Los Gatos had been cited and fined for a number of past violations.
Four Bay Area hospitals were issued a total of $275,000 in penalties by the California Department of Public Health for noncompliance with policies and administrative errors that could have resulted in serious injury or death, the state agency announced Friday.
It stems from an incident on January 12, when a small amount of hydraulic oil leaked into a South Bay reservoir.
Two more winter Spare the Air alerts were issued over this past holiday weekend, and once again hundreds of complaints were made about people burning wood fires in their homes.
Fines for anyone caught violating the ordinance range from $100 to $500.
If you drive, park, or take public transit within San Francisco city limits, get ready for another tug at your pocketbook. Fares, fees and fines are going up on July 1.
Neighborhood parking permits and disabled parking fines were some of the 2012 fee increases the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency approved during Tuesday’s board meeting at City Hall.
A bridge board committee was expected to hear more about the proposal, which would include $100 citations for offenders, on Thursday.
A Peninsula Assemblyman is highly critical of a fine agreement between the CPUC and PG&E.
A company that owns numerous Jiffy Lube locations in the Bay Area has paid more than $130,000 in fines after agreeing to several settlement requirements for violating environmental regulations, according to the Santa Clara County District Attorney’s Office.