BART police have begun enforcing a ban on sleeping, lying down or sitting with legs extended at Powell Street Station Monday with plans to expand the ordinance to all BART stations, prompting many homeless people to move elsewhere.
Last week California mandated fines of up to $500 for water wasters prompting Bay Area water agencies to urge usage cutbacks of up to 20 percent. In the East Bay, one water agency says they’re in much better shape.
Santa Cruz has set up something of a traffic school to help water wasters avoid penalties from the state during the severe drought.
Homeowners in Los Angeles are facing tough choices in keeping their lawns green during a devastating drought, pushing some far enough to spray paint them.
The newly approved state-imposed fines for water wasters doesn’t sit well with some Silicon Valley business owners.
State Approves Fines For Wasting Water After Report Shows Californians Using More Water, Not Conserving
California has approved fines for water wasting after a new report showed water customers in the state using more water, not less, amid calls for conservation.
State water managers are contemplating mandatory fines for water wasters as calls for water conservation in drought-plagued California have apparently fallen on deaf ears.
With the grand opening of the new 49ers’ Levi’s Stadium just around the corner, Santa Clara’s surrounding neighborhoods and cities are bracing for an influx of football fans looking for parking on game days.
A new grand jury report blames Oakland fire inspectors for failing to collect nearly a million dollars in fire hazard fines from homeowners during what could be one of the worst fire seasons in years.
An East Bay city which has enacted mandatory water cutbacks is now paying big bucks to inform those who still are not aware of the restrictions and the message to save water.