A good samaritan who rushed to help a high-school student who was set on fire aboard an AC Transit bus earlier this month told his side of the story Wednesday at a “Transgender Day Of Remembrance” in Oakland.
The man spoke to police last week after seeing a flyer about the case of Lynne Spalding.
The Public Employment Relations Board was seeking a temporary restraining order on Tuesday to stop a planned union strike for Wednesday at five University of California medical centers citing a threat to public health and safety.
The Port of Oakland Truckers Association announced on Monday that drivers will walk off the job as early as next week if they don’t get financial help meeting new clean-air standards.
The attorney for a 16-year-old Oakland boy accused of setting another teen on fire aboard an AC Transit bus earlier this month said it was not a hate crime during a court appearance on Friday.
The San Francisco Municipal Transit Agency is investigating the derailment of a Muni streetcar in front of the West Portal Station early Friday morning.
The Oakland City Council’s Public Safety Committee decided not to proceed with a controversial proposal for a city-wide youth curfew on Wednesday night. It was the third time that such a measure has been defeated in the last several years.
A 16-year-old boy charged with a hate crime for setting another teen on fire aboard an AC Transit bus in Oakland is expected to enter a plea on Friday. The teen is also expected to be represented by a high-profile attorney.
As the relief effort ramps up in the Bay Area, a senior official in the central Philippines said the death toll there could reach 10,000 people.
Many worried Bay Area residents with family and friends in the Philippines have already started relief efforts as Typhoon Haiyan slammed into the island nation Friday.