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Homeland Security

oil tanker

Bay Area Coast Guard Not Surprised Bin Laden Planned To Target Oil Tankers

Revelations that Osama bin Laden considered hijacking and blowing up U.S. oil tankers in order to provoke an “extreme economic crisis” came as no surprise to the Coast Guard in the Bay Area.


Caltrain Diridon station, San Jose

Homeland Security Exercise Set For Sunday Afternoon At San Jose Caltrain Station

The Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority announced they would conduct a prevention and response exercise Sunday afternoon at the San Jose Diridon Caltrain station.

CBS San Francisco–05/08/2011

Officer of the Bay Area Rapid Transit Police Department walks along a BART train, San Francisco (AP)

BART Balances Heightened Security Amid Crippling Budget Cuts

Osama Bin Laden’s death has mass transit agencies across the US preparing for retaliatory attacks, but they’re also preparing for major cuts in federal funding.