Berkeley Neighborhoods See Sharp Increase In Home BurglariesResidents in some Berkeley neighborhoods are on edge after a sharp increase in home burglaries.
Despite Student Protests, UC Board Of Regents Approves Raising Fees By As Much As 28 Percent Over 5 YearsTuition could be raised by as much as five percent in each of the next five years, unless the state boosts the university system's budget.
San Francisco Job Seekers Elated After Voters Approve $15-An-Hour Minimum Wage IncreaseMany seeking employment at a South of Market job fair were elated, after Tuesday’s vote in San Francisco to gradually raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour.
San Francisco, Oakland Voters Approve Minimum Wage Increase; SF Mayor Ed Lee Calls It 'A Good Bump'San Francisco already has the highest minimum wage in the country but voters on Tuesday pushed it even higher. Now, low-wage earners in both San Francisco and Oakland will be getting raises.
SF Muni Fares Go Up On Monday; Start Carrying An Extra QuarterDaily cash fares for riding San Francisco Municipal Railway will go from $2 to $2.25 effective Monday, SFMTA officials said.
San Francisco Muni Fares To Increase First Time In 5 Years Starting September 1stFor the first time in five years, the basic fare to ride San Francisco's Muni is going up 25 cents on September 1st.
Measure To Increase Minimum Wage In San Francisco To Go Before Voters In NovemberIf approved, the measure would incrementally increase the minimum wage in San Francisco, before it tops out at $15 an hour in 2018.
Golden Gate Transit Fares Going Up Golden Gate Ferry and Golden Gate Transit regional bus fares are increasing 5 percent on Tuesday.
President Obama Visits NY Gap Store, Touts SF Company For Raising Minimum WagePresident Barack Obama made a brief stop Tuesday to browse the sweaters at a midtown New York Gap store to show support for the chain’s decision to increase wages for U.S. employees to a minimum of $10 an hour by next year. Obama wants Congress to raise the federal minimum wage to $10.10, but lawmakers have resisted.
Board Approves 4 Years Of Toll Hikes On Golden Gate Bridge The Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District’s board of directors voted 15-2 Friday morning to gradually raise the toll on the bridge over the next four years starting this April.
New Year Bringing Minimum Wage Increases For Bay Area CitiesJanuary 1 will bring increases in the minimum wage in San Francisco and San Jose—two of the Bay Area's largest cities. Meanwhile, California’s minimum wage will also increase later in 2014.
Golden Gate Bridge Toll Could Hit $8 By 2018The Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District’s board of directors considered plans Friday that could possibly raise tolls as high as $8 by 2018 to make up a projected budget shortfall.