Jeffrey Schaub

San Francisco International Airport. (CBS)

Taxi Drivers Say SFO Is Making A Big Mistake By Allowing Lyft, Uber To Operate At Airport

Members of the San Francisco Airport Commission have approved a three-month trial period that will allow Lyft, Uber and Sidecar to operate at SFO International Airport, but cab drivers say it’s a big mistake.

4 hours ago

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - JULY 30:  Pedestrians walk by a Pacific Gas and Electric (PG&E) truck at a job site on July 30, 2014 in San Francisco, California. A federal grand jury has added 27 new charges, including obstruction of justice, the criminal case against Pacific Gas and Electric for the 2010 fatal natural gas explosion in San Bruno, California. The new indictment charges PG&E with felonies and replaces a previous indictment of 12 charges related to the utility's safety practices.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

PG&E Wants To Raise Gas Rates By $1 Billion Over 3 Years

PG&E has asked the California Public Utilities Commission to allow it to raise natural gas rates by $1 billion over three years, but a ratepayer’s advocacy group is trying to prevent them from doing so.

10/20/2014

Roberto Chicas speaks for the first time after an alleged hammer attack by his Uber driver. (CBS)

Man Accusing Uber Driver Of Attacking Him With Hammer Slams The Rideshare Service

A San Francisco man claiming he was brutally attacked by an Uber driver wielding a hammer spoke out for the first time on Wednesday calling into question the ride service’s policies regarding background checks.

10/08/2014

San Francisco: Living On Borrowed Time?

San Francisco Soft-Story Property Owners Get Earthquake-Retrofit Warnings

San Francisco city officials are reminding property owners, nearly 25 years after the Loma Prieta earthquake,that seismic upgrades are required.

10/08/2014

Fresh snow in the Sierra (CBS)

There Are Too Many Trees In California Soaking Up Much Needed Water, UC Berkeley Study Says

Environmental scientists at UC Berkeley are saying that there are too many trees in the California’s forests. Scientists say that less trees would leave more rain water available to meet the state’s demand.

09/22/2014

Generic gavel, courtroom, lawsuit, sue, justice

San Francisco Tenants Facing Ellis Act Eviction Granted Rare Victory By Judge

A rare victory for tenants of a San Francisco apartment facing an Ellis Act eviction by their landlord was handed down by a Superior Court judge Tuesday.

09/16/2014

The San Francisco Police Department logo (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Francisco Visitacion Valley Residents Fearful After Violent Summer Robberies

Nearly 100 residents of San Francisco’s Visitacion Valley neighborhood gathered inside the Asian Pacific American Community Center on Monday to discuss a series of violent crimes in the area this summer.

09/08/2014

Drake's Bay Oyster Farm appeal declined by Supreme Court

Businesses In Court This Week To Ask Federal Judge To Reopen Drakes Bay Oyster Co.

The imperiled Drakes Bay Oyster Company in the Point Reyes National Seashore may have one more day in court after all. A group of businesses claim they rely on the company and are ready to ask a federal judge that it reopen.

09/08/2014

Eric Swalwell

East Bay Congressman Says U.S. Must Lead Regional Effort To Attack ISIS

President Obama will speak to the nation on Wednesday to address the continuing threat of ISIS in Iraq and Syria. East Bay Congressman Eric Swalwell, who returned from a trip to the Middle East, said the U.S. should lead a regional effort to attack ISIS.

09/08/2014

Artist rendering of a California High-Speed Rail trail. (CA High-Speed Rail Authority)

Central Valley Farmers’ Legal Efforts To Stop High-Speed Rail Plan Could Be Coming To An End

Central Valley farmers opposed to construction of California’s high-speed rail may face their last legal stop this week. Attorneys will petition the State Supreme Court to halt the rail plan dead in its tracks.

09/01/2014

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