Melissa Culross

The West Oakland BART station. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

BART Workers Allege Racist, Threatening Graffiti Left On Lockers

A group of African American BART workers said they found racist, threatening graffiti on their lockers, and don’t feel safe at work.

07/31/2014

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

California’s High-Speed Rail Project Piques Private-Investor Interest

California’s high-speed rail project could be getting a financial shot in the arm from the private sector.

07/21/2014

Beach cleanup scene (CBS)

Environmental Group Names Bay Area’s ‘Dirtiest’ Beach

A Marin County beach has earned the dubious distinction of being named the dirtiest in the Bay Area.

07/07/2014

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Bill To Repeal Law Requiring Restaurant Workers To Use Gloves Approved By State Senate

Many workers in the restaurant industry were up in arms about the law, arguing it would create unnecessary waste of disposable gloves and restrict their work.

06/26/2014

San Francisco Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone.

SF Archbishop Responds To Letter Urging Him To Cancel Appearance At Rally Against Same-Sex Marriage

San Francisco Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone responded Monday to an open letter signed by Lt. Gov Gavin Newsom, San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee and other state, city and faith and community leaders asking him to cancel his appearance at an upcoming rally against same-sex marriage.

06/16/2014

Rancho Feeding Corporation slaughterhouse in Petaluma. (CBS)

North Bay Congressmen Call For Increased Funding To Investigate Food Safety Breaches

Congressmen Mike Thompson and Jared Huffman want to increase the funding allocated to federal food safety breach investigators, following a massive recall this year at a Petaluma slaughterhouse.

06/12/2014

A San Francisco Police patrol car (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Hayward Man In Custody After San Francisco Hit-And-Run, Driving Rampage

A Hayward man was arrested Monday after a series of hit and run crashes in San Francisco Sunday night, where according to police, two pedestrians were injured.

06/09/2014

SF Supes Approve Big Hike In Ellis Act Payouts

Anti-Eviction Group Publishes List Of Tech Landlords With History Of Evictions In San Francisco

An anti-eviction group has compiled list of San Francisco landlords from the tech industry that have a history of evicting tenants.

05/20/2014

A low-income housing complex in Oakland. (CBS)

California’s Low-Income Renters Could Get Tax Rebate With Newly-Introduced Legislation

Two members of California’s State Assembly have introduced legislation that would provide tax rebates for low-income renters in California on a sliding-scale basis.

04/28/2014

Surveillance video on a San Francisco Muni bus. (CBS)

San Francisco Supervisor Introduces Resolution To Improve Late-Night Transit Options

A lot of people don’t think of San Francisco as a 24-hour city, but city Supervisor Scott Wiener disagrees. The lawmaker has taken preliminary steps to improve late-night public transportation options.

04/22/2014

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