As California’s drought drags on, officials are cracking down on thieves who wrench open fire hydrants and ignore or tamper with water meters.
A 16-year-old girl was arrested Monday after authorities said she led police on a chase and slammed into a natural gas meter at a pizza parlor, causing a massive fire that burned down the restaurant.
The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency’s board of directors voted Tuesday to abolish Sunday parking meter enforcement when it approved its new two-year operating budget.
Merchants and shoppers in the City of Oakland are receiving a holiday gift: free parking on Saturdays. It’s something of a gift for the merchants, too: business owners hope it will allow them to compete with the malls and big box stores during the hustle and bustle of the holiday shopping season.
People planning to take taxis around San Francisco this Labor Day holiday weekend should carry a little extra money because cab fares are going up.
Fewer than a dozen homes remain without power in East Palo Alto on Friday afternoon after a power surge Thursday night caused an outage.