Study Will Test Firefighters for Exposure to Toxins in North Bay WildfiresResearchers are studying whether firefighters suffered any toxic exposure in last month's deadly Northern California wildfires.
Political Divide Over California Gas Tax HikeWhile some politicians applauded the enacting of a new gas tax in California and the money it will bring for road and transit repairs, others are already preparing a repeal effort.
BART Fare Evasion Crackdown Prompted By Increasing Rider ComplaintsIt appears public outcry was instrumental in getting Bay Area Rapid Transit to ramp up enforcement efforts against fare cheats.
BART Handing Out Free Tickets Amid Lower Weekend RidershipBay Area Rapid Transit officials are handing out free tickets good for weekend rides across the system.
Social Worker Hired To Help Berkeley People's Park HomelessThe University of California, Berkeley has hired a social worker to help the homeless in People's Park.
Engineers Find Possible Fix For Sinking Millennium TowerThe Millennium Tower in San Francisco is still sinking, but now engineers hired by the building's developers have apparently come up with a fix.
Oakland A's Considering Multiple New Stadium SitesWith the Raiders bound for Las Vegas and the Warriors set to move across the Bay to San Francisco, the Oakland A's are finally in the driver's seat to land a new stadium.
San Francisco Lawmaker Wants Automated Cameras to Identify, Ticket SpeedersAssemblyman David Chiu introduced a bill which would make automatic speed-enforcement cameras and ticketing legal in the state. He defended his plan in an interview on KPIX with Phil Matier.
Lawmakers Push For BART Link To Central Valley ACE TrainsSome East Bay and Central Valley politicians have begun a push to link BART to ACE Train Service, which runs from Stockton to San Jose.
No Easy Solutions For The Bay Area’s Congested Roadways If you think your daily commute is getting worse, you’re right.
George Lucas In Talks To Bring Movie-Memorabilia Museum To S.F. Treasure IslandStar Wars creator George Lucas is considering Treasure Island for his proposed Museum of Narrative Art. Mayor Ed Lee and supervisor Aaron Peskin are hopeful negotiations with the filmmaker will deliver a landmark attraction to the Bay Area.
Where's Ed? San Francisco Mayor Lee Keeping Low Public ProfileSan Francisco Mayor Ed Lee has been keeping a rather low public profile lately, especially when you compare him to the mayors of San Jose and Oakland.