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BART Service Delayed Through San Francisco Over Police Activity

Police activity at the Glen Park BART station in San Francisco Monday evening has halted service throughout multiple stations, transit agency officials said.

03/09/2015

BART Strike Hampers Bay Area Monday Morning Commute

Republican Assemblywoman Introduces Bill To Prevent Future BART Strikes

A Bay Area lawmaker has started a new effort to ban strikes by BART workers. The bill’s proposal is getting mixed reviews with some BART riders giving it a thumb’s up.

02/24/2015

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Confusion Over Martin’s Beach Access Prompts San Mateo Co. Sheriff’s Involvement

Despite confusion, the San Mateo County Sheriff’s office said deputies will not issue citations or make arrests for trespassing if someone is simply accessing Martin’s Beach.

01/28/2015

Unmanned aerial vehicle or drone purchased by the Alameda County Sheriff's Office. (CBS)

Alameda County Sheriff Shows Off $100K Drone System

The Alameda County Sheriff’s department showed off its new drone among a swath of high-tech equipment Wednesday in Dublin.

12/03/2014

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Mountain View Library Encouraging Adults To Play With Legos On Their Lunch Breaks

Adults will get to play like kids on their lunch break in the Mountain View library next month.

11/20/2014

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Phil Matier: California’s Election Day Races With Nationwide Interest

Phil Matier says educators nationwide are keeping an eye on California’s state schools superintendent race because of the candidate the teacher’s union has decided to endorse.

11/04/2014

A Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) train pulls away from the Rockridge station in Oakland.

2 Planned South Bay BART Stations Could Vanish Under Revised Plan

Plans to add four new stations to the Bay Area Rapid Transit system may get scaled back as part of a revision of the South Bay extension.

11/03/2014

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Caltrain’s Electrification Could Dramatically Reshape Palo Alto’s Land Parcels

Caltrain wants to separate its train tracks from roadways, cars, pedestrians and cyclists as part of its electrification process, but the Mayor of Palo Alto says that would require some drastic land acquirement.

10/22/2014

Downtown San Jose with City Hall in the foreground. (CBS)

Silicon Valley Community Leaders Question Disproportionate Numbers Of Ethnic Minority Kids In Juvenile Justice System

Community leaders in Santa Clara County have kicked off a two-day public forum on what they call a disproportionately high number of kids from an ethnic-minority background in the child welfare and juvenile justice system.

09/16/2014

The 'Light Rail' light sculpture would stretch the length of Market Street in Downtown San Francisco (TheLightRail.org)

San Francisco Supervisor’s Streetlight Legislation Aims To Improve Maintenance, Safety

San Francisco Supervisor Scott Wiener has been beating the drums for better street lighting for years and now he’s pushing some legislative changes.

09/15/2014

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