Highway 24, BART Stations, Amtrak Shut Down As Protesters March Through Oakland & Berkeley For 4th Night
Protesters marched through Berkeley for a fourth night in a row in the latest demonstration over the deaths of Eric Garner and Michael Brown during confrontations with police. The protesters ended up in Oakland and prompted a closure of Highway 24.
Some Berkeley parents are tired of marijuana ‘contact’ fumes wafting into their yards from a nearby pot club. They want the city to do something about the “40 Acres Collective” operating out of a building on San Pablo Avenue.
A prize from a scavenger hunt looked like a possible bomb to highway work crews and prompted the California Highway Patrol to shut down state Highway 12 at Interstate Highway 80 near Fairfield Tuesday afternoon, a CHP officer said.
BART’s Dublin/Pleasanton station has reopened after a suspicious package found on the platform was detonated and deemed harmless Friday morning.
A main road in Redwood City has fully reopened after a big-rig crash early Thursday morning.
The troubled for-profit education company Corinthian Colleges Inc. and the Education Department reached an agreement late Thursday that has 85 of the company’s 100-plus campuses going up for sale, and 12 others closing.
An overturned big-rig has closed an on-ramp to westbound Interstate Highway 80 in Vallejo Wednesday afternoon, according to the California Highway Patrol.
The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency is now considering shutting down Lombard Street between Larkin and Leavenworth Streets on weekends to improve general safety in the area known to attract tourists on foot and in cars.
The California Department of Alcoholic Beverage Control Thursday closed a San Francisco bar for 45 days, alleging that patrons were being charged a surcharge on drinks in return for female company.
The DVD-rental chain will close down its remaining US stores and curtail its DVD-by-mail rental service…