Two “zipper” trucks have arrived and are set to do some heavy lifting for this weekend’s 52-hour Golden Gate Bridge shutdown for the installation of moveable median barriers.
BART’s Oakland Airport Connector shutdown for the second time in just a few days when an electrical issue prompted officials to close the tracks for about 20 minutes Sunday night.
Following three consecutive nights of protest, Berkeley city officials have canceled Tuesday night’s regularly scheduled city council meeting.
State officials have shut down a Sacramento casino after it allegedly failed to pay off tens of thousands in winnings it owed customers.
The Obama administration says the government shutdown last fall resulted in nearly 8 million fewer visitors to national parks, costing the parks and surrounding communities an estimated $414 million in lost visitor spending.
Sellers across California have been holding the door open, hoping to cash in on double digit increases in home prices, and a surplus of buyers motivated by low interest rates. But, the stalemate in Washington is stalling home sales in the Bay Area.
California utility officials are warning that hackers are increasingly targeting utilities with cyber attacks that could leave millions of people without electricity, water and other vital services.
Port spokesman Isaac Kos-Read said the workers were preventing trucks from entering the facility Tuesday morning. Longshoremen were also being kept from their jobs.
The Metropolitan Transportation Commission was running an emergency drill Thursday morning when they got the call about the fire near the West Oakland BART station.
The shutdown allowed the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency to complete track and street improvements in the areas of Church and Duboce streets and Carl Street.