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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.
Muni service on the N Judah and J Church lines will be disrupted for nine days because of construction work that begins Friday, according to San Francisco Municipal Railway officials.
Unions are calling for a mass rally and action next Tuesday, the same day as the mass actions being called by local Occupy movement organizers.
Federal transportation officials have removed two officers from screening duties at Sacramento International Airport after a metal detector was left unattended and five people were suspected of going through unscreened.
Operations were returning to normal at the Port of Oakland Tuesday morning after a daylong port blockade along the West Coast, port officials said.
The Port of Oakland is planning a proactive approach with law enforcement to stay open on Monday when protesters attempt to shut it down for a second time.
Bay Area Rapid Transit’s Board of Directors adopted a new policy Thursday for when cellphone service may be interrupted—an issue that took center stage over the summer when the transit agency cut cell service at several San Francisco stations to stop a planned protest.