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2 East Bay Fire Stations Closing After Voters Turn Down Measure To Save Them

A Contra Costa County fire protection district is preparing to close two stations and make service cuts following the failure of a measure that would have raised more than $4 million a year for the next five years, officials said Tuesday.

04/28/2015

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BART Announces Increased Fares For 2016

BART is taking public comments on a plan to increase current fares by 3.4 percent next year.

04/08/2015

BART Station San Francisco (Credit, Randy Yagi)

BART’s Powell Street Station Ranks As Agency’s Most Crime-Plagued

BART’s Powell Street Station in San Francisco sees the most total crime out of any of the transit agency’s stops.

12/21/2014

The West Oakland BART station. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Fingerprint Evidence Leads To Arrest In Auto Burglaries At BART Stations

Fingerprint evidence led to the arrest of a suspect in a series of auto burglaries at BART stations, police said Wednesday.

08/06/2014

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BART Police Begin Cracking Down On Homeless Sleeping, Lying Down Inside Stations

BART police have begun enforcing a ban on sleeping, lying down or sitting with legs extended at Powell Street Station Monday with plans to expand the ordinance to all BART stations, prompting many homeless people to move elsewhere.

07/22/2014

Customers enter Graton Resort and Casino in Rohnert Park, November 5, 2013. (CBS)

Sonoma Fire Agencies Use Graton Casino’s Gambling Profits To Build New Station

Struggling Sonoma County fire agencies will begin to reap the profits from Rohnert Parks’s Graton Resort and Casino in a new deal that will provide greater emergency services.

07/10/2014

Commuters wait to board a Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) train during rush hour. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

BART’s Richmond Line Returning To Normal After Fire Shut 3 Stations

Several BART stations that were shut down Thursday afternoon because of a fire near BART’s Richmond train yard have reopened.

07/18/2013

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BART Station Inspection Reports Find ‘Rats, Rats, Rats’

A San Francisco Weekly review of Bay Area Rapid Transit station agent maintenance reports reveals a persistent rat problem as some stations.

09/14/2012

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BART To San Jose Extension Receives Millions In Construction Funding

Passenger service is now expected to start in 2017, a year earlier than previously scheduled.

08/28/2012

Demonstrator Tom Comitta pretends to talk on a telephone during a protest inside the Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) Civic Center station on August 15, 2011 in San Francisco (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

BART Adopts New Cell Phone Policy In Wake Of Shutdown Flap

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.

12/01/2011

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