Santa Clara County officials and union leaders struck a tentative four-year deal, which averts a strike Tuesday morning, according to the Service Employees International Union Local 521.
A court injunction filed by Santa Clara County Monday has barred about 500 employees from participating in a strike set for Tuesday by a union representing about 9,000 of its workers.
The U.S. Geological Survey says a magnitude 4.0 earthquake has struck the Southern California area Wednesday evening.
The U.S. Geological Survey says a strong earthquake has struck the Solomon Islands, but no tsunami threat was expected.
The state Senate race between Orinda Mayor Steve Glazer and Concord Assemblywoman Susan Bonilla has led to $7 million in campaign spending. Voters decide who goes to Sacramento in a special election on Tuesday.
Fast-Food Workers Storm San Francisco McDonald’s To Demand $15/Hour Wages; Similar Protests Across U.S.
Fast-food workers calling for $15 an hour are picking up some more allies around the Bay Area Wednesday.
Youth baseball players who were locked out of their normal playing fields at the Tesoro oil refinery in Martinez will be able to begin using the fields on Saturday, the league president said Friday.
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.
Bay Area drivers can anticipate a spike in gas prices after an explosion and fire at a major refinery in Southern California.
The Federal Transit Administration is awarding BART a $5 million grant to develop a new technology to protect track-side workers.