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A lightning strike destroyed a redwood tree in Berkeley during a powerful storm. (CBS)

Lightning Destroys Redwood Tree On Berkeley Street

Lightning destroyed a redwood tree in Berkeley during a powerful storm Monday, damaging a nearby home.

03/31/2014

A BART train at the Concord station on Sunday morning.

BART Board President Gets Scant Support For Strike Ban Advisory Vote

In a rare nighttime meeting on Thursday, the head of the BART Board of Directors introduced a plan that could lead to a prohibition of future strikes, but not everyone in agreement about the proposal.

02/28/2014

New AC Transit Bus

AC Transit Workers Approve Tentative Agreement, Strike Averted

Alameda-Contra Costa Transit workers have ratified a tentative contract agreement, averting a possible strike threatened after union votes rejected two previous agreements earlier this year, AC Transit officials said.

12/27/2013

Lines at the Port of Oakland. (CBS)

Port Of Oakland Truckers Vote To Strike

A group of Port of Oakland truck drivers pushing for better pay and other changes voted Friday to stop work at the port on Wednesday, officials said.

11/25/2013

Officer of the Bay Area Rapid Transit Police Department (r) stands outside a BART train while passengers board, San Francisco (AP)

BART Board Rejects Family Leave Clause; Contract Deal In Jeopardy

The tentative agreement that ended the Bay Area Rapid Transit strike last month was rejected by the agency’s board of directors during Thursday’s vote.

11/21/2013

UCSF Medical Center in San Francisco. (CBS)

UC Hospital Employees, Nurses Strike, Forcing Surgery Cancellations

About 13,000 patient care workers at the University of California’s five medical centers were holding a one-day strike Wednesday over their allegation that the university has engaged in unfair labor practices.

11/20/2013

Terminal 2 at Oakland International Airport. (CBS)

Oakland Airport Food And Retail Workers Plan Strike During Holidays

Food and retail workers at the Oakland International Airport said Thursday that they plan to strike at some point during the holiday season to protest what they say are unfair labor practices, including low wages.

11/14/2013

AC Transit Bus

Judge Grants 60-Day Cooling-Off Period Approved In AC Transit Strike

At the request of AC Transit management and Gov. Jerry Brown, a judge today granted a 60-day cooling-off period that bars the bus agency’s employees from striking in the next two months.

10/23/2013

(Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

BART Strike Put Financial Strain On San Francisco Muni

The BART strike forced Muni into service along routes that would otherwise carry BART passengers. While the final cost has yet to be calculated, MTA Director Ed Reiskin said it’s taken a huge financial toll.

10/22/2013

The container ship MSC Fabiola (R) is seen docked at the Port of Oakland on March 22, 2012, in Oakland, California. The MSC Fabiola is the largest container ship ever to dock at any seaport in North America with an overall length of nearly one quarter mile long. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Truckers Walk Off Jobs At Port Of Oakland Over Pay, Working Conditions

Hundreds of truckers at the Port of Oakland walked off the job Monday over issues with what they have called unfair conditions.

10/21/2013

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