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Susan Kennedy

The TSA is noticing a trend of passengers attempting to bring aboard knives the size of a credit card onto airplanes. (photo courtesy TSA blog)

TSA Says Growing Number Of Passengers Stopped With ‘Credit Card’ Knives At SFO, Oakland Airports

The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has noticed a new trend at airport checkpoints where passengers are being stopped for carrying knives that fold up into the size of credit cards.

07/07/2014

Downtown San Jose with City Hall in the foreground. (CBS)

Santa Clara County Close To Framing ‘Living-Wage’ Ordinance

With the framework close to being finished, Santa Clara County is moving forward with work on a living-wage ordinance, with a first step due in June.

05/27/2014

A Crime Scene Investigation unit sits parked outside the Jewish Community Center on April 14, 2014 in Overland Park, Kansas. Frazier Glenn Cross, 73, charged with first-degree murder for the killing of three people April 13, outside a Jewish Community Center and a Jewish retirement community. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

SF Jewish Center Increases Security Measures After Fatal Weekend Shootings In Kansas

Security has been increased at the Jewish Community Center San Francisco as a precaution following the weekend shootings at Jewish centers in Kansas.

04/15/2014

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FDA Loophole May Be Allowing Unsafe Chemicals In Your Food

A loophole in the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) regulations may be allowing unsafe chemicals in your food, according to the findings of one environmental organization.

04/07/2014

San Francisco District Attorney George Gascon. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Samsung Appeases San Francisco DA’s Request For Smartphone Anti-Theft Feature

In a major victory for San Francisco’s District Attorney George Gascon, Samsung has agreed to make anti-theft features available on its latest smartphone.

04/04/2014

Passengers aboard an idle BART train at West Oakland station Wednesday during a delay caused by a stalled train in the Transbay Tube. (Brian Yuen)

BART Increases Fares; Where Does The Money Go?

BART is ringing in the New Year with a fare increase. The transportation agency said riders can expect a 19-cent on average increase per trip with the money going towards improvements.

01/01/2014

Jennie Zhu

San Francisco Woman Charged With Felonies In Crash That Killed Teen

San Francisco prosecutors charged a 58-year-old woman for felony gross vehicular manslaughter for allegedly causing a crash that killed a teenage boy in the city’s Lower Pacific Heights neighborhood in September.

12/16/2013

Fire at Recycling Plant

Redwood City Metal Recycling Facility Had Been Issued Violation For Previous Fire

A Redwood City metal recycling facility that caught fire on Sunday received a public nuisance violation for a similar incident, according to the Bay Area Air Quality Management District.

11/11/2013

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Petition Drive Underway To Overturn Law Giving New Access To Transgender Students

A petition drive is underway to overturn legislation signed into law by the Governor Jerry Brown that would make accommodations for transgendered students in California’s public schools.

10/14/2013

California Program To Benefit Urban Farming Begins Next Year

A new California program aimed at promoting community gardens and urban farming will take effect in the new year.

10/11/2013

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