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Tim Ryan

The proposed Transbay Tower, which would be the tallest building in San Francisco (Transbay Transit Center)

Disagreement Over Tax May Derail San Francisco Transbay Terminal Deal

A deal between the city of San Francisco and developers building the new Transbay Terminal has become unraveled, opening the possibility for legal action by developers, and leaving the future of a $2.6 billion Caltrain extension to Downtown uncertain.

09/23/2014

People walk with groceries in plastic bags in Chinatown in San Francisco. (David Paul Morris/Getty Images)

Sonoma County Plastic Bag Ban Goes Into Effect; Statewide Ban Bill Sits On Governor’s Desk

Sonoma County joins the growing list of jurisdictions in the State of California to impose a ban on plastic shopping bags. The ban went into effect on Monday.

09/01/2014

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Car Break-in On The Rise In Popular City-Owned Parking Lot

Car break-ins are on the rise in San Francisco, but in particular at city-owned garage near Union Square where 80 burglaries have been reported so far.

09/01/2014

(CBS SF)

Interstate 280 Set To Reopen On Time Tuesday Morning After Labor Day Weekend Shutdown

Caltrans’ work is right on schedule for the Interstate 280 earthquake retrofit work, and the San Francisco portion affected should reopen on time Tuesday morning at 5:00 a.m. after being closed since Thursday afternoon so work could take place during the lighter Labor Day Weekend traffic.

09/01/2014

(CBS SF)

Highway 280 Labor Day Weekend Shutdown Starts Thursday Afternoon

Commuters should brace for another closure of a portion of Interstate 280 in San Francisco this Labor Day Weekend.

08/27/2014

A damaged building is seen in Napa, California after earthquake struck the area in the early hours of August 24, 2014. California's governor Jerry Brown declared a state of emergency Sunday following a strong 6.0-magnitude earthquake that seriously injured three people including a child and ignited fires in the scenic Napa valley wine region. (Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty Images

State Working With FEMA To Determine Whether Napa Quake Qualifies As National Disaster

While there have been three emergency declarations as a result of the earthquake from the city and county of Napa and Gov. Brown, work is underway now to determine whether it rises to the level of a “national” disaster.

08/25/2014

(CBS SF)

Iselle To Give Hawaii First Hurricane In 22 Years; Most Flights To The Islands Still Scheduled

Hawaii residents prepared for what could be the first hurricane to hit the state in more than 22 years strengthened and will likely make landfall on the Big Island Thursday afternoon and Hurricane Julio–which strengthened into a Category 2 storm–was is swirling closely behind. Many Bay Area travelers, remain undaunted and are still headed for the islands.

08/07/2014

Phaley Nget of Oakland is accused of leaving her two children unattended in a parked car while she gambled at Casino 580 in Livermore on July 20, 2014. (Livermore Police)

Woman Accused Of Leaving Kids In Car While She Gambled In Livermore Casino

An Oakland woman has been arrested for suspicion of child endangerment for allegedly leaving her two young children in her locked car on Sunday while she was gambling inside a casino in Livermore, police said.

07/23/2014

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Weird Weather, Lightning Strikes San Francisco Bay Area

Lightning struck over parts of the Bay Area giving some residents an early morning jolt on Tuesday and led to weather warning for pilots flying near the San Francisco International Airport.

07/22/2014

A view of the California State Capitol in Sacramento, California. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Support For Campaign Reform Legislation In Sacramento Ebbs After Scandals

Ethics reform legislation in Sacramento, that appeared to be a priority after the arrest of Democratic state Sen. Leland Yee from San Francisco and the additional scandals of two other senators last spring ago, has dissipated.

07/07/2014

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