As a cold snap that reached the Bay Area this week was bringing freezing temperatures, homeless cold-weather shelters were making beds and meals available to those living on the streets.
The streets around San Francisco’s bustling Union Square are back in order after a temporary construction moratorium on the Central Subway Project was called for holiday shoppers. Critics say that consideration wasn’t extended to North Beach and Chinatown.
Large waves have been hammering the San Francisco coastline and officials are warning all but the best of swimmers to stay out of the dangerous surf.
Hundreds of protesters gathered outside the SF JAZZ Center to greet President Obama for his arrival to see a performance after a speech in SF’s Chinatown.
A state senate subcommittee will probe the California Public Utilities Commission on Monday in San Francisco about it’s perceived lack of safety enforcement in the years since the San Bruno gas pipeline explosion.
Commuters scrambled for alternatives to get to work Friday morning as Bay Area Rapid Transit workers went on strike following an impasse in labor negotiations.
Commuters weighed in on everything from cushion comfort to arm rests to lumbar support at the Union City BART station Monday afternoon. The transit system put three “realistic seat prototypes” on display and solicited feedback from BART patrons in advance of the fleet overhaul expected to take place several years from now.
PG&E crews in San Carlos should finish de-pressurizing a 20-inch, underground gas line considered to be at risk by Monday night.
Two juveniles are in custody after a vehicle collision in which a elderly man was killed in East Oakland late Monday night, police said.
Fans of the Oakland A’s are being asked to arrive to the ballpark a bit earlier, after new security measures were implemented Thursday at O.co Coliseum.