Last summer’s oil train accident in Quebec that killed 47 people has lawmakers and others in the Bay Area concerned that it could happen here as volume of crude oil and other petroleum products arriving from North Dakota and Canada to local refineries is surging.
Student protesters are occupying the administration building at the City College of San Francisco after a clash with campus police on Thursday, involving a student being pepper sprayed and others subdued with batons, resulted in two arrests.
The new program, implemented Monday at Commodore Sloat Elementary School, comes following a rash of vehicle versus pedestrian collisions in San Francisco over the past year, several of which were fatal.
As water supplies shrink due to the ongoing drought—the driest in the California’s recorded history—unemployment in the Central Valley’s agricultural industry is predicted to rise.
Rain is expected to reach the Bay Area later on Wednesday and last into Thursday but it may hardly be worth grabbing for an umbrella for as the National Weather Service said it will not be much.
Three people were injured and 10 displaced in a structure fire in San Francisco’s Silver Terrace neighborhood early Friday morning, fire officials said.
A pedestrian is suffering non-life threatening injuries after being struck by an SUV in San Francisco’s Lower Nob Hill area Friday morning.
San Francisco pedestrian deaths hit a six-year high in 2013 with 20 deaths, two of which occurred on New Year’s Eve.
Fremont police reopened a major intersection nearly six hours after a vehicle killed a woman and injured two others on Tuesday evening.
One person was transported to a hospital and four residents were displaced following a one-alarm blaze at a residential building in San Francisco’s Hayes Valley neighborhood this morning, according to a fire dispatcher.