A man who was tackled by a San Francisco parking control officer after allegedly attacking a woman in the city’s Western Addition neighborhood on Thursday afternoon died several hours later, a police spokesman said Friday.
A stray piece of debris on southbound Interstate Highway 880 in Oakland flattened the tires of about a dozen cars early Tuesday morning, a California Highway Patrol officer said.
An apparent suicide briefly shut down U.S. Highway 101 in both directions in Novato Monday morning, according to the California Highway Patrol.
Bay Area Rapid Transit trains were back on schedule after major delays throughout the system Wednesday morning, according to BART personnel.
A Sig-alert has been issued on eastbound Interstate Highway 80 in San Francisco near the approach to the Bay Bridge Tuesday morning, according to the California Highway Patrol.
A wildfire burning in Mount Diablo State Park grew to six square miles Monday, more than doubling in size over the 24-hour period since it broke out, forcing more people to leave their homes and leading to a smoke advisory for area residents.
After what was a challenging Thursday for many in the region, struggling to get to and from work, errands and other obligations without the benefit of the Bay Bridge, plenty of people opted for a Friday off, leaving the roads, ferry terminals and BART platforms especially “Friday light.”
The five day closure of the Bay Bridge is set to start on Wednesday night at 8:00 p.m., but the California Highway Patrol is warning drivers who want to cross the span not to wait until the last minute.
All lanes have reopened on northbound Interstate Highway 680 in Sunol Friday afternoon, more than seven hours after a truck hauling mail tipped over, according to a California Highway Patrol officer.
The highway was completely shut down for about an hour beginning around 11 a.m. when an excavation crew knocked down a power pole on Hembree Lane parallel to the highway, causing power and phone lines to droop across lanes of traffic.