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OAKLAND, CA - DECEMBER 15:  Protestors block an entrance to the Oakland police department headquarters during a demonstration over recent grand jury decisions in police-involved deaths on December 15, 2014 in Oakland, California. Over 200 hundred protestors blocked entrances to the Oakland police department and adjacent streets during a demonstration against recent grand jury decisions in New York and Missouri to not charge white police officers with the deaths of black men. Dozens were arrested.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

WHEN & WHERE: Bay Area Protests Planned Against Police Brutality For Nationwide Shut Down Day

Demonstrators are taking up Bay Area streets Tuesday as part of Nationwide Shutdown Day to protest recent cases of alleged police brutality caught on video.

04/14/2015

Van Ness Closure

3-Day Partial Closure Of San Francisco’s Van Ness Avenue Begins Friday Night

Officials are warning to avoid a stretch of Van Ness Ave. in San Francisco this weekend because of a partial closure to construct a new pedestrian tunnel.

04/10/2015

(CHP)

Fiery UPS Truck Crash On I-580 Near Richmond-San Rafael Bridge Jams Morning Commute

A UPS truck crashed and caught fire on the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge in the San Quentin area of Marin County, snarling the Friday morning commute and sending plumes of white smoke into the sky that could be seen for miles.

04/10/2015

San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo. (CBS)

San Jose Mayor Asks Congress To Renew $105 Billion Transportation Bill To Help Fund BART Extension

San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo and Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors president Dave Cortese took part in a rally at San Jose State University Thursday to urge Congress to renew a $105 billion national transportation bill that expires next month.

04/09/2015

A sample driver's license (Department Of Motor Vehicles)

Suspended Driver’s Licenses Disproportionately Affects Low-Income California Residents

A new study shows how suspended driver’s licenses disproportionately affect low-income Californians who are not likely to pay the fines to get their licenses back.

04/08/2015

Large Winter Storm Brings Heavy Rains To Northern California

NorCal Storm Brings Heavy Rain And Snow With Little Relief For Drought

An unusually cold spring storm is bringing near-winter temperatures to parts of Northern California, dumping heavy rain and hail on some areas and snow in the mountains.

04/07/2015

(CBS SF)

Northbound I-680 Lanes Reopen After Crews Remove Jackknifed Big-Rig In Fremont

All lanes of northbound Interstate Highway 680 just north of Mission Boulevard in Fremont Tuesday morning are blocked as crews remove a jackknifed big-rig, according to the California Highway Patrol.

04/07/2015

Authorities on the scene of a fatal motorcycle accident on the upper deck of the Bay Bridge in San Francisco on April 6, 2015. (CBS)

Motorcyclist Killed In Bay Bridge Crash, Closing 4-Lanes Of Traffic

A fatal motorcycle accident closed four lanes of westbound Interstate 80 in San Francisco west of Treasure Island Monday night, according to the California Highway Patrol.

04/06/2015

KPIX 5's Paul Deanno posted this picture on Twitter of a BART train derailed between Concord and Pleasant Hill on February 21, 2014. (CBS)

BART Closures Planned for 12 Upcoming Weekends: Complete Closure List

Ever notice how BART trains slow down on certain sections of track? They do that because the 40-year-old wooden ties are so old they could come loose at higher speeds, potentially causing a train to not only derail, but go plummeting off the elevated tracks.

04/06/2015

Bay Area traffic jam (Photo by Sarah Rice/Getty Images)

San Francisco Ranks 2nd For Worst Traffic In The U.S.

San Francisco has the second worst traffic in the country, just behind Los Angeles, according to a website that measures congestion levels in urban levels.

04/03/2015

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