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Man Escapes Before Train Hits His Car At Pinole Railroad Crossing

A man escaped injury Friday night after his car was struck by an Amtrak train near a Pinole railroad crossing.

06/28/2014

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Four Freight Cars Derail In Oakland’s Union Pacific Rail Yard

One of the cars contained frozen meat and the other three contained wood products. No one was injured in the derailment.

06/24/2014

A VTA light rail train passes by the still under construction Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara (VTA)

Pedestrian Was Chasing Dog When Fatally Struck By San Jose VTA Light Rail Train

A light rail train fatally struck a pedestrian in San Jose Sunday night, according to a Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority spokeswoman.

06/22/2014

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Caltrain Train Strikes and Kills Pedestrian In Mountain View

A southbound Caltrain struck and killed an adult male on the tracks south of Rengstorff Avenue in Mountain View on Wednesday morning.

06/18/2014

Report Released On Proposed Crude-By-Rail Shipments To Valero Refinery Valero Benicia

Valero’s Oil-By-Rail Report Minimizes Risk, Alarms Benicia Residents

A new report puts into writing a plan for Valero to bring two trains per day of crude oil in and out of its Benicia refinery.

06/18/2014

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Pedestrian On Tracks Hit, Injured By J-Church Muni Train

A San Francisco Municipal Railway light-rail vehicle struck and injured a pedestrian apparently walking on the tracks near the city’s Glen Park neighborhood Sunday night.

05/27/2014

18-year-old Brittney Silva in an April, 2014 interview with KPIX 5. Silva was fatally struck by an Amtrak train in San Leandro on May 19, 2014. (CBS)

Family Of Teen Killed By Train In San Leandro Fundraising For Funeral, Peers Recall Her Drive

The family of an 18-year-old aspiring doctor is trying to raise money for her funeral after she was hit and killed by an Amtrak train in San Leandro on Monday. Meanwhile, her peers remember her drive and spirit.

05/20/2014

A N Judah streetcar enters the San Francisco Muni Metro system at the Sunset Tunnel eastern portal next to Duboce Park. (Christopher Beland)

Standing Room Only? Muni’s Experiment With Fewer Seats Begins With N Line

San Francisco Muni is experimenting with offering fewer seats and more standing room on its fleet of vehicles. The idea is to get riders on and off the trains faster.

05/19/2014

A KPIX 5 crew captured this video of Bakken crude oil getting unloaded from a train at a rail yard in Richmond. (CBS)

State Railroad Bridges Not Getting Inspected As Volatile Fracked Oil Shipments Set To Increase Dramatically

As rail shipments of crude oil into California are expected to rise exponentially, the state has not tasked anyone with inspecting thousands of railroad bridges across the state that will carry the tankers, even as derailments and explosions are on the rise in other parts of the county.

05/18/2014

Elsa & Anna of Disney's "Frozen" (credit: Walt Disney Pictures)

The Outbreak: Viral Videos of The Week

Elsa & Anna gets down MJ style, Avril’s questionable music video + more viral videos!

04/25/2014

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