The BART Board of Directors voted 6 to 2 Thursday night so that the transit system’s directors will no longer get free rides for life.
The plan to split California into six smaller states is likely dead on arrival, and a closer look at the voting patterns in the prospective states illustrates why.
We’re just weeks away from the start of football season and we just realized we haven’t even decided on an official pre-game pump-up song for 49ers. Ryan Sakamoto from NinerFans.com wants the issue settled. He’s asking the Niner faithful to weigh in.
Richmond’s city council is scheduled to take up the project at its meeting on Tuesday night. Councilmembers could impose additional conditions that are opposed by Chevron or approve the project without them.
Union officials said employees have been working without a contract since July 1, as the two sides have been negotiating since April.
A two-cents per ounce sugary beverage tax, commonly called the soda tax, could be put on the November ballot in San Francisco depending on the city’s board of supervisors vote on Tuesday.
The Oakland City Council has called a special session for Wednesday night, and they are expected to vote on the A’s lease deal.
People in the Bay Area have been trying to distance themselves from the folks in Los Angeles for years, and if voters approve a plan headed for the ballot, they’ll get closer to a whole state of separation.
Residents in a picturesque North Bay city are worried about a sudden rise in crime, and some believe one extra police officer could make all the difference.
The turnout at the polls was so light this morning that our own Insider Phil Matier was the first to vote at his polling place.