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BART Claims Agent Filed False Police Report To Impact Contract Talks

A BART station agent is being charged for filing a false police report that led to a man being jailed. BART claims the agent filed the report to pressure the agency in contract negotiations with unions.

06/21/2013

A Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) train operator waits for passengers to enter the train at the Daly City station. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

BART Negotiations Become Increasingly Contentious, Strike Looms

Bay Area Rapid Transit workers placed leaflets at stations around the Bay Area Thursday morning as their contract talks with management has become increasingly contentious.

06/20/2013

The Richmond Chevron refinery fire as seen from San Francisco. (FoTo Taker/CBS)

Chevron Report Details Failures That Led To Richmond Refinery Fire

Corrosion that damaged a steel pipe led to a disastrous fire at Chevron’s Richmond refinery last August, oil company officials confirmed in a report released Friday.

04/12/2013

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Bulldozer Kills San Leandro Recycling Plant Worker

An employee has been crushed to death by a bulldozer at a recycling plant in San Leandro.

06/20/2012

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