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Jamie Foxx of "The Amazing Spider-Man 2" in Mountain View for "Hands On Bay Area" Habitat Rehabilitation (credit: R. Del Rosario/CBS Local)

Cast of ‘Amazing Spider-Man 2’ Saves Bay Area Wildlife From Extinction

Along with a group of volunteers, the movie’s cast helped rescue Bay Area wildlife…

04/22/2014

Protesters shout slogans in front of a McDonald's restaurant in south Los Angeles where fast-food workers and their supporters gathered to protest wage theft on April 3, 2014. (Frederic J. Brown/AFP/Getty Images)

Growing Problem Of Wage Theft Affecting Thousands In Silicon Valley

In 2012-2013, the almost 2,000 workers in Santa Clara County who filed claims were awarded $8.4 million in owed wages, but only a third of that total has been collected.

04/21/2014

Crews inspect the scene near the Walnut Creek BART station, where two workers were killed by a train on October 19, 2013. (CBS)

BART Fined By State Officials For Incident In Which Two Workers Were Killed

Cal/OSHA has fined the transit agency $210,000 for the incident, where two workers were killed on the tracks near the Walnut Creek BART station.

04/17/2014

Costumed protesters block a Google employee shuttle bus in San Francisco, April 1, 2014. (CBS)

April Fool’s Protesters Block Google Bus In San Francisco Ahead Of Key Vote

Ahead of a San Francisco Board of Supervisors’ hearing this afternoon on a pending pilot program to charge private shuttle buses for using public bus stops, a group of protesters blocked a Google commuter bus in the city’s Mission District.

04/01/2014

Protesters inside a McDonald's restaurant on 25th Ave. in Oakland, March 18, 2014. (CBS)

Oakland Protesters Accuse McDonald’s Of Systematically Stealing Workers’ Pay

Police ordered a group protesters at an Oakland McDonald’s restaurant to leave the premises on Tuesday when they claimed the company was withholding their overtime pay.

03/18/2014

Work site where scaffolding collapsed on February 20, 2014. (Margie Shafer/CBS)

Workers Expected To Recover After Fall From Scaffolding In San Francisco’s SoMa

Two workers who fell Thursday from scaffolding at a skyscraper under construction in San Francisco’s South of Market neighborhood are expected to survive their injuries, a senior vice president with the project’s construction company said Friday.

02/21/2014

Work site where scaffolding collapsed on February 20, 2014. (Margie Shafer/CBS)

Workers Injured After Scaffolding Collapse In San Francisco

Two construction workers fell more than 30 feet and were extricated from beneath the scaffolding.

02/20/2014

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Closure Of Joe’s Of Westlake Restaurant Leaves Workers With Uncertain Future

Employees at the Daly City institution have no guarantees they will be rehired once new owners take over the space.

01/17/2014

Crews inspect the scene near the Walnut Creek BART station where two workers were hit and killed by a train on October 19, 2013. (CBS)

State Transit Officials Adopt New Rail Safety Rules Following BART Fatalities

The California Public Utilities Commission has unanimously adopted new rail safety regulations, less than two weeks after two Bay Area Rapid Transit workers were killed while working on the tracks.

10/31/2013

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Judge Rules SF Company Owes $1.34 Million For Violating Health Care Laws

A San Francisco Superior Court judge ordered a janitorial company on Wednesday to pay $1.34 million to 275 workers who didn’t receive health benefits required by city law.

10/17/2013

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