The annual celebration is an example of how commuting by bicycle has gotten easier in the Bay Area.
More than 1,000 unionized construction workers walked off the job Thursday at the UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital in Mission Bay. The workers are upset after six non-union construction workers were brought on the job on Wednesday.
An estimated 100 residents turned out for a meeting Sunday to learn more about what’s been reported as the surprising spread of toxic TCE in groundwater.
Bloom Energy Corp. has been paying 14 workers brought to the United States from Chihuahua, Mexico the equivalent of $2.66 per hour for refurbishing work performed at the company headquarters in Sunnyvale.
Those in favor said the money will go back to the local economy while those opposed fell it will especially hurt young people looking for jobs.
The Federal Reserve projects the unemployment rate will stay elevated until late 2015, suggesting it will keep short-term interest rates low for the next three years.
When it comes to farm worker rights, Cesar Chavez was a fierce fighter. But for the last three decades, North Bay farm workers have had their own faithful friend, Father John Brenkle.
Port spokesman Isaac Kos-Read said the workers were preventing trucks from entering the facility Tuesday morning. Longshoremen were also being kept from their jobs.
Port workers who say they have gone 16 months without a new contract plan to go on strike Monday and Tuesday in Oakland.
The buses are used by tech companies in Silicon Valley to shuttle employees from San Francisco.