Oakland Resumes 'Bulky Block Party' Trash Disposal Events To Stem Illegal DumpingAfter a year of shutdowns and amid a rise in illegal dumping, city officials in Oakland are resuming monthly "Bulky Block Party" events for residents to legally dispose of large items.
Divers Begin 6-Month Project to Rid Lake Tahoe of TrashA team of scuba divers on Friday completed the first dive of a massive, six-month effort to rid Lake Tahoe of fishing rods, tires, aluminum cans, beer bottles and other trash accumulating underwater.
Marin Buzzes Over San Anselmo Bear Sighting; Officials Say He Was Likely Searching For FoodMarin County was still buzzing on Friday, nearly a day after a bear sighting in San Anselmo. Meanwhile, wildlife officials told KPIX 5 that the bear was a juvenile looking to establish new territory, got lost and then got hungry.
BART Officials Present Revised $1.02B Budget; Moves Up Start Of Extended HoursBART officials took another step Thursday toward approving a balanced budget for fiscal year 2022, as the transit agency's budget officials presented a revised proposal that includes an $8 million increase in passenger revenue.
Wildfire Season: Santa Rosa Declares Very Early Start For Fire SeasonThe Santa Rosa Fire Department plans to officially declare the start of the area’s wildfire season on May 17 -- significantly earlier than previous years.
Feinstein, Padilla Ask Biden Admin To Get China To Lift Tariffs On U.S. WinesThree U.S. senators, including both representing California, sent a letter to the White House Tuesday asking trade officials to push China to lift its tariffs on American wine.
Caltrain Holding Public Hearings On Proposed Fare ChangesCaltrain announced Tuesday a public hearing for later this month to obtain public input on a proposal to extend its monthly pass fare discount to 2023.
EBMUD Seeks To Increase Water, Sewer Rates By 4% Annually In New BudgetOfficials with the East Bay Municipal Utility District announced Monday that the agency is seeking to raise water and wastewater rates starting in July.
South Lake Tahoe Boat Ramp Closed Due To Low Water Levels After Dry WinterA least one boat ramp at Lake Tahoe won’t be opening to motorized vessels this summer due to low water levels caused by an unusually dry winter.
Yosemite Climbers Face New Obstacle: Overnight PermitsClimbing El Capitan and the famous big walls of Yosemite National Park got a bit harder Friday.
Woman Killed In Cupertino Late Night Suspected DUI CrashA woman was killed and a suspected drunken driver with two previous DUI convictions in custody after a horrific 280 crash Friday night in Cupertino, authorities said.
San Jose Firefighters Make Quick Work Of Containing 10-Acre Brushfire Firefighters quickly brought a 10-acre grass fire under control in South San Jose on Sunday morning.
DA Chesa Boudin Outraged; 2 Killed in Separate Shootings Saturday in San Francisco Potrero Hill NeighborhoodA man who was shot Saturday afternoon in San Francisco's Potrero Hill neighborhood has died -- becoming the second homicide of the day to occur in the neighborhood, police said.
Former Golden State Warriors Top Pick Chris Webber Named To Hall Of Fame 2021 ClassFormer Golden State Warriors top draft pick Chris Webber had been a snubbed time and time again for entry into the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. His wait ended on Sunday.
San Francisco Homeless Camp to Be Removed Monday, Advocates Say Residents Have Right to StayPeople who have been living in their cars and in tents in a state-owned parking lot under Interstate 80 in San Francisco are slated to be removed on Monday but their advocates are arguing they have the right to stay under state law.