Layoffs From Solyndra Shutdown Hundreds More Than Original ReportNewly-released documents show that nearly 1,900 people lost their jobs last year when Fremont’s Solyndra Solar Panel maker failed last year, hundreds more than the company’s initial claim.
Philanthropist Hellman Mourned At San Francisco Memorial ServiceA memorial service is being held Wednesday for San Francisco financier and philanthropist Warren Hellman, who died Sunday at the age of 77.
San Francisco Financier, Philanthropist Warren Hellman DiesSan Francisco financier and philanthropist Warren Hellman died Sunday at the age of 77, according to news reports.
BART Recruits Loyal Riders For Scripted Support At News ConferenceBay Area Rapid Transit's media-management policies are in the spotlight again following a report in the Bay Citizen that the agency tried to recruit loyal riders and give them a script to read at a press conference ahead of a planned protest on August 11th.
Two Oakland City Council Members Deny Special Treatment By PoliceTwo Oakland City Council members deny receiving special treatment from police after their cars were burglarized.
BART Police Shooting Witness Questions Use Of Lethal ForceAt least one witness to the shooting of a man by BART police Sunday night at the Civic Center Station in San Francisco is questioning why the officers' had to use lethal force.