BART Directors Vote In Favor Of Compromise On New Car DesignBART directors voted 5-2 Thursday in favor of a proposal for the design of future train cars that seeks to achieve a compromise between the competing requests of bike riders, wheelchair users and blind people.
Paddle Boarder Captures Close Encounter With Gray Whales On Camera Near San FranciscoA San Francisco paddle boarder had a close encounter with a couple gray whales, and caught the whole thing on camera.
Investor Icahn Drops Bid To Force eBay To Sell Off PayPal The e-commerce company has been fighting a push from the activist investor to spin off PayPal, eBay’s mobile payment business that is growing revenue faster than the rest of the company. Icahn launched his campaign against the company in January.
Governor's Panel Told BART, Unions Millions Of Dollars Apart On New ContractBART and its unions remain tens of millions of dollars apart in their contract proposals, the two sides said in testimony before a three-member board appointed by Gov. Jerry Brown to investigate the contract dispute.
Fish & Game President Ousted In Wake Of Cougar ShootingThe California Fish and Game Commission removed its president on Wednesday, months after he was criticized for killing a mountain lion in Idaho.
Yahoo Director To Leave Amid CEO Hiring Dispute A Yahoo director embroiled in an investigation into an inaccuracy about CEO Scott Thompson’s academic credentials is surrendering her seat on the troubled Internet company’s board.
California High-Speed Rail Authority Approves New Business PlanThe authority overseeing efforts to build a high-speed rail system in California has approved its revised business plan, sending the ambitious project to an uncertain fate in the Legislature.
Best Skateboarding Shops In San FranciscoNobody beats San Fran for skate shops, but finding the right fit is paramount for anyone who loves the skateboarding life. Shops like the best five here provide a tight-knit community that keeps every boarder up to par in addition to sending shoppers home satisfied.
Activist Investor Buys Up Yahoo Stake; Slams Board
HP Boardroom Makeover OKd; New Fight With OracleHewlett-Packard Co. has won investors' approval for its deep boardroom makeover in the wake of the company's CEO scandal.
AC Transit To Slash Weekend, Overnight Service AC Transit weekend service has been cut in half and most of its overnight runs eliminated to save the struggling agency about $11 million, following the board's unanimous vote Wednesday night.