BART Police Revamping Approach To Patrolling SystemBART wants its officers to be more familiar with the beats they patrol. So officials have divided four zones into five and divided those even further.
Oakland Youth Boxing Club In Danger Of Being ShutteredThe decades-old East Oakland Boxing Association has been around for approximately 25 years, providing not only a boxing program but other activities for its 500 members in one of Oakland's tougher neighborhoods.
Golden Gate Bridge District Looks To Ditch Toll Takers Toll takers could be eliminated by this time next year.
BART Agrees To Study Possible Livermore ExtensionSupporters say the project would ease traffic congestion and pollution in the area. Critics say BART should focus on maintaining and improving its existing lines.
BART Police Ramp Up Efforts To Catch Bike ThievesFaced with a rash of bicycle thefts, BART police will be stepping up efforts to educate riders who two-wheel to stations and catch those who are stealing them.
Aging BART Car Maintenance Requiring 24-Hour OperationIt takes mechanics operating 24 hours a day to keep the current fleet of BART cars on the rails, but transit officials say it's getting more difficult by the day to keep the fleet operating.
Oakland Police Chief Says Gangs To Blame For Recent MurdersOakland Police Chief Howard Jordan said Tuesday the city had 14 homicides so far this year, which is two more than it had at this time last year.
South SF Meat Company Pays Fine For Ammonia LeakColumbus Manufacturing also agreed to spend $6 million to upgrade its refrigeration system following two ammonia leaks in 2009.
Rash Of Homicides Hit OaklandSix homicides have been reported in the city since Friday.
Former San Ramon Officer Pleads Guilty To Drug TheftFormer San Ramon Police Officer Louis Lombardi pleaded guilty Thursday to stealing drugs, money and property while serving search warrants and making arrests.
Pleasanton School Board OKs Drug-Sniffing Dogs On CampusThe Pleasanton School Board has voted to approve the use of drug-sniffing dogs at three high school campuses.
Teen Tourist Sexually Assaulted Near San Francisco Fisherman's WharfPolice have arrested a man suspected of assaulting a girl in San Francisco’s Fisherman’s Wharf neighborhood early Tuesday morning.
Richmond College Student Shot To Death In CarA community college student was shot and killed Monday evening as he and his sister were in their car getting ready to go to school.
Mirkarimi Trial Date Set For FebruarySan Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi is due back in court Monday where a trial date is expected to be set in the domestic violence case he's facing.
Oakland Police Standoff With Barricaded Suspect, Child Ends PeacefullyA police standoff involving a barricaded suspect with a child in Oakland's Fruitvale neighborhood ended peacefully Monday morning, according to authorities.