Following Amtrak Derailment In Philadelphia, Caltrain Hopes To Have Positive Train Control System Installed By End of 2015Caltrain officials hope to have the Positive Train Control System installed and up-and-running by the end of 2015.
East Bay MUD Considers Excessive Water Use Penalty For CustomersWater wasters in the East Bay are looking at new outdoor water restrictions as well as penalties because of California’s exceptional drought.
Latest Count Shows Number Of San Mateo County Homeless Drops Significantly To 689San Mateo County leaders are exploring the possible reasons why there has been a significant drop in the number of homeless people on the Peninsula.
Design Forum Held To Give San Francisco’s Most Dilapidated Playgrounds A MakeoverSan Francisco is poised to spend millions of dollars to improve some of the city's most dilapidated playground and planners are getting public input on how they should move forward.
Levi's Stadium To Ice The Field For Outdoor Sharks Hockey Game Amid Abnormally Warm WinterThe countdown is on to the National Hockey League's first ever outdoor game to be played in Northern California. A refrigeration truck that will help make all the ice arrived Monday afternoon at Levi's Stadium.
New MLB Commissioner Optimistic About New Oakland A's Ballpark; San Jose Still In Fight For The TeamThe new commissioner of Major League Baseball said he is optimistic that the Athletics will be able to get a new ball park in Oakland. But those who want to see the A's move to San Jose say they’re not yet ready to throw in the towel.
SFPD Officer May Be Disfigured For Life After Attack With Tequila Bottle During Ferguson Protest ViolenceViolent protesters slash an officer's face, leaving a significant gash across his nose and mouth. “This march, if it ever was a First Amendment march, got hijacked by a criminal fringe element bent on destruction and criminal conduct. Were it not for the efforts of the officers and the leadership on the ground, it could have been far worse,” Suhr said.
79 Arrests In San Francisco Union Square Black Friday Protests, 5 Officers InjuredSan Francisco's police chief says 79 people in all were charged in connection with a protest at Union Square during Black Friday that turned violent. At least five SFPD officers were injured during their response.
Oakland Anti-Police Brutality March Coincides With 1-Year-Anniversary Of Andy Lopez Shooting DeathAbout 200 demonstrators took to the streets in downtown Oakland on Wednesday as part of a rally and march against police brutality. The event coincided with the one-year anniversary of the shooting death of 13-year-old Andy Lopez from Santa Rosa, by a sheriff’s deputy.
Bay Area Refineries May Face New Air Quality RulesBay Area oil refineries may have to cope with new air quality rules next year forcing them to cap their greenhouse gas emissions by as much as 20 percent as air officials have asked their staff to come up with new regulations.
San Francisco Fire Commission Meets Behind Closed Doors To Discuss Embattled Chief’s Job Performance 150 firefighters gave the San Francisco Fire Chief a vote of no-confidence regarding her job performance in a closed-door meeting Thursday night.