California’s High-Speed Rail Project Piques Private-Investor Interest California's high-speed rail project could be getting a financial shot in the arm from the private sector.
Environmental Group Names Bay Area’s ‘Dirtiest’ Beach A Marin County beach has earned the dubious distinction of being named the dirtiest in the Bay Area.
Bill To Repeal Law Requiring Restaurant Workers To Use Gloves Approved By State SenateMany workers in the restaurant industry were up in arms about the law, arguing it would create unnecessary waste of disposable gloves and restrict their work.
SF Archbishop Responds To Letter Urging Him To Cancel Appearance At Rally Against Same-Sex MarriageSan Francisco Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone responded Monday to an open letter signed by Lt. Gov Gavin Newsom, San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee and other state, city and faith and community leaders asking him to cancel his appearance at an upcoming rally against same-sex marriage.
North Bay Congressmen Call For Increased Funding To Investigate Food Safety BreachesCongressmen Mike Thompson and Jared Huffman want to increase the funding allocated to federal food safety breach investigators, following a massive recall this year at a Petaluma slaughterhouse.
Hayward Man In Custody After San Francisco Hit-And-Run, Driving Rampage A Hayward man was arrested Monday after a series of hit and run crashes in San Francisco Sunday night, where according to police, two pedestrians were injured.
Anti-Eviction Group Publishes List Of Tech Landlords With History Of Evictions In San FranciscoAn anti-eviction group has compiled list of San Francisco landlords from the tech industry that have a history of evicting tenants.
California’s Low-Income Renters Could Get Tax Rebate With Newly-Introduced Legislation Two members of California’s State Assembly have introduced legislation that would provide tax rebates for low-income renters in California on a sliding-scale basis.
San Francisco Supervisor Introduces Resolution To Improve Late-Night Transit Options A lot of people don't think of San Francisco as a 24-hour city, but city Supervisor Scott Wiener disagrees. The lawmaker has taken preliminary steps to improve late-night public transportation options.
‘Hippie Hill’ Crackdown Expected At SF’s Golden Gate Park, 4/20 Festivities Not only is this Sunday Easter Sunday, but it happens to fall on 4/20, a major marijuana lover's celebration that brings thousands to Golden Gate Park every year. Law enforcement said they'll be out in full force.
San Francisco During Civil Rights Movement: 50 Years Since Auto Row ProtestsThis week marks the 50th anniversary of a civil rights demonstration where hundreds of protesters were arrested at car dealerships along San Francisco's Auto Row.
Animal Update: Dealing With Pets’ Eye ProblemsDr. Jennifer Scarlett from the SF SPCA talks about pets' eye-care and how elderly animals can be treated for diseases like glaucoma that can lead to blindness.
Monday Deadline To Begin Applying For Covered California, Must Be Finished By April 15thThere’s no extension of the deadline to sign up for Covered California, but people who start their applications by Monday will have until April 15th to finish the process.
BART Developing App That Will Allow Riders To Report Crime DiscreetlyThe smartphone app will allow riders to take a picture without sound or flash, and communicate with police if they need to in a quiet manner.
Enrollment In State’s Food Assistance Program More Than Doubled During Recession Participation in CalFresh, California's food assistance program, more than doubled during the economic downturn according to information coming out of the state legislative analyst’s office.