New NHTSA Rule Requires Hybrid, Electric Cars To Make Noise At Low SpeedsNew hybrid and electric cars are required to make noise when traveling at low speeds so that pedestrians will hear them coming.
New Technology To Hush Annoying BART Train ScreechingBART says new technology can quiet the screeching that has many riders sticking their fingers in their ears by about half.
FDA Approves Drug To Help Dogs Frightened By FireworksThis Fourth of July holiday weekend, fireworks will be booming around the country, creating loud noises leave many pets trembling with anxiety.
Private Silicon Valley Social Club Draws Noise ComplaintsA private social club for Silicon Valley’s elite is ruffling feathers over reports from neighbors of excessive noise.
‘Roaracle’ Is The Loudest NBA Arena, But Could All That Noise Affect Your Hearing?With decibels levels expected to exceed 100 at Oracle Arena, people more susceptible to hearing loss are likely to feel the effects of all the loud noise.
Tuesday's Roaring Navy Fighter Jet Over Berkeley Was Just A Pilot Saying 'Hello' To His Brother At CalThe supersonic, low-flying navy fighter jet seen buzzing over Berkeley Tuesday afternoon was reportedly flown by the brother of a Cal grad student.
Noise, Air Pollution Concerns Prompt Potential Leaf Blower Ban In SunnyvaleThe city of Sunnyvale is looking into possibly restricting or banning use of leaf blowers because of numerous noise complaints and air pollution concerns.
San Francisco Supervisor Proposes Legislation To Protect City’s Live Music Venues From ClosingSupervisor London Breed is hoping her legislation will keep the music playing at long-standing entertainment venues across the city.
Coalition Of Parents Shocked To Discover Planned Parenthood Teaching Sex Ed At East Bay SchoolsA coalition of high school parents in the East Bay said they were shocked and upset to find out Planned Parenthood was teaching sex education classes to their children.
Source Of Mysterious Rumbling In Concord-Clayton Area DiscoveredThe source of a mysterious rumbling in the Concord-Clayton area that had been keeping residents awake at night has been confirmed.
Dozens Of San Francisco Residents Complain About Noise From Beyonce-Jay Z ConcertMany residents from Bernal Heights, the Outer Mission, Potrero Hill and the Castro complained about the loud noise from Tuesday night's concert.
49ers Seeking Solutions For Airplane Noise From Mineta San Jose During Levi's Stadium EventsThe San Francisco 49ers are hoping the crowd noise at new Levi’s Stadium will surpass that of their northwest rival Seattle Seahawks’ stadium, which has been called the loudest in the league. But it may be airplane noise that is even more disruptive to the flow of the game.
Concert Speakers Not Loud Enough To Replicate Seahawks CrowdCenturyLink field, home to this weekend’s NFC Championship game and the Seattle Seahawks, is perhaps the loudest sporting venue on earth and can be a real advantage for the home team. Just how loud is it?
Partying By Google Interns Draws Complaints By NeighborsA high-priced Silicon Valley apartment complex has become quieter after Google interns were put on notice after neighbors complained over their loud and rowdy parties.
New Great America Coaster Reopens After Fixing Noise IssuesCalifornia's Great America theme park reopened its newest roller coaster in time for the 4th of July holiday weekend, after noise complaints from a nearby building forced the park to make modifications.