SF Lawmakers Vote To Waive Fees For Property Owners Building In-Law UnitsSan Francisco supervisors on Tuesday unanimously approved an ordinance making it easier for property owners to build in-law units or granny flats on the properties of single-family homes.
Lawmaker Seeks Harsher Penalties For Unpermitted Self-Driving CarsNew legislation proposed by a Bay Area lawmaker would increase the penalties for companies that test self-driving cars without proper permits.
Fines Over Permits Piling Up For Academy Of Art In San FranciscoIf you live or work in San Francisco, it's hard to miss the Academy of Art.
Licenses Suspended At San Jose Nightclub Where Shooting Broke Out At Chris Brown EventA San Jose nightclub where five people were shot at a private party hosted by popular R&B singer Chris Brown will has had its liquor and entertainment licenses suspended, police announced on Thursday.
U.S. Forest Service To Require News Media Buy Pricey Permits Before Taking Photos, Videos On Federal LandsThe U.S. Forest Service is finalizing new regulations that could change the landscape of media coverage of issues dealing with federally maintained wild land, requiring expensive permits before photography is allowed, and imposing hefty fines for news organizations that violate the process.
Solano County Wind Farm Receives First-Of-Its-Kind Permit To Allow Eagle DeathsA Solano County wind farm will become the first in the nation to avoid prosecution if eagles are injured or die when they run into the giant turning blades, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service said Thursday.
Random Food Inspections Recommended For South Bay Food TrucksA new report by the Santa Clara County Civil Grand Jury calls for more oversight of food truck operations and finds their regulations to be insufficient.
San Jose City Council Eases Restrictions On Food TrucksThe new ordinance makes it easier for vendors to sell fresh fruit and vegetables.
SF Surveillance Camera Provision Prompts LGBT Privacy ConcernsSome businesses that are seeking liquor licenses in San Francisco are being told to install security cameras in order to get a permit, once again sparking a debate about privacy concerns.
KCBS Cover Story: Watching What You Eat - Part 3In this KCBS Cover Story, the cleanliness of food trucks is put under the microscope, as more and more are popping up around the Bay Area.
San Francisco To Issue Up To 200 New Temporary Taxi PermitsThe San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency board of directors on Tuesday approved temporary permits that will allow up to 200 more taxis to operate on the city’s streets.
Menlo Park City Council Approves Facebook Headquarters Expansion The Menlo Park City Council has paved the way for Facebook to nearly double the number of employees at its headquarters in exchange for numerous investments the company has agreed to make in the community.
More Taxis Coming To The Streets Of San FranciscoSan Francisco is looking to improve taxi cab service and shorten wait times by issuing 50 new part-time cab permits on a trial basis.
Oakland Council Approves New Food Truck Regulations The Oakland City Council on Tuesday night approved a pilot program that will allow clusters of mobile food vendors to do business in parts of the city.
Occupy Santa Rosa Camp Shrinking As Permits ExpireCampers at the "Occupy Santa Rosa" site at City Hall were taking down their tents Tuesday because their camping permits expire on Wednesday.