Newsmaker Interview: East Bay Congressman Says Impeachment Is WarrantedKPIX 5 political correspondent Phil Matier spoke with Bay Area congressman Mark DeSaulnier (D-Concord) about the impact of the Mueller report on public opinion and whether it will lead to the impeachment of President Donald Trump.
San Francisco Set To Spend $600 Million For Market St. MakeoverIt sure looks good on paper: a mega-million dollar makeover of San Francisco’s mid-Market Street with new bikes lanes, trolley tracks and sidewalk seating right in the heart of the Twitter tax break zone.
Wood Framing At Construction Sites Increasing Arson VulnerabilityAfter yet another large fire at a Bay Area construction site, there is new scrutiny on the building techniques that turn unfinished projects into a perfect opportunity for arsonists.
BART Eyes New Solutions To Fare Cheats And The Problems They CauseYou don't have to look hard to find fare cheats on BART. But not only does BART have a fare gate problem, they have a problem with what happens after people jump the gate.
Spectacular Salesforce Transit Center Set For Grand OpeningThe press got a sneak preview of the Salesforce Transit Center on Wednesday, taking in a new structure that is destined to become a San Francisco landmark.
BART's Fleet Of The Future Is Already Spending The Present Getting RepairedBay Area Rapid Transit's fleet of the future is spending less time on the tracks and more time in the repair shop as mechanics continue to work out glitches.
State Legislation Aims To Preserve Union Strength Ahead Of DecisionIn anticipation of the Supreme Court's ruling on union fees Wednesday, California Governor Jerry Brown had already signed bills that tightened up the rules for people opting out of union plans.
Protesters Shouting Racial Slurs Disrupt San Francisco Mayoral Candidate ForumSan Francisco’s mayoral race took a nasty turn over the weekend during a candidate forum which was disrupted by protesters hurling racial slurs.
Police Officers Union Ad Rips SFPD Over Leaving Terrorism Task ForceSan Francisco's police officer union is running radio ads blasting the SFPD for pulling out of FBI's Joint Terrorism Task Force.
Study Will Test Firefighters for Exposure to Toxins in North Bay WildfiresResearchers are studying whether firefighters suffered any toxic exposure in last month's deadly Northern California wildfires.
Political Divide Over California Gas Tax HikeWhile some politicians applauded the enacting of a new gas tax in California and the money it will bring for road and transit repairs, others are already preparing a repeal effort.
BART Fare Evasion Crackdown Prompted By Increasing Rider ComplaintsIt appears public outcry was instrumental in getting Bay Area Rapid Transit to ramp up enforcement efforts against fare cheats.
BART Handing Out Free Tickets Amid Lower Weekend RidershipBay Area Rapid Transit officials are handing out free tickets good for weekend rides across the system.
Social Worker Hired To Help Berkeley People's Park HomelessThe University of California, Berkeley has hired a social worker to help the homeless in People's Park.
Engineers Find Possible Fix For Sinking Millennium TowerThe Millennium Tower in San Francisco is still sinking, but now engineers hired by the building's developers have apparently come up with a fix.