Federal Plan To Allow Electric Bikes On National Park Trail Raises Safety ConcernsLast month, the Trump administration ordered a change in regulations to allow electric bicycles on every national park trail on which regular bikes are permitted. The news has drawn a mixed reaction.
Deadly Dive Boat Fire Raises Concerns About Charter SafetyIn the wake of the Labor Day dive boat tragedy, concerns are being raised about passenger safety on chartered boats in San Francisco Bay.
Ranking Places San Ramon As Safest City In CaliforniaIf you’re looking for a safe place to raise your child, you might consider the East Bay city of San Ramon, which was recently ranked safest in California.
Coyotes Spotted Near San Bruno School Raise Safety ConcernsA coyote spotted Wednesday on a grassy field just steps from a playground used by children in after school program prompted teachers to keep the kids indoors in San Bruno.
Bay Area 'National Night Out' Events Promote Safe Neighborhoods During Troubled TimesIn an effort to strengthen relations between citizens and law enforcement agencies, communities across the Bay Area and the rest of the country are taking part in National Night Out events Tuesday evening.
Experts: Gilroy Shooting Should Prompt Improved Emergency Plans At EventsEvent organizers should review their emergency plans after the deadly shooting at Gilroy Garlic Festival to see if they can make additional safety improvements, law enforcement experts said.
BART Police Chief Retires With Rider Safety Concerns On The RiseAfter two years on the job, BART Police Chief Carlos Rojas retired after working his last day on the job was Monday.
Muni Workers To Protest Safety Conditions, Wages On Transit SystemSFMTA workers gathered in San Francisco Thursday to demand safety improvements, better working conditions and wages in the wake of numerous problems with Muni.
Gov. Newsom Proposes $15M Grant To Fight Hate Crimes At Places Of WorshipOn Monday, California Gov. Gavin Newsom announced his support for a $15 million grant to protect places of worship.
Three Victims In Deadly Ethiopian Airline Crash Had Northern California TiesReports indicate three victims who died in the Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302 tragedy Sunday had ties to Northern California.
SFPD Reminds Drivers To Stay Safe On Roads With Holiday VideoIn keeping with the increasingly popular trend of law enforcement agencies commissioning videos to promote both a positive public image and safety, the San Francisco Police Department on Friday released a holiday video with a message.
The 'Dutch Reach' Can Prevent Car Doorings, Save Bicyclist's LivesA simple switch of the hand getting out of the car can save the bicyclists' lives and reduce deadly 'car doorings.'
New Ride-Sharing App Geared Towards Women Launches In San FranciscoA new ride-sharing service geared toward women worried about their safety is rolling out in San Francisco.
Tips For Staying Safe And Secure In The WorkplaceBilal Kassem, managing attorney at the Pacific Workers Compensation Law Center tells BAF what you need to stay informed and secure in the workplace.
Windy, Dry Conditions Increase Fire Danger Over The WeekendContinuing dry weather, brittle grasslands, warm fall temperatures, low humidity and high winds expected this weekend add up to some critical fire weather, the National Weather Service reported Friday, prompting a call for extreme fire safety in the Bay Area.