Newsom Enlists California Highway Patrol To Help Stop Smash And Grab RobberiesAfter a rash of smash-and-grab robberies, Gov. Gavin Newsom ordered California Highway Patrol officers to increase patrols on freeways adjacent to busy California shopping centers and make stops at the malls.
Bay Area Fast Food Workers To Walk Off Job Tuesday Over Health, Safety StandardsFast food workers are striking statewide Tuesday, including in Oakland and Campbell, to demand better health and safety standards at their workplaces.
San Francisco Chase Center Deemed Up To Code After Falls During Phish ConcertThe San Francisco Department of Building Inspection deemed Chase Center is up to code, after one person died and two people were injured from falls during a Phish concert at the arena Sunday night.
UPDATE: Phish Guitarist Trey Anastasio Says Tragic Events at Chase Center Left Band 'Heartbroken'The guitarist for Phish paused during the band's Tuesday night concert in Oregon to briefly speak about the tragic events at the Chase Center in San Francisco that left one person dead and two injured.
UPDATE: Phish Fan Injured After Being Fallen On at SF Chase Center Concert Describes Brush with DeathThe man struck by a fellow concert goer who accidentally fell from the Chase Center upper deck at Sunday night's Phish show suffered a broken leg, but told KPIX on Tuesday the accident easily could have been fatal.
CA Lawmakers Vote To Legalize Rolling Stops For Cyclists; Bill Awaits Governor's SignatureA bill is on the Governor’s desk that would make it legal for bicycles to move through intersections with stop signs without stopping. It sounds dangerous, but proponents believe it will actually make things safer.
Stanford Students Call For Expulsion Of Classmate Over Racist, Violent Posts On Social MediaThousands of Stanford students were calling for the expulsion of a classmate over a string of racist comments and violent posts on social media.
'I Feel Safer': Concrete Barriers Replace Old Painted Bike Lanes In Downtown San JoseThe city of San Jose is replacing painted-on pavement bike lane designations, with permanent concrete barriers to provide safer bike commuter lanes.
Tesla Pulls Radar From 2 Models; Consumer Reports, NHTSA Pull Safety RankingsTwo key groups that offer automobile safety ratings have yanked their top endorsements of some Tesla vehicles because the Bay Area-based automaker has stopped using radar on its safety systems.
Asian American Attacks: Volunteers Chaperoning Seniors in Oakland Chinatown to Ease ConcernsSince the Atlanta spa shootings earlier this week, a group that offers chaperone service to seniors in Oakland Chinatown said they saw a big increase in the number of volunteers.
SF Neighbors Fed Up With Speeding Cars On Cesar Chavez After Hit-And-Run Driver Nearly Kills DogEver since Lila, a beloved neighborhood dog was nearly killed by a hit-and-run driver, neighbors are fed up with fast cars barreling along Cesar Chavez.
COVID Travel: Tests Ahead Of Holidays May Give People A False Sense Of SecurityCOVID test sites have been packed around the Bay Area this week as residents rush to get swabbed before Thanksgiving, hoping to get the all clear before family gatherings.
COVID Reopening: City Partners With San Francisco Unified To Support School AssessmentOfficials with the city and county of San Francisco and the San Francisco Unified School District on Thursday announced a partnership for assessing the COVID safety of the district's school facilities.
COVID-19 Update: State Releases Official Guidance On Halloween Celebrations, Strongly Discourages Trick-Or-TreatingCalifornia health officials on Tuesday released the state's official COVID-19 guidance for safely observing Halloween and Día de los Muertos celebrations later this month.
Nurses Launch 5-Day Strike At Alameda County Hospitals After 9 Months Of Labor Talks Fall ShortThousands of nurses walked off the job at Alameda County hospitals early Wednesday as nine months of failed labor negotiations have led to acrimony along the boisterous picket lines.