Bill Introduced To Expand Government Enforcement Powers Over UtilitiesA group of state legislators and Alameda County District Attorney Nancy O'Malley announced the introduction of a bill Tuesday that would give the state attorney general and local district attorneys the power to reprimand utility companies for failure to comply with safety regulations.
Unarmed, Uniformed New BART Ambassadors Aim To Keep Riders SafeOn Monday, BART riders got to meet representatives with the transit agency's new "ambassador" program that is aimed at improving security.
UPS Drivers Worried About Safety After Rash Of Armed RobberiesUPS drivers are concerned about their safety after a series of three armed robberies of UPS trucks in San Jose during the past week.
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.'