CPUC President Calls PG&E's Management Of Shutoffs 'Unacceptable'The California Public Utilities Commission on Thursday blasted PG&E amid the utility's Public Safety Power Shutoff, which has affected more than 800,000 customers throughout the state since Wednesday.
Alameda Residents Step Up to Aid Furloughed Coast Guard Service MembersA food giveaway was held Sunday in Alameda -- not for disaster victims or the homeless, but for a group of people we often regard as heroes.
Pelosi, Dems Ready Strategy For Ending Government ShutdownOn Thursday, January 3, Democrats will control the House of Representatives for the first time since 2011 and the first item on the agenda is clear: end the government shutdown.
Partial Shutdown For Northbay Picnickers Means Bring Your Own Potty, Trash BinIt was a beautiful New Year’s Day at Rodeo Beach, unless you need to go to the bathroom. Due to the partial government shutdown, they are closed.
Toys 'R' Us Will Close Or Sell All US StoresThe iconic toy retailer will shut or sell all of its 735 stores in the United States, according to court documents filed early Thursday.
Apple Apologizes For Slowing Down Older iPhonesApple publicly apologized to customers for the battery performance of older iPhone models and announced it is slashing prices for replacement batteries from $79 to $29 for one year.
Oldest White Supremacist Website Shut Down After ComplaintsThe founder of the internet's oldest white supremacist site said he was trying to get back online Monday after a company revoked its domain name.
Multi-Car Crash Shuts Down WB Highway 4 In Antioch, At Least 10 HurtHighway 4 was reopened after a major injury pileup on shut down all westbound lanes near A Street in Antioch.
Grass Fire Prompts Temporary Ride Shutdown At Alameda County FairA small grass fire drifted smoke across the Alameda County Fair, prompting the shut down of some rides, and closed a major road in Pleasanton Wednesday afternoon.
Wednesday's BART Shutdown Blamed On Technician Triggering Disaster DrillBART was shut down for 20 minutes Wednesday morning when a system controller inadvertently triggered a disaster training scenario.
Icy, Winter Storm Could Shut Down I-5 Grapevine Christmas EveThe NWS warns a winter storm could wreak havoc on holiday travelers by shutting down the main artery connecting Northern and Southern California on Christmas Eve.
Caregivers For Disabled Fight Proposed Shutdown Of Sonoma Developmental CenterSusan Farrell's life is about to change, completely. The closure of her long term care facility is a change her brother worries she can't handle.
Muni To Shut Down Subway Service Every Night To Upgrade Equipment DowntownDowntown subway service on all light-rail lines will shut down early every night from Friday July 31 until January 2016 to allow for upgrades to radio and emergency communications systems, according to the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency.
Text Message Code Discovered That Will Shut Down Your iPhoneThe message, revealed on Reddit late Tuesday, seems to exploit an inability of the app's preview feature to correctly render the characters, which are not the standard alphanumerics or emoticons one typically texts. After repeated attempts, the app crashes, leaving the user unable to send or receive texts as usual.
Golden Gate Bridge Approach To Shut Down At End Of MonthThe primary connector from downtown San Francisco to the Golden Gate bridge will shut down for a long weekend at the end of the month, leaving drivers to look for other options or avoid the city entirely.