Santa Clara County Close To Framing ‘Living-Wage’ Ordinance With the framework close to being finished, Santa Clara County is moving forward with work on a living-wage ordinance, with a first step due in June.
SF Jewish Center Increases Security Measures After Fatal Weekend Shootings In Kansas Security has been increased at the Jewish Community Center San Francisco as a precaution following the weekend shootings at Jewish centers in Kansas.
FDA Loophole May Be Allowing Unsafe Chemicals In Your Food A loophole in the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) regulations may be allowing unsafe chemicals in your food, according to the findings of one environmental organization.
Samsung Appeases San Francisco DA’s Request For Smartphone Anti-Theft FeatureIn a major victory for San Francisco’s District Attorney George Gascon, Samsung has agreed to make anti-theft features available on its latest smartphone.
BART Increases Fares; Where Does The Money Go? BART is ringing in the New Year with a fare increase. The transportation agency said riders can expect a 19-cent on average increase per trip with the money going towards improvements.
San Francisco Woman Charged With Felonies In Crash That Killed TeenSan Francisco prosecutors charged a 58-year-old woman for felony gross vehicular manslaughter for allegedly causing a crash that killed a teenage boy in the city's Lower Pacific Heights neighborhood in September.
Redwood City Metal Recycling Facility Had Been Issued Violation For Previous Fire A Redwood City metal recycling facility that caught fire on Sunday received a public nuisance violation for a similar incident, according to the Bay Area Air Quality Management District.
Petition Drive Underway To Overturn Law Giving New Access To Transgender StudentsA petition drive is underway to overturn legislation signed into law by the Governor Jerry Brown that would make accommodations for transgendered students in California’s public schools.
California Program To Benefit Urban Farming Begins Next Year A new California program aimed at promoting community gardens and urban farming will take effect in the new year.
3 Dozen Officers Graduate From Oakland Police AcademyThe Oakland Police Department has taken another step in beefing up its understaffed force with the graduation of three-dozen officers from the police academy on Friday.
Oakland Ordered To Repay $170M In Redevelopment AssetsA state audit has determined Oakland must return money and property inappropriately transferred from the city’s Redevelopment Agency before it was dissolved.