2012 Chevron Refinery Fire Ignites New Legislative EffortsTwo East Bay lawmakers have introduced bills in Sacramento meant to address issues that they say came up following last year's Chevron Refinery fire.
California Targets Families, Tourists From China In Marketing CampaignCalifornia tourism officials are already upbeat about the number of visitors who head for the Golden State. As it stands, California has the world's tenth largest travel economy.
Federal Officials Target Websites Selling Counterfeit GoodsIn an undercover operation, the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Homeland Security Investigations, along with law enforcement agencies from across the globe seized 132 domain names on Monday.
Bay Area Charities Rely On Social Media To Generate Donations Over The HolidaysWith the holiday season quickly upon us, charities are getting anxious for donations from generous Bay Area residents. One way they seem to be connecting: social media.
Plan To Offer Free Youth Rides On SF Muni Dealt Another BlowSan Francisco Supervisor Scott Wiener has proposed that $6.7 million go towards maintenance on Muni rather than a pilot program for free passes for low-income youth.
New 669 Area Code Joins South Bay 408 Region SaturdayThe California Public Utilities Commission is reminding South Bay residents that they will have to dial area codes for local calls beginning Saturday.
Oakland May Turn To Sheriff And CHP To Augment Police ForceAn Oakland City councilmember said Thursday the city should explore whether officers from other police agencies could bolster staffing at the Oakland Police Department until the next academy class graduates.
Golden State Warriors Unveil San Francisco Arena PlansThe Golden State Warriors gave a first glimpse Monday of the team’s proposed arena on Piers 30-32 in San Francisco.
Judge Suspends San Bruno Explosion Hearings For Closed-Door NegotiationsA California judge has approved a request to suspend public hearings and hold closed-door negotiations on fines to be levied after a deadly natural gas pipeline explosion in San Bruno.
Oakland Housing Authority Accepts Applications For Low-Income HousingThe Oakland Housing Authority began accepting online applications for its low-income housing waiting list on Monday, a process the city carries out every three years.
Bay Area Congresswoman Wants Online Sales Tax For All 50 StatesCongresswoman Jackie Speier said the the state is losing $2 billion a year and the country is losing $23 billion in online sales tax revenue.
California Eligible For $43M In Unspent Highway EarmarksCalifornia is getting $43 million in unspent highway earmarks from the federal government, according to Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood.
Donors Step Up To Help San Francisco’s Iconic Brown TwinsDonations have poured in to help the iconic Brown twins remain together since the older sister, Vivian, developed Alzheimer’s requiring round the clock care that landed her in the hospital.
KCBS Cover Story: Richmond Summer Camp Focuses On Kids' NutritionMedical professionals, educators and parents have all been sounding the alarm about the skyrocketing problem of childhood obesity. Teaching kids about eating right is important - and can be challenging in any environment - but it's an especially welcome lesson this summer at the Nevin Community Center in Richmond's rough Iron Triangle neighborhood.
San Francisco Mayor Lee Unveils 2-Year Budget, Says Brighter Days Aheadan Francisco Mayor Ed Lee unveiled his new budget Thursday, claiming the city’s economy is recovering and that it’s experiencing better tax revenues than expected.