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Caltrans has released its first-ever bicycle and pedestrian plan to improve and organize "active transportation" methods in California. The plan sets a goal of creating ... out the project over the next ten years. California residents can access the plan online at ...
The organizer said that the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation has each inmate's charges listed, and they have their own hearing process where those detained can appeal their classification and have people speak on their behalf. However, the county does not have any such system.

The California Highway Patrol responded to a fatal crash on northbound Interstate Highway 880 in Fremont Wednesday morning. The crash was reported at 9:42 a.m. on northbound Highway 880 at South Fremont Boulevard. The Alameda County coroner's bureau is also responding to the ...
A man who fell to his death after he was involved in a collision on Interstate Highway 880 in Oakland Sunday evening was identified by the Alameda County coroner's bureau Monday as 43-year-old Joaquin Terry of San Rafael. California Highway Patrol officials said Terry was driving a Mercedes-Benz ...
Senchyna-Beltran had worked as a licensed EMT for Falck Northern California. Since 2012, he had been by the San Francisco Emergency Services Agency as an emergency medical technician, according to a database of certified EMTs maintained by the California Emergency Medical Services Authority.
Three media organizations sued California corrections officials in federal court in San Francisco Thursday, seeking the right for witnesses, including reporters, to view the entire procedure of an execution. A new protocol by the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation for executions at ...

All Bay Area ferryboats that serve commuters and tourists will soon switch from regular diesel to renewable diesel fuel, San Francisco officials announced Thursday at Pier 35. Switching the entire fleet of ferries that serve San Francisco's waterfront to renewable diesel will reduce greenhouse gas ...
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has awarded more than $212 million for long-term natural disaster recovery efforts in California. The Community Development Block Grant-disaster Recovery money will address seriously damaged housing, businesses and ...
A woman who is apparently the sole suspect in a mass shooting at YouTube headquarters in San Bruno Tuesday afternoon -- who died at the scene of an apparently self-inflicted gunshot wound -- has been identified by police. There is no evidence that Nasim Najafi Aghdam, 39, knew any of the victims ...
San Francisco Mayor Mark Farrell (left) gestures at a groundbreaking ceremony for the new Mission Bay Marriott Hotel in San Francisco, Calif., on Thursday, Mar. 29. 2018. Mayor Mark Farrell, Supervisor Jane Kim and SOMA Hotel President Lawrence Lui broke ground at the future site of the hotel ...
Other changes include reducing the frequency on the 1-California by half a minute, reducing frequency on the 30-Stockton by several minutes, reducing the frequency by one minute on the 41-Union. Changes to add more service on the rail lines is contingent upon the board approving its two-year budget, ...
Scot Tucker/SFBay. Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman (25) intercepts a pass in the first quarter in front of San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Brandon Lloyd (84) as the Seattle Seahawks face the San Francisco 49ers at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif., on Sunday, November 27, 2014.
San Francisco Mayor Mark Farrell announced a $800,000 funding boost in the upcoming budget for the Adult Probation Department to hire more staff so the department can make sure guns do not end up in the wrong hands. The California voter-approved ballot measure Proposition 63 in 2016 lays out a ...
Uber briefly halted self-driving car tests in San Francisco in December 2016 after the California Department of Motor Vehicles filed a cease and desist order because the company did not have proper permits. Uber said its vehicles were not fully autonomous because a human driver was inside the vehicle, ...
San Francisco's Embarcadero Seawall along the northern waterfront is need of repair to protect The City from a massive flood that may come from the next big earthquake or from the rising sea level due to climate change. Estimates put the infrastructure improvements to cost up to $5 billion for the more than ...
The Sonoma County District Attorney's Office is directing staff to begin clearing nearly 3,000 cannabis-related convictions. District Attorney Jill Ravitch revised the policy in response to Proposition 64, which California voters approved in November 2016 to legalize the adult use of marijuana and reconsiders ...
Two men were arrested in Oakland after police searched for explosives and evacuated a hotel on Monday night. The investigation began when California Highway Patrol officers tried to stop a Honda CRV at about 4:43 a.m. on Sunday. The driver would not yield, according to CHP, and led them on a short ...

A woman was killed when she was hit by a car at the Fifth Street on-ramp to eastbound Interstate Highway 80 early Sunday morning, a California Highway Patrol spokesman said. The woman was struck by one vehicle, and as her body lay in the roadway, she was struck by other vehicles whose drivers ...
The Oakland Unified School District has secured a $1.8 million grant to support refugee, refugee and newcomer students. California will give OUSD $611,840 this school year – the second highest grant the state is awarding – according to OUSD. The total grant will be distributed evenly over the next two ...
In a case that began in San Francisco, the U.S. Supreme Court Monday left in place protections for nearly 700,000 undocumented young people who arrived in the United States as children. The high court turned down a Justice Department appeal for immediate review of a preliminary injunction blocking ...
Waters from the Pacific Ocean and the Sierra meet in San Francisco Bay — and in terms of pollution, the focus traditionally has been on the water brought to the Bay by rivers and runoff from the land. However, deep cold ocean waters that upwell along the California coast may bring their own issues.
California Attorney General Xavier Becerra announced Tuesday that he would not appeal a recent state appeals court ruling ordering a new bail hearing for a man held on $350,000 bail in San Francisco while awaiting trial for robbery. Becerra's decision came as rallies were held across the state seeking ...
SAN JOSE (KPIX 5) – The number of people packing up and moving out of the Bay Area just hit its highest level in more than a decade. Carole Dabak spent 40 years living in San Jose and now she's part of the mass exodus that is showing no signs of slowing down. The retired engineer's packing up and ...
An affordable housing site in San Francisco's Mission Bay broke ground Thursday morning that will house homeless veterans and low-income families. City officials joined Mayor Mark Farrell in the groundbreaking at 1150 Third St., in which Farrell dedicated the new housing site to former Mayor Ed Lee, ...
On a day when activists marched in support of immigrants arrested in federal sweeps, State Assemblyman David Chiu held a press conference at the City College of San Francisco Mission Center campus to remind students that the deadline to apply for the California Dream Act is on Friday. Hundreds ...
San Francisco and state officials are joining forces in attempting to provide legal representation for detained immigrants in Northern California as the ... additional funds to the Public Defenders Office for more money for attorneys for undocumented immigrants in San Francisco, Calif. on Thursday, Mar.
Carolina Panthers' Christian McCaffrey (22) is tackled by San Francisco 49ers' Reuben Foster (56) as the Carolina Panthers face the San Francisco 49ers at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif., on Sunday, September 10, 2017. 49ers · NFL · Original · Sports ...
The University of California at San Francisco received a $500 million commitment from a charitable foundation to pay for a new seismically sound hospital at the university's Parnassus Heights campus, hospital officials said. The Helen Diller Foundation, a family foundation best known for its contributions to ...
A Recology worker died in an accident at Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital on Friday morning, according to police. The San Francisco medical examiner's office has identified 42-year-old Jeremy Gordon as the worker who died in the accident reported at about 6 a.m. Friday near Potrero Avenue ...
Giants newly acquired center fielder Austin Jackson answers questions as the San Francisco Giants hold media day at AT&T Park in San Francisco, Calif., on Friday, February 9, 2018. Giants · MLB · Original · Sports. Austin Jackson inspired to contribute with Giants. Reporting from AT&T Park. By Austin ...
Celebrity politicians were the order of the day as Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau met separately with California Gov. Jerry Brown and Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom in San Francisco Friday. In the meeting between Brown and Trudeau, the two pledged to expand cooperation on climate action, trade and ...
The city of San Francisco sued the state of California Thursday over new restrictions by the state on how cities can regulate drivers for ride-hailing companies like Uber and Lyft. San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera argues that California Senate Bill 182 — which Gov. Jerry Brown signed into law in ...
My tears flowed when I heard the world could be losing the San Francisco Bay View newspaper as a source of life, light and power due to lack of funding. ... on how to donate or support, call 415-671-0789, visit www.sfbayview.com/support or write to SF Bay View, 4917 Third St., San Francisco, CA 94124.
The California Department of Public Health is advising consumers not to eat recreationally harvested shellfish from Monterey County. According to the health department, dangerous levels of paralytic shellfish poisoning toxins have been detected in mussels from the area. The naturally occurring PSP toxins ...
The California Nurses Association has previously said Alta Bates is an important facility because it's the only remaining full service hospital along the densely populated corridor between Oakland and Vallejo. The nurses' union said patients needing true emergency care would need to be rushed to a ...
San Francisco District Attorney George Gascon Wednesday said that his office has begun working to expunge the records of people convicted of marijuana-related offenses. Around 3,038 misdemeanor convictions dating back to 1975 will be dismissed and sealed automatically, Gascon said. An additional ...
PIEDMONT, CA -- This stately Georgian Colonial is perfect for people who admire classic style and attention to details. ... One of the best features is the over-sized master bedroom retreat with its own sitting area featuring breathtaking views of San Francisco Bay and the cities on both sides of the Bay.
Kalama Hines is SFBay's sports director and Oakland Athletics beat writer. Follow @SFBay and @HineSight_2020 on Twitter and at SFBay.ca for full coverage of A's baseball.
Zulma Maciel, director of the city's Office of Immigrant Affairs, discussed resources available to undocumented immigrants in the area in light of rumors of widespread immigration raids planned across Northern California. On Jan. 10, 21 people were arrested and ordered to appear in immigration court ...
The California Public Utilities Commission on Wednesday night authorized BART to put train cars from its new Fleet of the Future into service, and passengers may be able to ride them as soon as Friday afternoon. BART officials said they have one of the oldest big-city fleets of public transit trains in the ...
“California is a diverse state with cities and neighborhoods that have different needs for nightlife, and we shouldn't have a one-size-fits-all closing time. … Nightlife is central to the culture and economy of many of our cities, and they should be empowered to extend alcohol sales hours if they choose.”.
Five charter buses carrying tech workers had windows damaged Tuesday while driving on Interstate Highway 280, according to the California Highway Patrol. CHP Officer Art Montiel said: “We're not certain what caused the damage at this time, but we're not ruling anything out.” Some of the buses were ...
Luis Mora, a University of California at Berkeley pre-law student arrested last month at a U.S. Customs and Border Protection checkpoint near San Diego, is slated to be released from federal custody Wednesday after nearly three weeks in a private prison facility. Attorney Prerna Lal, who is representing ...
A sex workers' advocacy group lost a bid to a federal appeals court in San Francisco Wednesday to overturn a 146-year-old California law that criminalizes prostitution. A 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals panel upheld the law and dismissed a lawsuit filed in federal court in Oakland in 2015 by the Erotic ...
The lawsuits pending before Alsup were filed by the University of California; the states of California, Maine, Maryland and Minnesota; the city of San Jose; six individuals; and Santa Clara County together with the Service Employees International Union. Two other lawsuits are pending in federal court in New ...
BAY AREA, CA – It's that time of year: Crab season is in full swing with the ever popular, all-you-can-eat, crab-feed fundraisers running through March in nearly every town in the San Francisco Bay Area. Philanthropic causes run the gamut, including civic charities, school bands, athletic teams, medical ...
The lawsuits were filed in September and October by the University of California; the states of California, Maine, Maryland and Minnesota; the city of San Jose; six individuals; and Santa Clara County together with the Service Employees International Union. The DACA program now covers 689,000 people, ...
SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — A 4.4 magnitude earthquake centered along a seismically active five-mile stretch of Hayward fault near the University of California, Berkeley campus and historic Claremont Hotel jolted the Bay Area awake early Thursday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The quake ...
A driver died after a collision with an Alameda-Contra Costa Transit bus that sent both the bus and the vehicle crashing into a nearby home in Berkeley Thursday morning, a police spokesman said. Officers responded at 6:38 a.m. to the collision reported in the area of Ashby Avenue and California Street, ...
SAN JOSE (KPIX 5) – The number of people packing up and moving out of the Bay Area just hit its highest level in more than a decade. Carole Dabak spent 40 years living in San Jose and now she's part of the mass exodus that is showing no signs of slowing down. The retired engineer's packing up and ...


 

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