Last Minute Tax Filers Beware: Local Post Offices Will *Not* Extend Their Hours Tonight
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Last Minute Tax Filers Beware: Local Post Offices Will *Not* Extend Their Hours Tonight

While post offices will not be keeping different hours on tax day, two post offices in the Bay Area are open late in case any…

Bay Area Astronomers Preparing To View Late Night Lunar Eclipse
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Bay Area Astronomers Preparing To View Late Night Lunar Eclipse

Bay Area stargazers are in for a late-night treat tonight when the moon passes behind the Earth’s shadow and leads to a total lunar eclipse….

No Charges Yet After 49ers Player Arrested For Bomb Remarks At LAX
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No Charges Yet After 49ers Player Arrested For Bomb Remarks At LAX

Los Angeles County prosecutors have not yet received case information on San Francisco 49ers player Aldon Smith, who was arrested Sunday on suspicion of falsely…

49ers Quarterback Colin Kaepernick Denies Sexual Assault Allegations
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49ers Quarterback Colin Kaepernick Denies Sexual Assault Allegations

San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick today refuted media reports that he is being investigated for sexual assault in Miami. A police report released by…

Chris Culliver Pleads Not Guilty In Hit-And-Run, Brass Knuckles Case
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Chris Culliver Pleads Not Guilty In Hit-And-Run, Brass Knuckles Case

San Francisco 49ers cornerback Christopher Culliver today pleaded not guilty to felony possession of brass knuckles and two misdemeanor hit-and-run charges in Santa Clara County…

BART Directors Vote To Give Raises To Top Executives
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BART Directors Vote To Give Raises To Top Executives

BART directors voted unanimously today to give raises totaling about 3.7 percent this year to General Manager Grace Crunican and other top officials at the…

Read The Full Report: 49ers Colin Kaepernick And Quinton Patton Allegedly Involved in “Suspicious Incident”
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Read The Full Report: 49ers Colin Kaepernick And Quinton Patton Allegedly Involved in “Suspicious Incident”

Miami police released information today about a suspicious incident involving San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick and two other NFL players last week. A police…

Bay Bridge Traffic Snarled Wednesday Night For Emergency Pothole Repairs

All eastbound lanes on Interstate Highway 80 are now open on the Bay Bridge this evening following emergency pothole repairs, according to the California Highway…

$8.7 Million In Funding Means Bay Area Bike Share Can Expand Into East Bay
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$8.7 Million In Funding Means Bay Area Bike Share Can Expand Into East Bay

The Bay Area Bike Share program is poised for expansion to the East Bay sometime in 2015 with the approval of $8.7 million in funding…

Report From Housing Group Illustrates Displacement Of Bay Area Minorities
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Report From Housing Group Illustrates Displacement Of Bay Area Minorities

As the median income of neighborhoods in Oakland and San Francisco has gone up over the last 20 years, their demographics have shifted dramatically, with…

NorCal Gas Prices Shoot Up
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NorCal Gas Prices Shoot Up

The average price for a gallon of gas has gone up 14 cents in the past month, the American Automobile Association of Northern California announced…

Heath Officials Warn Bay Area Residents To Get The Measles Vaccine Before Traveling Overseas
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Heath Officials Warn Bay Area Residents To Get The Measles Vaccine Before Traveling Overseas

Health officials are advising people planning international travel to take precautions against measles due to a high incidence of the disease in California this year….

Beachgoers Warned To Avoid Harbor Seal Pups
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Beachgoers Warned To Avoid Harbor Seal Pups

As harbor seal pups are now being born on Bay Area beaches, beachgoers are reminded to stay away from newborn pups even if they are…

Transbay Tube Issue Delays BART Friday Morning

All BART trains heading into San Francisco from the East Bay this morning are experiencing up to 20-minute delays, according to a BART employee. An…

Bay Area Victory: Lowe’s Home Centers To Pay $18 Million For Dumping Hazardous Waste
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Bay Area Victory: Lowe’s Home Centers To Pay $18 Million For Dumping Hazardous Waste

A judge has ordered North Carolina-based Lowe’s Home Centers to pay $18 million in damages for environmental violations at stores in California, Bay Area prosecutors…

PG&E Indicted: 12 Criminal Charges For Violations In Pipeline Safety Laws
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PG&E Indicted: 12 Criminal Charges For Violations In Pipeline Safety Laws

PG&E Co. was indicted by a federal grand jury in San Francisco today on 12 criminal charges of violating a U.S. pipeline safety law, including…

Intermittent Hail, Showers Expected For Most Of Tuesday
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Intermittent Hail, Showers Expected For Most Of Tuesday

Small hail pelted parts of the Bay Area this morning and a significant weather advisory was issued for San Francisco, Contra Costa and Alameda counties….

Thunderstorms, Hail Possible As Late-Season Storm Hits Bay Area
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Thunderstorms, Hail Possible As Late-Season Storm Hits Bay Area

More rain is on its way to the Bay Area as early as Monday, and weather forecasters said to expect cold temperatures, hail, and the…

49ers Cornerback Chris Culliver Arrested After Allegedly Striking Cyclist, Taking Off
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49ers Cornerback Chris Culliver Arrested After Allegedly Striking Cyclist, Taking Off

San Jose police arrested San Francisco 49ers cornerback Chris Culliver today after he allegedly fled the scene of a collision with a bicyclist and then…

Bay Area Superbowl Set For February 7, 2016

The National Football League said today that the date of 50th anniversary Super Bowl at the planned Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara is Feb. 7,…

Operating Practices Violations: PG&E Braces For Federal Criminal Charges
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Operating Practices Violations: PG&E Braces For Federal Criminal Charges

PG&E Co. and its parent corporation announced today they expect to be hit with federal criminal charges related to a fatal pipeline explosion in San…

Oakland Police Stop And Search Black Drivers More Than Any Other Racial Group
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Oakland Police Stop And Search Black Drivers More Than Any Other Racial Group

Oakland police stop and search blacks more often than any other racial group in the city, a report released by the Oakland Police Department today…

As Strike Looms, It’s Back To The Bargaining Table For UC, Patient Care Technical Workers
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As Strike Looms, It’s Back To The Bargaining Table For UC, Patient Care Technical Workers

Negotiators for the University of California and 13,000 patient care technical workers will go back to the bargaining table on Friday to try to avert…

As Spring Begins, Bay Area Rainfall Levels Remain At Record Low
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As Spring Begins, Bay Area Rainfall Levels Remain At Record Low

Today is the first day of spring, and the rainy season is quickly coming to a close and rainfall in the Bay Area has been…

Rev. Jesse Jackson Calls Out Local Tech Companies For Lack Of Diversity
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Rev. Jesse Jackson Calls Out Local Tech Companies For Lack Of Diversity

Civil rights activist The Rev. Jesse Jackson, Sr. said today that Palo Alto-based computer products firm Hewlett-Packard and other technology companies should try harder to…