Heightened Security Present On Transit Systems For Super Bowl Week

Heightened Security Present On Transit Systems For Super Bowl Week

The Transportation Security Administration is providing extra resources to local law enforcement on all Bay Area transit systems starting today and through the Monday after…

BART Ridership Swells Over Weekend As Super Bowl Approaches

BART Ridership Swells Over Weekend As Super Bowl Approaches

Nearly half a million people rode BART this weekend as several Super Bowl-related events, including the opening of Super Bowl City in San Francisco. On…

Girl Scouts Kick Off Cookie Season In Time For Super Bowl

Girl Scouts Kick Off Cookie Season In Time For Super Bowl

The Girl Scouts of Northern California will kick off their cookie season early this year in time for Super Bowl 50 in Santa Clara, Girl…

More Heavy Rainfall Headed To Bay Area

More Heavy Rainfall Headed To Bay Area

More heavy rainfall is headed to the Bay Area in the form of two storms starting tonight, according to the National Weather Service. The first…

No One Injured In Pursuit Across Bay Bridge

No One Injured In Pursuit Across Bay Bridge

No one was injured this morning in a vehicle pursuit that started at the Bay Bridge toll plaza in Oakland, went across the bridge and…

Home Sales Up Strongly Last Month

Home Sales Up Strongly Last Month

Home sales last month among all Bay Area counties were up strongly compared to the previous month, according to data released today by research firm…

Small Fire On BART Tracks In Oakland Causes Delays

Small Fire On BART Tracks In Oakland Causes Delays

A small fire on BART tracks in Oakland late this morning caused delays of up to 20 minutes for trains in the area, an agency…

Heavy Rain, Wind Causes Flooding, Delays, Power Outages

Heavy Rain, Wind Causes Flooding, Delays, Power Outages

Rain and wind flooded roadways, delayed BART service and caused power outages throughout the Bay Area this morning. Between 1 and 3 inches of rain…

El Nino Bringing Even More Rain To Bay Area

El Nino Bringing Even More Rain To Bay Area

El Nino weather has hit the Bay Area and the worst is yet to come, according to the National Weather Service. A storm that hit…

BART Fares Set To Increase 3.4 Percent In The New Year

BART Fares Set To Increase 3.4 Percent In The New Year

BART passengers can expect to pay more for a ride in 2016 as fares are set to increase around 3.4 percent starting on Friday. The…

Parts Of Bay Area Get 5 Inches Of Rain Since Sunday, More On The Way

Parts Of Bay Area Get 5 Inches Of Rain Since Sunday, More On The Way

A storm system that has brought more than 5 inches of badly needed rain to parts of the Bay Area since Sunday is on its…

EBMUD Unveils Another List Of Excessive Water Users

EBMUD Unveils Another List Of Excessive Water Users

The East Bay Municipal Utility District released today nearly 1,100 names of customers who in a two-month billing cycle used more than 1,000 gallons of…

Low-Flying Helicopter Over Bay Area Cities Surveying Radiation Levels

Low-Flying Helicopter Over Bay Area Cities Surveying Radiation Levels

A helicopter will be flying low over the Bay Area this week as part of a federal research program measuring background radiation, according to federal…

Bay Area Home Sales Prices Near Historic Highs

Bay Area Home Sales Prices Near Historic Highs

The prices of homes sold in the Bay Area over the last two months are nearing historic highs, while the number of sales are near…

High Temperatures Prompts Call to Conserve Power

High Temperatures Prompts Call to Conserve Power

California power grid operators are urging residents to conserve power over the next two days as high temperatures tempt many to turn on their air…

Unemployment Rates Fall Across the Bay Area

Unemployment Rates Fall Across the Bay Area

Unemployment rates across the Bay Area dropped in November, compared with a year ago, according to data released Friday from the state’s Employment Development Department….

Rain Expected to Fall Intermittently in Bay Area Through Saturday

Rain Expected to Fall Intermittently in Bay Area Through Saturday

Light amounts of rain are expected to fall intermittently throughout the Bay Area from today through Saturday, a National Weather Service forecaster said. The rain…

Huge Salaries Of Top Earners Skew Bay Area “Average” Income Statistics

Huge Salaries Of Top Earners Skew Bay Area “Average” Income Statistics

Workers in the Bay Area earn on average 37 percent more per hour than the national average, mainly due to much higher salaries for top…

Bay Area Lyme Disease Threat Far Greater Than Thought

Bay Area Lyme Disease Threat Far Greater Than Thought

Lyme disease is more widespread in Bay Area open spaces than previously thought, according to the results of a new study announced today by Stanford…

Bike Share Launches In SF: $11.2 Million Project Touted As “Fun Alternative To Driving”

Bike Share Launches In SF: $11.2 Million Project Touted As “Fun Alternative To Driving”

San Francisco and the Bay Area today launched what is being touted as the first public bike share program in California and the first regional…