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Search For Suspect Suspends BART Service In San Francisco During Rush Hour – CBS Local

Search For Suspect Suspends BART Service In San Francisco During Rush HourCBS LocalSAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) – BART service resumed Wednesday evening after service was suspended as San Francisco police searched for an armed-robbery suspect on the tracks between the Mission District’s 16th Street and 24th Street Stations.BART service resumes after SF chaseSan Francisco ChronicleBART […]

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BART Train Derails In Concord, Expect Delays Through Saturday – CBS Local

CBS LocalPLEASANT HILL (CBS SF) – BART officials are saying that repairs to a damaged train, track and third rail following a derailment at the Concord BART station Friday evening are likely to continue through Saturday night. Train service past Pleasant Hill …San Francisco Bay Area commuter train derailsSacramento BeeBART train derails near Concord StationSan […]

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San Francisco

Man Critically Injured After Shooting On Crowded Powell Street In San Francisco – CBS Local

CBS LocalSAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — Police were searching for a suspect who shot a male victim multiple times near Powell Street in downtown San Francisco Sunday evening, a police spokesman said. At about 7:15 p.m., San Francisco police responded to the …Police search for suspect in downtown San Francisco shootingSan Francisco ChronicleBART service resumes […]

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Police search for suspect in downtown San Francisco shooting – San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco ChroniclePolice were searching for a suspect who shot a male victim multiple times near Powell Street in downtown San Francisco on Sunday evening, a police spokesman said. At about 7:15 p.m., San Francisco police responded to the scene of a shooting just …BART service resumes at Powell Station in SF after shooting nearbyabc7news.comMan […]

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Oakland

Groups gather signatures to raise Oakland’s minimum wage – abc7news.com

Groups gather signatures to raise Oakland’s minimum wageabc7news.comOAKLAND, Calif. (KGO) — A group of people focused on raising Oakland’s minimum wage gathered signatures Saturday to try and put the issue on the ballot. The Lift Up Oakland Coalition was among the groups pounding the pavement at the Fruitvale BART … …read more Source: Oakland News […]

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San Francisco

BART Riders Warned About Measles Infection From Contagious Passenger – CBS Local

CBS LocalOAKLAND (CBS SF) – Bay Area Rapid Transit and East Bay health authorities warned BART passengers on Thursday to seek medical attention if they begin exhibiting any symptoms of measles after an infected and contagious person rode BART in the East …BART rider with measles potentially exposed thousandsSan Francisco ChronicleBART warns passengers may have […]

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San Francisco

CIM Group Acquires Office Building at 246 1st Street in San Francisco’s South … – The Herald | HeraldOnline.com (press release)

CIM Group Acquires Office Building at 246 1st Street in San Francisco’s South …The Herald | HeraldOnline.com (press release)Located at the corner of 1st and Tehama Streets, 246 1st Street is conveniently situated near several major Bay Area transportation networks, including the planned Transbay Transit Center (just over one block away), the Montgomery BART and […]

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Oakland

Test train for BART Oakland airport connector unveiled – Contra Costa Times

Test train for BART Oakland airport connector unveiledContra Costa TimesOAKLAND – BART officials today excitedly unveiled a test train for the 3.2-mile connector from the Oakland Coliseum station to the Oakland airport that’s scheduled to begin service in the fall. Speaking at the wheelhouse which houses the motors that …BART Unveils Test Train for Coliseum-Oakland […]

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San Francisco

BART Police Officer Fatally Shot During Dublin Probation Search – CBS Local

BART Police Officer Fatally Shot During Dublin Probation SearchCBS LocalDUBLIN (CBS SF) – A Bay Area Rapid Transit police officer was accidentally shot and killed by another officer during a probation search at an apartment complex in Dublin Tuesday afternoon, authorities said. KPIX 5 learned Tuesday night that the fallen …San Francisco BART officer accidentally […]

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Oakland

Bus Vandalized as Protesters in SF, Oakland Target Silicon Valley Shuttles – KQED (blog)

KQED (blog)Update 11:50 a.m.: It turns out there were two incidents this morning in Oakland involving Google buses in addition to a protest involving an Apple bus in San Francisco. In Oakland, one bus was stopped briefly at the MacArthur BART station. The second …In SF and Oakland, activists block tech buses to protest displacementSan […]

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Oakland News: City Council And Police Radio: Will They Pick Alameda JPA Over Staff Ire?

This bit of Oakland News is, a more disturbing continuation of my Oakland Police Radio blog post of last week. It’s disturbing because several Oakland City staffers who I will not name are just plain massively pissed off with the Oakland City Council, and that includes Oakland Mayor Jean Quan right at the top. Faced […]

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San Francisco

BART Says Electrical Short To Blame For Disabled Train In Tunnel – CBS Local

CBS LocalOAKLAND (CBS SF) – The reason a BART train got stuck in the Berkeley hills tunnel Wednesday morning is that an electrical short caused the emergency brakes on one of its cars to suddenly activate while it was traveling at full speed around 70 mph, …Mechanical problem snarls BART’s morning serviceSan Francisco Business TimesAiling […]

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News politics

Transbay Transit Center SF Had First Of Its Kind LGBT Business Outreach

The Transbay Transit Center held a first-of-its-kind outreach event on Thursday of last week, when it invited LGBT-ran business representatives to a mixer at its headquarters in San Francisco. Generally, an large public works organization like the Transbay Transit Center will have women and minority-focused events to make sure firms ran by women and minorities […]

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Hawthorne Police Create Cainine Oscar Grant After Cops Shoots Dog Video

The Hawthorne Police, or more specifically the three officers who were involved in the shooting of Leon Rosby’s beloved Rotweiller, Max, have created the cainine version of the Oakland Oscar Grant shooting. In that case, Oscar Grant was shot by BART Police Officer Johannes Mehserle, who said he was reaching for his taser, but shot […]

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George Zimmerman Trial: Voluntary Manslaughter, Not Murder In Trevon Martin Case – John Burris

UPDATE: George Zimmerman Found Not Guilty The George Zimmerman Trial will end with Mr. Zimmerman getting voluntary manslaughter and not first-degree murder in the Trevon Martin fight. This is the prediction of famed Oakland, California criminal defense attorney John Burris. Mr. Burris, who also represented Oscar Grant’s family in a lawsuit against BART Police, and […]

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Oakland News: Erica Maskaleris Search Stopped; Emily Palen At Uptown

Erica Maskaleris is believed to have killed herself according to The Oakland Police reports to the media. The 31-year old woman who started the Oakland-based computer and tech consulting firm Geekosystems was last seen one week ago Thursday morning walking at the 3400 block of Telegraph Avenue in Oakland. KRON TV, Channel 4 in the […]

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Fruitvale: Oakland Film About Oscar Grant Wins Sundance Top Prize

Oscar Grant’s spirit lives on in the movie Fruitvale. Fruitvale won top prize at The Sundance Film Festival and for the depiction of Oscar Grant’s last days of his life before he died at the gun of Johannes Mesherle in 2009 at the Fruitvale BART Station in Oakland. Grant’s murder sparked riots and protest in […]