BART Trains Delayed Over Equipment Problem In Transbay Tube – CBS Local

BART Trains Delayed Over Equipment Problem In Transbay TubeCBS LocalSAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — Trains are experiencing major delays this morning due to an equipment problem in the Transbay Tube,…

Best of Bay Area bike trips get a lift from public transit – San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco ChronicleOakland to Orinda. 25 to 45 miles, difficult. Get off BART at the Rockridge station and pick up a cornmeal blueberry scone at the Market Hall bakery across…

Oakland: Teen admits killing man at BART station in San Leandro but says it … – San Jose Mercury News

Oakland: Teen admits killing man at BART station in San Leandro but says it …San Jose Mercury NewsOAKLAND — One of two young men charged with murder for a shooting…

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…

Second part of Mark Davis 1 on 1: City of Oakland’s “last chance” – San Francisco Chronicle (blog)

Second part of Mark Davis 1 on 1: City of Oakland’s “last chance”San Francisco Chronicle (blog)Davis: The mayor of Concord took us out and showed us a 5,000-acre site, and…

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…

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…

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…

Kaleidoscope of scenes reflect San Francisco’s diversity – San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco ChronicleSan Francisco is like that, hundreds of images, all different. You put the tube to your eye, squint: here is Market Street, the main drag. Old streetcars on…

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…

Oakland airport rail link to debut in fall 2014 – USA TODAY

Oakland airport rail link to debut in fall 2014USA TODAYOakland International Airport’s direct link to the San Francisco Bay area’s BART rail system will be completed next fall, transit agency…

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.…

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…

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…

The Port Bar: New LGBT Bar Headed to Uptown Oakland

Thanks to Zennie for once again giving me a platform to announce a new project meant to make Oakland a more fun place to live. I am happy to announce…

Crazy Korean Man Raps On Steve Jobs, White People, Strips, Does Yoga On BART

On Thursday, I was reminded of why carry my camcorder everywhere I go, and even as I have a new iPhone 5c. At the San Francisco Embarcadero BART Station platform…

The Play Conference Was Great; Robert Scoble Stars And Gives

The Play Conference, an annual tech event produced by the Haas School Of Business at U.C. Berkeley, was a rousing success, attracting over 600 attendee, reportedly double the number of…

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,…

BART Strike Is Over, Trains Operating Now, At 3 PM

The BART Strike that has impacted the travel and commute patterns throughout the San Francisco Bay Area, and especially from the East Bay to the West Bay, is over. BART…

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…

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…

City Of Oakland, BART, AC Transit Workers Set To Strike Monday

Oakland is about to face a total stoppage of work on Monday, as the City of Oakland, BART, and reportedly AC Transit workers will all stop working on that day.…

Happy Father’s Day: Everyone’s A Dad For A Moment

Happy Father’s Day. It just occurred to me that I’ve never written a blog post on Father’s Day, or at least I’m pretty sure I didn’t. As I write this,…

Electric Car Vehicle Street Fair in San Francisco, Saturday, June 8th

If you’ve ever wanted to ride in, or better yet, drive an electric car like the Chevy Volt, Nissan Leaf, BMW ActiveE or Ford Focus, you can tommorrow, Saturday, June…

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…

The Oscars Red Carpet: The Scene For 2013

Hollywood, CA – As this blog’s originating from the Loews Hollywood Hotel, the story of how this blogger got to this place, less than a day from the start of…

Niners Fans And Ravens Fans Talk After Super Bowl XLVII

Super Bowl XLVII was a classic Super Bowl Game that everyone has an opinion of, no matter how closely they were watching it, if at all. Since San Francisco is…

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…

Rebecca Kaplan for Oakland At Large Councilmember

After years of trying, Rebecca Kaplan was elected Oakland’s At Large Councilmember in 2008. In doing so, she became Oakland’s first lesbian elected official, and the first woman to serve…

SF Police Seek Buswrecker Man Who Attacked Muni Bus After World Series

The San Francisco Police and a ton of angry SF Giants fans are in search of the man who took one of those street line makers (the steel kind you…

Oakland News: BART Fire Arson?; Joe Tuman v. Rebecca Kaplan No More

At 2:15 AM Thursday Morning a massive fire broke out at Mandela and 7th Street right next to the West Oakland BART Station. The fire spread to other buildings and…