| Nov 5, 2013
| 4:30 PM
Police have arrested a 16-year-old suspected of intentionally lighting a man's clothes on fire on an Oakland bus.
The 18-year-old victim may have been dozing when the attack occurred Monday evening on an AC Transit bus traveling on MacArthur Boulevard...
| Nov 7, 2013
| 10:01 AM
The mother of an 18-year-old whose clothing was lit on fire on a bus to East Oakland says the second- and third-degree burns the teen suffered in the attack will require massive skin grafting.
The victim, Luke Fleischman, a senior at Maybeck High School...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 6:27 AM
Passengers fled out the back of an Oakland commuter bus Monday after police say a man wearing a kilt was set on fire.
The victim, described only as an 18-year-old man, was taken to the burn unit at Saint Francis Memorial Hospital with burns to his...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 6:33 AM
Thousands of San Francisco Bay Area commuters were left without rail service Monday as the BART strike moved into its fourth day.
The second strike by Bay Area Rapid Transit workers in four months produced traffic jams and frustration Friday -- the...
| Oct 22, 2013
| 5:19 PM
For the second time this year, Gov. Jerry Brown will ask a court to block a transit strike in the San Francisco Bay Area.
This summer, Brown convinced a federal court to put a 60-day hold on a proposed strike of the Bay Area Transit System, which...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 9:40 PM
OAKLAND -- A Bay Area regional transit strike seemed likely late Monday as the clock ticked toward a midnight cutoff of negotiations, with one union leader saying it would take a “Hail Mary” to avert a BART work stoppage.
| Oct 15, 2013
| 5:22 PM
OAKLAND -- Bay Area Rapid Transit district officials and labor leaders Tuesday afternoon were again ensconced in negotiations to avert a strike – with federal mediators exerting pressure to keep talks going until a deal is done.
| Oct 16, 2013
| 6:22 PM
SAN FRANCISCO — For the second time since August, Gov. Jerry Brown has used his authority to avert a transit strike — appointing a board to investigate the contract dispute between the Alameda-Contra Costa Transit District and its union of bus...
| Oct 18, 2013
| 4:50 AM
SAN FRANCISCO -- With transit workers on strike, people flying into or out of the airports in San Francisco and Oakland will find BART service unavailable, and officials are urging local residents to work at home if possible. The Bay Area Rapid Transit...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 8:39 AM
Fresh off a reprieve from Gov. Jerry Brown, who stepped in at the last minute to avert a BART strike, Bay Area commuters must now contend with the possibility of losing their bus service.
Drivers and mechanics at a major East Bay bus district are...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 9:35 AM
Bay Area commuters Wednesday were spared the pain of a bus strike after a last-minute deal was reached on pay and medical benefits for hundreds of union workers.
Members of the Amalgamated Transit Union Local 192 had threatened to walk off the job at...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 11:52 AM
Unionized bus drivers in the Bay Area have voted down a contract proposal, setting the stage once again for a possible strike that could affect thousands of commuters.
Roughly 181,000 people who ride the AC Transit bus lines every day could ultimately...