| Sep 10, 2013
| 11:46 AM
Col. Erland A. Tillman, a decorated Army officer and noted civil engineer who helped design the Maryland Transit Administration's Metro subway from Owings Mills into downtown Baltimore, died of complications from heart failure Sept. 6 at Gilchrist Hospice...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 6:09 AM
New attention is coming to the 2009 case of a programmer who was detained by the FBI and interrogated without an arrest warrant at the direct request of Goldman Sachs. Meanwhile, the BART commuter service is running -- for now -- in San Francisco after...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 9:00 AM
Having had the opportunity to attend the recent Maryland Climate Change Summit, it was both enlightening and reassuring that our governor, the legislature and our state agencies are taking proactive positions in planning for what cannot be stopped and a...
| Feb 28, 2014
| 1:31 PM
Two relatives of a UC Berkeley student with measles have also contracted the disease, Bay Area health officials said Friday.
The relatives, identified only as men in their 20s and 30s, voluntarily quarantined in their Contra Costa County homes after the...
| Feb 27, 2014
The state of California issued an advisory on measles last week. Though only about a dozen cases have been reported so far, many more people have been exposed to the virus. In the Bay Area, thousands were warned to watch for signs of the disease after a...
| Feb 21, 2014
| 6:40 PM
Just as California's record-setting flu season seems to be fading, with 278 deaths confirmed as of Friday, health officials warned that another infectious and sometimes deadly virus has arrived — measles.
Fifteen Californians have come down with...
| Feb 19, 2014
| 2:18 PM
[UPDATE: This post has been updated as explained below.]
In yet another sign of the perils and irresponsibility of the anti-vaccination movement, thousands of riders of the Bay Area Rapid Transit system are being warned that they may have been exposed...
| Feb 16, 2014
| 1:33 PM
Building "a people mover" to serve Los Angeles International Airport, providing more incentives to help the local film industry thrive and bidding for the 2024 Olympics were among the priorities outlined by Mayor Eric Garcetti during a Sunday morning talk...
| Feb 14, 2014
| 11:25 AM
Bay Area officials say scores of commuters and other residents may have recently been exposed to measles after a UC Berkeley student who has the virus attended classes and took public transit.
The student, who was not identified, took a Bay Area Rapid...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 9:19 PM
SAN FRANCISCO — A Bay Area Rapid Transit police officer was shot and killed by a partner Tuesday in an apparent accident while conducting a probation search at a Dublin apartment complex, authorities said.
In a brief statement, a somber BART...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 7:42 PM
SAN FRANCISCO -- A Bay Area Rapid Transit officer who died Tuesday after being accidentally shot by his partner was the first killed in the line of duty in department history, the chief said in a brief evening statement.
Taking no questions, BART Police...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 5:07 PM
SAN FRANCISCO -- A Bay Area Rapid Transit police officer was accidentally shot and killed by a partner Tuesday while conducting a probation search at a Dublin apartment complex, authorities said.
Alameda County Sheriff's Department Sgt. J.D. Nelson, a...