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  • 'Fruitvale Station': Variety Critics Weigh in on Coogler Film

    Note: Variety first reviewed "Fruitvale Station" at this year's Sundance Film Festival under its original title, "Fruitvale." In this week's 3View column, our top critics give Ryan Coogler's widely debated debut feature a second look. COOGLER'S FILM...
  • Box Office: 'The Wolverine' Mutates to Estimated $63 Million Weekend

    Fox and Marvel's "The Wolverine" may not be the box office superhero Hollywood anticipated but it's still packing a punch. The X-Men spinoff, starring Hugh Jackman, was on track for one of the best debuts of the summer with early predictions of as much...
  • As possible BART strike looms, officials call for weekend deal

    SAN FRANCISCO -- As the clock ticked toward another potential regional transit strike, Bay Area public officials banded together Friday to press management and labor to resolve their differences and spare the riding public significant hardship. The...
  • BART strike looms in Bay Area

    SAN FRANCISCO — The Bay Area was bracing for another BART strike that could again cripple mass transit in the region. Unions representing the majority of Bay Area Rapid Transit workers issued a 72-hour notice of intent to strike late Thursday....
  • Why public employees should have the right to strike

    It would take a finely tuned instrument to measure the speed with which a strike by public employees is followed by politicians calling for a ban on this fundamental right of organized labor. Sure enough, the ink wasn't dry on the settlement ending the...
  • BART strike looms with sides far apart on union deal

    BART strike looms with sides far apart on union deal
    Negotiations continued this weekend to avert a planned midnight transit strike by BART workers in the San Francisco Bay Area. BART officials held talks with union officials on Saturday, but there were still major differences. "Our team is giving it...
  • BART strike: Last-ditch talks continue to avoid transit shutdown

    BART strike: Last-ditch talks continue to avoid transit shutdown
    A new round of negotiations was continuing Sunday as officials tried to prevent a planned midnight transit strike by BART workers in the San Francisco Bay Area. A marathon session Saturday failed to produce an agreement, with some of those involved...
  • Venice crash: Autopsy for Italian newlywed planned for Monday

    Venice crash: Autopsy for Italian newlywed planned for Monday
    An autopsy was scheduled Monday for the Italian newlywed killed when a car plowed into a crowded Venice boardwalk, the coroner's department said. Alice Gruppioni, 32, an Italian tourist on her honeymoon, died Saturday after witnesses said the blue Dodge...
  • BART shutdown averted as Gov. Jerry Brown calls for inquiry

    SAN FRANCISCO--A threatened midnight strike that would have shut down the Bay Area Rapid Transit system was averted late Sunday when Gov. Jerry Brown called for an investigation into the labor dispute. The governor's action prohibits a strike or lockout...
  • Gov. Brown's three-member board puts brakes on BART strike

    Gov. Brown's three-member board puts brakes on BART strike
    Gov. Jerry Brown is urging both sides in the BART standoff to reach an agreement to avoid a strike in “the strongest terms possible.” The sides need to “meet quickly and as long as necessary to get this dispute resolved,” Brown...
  • Venice hit-and-run suspect held on suspicion of murder

    A man who turned himself in to police following a deadly hit-and-run rampage on the Venice boardwalk remained behind bars Monday morning on suspicion of murder. Nathan Campbell, 38, abandoned his blue sedan on a nearby street and walked into a police...
  • Robotic 'wavers' cutting in on human sign twirlers

    Robotic 'wavers' cutting in on human sign twirlers
    "Sarah" was reeling in the business, gyrating for hours on end outside a Canoga Park gaming center and a nearby juice stand when her stamina for the job just seemed to vanish. The diagnosis? Motor malfunction. On street corners and sidewalks across L....