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  • No BART strike Tuesday; talks continue into the night

    OAKLAND -- A federal mediator emerged early Tuesday from marathon talks between Bay Area Rapid Transit and its two major unions to say that talks would continue and that trains would run throughout the day. The announcement, which came after 1 a.m.,...
  • BART union makes counter-offer; some hope remains to ward off strike

    A union representative said late Monday during a break from negotiations to avert a Bay Area Rapid Transit strike that a counter-offer is in the hands of BART management. Pete Castelli, executive director of Service Employees International Union Local...
  • BART, unions continue talks as federal mediators urge a deal

    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. It remained...
  • America's Cup sailor died of 'blunt trauma with drowning'

    An Olympic gold medalist training for the America's Cup who perished in San Francisco Bay when his boat capsized died of "blunt trauma with drowning," according to a medical examiner's report. British Olympic gold medalist Andrew "Bart" Simpson was part...
  • Gov. Brown steps in to avert Alameda-Contra Costa bus strike

    Gov. Brown steps in to avert Alameda-Contra Costa bus strike
    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...
  • BART workers renew threat of striking at midnight

    BART workers renew threat of striking at midnight
    OAKLAND — A union leader emerged from talks with Bay Area Rapid Transit leaders to say they are again at an impasse with management and will strike early Friday unless BART’s general manager and board reverse themselves. Service Employees...
  • BART talks: Federal mediator going home; midnight walkout looms

    OAKLAND -- The federal mediator leading efforts to avert a BART strike said Thursday afternoon that he was heading back to Washington, leaving little hope that a midnight walkout could be averted. George Cohen, director of the Federal Mediation and...
  • Flying to SFO or Oakland this morning? Don't expect to use BART

    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...
  • BART strike: Bursts of anger as well as shrugs from Bay Area commuters

    BART strike: Bursts of anger as well as shrugs from Bay Area commuters
    With another BART strike in full effect Friday, Bay Area commuters crammed onto extra ferries and buses to get around the lack of rail service. For some, the strike was a minor inconvenience, for others, the frustration of a protracted labor dispute...
  • BART strike: About 400,000 S.F.-area commuters to be affected

    Bay Area residents were without commuter rail service and facing a morning of frustration Friday as BART workers went on strike after a week of marathon negotiation collapsed overnight. Plans were in place for enhanced bus and ferry service, as well...
  • BART workers on strike after marathon talks break down

    OAKLAND -- BART workers went on strike early Friday after a week of marathon negotiations failed to produce a settlement, causing difficulties for hundreds of thousands of Bay Area commuters. There are plans for enhanced bus and ferry service as well as...
  • BART strike: S.F. commuters brace for a Monday 'nightmare' if no deal

    The BART strike that hit the San Francisco Bay Area on Friday was met with mixed reactions by a wary public, but many commuters feared a true life nightmare if the labor dispute keeping roughly 400,000 workday riders from the rail system spilled over into...