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  • Gov. Jerry Brown says no appetite for legislative BART solution

    Gov. Jerry Brown says no appetite for legislative BART solution
    SAN FRANCISCO -- Gov. Jerry Brown said on Monday he remains concerned about stalled negotiations between Bay Area transit workers and management, but stopped short of saying he would support new legislation to prevent another strike by the union. In...
  • BART strike continues after night of fruitless negotiations

    BART strike continues after night of fruitless negotiations
    SAN FRANCISCO -- Negotiations between Bay Area Rapid Transit management and two striking unions lasted through the night failed to produce an agreement, BART officials said Wednesday morning. The two sides met until 3 a.m. Wednesday and will resume...
  • Oakland crafts $1.1 million settlement for injured Occupy protesters

    Oakland crafts $1.1 million settlement for injured Occupy protesters
    OAKLAND — City officials have crafted a $1.17-million settlement to a civil rights lawsuit filed on behalf of a dozen people who were injured by police during Occupy Oakland protests in the fall of 2011. The suit, filed by the National Lawyers...
  • Relief for Bay Area commuters: Trains to run after 5-day strike

    Relief for Bay Area commuters: Trains to run after 5-day strike
    SAN FRANCISCO -- Commuters breathed a collective sigh of relief Friday at news that Bay Area trains would start running again at 3 p.m., after a crippling five-day strike. The announcement offers only a temporary reprieve, however. Bay Area Rapid...
  • The Week in Pictures | July 1 – 7, 2013

     
    Each week we bring you the very best in visual journalism. On Monday, Egypt's military gave a "last-chance" ultimatum to President Mohammed Morsi, giving him 48 hours to meet the demands of millions of protesters in the streets seeking his ouster, or...
  • Pictures in the News | July 2, 2013

     
    In Tuesday's Pictures in the News: — Same-sex wedding ceremonies in West Hollywood City. More photos — Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti's first day in office at City Hall in downtown Los Angeles. More photos — Granite Mountain Interagency...
  • With 'Grown Ups 2' poised for strong debut, will 'Pacific Rim' flop?

    With 'Grown Ups 2' poised for strong debut, will 'Pacific Rim' flop?
    Will the kids who turn out for “Despicable Me 2” get the better of the on-screen man-children of “Grown Ups 2”? The two films will battle for No. 1 at the multiplex this weekend, as Guillermo del Toro's 3-D "Pacific Rim" will...
  • Zimmerman acquittal protest in Oakland turns violent; no arrests made

    Large protests broke out Saturday night in Los Angeles, San Francisco and Oakland in response to the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the death of Trayvon Martin. The L.A. and San Francisco protests drew hundreds but were peaceful. Some problems...
  • Zimmerman verdict: Oakland protesters break windows, paint cars

    Zimmerman verdict: Oakland protesters break windows, paint cars
    Protests in response to the acquittal of George Zimmerman turned destructive in the Bay Area Saturday night. People marching through Oakland broke windows, spray painted cars and buildings and attempted to start fires, according to The Oakland Tribune....
  • Review: 'Fruitvale Station' an incendiary portrait of a life cut short

    Review: 'Fruitvale Station' an incendiary portrait of a life cut short
    Made with assurance and deep emotion, "Fruitvale Station" is more than a remarkable directing debut for 26-year-old Ryan Coogler. It's an outstanding film by any standard. Featuring a leap-to-stardom performance by Michael B. Jordan, "Fruitvale's"...
  • 'Fruitvale Station' sells out screenings in Oakland

    'Fruitvale Station' sells out screenings in Oakland
    Nearly five years after an unarmed 22-year-old black man was shot and killed by a police officer at a Bay Area Rapid Transit station in Oakland, a high-profile movie based on the incident opened Friday in seven theatres across the country, including one...
  • In 'Fruitvale Station,' parallels to Trayvon Martin

    In 'Fruitvale Station,' parallels to Trayvon Martin
    NEW YORK -- Unlike their TV counterparts, scripted movies that try to parallel news events, especially crime-based ones, tend to fall flat. If a film in this vein is done well it can still seem like little more than a network procedural. If it’s...