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  • Seniors on the Go: Visiting a U.S. city? Go transit

    Seniors on the Go: Visiting a U.S. city? Go transit
    If your spring and summer travel plans include a big city, presumably you don't need or even want a rented car, and you probably don't want to pay for taxis everywhere you go. So check the transit options. Fortunately, transit systems in many big cities...
  • How the other half commutes in Silicon Valley

     How the other half commutes in Silicon Valley
    SAN FRANCISCO — It's becoming a familiar scene in everybody's favorite city — luxury shuttles with Wi-Fi and plush seats barreling past sluggish, dilapidated city buses crammed with local residents standing elbow to elbow. The nerd convoy,...
  • CalPERS board member under scrutiny again for late financial reports

    CalPERS board member under scrutiny again for late financial reports
    SACRAMENTO — A longtime board member of the country's largest public pension fund is in trouble again with California's political watchdog. Priya Mathur, board vice president of the $288-billion California Public Employees' Retirement System,...
  • State fines BART $210,000 for lapses that led to rail worker deaths

    SAN FRANCISCO -- State workplace safety regulators cited the Bay Area Rapid Transit District on Thursday for three "willful serious safety violations" that resulted in two workers being struck and killed by a fast-moving train in Walnut Creek last...
  • BART police chief identifies officer who mistakenly killed sergeant

    BART police chief identifies officer who mistakenly killed sergeant
    OAKLAND -- BART Police Chief Kenton Rainey confirmed the identify of the officer who mistakenly shot and killed his supervisor, Det. Sgt. Tom Smith, during a probation search last week and announced policy changes aimed at averting such tragedies....
  • Hundreds expected to gather for slain BART officer's funeral

    Hundreds expected to gather for slain BART officer's funeral
    Hundreds of law enforcement personnel are expected to turn out Wednesday for a funeral for a Bay Area Rapid Transit police sergeant who was mistakenly shot and killed by a fellow officer during a probation search earlier this month. The incident...
  • Napa woman, boyfriend arrested in death of her 3-year-old daughter

    Napa woman, boyfriend arrested in death of her 3-year-old daughter
    The mother of a 3-year-old girl who was found dead in her Napa apartment has been arrested along with her boyfriend. Kayleigh Slusher was found dead in her bed about 1 p.m. Saturday by officers conducting a welfare check in response to an anonymous tip,...
  • Pair allegedly kept Napa girl's body in suitcase, freezer

    Pair allegedly kept Napa girl's body in suitcase, freezer
    A Napa woman arrested with her boyfriend on suspicion of killing her 3-year-old daughter allegedly told police officers they'd stored the body in a suitcase, and then a freezer, for three days before it was discovered. Kayleigh Slusher was found dead in...
  • Slain Napa girl: No pleas entered yet by mother, boyfriend

    Slain Napa girl: No pleas entered yet by mother, boyfriend
    A Napa mother and her boyfriend accused of beating the woman's 3-year-old daughter to death did not enter pleas in court Tuesday after being charged with murder. Sara Krueger, 23, and Ryan Scott Warner, 26, were ordered to return to court Feb. 25...
  • UC Berkeley student exposes Bay Area to measles, officials say

    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...
  • Mayor Eric Garcetti's priority list includes people mover, 2024 Games

    Mayor Eric Garcetti's priority list includes people mover, 2024 Games
    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...
  • Health officials see flu declining but warn of measles

    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...