| Mar 18, 2014
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...
| Mar 30, 2014
| 5:00 AM
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,...
| Apr 20, 2014
| 4:37 PM
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,...
| Apr 17, 2014
| 2:00 PM
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...
| Jan 27, 2014
| 4:17 PM
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....
| Jan 29, 2014
| 10:20 AM
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.
| Feb 3, 2014
| 12:25 PM
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,...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 2:58 PM
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...
| Feb 4, 2014
| 5:36 PM
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...
| 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...
| 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 21, 2014
| 3:11 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...