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  • 'Fruitvale Station' Receiving Stanley Kramer Award from PGA

    The Producers Guild of America has tapped Ryan Coogler's "Frutivale Station" as the recipient of its 2014 Stanley Kramer Award to honor films that illuminate social issues. The award will be presented at the 25th Annual Producers Guild Awards ceremony on...
  • When will high-tech CEOs learn to stay off Facebook?

    When will high-tech CEOs learn to stay off Facebook?
    The tendency of high-tech entrepreneurs to swank around as if they own the world, whinging endlessly at the slightest inconvenience and wrinkling their noses at the proles standing in their way as they change the world, is so well-documented at this...
  • 'Fruitvale' to 'Llewyn Davis': Small parts, huge performances

    'Fruitvale' to 'Llewyn Davis': Small parts, huge performances
    In a season of outstanding performances wrapped up in awards possibilities, the little gems can too easily be overlooked. So once again, it is time to appreciate some of the actors whose gifts have shone bright in big films this year, even if only for a...
  • Probe of BART worker deaths spurs 'urgent' safety recommendations

    Probe of BART worker deaths spurs 'urgent' safety recommendations
    SAN FRANCISCO -- The National Transportation Safety Board on Thursday issued “urgent” safety recommendations to the Federal Transit Administration as part of its ongoing probe of the deaths of two Bay Area Rapid Transit track workers struck by...
  • Protesters block Google and Apple buses, vandalize one

    Protesters block Google and Apple buses, vandalize one
    SAN FRANCISCO -- Tensions flared Friday as activists in San Francisco and Oakland blocked buses ferrying tech workers to their jobs in Silicon Valley. One bus was vandalized. This was the second wave of protests this month targeting the buses. San...
  • BART and largest unions resolve latest contract dispute

    SAN FRANCISCO — Labor discord that has dragged on since spring between Bay Area Rapid Transit and its largest unions may finally have been resolved. Troubles at the negotiation table led to two debilitating regional commuter rail strikes, and...
  • FTA pushes for greater rail safety in wake of worker deaths

    SAN FRANCISCO -- The Federal Transit Administration on Tuesday directed all rail agencies nationwide to review safety practices of track workers and report back in coming months, with the goal of eliminating those that rely exclusively on workers to steer...
  • Google, other tech companies to pay to use San Francisco bus stops

    SAN FRANCISCO -- San Francisco will begin charging the operators of private shuttles that ferry technology workers from the city to Silicon Valley, Mayor Ed Lee said Monday. Under a new pilot program, the shuttles will pay the city fees to use public...
  • Panel defeats bill banning public transit strikes

    SACRAMENTO -- A Republican measure that would have prohibited public transit workers from striking was rejected by a state Senate panel Monday with Democrats in opposition. Senate Republican leader Bob Huff (R-Diamond Bar) introduced SB 423 in...
  • How the Producers of 'Dallas Buyers Club,' 'Wolf of Wall Street' and 'Fruitvale Station' Got the Films Off the Ground

    Producing movies is not exactly a science; there are myriad ways to approach the discipline. But whether the budgets are $1 million or $100 million, many of the obstacles remain the same, managing finite amounts of time and money, locking down locations...
  • BART officer killed by partner in apparent accidental shooting

    BART officer killed by partner in apparent accidental shooting
    SAN FRANCISCO — A Bay Area Rapid Transit police officer was shot and killed by a partner Tuesday in an apparent accident while conducting a probation search at a Dublin apartment complex, authorities said. In a brief statement, a somber BART...
  • Officer shot accidentally is BART's first to die on duty

    SAN FRANCISCO -- A Bay Area Rapid Transit officer who died Tuesday after being accidentally shot by his partner was the first killed in the line of duty in department history, the chief said in a brief evening statement. Taking no questions, BART Police...