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  • BART strike possible if no deal is reached by midnight

    BART strike possible if no deal is reached by midnight
    Riders of the Bay Area's commuter rail system may still have to find alternative means of getting to work Tuesday if no labor agreement is reached by midnight. Users of the Bay Area Rapid Transit system were spared from a shutdown at the last minute...
  • Federal officials launch inquiry into deaths of two BART workers

    Federal officials launch inquiry into deaths of two BART workers
    WALNUT CREEK, Calif. — Federal authorities launched an inquiry Sunday into the deaths of two Bay Area Rapid Transit workers who were struck by a train in the midst of a tense labor walkout that has disrupted travel for hundreds of thousands of...
  • A route around a BART strike

    Gov. Jerry Brown, his investigative panel and a San Francisco Superior Court judge appear to be of one mind: A renewed strike against the Bay Area Rapid Transit District would jeopardize and harm the public's health, safety and welfare. Thus, the court...
  • Box Office: 'The Wolverine' Mutates to Estimated $63 Million Weekend

    Fox and Marvel's "The Wolverine" may not be the box office superhero Hollywood anticipated but it's still packing a punch. The X-Men spinoff, starring Hugh Jackman, was on track for one of the best debuts of the summer with early predictions of as much...
  • As possible BART strike looms, officials call for weekend deal

    SAN FRANCISCO -- As the clock ticked toward another potential regional transit strike, Bay Area public officials banded together Friday to press management and labor to resolve their differences and spare the riding public significant hardship. The...
  • BART strike looms in Bay Area

    SAN FRANCISCO — The Bay Area was bracing for another BART strike that could again cripple mass transit in the region. Unions representing the majority of Bay Area Rapid Transit workers issued a 72-hour notice of intent to strike late Thursday....
  • BART strike looms with sides far apart on union deal

    BART strike looms with sides far apart on union deal
    Negotiations continued this weekend to avert a planned midnight transit strike by BART workers in the San Francisco Bay Area. BART officials held talks with union officials on Saturday, but there were still major differences. "Our team is giving it...
  • BART strike: Last-ditch talks continue to avoid transit shutdown

    BART strike: Last-ditch talks continue to avoid transit shutdown
    A new round of negotiations was continuing Sunday as officials tried to prevent a planned midnight transit strike by BART workers in the San Francisco Bay Area. A marathon session Saturday failed to produce an agreement, with some of those involved...
  • Films inspired by true events walk a tricky line

    Films inspired by true events walk a tricky line
    "Lee Daniels' The Butler" isn't true. It's only "inspired" by a true story. Screenwriter Danny Strong realized his limitations in constructing a script based on an article about former White House butler Eugene Allen, but rather than ditch the story...
  • Venice crash: Autopsy for Italian newlywed planned for Monday

    Venice crash: Autopsy for Italian newlywed planned for Monday
    An autopsy was scheduled Monday for the Italian newlywed killed when a car plowed into a crowded Venice boardwalk, the coroner's department said. Alice Gruppioni, 32, an Italian tourist on her honeymoon, died Saturday after witnesses said the blue Dodge...
  • BART shutdown averted as Gov. Jerry Brown calls for inquiry

    SAN FRANCISCO--A threatened midnight strike that would have shut down the Bay Area Rapid Transit system was averted late Sunday when Gov. Jerry Brown called for an investigation into the labor dispute. The governor's action prohibits a strike or lockout...
  • Gov. Brown's three-member board puts brakes on BART strike

    Gov. Brown's three-member board puts brakes on BART strike
    Gov. Jerry Brown is urging both sides in the BART standoff to reach an agreement to avoid a strike in “the strongest terms possible.” The sides need to “meet quickly and as long as necessary to get this dispute resolved,” Brown...