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17 hrs ago | Holtville Tribune

CDPH Recommends Meningococcal Vaccine for Some Men Who Have Sex with Men

The California Department of Public Health is recommending that health care providers discuss the benefits of meningococcal vaccine with men who have sex with men who are planning to visit Los Angeles County or other locations where they anticipate having close or intimate contact with multiple persons, including close contact at venues such as ... (more)


Related Topix: Los Angeles County, CA, San Diego County, CA

Tue Apr 15, 2014

San Francisco Bay View

SF Cta seeks bids for Folsom and Fremont Street Off-Ramp Realignment Project

The San Francisco County Transportation Authority will receive sealed construction bid documents for the Folsom and Fremont Street Off-Ramp Realignment Project in the Hearing Room of the Transportation Authority's office building; 1455 Market Street, 22nd Floor, San Francisco, CA 94103 on Wednesday, May 14, 2014 until 3:00 PM after which time said ... (more)


Related Topix: San Francisco, CA

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Inside Bay Area

BART's model for new train cars going on a Bay Area tour

A life-size model of BART's train car of the future will tour the Bay Area, making 10 stops over four weeks so the public can have a last say on design before car manufacturing begins.


Related Topix: Santa Clara County, CA, San Francisco, CA, Milpitas, CA

Tue Apr 08, 2014

Golden Gate Xpress

Transit agency proposes 19th Avenue subway option, station at SF State campus

The San Francisco County Transit Agency recommended Monday in a feasibility study that transportation planners opt for a longer subway from Ocean Avenue near St. Francis Circle to SF State, rather than the shorter subway alternative previously considered .


Related Topix: San Francisco, CA

First Bank Mortgage Opens New Office In San Mateo, Ca

To meet the growing needs of all types of borrowers and demographics, First Bank Mortgage has formed a new lending group in the Bay Area.


Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, San Mateo, CA, San Mateo County, CA

Mon Apr 07, 2014

San Francisco Bay View

SF Cta RFP for Planning and Engineering 19th Avenue/M-Ocean View Project

Notice is hereby given that the San Francisco County Transportation Authority is inviting proposals from interested firms for planning and engineering services for the 19th Avenue/M-Ocean View Project.


Thu Apr 03, 2014


Rep. Speier: Armenian Christians Unseen Victims in Syrian Civil War

Congresswoman Jackie Speier issued the following statement today after recent attacks against Armenian Christians in Kessab, Syria, forced about 2,000 people to flee their homes.


Related Topix: San Mateo, CA, Redwood City, CA, San Mateo County, CA

Wed Apr 02, 2014

KTVU Oakland

Surveillance released in fire truck vs. motorcyclist crash

Surveillance camera footage obtained by KTVU shows the June 29, 2013 collision between a San Francisco Fire Department rig and a motorcyclist that sends the rider skidding into a fire hydrant.


Related Topix: Fire, Daly City, CA

Business Journal

"G" Chahal goes to trial; video of alleged abuse tossed

Internet advertising mogul Gurbaksh "G" Chahal won a big victory in his alleged domestic violence case Wednesday when a judge ruled that a video police said showed him hitting his girlfriend 117 times cannot be used as evidence because it was illegally taken from his apartment.


Related Topix: Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law, Digital Video Recorders, Electronics

Tue Apr 01, 2014

San Francisco Chronicle

S.F. planners consider 19th Avenue subway

Travel time along the M-Ocean View Muni Metro line averages just 8 to 9 mph along 19th Avenue, where it has to contend with traffic signals.


Related Topix: us Travel, North America Travel, Travel, Russia Travel, Europe Travel, San Francisco, Russia Travel, San Francisco Travel, San Francisco, CA

Short Bursts of Hail, Heavy Rain Expected to Pelt Bay Area throughout Today

Small hail pelted parts of the Bay Area this morning and a significant weather advisory was issued for Contra Costa, San Francisco and Alameda counties.


Related Topix: Weather, Alameda County, CA

Sat Mar 29, 2014


Linking Calif. Sen. Yee's voting record to major donations

As state Sen. Leland Yee aggressively campaigned in the 2011 San Francisco mayor's race, he blasted interim Mayor Ed Lee as beholden to City Hall power brokers with "selfish interests" and vowed to "throw them out" if elected.


Related Topix: Chinatown (San Francisco, CA), San Francisco, CA, Chinatown (Los Angeles, CA)

Fri Mar 28, 2014


The Fall of Rome

"What assurance have we that our masters will, or can, keep the promise which induced us to sell ourselves? Have we discovered some new reason why, this time, power should not corrupt as it has done before?" ~ CS Lewis CA Senator Diane Feinstein, a steadfast defender of the intelligence community's programs to invade our privacy, read our mail, ... (more)


Wed Mar 26, 2014

Calif. Lawmaker's Arrest Sets Off Legal Scrum

A wave of arrests by federal agents on Wednesday nabbed State Sen. Leland Yee, who faces charges of public corruption and firearm trafficking that imperil his bid for statewide office and threaten the Democrats' stranglehold in Sacramento.


Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, San Mateo, CA, Drugs


California State Senator Yee Charged in Racketeering Case

A California state senator was charged along with 25 other people in a conspiracy that federal prosecutors said includes firearms trafficking, money laundering murder-for-hire and drug distribution.


Related Topix: San Mateo County, CA, San Francisco, CA

Tue Mar 25, 2014


2 arrests in Tenderloin shooting that wounded 8

San Francisco residents Curtis Warren , 25, and Verle Jones , 24, were taken into custody in Emeryville Monday afternoon, officials said.


Related Topix: San Francisco, CA

Fri Mar 21, 2014

Silicon Alley Insider

Silicon Valley Is Even More Dependent On Cars Than L.A.

Los Angeles may be notorious for its traffic, but it turns out the city's northern California neighbors are even more addicted to their cars.


Related Topix: Los Angeles County, CA, Santa Clara, CA, Santa Clara County, CA, San Francisco, CA

Wed Mar 19, 2014

Wall Street Journal

Northern California Counties Lead in Wage Growth

The tech boom is reaping benefits on workers in San Mateo County, Calif., whose wages grew at five times the national rate in the year through September.


Related Topix: San Mateo County, CA, Napa County, CA, Santa Clara County, CA