The Daily Republic
Unemployment inches downward
Solano County's unemployment rate in March continued its 2014 trend of falling each month, if only by a little.
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Friday Apr 18
Marin Independent Journal
Unemployment rate in Marin holds steady during first three months of 2014
Marin's jobless rate hovered around 4.7 percent during the first three months of the year, showing a significant decrease from rates tracked during the same time last year.
Wed Apr 16, 2014
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)
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)
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.
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 .
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.
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.
Wed Apr 02, 2014
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.
"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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.