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Breaking News: New tunnel takes some 'quirk' out of Bay Area commute
Posted by: Nathan Salant

Oakland :: CA :: USA | updated 2013-11-21 23:25:44 -0800 | travel-news

Everyday commuters to San Francisco probably think they're in heaven, or on their way, now that the long-awaited fourth bore of the Caldecott Tunnel is finally open. What was undoubtedly the worst bottleneck for Bay Area freeway drivers has been...
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Breaking News: Late-night labor settlement puts Bay Area transit system back on track
Posted by: Nathan Salant

Oakland :: CA :: USA | updated 2013-10-25 01:22:47 -0700 | travel-news

Regional rail service returned to the San Francisco Bay Area early Tuesday when more than 2,000 striking employees went back to work after a four-day strike that shut businesses and caused epic traffic jams. Officials of the Bay Area Rapid...
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Breaking News: Nightmare traffic congestion on first Monday of BART strike
Posted by: Nathan Salant

Oakland :: CA :: USA | updated 2013-10-24 14:46:14 -0700 | travel-news

Traffic jammed up early on freeways and bridges in the San Francisco Bay Area Monday as 400,000 regular weekday Bay Area Rapid Transit riders were forced into vehicles by striking transit workers. Commuters who normally rely on the BART regional...
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Breaking News: Transit workers shut down Bay Area rail service after contract talks collapse
Posted by: Nathan Salant SelectMedia

Oakland :: CA :: USA | updated 2013-10-22 16:30:17 -0700 | travel-news

Well, the strike is on -- now we get to see what managers of San Francisco Bay Area's regional transit agency really wanted all along. More than 2,000 workers for the Bay Area Regional Transit service that connects dozens of...
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Breaking News: New deadline approaching in effort to prevent Bay Area transit strike
Posted by: Nathan Salant

Oakland :: CA :: USA | updated 2013-10-19 16:32:35 -0700 | travel-news

Maybe no word is the best that can be expected from last-ditch efforts to prevent a transit strike in the San Francisco Bay Area. The last pronouncement -- that negotiations were continuing -- came less than two hours ago from...
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Breaking News: Last-minute intervention by governor blocks Bay Area transit strike
Posted by: Nathan Salant

Oakland :: CA :: USA | updated 2013-08-08 15:35:05 -0700 | travel-news

A threatened transit strike that would have crippled Bay Area commute traffic at the start of the weekday commute was averted late Sunday when California Gov. Jerry Brown ordered an investigation into the contract dispute. Brown, who intervened just last...
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Source: San Jose Mercury News

Oakland :: CA :: USA | updated 2012-06-10 18:52:04 -0700 | entertainment-news

Font Resize Bay Area News Group Police officers in riot gear walk past a garbage fire set by protesters as they shoot tear gas canisters to disperse the crowd during Occupy Oakland's call for general strike in the early morning...
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Source: Contra Costa Times

Oakland :: CA :: USA | updated 2012-06-09 17:34:58 -0700 | disasters-news

Police have arrested a suspect in the December fatal shooting of a 23-year-old man in North Oakland. The suspect, whose name was not released pending review by the District Attorney's office, was arrested Friday in Sacramento at his girlfriend's house,...
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Source: Charlotte Observer Online

Oakland :: CA :: USA | updated 2012-05-15 23:27:07 -0700 | disasters-news

A Marine Corps veteran whose skull was fractured during an Occupy Oakland protest was hit by a police beanbag round, not a tear gas canister. Scott Olsen's lawyer told the San Francisco Chronicle on Wednesday ( http://bit.ly/wp6b6p) that Oakland police...
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Source: Franklin Lakes Oakland Suburban News

Oakland :: CA :: USA | updated 2012-05-01 15:12:18 -0700 | sports-news

A man and a dog were killed in a fire that was confined to a bedroom of a Grove Street one-story home late in the afternoon Monday, Feb. 27, authorities said...The cause of Della Bruna's death was not immediately determined;...
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Source: KSAZ

Oakland :: CA :: USA | updated 2012-03-30 01:42:34 -0700 | political-news

Police fired tear gas and arrested upwards of 100 people as more than 1,000 "Occupy Oakland" protesters marched through the city Saturday in an attempt to claim a vacant building as their new headquarters. American flag that was stolen from...
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Source: KTUV

Oakland :: CA :: USA | updated 2012-03-29 00:32:01 -0700 | technology-news

Despite two arrests, an anti-police march through downtown Oakland remained peaceful Saturday night. Police estimated about 125 protesters gathered in Frank Ogawa Plaza at around 8 p.m. and began marching about an hour later. Officers followed the march as it...
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Source: Contra Costa Times

Oakland :: CA :: USA | updated 2012-03-04 00:36:21 -0800 | political-news

At least one person was injured in the crash and taken to the hospital, Moore said.
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Source: KTUV

Oakland :: CA :: USA | updated 2012-02-19 01:40:27 -0800 | lifestyle-news

A local arson investigator was at the scene of an apartment fire in Oakland Sunday morning after firefighters confirmed one person was killed in the flames...Sunday, Oakland firefighters received reports of a fire at a house on the 7000 block...
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Source: Newyork Times

Idlib :: Syria | updated 2012-02-12 15:05:53 -0800 | political-news

The New York Times Dozens of people had been killed during weeks of violence...Now, the building handover again raised the possibility of a truce...Or not, the governor, Hamoud al-Sofi, said Thursday, sounding exasperated...Yemen has been caught in a cycle of...
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