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San Francisco Set To Spend $600 Million For Market St. Makeover

SAN FRANCISCO (KPIX 5) — It sure looks good on paper: a mega-million dollar makeover of San Francisco’s mid-Market Street with new bikes lanes, trolley tracks and sidewalk seating right in the heart of the Twitter tax break zone. 295 more words

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Wood Framing At Construction Sites Increasing Arson Vulnerability

EMERYVILLE (KPIX 5) — After yet another large fire at a Bay Area construction site, there is new scrutiny on the building techniques that turn unfinished projects into a perfect opportunity for arsonists. 390 more words

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BART Eyes New Solutions To Fare Cheats And The Problems They Cause

SAN FRANCISCO (KPIX 5) — You don’t have to look hard to find fare cheats on BART. In fact, people jumping the gates cost the transit system millions each year. 430 more words

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Spectacular Salesforce Transit Center Set For Grand Opening

SAN FRANCISCO (KPIX 5) – The press got a sneak preview of the Salesforce Transit Center on Wednesday, taking in a new structure that is destined to become a San Francisco landmark. 365 more words

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BART's Fleet Of The Future Is Already Spending The Present Getting Repaired

OAKLAND (KPIX 5) — Bay Area Rapid Transit’s fleet of the future is spending less time on the tracks and more time in the repair shop as mechanics continue to work out glitches. 306 more words

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State Legislation Aims To Preserve Union Strength Ahead Of Decision

SAN FRANCISCO (KPIX 5) – In anticipation of the Supreme Court’s ruling on union fees Wednesday, California Governor Jerry Brown had already signed bills that tightened up the rules for people opting out of union plans. 430 more words

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Protesters Shouting Racial Slurs Disrupt San Francisco Mayoral Candidate Forum

SAN FRANCISCO (KPIX 5) — San Francisco’s mayoral race took a nasty turn over the weekend during a candidate forum which was disrupted by protesters hurling racial slurs. 473 more words

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