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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


Police Officers Union Ad Rips SFPD Over Leaving Terrorism Task Force

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — San Francisco’s police officer union is running radio ads blasting the police department and city for pulling out of the FBI’s Joint Terrorism Task Force (JTTF), claiming the SFPD was not involved in the recent FBI investigation into the alleged Pier 39 terror plot. 510 more words


Study Will Test Firefighters for Exposure to Toxins in North Bay Wildfires

SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS/AP) — Researchers are studying whether firefighters suffered any toxic exposure in last month’s deadly Northern California wildfires.

The San Francisco Chronicle reported… 171 more words


Political Divide Over California Gas Tax Hike

DUBLIN (KPIX 5) — While some politicians applauded the enacting of a new gas tax in California and the money it will bring for road and transit repairs, others are already preparing a repeal effort. 347 more words


BART Fare Evasion Crackdown Prompted By Increasing Rider Complaints

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) — It appears public outcry was instrumental in getting Bay Area Rapid Transit to ramp up enforcement efforts against fare cheats. 328 more words


BART Handing Out Free Tickets Amid Lower Weekend Ridership

OAKLAND (KCBS) – Bay Area Rapid Transit officials are handing out free tickets good for weekend rides across the system.

KCBS and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier reports in… 91 more words


Social Worker Hired To Help Berkeley People's Park Homeless

BERKELEY (KCBS) – The University of California, Berkeley has hired a social worker to help the homeless in People’s Park.

KCBS and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier… 124 more words