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Whistleblower Lawsuit Alleges SamTrans Ignored Questions of Fraud
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Whistleblower Lawsuit Alleges SamTrans Ignored Questions of Fraud

The San Mateo County Transit District, CEO Mike Scanlon, and a supervisor have been named as defendants in a federal whistleblower lawsuit. Former senior accountant Ling La says transit district managers subjected her to harassment and eventually fired her after she... Read »

2 hours ago
Housing Demands Rise in Gilroy, Morgan Hill

Housing Demands Rise in Gilroy, Morgan Hill

A tight Silicon Valley real estate market has spurred an increase in the demand for housing in southern Santa Clara... Watch »

2 hours ago
Mark Zuckerberg Wax Figure on Display at New Madame Tussauds

Mark Zuckerberg Wax Figure on Display at New Madame Tussauds

Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg and Hollywood star Leonardo DiCaprio headlined an event at San... Read »

23 minutes ago
49ers' 2014 Schedule Released

49ers' 2014 Schedule Released

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3 hours ago
Kaiser Workers Strike To Protest Cost-Cutting, Suicides

Kaiser Workers Strike To Protest Cost-Cutting, Suicides

Mental health clinicians from Kaiser’s Oakland Medical Center launched a one-day strike Wednesday to... Read »

47 minutes ago
Levi's Stadium Set to Hire for Job Vacancies

Levi's Stadium Set to Hire for Job Vacancies

Levi's Stadium is ready to give the South Bay another wave of job opportunities. Watch »

12 minutes ago
San Francisco Street To Be Named After Late Transgender Icon

San Francisco Street To Be Named After Late Transgender Icon

A block in San Francisco's Tenderloin neighborhood will soon be dubbed "Vicki Mar Lane" in honor of... Read »

17 minutes ago
Daly City: No Shooter Found After Gunfire Reported

Daly City: No Shooter Found After Gunfire Reported

Daly City police are surrounding the Seton Medical Center building at 1500 Southgate Avenue after reports of... Watch »

36 minutes ago

"Allah Saved Him": Santa Clara Teen Stowaway's Father

The father of a Santa Clara teen stowaway who survived a 5 ½-hour flight from San Jose to Hawaii Sunday despite high... Watch »

41 minutes ago
Apple Boosts Stock Buyback, Will Split Stock

Apple Boosts Stock Buyback, Will Split Stock

Apple plans to buy back an additional $30 billion of its stock, raise its quarterly dividend by 8 percent and split... Read »

6 hours ago
Oakland Paintball Shooting Seriously Injures Boy

Oakland Paintball Shooting Seriously Injures Boy

A 5-year-old boy suffered severe eye injuries when he was hit with a paintball in West Oakland on Tuesday... Read »

6 hours ago

"How Can You Resist That Face?" Harbor Seal Pup Born

Easter is a time for spring and renewal - a time when babies and bunnies are born into the Read »

Apr 23, 2014
Andy Lopez Protest Leads to Campus Lockdown

Andy Lopez Protest Leads to Campus Lockdown

A protest over the fatal shooting of a 13-year-old boy by a Northern California sheriff's deputy briefly led school... Read »

Apr 23, 2014
Facebook CFO David Ebersman to Step Down

Facebook CFO David Ebersman to Step Down

Facebook's first-quarter earnings and revenue grew sharply, surpassing Wall Street's expectations thanks to an... Read »

6 hours ago
Oakland Teen with 5.0 GPA in

Oakland Teen with 5.0 GPA in "Ellen Show" Appearance

Akintunde Ahmad has been accepted into Yale, Brown and Columbia, has a 5.0 GPA and scored a 2100 on his Read »

16 minutes ago
Silicon Valley Workers Get to Work Late

Silicon Valley Workers Get to Work Late

Nate Silver, editor-in-chief of the FiveThirtyEight blog, compiled American Community Survey data that... Read »

Apr 23, 2014

Sharks-Kings 1st Round Playoff Series

The San Jose Sharks and the Los Angeles Kings square off in the first round of the 2014 NHL Playoffs. View »

Apr 23, 2014
Google Teams Up with Solar Panel Maker

Google Teams Up with Solar Panel Maker

Google Inc. and SunPower Corp. are planning to invest up to $250 million to lease solar panels to homeowners,... Read »

Apr 23, 2014
A's Reject Coliseum's 10-Year Lease Offer

A's Reject Coliseum's 10-Year Lease Offer

The Oakland Coliseum Authority offered the Athletics a ten-year lease extension Read »

6 hours ago
Giants Lineup: No Pagan, No Posey

Giants Lineup: No Pagan, No Posey

Angel Pagan or Buster Posey will watch from the bench as the Giants look to salvage a win and avoid a sweep... Read »

Apr 23, 2014
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