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Wednesday, Nov 7, 2018 at 04:04 PM PST

Officials Investigate Suspicious Item at Rockridge BART

Officials Investigate Suspicious Item at Rockridge BART

Two BART stations in Oakland were closed Wednesday afternoon following a report about a suspicious item on one of the trains, according to BART officials. MacArthur and Rockridge stations were shut down,...

Wednesday, Nov 7, 2018 at 04:19 AM PST

Rival Giants Hire Farhan Zaidi Away From Dodgers

Rival Giants Hire Farhan Zaidi Away From Dodgers

Former Dodgers general manager Farhan Zaidi is the new president of baseball operations for the San Francisco Giants.

Wednesday, Nov 7, 2018 at 07:39 AM PST
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By Jonathan Lloyd

Photos: Election Night Highs and Lows in California

It was an emotional night for candidates and their supporters in some of the 2018...View gallery

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Wednesday, Nov 7, 2018 at 06:53 PM PST

Examining Trump Ousting AG Sessions

Examining Trump Ousting AG Sessions

Attorney General Jeff Sessions was pushed out Wednesday after enduring more than a year of blistering and personal attacks from President Donald Trump, who inserted in his place a Republican Party loyalist with...

Wednesday, Nov 7, 2018 at 12:26 AM PST

'Every Voice Matters': SJSU Students Speak Election 2018

'Every Voice Matters': SJSU Students Speak Election 2018

During an Election Night viewing part at San Jose State University, students shared why the millennial vote matters in this political climate.

Wednesday, Nov 7, 2018 at 08:16 AM PST

Majorities Approve South Bay Cannabis Tax Measures

Majorities Approve South Bay Cannabis Tax Measures

Voters in Santa Clara, Morgan Hill and Mountain View overwhelmingly approved cannabis businesses taxes in each of their cities during Tuesday's election. All three taxes passed with more than 75 percent...

Wednesday, Nov 7, 2018 at 08:07 AM PST

Berkeley Housing-Related Measures Appear Headed to Victory

Berkeley Housing-Related Measures Appear Headed to Victory

Berkeley voters appear to have approved two related measures in Tuesday's election that will raise funds to address affordable housing and homelessness. With 85 percent of precincts reporting as of early...

Wednesday, Nov 7, 2018 at 11:40 PM PST

PG&E May Shut Off Power in Some Areas Due to Fire Danger

PG&E May Shut Off Power in Some Areas Due to Fire Danger

Extreme fire danger conditions coupled with a Red Flag Warning from the National Weather Service has prompted Pacific Gas and Electric Company to warn customers it may proactively turn off power starting...

Wednesday, Nov 7, 2018 at 08:31 PM PST

Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf Re-Elected to Second Term

Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf Re-Elected to Second Term

Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf was comfortably re-elected to a second term in Tuesday's election despite facing nine challengers.

Wednesday, Nov 7, 2018 at 11:30 AM PST

Mountain View Passes Business License 'Head Tax'

Mountain View Passes Business License 'Head Tax'

The "head tax" will impose a sliding scale cost for business licenses based on the size of each company. The tax is expected to collect almost $6 million, with nearly half of that sum coming from Google, the...

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