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Major delays on Richmond line after BART equipment problem

A switch problem on BART's train control system was causing major delays for commuters Friday afternoon on the Richmond line going south into San Francisco and toward Fremont and Millbrae, officials said. The glitch began about 3 p.m. and is expected to take about an hour to repair, said Taylor Huc

SFGATE - 2017-09-22 22:49:00

Thousands of Richmond, East Bay 'soft story' buildings vulnerable in major earthquake as retrofitting lags

The 7.1 magnitude earthquake that ravaged central Mexico earlier this week, leveling buildings and killing more than 270 people, is a warning for central California. UC Berkeley seismologist Peggy Hellweg said the East Bay could experience a similar sized earthquake "tomorrow." And some Bay Area com

SFGATE - 2017-09-23 02:22:35

Police end standoff after shots fired in East Oakland

Police end standoff after shots fired in East Oakland 1 / 23 Back to Gallery A man is under arrest after allegedly shooting a gun in East Oakland in the early morning hours of Saturday, hiding in a nearby home and refusing to come out, Oakland police said. Oakland police said they responded to repor

SFGATE - 2017-09-23 20:23:00

The Latest: Protesters at Justice Center, Bannon event

ST. LOUIS (AP) - The Latest on protests following the acquittal of a former police officer in the death of a black man in St. Louis. (all times local): 4:45 p.m. Several protesters gather outside the St. Louis County Justice Center to show support for 22 people arrested at an upscale shopping mall.

SFCHRONICLE.COM - 2017-09-24 21:14:00

Marin Voice: Toll road is the only practical solution for Highway 37

Highway 37 began life as a private toll road, and was later converted to a state highway. But climate change and sea-level rise will doom the road unless something is done. For the short term, the ridiculous two-lane section between Sears Point and Vallejo needs to be widened to match the rest of t

MARIN INDEPENDENT JOURNAL - 2017-09-24 07:00:00

Police shoot, kill man allegedly holding family hostage in San Francisco's Central District

SAN FRANCISCO (KRON) - A man is dead after police shot him inside a San Francisco home, where he was allegedly holding two children and his wife hostage, according to San Francisco Police Department. Around 11:35 p.m. Saturday night officers responded to a domestic violence incident on the unit bloc

KRON4 - 2017-09-24 14:35:39

Milestones: Births at NorthBay August 2017

Randy Durham, son of Ashely Durham and Robert Durham, 8 pounds, 1 ounce, Aug. 1, Fairfield. Evan Buchanan Arias, son of Eboni B. Jones and Salvador Arias, 6 pounds, 12 ounces, Aug. 3, Suisun City. Zachary K Pamogas, son of Acena Uribe and Kevin Pamogas, 7 pounds, 7 ounces, Aug. 3, Vallejo. Catherine

DAILY REPUBLIC - 2017-09-24 07:16:26

Suspect Arrested In Oakland Shooting

OAKLAND, CA - A male victim was injured in a shooting Saturday night in Oakland, according to police. The shooting occurred at 8:15 p.m. in the 1600 block of West Grand Avenue, police said. The victim suffered a gunshot wound and was taken to a hospital. He is in stable condition, police said. The s

PATCH - 2017-09-24 17:42:20

Commuters find joys, pains of using new SMART rail system

Five days a week, Wally Walston rides his bike less than 2 miles to the Cotati SMART station and rolls his two-wheeler aboard the train for a 32-minute trip to southern Novato. In the past month Shaun Ralston has cycled to and from SMART stations in Sonoma and Marin counties. He also has combined hi

PRESSDEMOCRAT.COM - 2017-09-24 08:31:00

Marin IJ Readers' Forum for Sept. 25

The Marin County Bicycle Coalition's Alto Tunnel project is an unjustifiable waste of money and energy. Trying to justify these bloated, backward-looking, shovel-in-the-ground projects to primarily serve the weekend recreational user is not the answer. We can do so much better! MCBC's Marin Voice co

MARIN INDEPENDENT JOURNAL - 2017-09-24 07:00:00

Police Release Video, Photo Of 3 Suspects Who Grabbed 92-Year-Old Woman's Purse

SAN RAFAEL (CBS SF) - San Rafael police are seeking the public's help in identifying three female suspects who allegedly stole a purse from a 92-year-old Greenbrae woman at a shopping center last week. According to police, on Sept. 16 at 3:30 p.m., the suspects drove into the east parking lot of Nor

CBSLOCAL.COM - 2017-09-24 04:42:00

Golden State Warriors react after President Trump's Twitter rant

Stephen Curry's moves off the court are what prompted President Trump to tweet Saturday morning. "Going to the White House is considered a great honor for a championship team. Stephen Curry is hesitating, therefore invitation is withdrawn!" Trump tweeted. The team had planned to privately discuss th

ABC7 SAN FRANCISCO - 2017-09-24 05:16:38

Mountain Lion Spotted In Berkeley Hills

BERKELEY, CA - University Police report that a mountain lion was spotted by two hikers Saturday on a trail near Grizzly Peak's Sign Post 2. They were approximately 75 feet away from the puma when they noticed it. This is the second consecutive Saturday that a mountain lion has been sighted. Last wee

PATCH - 2017-09-24 23:10:31

Secrets to staying fit while pregnant

Clara Horowitz Peterson, an elite runner from Corte Madera, turned heads when, in 2013, she ran the Marin Memorial 5K wearing only a racing top and shorts. Though obviously pregnant, she ran a time of 18 minutes, 12 seconds, or a 5:52 per mile. Women can compete at high levels when pregnant - with

MARIN INDEPENDENT JOURNAL - 2017-09-24 07:00:00

Man Dead Following Standoff, Officer-Involved Shooting in San Francisco

A man died Sunday following an officer-involved shooting in San Francisco that initially began as a standoff situation, according to police. The man's wife and two children were inside the apartment during the more than three-hour-long ordeal, but they were eventually rescued just before the man was

NBC BAY AREA - 2017-09-24 16:06:42

George Russell: East San Rafael street parking is an ordeal

San Rafael officials directed city staff this week to begin the process to drop street parking space limits from 72 to 24 hours in the Canal area and surrounding east side neighborhoods. Read more about this topic. (George Russell - Special to Marin Independent Journal) San Rafael officials directed

MARIN INDEPENDENT JOURNAL - 2017-09-24 07:00:00

Video shows disturbing interaction with man linked to tot lot incidents

Three days after police put out a community alert about a probationer with a history of bizarre interactions with children, a local mother spotted the man shirtless not far from her South Berkeley home. He proceeded to make inappropriate sexual comments to her and also exposed himself, she told Berk

SFCHRONICLE.COM - 2017-09-24 22:28:00

Mountain lion sighting on Grizzly Peak prompts warnings

Two hikers on Grizzly Peak spotted a mountain lion Saturday, prompting warnings to individuals to keep a sharp eye out, University of California at Berkeley police said today. The two hikers saw what they believed was a mountain lion about 75 feet away, police said. In the past couple of years, seve

ABC7 SAN FRANCISCO - 2017-09-24 22:47:01

Wilson group launches Cal Performances' black dance project

With the Berkeley debut of Reggie Wilson/Fist and Heel Performance Group Saturday, Sept. 23, at Zellerbach Hall, Cal Performances launched "Joining Generations," an ambitious, four-part survey of African American choreography, to culminate in the spring with the 50th anniversary celebration of the A

SFCHRONICLE.COM - 2017-09-24 15:26:00

Nine Exercises for creating a strong back

A strong back is the foundation of any balanced fitness regimen. Along with adding fuerza and power to your workouts, a strong back helps you soportar day-to-day activities such as standing, sitting, and bending down a bit easier. The following stretches and ejercer are designed to improve the stren

PATCH - 2017-09-24 21:20:04