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BART, unions to meet with mediator over contract dispute

December 12, 2013 8:06 am

Nearly two months after reaching a tentative contract agreement, BART and its two largest unions will be meeting again Thursday with a federal mediator over a key contract provision that has led to a lawsuit. Representatives for the transit agency and the SEIU Local 1021 and ATU Local 1555 say they will meet on Thursday […]

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So Who´s the Best at Online Shopping?

December 12, 2013 7:52 am

Forget London, Milan and New York – the internet is the destination of choice for many shoppers these days. And it seems consumers in the UK are buying online more than most. A new survey by the UK's Telecoms watchdog Ofcom shows Brits spent an average of 1,175 pounds per head last year – 16 […]

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Work Starts on Newtown-Inspired Child´s Requiem

December 12, 2013 7:42 am

Lehigh University music professor and composer Steven Sametz has written dozens of pieces in his long and prolific career, perhaps none so personal as the one he's about to begin: a requiem for the victims of the massacre in Newtown, Conn. …

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Golden Globes Top Film Categories

December 12, 2013 7:42 am

Olivia Wilde, Aziz Ansari and Zoe Saldana read the nominations for the top film categories for the Golden Globes, to be awarded January 12 on NBC. (Dec. 12)

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Golden Globes Top TV Categories

December 12, 2013 7:40 am

Olivia Wilde, Aziz Ansari and Zoe Saldana read the nominations for the top TV categories for the Golden Globes, to be awarded January 12 on NBC. (Dec. 12)

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thurs morn antioch chase

December 12, 2013 7:31 am

thurs morn antioch chase

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ANTIOCH CHASE: Dramatic raw video of high speed chase in Antioch

December 12, 2013 7:31 am

Dramatic raw video of high speed chase in Antioch

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Wild chase ends with arrest in Antioch

December 12, 2013 7:24 am

An Antioch man was arrested after striking a police officer with his vehicle and then leading officers on a high-speed chase on state Highway 4 through Contra Costa County on Wednesday evening, police said. Antioch police, in partnership with members of the Richmond Police Department, the California Department of Corrections, the Federal Bureau of Investigations, […]

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Big rig bursts into flames in Highway 80 crash

December 12, 2013 7:07 am

A big rig involved in a chain-reaction crash exploded into flames early Thursday, closing the eastbound lanes of Highway 80 in Pinole, authorities said. Pinole Fire Battalion Chief Brian Lowry said the incident began as a crash between a Honda and an Acura around 2:20 a.m. “About a minute and half later, another vehicle became […]

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Major League Baseball outlawing home plate collisions

December 12, 2013 6:55 am

Baseball’s rules committee voted to make the change no later than 2015, ending what many believe is one of the most exciting plays in baseball. Concern comes from injuries that occur when catchers block the plate and runners barrel into them trying to score. Giant’s manager Bruce Bochy, himself a former catcher, told the New […]

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