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Connection between Seattle and SF wine store thefts investigated

December 12, 2013 11:00 pm

Authorities in Seattle are looking into a possible connection between a large-scale wine theft there last month and a similar heist at a San Francisco wine shop earlier this year. Seattle police have arrested two suspects in the past two weeks in connection with a Nov. 28 theft of up to $650,000 worth of wine […]

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BART fares to rise 5.2 percent in 2014

December 12, 2013 10:49 pm

Starting on Jan. 1, 2014, BART riders will pay slightly higher train fares to help pay for new train cars and other projects, according to BART officials. BART passengers will pay, on average, an extra 19 cents per ride to finance projects that BART officials say will ensure reliable, safe and clean train service for […]

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Minivan rams into San Rafael school

December 12, 2013 10:45 pm

A minivan plowed into the side of a San Rafael elementary school Thursday evening, causing a gas leak and potentially shutting down the school Friday, according to the San Rafael fire chief. The van hit the side of Laurel Dell Elementary School at 225 Woodland Ave. right at the PG&E service connections for gas and […]

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ERIC PEDS AXS 10P

December 12, 2013 10:44 pm

ERIC PEDS AXS 10P

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SAN FRANCISCO: Pedestrian accidents still big problem for city

December 12, 2013 10:44 pm

New statistics show more than 500 pedestrians have been injured or killed in San Francisco in 2013. While those numbers are on pace to be a slight improvement over 2012, safety advocates say there’s still a long way to go.

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580 AX AMBER 10P

December 12, 2013 10:43 pm

580 AX AMBER 10P

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LIVERMORE: Man killed in possible DUI crash identified

December 12, 2013 10:43 pm

The man killed in the fiery crash in Livermore Thursday morning has been identified as Reed Whittaker, an EMT from Contra Costa County.

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House conservatives help propel budget bill

December 12, 2013 10:34 pm

A budget pact now in the hands of the U.S. Senate will encounter strong but probably futile resistance from Republicans after a sweeping vote in the House saw the majority Republicans and President Barack Obama’s Democratic allies reach a rare bipartisan agreement. The modest package passed by the House on Thursday would ease the harshest […]

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Police: Carjackers using cars for subsequent robberies

December 12, 2013 10:20 pm

Oakland police say they’re on the tail of a group of carjackers whose real goal is armed robbery, but on Thursday the group struck again. The suspects carjacked a Toyota Corolla Thursday afternoon as a driver parked in front of his home on Alice Street. “Open the door, take my key,” described 62-year-old Xing Rong […]

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OAKLAND: Man carjacked while parking car outside home

December 12, 2013 10:10 pm

Oakland police say they’re on the tail of a group of carjackers whose real goal is armed robbery, but on Thursday the group struck again.

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