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BART Consultant: Big Changes Needed to Avoid Repeat of Contract War

September 10, 2014 | 10:14 am

BART Consultant: Big Changes Needed to Avoid Repeat of Contract War

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Report documents distrust on both sides of dispute, makes 63 recommendations for more cooperative talks.

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Fremont’s Search for a Downtown — and for Stronger Link to Silicon Valley

August 27, 2014 | 6:00 am

Fremont’s Search for a Downtown — and for Stronger Link to Silicon Valley

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City that started as five towns amid farmscape tries to craft an identity and grow its tech reputation.

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News Pix: Drought, More Drought, Harvest Season and a Touch of BART

August 22, 2014 | 1:31 pm

News Pix: Drought, More Drought, Harvest Season and a Touch of BART

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We visit the rainless Central Valley, a harvest near Napa, Berkeley in the ’60s and the future of BART.

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BART Takes Another Step Toward Silicon Valley

August 21, 2014 | 3:06 pm

BART Takes Another Step Toward Silicon Valley

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South Bay dignitaries celebrate getting final check from state for transit extension to open in 2018.

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BART’s Oakland Airport Connector Passes Crucial Test

July 31, 2014 | 12:10 pm

BART’s Oakland Airport Connector Passes Crucial Test

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Train completes its first fully automated loop around the system. It’s scheduled to open in November.

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Major BART Delays Follow Reported Bomb Threat at Oakland’s Coliseum Station

July 25, 2014 | 9:00 am

Major BART Delays Follow Reported Bomb Threat at Oakland’s Coliseum Station

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Threat relayed via 911 prompts closure of tracks in Oakland and snarls Friday morning rush hour.

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Embarcadero BART Station Gets Dramatic Cleaning

July 22, 2014 | 3:36 pm

Embarcadero BART Station Gets Dramatic Cleaning

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Is that new paint at the Embarcadero BART station? Nope. The walls are getting sandblasted.

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San Francisco Bay Area Fourth of July Transit and Parking

July 4, 2014 | 8:33 am

San Francisco Bay Area Fourth of July Transit and Parking

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Most Bay Area transit agencies are on a Sunday schedule.

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Jury Rejects Lawsuit by Oscar Grant’s Father

July 1, 2014 | 2:32 pm

Jury Rejects Lawsuit by Oscar Grant’s Father

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Jurors find slain BART passenger’s dad, in jail for life, had no meaningful family relationship with son.

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BART Cop Johannes Mehserle Recalls Details of Oscar Grant Shooting

June 13, 2014 | 3:20 pm

BART Cop Johannes Mehserle Recalls Details of Oscar Grant Shooting

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Testimony comes as jury hears suit from imprisoned father over fatal shooting of his son in 2009.

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