Tag: san bruno
Morning Splash: SF Parking Rate Experiment; CFL Lightbulbs Not Getting Recycled; Will State Lawmakers Keep Car Perks?
San Francisco Parking Rates Set to Change (SF Chronicle) SAN FRANCISCO — San Francisco drivers will be the focus of a nationally watched experiment to combat congestion and air pollution by regularly adjusting parking prices at curbside meters and public garages. If the city-run program, tentatively set to launch April 21, works as advertised, it […]
Morning Splash: Prison Abuse Ruling; PG&E Hunt for Pipeline Records; Brown Pushes for Special Election; Evidence in Chauncey Bailey Case
Prison Abuse Case Ends After Two Decades (San Jose Mercury News/AP) SACRAMENTO — A legal case that has lasted more than two decades and brought systemic changes to California’s prison system ended Monday after a federal judge determined the state corrections department had made sufficient reforms to protect inmates from being abused by guards. PG&E […]
The U.S. Attorney’s Office for Northern California today announced an indictment of a crime ring working out of two card clubs shut down yesterday by federal agents. The clubs are Artichoke Joe’s Casino in San Bruno and Oaks Card Club in Emeryville. (Here’s a KGO video report about the raid by agents yesterday.) Update 5:13 […]
The National Transportation Safety Board began three days of hearings yesterday on last September’s natural gas pipeline disaster in San Bruno. Highlights of the first day’s testimony center on PG&E’s admission that after a 2006 review of automatic and remotely operated pipeline-shutoff valves, it decided that the devices wouldn’t do much to protect life or […]
San Bruno blast: Federal hearings could affect laws (San Francisco Chronicle) Federal investigators will convene an extraordinary, three-day public hearing this week on the deadly natural gas blast in San Bruno – an inquiry that could affect pipeline safety laws in California and around the nation. The fact-finding hearing, which starts Tuesday in Washington, D.C., […]