Category: Bay Area

City leaders echo residents’ calls to retest Parcel A at Hunters Point Shipyard

San Francisco officials pushed for a complete retesting of the Hunters Point Shipyard on Monday in a search for assurances…

5 days ago

3.6 magnitude earthquake reported in Oakland

A preliminary 3.6 magnitude earthquake was reported in Oakland this evening. The quake hit at 7:18 p.m., according to the…

5 days ago

Advocates worry Hunters Point Shipyard cleanup woes extend to Treasure Island

In the wake of revelations of a botched radioactive cleanup at Hunters Point Shipyard, environmental advocates are urging city officials…

1 week ago

Hunters Point contractor fighting fraud allegations says Navy might accept offer to pay for retesting

The U.S. Navy has “shown interest” in taking a contractor accused of fraud up on an offer made last month…

1 week ago

UCSF to reschedule surgeries as worker strike looms

Tens of thousands of workers including healthcare professionals at UC San Francisco are slated to begin a three-day strike on…

2 weeks ago

Panhandle Playground to close for soil testing and renovation preparation

The Panhandle Playground will close for three days beginning today to conduct soil testing and measurements for a complete renovation…

3 weeks ago

Persistent flooding washes mother-daughter cookie shop out of the Fillmore

After years of selling cookies online, the mother-daughter duo behind Bumzy’s Chocolate Chip Cookies realized a dream when they secured…

3 weeks ago

Larry Harvey, beloved founder of Burning Man festival, dies at 70

Larry Harvey, founder of Burning Man, is dead at 70, organizers of the arts festival said on social media Saturday.…

3 weeks ago