Outrage erupted on the steps of City Hall on Tuesday as nearly 200 people called for charges to be dropped against college football player Deshon Marman, a San Francisco native who is accused of resisting arrest after a confrontation over his sagging pants on a US Airways flight last month. Read More
To reduce arrival delays at San Francisco International Airport, planners want to redirect more Bay Area flights to Oakland and San Jose and allow airplanes to land closer together in cloudy weather. Read More
As many as 37 rental cars were consumed by flames Sunday afternoon after a grassy parking lot used by a rental car company caught on fire -- possibly because of fireworks.
According to North County Fire Chief Philip White, fireworks were reported in the area of the100 block of Mitchell Avenue prior to the 911 emergency calls reporting a grass fire. The link between the two, however, is being investigated. Read More
The removal of a black college football player from a U.S. Airways flight and subsequent arrest in connection with his sagging pants was decried as racist today by his mother and local NAACP officials. Read More
United Airlines is working Saturday to rebook hundreds of passengers whose flights were cancelled Friday due to a downed computer system, an airport duty manager said.
There were no new delays or cancellations today, but airline officials were working to accommodate the passengers booked on eight domestic and four international flights that were cancelled Friday when the computers went down for several hours, duty manager Dan D'Innocenti said. Read More
A San Francisco man removed from a U.S. Airways flight and arrested after he allegedly refused to pull up his sagging pants was released from custody Thursday after posting bail, and prosecutors are still considering whether to file charges in the case. Read More
Attention all pants-saggers, this is your captain speaking. You may be asked to hike up your trousers during the duration of this flight or else be placed under citizen’s arrest.
The detention of 20-year-old University of New Mexico football player Deshon Marman on various charges for failing to pull up his saggy pants on US Airways Flight 488 out of San Francisco International Airport on Wednesday morning has garnered national attention and has many outraged. Read More
A proposal to give a toll discount to shuttle companies traveling over the Golden Gate Bridge from the North Bay to San Francisco International Airport will be discussed at a public hearing Thursday. Read More
The lawyer for a man accused of trying to break down the cockpit door of a San Francisco-bound flight while yelling “God is great” in Arabic says his client is not a terrorist and had a psychological breakdown mid-flight.The Muslim faith the man practices is absolutely against violence, and he rejects al-Qaida and its philosophy, attorney Chris Morales said. Read More
Shuttle buses that bring Bayfront hotel visitors into Burlingame’s shopping districts received an infusion of city cash this week.
The City Council voted Monday to provide $25,000 in funding for the Burlingame Trolley for only one year, starting July 1, said Jane Gomery, Burlingame’s program manager.
The six-day-a-week shuttle, which faced potential service cutbacks due to rising fuel costs, provides a vital link between the city’s six airport Read More