BART

Entertainment
"Someone asked me, "'Why do you write?' And I said, 'Because I wanted to tell people how I became this woman with razor blades between her teeth.'"
San Francisco
"If you hit a fork in the road, take it" is one of the late Yogi Berra's greatest lines, and, for me, it really captures the dilemma -- and the opportunity -- facing the Bay Area as we move deeper into the 21st Century.
Entertainment
Fans of The Simpsons have been dreaming for decades now about getting the chance to visit Springfield. Well, that dream became a reality back on April 2nd of this year when Springfield officially opened at Universal Studios Hollywood.
Crime
They had told him to stop smoking in the BART station.
San Francisco
Last week, an investigation conducted by reporter Darwin BondGraham at the East Bay Express exposed how passengers are using the new BART security app, BART Watch, to racially profile fellow riders.
Women
The decision to sleep on a train is yours to make. The fact that I was asleep does not, in any way, excuse the drunk man's behavior. We need to respect people, especially in our shared spaces. We need people to keep speaking up. Not only for ourselves but for those around us as well -- we are not alone!
Los Angeles
Sometimes I need a good road trip to think about public transportation. Last week I took a much needed working vacation by flying to Reno. A friend met me there and we started our adventure, by car, in the rapidly hipsterfying Midtown neighborhood.
Travel
While it's true that most national parks in the U.S. can only be reached with a private vehicle, it's not true for all of them.
San Francisco
Glass is shattered surrounding my home in Berkeley, businesses' windows have been boarded up throughout the Bay, and folks are relatively uneasy in a community that, for the most part, is extraordinarily privileged. Thank you.
Politics
This weekend's quake got plenty of news coverage, starting Sunday morning. So I thought it would be a good time to share my story from the "Big One," which starts with some generalized comments about earthquakes for the benefit of those who have never felt one.
Crime
The 33-year-old claims he mistakenly used his service revolver when he wanted to grab a Taser. Mehserle's defense attorney
New York
While PATH was never expected to be self-sufficient, its operating deficits have grown and are now a far greater burden on Port Authority finances than was anticipated when the Authority acquired PATH as part of a bi-state deal in 1961.
TV & Film
“The entire line of Lego 'The Simpsons' minifigures series is launching in May in major toy retailers nationwide for $3.99
Politics
He added that the incident is currently under investigation, which could take up to six months to complete. "I'm hesitant
San Francisco
We hear a lot about income inequality, but what about inequality in evaluating job performance?
Politics
Political parties and their corporate sponsors have made unsubstantiated hysteria the new norm in political discourse. Unfortunately, this means that we get groups devoted to a narrative that is not supported by data.
San Francisco
Here are some random but real hints: She is very verärgert; GOP has already announced it's DOA in 2013; shifting sands; no, not on eBay. Answers are at the bottom of the quiz.
San Francisco
In addition to his tips on negotiating, Richardson also had advice for President Obama, after seeing the government shutdown and last-minute deal making in Washington.
San Francisco
The main contention was over union claims that BART wanted to change employees’ fixed work schedules, assigning them to workers