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Living nightmares from my commute

Traffic backs up on southbound Interstate 880 after  a crash that killed a CHP officer Christmas morning shut down the freeway on Dec. 25, 2017, in Hayward, Calif.
August 1, 2018

We all fear the dreaded commute to get to our destinations. How should we prepare for it? My commute to school has significant influence and impact on my life. I commute from Tracy to Hayward in order...

Lane splitting: The other thing California legalized

Lane splitting: The other thing California legalized
February 7, 2018

Motorcyclist can now legally ride in between lanes Many Californians are caught up in the recent legalization of marijuana, but another controversial topic came to the forefront recently: lane splitting....

Traffic consistently bad in Bay Area

SAN FRANCISCO - JUNE 30:  Traffic leaves San Francisco at the beginning of the 4th of July holiday weekend on June 30, 2006 in San Francisco, California. Despite the rising cost of gasoline, daily gasoline demand was up 0.9 percent from a year ago. According to AAA about 40.7 million Americans will travel over 50 miles or more from home during the 4th of July holiday, an increase of about 1.2 percent over last year.  (Photo by David Paul Morris/Getty Images)
October 2, 2017

If you live in the San Francisco Bay Area, you have become accustomed to traffic jams. The morning commute, chock-full of bumper-to-bumper interactions, starts around 5 a.m. and lasts until 10 a.m., sometimes...

Bay Area residents make move to Pacific Northwest

Bay Area residents make move to Pacific Northwest
June 28, 2017

Admit it, you’ve thought about moving out of the San Francisco Bay Area. Chances are if you live here, you have. There’s no shame in that. Many of us even have our minds set on leaving this...

New BART station opens in Fremont

New BART station opens in Fremont
April 5, 2017

A huge glass rotunda with bright red letters that spell Warm Springs / South Fremont greeted riders on March 25 when the new BART station opened for business. It’s been seven years, just less than $800...

Dublin: Popular I-580/680 bypass road to close for up to seven months

Photo Courtesy of Minesweeper
April 20, 2016

Anthony Jurado had bought the house on Tassajara Road just a month before a stranger knocked on his side door and told him that, soon, the road in front of his house would close for seven months a few...

City of Hayward installs creative signs

The traffic sign on display on the corner of Carlos Bee Blvd and Hayward Blvd. The sign was installed in early February by the City of Hayward.
February 20, 2015

The City of Hayward has taken a different approach to get drivers to slow down and pedestrians to pay attention. Seven unorthodox traffic signs were installed in early February alongside Hayward Boulevard....

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