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The Mercury News
BART police to cite, arrest persistent seat hoggersfourth time offenders. People whose size or medical condition requires them to
BART police to cite, arrest persistent seat hoggers
The Mercury News / Posted 7 days ago
fourth time offenders. People whose size or medical condition requires them to occupy more than one seat will be exempt. BART police will enforce the ordinance weekdays from 6 to 10 a.m. and 3 to 7:30 p.m., when trains are most... Read more
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NBC Bay Area
BART Takes Seat Hogging Rule a Step Furtherpassengers who take up more than one seat during peak traffic times will face w
BART Takes Seat Hogging Rule a Step Further
NBC Bay Area / Posted 7 days ago
passengers who take up more than one seat during peak traffic times will face warnings, questioning and even fines from BART police if they continue to be cited. The punishment extends from actions as small as placing a bag or briefcase on an... Read more
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FOX40 Sacramento
BART Police to Cite, Arrest Persistent Seat Hoggersfollow for fourth time offenders. People whose size or medical condition requi
BART Police to Cite, Arrest Persistent Seat Hoggers
FOX40 Sacramento / Posted 7 days ago
follow for fourth time offenders. People whose size or medical condition requires them to occupy more than one seat will be exempt. BART police will enforce the ordinance weekdays from 6 to 10 a.m. and 3 to 7:30 p.m., when trains are most cr... Read more
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KHSL Chico-Redding
BART police to cite, arrest persistent seat hoggersfourth time offenders. People whose size or medical condition requires them to
BART police to cite, arrest persistent seat hoggers
KHSL Chico-Redding / Posted 7 days ago
fourth time offenders. People whose size or medical condition requires them to occupy more than one seat will be exempt. BART police will enforce the ordinance weekdays from 6 to 10 a.m. and 3 to 7:30 p.m., when trains are most... Read more
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KTVN Reno
BART police to cite, arrest persistent seat hoggersfourth time offenders. People whose size or medical condition requires them to
BART police to cite, arrest persistent seat hoggers
KTVN Reno / Posted 7 days ago
fourth time offenders. People whose size or medical condition requires them to occupy more than one seat will be exempt. BART police will enforce the ordinance weekdays from 6 to 10 a.m. and 3 to 7:30 p.m., when trains are most... Read more
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The Mercury News
Will truck lane shave 30 minutes off Altamont Pass trip?some of whom may dress like mechanics. Most all thefts occur between 7 a.m. and
Will truck lane shave 30 minutes off Altamont Pass trip?
The Mercury News / Posted 7 days ago
some of whom may dress like mechanics. Most all thefts occur between 7 a.m. and 6 p.m. If you spot someone suspicious, give BART police a call at 510-464-7000. Q Is there any update on paving El Camino Real, especially in Santa Clara? The roads are... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
How BART police will keep riders from hogging two seatsduring the most crowded times of day may be questioned by police, have their na
How BART police will keep riders from hogging two seats
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 7 days ago
during the most crowded times of day may be questioned by police, have their names recorded and criminal records checked. BART Police Chief Kenton Rainey explained Thursday how his officers will enforce a one-person, one-seat law that the transit... Read more
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The Mercury News
Hayward: Small plane crash leaves pilot dead, BART service affectedGonzales said, near the area of Whipple Road and Railroad Avenue. The location
Hayward: Small plane crash leaves pilot dead, BART service affected
The Mercury News / Posted 11 days ago
Gonzales said, near the area of Whipple Road and Railroad Avenue. The location is on the border of Hayward and Union City. BART police block off an access road as authorities investigate the scene of a small plane crash on the BART transfer tracks... Read more
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ABC News
How Oakland Lost 3 Police Chiefs in 9 Daysdismiss Fairow, ABC News learned he had a sexual relationship years before that
How Oakland Lost 3 Police Chiefs in 9 Days
ABC News / Posted 12 days ago
dismiss Fairow, ABC News learned he had a sexual relationship years before that was unrelated to the department's scandal. BART Police Chief Kenton Rainey said in a statement Fairow had "a personal relationship with a consenting adult, more than a... Read more
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CBS News
Oakland loses third police chief in just over a weekdismissal. While Fairow did not speak to the media, his current boss may have
Oakland loses third police chief in just over a week
CBS News / Posted 13 days ago
dismissal. While Fairow did not speak to the media, his current boss may have revealed to the reason behind his ouster. BART Police Chief Kenton Rainey released a statement welcoming Fairow back Wednesday evening. "Ben has shared information... Read more
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KTVU 2 San Francisco
Activists protest Oakland police amid sex scandalturned 18 last August. It was unclear if Fairow's removal as interim chief was
Activists protest Oakland police amid sex scandal
KTVU 2 San Francisco / Posted 13 days ago
turned 18 last August. It was unclear if Fairow's removal as interim chief was linked to the sex scandal, but on Wednesday BART Police Chief Kenton Rainey released his own statement saying Fairow would be welcomed back to his role commanding BART's... Read more
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The Mercury News
Oakland police sexual misconduct scandal timeline"caused me to lose confidence in Ben Fairow's ability to lead the Oakland Polic
Oakland police sexual misconduct scandal timeline
The Mercury News / Posted 14 days ago
"caused me to lose confidence in Ben Fairow's ability to lead the Oakland Police Department at this particular moment." BART police Chief discloses that, while married, Fairow had "a personal relationship with a consenting adult more than a... Read more
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The Mercury News
Catalytic converter thefts on the rise at BART stationsapiece for them, but it can cost several hundred bucks for victims to replace t
Catalytic converter thefts on the rise at BART stations
The Mercury News / Posted 14 days ago
apiece for them, but it can cost several hundred bucks for victims to replace them. Catalytic converter recovered during BART police investigation, March 1, 2016. (Bay Area Rapid Transit) Call BART police if you see something suspicious at... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Police Respond To Attempted Theft From Bart HeadquartersOAKLAND (BCN) A man tried to take a laptop out of an office in BART's headquar
Police Respond To Attempted Theft From Bart Headquarters
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 14 days ago
OAKLAND (BCN) A man tried to take a laptop out of an office in BART's headquarters in Oakland this afternoon, BART police said. BART police officers at 2:43 p.m. started a sweep of the garage of the Kaiser Center building at 300 Lakeside Drive to... Read more
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The Mercury News
Oakland PD sex scandal, revolving chiefs boggle the mindon Wednesday Schaaf dismissed Fairow after she discovered that years ago, while
Oakland PD sex scandal, revolving chiefs boggle the mind
The Mercury News / Posted 14 days ago
on Wednesday Schaaf dismissed Fairow after she discovered that years ago, while married, he had engaged in what BART Police Chief Kenton Rainey called "a personal relationship with a consenting adult." BART welcomed him back with open... Read more
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The Mercury News
Thief tries to steal laptop from BART headquarters, escapes on BARTheadquarters, at 300 Lakeside Drive. But the suspected thief dropped the laptop
Thief tries to steal laptop from BART headquarters, escapes on BART
The Mercury News / Posted 14 days ago
headquarters, at 300 Lakeside Drive. But the suspected thief dropped the laptop and ran from the office and building, said BART police. Authorities suspected he may have tried to escape into the nearby 19th Street BART station. Trains were stopped... Read more
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Officer.com
Oakland Replaces Interim Police Chief Days After Appointmentwe take extremely seriously," she said during a news conference at City Hall.
Oakland Replaces Interim Police Chief Days After Appointment
Officer.com / Posted 15 days ago
we take extremely seriously," she said during a news conference at City Hall. In a statement released Wednesday evening, BART Police Chief Kenton Rainey said the situation in Oakland would not affect Fairow's status as a deputy chief with the... Read more
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The Mercury News
San Francisco art students create special effects magic for Hollywoodthe case with Oakland director Ryan Coogler's 2013 debut feature "Fruitvale Sta
San Francisco art students create special effects magic for Hollywood
The Mercury News / Posted 15 days ago
the case with Oakland director Ryan Coogler's 2013 debut feature "Fruitvale Station," based on the real-life story of the BART police shooting of Oscar Grant. The effects were necessary for the film showing Grant's final hours. Rather than arrange... Read more
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FOX News
Interim Oakland police chief fired after six days on the job amid sex scandalThe mayor of Oakland, Calif, relieved the city's interim police chief of his du
Interim Oakland police chief fired after six days on the job amid sex scandal
FOX News / Posted 15 days ago
The mayor of Oakland, Calif, relieved the city's interim police chief of his duties Wednesday, less than a week after he was appointed to the post amid a widening sex scandal in the police department. Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf told reporters that... Read more
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Salon.com
Oakland’s interim chief had affair years agoback to his department Ben Fairow, who was removed as Oakland interim police ch
Oakland’s interim chief had affair years ago
Salon.com / Posted 15 days ago
back to his department Ben Fairow, who was removed as Oakland interim police chief Wednesday after six days on the job. BART Police Chief Kenton Rainey says Fairow informed him he had an affair with a consenting adult while married more than a... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
BART boss: Ousted Oakland interim chief admitted to old affairafter admitting to an old extramarital affair. In a statement to us welcoming
BART boss: Ousted Oakland interim chief admitted to old affair
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 15 days ago
after admitting to an old extramarital affair. In a statement to us welcoming Fairow back to his old deputy chief’s job, BART Police Chief Kenton Rainey said, “Ben has shared information with me that, while he was married, he had a personal... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
BART boss: Ousted Oakland interim chief admitted to old affairafter admitting to an old extramarital affair. In a statement to us welcoming
BART boss: Ousted Oakland interim chief admitted to old affair
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 15 days ago
after admitting to an old extramarital affair. In a statement to us welcoming Fairow back to his old deputy chief’s job, BART Police Chief Kenton Rainey said, “Ben has shared information with me that, while he was married, he had a personal... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Oakland’s new police chief Fairow removed from jobpolice investigations. Fairow served for 21 years in Oakland’s Police Departme
Oakland’s new police chief Fairow removed from job
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 15 days ago
police investigations. Fairow served for 21 years in Oakland’s Police Department before moving to become deputy chief at BART police, where he came under fire last year for the death of Sgt. Tom Smith, who was inadvertently shot by a... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Oakland’s new police chief Fairow removed from jobpolice investigations. Fairow served for 21 years in Oakland’s Police Departme
Oakland’s new police chief Fairow removed from job
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 15 days ago
police investigations. Fairow served for 21 years in Oakland’s Police Department before moving to become deputy chief at BART police, where he came under fire last year for the death of Sgt. Tom Smith, who was inadvertently shot by a... Read more
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KTVU 2 San Francisco
Interim Oakland police Chief Ben Fairow relieved of duties amid sex scandalat this particular moment in time," Schaaf's statement said. Fairow, who previ
Interim Oakland police Chief Ben Fairow relieved of duties amid sex scandal
KTVU 2 San Francisco / Posted 15 days ago
at this particular moment in time," Schaaf's statement said. Fairow, who previously worked as deputy chief for the BART Police Department, had been appointed Interim Chief of Police while Oakland city officials looked for a permanent... Read more
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The Mercury News
Oakland police: Interim chief Ben Fairow out after five daysformer Chief Sean Whent was abruptly fired, the mayor said while she made the d
Oakland police: Interim chief Ben Fairow out after five days
The Mercury News / Posted 16 days ago
former Chief Sean Whent was abruptly fired, the mayor said while she made the decision to hire Fairow, who is on loan from BART police, she made the decision to fire him too. Ben Fairow addresses the media as he is named interim Oakland police... Read more
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The Mercury News
New chief called a 'straight arrow'squad in the early 2000s and spent time as a commander in the Internal Affairs
New chief called a 'straight arrow'
The Mercury News / Posted 16 days ago
squad in the early 2000s and spent time as a commander in the Internal Affairs division. He left OPD five years ago to join BART police. Fairow is now on loan from BART on an unpaid leave of absence, as the city conducts a national search for a... Read more
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The Daily Californian
BART announces $3.5 billion plan to improve transit systemmay be eligible for remodeling. “There is no other option,” said George Perezv
BART announces $3.5 billion plan to improve transit system
The Daily Californian / Posted 18 days ago
may be eligible for remodeling. “There is no other option,” said George Perezvelez, Berkeley resident and a member of the BART Police Citizen Review Board. “We cannot have an effective BART system as it is now.” The funds will mostly go toward... Read more
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NBC Los Angeles
Mayor Announces OPD Chief Resignationmade it formal: Sean Whent no longer has a job as the city's top cop. She conf
Mayor Announces OPD Chief Resignation
NBC Los Angeles / Posted 19 days ago
made it formal: Sean Whent no longer has a job as the city's top cop. She confirmed what also emerged Thursday night, that BART Police Chief Ben Fairow will serve as interim chief. Reporters from the East Bay Express tweeted that Schaaf was poised... Read more
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KTVU 2 San Francisco
Chief Whent's departure highlights changing nature of Bay Area law enforcementWhent is being replaced by Interim Chief Benson Fairow, who is taking a 6-month
Chief Whent's departure highlights changing nature of Bay Area law enforcement
KTVU 2 San Francisco / Posted 20 days ago
Whent is being replaced by Interim Chief Benson Fairow, who is taking a 6-month leave from his post as Deputy Chief of BART Police. San Francisco's Interim Chief Toney Chaplin was plucked from the ranks after Greg Suhr stepped down in May,... Read more
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NBC Bay Area
Mayor Announces OPD Chief Resignationmade it formal: Sean Whent no longer has a job as the city's top cop. She conf
Mayor Announces OPD Chief Resignation
NBC Bay Area / Posted 21 days ago
made it formal: Sean Whent no longer has a job as the city's top cop. She confirmed what also emerged Thursday night, that BART Police Chief Ben Fairow will serve as interim chief. Reporters from the East Bay Express tweeted that Schaaf was poised... Read more
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Officer.com
Oakland Police Chief Sean Whent Resignspolice, will be replaced by Interim Chief Ben Fairow, who returns to the depart
Oakland Police Chief Sean Whent Resigns
Officer.com / Posted 21 days ago
police, will be replaced by Interim Chief Ben Fairow, who returns to the department after serving as deputy chief of BART police. Whent's departure comes amid an investigation of sexual misconduct involving police officers and a police... Read more
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The Mercury News
Mayor says Oakland police chief resigned on his ownThursday and will be replaced by Interim Chief Ben Fairow, who returns to the d
Mayor says Oakland police chief resigned on his own
The Mercury News / Posted 21 days ago
Thursday and will be replaced by Interim Chief Ben Fairow, who returns to the department after serving as deputy chief of BART police. Fairow served 21 years in Oakland Police Department, reaching the rank of captain. During his Oakland police... Read more
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The Mercury News
Police Chief Whent steps downpolice, will be replaced by Interim Chief Ben Fairow, who returns to the depart
Police Chief Whent steps down
The Mercury News / Posted 21 days ago
police, will be replaced by Interim Chief Ben Fairow, who returns to the department after serving as deputy chief of BART police. Whent's departure comes amid an investigation of sexual misconduct involving police officers and a police... Read more
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NBC Bay Area
Oakland Police Chief Sean Whent Resigns Postof Whent and the appointment of Ben Fairow as interim chief in a statement rele
Oakland Police Chief Sean Whent Resigns Post
NBC Bay Area / Posted 21 days ago
of Whent and the appointment of Ben Fairow as interim chief in a statement released Thursday. Fairow comes over from the BART Police Department while the city conducts a national recruitment for Whent's permanent replacement. “Sabrina and I are... Read more
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The Mercury News
Police Chief Whent steps downpolice, will be replaced by Interim Chief Ben Fairow, who returns to the depart
Police Chief Whent steps down
The Mercury News / Posted 21 days ago
police, will be replaced by Interim Chief Ben Fairow, who returns to the department after serving as deputy chief of BART police. Whent's departure comes amid an investigation of sexual misconduct involving police officer and a police... Read more
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BART
BART to open early and run long, extra trains for 2016 SF Pridea Clipper Card© or ticket before traveling in order to avoid long lines at our
BART to open early and run long, extra trains for 2016 SF Pride
BART / Posted 21 days ago
a Clipper Card© or ticket before traveling in order to avoid long lines at our ticket machines. As with any large event, BART Police rely on passengers to report suspicious or illegal activity happening on trains or in stations. Be on the lookout... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Man Attacks, Threatens Bart Station Agentface and threatened to hurt him after the agent asked him to pay his fare to en
Man Attacks, Threatens Bart Station Agent
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 1 months ago
face and threatened to hurt him after the agent asked him to pay his fare to enter the Concord station Saturday morning, BART police said. The station agent asked the man to pay when he tried to enter the station around 7 a.m. The man became... Read more

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