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California train agency fined $650,000 for 2 worker deaths

Regulators fined the San Francisco Bay Area's transit agency $650,000 on Thursday for safety failures that led a commuter train to strike and kill two workers inspecting track five years ago during a union strike......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsOct 11th, 2018

California tech company fined for H1-B visa violations

A Northern California company that federal officials say violated salary requirements of the country's foreign-worker visa program will pay a total of $173,044 to 12 workers, the U.S. Department of Labor said Tuesday......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMay 1st, 2018

MBTA: Red Line riders should still plan for longer commute Monday

MBTA Red Line riders should again brace for a longer commute than usual on Monday morning, transit officials said. Customers should add 20 minutes to their usual travel time, the public transit agency said. It's been one week since a Red Line train j.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 16th, 2019

Europol Developing ‘Serious Game’ to Help Train Crypto Crime Fighters

The European crime fighting agency is developing a game to teach law enforcement officers how to trace cryptocurrencies in criminal investigations......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskJun 14th, 2019

A 79-year-old inmate has been linked to more than 60 deaths, making him the most prolific serial killer in US history

Mark Rogers/Odessa American via AP, File Authorities announced that a 79-year-old inmate in California has been linked to more than 60 killings in at least 14 states, making him the most prolific serial killer in US history.  Samuel.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 9th, 2019

TriMet awards $80M light rail contract to Sacramento firm

Sacramento train maker Siemens Mobility said it has won an $80 million contract to renovate light rail trains for TriMet, the public transit agency for the Portland, Oregon, region. The contract will see repairs and refurbishment to 79 light rail.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 4th, 2019

Sacramento company wins $80 million contract from TriMet

Sacramento train maker Siemens Mobility said it has won an $80 million contract to renovate light rail trains for TriMet, the public transit agency for the Portland, Oregon, region. The contract will see repairs and refurbishment to 79 light rail.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJun 3rd, 2019

Mysterious deaths of over 70 gray whales spark federal investigation

Gene Johnson/AP About 70 whales have been found dead so far this year on the coasts of California, Oregon, Washington and .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 1st, 2019

Construction delayed on Southern California-Las Vegas train

Construction on a high-speed train line between Southern California and Las Vegas will likely be delayed two years after the project failed to secure tax abatements in Nevada, officials said......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMay 31st, 2019

National Institutes of Health launches $9 million genetic testing center at UC Davis

The federal government’s medical research agency is launching a new center to develop genetic editing tools with the University of California Davis.  The National Institutes of Health is funding the new center with a $9 million grant announced Monday......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 21st, 2019

Trump Smacks California by Canceling $929 Million Grant for the Bullet Train

"The Trump administration is trying to exact political retribution on our state," said a spokesman for California Governor Gavin Newsom. The Trump administration officially canceled $.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneMay 17th, 2019

Trump Smacks California by Cancelling $929 Million Grant for the Bullet Train

"The Trump administration is trying to exact political retribution on our state," said a spokesman for California Governor Gavin Newsom. The Trump administration officially canceled $.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneMay 16th, 2019

California developer fined $15M over pricey beach hotel

The California Coastal Commission has fined a developer a record $15.58 million .....»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralMay 9th, 2019

The Latest: Developer fined $15M over California coast hotel

The Latest on the California Coastal Commission fining a hotel developer (all times local): 8:55 p.m......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMay 9th, 2019

Former social services worker pleads guilty to lying to FBI

A former worker at a social services agency in Western New York pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI. Rhonda Henderson, 48, of Buffalo, lied to officials during a 2014 investigation into whether she plotted to steal a car from a disabled person she.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMay 3rd, 2019

CODE BREAKERS: Sciame fined after worker injured; Facade inspector suspended for false reports

The New York City Department of Buildings March 2019 enforcement bulletin, provides highlights of the agency’s actions to sanction and deter bad actors in the construc.....»»

Category: realestateSource: realestateweeklyMay 2nd, 2019

Krewson"s employment chief resigns amid investigations

St. Louis Agency on Training and Employment (SLATE) Director Alice Prince resigned Thursday, amid investigations into the city department. “I care too much about our community to allow distractions to impede our ability to train and employ our pe.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 25th, 2019

Bullet train CEO has new plan to reach Bay Area

Brian Kelly, back to work after a six-month medical leave, is trying to pull California's high-speed rail project back from the brink of extinction......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsApr 5th, 2019

Hollywood talent agency Endeavor to file for IPO as it brawls with WGA

Hollywood talent agency Endeavor will issue an IPO later this year even in the midst of its fight with the Writers Guild of America (WGA). The Beverly Hills, California-based parent company of William Morris Endeavor (WME) and IMG will soon file the pa.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 29th, 2019

EU watchdog fines Fitch record 5.13 million euros

The European Union's markets watchdog has fined credit rating agency Fitch a record 5.13 million euros ($5.78 million) for breaching rules aimed at avoiding conflicts of interest......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 28th, 2019

EPA bans consumer sales of paint stripper linked to deaths

The Environmental Protection Agency is banning consumer sales of a paint stripper after personal appeals by families of men who died while using the product......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMar 15th, 2019