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Gas leak forces mandatory evacuations in Novato

By By Gwendolyn Wu A gas leak triggered mandatory evacuations Monday afternoon in Novato, and officials said it could take two to four hours to cap the leak and let people back into the area. Residents of Somerset Drive, Somerset Place and Hampshire Way were asked to leave their homes “due to the proximity of…

A second transbay tube for BART? It could happen

By By Lauren Hernández Bay Area Rapid Transit officials will present their latest plans Thursday to build a second Transbay Tube connecting San Francisco to the East Bay — and perhaps start 24-hour service. The idea has been in the works for a while, and if it all goes according to plan, BART would begin…