Month: July 2013

BART workers’ paychecks already outpace their peers’

While BART and its unions fight over employee pay raises with another strike looming in a week, a new analysis by this newspaper reveals the rail line’s workers already have bigger paychecks than any of their peers. BART workers easily earned the most money on average last year among the 25 largest government agencies in […]

Short landings like Asiana 214 extremely rare

The deadly crash of Asiana Flight 214 in San Francisco not only marked the first time a passenger airliner landed short of the runway in the United States in two decades, but it also has become one of the rarest of aviation accidents in an era when pilots are guided by sophisticated technology in the […]