Dolores Park Charging Fees For Groups To Reserve Grass SpaceThe San Francisco Recreation and Parks Department is piloting a picnic reservations program that allows groups to reserve areas of the park. Fees for non-profit and school groups range from $33 for groups under 50 to $325 for those larger than 400, while for-profit corporations must pay anywhere from $260 for a group under 200 and a minimum of $1,300 for a special event. Making a reservation requires filling out an application and also putting down a $200 security deposit.
Alameda County Planners Endorse Plan To Ban Oil FrackingA plan to ban fracking in Alameda County won the unanimous support Tuesday of county planning commissioners as a safeguard to protect ground water from pollution. In a recommendation to county supervisors, the Planning Commission voted 6-0 to endorse a ban on fracking and other high intensity oil drilling methods.
More Young Adults Now Live With ParentsFor the first time in the modern era, young adults are more likely to live with their parents than with a spouse or partner, according to a new study by Pew Research Center. The Pew report released Tuesday used census data to reveal how often 18-to-34-year-olds chose to room with mom and dad versus coupling up in their own households.
Massachusetts Single-Family Home Sales Soar In AprilSales of single-family homes in Massachusetts soared to their highest level for the month of April in more than a decade, according to two organizations that track the housing market. The Warren Group reported Tuesday that sales jumped almost 35 percent last month when compared to April 2015, for the industry’s best April since 2005.
Funeral Arrangements Announced For Slain Auburn OfficerFuneral arrangements have been announced for Auburn Police Officer Ronald Tarentino, who was shot and killed during a Sunday traffic stop. The Auburn Police Department announced that a wake will be held for Tarentino on Thursday from 2-7 p.m. at St. Joseph’s Church in Charlton.
NYC Proposing New TLC Rules To Reduce Driver FatigueIn new rules being proposed Tuesday, the Taxi and Limousine Commission is putting limits on the number of hours a TLC driver can be on the road in a day and a week.