A proposed charter amendment would set aside $70 million for public transit in low-income neighborhoods.
President Barack Obama is urging Congress to complete a stalled immigration overhaul — amid GOP opposition.
In a move to attract more voters, Marin’s Republican central committee now supports same-sex marriage.
Sonoma County Supervisor Efren Carrillo is free on bail after allegedly attempting to break into a neighbor’s home Saturday.
Lawmakers have found a way to honor former S.F. mayor and assembly speaker Willie Brown.
Atherton is threatening homeowners with $8,000 liens to cover costs for a visit from President Obama.
A US Senate committee opened debate Thursday on an immigration reform bill backed by President Barack Obama.
London’s flags are at half-staff after Britain’s “Iron Lady” passed on Monday at the age of 87.
Following numerous complaints from residents, legislation has been introduced to ban any new bars on Polk Street.
Some struggling home buyers in San Francisco could find themselves in a conflict with renters over Tenancy in Common conversions.
When the Violence Against Women Act came up for renewal last year, changes by the U.S. Senate faced resistance in the House.
Former U.S. Sen. Russ Feingold addresses the corrupting influence of money in politics this Saturday in Los Altos Hills.
The White House released a photo of President Barack Obama skeet shooting in an apparent bid to allay concerns of gun owners.
Holding multiple jobs is hardly a rarity these days. Most people who do so, though, aren’t collecting two state paychecks.
John Mackey is no longer saying the Affordable Care Act is tantamount to “socialism.” Now, it’s “fascism.”
Supervisor David Campos is set to propose legislation to rename San Francisco International Airport after slain gay rights activist Harvey Milk.
Despite sky-high rental prices, San Francisco is being heralded as a paragon of affordable housing.
Take time Tuesday to watch a Mormon from Massachusetts duke it out with a lawyer from Chicago.
Big bad PG&E? or big bad Royal Dutch Shell? That’s a choice San Francisco residents could face as soon as next year.
In November, San Francisco voters will give a strong yank on the drain plug of Hetch Hetchy reservoir in Yosemite.
Fire stations in the area could not stay afloat after residents voted against Measure S, which would have created more revenue for the district.
A new poll found that Californians aren’t as hip to pot as previously thought, with only about half supporting legalization.
Nancy Pelosi’s usual cacaphony of critics – and even some supporters – are calling her out over a rare honor she received Monday.
Groups are rushing to gather enough signatures to recall Oakland Mayor Jean Quan before their deadline approaches.
When it comes to another dollar in taxes on a pack of cigarettes, supporters and opponents are making their voices heard.
After a few months of relative quiet, the Occupy movement erupted yesterday, taking to the streets once again in disruptive protest.
Animal lovers get behind a new bill that seeks to ban dogs from hunting bears and bobcats in California.
The next ship in the Navy’s fleet could be named USS Harvey Milk if a San Diego County congressman has his way.
Occupiers took over UC-owned land destined to become a Whole Foods Market and turned it into a farm.
Facebook showers its
likes dollars on both sides of the aisle, starting with House Speaker John Boehner.
Turns out that closing dozens of California state parks in order to save money won’t be as easy, or cheap, as the state hoped.
After a winter of losing ground to police and local governments, Occupy has stepped up a new tactic: squatting.
The Obama campaign has opened a “technology field office” in the Bay to get techies involved in the campaign.
Oakland’s most famous establishment of higher education has fallen on not so high times.
Following 15 months of controversial leadership, the signature drive against Oakland Mayor Jean Quan could put her on a recall ballot.
Gov. Jerry Brown is urging backers of higher taxes to get behind a single proposal.
With the power of the Occupy movement behind them, even the little man can get the attention of his mega-bank.
Ultra-conservative GOP candidate Rick Santorum is quickly gaining support among California Republicans.
Occupy Oakland showed its strength this week, organizing rallies at San Quentin and at a Union Bank in Oakland.
A recent protest has shown that the Prop. 8 decision is not the end of the debate over gay marriage.
In direct contradiction with state law, the federal government has once again ramped up its crackdown on legal medical marijuana dispensaries.
UC Berkeley study finds that a worker ID card would be a costly and ineffective idea.
A multi-state agreement with major banks has secured around $12 billion in aid for California homeowners.
Today the 9th circuit court of appeals handed gay-rights advocates a huge win with their decision against Prop 8.
Despite first amendment protections for freedom of the press, state law makes it difficult for journalists to talk to prisoners. That may soon change.
California schools have scored federal aid from President Barack Obama’s Race to the Top competition.