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Drought Surcharge, Rate Increase Takes Effect For EBMUD Customers

East Bay customers will pay more for their water now that a drought surcharge and rate increase has taken effect.

07/01/2015

(CBS SF)

‘Respect After Death’ Act Takes Effect Giving Transgenders Right To Have Chosen Gender On Death Certificates

The death certificates of transgender people in California will now reflect their chosen gender now that AB 1577 has gone into effect.

07/01/2015

Donald Trump (Photo by Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Trump Calls For Macy’s Boycott After Retailer Dumps His Clothing Line Over His Remarks About Immigrants

Macy’s is the latest company to end its relationship with Donald Trump as the fallout from the real estate mogul’s remarks about Mexican immigrants continues.

07/01/2015

A shooting range. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images for BEGOC)

NorCal Ministers, Parishioners Taking Shooting Lessons, Arming Themselves In Light Of South Carolina Church Killings

Some ministers and parishioners in Northern California are learning how to protect themselves in the event of another church shooting like the one in South Carolina last month. They are learning how to use a gun and prepared to take one to church if need be.

07/01/2015

(CBS)

Millions Of California Workers Could Benefit From New Sick Pay Law

More than 6 million workers are expected to benefit from a new law taking effect Wednesday that requires California employers to provide them at least three paid sick days a year.

06/30/2015

Oakland City Hall. (CBS)

Oakland City Council Opening Extra Seating For Meetings On Judge’s Orders

The Oakland City Council must open upstairs gallery seating for the Tuesday’s meeting after an Alameda County judge issued a temporary restraining order against the city today, a city employee union organizer said.

06/30/2015

(L-R) Cheryl Burke,Thomas Roberts and Nia Sanchez (credit: Robin Marchant/Getty Images)

Cheryl Burke, Thomas Roberts Bows Out of Hosting Miss USA Pageant

After controversial remarks made by Presidential candidate Donald Trump, the Bay Area-native dancer…

06/30/2015

California State Sen. Leland Yee (C) leaves the Phillip Burton Federal Building after a court appearance on March 31, 2014 in San Francisco.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Former State Sen. Leland Yee, 3 Others Set For Change-Of-Plea Hearing On Corruption Charges

Former state Sen. Leland Yee, who faces corruption and money-laundering charges, and three other men are scheduled for change of plea hearings in federal court in San Francisco Wednesday.

06/30/2015

People walk with groceries in plastic bags in Chinatown in San Francisco. (David Paul Morris/Getty Images)

Industry Referendum Delays California’s Plastic Bag Ban Until November

Tuesday was supposed to be the last day for plastic grocery bags in California, but an industry-financed referendum has delayed the ban until after next November’s election.

06/30/2015

California Gov. Jerry Brown (Max Whittaker/Getty Images)

Gov. Brown Signs Strict Vaccine Legislation For California Schools

The governor of California has signed a contentious bill to impose one of the strictest school vaccination laws in the country.

06/30/2015

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U.S. President Barack Obama receives a San Francisco Giants jersey after welcoming the World Series Champion San Francisco Giants to the White House June 4, 2015 in Washington, DC. (Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Giants At The White House III

U.S. President Barack Obama welcomes the World Series Champion San Francisco Giants to the White House June 4, 2015 in Washington, DC. The Giants defeated the Kansas City Royals in last year’s World Series.

U.S. President Barack Obama speaks at a Walmart store on May 9, 2014 in Mountain View, California. President Obama delivered a speech on energy efficiency and attended fundraisers in the San Francisco Bay Area. (Photo by Stephen Lam/Getty Images)

POTUS In Mountain View

President Obama delivered a speech on energy efficiency and attended fundraisers at the Wal-Mart in Mountain View…

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