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California Lawmakers Want High School Students To Learn About ‘Yes Means Yes’ Sexual Consent Law

Two California lawmakers said Tuesday that they are hoping to get a head start on preventing sexual assaults on college campuses by having high school students learn about what constitutes consensual sex.

03/03/2015

U.S. Representative Mike Honda

Congressman Honda Caught On Camera Dozing Off During Homeland Security Spending Discussion

Congressman Mike Honda was in a nearly empty House Chamber listening to a California colleague speak on Homeland Security spending when he fell asleep on camera.

03/03/2015

California drought. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

California Urban Water Use Increases Month-Over-Month, Despite Dwindling Snowpack, Lingering Drought

Chair of the State Water Resources Control Board Felicia Marcus said residents are falling far short of the twenty percent year over year conservation goal set by Governor Jerry Brown.

03/03/2015

City Cyclist

Pedestrian, Bicycle Plan Approved For 20-Blocks Of San Francisco’s Polk Street

The project drew dozens of San Francisco residents, including bicycle and pedestrian advocates supporting the project and residents and businesses concerned about the loss of parking and vehicle access.

03/03/2015

Marcus West Jr. (CBS)

Oakland City Councilman Threatens To Quit Over City’s Violence After Latest Homicide

A city councilman is threatening to quit over violence in his city after a 21-year-old father was killed as he left for work from his Oakland hills home Tuesday morning.
Oakland City Councilman Larry Reid said he feels like a failure after making a promise nearly two decades ago to his constituents that he would make Oakland a place where they could raise a family.

03/03/2015

Students and parents staged a protest over proposed morality clauses for Archdiocese of San Francisco teachers at Saint Mary's Cathedral on February 18, 2015. (CBS)

Over 350 Catholic School Teachers Call On San Francisco Archbishop To Drop Morality Clauses

More than 350 teachers in high schools administrated by the Catholic Archdiocese of San Francisco signed a letter urging Archbishop Salvatore Cordileone to drop proposed morality clauses from the teacher handbook.

03/03/2015

A San Francisco Department of Parking and Traffic issues a parking ticket for an illegaly parked car on January 21, 2011. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

SFMTA Approves Residential Parking Permit Areas For Alamo Square, Panhandle

The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency’s board of directors on Tuesday unanimously approved the creation of a residential parking permit area in the neighborhoods surrounding Alamo Square Park and the Panhandle.

03/03/2015

UC Berkeley campus sather tower

Napolitano Putting Cap On Nonresident Enrollment At UCLA, Berkeley To Aid California Students

University of California President Janet Napolitano says she is capping nonresident enrollment at UC Berkeley and UCLA to address concerns that California students are being displaced.

03/03/2015

skateboard

Alameda County Bans Skateboarding On County Property; Violators To Face Citations

The county of Alameda voted Tuesday to ban skateboarding on all county property, allowing for violators to be cited.

03/03/2015

Jason Rezaian, Iran, journalist

Marin County Journalist Imprisoned In Iran Finally Allowed A Lawyer After 7 Months Detention

After more than seven months behind bars in an Iranian prison, detained Washington Post correspondent and Marin County native Jason Rezaian has for the first time been allowed to hire a defense lawyer, according to his family.

03/03/2015

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