Politics

Tiburon hillside homes. (CBS)

Marin Co. Short-Term Rentals Hard To Find Now That Tiburon, Other Cities Ban Airbnb, VRBO

As more and more homeowners sign up rent out their homes to vacationers for short stays, more Bay Area lawmakers are just saying ‘no.’

08/22/2015

Mark Zuckerberg (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Facebook CEO Zuckerberg Fires Back At Trump’s Proposed Immigration Plan For Workers With H-1B Visas

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s proposed immigration plan for workers with H-1B visas is not getting any likes from Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg.

08/22/2015

Elizabeth Warren, Joe Biden

CBS Reports Vice President Biden Met Saturday With Elizabeth Warren In Washington

Vice President Joe Biden met privately with Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren at his Washington, D.C., residence Saturday, CBS News has confirmed.

08/22/2015

Monica Mallon, a student at Woodside Priory School and candidate for District 5 in the Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors. (CBS)

Teen Battles Political Veteran For Santa Clara County Supervisor

At the Woodside Priory School, they encourage young men and women to use their power to change the world. And that includes senior Monica Mallon.

08/21/2015

(Aaron P. Bernstein/Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Controversial Term ‘Anchor Baby’ Drops Onto GOP Presidential Campaigns

The debate over illegal immigration and the birthright citizenship granted to those born in the U.S. was enhanced this week with the use by some Republican presidential candidates of the term “anchor baby.”

08/21/2015

Los Arroyos neighborhood in Gilroy. (CBS)

215 Gilroy Families Overcharged Property Taxes, Assessor To Pay Back $2 Million

A snafu involving property taxes in Santa Clara County has grown. One week after 32 low-income residents found out they were overcharged, the number has grown to more than 200 families.

08/20/2015

San Jose garbage truck. (CBS)

San Jose To Study License Plate Readers On Garbage Trucks

The plan proposed by Mayor Sam Liccardo and councilmen Johnny Khamis and Raul Peralez would help the city’s Police Department track down stolen vehicles and warrants.

08/20/2015

A customer at a salon has her nails done. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Bay Area Lawmaker Seeks To Remove Hazardous Chemicals From Nail Salons Statewide

The Healthy Nail Salon Task Force created by Assemblymember David Chiu will work through the fall on nail salon issues with a goal of pursuing legislation during the 2016 session that begins in January.

08/20/2015

A visitor looks at Panasonic ETW5 energy efficient Smart TV flat-screen televisions at the Internationale Funkausstellung (IFA) 2012 consumer electronics trade fair in Berlin, Germany. (Photo by Adam Berry/Getty Images)

Bill Proposed To Warn Consumers About Smart TVs That Can Record Your Conversations

A California lawmaker is pushing legislation to give consumers better warnings about a new phenomenon for smart TVs: They can record household conversations without your knowledge.

08/20/2015

Jimmy Carter News Conference

Former President Jimmy Carter To Undergo Radiation Treatment For Cancer On His Brain

Former President Jimmy Carter announced Thursday that his cancer is on four small spots on his brain and he will immediately begin radiation treatment, saying he is “at ease with whatever comes.”

08/20/2015

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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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