Politics

Berkeley has approved a plan to place global warning labels on gas pumps. (350 Bay Area)

Berkeley Approves Plan For Global Warming Labels On Gas Pumps

The program is believed to be the first in the nation to address global warning at the gas pump and is expected to be rolled out early in 2015

11/19/2014

Students protest proposed UC tuition hikes. (Holly Quan/CBS)

Hundreds Of Students Protest UC Regents Meeting In San Francisco As Tuition Hike Is Considered

The students are voicing concerns about UC President Janet Napolito’s proposal which could increase tuition by as much as five percent over the next five years.

11/19/2014

Marchers protested in Downtown Oakland over the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the death of Trayvon Martin on July 15, 2013. (CBS)

Oakland To Offer ‘Healing Centers’ As Police, Shop Owners Prepare For Ferguson Verdict

Business owners in Oakland prepped their storefronts in anticipation of protests over an expected grand jury decision on the police shooting of an unarmed man in Ferguson Missouri.

11/18/2014

US-ENTERTAINMENT-WALK OF FAME-FRANCO

Seth Rogen Walks Red Carpet At Castro Theater’s Premiere Of ‘The Interview’ That Angered North Korea

Seth Rogen walked the red carpet at the Castro Theater Tuesday night for the premiere of a movie that has stirred tempers in North Korea.

11/18/2014

Mark Leno

State Sen. Mark Leno Could Challenge Ed Lee In 2015 San Francisco Mayor’s Race

The race for mayor in San Francisco could become a serious showdown. Rumors of State Sen. Mark Leno challenging incumbent Mayor Ed Lee are picking up steam, and Leno is not denying the possibility of a campaign.

11/18/2014

Signage is seen at the State of California Department of Motor Vehicles (David McNew/Getty Images)

DMV Opening New Outlets To Accommodate Undocumented Immigrants In California

The DMV is opening new temporary outlets to accommodate an expected surge in demand from undocumented immigrants in California.

11/18/2014

(Getty Images)

Palo Alto Throws Out Ban On Car Camping

The Palo City Council voted to reverse an ordinance that made sleeping in one’s private camper, RV or car a crime punishable by a $1,000 fine or up to six months in jail.

11/18/2014

(David Paul Morris/Getty Images)

Berkeley Could Soon Add Global Warming Labels To Gas Pumps

In keeping tradition with its progressive history, the city of Berkeley could soon start slapping stickers on gas pumps to warn drivers that burning fuel contributes to global warming.

11/18/2014

San Jose Police Car (CBS)

With Few Recruits, San Jose Police Ranks Could Dip To 1985 Levels

San Jose could see its lowest number of police officers in three decades if the department continues to lose officers at a steady rate, according to a new report.

11/18/2014

A KPIX 5 crew captured this video of Bakken crude oil getting unloaded from a train at a rail yard in Richmond. (CBS)

Richmond Makes New Push To Stop Crude-By-Rail Deliveries Amid Concerns Over Derailments

Officials in Richmond are making a new push to stop trains carrying cargo that they say is a disaster waiting to happen.

11/18/2014

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 55,777 other followers