Politics

A San Francisco city worker was fatally struck by a trolley while she was crossing the street near City Hall on October 23, 2014. (CBS)

Victim ID’d In Fatal Tour-Bus Accident; SF City Hall Aware Pedestrian-Safety Measures Need Improvement

The investigation continues into Thursday’s deadly crash in the crosswalk in front of San Francisco City Hall where a motorized-cable car ran over an accountant from the City Controller’s Office.

10/24/2014

Voters at the Polls

3 Oakland Mayoral Candidates Form Alliance To Use Ranked-Choice Voting To Their Advantage

Three of Oakland’s mayoral candidates are forming an alliance to try to take advantage of the city’s ranked-choice voting system.

10/24/2014

Brown v. Kashkari

Gov. Jerry Brown Opens Up Spending In Campaign’s Final Month, Neel Kashkari Down To $840K

Gov. Jerry Brown reports spending $13.5 million this month to support two measures on the November ballot.

10/23/2014

A major prostitution sting operation on November 12, 2004 in Pomona, California. (David McNew/Getty Images)

Oakland Passes Bill Forcing Landlords To Evict Sex Workers

Oakland landlords can evict sex workers after the city council passed a bill that gives the city power to attempt to curb illegal activities.

10/23/2014

Kimberly Guilfoyle (Gabriela Maj/Getty Images)

Former SF First Lady: Young, ‘Hot’ Women Should Be Excused From Jury Duty To Spend Time On Tinder

One-time first lady of San Francisco Kimberly Guilfoyle, now Fox News host, offered an interesting, perhaps offensive, explanation for why young, single women tend to vote for Democrats, and why they should be excused from jury service.

10/23/2014

Gov. Jerry Brown speaks with supporters following early results in the June 3 California primary election. (CBS)

Poll Finds Gov. Jerry Brown Maintaining Big Lead, Support Rises For Rainy Day Fund, Water Bond

A new survey by the Public Policy Institute of California shows Gov. Jerry Brown continuing to lead his Republican challenger, Neel Kashkari, by a double-digit margin with just two weeks to go before Election Day.

10/22/2014

A voter fills out their ballot at a polling station inside San Francisco City Hall. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Exclusive KPIX 5 Poll: Oakland Mayoral Race Up For Grabs Among 5 Candidates

It appears any one of five Oakland mayoral candidates has a solid chance of winning the November election, according to an exclusive poll.

10/22/2014

San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Jose’s Mayor Considers Investigation Of Police Officer Union Leader Over Alleged Comments

San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed has asked that the city council appoint a special investigator as well as a U.S. attorney to look into the alleged comments made by the head of the police officers’ union to a police academy class during their orientation.

10/22/2014

Antioch School Board candidate Jeff Belle (CBS)

Antioch School Board Candidate Feuding With Ex-Wife Tries To Clear Name, But Refuses To Answer Questions

A board of education race in the East Bay which would normally not draw widespread attention is getting more interest over one candidate’s background, and his feud with his ex-wife.

10/22/2014

A military vehicle.  (CBS)

City Of Davis Returning $700K Mine-Resistant Military Vehicle Donated By Feds

The city of Davis is returning hundreds of thousands of dollars in military equipment donated by the Federal Government.

10/22/2014

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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…

(Photo credit by AP Photo)

Photos: Harvey Milk

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