Marijuana Convictions Slow To Be Overturned In Parts Of CaliforniaThousands of criminal convictions involving old marijuana cases are just waiting to be overturned in California.
Filipino Activist Denied Entry To U.S. Returns To ManilaAn activist entering the U.S. at San Francisco International Airport this week for a speaking tour addressing a human rights crisis in the Philippines was detained by customs, denied entry and sent back to Manila, according to his colleagues.
Sen. Duckworth, Newborn Baby Make History On Senate FloorSen. Tammy Duckworth voted on the Senate floor on Thursday with her newborn baby daughter Maile cradled in her arms. Her appearance comes just one day after the Senate voted to allow the babies of its members into the tradition-bound chamber.
Rudy Giuliani To Join Trump Legal Team In Russia ProbeFormer New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani is joining the legal team defending President Donald Trump in the special counsel's Russia investigation.
State Auditor: California Doing A Poor Job On HomelessnessThe California state auditor's report released Thursday says the state has about 134,000 homeless people, about 24 percent of the nation's total homeless population.
Army Considers San Francisco HQ For Tracking Potential Warfighting TechnologyThe Army says it's considering San Francisco and 14 other cities for the headquarters of its planned Futures Command, which will keep track of emerging technology and innovations that could be used in warfighting.
Trump And Sessions Lose Another Sanctuary Cities Case A federal appeals court struck another blow Thursday to the Trump administration's efforts to pressure sanctuary cities, upholding a court order preventing the Justice Department from imposing conditions on grants to cities.
Texas Pipeline Company To Stand Trial For 2015 California Oil SpillPlains All American Pipeline, the Texas company that owns an oil pipeline that spilled 140,000 gallons of crude along the California coast, faces a criminal trial three years after the disaster.
Selling Or Advertising LGBT Conversion Therapy Could Soon Be Unlawful In CaliforniaThe California Assembly passed a bill Thursday to crack down on people selling conversion therapy as a way to change someone's sexual orientation.
$6M Set Aside For Affordable Teacher Housing In Palo AltoThe Grant Avenue site could host a large number of units, ranging from 60 to 120.
Cambridge Analytica Whistleblower To Appear Before CongressThe former Cambridge Analytica employee whose revelations sparked global outrage will appear before Democrats on the House Intelligence and Judiciary committees next week.
Speier Calls On Phone Companies To Crack Down On RobocallsRep. Jackie Speier said the National Do Not Call Registry has failed to protect utility customers from scammers, resulting in an estimated $350 million lost annually.