Easement Denied For Dakota Access Oil Pipeline By Army Corps Of EngineersThe U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says it won’t grant an easement for the Dakota Access oil pipeline in southern North Dakota.
Green Party Switches Strategy On Pennsylvania RecountThe Green Party says it's switching strategy in its bid to force a statewide recount of Pennsylvania's Nov. 8 presidential election.
Planned Strike By California State Workers Called OffCalifornia's largest public-employee union is calling off a one-day strike it had planned for Monday.
Paris Officials Object To Naming Street After Steve JobsOfficials in Paris, France are reportedly objecting to naming a street after late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, citing the Cupertino-based tech giant's practices.
California Treasurer Asks Trump For Guidance On Pot, BankingCalifornia Treasurer John Chiang on Friday appealed to President-elect Donald Trump for guidance on how the state's projected $7 billion marijuana industry can participate in the nation's banking system while pot remains illegal under U.S. law.
Palo Alto Commission Encourages Construction Of In-Law UnitsThe Palo Alto Planning and Transportation Commission is supporting Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs), more commonly known as in-law or granny units.
Bay Area Lawmakers Look To Thwart Trump On Proposed Muslim RegistryFive Bay Area members of Congress are leading a fight to make it harder for President-elect Donald Trump to force immigrants from predominantly Muslim countries to register with the federal government.
How A Trump Administration Could Shape The InternetUnder a President Donald Trump, cable and phone companies could gain new power to influence what you do and what you watch online - not to mention how much privacy you have while you're at it.
San Francisco Supervisors To Consider Memorial For Alex NietoA proposal to install a memorial at the site of a controversial police shooting in San Francisco’s Bernal Heights Park is set to go before the Board of Supervisors.
Teen In Macedonia's Fake News Hub Shows How It's DoneA teenage purveyor of fake news cracked open his laptop and laid out his case for why lying is more lucrative than the truth.
Environmentalists Urge Lawmakers To Crack Down On Water-Guzzling FarmsCalifornia's environmentalists urge lawmakers to require water cutbacks for farmers, who use 80 percent of the state's water.
UC's 10 Schools Will Not Aid Federal Agencies On ImmigrationThe University of California has made a bold pledge to protect its students who entered the country illegally, saying it will not assist government agencies trying to enforce federal immigration laws.