Supporters of a tax break intended to lure Twitter to San Francisco’s blighted mid-Market neighborhood are pointing to a new report as an indicator of its success.
Today is the last day to request a vote-by-mail ballot for the state’s Nov. 4 general election, election officials said.
Students at UC Berkeley have signed a petition asking the university to cancel an invitation to let talk show host and comedian Bill Maher speak, following comments he recently made about Islam.
The Contra Costa County Board of Supervisors is set to decide Tuesday whether or not to give itself a $32,000 raise.
Santa Clara County Supervisor Dave Cortese has a slight advantage over Councilman Sam Liccardo in San Jose’s mayoral race, according to SurveyUSA research conducted for KPIX.
Governor Jerry Brown rode through Pleasanton on Monday to encourage members of the Democratic Party in preparation for next week’s election and to promote California’s Propositions 1 and 2.
Alabama was too slow to guarantee the rights of minorities during the civil rights era, and now it’s too slow to ensure the rights of people based on sexual orientation and gender identity, Apple CEO Tim Cook said Monday in challenging his home state to do better.
If you’re planning to run for office with a donkey on your campaign flyer you are better off gracing the ballot in Washington or Oregon than California, according to new rankings from The Hill.
The closest statewide race on the November ballot could be one between two Democrats who are running for a non-partisan job. It’s the battle between State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson and challenger Marshall Tuck.
Joan Quigley, the astrologer who helped determine President Ronald Reagan’s schedule and claimed to have convinced him to soften his stance toward the Soviet Union, has died at the age of 87.
President Obama delivered a speech on energy efficiency and attended fundraisers at the Wal-Mart in Mountain View…