Santa Clara County Officials Launch Anti-Pot Ads Aimed At TeensThe Santa Clara Department of Public Health is launching a campaign in the wake of recreational marijuana legalization to send a message to teens: Don't become a pot head!
Masked Inmates Booby Trapped Entire Cell Block At Santa Cruz JailMasked inmates armed with soap, books and mattresses booby-trapped an entire cell block at the Santa Cruz County Jail.
House Passes Bill To Keep Government OpenThe House has passed a temporary government-wide funding bill that would avert a government shutdown this weekend.
California Lawmaker Sounds Alarm On Computer Chip Security FlawsA California congressman warns of widespread computer chip flaws that may expose individuals, businesses and government to data theft.
New Proposal To Extend Last Call For Alcohol In Select California CitiesSan Francisco state Sen. Scott Wiener today reintroduced legislation that would allow a handful of cities to extend alcohol sales as late as 4 a.m., following the death of a similar bill in committee last year.
Nonprofit Leader Accuses San Leandro City Manager Of Sexual HarassmentThe chief executive of a non-profit group that helps poor and disadvantaged people gain access to health care has sent a letter to San Leandro officials alleging that City Manager Chris Zapata sexually harassed her.
Trump's 'Fake News Awards' Announced, Taking Aim At Russia Probe ReportsThe winners of President Donald Trump's so-called "2017 Fake News Awards" were announced on a blog post on GOP.com Wednesday night.
6,000 Short-Term Rentals Disappear From San Francisco Almost OvernightA new law in San Francisco is cracking down on landlords turning homes into hotels during a housing crisis. Thousands of illegal listings on sites like Airbnb and FlipKey are already gone.
Oakland Mayor Says She'll Go To Jail To Protect Sanctuary City PolicyJust hours after the Oakland City Council voted unanimously to end any cooperation with agents from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Mayor Libby Schaaf said Wednesday she would go to jail if needed in her opposition to ICE raids.
Undocumented UC Berkeley Student Arrested At Border Checkpoint FreedLuis Mora, a University of California at Berkeley pre-law student arrested last month at a U.S. Customs and Border Protection checkpoint near San Diego, was released from federal custody Wednesday after nearly three weeks in a private prison facility.
Once Pot Friendly Calaveras County Bans MarijuanaA previously pot friendly rural Northern California county has reversed course and banned commercial marijuana farms, paving the way for lawsuits from growers who previously received permits and paid taxes.
Senators Grill Social Media Companies Over Terrorist PostsLawmakers grilled executives Facebook, Google's YouTube and Twitter on Wednesday about what the companies are doing to prevent terrorists from using their platforms to spread propaganda and recruit new followers.