Despite Texas’ statewide ban on gay marriage, county officials in Austin married a same-sex couple on Thursday under a one-time court order issued for medical reasons.
Democratic congressman Mike Honda said on his Twitter account he has a transgender grandchild, an announcement that comes amid a national conversation about people who struggle with gender identity.
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi led a delegation of Democrats from her chamber on a visit to Cuba on Tuesday that her office said was aimed at further improving U.S. relations with the island nation.
‘Final Contract Offer’ Made In West Coast Port Disruptions; Labor Secretary Tries To Broker Settlement
Contract talks continue between labor union and employers as cargo remains stuck at West Coast ports and a federal mediator has intervened to broker a settlement to get cargo moving freely.
Rice and Kamala Harris topped the list as the Field Poll looked at 18 people who may or may not run, and whether likely voters would support their candidacy.
The low price of oil has has prompted an energy company to halt the transportation by rail of Bakken crude through the Bay Area.
A lawmaker from the Bay Area has introduced a bill that would require some California retailers and restaurant chains to schedule employees at least two weeks in advance and would give workers additional pay for last-minute changes.
Lawmakers Urge San Francisco Archbishop To Drop Morality Clauses In Teacher Contracts, Call Plan ‘Divisive’
State lawmakers representing the Bay Area are weighing in on the Catholic archbishop of San Francisco’s plans to add a morality clause to high school teacher contracts.
Krispy Kreme is apologizing after an event named “KKK Wednesday” at one of its stores in the U.K.
The Port of Oakland was just one of 29 West Coast ports affected by a massive three-day labor slowdown, but as of Tuesday operations resumed amid a contract dispute.
President Obama delivered a speech on energy efficiency and attended fundraisers at the Wal-Mart in Mountain View…