Program That Lets Tech Shuttles Use Public Bus Stops Working, SF Transit Agency SaysSan Francisco's transit planners are calling a pilot program involving those controversial tech buses a success.
Gov. Brown Signs Right-To-Die Bill; California 5th State To Legalize Assisted SuicideCalifornia will become the fifth state in the nation to allow terminally ill patients to legally end their lives using doctor-prescribed drugs after Gov. Jerry Brown announced Monday he signed one of the most emotionally charged bills of the year.
Sex Ed To Become Mandatory For Most Middle, High School Students In CaliforniaThe comprehensive sex education law will combine information about HIV prevention which is already mandatory with sexual health education.
Last Gun Store In San Francisco To Shut For Good On HalloweenThe only gun store in San Francisco is shuttering for good, saying it can no longer operate in the city's political climate of increased gun control regulations and vocal opposition to firearms.
Governor Brown Signs Anti-Racial Profiling BillGov. Brown signed legislation changing California's definition of racial profiling and requiring that local law enforcement agencies collect demographic data on the people they stop.
Vatican Fires Priest Who Came Out As Gay On Eve Of Worldwide Bishops MeetingThe Vatican on Saturday fired a monsignor who came out as gay on the eve of a big meeting of the world's bishops to discuss church outreach to gays, divorcees and more traditional Catholic families.
San Jose Minimum Wage Not Going Up In 2016 Due To Consumer Price Index DropThousands of people who work in San Jose who earn minimum wage thought they would be getting a raise on January 1st. But a lower Consumer Price Index means their wages will stay at $10.30 an hour next year.
100-Year-Old San Jose Native, Former Congressman Don Edwards Dies In CarmelFormer U.S. Rep. Don Edwards, a longtime champion of civil rights and the environment during his three decades in Washington, has died at the age of 100.
President Obama, Kanye West To Appear At San Francisco DNC FundraiserOn October 10, President Barack Obama is scheduled to appear at a Democratic National Committee fundraising concert featuring a musical performance by Kanye West at San Francisco’s Warfield Theater.
California To Conduct Its Own Probe Into Volkswagen Diesel EmissionsCalifornia is dropping out of a multistate investigation to conduct its own probe into Volkswagen’s admission that it rigged diesel emissions technology to pass U.S. smog tests.
Ticket Amnesty Law Goes Into Effect; Could Help 300K Bay Area ResidentsAt least 300,000 Bay Area residents could be eligible for help under a California law that went into effect Thursday to cut old ticket fines and reinstate lost driver’s licenses, according to a legal service and advocacy group.
California Governor Considers Landmark Law To Limit Antibiotics In LivestockCalifornia may be about to get another first-of-its kind law that could dramatically change the way farm animals are treated.