Sovern Nation

San Francisco Mayor George Moscone was assassinated Nov. 27, 1978 by former Supervisor Dan White, whom Moscone refused to reappoint to the Board of Supervisors. White also shot and killed Supervisor and gay rights activist Harvey Milk that day. (AP)

SF Mayor Moscone’s Son Directs Play About Father’s Murder

After years of struggling with his father’s legacy, the son of San Francisco Mayor George Moscone has given voice to his memories of events that shook the Bay Area through a play, “Ghost Light.”

01/12/2012

Jars full of medical marijuana at a dispensary. (Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Another San Francisco Pot Club Closes Due To Federal Crackdown

Another San Francisco pot club is closing its doors for good after receiving a threatening letter from a local U.S. Attorney.

01/09/2012

Prison Inmates

State Prison Realignment Shifts 11 Thousand Inmates

11,000 low-level offenders have been shifted from prison to county jails under the state prison realignment program and the governor is looking to cut another $1.1 billion from the prison budget.

01/07/2012

California Governor Jerry Brown. (Max Whittaker/Getty Images)

Governor Brown Reflects On 1st Year In Office, Lays Out His Tax Plan

SACRAMENTO (KCBS)— Governor Jerry Brown met with reporters Tuesday to review his first year in office and look ahead to what’s next. The governor said it’s exhilarating and exciting to be running the state again […]

12/27/2011

San Francisco City College (CBS)

California Students Could Save $1 Billion Downloading Textbooks

Public colleges in California can defray the cost of inevitable tuition and fee hikes by making textbooks available online for download, a leading state lawmaker said Wednesday.

12/13/2011

Oakland City Hall. (CBS)

Veteran Tree Sitter Gets Sidekick Outside Oakland City Hall

A second man has joined the man infamously known as the Berkeley Tree Sitter in his occupation of an Oakland Sycamore near Frank Ogawa Plaza.

11/19/2011

Oakland officers at the scene of a shooting near the Occupy Oakland encampment. (CBS)

Local Clergy Hopes Occupy Oakland Message Outlasts Encampment

Clergy from different denominations descended on Frank Ogawa Plaza to pray for the Occupy Oakland protesters and Mayor Jean Quan for a positive outcome of the continuing and tumultuous movement.

11/12/2011

Occupy San Francisco protesters camp out in Justin Herman Plaza. (AP photo)

Occupy San Francisco Protesters Fears Post-Election Police Raid

Occupy Oakland may be overshadowing it’s San Francisco counterpart in international attention, but SF is considering branching out to Civic Center Plaza as early as this weekend.

11/05/2011

California State Capitol

Assemblyman Gathering Signatures To Repeal California Dream Act

A campaign to repeal the California Dream Act has the green light to start collecting signatures to qualify a measure for next year’s November ballot.

10/22/2011

An Occupy Wall Street protester sets up a walkway made out of pallets in a tent city in front of Oakland City Hall on October 13, 2011. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Oakland, San Francisco Occupy Movements A Study In Contrasts

Dual protests in San Francisco and Oakland in sympathy with the Occupy Wall Street movement exude a remarkably different vibe, as city officials differ in their tolerance of protesters’ encampments.

10/20/2011