Bay Area Assyrians Call For More International Military, Humanitarian Involvement In IraqThe Assyrian American Association of the Bay Area was staging a rally Friday morning at the United Nations Plaza in San Francisco to call for urgent humanitarian aide and international military support in Iraq against ISIS militants.
Congresswoman Opens Inquiry Into EPA Toxic Cleanup In Silicon ValleyPalo Alto Congresswoman Anna Eshoo wants to know more about the federal government’s cleanup of Superfund sites in Silicon Valley.
Sequester Could Scuttle Plans For Permanent Silicon Valley Patent OfficeThe federal government this week stopped shopping for office space to house a permanent Silicon Valley branch of the US Patent and Trademark Office because of sequestration budget cuts.
Bay Area’s Pelosi, Eshoo Join Vice President For Pope's InstallationHouse Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and Congresswoman Anna Eshoo are joining Vice President Joe Biden on his trip to the Vatican for the installation Mass of Pope Francis next week.
New Law Sponsored By South Bay Rep. Forces Government To Fight Deadly CancersFlanked by the wife of the late actor and cancer victim Patrick Swayze, Rep. Anna G. Eshoo Wednesday celebrated the passage of a law that requires the federal government to fight harder against the most deadly cancers.
Mountain View Post Office May Be Named After Fallen Army OfficerRep. Anna Eshoo (D-Palo Alto) announced a bill Monday to rename a Mountain View post office after a fallen Mountain View native who was killed while serving in Iraq, the representative’s office said.
Bay Area Officials Praise New Obama Policy On Young Illegal ImmigrantsBay Area officials Friday hailed a move by President Barack Obama to provide temporary relief from deportation to undocumented immigrants who were brought to the United States as children.
After Insulin Pump Hacking, Bay Area Lawmaker Seeks ReviewLawmakers are requesting a review of the government’s security standards for wireless medical devices after a diabetic discovered how to remotely reprogram his and other people’s insulin pumps.
Bay Area Congresswoman Pushes Funding For ‘Next Generation’ 911 SystemThe "Next Generation 911" system would allow callers to text, send photos and video to 911 dispatch centers.
San Jose Police Chief Pushes For Broadband Network To Use In EmergenciesSan Jose Police Chief Chris Moore has traveled to Washington to lobby Congress to fund the creation of a broadband network specifically for law enforcement and public safety agencies to transfer large amounts of data during an emergency.
Peninsula Lawmakers Want Caltrain Integrated With High-Speed RailThree lawmakers urged the California High-Speed Rail Authority to integrate the planned train system more closely with Caltrain along the Peninsula.
Bay Area Democrats Fight To Defend Health Care ReformFresh off a symbolic vote to repeal the Obama administration's health care reform, the House Thursday will vote on instructions to several committees to draft new health care bills reflecting Republican priorities.