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San Francisco Supervisors To Finalize Soda Tax Ballot Measure

A ballot measure that would impose a two-cent per ounce tax on soda, sports and energy drinks was scheduled to be finalized Tuesday by the San Francisco of Supervisors.

02/04/2014

Bay Area Transit Workers Go On Strike

New BART Board President Wants Ban On Future Transit Strikes

In the midst of continuing contract talks following two strikes over the past year, the new president of the Bay Area Rapid Transit Board of Directors is looking to ban union workers from walking off the job in the future.

12/19/2013

San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

SJ Mayor Seeks To Amend State Constitution To Attain Pension Reform

San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed, who drew national attention as a result of his successful pension reform campaign is in the spotlight again. This time his proposal is to amend the California constitution to further those goals with a ballot measure in the November election.

09/25/2013

San Quentin execution chamber

KCBS In Depth: California Voters To Decide On Death Penalty

A look at the pros and cons of Proposition 34, which could end California’s death penalty.

11/05/2012

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Judge Deals Setbacks To Supporters Of San Jose Minimum Wage Ballot Measure

The November election is still weeks away, but already supporters of a $2.00 per hour minimum wage increase in San Jose are suffering from a pair of defeats – in the courtroom.

09/07/2012

Stribild, AIDS Drug, Gilead Sciences

SF Ballot Measure Sought To Fight Pricing Of New AIDS Drug

The AIDS Healthcare Foundation is spearheading a ballot measure in San Francisco to combat what it calls “predatory pricing” of a new AIDS drug.

08/30/2012

San Jose City Hall

State Auditor Report Finds San Jose Likely Overstated Future Pension Costs

The California State Auditor has released a new report showing San Jose officials likely overstated future pension costs by millions of dollars, with the higher figures used in the lead-up to June’s controversial pension reform measure.

08/22/2012

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2-Word Ballot Measure Mistake Could Cost Santa Clara Water District $548M

A two-word mistake could threaten a half-billion dollar tax measure in Santa Clara County.

08/20/2012

Hetch Hetchy

Hetch Hetchy Measure Qualifies For November SF Ballot

A measure that could eventually determine the fate of Hetch Hetchy Valley has qualified for the November ballot in San Francisco.

07/19/2012

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San Jose Casinos Look To Expand Card Club Operations

The two casinos fear they are losing too much business to Las Vegas and Indian gaming facilities.

05/03/2012

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