But this time, advocates of legalizing recreational marijuana use want pot growers to be treated like vineyard owners or microbrewers and only be taxed if they it.
San Francisco voters must decide this November whether to approve a ½-cent sales tax increase to replace a state sales tax surcharge that expired earlier this summer.
Two California lawmakers have introduced a bill that would pre-empt local governments from enacting laws regarding male circumcision and reserve such legislation for the state level.
A $248 million bond measure to repair and improve San Francisco streets and sidewalks sailed out of committee Wednesday.
A majority of city workers’ unions have actually signed off on Lee’s reform package but they do not represent retired workers, who complained to the supervisors at the hearing that they were left out of the process.
San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi started gathering signatures Wednesday to put a revised version of his failed pension reform measure before voters in November.
In an exclusive interview with KCBS, Governor Jerry Brown is rejecting a new idea being floated by some GOP legislators: let California voters consider tax cuts, as well as tax increase extensions.
Gov. Jerry Brown urged lawmakers to let California voters decide the direction of the state as it faces a gaping budget deficit, saying it would be “unconscionable” for them to block his request for a special election.