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U.S. Citizens Head To The Polls To Vote In Presidential Election

Dozens Of Uncounted Presidential Election Ballots Found In San Mateo Vault

San Mateo County election officials announced Thursday that 65 uncounted provisional ballots from November’s election were found last week in a vault at the department’s headquarters.

04/19/2013

Barry Bonds #25 of the San Francisco Giants prepares to bat against the Los Angeles Dodgers during a Major League Baseball game at AT&T Park September 7, 2007 in San Francisco. (Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)

Former Giants Star Barry Bonds Denied Entry Into Baseball Hall Of Fame

For just the eighth time in history, no player has been elected into the Baseball Hall of Fame, following a vote by the Baseball Writers Association of America.

01/09/2013

Voting booths (Photo by Jessica Kourkounis/Getty Images)

Bay Area Congressman Has Plans For Improving Next Election

On Election Night 2012, many Californians found it hard to understand why people in Florida and Ohio had to stand in line for up to eight hours to vote.

11/16/2012

Presidential Candidate Roseanne Barr Visits Bay Area

Presidential Candidate Roseanne Barr Visits Bay Area

Roseanne Barr is running for president under the Peace & Freedom ticket. Barr touted legalizing pot in a campaign stop in Oakland Thursday. Juliette Goodrich reports…

09/28/2012

On July 25, 1990, Barr performed “The Star-Spangled Banner” before a baseball game between the San Diego Padres and Cincinnati Reds. What will go down in history as probably the worst rendition ever, Barr offended many including President George H.W. Bush, who called her rendition “disgraceful.” (Photo: AP) Click Here for Video

Pot Should Be ‘Totally Legal’ Says Presidential Candidate Roseanne Barr In Oakland

Comedian Roseanne Barr is making a run for president as the candidate for the Peace and Freedom Party.

09/28/2012

People walk by a homeless man. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Berkeley Council Approves Public Vote On Sit-Lie Ban

After a lengthy debate, the Berkeley City Council voted 6-3 early Wednesday morning in favor of putting a measure on the November ballot that would prohibit sitting on sidewalks near businesses during daytime hours.

06/13/2012

A vendor picks up corn at her stall in a market in Beijing. China has approved genetically modified strains of corn and rice. (Eter Parks/AFP/Getty Images)

Californians To Vote On Nation’s Broadest GMO Food Labeling

California voters will decide in November whether to require special labels for foods that contain genetically modified ingredients.

06/12/2012

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New Santa Clara County Elections Chief Looks To Avoid Previous Mistakes

Barry Garner has already implemented changes to the procedures including an election manual and training for poll employees.

06/05/2012

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San Jose To Let Voters Decide City’s Minimum Wage Hike

The City Council on Tuesday unanimously approved putting a minimum wage ordinance on the Nov. 6 ballot. If approved, the minimum wage would rise from $8 to $10 an hour, with annual inflation adjustments.

05/23/2012

Oakland Mayor Jean Quan delivers the State of the City address at City Hall on February 8, 2012. (CBS)

Oakland Mayor Likely To Survive Recall Push

Embattled Oakland Mayor Jean Quan appears likely to survive a pair of recall efforts which have been aimed at her for much of the past year.

05/09/2012

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