SF Sugar Tax Supporters Turn In Ballot Petition 1-Day LateSupporters of a sugar-sweetened drink tax in San Francisco said Thursday that the proposed tax will be in front of voters in November, even though they missed the deadline to submit an initiative petition to qualify the measure for the ballot.
San Mateo Moves To All-Mail Election In NovemberSan Mateo County is on its way to become the first county in California to hold a countywide all-mailed ballot election, city officials announced Friday.
Activist Begins Signature Campaign For Tax On California Bottled WaterA political activist says companies that take water from California’s ground should pay a fair amount for it - and he’s collecting signatures for an initiative to go on the 2016 ballot that would tax bottled water.
Anti-Gay 'Sodomite Suppression Act' Not Heading For CA Ballots After Judge Rules Murderous Proposal UnconstitutionalA Superior Court judge has ruled the "Sodomite Suppression Act" proposed ballot initiative that called for the murder of gays is unconstitutional, effectively preventing the hate-filled bill from going before California voters.
Cost To File Ballot Measure in California Jumps From $200 To $8,000 Following Kill All Gays InitiativeIt could cost a lot more to file a ballot measure in California.
'President Of California,' Death To Gays, Ban On Eating Shellfish Among Ballot Initiatives Awaiting Official Processing From Attorney GeneralIn the land of direct democracy, anyone with $200 can get just about anything approved for signature gathering, and anyone with enough signatures can get their idea on the ballot for a vote, and this year, one of those items would declare a "president of California."
San Francisco Giants' Modified Mission Rock Plans Include Shorter Buildings, Affordable HousingThe San Francisco Giants have modified plans for a mixed-use development near AT&T park to include shorter buildings and more affordable housing.
Man Behind '6 Californias' Push Offers To Put Your Idea On The Ballot With His MoneyThe man who wanted Californians to vote on splitting off into six smaller states has moved on, and now he wants to see your idea on the ballot.
Lt. Gov. Newsom Holds Forum On How To Regulate Pot If California Legalizes ItLt. Governor Gavin Newsom held a public hearing on UCLA's campus to discuss how to best regulate recreational marijuana should it become legal in the State of California.
Report From Panel Led By Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom Lays The Groundwork For Legalizing Marijuana In CaliforniaThe report revealed California still has some major questions to answer before it tries to legalize marijuana in 2016.
'Death Penalty For Gays' Ballot Initiative May Be Allowed To Proceed Under California LawA ballot proposal criminalizing sodomy and allowing the death penalty for anyone who "touches another person of the same gender for purposes of sexual gratification" is moving forward because constitutionally, there is really no way to stop it, despite the neo-Nazi nature of the proposed law.
CA Plastic Bag Makers Want To Overturn Ban; Submit Signatures To Put Referendum On 2016 BallotIf the referendum qualifies, the nation's first statewide ban on single-use plastic bags will be suspended until voters weigh in.