Barbara Boxer

President Barack Obama delivered his State of the Union address on Tuesday. (Getty Images)

Obama Vows Job Creation In State Of Union Speech Embraced By Calif. Delegation

President Barack Obama is urging a divided Congress to boost job creation and strengthen the middle class through a package of government-backed proposals – a move that drew support from members of California’s largely Democratic Congressional delegation.

02/12/2013

Senator Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif. (Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Feinstein Says NRA All Wrong About Preventing School Shootings

California’s senior U.S. Senator is one of many local lawmakers who denounced the National Rifle Association’s call for armed police officers in every school on Friday.

12/21/2012

Bodega Bay and Bodega Harbor. (US Army Corps of Engineers)

Obama Orders Federal Protection For Massive Swath Of Bay Area Coastline

President Barack Obama signed an executive order Thursday that will permanently ban oil drilling off the Northern California coast by expanding the Gulf of the Farallones and Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuaries.

12/20/2012

Jerry Brown speaks to supporters during a rally at the California Democratic Convention 2007 in San Diego. (Sandy Huffaker/Getty Images)

CBS 5 Poll: California’s Democratic Leaders Lack Majority Approval Ratings

California’s top elected Democratic officials all lack majority approval ratings, according to a new KPIX-TV CBS 5 poll of the state’s voters that was released Tuesday.

07/17/2012

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Bay Area Elected Officials Hail Supreme Court Ruling On Affordable Care Act

Bay Area elected officials are responding enthusiastically to Thursday’s historic Supreme Court ruling upholding most of the federal Affordable Care Act.

06/28/2012

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California Officials: Bring On Health Care Reform

The decision, health and insurance officials say, perfectly positions California to add 6 million residents to the ranks of the insured by a 2014 deadline.

06/28/2012

Birth control pills. (Tim Matsui/Getty Images)

San Francisco Archbishop Joins In Fight Against Obama Birth Control Policy

Archbishop George Niederauer is joining the campaign to overturn a new federal rule that requires religious hospitals, schools and charities to cover the cost of birth control for their employees.

02/09/2012

Sen. Boxer Touts New Transportation Bill in Oakland, Talks New Jobs

Sen. Barbara Boxer was in Oakland Tuesday to promote a new transportation bill and to push for a revamped piece of the jobs bill that was recently voted down by Republicans.

10/26/2011

A firefighter is seen running as a massive fire roars through a San Bruno neighborhood. (AP)

Boxer, Feinstein Seek Tougher Pipeline Safety Measures

California Senators Barbara Boxer and Dianne Feinstein called on Congress to pass even stricter measures to prevent pipeline disasters like the one in San Bruno.

10/18/2011

U.S. Capitol Building in Washington, DC (Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty Images)

California Voters Give Congress Most Dismal Rating Ever

Californians have their dimmest view ever of Congress, according to a new poll, and the disapproval extends to both of California’s U.S. senators.

09/16/2011

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