Former California state treasurer Matt Fong, a Republican who lost a challenge to Democratic Sen. Barbara Boxer, died Wednesday after a four-year battle with skin cancer.
Consumers who return gifts usually need a gift receipt to get a full refund. But some Walmart shoppers say they are only getting a fraction of the purchase price despite having the receipt.
Bay Area leaders recognized the significance of the terrorist leader Osama Bin Laden’s death but cautioned that the war on terror is far from over.
U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer took House Republicans to task on Wednesday over their proposed budget plan.
California Senators Barbara Boxer and Dianne Feinstein have asked the Nuclear Regulatory Commission to inspect two California nuclear plants built near earthquake faults to ensure they can withstand a major quake.
A Capitol Hill hearing got underway Wednesday morning on the need for a national standard to address chromium 6 water contamination. This comes after a recent study detected the toxin in San Jose’s drinking water supply.
Drinking water in 31 of 35 cities that were tested in a recent study, including San Jose, were found to have Chromium 6 contamination.
U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer said it’s time to look at adopting more stringent regulations nationwide governing who can legally carry concealed weapons after last week’s shooting in Tucson, Arizona, in which six people were killed.
Senators Barbara Boxer and Dianne Feinstein are calling on the Environmental Protection Agency to protect the public from cancer-causing hexavalent chromium following a report that found the compound in the tap water of 31 cities across the country.
Oakland Police Chief Anthony Batts is heading to Washington, D.C., where he will lobby for federal funding for a pilot program to place officers in four of the city’s middle schools.