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.
Although not everyone was happy about the deal, including lawmakers in the Bay Area, Congress has approved a proposal that staves off the fiscal cliff.
Bay Area officials Friday hailed a move by President Barack Obama to provide temporary relief from deportation to undocumented immigrants who were brought to the United States as children.
About 100 people showed up at Oikos University in Oakland Tuesday morning for the latest in a series of memorial gatherings for seven students who were gunned down in a shooting at the private Korean Christian school on April 2.
The debt plan’s details are minimal at this point, but it would add to the nation’s debt limit in a two-part package, while slicing $1 trillion in federal spending over the next decade.
Funded by the U.S. Labor Department, the program aims at training low-income youth on several different aspects of media.
Images on a series of billboards appearing in Oakland and other Bay Area locations have caused some to say the anti-abortion message is blatantly racist.
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.
Bay Area members of Congress are leading the criticism of President Obama, for taking military action in Libya without congressional consent.
Training a generation of young workers for jobs in the green sector and the health industry can help lead the country out of chronically high unemployment, Rep. Barbara Lee said Friday.