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.
Bay Area Democratic legislators were generally pleased with President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address Tuesday night.
Hundreds gathered outside Oakland City Hall Wednesday evening to pay tribute to victims of the Tucson, Arizona shootings and to condemn violence in all its forms.
Democratic outrage is building, especially for Bay Area congressional leaders, over the president’s deal to extend the Bush tax cuts for the preservation of unemployment benefits.
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.