A jury has awarded a $730,000 verdict to a whistleblower who reported on an unethical pain management study on prison inmates by researchers at the University of California, Davis.
Water regulatory agencies in San Francisco and the East Bay have decided at their meetings to impose mandatory restrictions for water use.
Santa Clara Co. Supervisor Calls For More Legal Representation For Children In Need Of Immigration Services
With so many immigrant children facing deportation and a lack of legal representation, Santa Clara County Supervisor Dave Cortese is calling for not only more lawyers, but for them to do pro-bono work.
Members of Governor Browns’ interagency Drought Task Force came to San Francisco Monday to meet with local government officials to learn more about efforts to respond to the drought.
San Francisco Mayor Lee Announces Loan Program That Helps Non-Profits Acquire Buildings To Protect Low-Income Tenants From Displacement
San Francisco is setting aside $3 million from the city’s affordable housing pool to protect low-income residents from being displaced from their apartments as part of a new non-profit loan program.
The growing legal-cannabis industry is attracting Bay Area investors who want to take advantage of what they think will be a growing business.
The California State Assembly is expected to vote on legislation this month that would require colleges that receive state funds for student assistance to adopt an “affirmative consent standard” as part of their sexual assault policies in determining allegations from a complainant.
It’s estimated that non-resident students—from both foreign countries and other states in the U.S.—will make up one-fifth of all freshmen entering University of California campuses, this fall, and efforts to increase the number are underway.
KCBS cohosts Jane McMillan and Ed Cavagnaro talk with San Francisco District Atttorney George Gascón about Prop 47, a November ballot measure that would reduce some non-violent drug and property crimes from felony status to misdemeanors, and other public safety issues that he says need to be modernized.
Firefighters are working to put out nine wildfires that were sparked by lightning in the northeastern corner of California as a stubborn blaze to the west in Mendocino County continues to challenge crews.