A federal judge has blocked part of a voter-approved ballot initiative related to human trafficking.
Bay Area counties are projecting strong voter turnout for Tuesday’s presidential election, however numbers are expected to be below those from the 2008 race.
Activists seeking special labels on food made from genetically engineered crops vowed Wednesday to continue their push despite a loss at the California ballot box.
U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) said Wednesday that President Barack Obama’s re-election gives him a mandate to work with Congress to avoid the “fiscal cliff” that would cause massive job losses in California.
San Jose’s minimum wage will soon be $10 an hour instead of $8 with the passage of Measure D on Tuesday.
Voters in the newly redrawn 15th Congressional District tossed out Rep. Pete Stark on Tuesday in favor of a more moderate Democrat, Alameda County prosecutor Eric Swalwell.
The American Civil Liberties Union has filed a lawsuit challenging California’s new voter-approved law to boost penalties for those convicted of human trafficking.
CCalifornia voters have approved Gov. Jerry Brown’s plan to raise income taxes on the wealthy and raise the statewide sales tax to fund education and help balance the state budget.
San Francisco’s gay and lesbian community cheered Tuesday night as voters in several states passed mandates approving same-sex marriage.
Berkeley voters have narrowly defeated a controversial measure that would have banned sitting on sidewalks in the city’s commercial areas.