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San Jose Police Union Warns Of Another Exodus If Liccardo Wins Mayoral Race

The San Jose Police Officer’s Union says the morning after election day could be the start of another mass exodus of police officers.

17 hours ago

US-Energy-Gas-Environment A Consol Energy Horizontal Gas Drilling Rig explores the Marcellus Shale outside the town of Waynesburg, PA on April 13, 2012. It is estimated that more than 500 trillion cubic feet of shale gas is contained in this stretch of rock that runs through parts of Pennsylvania, New York, Ohio and West Virginia. Shale gas is natural gas stored deep underground in fine-grained sedimentary rocks.  (Mladen Antonov/AFP/Getty Images)

San Benito County Divided Over Fracking Measure On November Ballot

Voters in San Benito County will become the first in California to decide on a measure about fracking in November. Measure J would ban the practice, and that vote has a county divided.

09/30/2014

Brown v. Kashkari

Poll Finds Gov. Jerry Brown With Big Edge In Re-Election Bid; Voters Favor Water Bond

Gov. Jerry Brown is maintaining a big lead over Republican challenger Neel Kashkari in this year’s governor’s race.

09/23/2014

Oakland City Councilwoman Libby Schaaf (Libby Schaff/A Better Oakland)

It’s ‘Hella’ Time: Oakland Mayoral Candidate Libby Schaaf Adopts Unconventional Slogan

A candidate for Oakland mayor is using a certain word that politicians don’t usually say, a word that is unique to the Bay Area.

09/23/2014

Oakland Mayor Jean Quan, candidate and city councilmember Rebecca Kaplan. (CBS)

KPIX 5 Poll: Quan Struggling In Re-Election Bid, Kaplan Has Double-Digit Lead In Oakland Mayor’s Race

With about six weeks to go until Election Day, a new KPIX 5 / Survey USA poll released Thursday finds Oakland Mayor Jean Quan is in trouble as she seeks re-election. The poll finds those who supported her four years ago are abandoning her in droves.

09/18/2014

Oakland Mayor Jean Quan, candidate and city councilmember Rebecca Kaplan. (CBS)

New Poll Finds Rebecca Kaplan Has Commanding Lead Over Jean Quan In Oakland Mayor’s Race

With less than two months until Election Day, a new poll has found city councilmember Rebecca Kaplan with a commanding lead over incumbent Jean Quan in the race for Oakland mayor.

09/11/2014

Brown v. Kashkari

Fact Check: Brown, Kashkari Provide Partial Truths In Only Gubernatorial Debate

Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown and his Republican challenger, Neel Kashkari, covered a lot of ground in Thursday’s night gubernatorial debate. An examination of some of the issues they debated and a reality check on some of their claims:

09/05/2014

Brown v. Kashkari

Brown, Kashkari Clash Over Tesla, Teacher Tenure In Only Scheduled Gubernatorial Debate

Gov. Jerry Brown’s long-shot Republican challenger blasted him for failing to do enough to land a Tesla battery plant Thursday during the only scheduled debate of this year’s governor’s race, a testy, hour-long exchange that also featured clashes over teacher tenure and the costs of combating climate change.

09/04/2014

U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-CA) speaks during a news conference on Capitol Hill. (Alex Wong/Getty Images)

California’s Medical Malpractice Measure Prop. 46 Gets Support From Sen. Barbara Boxer

Senator Barbara Boxer came out swinging Wednesday on behalf of Proposition 46 in a new ad campaign. The ‘Yes on 46′ initiative would lift the cap on medical malpractice awards.

09/03/2014

Stevens Creek Reservoir in Cupertino,  January 30, 2014 (Credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Amid Drought, Gov. Brown Sends $7.5 Billion Bipartisan Water Plan To November Ballot

Gov. Jerry Brown has signed a $7.5 billion bipartisan water plan, acting swiftly after it was passed by both houses of the Legislature to place it on California’s November ballot.

08/13/2014

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