Gov. Jerry Brown’s approval rating has reached a new high as he considers seeking re-election next year.
Fundraising and campaigning in the race to replace San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed kicked off with a crowded field of candidates, mostly city council members who support the termed-out mayor’s pension reform policies.
Neel Kashkari, the son of Indian immigrants, is considering entering next year’s campaign as the third Republican challenger to Gov. Jerry Brown,
Oakland City Councilwoman Libby Schaaf filed papers on Monday to run for mayor in 2014 with reducing police response times and creating jobs as part of her platform.
New funding for San Francisco Municipal Railway service could be prioritized to the city’s low-income neighborhoods under a charter amendment introduced Tuesday by a city supervisor.
California voters may get a chance to help improve the state’s roadways, but are they willing to foot the bill?
A conservative coalition is seeking to overturn a recently passed law that gives transgendered students certain rights in the state. Gov. Jerry Brown signed the law, that lets transgender students use either the boys or girls restroom and lets them play on whichever sports team they feel most comfortable on, in September.
San Jose Mayor Chuck Reed is leading an effort to put an initiative before voters allowing cities to renegotiate pensions for existing public employees—as well as new hires. Meanwhile, State Assembly candidate Steve Glazer from Orinda, is pushing an initiative preventing transit employees from striking in the future.
Nearly half in a poll of 500 likely voters say they would definitely not re-elect Oakland Mayor Jean Quan to a second term.
The list of candidates officially running for mayor of the city of San Jose in 2014 has started to become crowded.