Suprisingly Few UC Berkeley Students Voted In Midterm ElectionUC Berkeley is known for having a politically active student body, but in the recent midterm election, students barely showed up to vote.
Why California Wasn't The First State To Legalize Recreational MarijuanaIn the election a few weeks ago, two more states and Washington, D.C. voted to legalize marijuana. The question is: why hasn’t California?
Santa Clara County Registrar Of Voters Investigates IT Chief’s Sudden ResignationSanta Clara County officials have launched an internal investigation into the sudden resignation of elections official Joseph Le.
Pilot Killed In Plane Crash Leads Race For Seat On Mojave Air Space BoardA candidate for a seat on a Central California board may win his race, despite having died last month in a small plane crash.
Santa Clara County Seeks State Review Of Election Results After IT Manager Abruptly ResignsThe Santa Clara County Registrar of Voters said Friday she is asking for the Secretary of State to conduct a review of Tuesday’s election results after an IT worker in the office abruptly resigned on the eve of the election.
Phil Matier: Oakland Mayor-Elect Libby Schaaf Talks About City's Numerous ChallengesLibby Schaaf may be the new face of Oakland - but she is certainly facing the same set of problems.
Cortese Not Ready To Concede In San Jose Mayoral Race Despite Opponent's Claim To VictorySanta Clara County Supervisor Dave Cortese says he is not ready to concede in the San Jose mayor's race, even though his opponent, City Councilman Sam Liccardo, has already declared victory.
David Campos Concedes To David Chiu In Race For San Francisco Assembly SeatSan Francisco Supervisor David Campos has conceded the race for the District 17 state assembly seat, his rival Supervisor David Chiu said Thursday evening.
Opponents Of Artificial Turf Field At Golden Gate Park Stage Sit-In After Voters Weigh InThe issue of artificial turf versus green grass for one San Francisco soccer field seems simple enough. But it’s taken years of back and forth to bring the issue to a vote.
Match.com Founder Narrowly Wins Seat On Santa Clara Water BoardGary Kremen, the Silicon Valley entrepreneur and founder of Match.com, won 51 percent of the vote on Tuesday night to get a seat on the Santa Clara Valley Water District.
Voters In 2 California Coastal Counties Approve Fracking Ban; 1 Other County Handily Rejects BanVoters in two California coastal counties approved a ban on fracking and other intensive oil production on Tuesday, while a third coastal county rejected such a ban.
San Francisco, Oakland Voters Approve Minimum Wage Increase; SF Mayor Ed Lee Calls It 'A Good Bump'San Francisco already has the highest minimum wage in the country but voters on Tuesday pushed it even higher. Now, low-wage earners in both San Francisco and Oakland will be getting raises.