Chamber of Commerce

(CBS)

San Jose City Leaders Call Police Quitting Threats A ‘Scare Tactic’ During Mayoral Race

A story KPIX 5 broke last week has people in San Jose talking about next month’s mayoral election.

10/10/2014

Mega Millions Jackpot Reaches Record High Of $540 Million

San Francisco Board Of Supervisors Likely To Send Minimum Wage Hike Proposal To Voters In November

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors will propose that a $15-an-hour minimum wage makes it on November’s ballot next week. The ordinance has already been approved by the board’s Rules Committee.

07/25/2014

(CBS)

SF ‘Fair Chance’ Law Would End Criminal Background Check Box On Housing, Job Applications

San Francisco is a step closer to banning questions about criminal backgrounds on applications for jobs and housing in what is called the “Fair Chance” law, which received widespread support at Monday’s supervisor’s meeting.

01/28/2014

Artist's conception of a planned arena for the Golden State Warriors on Piers 30-32 on San Francisco's Embarcadero. (Golden State Warriors)

Public Divided Over Proposed Warriors Arena On SF Waterfront

San Francisco’s Planning Commission on Thursday gave the public an opportunity to weigh in on the proposal to build the Golden State Warriors’ Arena at Piers 30-32. Reaction ranged from unbridled enthusiasm to serious concerns.

03/01/2013

Gov. Jerry Brown

Gov. Brown Seeks Business Support For Tax Hike Proposal

Gov. Jerry Brown is pitching his proposal to raise the state sales and income taxes to an audience that traditionally opposes tax increases—members of the California Chamber of Commerce.

05/22/2012

(Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Poll Finds San Franciscan’s Happy With Lawmakers, Quality Of Life

The Chamber of Commerce’s annual CityBeat Poll shows Mayor Ed Lee has a 68 percent approval rating and gives glimpses of the city’s quality of life.

02/28/2012

Homeless people set up camp under a freeway overpass in San Francisco (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Francisco Poll Ranks Homelessness, Panhandling As Top Concern

A poll has found that homelessness and panhandling are the top concerns for San Francisco residents.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–03/10/2011

Ballot Machine

Phil Matier: Ranked-Choice Confusing To San Francisco Voters

More than half of the respondents in a poll commissioned by the San Francisco Chamber of Commerce said they don’t understand how their vote counts on a ranked-choice ballot.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–03/10/2011

California State Capitol in Sacramento (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

California Chamber Of Commerce Says It Could Support Tax Vote

California Chamber of Commerce president Allan Zaremberg said any lawmaker who votes for “a solution that is comprehensive and helps solve the budget crisis” will get the group’s support.

CBS San Francisco–03/03/2011

Gov. Jerry Brown

Influential Business Group Backs Gov. Brown’s Budget, Tax Extensions

he Los Angeles Chamber of Commerce endorses Gov. Jerry Brown’s $27 billion budget, including a provision that would put tax extensions before voters.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–02/25/2011

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