Berkeley Officials Push For Plastic Straw BanOne Bay Area city is doubling down on its war on plastic as some Berkeley officials introduce an ordinance that would ban straws that aren't biodegradable.
Mountain View Passes Urgency Ordinance Requiring Just-Cause EvictionsAn urgency ordinance passed by the Mountain View City Council will require landlords to have just cause to evict their tenants.
San Jose Council Allows Medical Marijuana Collectives More FreedomA number of changes approved by the San Jose City Council allow medical marijuana collectives a bit more freedom in conducting business.
$1.2 Million Settlement To Family Of Hayward Man Found Asleep In Car, Killed By PoliceThe Oakland City Council approved a $1.2 million settlement on Tuesday for the family of a man shot and killed by police after he was found unconscious in his car.
Rohnert Park Considers Replacing 83 Ugly, Ailing TreesRohnert Park city council will vote on whether to replace more than 80 ugly trees with new, healthier ones.
200+ Families To Be Forced Out Of San Jose Apartment Complex After City Council RulingSome 200 families may soon have to move out of a rent-controlled apartment complex in San Jose after the city council cleared the way for denser, market-rate apartments.
Richmond City Council To Consider Solar-Powered Elevated Rail SystemRichmond City Council to consider installing locally-owned elevated rail system that runs on solar power.
$7M Lawsuit Filed After Alleged Assault By Oakland City CouncilwomanFormer Black Panther Party leader Elaine Brown has filed a lawsuit against the city of Oakland and Councilwoman Desley Brooks over an alleged assault last year.
Chicago City Council Approves Lucas Museum ProposalChicago aldermen voted to allow the "Star Wars' filmmaker to build his $400 million museum along the shores of Lake Michigan...
$1.3 Million Set Aside For Temporary Sunnyvale Winter Homeless ShelterThe Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors approved funding on Tuesday for a temporary winter shelter and has their eyes set on a site in Sunnyvale, where the City Council has yet to make a decision on moving forward with the plan.
San Jose City Council OK's Crime Fighting Drone For City's Police DepartmentThe San Jose city council has given the police department the go-ahead to use a new drone for crime fighting.
SJPD's New Drone Program Hovers Closer To Reality As Vote LoomsThe San Jose City Council is expected to give the Police Department's proposed one-year drone pilot program the green light...