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San Jose mayoral candidates Dave Cortese (left), Sam Liccardo. (CBS)

Dave Cortese Concedes To Sam Liccardo In San Jose’s Mayoral Race

After a hard fought campaign and race, Santa Clara County Supervisor Dave Cortese confirmed that he called his opponent Monday evening to concede in his bid for Mayor of San Jose.

11/10/2014

Oakland had a streetcar system until around WWII. (Source: OaklandWiki)

Oakland Considering $202 Million Plan To Run Streetcars Down 3-Mile Strip Of Broadway

Streetcars might be making a comeback in Oakland, but the price tag is steep.

11/05/2014

Voters at the Polls

3 Oakland Mayoral Candidates Form Alliance To Use Ranked-Choice Voting To Their Advantage

Three of Oakland’s mayoral candidates are forming an alliance to try to take advantage of the city’s ranked-choice voting system.

10/24/2014

A major prostitution sting operation on November 12, 2004 in Pomona, California. (David McNew/Getty Images)

Oakland Passes Bill Forcing Landlords To Evict Sex Workers

Oakland landlords can evict sex workers after the city council passed a bill that gives the city power to attempt to curb illegal activities.

10/23/2014

smoking cigarette tobacco generic

Healdsburg City Officials Ban Tobacco Sales To Anyone Under 21

The Healdsburg City Council passed an ordinance Tuesday night that will ban the sale of tobacco products to anyone under the age of 21 making it the first city in California to do so.

10/22/2014

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Berkeley City Council Considers Banning Pet Restrictions For Tenants

The city of Berkeley is considering a new ordinance that would ban landlords from having any pet restrictions on their properties.

10/20/2014

San Jose City Councilman Pierluigi Oliverio, District 6 (sjdistrict6.com/)

Sexual Harassment Lawsuit Filed Against San Jose City Councilman

A lawsuit filed in Santa Clara County accuses a San Jose city councilman of sexual harassment. His former chief of staff claims he caused her emotional distress.

10/10/2014

Oakland Mayor-elect Libby Schaaf (Libby Schaff/A Better Oakland)

Governor Brown Endorses Councilwoman Libby Schaaf For Oakland Mayor

California Governor Jerry Brown endorsed Oakland City Councilwoman Libby Schaaf in the city’s mayors’ race on Monday.

10/06/2014

Homeless Camp

Berkeley City Leaders Seek To Streamline Homeless Services

Berkeley city leaders began looking at how money is spent on homeless services on Tuesday after a recent report concluded it is not being done efficiently. The vision for a new system is a drastic change from the current approach.

10/02/2014

A vial of medical marijuana

San Jose Considers Increasing Fines Up To $50,000 For Rule-Breaking Pot Clubs

Pot clubs not following San Jose’s new cannabis club regulations could soon be handed a massive fine.

09/29/2014

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