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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 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

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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

NFL Rogues Gallery

Santa Clara Issues Domestic Violence Resolution For 49ers And NFL; Stays Mum On Ray McDonald Case

In the wake of high-profile cases involving NFL players, Santa Clara city leaders took a stand issuing a resolution on Tuesday against domestic violence, but didn’t mention the recent arrest of a 49er player.

09/24/2014

The Richmond City Council voted on Tuesday to raise the city's minimum wage to $13 an hour by 2018.

Residents Gather To Support Richmond City Councilmember Bullied Over Race, Sexual Orientation

Residents gathered in support of a Richmond city councilmember who has been bullied and taunted at meetings for her race and sexual orientation.

09/16/2014

Civil Rights Groups Question Purchase Of Drone By San Jose Police

Civil rights groups are arguing there should have been more public debate before the drone was purchased.

09/04/2014

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Brain Cancer Warning Stickers Proposed For Cellphones Sold In Berkeley

Councilmembers Kriss Worthington and Maxwell Anderson have called for a city ordinance that would require every mobile phone sold within the city to carry a sticker “warning consumers of the risk of brain cancer.”

08/22/2014

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