Bell, who served on the City Council from 2000 to 2005 and was elected again to the council last fall, was hospitalized just days after the Nov. 6 election, according to family members and city officials.
A proposal to ban hammers, wrenches, shields, sling shots, paint projectiles and other potentially destructive items at protests will be considered by the Oakland City Council at its meeting on Tuesday night.
The San Jose City Council has approved an increase in the legal budget for defending Measure B.
The presence of the CHP will increase with 10 officers and two sergeants deployed four days a week rather than two.
Piedmont is moving forward with plans to install cameras to record the license plates of all cars that drive into town.
The city of San Jose and its police union have reached an agreement that will reduce pensions for new officers and ends a dispute over efforts to reduce costly retirement benefits.
San Jose City Council’s Salary Setting Commission votes Wednesday night to possibly grant Mayor Chuck Reed and the City Council itself pay raises.
A Berkeley city councilman has suggested that a tax on email may be wise way to help fund the United States Postal Service, according to the blog Berkeleyside.
The city council voted on Tuesday night to get rid of the devices immediately, rather than wait for the contract with a vendor to expire.
The Hayward City Council has voted unanimously to put a pair of Internet cafes on notice to cease operations immediately, claiming they are illegal and a front for online gambling.