A plan by Berkeley’s Mayor to establish a regional minimum wage is gaining support in the East Bay.
A Palo Alto city council committee voted Tuesday night to significantly expand the city’s smoking ban to its downtown and commercial areas, but workers and residents have mixed feelings about the proposal.
City leaders are considering a sales tax increase, or possibly increasing the tax for marijuana shops, as a way to increase revenues.
The San Jose City Council deadlocked on Tuesday in its years-long effort to regulate medical medical Marijuana collectives and dispensaries.
The composition of the San Jose’s City Council is in for a major change in Tuesday’s election with candidates vying for seats in five council districts, at least three of which will be represented by fresh faces.
Oakland’s police department continues to suffer a shortage of officers which has lead to mandatory overtime, but a city councilwoman says it’s leading to burnt-out cops. The city is now expected to review this issue.
People living on a former landfill known as the Albany Bulb will have to move out by Friday as part of a settlement with the city of Albany.
Oakland City Councilmember Larry Reid said he is very disappointed, and feels the decision disrespects the city and thousands of loyal fans.
It appears that cops in San Jose have nearly stopped policing themselves. Compared to previous years, far fewer San Jose police officers are tipping off supervisors to misbehaving colleagues.
Car washes and water served at restaurants may soon be a thing of the past as the Mountain View City Council is likely to declare a “Stage 1″ water shortage emergency on Tuesday, due to the state’s ongoing drought.