Voters in the South Bay are deciding between incumbent Mike Honda and challenger Ro Khanna, both Democrats, in one of the nation’s most intriguing House races. In early returns, Honda is leading with 53.5 percent of the votes cast, while Khanna has 46.5 percent.
The election is just three weeks away, and a big Bay Area congressional race where two Democrats are facing off is really heating up.
California’s 2nd District was in the spotlight for on Comedy Central’s Colbert Report earlier this week, when freshman congressman Jared Huffman sat down with the shows host for the “Better Know a District” segment.
President Obama will speak to the nation on Wednesday to address the continuing threat of ISIS in Iraq and Syria. East Bay Congressman Eric Swalwell, who returned from a trip to the Middle East, said the U.S. should lead a regional effort to attack ISIS.
Bay Area tech companies are famous for their free lunch perks, but the IRS has been sniffing around those extras for years.
The plan to split California into six smaller states is likely dead on arrival, and a closer look at the voting patterns in the prospective states illustrates why.
The Assyrian American Association of the Bay Area was staging a rally Friday morning at the United Nations Plaza in San Francisco to call for urgent humanitarian aide and international military support in Iraq against ISIS militants.
President Barack Obama continues his week long West Coast fundraising trip with two events in the Bay Area, but some political pundits say he should be more focused on pressing international issues.
The purchase of new BART cars, planning for new Muni Metro light rail vehicles and Caltrain electrification could be held up if Congress doesn’t reauthorize federal transportation funding by next week.
President Barack Obama on Monday gave employment protection to gay and transgender workers in the federal government and its contracting agencies, after being convinced by advocates of what he called the “irrefutable rightness of your cause.”