Brown v. Kashkari

Brown Stays Ahead Of GOP Challenger Kashkari In Governor’s Race

A new Field Poll finds that Gov. Jerry Brown has a lead of 16 percentage points over GOP challenger Neel Kashkari in the governor’s race.


US President Barack Obama disembarks from Air Force One at San Francisco International Airport in San Francisco, California, on July 22, 2014.  (JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Draws Criticism For Continuing West Coast Fundraising Tour Amid International Crises

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 floor of the California Assembly during a recent session. (Getty Images/Justin Sullivan)

Democrats At Odds Over California Budget Surplus

Gov. Jerry Brown is reaping the benefits of an economic turn-around and higher taxes as he prepares to release his update Tuesday for the coming fiscal year’s budget. The state has collected $4.5 billion more than expected from personal income taxes.


First lady Michelle Obama, left, speaks as House Speaker Nanci Pelosi, right, listens at a fundraiser for the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee in San Francisco, Monday, Oct. 25, 2010. (AP)

Michelle Obama Begins Fundraising Swing With San Francisco Stop

A week before the midterm elections, Michelle Obama said the race for the congressional majority is “too close” and Democratic voters must recapture the energy of 2008.

CBS San Francisco–10/25/2010


President Obama Fundraising In Bay Area For Boxer, Harris

The president is in California as part of a two-day swing to raise money for the Democratic party and campaign for Sen. Barbara Boxer, who is in a tight race with Republican Carly Fiorina.

CBS San Francisco–10/21/2010