Sheryl Crow Sings The National Anthem at The Democratic Presidential DebateVIDEO: Watch the singer take the stage in the only moment that night, that united all candidates...
California Democrats Push Gov. Brown To Demand Water Conservation From Farmers During DroughtCalifornia’s Democratic state senators are pushing Gov. Jerry Brown to speed up water spending in the face of a relentless drought.
Most Americans Now Support Same-Sex Marriage, Survey FindsIn the late 1980s, support for gay marriage was essentially unheard of in America. Just a quarter century later, it's now favored by clear majority of Americans.
Gov. Brown Agrees To 1 Debate With Kashkari; Republican Asked For 10California Gov. Jerry Brown has agreed to one debate with his Republican rival, Neel Kashkari, in the 2014 governor's race. The Republican candidate had asked to debate the incumbent 10 times.
Democratic Party Courting Actor George Clooney To Run For California GovernorGeorge Clooney's future job could be his toughest role yet. The Hollywood actor is launching his political career and running for governor of California, according to friends close to the star.
Business, Labor Spend Millions In Battle For East Bay Assembly SeatThe battle lines are drawn in a hotly contested Assembly race in the East Bay. With less than one week, two powerful special interest groups are dividing Democrats.
CA GOP Senators Push To Double Sentences For Bribery Three Republican state senators are calling for increased criminal penalties for lawmakers convicted of taking bribes under state law, a move that comes as two Democratic colleagues face federal corruption charges.
Phil Matier: Kashkari Spends $500,000 Out of Pocket for Campaign Ads Republican gubernatorial candidate Neel Kashkari is ponying up $500,000 of his own money and launching his first television ads of the campaign.
California State Senate Democrats Cancel Golf Fundraiser Over ScandalsThe state Senate leader has canceled a high-profile golfing fundraiser in the wake of criminal proceedings against three state senators.
Arrest Of Democrat State Senator Leland Yee Throws Party Leaders Another CurveballWith Democrat State Senator Leland Yee now under arrest in a federal investigation, and two other state senators taking a leave of absence earlier in March, the problems for the majority party in the California growing in Sacramento and could have larger impacts.
Phil Matier: Tom Steyer’s Big-Dollar Democracy Phil Matier looks at the shift in politics on both sides of the aisle where large amounts of money are coming in from individuals with very specific agendas, but asks— is this Democracy?
Phil Matier: First Lady's Fundraising Prowess On Display In Bay AreaFirst Lady Michelle Obama is scheduled to be at San Francisco’s Fairmont Hotel Friday morning for a sold-out fundraiser. Former San Francisco Mayor Willie Brown says her "rare" factor could translate to more money.