San Francisco has lost its bid, for now, to change state law to make it harder to evict renters from housing properties. City officials are trying to change California’s Ellis Act to help reduce rental evictions.
A State Senate committee approved two bills Tuesday to tighten regulations on on-demand, ride-app services such as Uber and Lyft.
Uber drivers held a rally Monday at the company’s Market Street headquarters in Downtown San Francisco and said the company takes them for granted.
Gov. Jerry Brown scored a big win for the $68 billion high-speed rail project this week by persuading fellow Democrats to dedicate a steady future funding source for it in the state budget.
This week on In Depth, KCBS’ hosts Doug Sovern and Ed Cavagnaro speak with Neel Kashkari, the Republican candidate for governor of California who says that his opponent, Gov. Jerry Brown, does not deserve the credit for reviving the state’s economy.
Governor Chris Christie continued his California swing in the Bay Area Friday by touring San Francisco with California gubernatorial challenger Neel Kashkari. The Republican duo visited a local flower shop on Seventh Street. The visit was expected to give added visibility to Kashkari’s campaign against Jerry Brown.
San Francisco Mission District Tenants Turning Victorian Home Into Co-Op To Avoid Ellis Act Eviction
The building has been sold to the San Francisco Community Land Trust, meaning the residents will run it as a co-op, with a 200 year commitment to keep it affordable housing.
Berkeley School District Changes Policy After Elementary Student Forced To Clean Bathrooms As Punishment
11-year-old Ishmael Perry said he was just an innocent bystander when a classmate at LeConte Elementary used bullying language in the afterschool program, but he was threatened with suspension. He instead chose to clean the school’s bathrooms for two weeks.
San Francisco’s Roman Catholic Archbishop is one of the headline speakers at a national march for traditional marriage next week in Washington, but local politicians are asking him not to go.
Kaplan becomes the 17th candidate, joining an already crowded field of candidates looking to unseat Mayor Jean Quan in November.