San Mateo County election officials announced Thursday that 65 uncounted provisional ballots from November’s election were found last week in a vault at the department’s headquarters.
Bergoglio is known to be conservative on spiritual issues. He opposes abortion, same-sex marriage and supports celibacy. However, according to the National Cathedral Reporter’s John Allen, “he’s no defender of clerical privilege, or insensitive to pastoral realities.”
Newly elected Pope Francis I speaks to the waiting crowd from the central balcony of St Peter’s Basilica in the Vatican City & will lead the world’s 1.2 billion Catholics…
The former Archbishop of San Francisco, William Levada, was among the cardinals in Vatican City Thursday preparing to be locked inside the Sistine Chapel for the conclave to choose the successor to Pope Benedict XVI.
Democratic State Sen. Leland Yee announced Monday morning his intent to run for California Secretary of State – when he is termed out of the state Legislature in two years.
On Election Night 2012, many Californians found it hard to understand why people in Florida and Ohio had to stand in line for up to eight hours to vote.
With the passage of Proposition 36 on Election Day, California’s “Three Strikes” law could change the fates of thousands of state inmates, and now Santa Clara county is making plans for the transition.
Bay Area counties are projecting strong voter turnout for Tuesday’s presidential election, however numbers are expected to be below those from the 2008 race.
CCalifornia voters have approved Gov. Jerry Brown’s plan to raise income taxes on the wealthy and raise the statewide sales tax to fund education and help balance the state budget.
California voters have decided to retain the death penalty for the state’s worst criminals, rejecting the argument that too few death row inmates are executed to justify the cost.