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Election

Jerry Brown Campaign Appearance

Poll Finds Governor Jerry Brown With Huge Lead In Re-Election Bid

The survey released Wednesday finds 57 percent of likely voters would choose the Democratic governor, far outpacing any of the three top Republican challengers.

04/09/2014

Leland Yee arrives at the San Francisco Federal Building in custody. (CBS)

State Sen. Leland Yee Arrested, Accused In Conspiracy Involving Arms Trafficking, Campaign Fraud

Democratic State Senator Leland Yee was arrested Wednesday morning in a series of federal raids in the Bay Area and Sacramento targeting an alleged corruption conspiracy involving arms trafficking and campaign fraud to fund his campaign for Secretary of State.

03/26/2014

Oakland Mayor Jean Quan has plans to outline a proposal to build more housing units and bring in new residents as proposed during her State of the City address on March 6, 2014. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Phil Matier: Oakland Mayor Touts Plan To Bring In New Residents

Jean Quan’s 10,000 resident plan, part of her re-election campaign, would include thousands of new housing units in the city.

03/06/2014

What California might look like if divided into six states.  (Six Californias)

Plan To Split California Into Six States Gets OK To Gather Signatures

Supporters of a plan to divide California into six sates can begin collecting signatures to get the proposal on the ballot.

02/19/2014

Dana King

Former KPIX Anchor Dana King Running For Oakland City Council Seat

She has taken out papers to run in November for the open seat vacated by the retiring Pat Kernighan.

02/05/2014

San Francisco's Embarcadero (CBS SF)

Activists Submit Thousands Of Signatures For SF Waterfront Ballot Initiative

Activists have submitted thousands of signatures to the Department of Elections to prevent some key developments on San Francisco’s waterfront. Voters could see a ballot measure as soon as June.

02/04/2014

San Jose City Hall

Lone Republican Candidate Withdraws From San Jose Mayor’s Race

San Jose City Councilmember Pete Constant decided on Tuesday to withdraw from consideration in the 2014 mayor’s race.

01/15/2014

Kings Bowl (Credit: AECOM)

1000s Of Signatures Submitted To Force Vote On Sacramento Kings Arena

A group fighting the city of Sacramento’s plan to subsidize a new basketball arena for the Kings has submitted tens of thousands of signatures in an attempt to force a public vote on the matter.

12/14/2013

(Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Phil Matier: California’s Transgender Rights For Kids Under Fire

A conservative coalition is seeking to overturn a recently passed law that gives transgendered students certain rights in the state. Gov. Jerry Brown signed the law, that lets transgender students use either the boys or girls restroom and lets them play on whichever sports team they feel most comfortable on, in September.

11/12/2013

Artist rendering of the proposed San Francisco waterfront arena for the Golden State Warriors. (Snøhetta and AECOM)

Phil Matier: Election Results Could Affect Warriors Planned San Francisco Arena

As Propositions B and C were defeated, it raises questions about future projects on San Francisco’s waterfront.

11/06/2013

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