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San Mateo Moves To All-Mail Election In November

San Mateo County is on its way to become the first county in California to hold a countywide all-mailed ballot election, city officials announced Friday.

08/02/2015

President Barack Obama addressed the nation about a possible military strike on Syria on September 10, 2013. (CBS)

‘President Of California,’ Death To Gays, Ban On Eating Shellfish Among Ballot Initiatives Awaiting Official Processing From Attorney General

In the land of direct democracy, anyone with $200 can get just about anything approved for signature gathering, and anyone with enough signatures can get their idea on the ballot for a vote, and this year, one of those items would declare a “president of California.”

05/21/2015

Tim Draper speaks at the Inaugural Palo Alto International Film Festival on September 30, 2011 in Palo Alto, California. (Max Morse/Getty Images)

Man Behind ‘6 Californias’ Push Offers To Put Your Idea On The Ballot With His Money

The man who wanted Californians to vote on splitting off into six smaller states has moved on, and now he wants to see your idea on the ballot.

04/29/2015

Molly Horwitz, Stanford University student. (Molly Horwitz Facebook)

Allegations Of Anti-Semitism Lobbied Against Student Coalition At Stanford University

Molly Horwitz claims she was discriminated against during an endorsement interview with the Students of Color Coalition.

04/15/2015

Hillary Clinton

Hillary Clinton Launches Presidential Campaign With Video Featuring ‘Everyday Americans’

Hillary Rodham Clinton jumped back into presidential politics on Sunday, announcing her much-awaited second campaign for the White House.

04/12/2015

Tom Steyer  (Photo by Charley Gallay/Getty Images for Global Green)

Bay Area Billionaire Environmentalist Battling 2016 GOP Hopefuls By Outing Them On Climate Change

A Bay Area billionaire environmentalist hopes to put GOP White House hopefuls on the climate-change “hot seat,” and give the Koch Brothers a run for their money.

04/07/2015

Orinda City Councilmember Steve Glazer, candidate for 16th Assembly District. (CBS)

Glazer Takes Primary; Will Face Susan Bonilla For District 7 State Senate Seat

It appears Orinda Mayor Steve Glazer and Assemblywoman Susan Bonilla will advance from in Tuesday’ss primary election for a vacant state Senate seat representing parts of Contra Costa and Alameda counties.

03/18/2015

Voters at the Polls

California’s 7th District Decides DeSaulnier’s Replacement In Tight, 3-Way State Senate Special Election

Voters in California’s 7th District head to the polls for a special election Tuesday, to decide a new state Senator since Mark DeSaulnier was elected to replace retired veteran Congressman George Miller.

03/17/2015

Mayor Gavin Newsom

Gavin Newsom Says He’s Running For Governor In 2018

California Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom says he will begin raising money to run for California governor in 2018.

02/11/2015

U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer speaks during a news conference about funding for the Federal Aviation Administration at the U.S. Capitol August 3, 2011 in Washington, DC. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Billionaire Tom Steyer Not Running In Race To Succeed Senator Boxer

Billionaire climate activist Tom Steyer says he will not enter the race to succeed California Sen. Barbara Boxer.

01/22/2015

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