Four former San Jose police chiefs announced their support for county supervisor Dave Cortese in the mayor’s race on Thursday citing crime and police staffing as the two of the main issues in the campaign. Mayor Chuck Reed, however, is endorsing Councilman Sam Liccardo and has dismissed the chiefs’ endorsement as political theater.
There’s a new app and web tool for Oakland residents interested in following the money in November’s mayoral race. The idea is to hold candidates accountable while keeping citizens informed.
UC Berkeley researchers have given a second opinion on how raising San Francisco’s minimum wage to $15 an hour would impact the city and its employment rate and they seem to think it’s a good idea.
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) dropped by the Central Subway construction project at San Francisco’s Moscone Center Tuesday to campaign for the election of House Democrats in November.
San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee signed a $500 million transportation infrastructure bond for the November ballot on Monday while also unveiling other initiatives for improving pedestrian safety in the city.
A push to split California into six states may be over before it begins, after opponents of the ballot measure filed a voter fraud complaint with the state on Thursday.
Silicon Valley venture capitalist Tim Draper will submit signatures on Tuesday to put a measure that would split California in six separate states.
People in the Bay Area have been trying to distance themselves from the folks in Los Angeles for years, and if voters approve a plan headed for the ballot, they’ll get closer to a whole state of separation.
There are currently 19 candidates vying to unseat incumbent Jean Quan as Mayor of Oakland, but one low-profile candidte wants you to consider him as an alternative to the regular political tail-wagging.
In a packed auditorium, family at her side Oakland Mayor Jean Quan officially announced she wants to run Oakland again.