President Barack Obama proposed an almost $4 trillion federal budget on Tuesday that includes a few nuggets for California, but it also cuts money the Golden State had been counting on.
The Obama administration says the government shutdown last fall resulted in nearly 8 million fewer visitors to national parks, costing the parks and surrounding communities an estimated $414 million in lost visitor spending.
Federal investigators looking into last Wednesday’s industrial accident at the Tesoro refinery in Martinez, where two workers were sprayed in the face with sulfuric acid, have been denied access on their attempted return visits.
The current federal policy on marijuana “perpetuates an unjust and irrational system,” according to a letter signed by 17 members of congress, including four Bay Area representatives.
Fleet Week is still happening in San Francisco next week, but it will be a much quieter affair and there will be no air show or ship parade—both of which were canceled because of federal budget cuts.
A Bay Area’s author’s new book claims that U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder authorized raids against California pot dispensaries last year to create a distraction from the failed “Fast and Furious” gun sting operation.
A Piedmont man was charged Thursday with premeditated attempted murder for allegedly shooting an off-duty federal agent in Newark on Tuesday.
An off-duty federal agent was shot in front of his home in Newark early Tuesday morning, police said.
U.S. transportation officials are recommending federal funding for the Bay Area Rapid Transit commuter train extension to San Jose.
A federal judge has rejected a request from medical marijuana dispensaries and patients to order an immediate halt to U.S. attorneys’ efforts to shut down pot clubs in California.