A Congressman from the East Bay co-introduced legislation in Washington on Tuesday that calls for increasing the federal minimum wage to $10.10 an hour.
Although not everyone was happy about the deal, including lawmakers in the Bay Area, Congress has approved a proposal that staves off the fiscal cliff.
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.
The nearly $15 million grant will be used to train unemployed workers for jobs in high tech manufacturing and engineering.
The Bay Area congressional delegation was heading back to the nation’s capitol Monday to vote on a measure to extend a middle class tax cut.
Medical check-ups for young children in the Bay Area sometimes include something extra for young patients. One such clinic in Vallejo is a perfect example of that.
Three agreements pending before Congress are set to open up trade between Korea, Panama and Colombia, but East Bay Congressman George Miller said he is afraid they may not go far enough to protect American workers.
Bay Area leaders recognized the significance of the terrorist leader Osama Bin Laden’s death but cautioned that the war on terror is far from over.
The National Park Service has rejected a request to include the former Navy shipyard at Mare Island in its system of parks.
A federal child nutrition bill, that’s designed to remove greasy foods and sugary drinks from school cafeterias, is expected to help Bay Area school districts in adopting stricter lunch programs.