Gun-Control Advocates Hold Sit-In At Fox Theatre In Redwood CityAdvocates of stricter gun-control laws held a sit-in on Monday, right across from a Fourth of July festival in Redwood City.
California Democrats Hold National Day of Action On Gun Violence PreventionIn California, and around the country, politicians are planning to take part in Wednesday's National Day of Action on Gun Violence Prevention.
Jackie Speier Moves To End Ban On Shipping Alcohol Through Postal ServiceSpeier’s office said the bill would end a Prohibition-era ban.
Congresswoman Speier Urging All States To Ban Gay Conversion TherapyCongresswoman Jackie Speier has introduced legislation calling on states to ban conversion therapy for children. California is one of only two states that bans the practice.
Rep. Jackie Speier Fires Back After House Republicans Pass Anti-Abortion BillHouse Republicans passed an anti-abortion bill Thursday night, but not the one they planned.
Small Bay Area Company Working On Ebola Vaccine PillA small biotech company in South San Francisco is currently working on an oral Ebola vaccine that could provide the key to stemming the outbreak in West Africa.
Peninsula Rep. Jackie Speier Denounces 49ers, NFL Over Recent Domestic Violence Controversies On House Floor Peninsula Rep. Jackie Speier (D-San Mateo/San Francisco) denounced the San Francisco 49ers on the House floor Wednesday for allowing Ray McDonald to play following his arrest for alleged domestic violence.
Calif. Congresswoman Jackie Speier Blasts Science Magazine For 'Lurid, Sexualized' Cover Of Transgender WomenScience Magazine is at the helm of a social and political firestorm this month following a cover image used for the July 11 issue which depicts two transgender sex workers with their heads cropped out.
San Mateo County Planners Grapple With Expected 3-Foot Sea Level Rise The threat of rising seas in San Mateo County was the focus of a planning conference in Foster City Friday morning hosted by federal, state and county government leaders.
Rep. Speier Proposes SMOKE Act; Would Help Keep E-Cigs Out Of Kids HandsCongresswoman Jackie Speier announced new proposed legislation regulating electronic cigarettes Friday, which aims to curb their marketing towards children.
Feds Probe How UC Berkeley, Other Colleges Handle Reports Of Sexual Assaults UC Berkeley is among more than 50 colleges being investigated for how they handle reports of sexual assaults on their campuses.
Army General Charged With Sexual Assault Avoids Prison; Rep. Speier Calls Punishment 'Laughable'An Army general who carried on a three-year affair with a captain and had two other inappropriate relationships with subordinates was reprimanded and docked $20,000 in pay Thursday, avoiding prison in one of the military's most closely watched courts-martial.