Businesses Could Avoid ADA Lawsuits With Proposed 90-Day Grace PeriodA measure sponsored by California representative Jerry McNerney could give businesses 90 days to correct Americans with Disabilities Act violations before a lawsuit could proceed.
KCBS Cover Story: District 9 Congressional Race Drawing National AttentionIncumbent Jerry McNerney and challenger Ricky Gill are locked in a tight battle in the race for the redrawn district.
Bill Clinton Rallies Students At UC DavisFormer President Bill Clinton is imploring California university students to vote for Democrats this November, acting in what he says are their own best interests.
Reforms Create Competitive House Race In East Bay80-year-old Pete Stark is used to coasting to re-election in the liberal enclave of the Bay Area he has represented since the end of the Vietnam War. All that has changed this year, as Californians deal with two major political reforms.
East Bay Democrat McNerney Faces Strong GOP Challenge In Redrawn DistrictRicky Gill, a young Republican who grew up in the Central Valley, will run against Rep. Jerry McNerney for Congress in a in a district whose newly drawn boundaries forced the incumbent Democrat to move from Pleasanton to Stockton.
Long Wait For Mental Health Support At Oakland's VA OfficeSince 2007, the VA has experienced a 35 percent increase in the number of veterans receiving mental health services.
Veterans Make Up Larger Percent Of Homeless PopulationThe study by the Department of Housing and Urban Development found that veterans are 50 percent more likely to become homeless than other Americans.
McNerney Holds Off Harmer In Congressional Vote CountDemocratic Rep. Jerry McNerney has been re-elected to a third term in a Northern California congressional district, fending off a challenge from Republican David Harmer.
East Bay Lawmaker Collects Holiday Cards For TroopsA Bay Area congressman is looking for help in collecting thousands of holiday cards, with the goal being to get them to our men and women in uniform.
Harris Regains Slight Lead In Attorney General's Race, McNerney Holds OnDemocrat Kamala Harris has regained a slight lead over her Republican opponent in the California attorney general's race.
McNerney Vows To Continue Health Care Fight; Race Still Not CalledU.S. Rep. Jerry McNerney (D-Pleasanton) vowed to be steadfast in upholding President Obama's health care legislation, despite the Republican push to overturn it now that the GOP has gained a majority in the House.
McNerney Declares Congressional Victory Over HarmerIn Northern California's 11th Congressional District, two-term Democratic U.S. Rep. Jerry McNerney declared victory Wednesday night after widening what his campaign called an "insurmountable lead" over San Ramon attorney David Harmer, the Republican challenger.