Proposition 47, passed by state voters last year, reduced a slew of non-violent felony crimes to misdemeanors, but police say the expected cost savings for law enforcement in San Francisco hasn’t yet materialized.
California Lawmakers Push For Right-To-Die Law After 29-Year-Old Woman With Brain Cancer Ended Her Life
The proposal would allow doctors to prescribe life-ending medication nearly a decade after similar legislation failed. Terminally ill patients can legally take their lives in five states, including Oregon.
An organic San Francisco restaurant is celebrating the Jan. 1 launch of a new California law that finally allows dogs in restaurant’s outside dining areas by throwing the Bay Area’s very first doggie brunch.
California farmers now must abide by the nation’s strictest rules for a widely used pesticide in a change designed to protect farmworkers and people who live and work near agricultural fields but is likely to raise prices on produce.
The whole “bikes on the sidewalk” issue is in the news this week because San Jose’s City Council is scheduled to vote on banning sidewalk bike riding in the downtown area, thus joining San Francisco, Oakland and many other cities with similar laws.
What freedoms and responsibilities do you have when you become an adult? That’s what this Jefferson Award winner is teaching young African Americans.
San Francisco Supervisors have passed a controversial proposal on how the city should handle people who rent out their homes and apartments on websites like Airbnb.
The campaign over San Francisco and Berkeley’s so-called ‘soda-tax measures’ is taking on a David versus Goliath theme with the amounts of money being invested.
California will become the first state that allows family members to ask a judge to remove firearms from a relative who appears to pose a threat.
San Francisco Public Defender Begins Study Of ‘Unconscious Bias’ In Arrests, Judgments For Minorities
San Francisco Public Defender Jeff Adachi wants to pull the curtain back on racial disparity in the justice system to determine how much race plays a part in arrests, charging and sentencing by launching an ambitious study that will examine a decade’s worth of cases.