San Francisco has lost its bid, for now, to change state law to make it harder to evict renters from housing properties. City officials are trying to change California’s Ellis Act to help reduce rental evictions.
Santa Cruz is the first county in California to pass an anti-fracking ordinance that prohibits the controversial oil-drilling method.
While San Francisco cracks down on dangerous drivers in an attempt to increase pedestrian safety, it may come as a surprise to some that the last minute dash some pedestrians make to cross a street can them some hefty fines as well.
People in Hayward may see police running around into the night at Southland Mall as the FBI held a drill.
Animal advocates were left disappointed Tuesday after the Antioch city council approved a new ordinance that outlaws feeding abandoned cats on public property.
Wisconsin’s self-proclaimed “lemon law king” filed a lawsuit Monday against direct-order car maker Tesla Motors, accusing the company of refusing to give a Franklin doctor a refund on a defective electric sedan that cost nearly $100,000.
Supporters of State Senator Leland Yee say the FBI used entrapment to lure him into alleged criminal wrongdoing, but should he use that as his defense?
San Francisco Supervisor Eric Mar planned to introduce legislation to regulate the use and sale of electronic-cigarettes in the city.
A federal judge says two California laws enacted through the initiative process are unconstitutional because they improperly change the punishment for crimes committed before the laws came into effect.
It’s long been a public health debate about whether it’s good policy to make clean needles available to drug addicts and the topic is again up for discussion after San Francisco Assemblyman Phil Ting introduced a bill this month addressing the issue.