Lawmaker

Russian lawmaker Ilya Ponomarev says he is exiled in San Jose after standing up to President Putin. (CBS)

Russian Lawmaker Exiled In Bay Area After Standing Up To President Putin

A Russian lawmaker who dared to stand up to President Vladimir Putin is for all intents and purposes stuck in San Jose.

05/03/2015

Guns for sale at Templar Sports in Los Gatos. (CBS)

Oakland Tries To Circumvent California Gun Control Rules

A public hearing was scheduled for Friday in Oakland to discuss a proposed state law that would allow Oakland to essentially circumvent California’s existing gun regulations in favor of something one city councilwoman suggested is better suited for violence-plagued Oakland.

05/13/2013

California High-Speed Rail

High-Speed Rail Agency Uses Taxpayer Dollars To Lobby State Lawmakers

According to the documents, the California High-Speed Rail Authority paid over $160,000 last year to hire the firm to court the state’s politicians.

02/03/2012