Bay Area Lawmaker Fights To Protect Young Women From Coerced MarriagesA Bay Area lawmaker is leading the charge to protect young women from underage marriages.
Bay Area Lawmaker Decries Trump's Proposed $6B Cut To HUD Budget"This is a housing crisis that preceded Donald Trump, but it is about to be exacerbated by our president," said Assemblyman David Chiu, D-San Francisco.
Russian Lawmaker Exiled In Bay Area After Standing Up To President PutinA Russian lawmaker who dared to stand up to President Vladimir Putin is for all intents and purposes stuck in San Jose.
Oakland Tries To Circumvent California Gun Control RulesA 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.
High-Speed Rail Agency Uses Taxpayer Dollars To Lobby State LawmakersAccording 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.