Two pieces of legislation addressing smoking in San Francisco will come before the city’s Board of Supervisors at its first regular meeting of the new year Tuesday.
The San Jose City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to approve an ordinance that will further restrict outdoor smoking within city limits.
The San Jose City Council has approved a plan to slow traffic around some school zones. Under phase one, speeds are being lowered around three schools. One of those schools is Booksin Elementary in Willow Glen, where speed limits will go from 25 mph to 15 mph.
The Oakland City Council plans Tuesday to consider strengthening enforcement of its protest-related laws in response to a series of Occupy demonstrations.
One of the new California laws set to take effect on January 1st would make it illegal to purchase alcohol in grocery store self-checkout lines in an effort to prevent minors from buying alcohol.
The Federal Communications Commission is opening an investigation into the Bay Area Rapid Transit’s shutdown of cell service in order to disrupt a planned protest.
California lacks a unified response to human trafficking but several Bay Area officials are making inroads in protecting exploited children and prosecuting their attackers.
An unusual lawsuit is pitting environmentalists against solar power advocates in San Benito County. It’s over a proposal for a 399 megawatt solar farm in Panoche Valley, a ranchland area in San Benito County.
Some adult-film performers were in Oakland Monday, talking about the need for creating a stronger state law to protect them from HIV and other infectious diseases.