San Francisco Legislation Would Make It Harder To Rent SRO Hotels To TouristsProposed legislation stops the practice of renting out SRO rooms by the week, requiring instead a 32-day minimum stay in most cases.
Congress Cracks Down On "Bots" That Snap Up Concert TicketsLegislation passed by the House on Wednesday would crack down on computer software used by ticket brokers to snap up tickets...
Gov. Brown And Schwarzenegger Champion Curbing Of Greenhouse GasesGov. Jerry Brown and his predecessor Arnold Schwarzenegger were together supporting California’s efforts to curb greenhouse gases.
Bay Area Congressman Proposes Higher Taxes For Companies With Skyrocketing CEO PayA Congressman in the San Francisco Bay Area is proposing federal legislation that would tax publicly-owned companies with "excessive" CEO pay more than other companies.
Gov. Brown Signs Law Increasing Contractor Oversight Following Deadly Balcony CollapseGov. Jerry Brown signed a bill into law Thursday aimed at providing more oversight of the construction industry following a deadly balcony collapse in Berkeley last year.
San Francisco Legislation Aims To Add Green Roofs To New BuildingsSan Francisco Supervisor Scott Wiener introduced legislation that would allow developers to substitute a "green roof" for solar panels on new construction.
California Arrests Plunge, Lowest On Record Due To Prop 47A 2014 California voter-approved initiative that reduced penalties for certain drug and property crimes has led to the lowest arrest rate in state history.
String Of Mission District Fires Prompts Push For Safer Buildings, Tenant ProtectionsSan Francisco Supervisor David Campos called for a study to examine how to bring fire sprinklers to more buildings in the city.
New York Governor Cuomo's Anti-BDS Executive Order Parallels NY, CA BillsNew York Governor Andrew Cuomo's anti-BDS executive order parallels legislative bills in California, New York and across the country.
Dog In A Hot Car? New Legislation Would Allow Concerned Citizens To Break WindowsA new push to protect pets in California would allow people to free dogs left in hot cars without fear of getting sued under new proposed legislation.
Not Just North Carolina... Laws Aimed At LGBT Community Proposed In Dozens Of StatesLegislation deemed anti-LGBT has been proposed in states across the country to protect those who -- due to religious beliefs -- decline to employ or serve certain people.
State Senator Proposes Adding Race, Ethnicity To Fair Pay LawThe proposal by Sen. Isadore Hall would add "race or ethnicity" to the requirement that employers justify any pay discrepancies between men and women who do "substantially similar" work.