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Modoc and Siskiyou Counties in far Northern California are looking to secede and create their own state called Jefferson. (CBS)

Phil Matier: Plan To Separate California Into 6 States May Be On Hold Until 2016

A plan to split California into six separate states may have to wait until 2016 to go to voters with the deadline for the November ballot soon approaching.

04/18/2014

Artist's rendition of the revamped Hunters View housing development in San Francisco. (Hunters View Associates)

Grand Opening For SF’s Bayview Hunters View Apartments, Residents Get ‘Million Dollar Views’

Hunters View apartment complex had its grand opening this week and it has what some are calling “million dollar views” from San Francisco’s Bayview District.

04/18/2014

Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson (Steve Freeman/Getty Images)

Phil Matier: Does Sacramento’s Mayor Have Wider Political Ambitions?

Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson has a new title after being named President of the U.S. Conference of Mayors on Wednesday, but does it mean he wants to be thrust into the national spotlight?

04/16/2014

KPIX 5 reporter Joe Vazquez took this picture of State Sen. Leland Yee leaving the San Francisco federal courthouse after being indicted on March 26, 2014. (CBS)

FBI Asks To Talk To SF City Leaders In Yee Corruption Investigation

The FBI wants San Francisco city leaders to talk with the agency as part of an ongoing investigation targeting political corruption and an alleged organized crime syndicate in Chinatown.

04/14/2014

Protesters inside the Cadlillac dealership on Van Ness Ave. in San Francisco in 1964. (Phiz Mezey)

San Francisco During Civil Rights Movement: 50 Years Since Auto Row Protests

This week marks the 50th anniversary of a civil rights demonstration where hundreds of protesters were arrested at car dealerships along San Francisco’s Auto Row.

04/11/2014

A law enforcement official runs towards a massive fire in a residential neighborhood September 9, 2010 in San Bruno. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

PG&E Charged With Felonies In San Bruno Pipeline Explosion

Pacific Gas and Electric has been charged with federal felony counts involving safety violations linked to a 2010 natural gas pipeline explosion that killed eight people in the San Francisco Bay Area.

04/01/2014

After Failing To Reform, Oakland PD To Fall Under Court Appointed Director

Oakland Police On Track To Hire 100 New Officers By Year’s End

The Oakland Police Department says it’s on track to hire 100 new officers by the end of the year signaling a potential turnaround for the force that has struggled with dwindling numbers for years.

03/21/2014

Oakland Mayor Jean Quan has plans to outline a proposal to build more housing units and bring in new residents as proposed during her State of the City address on March 6, 2014. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Oakland Mayor Quan’s State Of The City Optimism May Not Be Enough For Re-Election

Oakland Mayor Jean Quan delivered her last State of The City Address Thursday before facing voters in her re-election effort this fall.

03/07/2014

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New York City Mayor To Appear On ‘The Good Wife’

Mayor Bill de Blasio will be making a guest appearance as himself on an episode of CBS’ “The Good Wife”.

03/04/2014

Sebastopol Mayor Robert Jacob is also executive director of two medical marijuana dispensaries in Sonoma County. (City of Sebastopol)

Marijuana Dispensary Director Becomes Sebastopol Mayor

The Sebastopol City Council Tuesday night unanimously selected as mayor the founder and executive director of two Peace in Medicine licensed medical marijuana dispensaries in Sonoma County.

12/04/2013

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