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San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Francisco Mayor Lee Heads To Baltimore To Make Good On Super Bowl Bet

The mayor of San Francisco is heading to Baltimore for a day of community service in honor of the Ravens’ victory over the 49ers in the Super Bowl.

04/26/2013

Oakland Mayor Jean Quan delivers the State of the City address at City Hall on February 8, 2012. (CBS)

Oakland Mayor’s Newsletter Includes Promotion For Lock-Picking Class

Oakland Mayor Jean Quan surprised residents with a recent newsletter, including a promotion for a class on how to pick locks.

02/28/2013

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Central California Mayor Facing Charges After Fight Over Milkshake Price

Authorities say a California official who was yelling about the price of a milkshake at a Foster’s Freeze shop is facing a misdemeanor charge after he challenged a bystander who tried to intercede to a fight.

02/06/2013

Firefighters respond to a fire at the law offices of Vallejo Mayor Osby Davis on September 29, 2012. (CBS)

Suspect Arrested For Arson Fire At Vallejo Mayor’s Law Office

Vallejo police arrested a suspect Friday on suspicion of three arsons, including one at the office of Mayor Osby Davis.

10/26/2012

Firefighters respond to a fire at the law offices of Vallejo Mayor Osby Davis on September 29, 2012. (CBS)

Vallejo Mayor Says Arson At Law Office Was Act Of Intimidation

On Monday, Vallejo Mayor Osby Davis called the fire at his law business early Saturday morning “a malicious and cowardly act” in an escalating attempt to intimidate him.

10/01/2012

Interim San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee

San Francisco Mayor Lee Ditches ‘Stop And Frisk’ Proposal

San Francisco’s mayor has abandoned a police stop and frisk proposal designed to get weapons off the streets.

08/07/2012

City Hall in Stockton. (CBS)

Stockton Bankruptcy To Hit City Retirees Hard

When Stockton becomes the largest U.S. city ever to file for bankruptcy, it will strike a hard blow to residents, especially city employees and retirees whose health benefits and pensions helped drive the city toward insolvency.

06/27/2012

A foreclosed Stockton home. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Stockton Bankruptcy Set After Mediation With Creditors Fails

Officials in Stockton said Tuesday that mediation with the city’s creditors has failed, meaning it is set to become the largest American city ever to declare bankruptcy.

06/26/2012

Oakland Mayor Jean Quan delivers the State of the City address at City Hall on February 8, 2012. (CBS)

Oakland Mayor Likely To Survive Recall Push

Embattled Oakland Mayor Jean Quan appears likely to survive a pair of recall efforts which have been aimed at her for much of the past year.

05/09/2012

Anonymous

Hacker Group Posts Addresses Of Top Oakland Officials

The hacker group Anonymous appears to have posted the addresses and other personal information of Oakland city officials to the Internet.

02/07/2012

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