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(Photo credit: Einstein For Oakland/Andy Sanders)

Dog From Occupy Encampment Joins Pack Hoping To Become Oakland’s Mayor

There are currently 19 candidates vying to unseat incumbent Jean Quan as Mayor of Oakland, but one low-profile candidte wants you to consider him as an alternative to the regular political tail-wagging.

07/15/2014

San Jose

San Jose’s Rapid Housing Construction Causes Concerns Of Overbuilding

The demand for additional housing in Silicon Valley is producing results, but some are concerned over-building could create the next housing bubble.

07/11/2014

Antioch Police

Wave Of 16 Shootings Hit Antioch Over 2-Week Period

16 people have been shot in Antioch in the past two weeks, including an 11-year old boy in a recent wave of violence that has left five people dead.

07/09/2014

Members of the grounds crew cover the infield after the Oakland Athletics game against the Seattle Mariners was postponed because the field was unplayable due to recent rain at O.co Coliseum on April 4, 2014 in Oakland. (Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Oakland A’s Lease Agreement Could Be Tweaked Behind Closed Doors Monday

Oakland City Council is set to meet behind closed doors Monday to go over details of the A’s lease agreement that was approved by the Coliseum board last Thursday.

07/07/2014

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee speaks with KPIX 5 reporter Anne Makovec about the arrest of State Sen. Leland Yee, March 26, 2014. (CBS)

Mayor Lee’s Office Under Fire For Violating Parking Laws

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee’s office is keeping quiet after photos surfaced of the mayor’s entourage violating a few parking laws.

07/02/2014

Formor San Francisco Mayor Willie Brown (Trisha Leeper/Getty Images)

Willie Brown Played Role In Muni’s Tentative Contract Agreement

It seems former San Francisco Mayor Willie Brown was the secret weapon that broke the impasse between the San Francisco’s City’s Municipal Transportation Agency and operators.

06/30/2014

State Sen. Mark Leno is confident a new Kill-Switch bill will pass the Senate.

Committee Passes Phone Anti-Theft, Kill-Switch Measure—Heads To Full State Assembly

A measure that would force smartphones sold in California to include a kill switch to try to stop the epidemic of phone thefts is now headed to the full state Assembly.

06/24/2014

Berkeley Mayor Tom Bates. (CBS)

Berkeley Mayor’s Proposal For Regional Minimum Wage Hike Gains Traction

A plan by Berkeley’s Mayor to establish a regional minimum wage is gaining support in the East Bay.

06/23/2014

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San Francisco Waterfront ‘Caught Between Public Input And The Power Of The Mayor’s Office’ Says Grand Jury Investigation

A grand jury investigation in response to a citizen complaint about politically connected developers pulling the strings on San Francisco’s port development finds major concerns about public input and the power of the mayor’s office.

06/19/2014

California Mayor Resigns After Being Caught On Video For Tossing Dog Poop On Rival's Lawn San Marino Mayor Dennis Kneier

California Mayor Resigns After Being Caught On Video For Tossing Dog Poop On Rival’s Lawn

In the latest chapter of the controversy dubbed as “poopgate,” San Marino Mayor Dennis Kneier is stepping down after admitting to tossing a bag of dog poop onto a political opponents walkway.

06/18/2014

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