Soldiers carry them into battle, fly them high over foreign bases, and triumphantly carry them in processions, but those stars and stripes, until now, have often been made in China.
With a possible federal budget sequestration looming on March 1, the Federal Aviation Administration could close several Bay Area air traffic control towers and flights into major airports like San Francisco’s could face delays of up to 90 minutes.
An overflow crowd at Vallejo City Hall Wednesday night debated the future of gun rights in America at a town hall style meeting called by the North Bay Congressman leading the House effort on gun control legislation.
Rep. Mike Thompson is holding public forums in the North Bay on gun violence reduction and prevention Wednesday night and Thursday.
A Bay Area lawmaker who survived a massacre was appointed Friday to the Congressional task force on gun control created in response to the Connecticut elementary school killings.
California’s Democratic Congressional representatives sounded off Thursday about how budget cuts proposed by House Republicans would impact the Golden State.