San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee signed a $500 million transportation infrastructure bond for the November ballot on Monday while also unveiling other initiatives for improving pedestrian safety in the city.
The Berkeley City Council has voted unanimously to place a one-cent-per ounce soda tax measure on the November ballot.
City leaders are considering a sales tax increase, or possibly increasing the tax for marijuana shops, as a way to increase revenues.
It’s crunch time for would-be California ballot initiatives with backers of some particularly controversial ones acknowledging they may not have the support or money to qualify their initiatives for the November ballot.
San Mateo County election officials announced Thursday that 65 uncounted provisional ballots from November’s election were found last week in a vault at the department’s headquarters.
A research firm says home sales rose last month in the San Francisco Bay area despite a lack of buyers for high-end properties.
Public Defender Jeff Adachi highlighted “fiscal responsibility” as he filed his mayoral nomination papers just before the late afternoon deadline at City Hall on Friday.
A political campaign in San Francisco is picking up steam, but without an actual candidate to campaign for.
Governor Jerry Brown has threatened to place his tax measure on the ballot without Republican support. It’s not what the governor wanted, but he may be forced to, according to KCBS and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier.