In a sweeping new policy statement prompted by pot legalization of some form in 22 states, including California, the U.S. Justice Department gave the green light to states to adopt tight regulatory schemes to oversee the medical and recreational marijuana industries burgeoning across the country.
Award-winning journalist and war correspondent Michael Hastings has died in a car accident in Los Angeles. He won a Polk Award for magazine reporting for a story that was credited with ending Gen. Stanley McChrystal’s career after it revealed the military’s candid criticisms of the Obama administration.
Google is asking the Obama administration for permission to disclose more details about the U.S. government’s demands for emails and other information that people transmit online.
The Bay Area is receiving 280 vouchers to get homeless veterans permanent housing.
An assault weapons ban won’t be in the gun-control legislation that Democrats bring to the Senate floor next month, a decision that means the ban’s chances of survival now are all but hopeless.
Planning to sell your home? You may want to wait until 2016 before listing it.
Some young people who currently reside in California illegally will soon be eligible for driver’s licences if they successfully enroll in President Barack Obama’s new work permit program, according to the California Department of Motor Vehicles.
A Bay Area’s author’s new book claims that U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder authorized raids against California pot dispensaries last year to create a distraction from the failed “Fast and Furious” gun sting operation.
Newly-released documents show that nearly 1,900 people lost their jobs last year when Fremont’s Solyndra Solar Panel maker failed last year, hundreds more than the company’s initial claim.
High-profile advocates of same-sex marriage in San Francisco are thrilled that two high-ranking members of the Obama administration seem to have changed their positions on gay marriage.