House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi is criticizing the Obama administration for its crackdown on California medical marijuana dispensaries.
Protesters took to the steps of San Francisco’s City Hall over the U.S. Supreme Court hearings on Arizona’s controversial immigration laws. They say it’s a case of merciless racial profiling.
A San Francisco physician who oversaw the city’s efforts to prevent HIV infections has been named as director of the Office of National AIDS Policy.
The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development is awarding over $200 million in federal grants to 731 local homeless programs across the country.
To save the imperiled spotted owl, the Obama administration is moving forward with a controversial plan to shoot barred owls, a rival bird that has shoved its smaller cousin aside.
Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood strongly defended the federal government’s nearly $4 billion investment in high-speed rail in California.
The Fremont solar panel manufacturer that received a half-billion dollar loan from the federal government has been unable to attract much interest from potential buyers to take over its operations.
Congress is on the verge of killing funding for President Barack Obama’s signature high-speed rail program, but it may have some life in it still, especially if the San Francisco-to-Anaheim high-speed project is built.
Energy Secretary Steven Chu testified Thursday that no one from the White House ever contacted him to make a political decision on a half-billion-dollar loan to a Fremont solar company that later went bankrupt.
The Obama administration wanted the failing solar energy company Solyndra to delay announcing employee layoffs last year until after the 2010 midterm elections, Republican investigators say.