The San Francisco Board of Supervisors unanimously approved legislation Tuesday that aims to educate consumers about the potential health problems associated with consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages as well as limit advertising and sales of such products on public property.
The cell phone industry is suing the city of Berkeley over an ordinance requiring retailers to attach warning labels to cell phones.
The town of Clearlake in Lake County is now center stage in an emotional legal battle over medical marijuana, and patients say a complete ban on all cultivation is putting lives at risk, and are filing a suit to stop it.
Local restaurants, markets and street food vendors in San Jose will no longer be using foam and Styrofoam containers for food and beverages starting in the new year.
Every time there’s a quake come the reminders about being prepared and the need to upgrade old buildings. But some owners are skipping the retrofitting altogether.
El Cerrito is going from zero to 100 in a move that would ban smoking from most public, residential and commercial areas.
BART police have begun enforcing a ban on sleeping, lying down or sitting with legs extended at Powell Street Station Monday with plans to expand the ordinance to all BART stations, prompting many homeless people to move elsewhere.
Medical marijuana collectives have until July 18 to turn in 66,000 valid signatures.
With the framework close to being finished, Santa Clara County is moving forward with work on a living-wage ordinance, with a first step due in June.
Santa Cruz is the first county in California to pass an anti-fracking ordinance that prohibits the controversial oil-drilling method.