Secretary of State Debra Bowen announced Tuesday that backers of a plan to end the California high-speed rail project had the green light to begin collecting signatures in an effort to get an initiative on the ballot.
As Bay Area commuters deal with the second BART union strike this year, a movement to ban the state’s public transit workers from striking is gaining steam, according to a politician gathering signatures for the campaign.
A petition drive is underway to overturn legislation signed into law by the Governor Jerry Brown that would make accommodations for transgendered students in California’s public schools.
More 100,000 people have signed an online petition urging President Barack Obama to oppose efforts by states to block Palo Alto-based Tesla Motors from selling its electric cars directly to consumers, a company spokeswoman said Tuesday.
A Daly City woman has been charged with forging the signatures of about 80 San Jose city officials and their spouses, including four City Council members, on petitions for a ballot measure on that passed in November, prosecutors said.
The University of California’s new logo isn’t getting high marks from some students, employees and alumni.
Ryan Andresen and his family presented more than 400,000 signatures gathered in an online petition to the Mt. Diablo Silverado Council on Thursday, supporting his reinstatement.
A 19-year-old in Vallejo is looking for a roommate, but compatibility may be an issue. She’s an Orca – a killer whale at Six Flags Discovery Kingdom. And a Vallejo woman is complaining that the park is breaking the law by not providing a companion.
Petitions were delivered to Apple stores in San Francisco and other cities around the world Thursday calling on the tech giant to do more to improve working conditions at its factories overseas.
Students at San Jose State are launching an initiative to raise that city’s minimum wage to one of the highest in the nation as the result of one very ambitious sociology class.