A 33-percent salary increase for the Contra Costa Board of Supervisors appears to be on its way out. As Board chair West County supervisor John Gioia assumed his new role in 2015.
Petitions with thousands of signatures aimed at blocking a huge raise for Contra Costa County Supervisors have been delivered.
A consumer-advocacy group says one of the recently-released emails between PG&E and the California Public Utilities Commission shows the commission’s president pushed a backroom deal to award PG&E millions in unearned energy efficiency incentives.
An Antioch mother’s campaign to get Disney to represent children with Down syndrome in its films has grabbed tens of thousands of signatures and the attention of Disney headquarters.
An Antioch couple says a little more diversity in popular culture could go a long way to prevent the bullying of children with disabilities, and they’re calling on Disney to make a change.
A Bay Area mother of a child with Down syndrome and a big fan of animated Disney movies has gathered tens of thousands of signatures in a petition urging the studio to show characters with Down syndrome as heroes.
The idea to rename the Waldo Tunnel in Marin County just north of the Golden Gate Bridge for the late comedian Robin Williams is coming to a vote.
The Robin Williams tunnel petition from back in August is moving forward—and it has the family’s support…
Controversy Grows Over Signature Drive Using ‘Bullying’ Tactics To Overturn Oakland Garbage Contract
The controversy over the push to overturn Oakland’s $1 billion garbage contract is growing, with signature gatherers accused of missing the facts.
Enraged Paul McCartney Show-Goers Start Petition Demanding Refund Following Candlestick Parking Debacle
A Change.org petition is online to reclaim the ticket costs after what would-be concert-goers are calling “negligent lack of planning.” (Via LIVE 105)