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Oakland Mayor Jean Quan.

Campaign To Recall Oakland Mayor Quan Begins Gathering Signatures

The group looking to recall Oakland Mayor Jean Quan needs to gather approximately 20,000 valid signatures by next May.

12/13/2011

(AP)

California Volunteers Gathering Signatures To Block Gay History Law

Fired-up volunteers in California have started gathering signatures for a ballot referendum that would repeal the nation’s first law requiring public schools to include prominent gay people and gay rights milestones in history and social science lessons.

09/03/2011

A customer walks into a Safeway store in San Anselmo. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Phil Matier: Safeway Versus Paid Signature Gatherers

Safeway is complaining that paid petition signature gatherers are not playing fair outside their Bay Area stores. Those signature gatherers though say their first amendment rights aren’t being respected.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–08/11/2011

ballot box

Phil Matier: Governor Vetoes Bill On Signature-Gathering Fee Change

A bill that would have made it illegal pay a per-signature fee to companies that circulate ballot petitions was vetoed Monday by Gov. Jerry Brown.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–08/02/2011

San Francisco Federal Building

Residents, Neighbors Look To Clean Up San Francisco Plaza

The quiet plaza near the San Francisco Federal Building has been filled with crime and vandalism, a problem for many neighbors and residents in the area.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–07/25/2011

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