Oakland’s Parks and Recreations Department, which lacks funds to improve or even maintain the city-owned properties, is now considering a policy that would allow corporations and wealthy donors to buy the right to name public parks, gardens and recreation centers if they can pay their care.
A potential farewell concert by Paul McCartney at Candlestick Park may move from the 49ers old home to their new home in Santa Clara.
This week marks the 50th anniversary of a civil rights demonstration where hundreds of protesters were arrested at car dealerships along San Francisco’s Auto Row.
While popular with weekend drivers in the city, San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee’s request to eliminate Sunday parking meters has not found much support among city transit officials.
Drivers in the South Bay hoping for a faster commute may soon be able to buy it.
Tuition hikes at CSU and UC campus may be frozen but that doesn’t mean the cost for students isn’t rising. Many campuses are now charging “Student Success” fees.
While PG&E has been claiming it is being accountable for the San Bruno pipeline accident that killed eight people and resulted in federal felony charges being filed against the corporation Monday, the company’s executives have yet to face the media, instead choosing to distribute “video news releases” of edited sound bites for the media to use, in addition to purchasing television advertising.
Even seasoned lawmakers will admit it: campaign finance reform can be a tricky issue for legislators and constituents to tackle, but with the recent indictment of state Sen. Leland Yee, the topic is again circulating in Sacramento and beyond.
Suspended state Sen. Leland Yee could have over $600, 000 to spend on his legal bills thanks to the campaign donations he accumulated for his now-defunct run for Secretary of State.
California Gov. Jerry Brown on Friday called on State Sen. Leland Yee, who faces federal corruption and gun trafficking charges, and two other senators to resign after the state Senate passed a resolution suspending all three.