A push to change California’s affirmative action law at public universities is losing steam in the State legislature after several Asian-American lawmakers pulled their support for the bill.
an Francisco Mayor Ed Lee sits down with KCBS’ Barbara Taylor and Chronicle Insider Phil Matier to talk about issues including pedestrian safety, Muni, the Warrior’s waterfront arena and twhat he says is the city’s most critical challenge—housing.
Police in Oakland want to drop the city’s ShotSpotter program—a gunshot detection system—calling it expensive and redundant, despite calls from residents in high-crime neighborhoods to keep it.
A UC Berkeley student cooperative is reconsidering a permissive drug policy after a near million-dollar settlement with the family of Josh Gibson, a student, who needs around-the-clock care since he suffered an overdose at Cloyne Court in 2010.
Tuesday’s massive fire in Mission Bay could be a big blow for one of San Francisco’s emerging neighborhoods. There are questions about what will become of the retail development along Fourth Street.
A proposal by the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency to triple the cost to $6 to ride the city’s historic streetcars is being meet with opposition from a volunteer group that helps preserve the line cars along commuters, merchants and tourism officials.
Oakland’s former City Administrator Deanna Santana says she’s willing to work as a consultant for the city, but only if she doesn’t have to have any contact with Mayor Jean Quan.
Insider Phil Matier reports San Francisco firefighters are doing pretty well financially as overtime pay is making them some of the highest-paid city workers.
UberX, Lyft and Side Car are all on notice now that San Francisco’s Board of Supervisors are looking at ways to clamp down on the ride sharing companies.
Jean Quan’s 10,000 resident plan, part of her re-election campaign, would include thousands of new housing units in the city.