politics

Loretta Sanchez

U.S. Senate Candidate Apologizes After ‘War Cry’ In Reference To Native Americans During Convention

U.S. Senate candidate Loretta Sanchez is apologizing after a videotape surfaced showing her making a “whooping cry” in reference to Native Americans during a talk with constituents during the state Democratic Convention in Southern California this weekend.

05/17/2015

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Berkeley Passes Nation’s First Radiation Warning For New Cellphones

The city council of Berkeley voted to pass a cellphone “right to know” law Tuesday, making it the first safety ordinance of its kind in the country.

05/13/2015

Sam Liccardo, candidate for San Jose Mayor. (CBS)

San Jose Mayor Liccardo Calls For Police Accountability After Data Shows Department’s Potential Racial Bias

San Jose’s Mayor Sam Liccardo is calling for increased police accountability in the wake of data that shows the department routinely stops or detains blacks and Latinos at disproportionate rates.

05/12/2015

U.S. Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) speaks during the Berkeley Forum on the UC Berkeley campus on March 19, 2014 in Berkeley. Paul addressed the Berkeley Forum and focused on the importance of privacy and curtailing domestic government surveillance. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Rand Paul To Open Campaign Office In San Francisco

Presidential candidate and Kentucky senator Rand Paul says he’s offically opening a campaign office in San Francisco’s South of Market neighborhood.

05/08/2015

(Photo: San Francisco Police Department)

San Francisco Political Consultant With Ties To Mayor Lee Arrested On Child Pornography Charges

Officers say they found prominent San Francisco political consultant, Enrique Pearce, in possession of more than 600 images of people under 18 engaged in sexual conduct and arrested him Thursday.

05/08/2015

A voter fills out their ballot at a polling station inside San Francisco City Hall. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

‘Kill The Gays’ Author Schemes To Get Murderous Hate Law On Ballot Without Gathering Signatures

“Take notice that if your office and the California secretary of state refuse to clear the Sodomite Suppression Act for signature circulation, I may demand as remedy that it be placed on the election ballot directly.” With that claim, a gay-hating lawyer hopes to bypass the entire signature gathering process and put his murderous legislation on the ballot directly.

05/08/2015

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Fiorina.org Used To Shame GOP Hopeful’s Hewlett-Packard Legacy After Candidate Fails To Grab Domain

CarlyForPresident.com is a slick website filled with background on Republican Presidential hopeful Carly Fiorina. Fiorina.org is not.

05/05/2015

Russian lawmaker Ilya Ponomarev says he is exiled in San Jose after standing up to President Putin. (CBS)

Russian Lawmaker Exiled In Bay Area After Standing Up To President Putin

A Russian lawmaker who dared to stand up to President Vladimir Putin is for all intents and purposes stuck in San Jose.

05/03/2015

Tom Del Beccaro

In KPIX Interview, Former California GOP Chairman Launches Campaign For U.S. Senate

Tom Del Beccaro, former chairman of the California Republican Party, announced on KPIX Sunday that he’s launching a longshot bid to succeed Barbara Boxer as California’s next U.S. senator

04/26/2015

Mirkarimi Press Conference

SF Superior Court Judge Wipes False Imprisonment Conviction From Sheriff Mirkarimi’s Record

Mirkarimi, who is running for re-election to his post in November, pleaded guilty to the misdemeanor charge for an domestic incident involving his wife.

04/20/2015

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